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Ashwin Ferro

Ashwin Ferro

He is the Deputy Sports Editor at Mid-day and has covered big-ticket events for the organization like the 2015 Cricket World Cup, the 2008 Olympics, and several Asian Games; specialises in hockey. Twitter: @ashwinferro

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Coach Janneke Schopman should bow out gracefully!

Coach Janneke Schopman should bow out gracefully!

Schopman’s contract with Indian hockey ends around July-August and her latest rant against Hockey India has only confirmed her departure thereafter... [Read More]

22 February,2024 12:31 PM IST | Mumbai | Ashwin Ferro
Bhumika leads Mumbai University to football title

Bhumika leads Mumbai University to football title

In-form skipper Mane helps Mumbai beat Amravati 1-0 in final of Maharashtra State Inter-University Sports Festival at Lonere; striker emerges highest scorer of the tournament with 10 goals... [Read More]

08 February,2024 04:18 PM IST | Panvel | Ashwin Ferro
Thane teen Aaryan’s golden show

Thane teen Aaryan’s golden show

Young Gavande, 17, clinches gymnastics gold at Khelo India Youth Games in Chennai; coach reveals parents of other academy students help fund Gavande, the son of an electrician ... [Read More]

24 January,2024 12:05 AM IST | Mumbai | Ashwin Ferro
Sir alex to blame for India’s hockey heartbreak!

Sir alex to blame for India’s hockey heartbreak!

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Japan’s Indian head coach Jude Menezes tells mid-day that Man United legend Ferguson’s defensive philosophy helped them beat India 1-0 and qualify for Paris Games; India skipper Savita inconsolable as Olympic dream ends... [Read More]

19 January,2024 07:00 AM IST | Mumbai | Ashwin Ferro
State beach boys shimmer in silver

State beach boys shimmer in silver

Maharashtra’s U-21 team win historic medal in maiden outing at Diu Beach Games; WIFA assure more support for the sport across state’s coastline... [Read More]

12 January,2024 07:25 AM IST | Mumbai | Ashwin Ferro
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14,000 people, 1,200 tractors at Shambhu border, MHA tells Punjab govt

14,000 people, 1,200 tractors at Shambhu border, MHA tells Punjab govt

The Centre has estimated that nearly 14,000 people have gathered along the Punjab-Haryana border with 1,200 tractor-trolleys, 300 cars, 10 mini-buses as well as small vehicles and conveyed its strong objections to the Punjab government for it, sources said on Tuesday (Pics/PTI)... [Read More]

21 February,2024 01:43 PM IST
IN PHOTOS | IND vs ENG Tests: Records R. Ashwin will be eyeing in the series

IN PHOTOS | IND vs ENG Tests: Records R. Ashwin will be eyeing in the series

The first test match between India and England has started and here are some of the records that Ravichandran Ashwin will be eying in the series (Pic: File Pic)... [Read More]

25 January,2024 12:28 PM IST
Police detain over 40 amid protests over Serbian election irregularities

Police detain over 40 amid protests over Serbian election irregularities

The detainment of 38 individuals by Serbian police follows ongoing protests triggered by reported irregularities during the recent general elections. The opposition, particularly the group Serbia Against Violence, alleges election fraud, especially in Belgrade. Pics/ AFP... [Read More]

25 December,2023 06:11 PM IST
IN PHOTOS: Former councilors Deepak Hande and Ashwini Hande join CM Shinde camp

IN PHOTOS: Former councilors Deepak Hande and Ashwini Hande join CM Shinde camp

Former councilors of Mumbai`s Bhatwadi in Ghatkopar, Deepak Hande and Ashwini Hande, have officially joined the Maharashtra CM Eknath Shinde-led Shiv Sena, a move that was marked by a party induction ceremony in the presence of Chief Minister Shinde. Pics/CMO... [Read More]

10 December,2023 04:29 PM IST
Heavy drilling machines to speed up rescue op of trapped workers in Uttarkashi

Heavy drilling machines to speed up rescue op of trapped workers in Uttarkashi

Heavy auger drilling machines have reached Chinyalisaur helipad in Uttarkashi to rescue 40 labourers who have been trapped inside after a portion of the under-construction tunnel collapsed on Sunday (Pics/PTI and AFP)... [Read More]

15 November,2023 04:00 PM IST
IN PHOTOS: Midnight earthquake kills at least 140 people in Nepal

IN PHOTOS: Midnight earthquake kills at least 140 people in Nepal

At least 140 people were killed in an earthquake that originated in Nepal`s Jajarkot district on Friday at midnight. More than 140 people sustained injuries in Jajarkot and Rukum districts of western Nepal. See pics (Photo/AFP and PTI)... [Read More]

04 November,2023 09:48 AM IST
IN PHOTOS: How this Muslim couple organises Durga Puja pandal in Mumbai

IN PHOTOS: How this Muslim couple organises Durga Puja pandal in Mumbai

Jai Mata Di Sarvajanik Navratra Utsav Mandal is a Durga Puja pandal organised by the Muslim couple Mohammed Tahir and Zubeda for more than 40 years in Mumbai’s suburban region - Vakola. Report by: Katyayani Kapoor... [Read More]

20 October,2023 03:00 PM IST
IN PHOTOS: Hundreds rescued as heavy rains flood several parts of Nagpur

IN PHOTOS: Hundreds rescued as heavy rains flood several parts of Nagpur

Heavy rains over a span of few hours flooded many parts of Nagpur city, following which more than 400 people, including 70 students from a school for the speech and hearing-impaired, were rescued, said Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Saturday. Pics/NDRF... [Read More]

23 September,2023 04:30 PM IST
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 Vande Bharat Train: BIG UPDATE by Ashwini Vaishnav

Vande Bharat Train: BIG UPDATE by Ashwini Vaishnav

On 26th of February, PM Narendra Modi inaugurated and laid the foundation stone and dedicated to the nation over 2000 railway infrastructure projects worth around Rs 41,000 crores. On this occasion, Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw thanked  Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the projects. He also vowed to transform the railway industry. Aswini Vaishnaw informed that soon the railway will be exporting India’s Vande Bharat Express for which the process has been started. The Ministry of Railways is readying a roadmap to start the export of Vande Bharat Train by 2025-26. They are also working to increase production of Bande Bharat trains..... [Read More]

26 February,2024 05:25 PM IST
“Aapke Aashirwad Sar Aankhon Par…” PM Modi’s dig at Kharge for “400 Paar”

“Aapke Aashirwad Sar Aankhon Par…” PM Modi’s dig at Kharge for “400 Paar”

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the Upper House of the Parliament on February 07. He took a sharp jibe at LoP Mallikarjun Kharge and thanked him for his ‘400 seats’ remark. PM Modi said, "I could not say it that day but I express my special gratitude to Kharge ji. I was listening to him with great attention and enjoyment that day. The lack of entertainment that we were missing in the Lok Sabha was fulfilled by him..."... [Read More]

07 February,2024 04:58 PM IST
Ayodhya Ram Mandir: A 400 Kg Lock Reaches Ayodhya Ahead Of ‘Pran Pratishtha’

Ayodhya Ram Mandir: A 400 Kg Lock Reaches Ayodhya Ahead Of ‘Pran Pratishtha’

Ayodhya Ram Mandir: Devotees from all across the country are offering different things ahead of the Ram Temple consecration ceremony. On January 20, devotees from Aligarh district of UP brought a lock weighing over 400 kg to the temple. It took around six months to prepare the lock and its key. ... [Read More]

20 January,2024 01:35 PM IST | Mumbai
Built at cost of over Rs 17,840 crore, all you need to know about Atal Setu

Built at cost of over Rs 17,840 crore, all you need to know about Atal Setu

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Maharashtra tomorrow and unveil projects worth over Rs 30,500 crore in the state. He will inaugurate the Atal Bihari Vajpayee Sewri-Nhava Sheva Atal Setu, built at a cost of about Rs 17,840 crore. Atal Setu is the longest bridge and also the longest sea bridge in the country. During the visit, the Prime Minister will also lay the foundation stone of an underground road tunnel connecting Eastern Freeway`s Orange Gate and launch Namo Mahila Shashaktikaran Abhiyaan in the state.... [Read More]

12 January,2024 11:12 AM IST
Uttarkashi Tunnel Collapse: Medical equipment reaches incident site

Uttarkashi Tunnel Collapse: Medical equipment reaches incident site

Rescue operations at the Uttarkashi tunnel collapse site continued for Day 12 on November 23. No stone is being left unturned to evacuate 41 trapped labourers from inside the tunnel’s rubbles. ‘Good news’ can be expected any hour now as medical teams are on their toes for workers’ safe evacuation. Medical equipment has reached the Silkyara tunnel site and 40 ambulances are on standby. The ambulances are fully-equipped to provide enhanced medical assistance to patients during transportation. On November 21, an endoscopy camera was used to know the whereabouts of the workers. Hot meals are also being sent to the trapped workers through a 6-inch pipeline. International tunnelling expert Arnold Dix has assured that the workers would be safely evacuated. 41 labourers have been trapped inside the Uttarkashi Silkyara tunnel since November 12.... [Read More]

23 November,2023 10:50 AM IST
Diwali 2023: Ananya Panday, Aditya Roy Kapur & Others At Ekta Kapoor's Bash

Diwali 2023: Ananya Panday, Aditya Roy Kapur & Others At Ekta Kapoor's Bash

Diwali 2023: Ekta Kapoor`s grand Diwali bash at her residence in Mumbai was attended by Kriti Sanon, Ananya Panday, Aditya Roy Kapur, Disha Patani, and many others. The guest list also included Karan Johar, Shanaya Kapoor, Shilpa Shetty, Shamita Shetty, Raj Kundra, Nargis Fakhri, Bhumi Pednekar, Tajasswi Prakash, Karan Kundrra, Alaya F, Mouni Roy, Richa Chadha, Ali Fazal, Vidya Balan, and others. While all the celebrities opted for gorgeous traditional looks for the occasion, some stole the show in their striking ensembles. Check out the best-dressed stars from Ekta Kapoor`s Diwali bash and what they wore below in this video!... [Read More]

11 November,2023 06:19 PM IST
Vande Bharat Sleeper: Railway Minister says  “Just looking like a wow

Vande Bharat Sleeper: Railway Minister says “Just looking like a wow"

Railways Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw used the viral phrase “Just looking like a WoW!”, to describe the beauty of Vande Bharat trains. `Just looking like a wow` trend, which can be traced back to Jasmine Kaur, who posted the video on her Instagram profile, has taken the internet by storm. Vaishnaw’s comments came weeks after he shared concept images of luxurious Vande Bharat`s Sleeper Coaches. Scheduled to be launched by the Indian Railways in 2024, the Vande Bharat sleeper train is set to revolutionize long-distance overnight train travel in India. The first Vande Bharat Express was launched in 2019 from Delhi to Varanasi and since then the semi-high-speed train has become a popular mode of transport within the country.... [Read More]

08 November,2023 05:56 PM IST
Andhra Train Accident: Railways Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw monitors the situation

Andhra Train Accident: Railways Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw monitors the situation

In response to the Andhra train accident, Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw took stock of the situation from the war room in Delhi. The horrific train accident on Oct 29 in Andhra Pradesh’s Vizianagram district has jolted the nation. Notably, the death toll has mounted to 11, and at least 50 people were injured in the tragic accident. CPRO East Coast Railways informed that 18 trains have been cancelled and around 22 have been diverted. Andhra CM YS Jagan ordered immediate relief measures at the accident site. The Prime Minister has also announced the ex-gratia of Rs 2 lakh from the PMNRF for the next of kin of each deceased. ... [Read More]

30 October,2023 10:47 AM IST
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