Indian men beat Oman 3-0 to register first win in ACT

Indian men beat Oman 3-0 to register first win in ACT

Indian men’s hockey team defeated Oman 3-0 to register their first win in the third Asian Champions Trophy at Kakamigahara, Japan today. India opened the scoring against the run of play in the 19th minute through Akashdeep Singh’s strike. Talwinder Singh doubled India’s lead in the 30th minute with another field goal. After the change […]

Paes & Stepanek begin Doubles campaign at World Tour Finals

Paes & Stepanek begin Doubles campaign at World Tour Finals

In Tennis, India’s Leander Paes will begin his campaign of the ATP World Tour Finals at London, England today. In its opening Men’s Doubles Group-B fixture, the seventh seeded Indo-Czech duo of Leander Paes and Radek Stepanek will clash with the second seeded Austrian-Brazilian combination of Alexander Peya and Bruno Soares. Leander Paes is the […]

Sensex declines 265 points, closes at 20,975

Sensex declines 265 points, closes at 20,975

Snapping five days of gains, the Sensex at the Bombay Stock Exchange declined 265 points, or 1.3 percent, to close at 20,975, on profit-booking by investors, today. The Sensex had climbed almost 670 points in the previous five trading sessions. The Nifty at the National Stock Exchange fell 64 points, or 1 percent, to 6,253. […]

India Mission to Mars blasts off successfully

India Mission to Mars blasts off successfully

India’s maiden voyage to the red planet began at the scheduled time as per the planned procedure. PSLV C 25 blasted off successfully today at 2 38 pm from the Sathish Dhawan Space Centre Sriharikota 100 kms away from Chennai All the four stages of ignition and separation took place in a text book fashion. […]

Haven’t found the special one yet: Priyanka

Haven’t found the special one yet: Priyanka

Actress Priyanka Chopra says she has not found the “special one” yet, with whom she would like to get married. “I am not getting married anytime soon. I haven’t yet found the special one with whom I would like to settle down,” Priyanka said. Her younger brother Siddharth Chopra recently got engaged and is likely […]

Djokovic lifts Paris Masters Tennis tournament

Djokovic lifts Paris Masters Tennis tournament

World Number Two Serbia’s Novak Djokovic has lifted the Paris Masters Tennis tournament. In the title clash at at the Bercy arena last night, Djokovic defeated defending champion David Ferrer of Spain in straight sets, 7-5, 7-5. This was Djokovic’s 40th career title. Ferrer fell short of becoming the first player to successfully defend the […]

Oil prices up in Asia

Oil prices up in Asia

Oil prices rose in Asia today as dealers await US economic data this week that could provide a clue to when the Federal Reserve will start winding down its stimulus programme. New York’s main contract West Texas Intermediate or WTI for December delivery gained nine cents to 94.70 a barrel in morning trade, while Brent […]