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She has her finger on the pulse of local sport in Mumbai and the badminton scene in India. Twitter: @itssundari

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‘I would have loved to be a food critic’

‘I would have loved to be a food critic’

After announcing his retirement from the professional squash, Saurav Ghosal reveals his choice of profession had he not been an athlete... [Read More]

25 April,2024 11:43 AM IST | Mumbai | SUNDARII IYER
Almost cue-less Kothari’s silver show in Ireland

Almost cue-less Kothari’s silver show in Ireland

India No. 2 Kothari eventually went down 2-8 to Englishman David Causier 2-8 in the best-of-15-frame summit clash... [Read More]

24 April,2024 07:01 AM IST | Mumbai | SUNDARII IYER
‘I’ll still give my best for India’

‘I’ll still give my best for India’

Saurav Ghosal wishes to stay sharp and play a bit longer for the country after retiring from professional squash... [Read More]

24 April,2024 06:31 AM IST | Mumbai | SUNDARII IYER
Raheesh can’t wait to race in Spain and UK

Raheesh can’t wait to race in Spain and UK

After being signed by Wilson Racing for the British Talent Cup, city rider Khatri, 16, is keen on making a mark against top 30 participants later this month... [Read More]

10 April,2024 10:12 AM IST | Mumbai | SUNDARII IYER
Twice as nice for city shuttler Divecha!

Twice as nice for city shuttler Divecha!

Maharashtra’s Naheed considers winning gold in women’s 50 singles and mixed doubles at Indian Masters National Badminton Championship at Panchkula ‘special’... [Read More]

29 March,2024 12:35 PM IST | Mumbai | SUNDARII IYER
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IN PHOTOS | IPL 2024: The Iyer duo takes Kolkata to the finals

IN PHOTOS | IPL 2024: The Iyer duo takes Kolkata to the finals

Kolkata Knight Riders during the IPL 2024 qualifier one match against Sunrisers Hyderabad has sealed their spot for the finals (Pic: File Pic)... [Read More]

22 May,2024 04:33 PM IST
IN PHOTOS | Indian players with most ducks in T20Is

IN PHOTOS | Indian players with most ducks in T20Is

Here is the list of Indian players with the most number of ducks in the shortest format of the game (Pic: AFP/File Pic)... [Read More]

13 January,2024 11:48 AM IST
IN PHOTOS: Rescuers break through Silkyara tunnel, evacuate trapped workers

IN PHOTOS: Rescuers break through Silkyara tunnel, evacuate trapped workers

Rescue workers on Tuesday drilled through the 60-metre stretch of rubble of the collapsed Silkyara tunnel in which 41 workers are trapped for the last 16 days, officials said. Pics/PTI and AFP ... [Read More]

28 November,2023 08:24 PM IST
Drilling to resume at Silkyara tunnel after snag

Drilling to resume at Silkyara tunnel after snag

Following a delay caused by a snag in the rescue operation, the process of drilling through the rubble to create an escape route for 41 trapped workers in the Silkyara tunnel is set to recommence. Former advisor Bhaskar Khulbe informed that drilling with an auger would likely restart by 11:30 am, aiming for successful completion by evening if no further hindrances occur. Pics/PTI... [Read More]

24 November,2023 04:00 PM IST
In Photos: Uttarakhand CM Dhami talks to labourers trapped inside tunnel

In Photos: Uttarakhand CM Dhami talks to labourers trapped inside tunnel

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami visited the Silkyara tunnel in Uttarkashi district on Thursday and spoke to the 41 construction workers trapped inside (Pics/PTI)... [Read More]

23 November,2023 04:04 PM IST
IND vs AUS ICC World Cup 2023 final: Men in Blue sets 241 runs

IND vs AUS ICC World Cup 2023 final: Men in Blue sets 241 runs

The first innings of the ICC World Cup 2023 final between India and Australia has ended. Here`s the story of the `Men in Blue` first innings (Pic: AFP/File Pic)... [Read More]

19 November,2023 05:56 PM IST
Fastest century by Indians in ODI World Cup

Fastest century by Indians in ODI World Cup

As the ICC World Cup 2023 enters the final stage, many Indian batters displayed extraordinary show with the willow. Mid-day looks at top five Indian batters to score fastest ODI World Cup centuries (Pic: AFP/File Pic)... [Read More]

17 November,2023 12:24 PM IST
PM Modi reaches Mumbai to inaugurate International Olympic Committee session

PM Modi reaches Mumbai to inaugurate International Olympic Committee session

Prime Minister Narendra Modi reached Mumbai where he will address the 141st International Olympic Committee (IOC) Session at the Jio World Centre on Saturday (Pics/Eknath Shinde`s Team)... [Read More]

14 October,2023 06:39 PM IST
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Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar attends Pakistan Embassy's Iftar Party

Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar attends Pakistan Embassy's Iftar Party

Pakistan Embassy recently hosted an Iftar party. Congress veteran Mani Shankar Aiyar attended Iftar party hosted by Pakistan Embassy on March 28. As he walked out of the embassy, Mani Shankar Aiyar refused to comment on the Pakistan Embassy Iftar Party. In February, Congress leader sparked controversy by calling Pakistani people "biggest asset of India"... [Read More]

29 March,2024 01:17 PM IST
Uttarkashi Tunnel Rescue: IAF’s aircraft with 41 workers reaches AIIMS Rishikesh

Uttarkashi Tunnel Rescue: IAF’s aircraft with 41 workers reaches AIIMS Rishikesh

IAF`s transport aircraft Chinook carrying 41 workers took off from Chinyalisaur Hospital on Nov 29. The workers have been shifted from Chinyalisaur Hospital to AIIMS Rishikesh for further treatment carrying 41 rescued workers, IAF`s transport aircraft Chinook reached AIIMS Rishikesh. Workers will be kept under the supervision of expert doctors for a final checkup at AIIMS. 41 stranded workers were rescued from the Silkyara tunnel in Uttarkashi on November 28. After Uttarkashi Tunnel Rescue, workers were shifted to the Community Health Centre in Chinyalisaur for primary treatment. Workers were trapped inside Uttarakhand`s Silkyara tunnel in Uttarkashi since November 12.... [Read More]

29 November,2023 05:26 PM IST
Uttarkashi Tunnel Rescue: Visuals of the rescue of the 41 trapped workers

Uttarkashi Tunnel Rescue: Visuals of the rescue of the 41 trapped workers

In a major victory in the Uttarkashi tunnel rescue operation, the NDRF on Nov 28 rescued all trapped workers from the Silkyara tunnel. The NDRF personnel entered the Silkyara tunnel to rescue the workers on the 17th day of the tunnel collapse. The rescuers entered the tunnel by completing 45-meter pipe drilling to evacuate the workers. The rescued workers were shifted to hospitals for further treatment in 30 ambulances which were on standby at the incident site. The ambulances were fully equipped to provide enhanced medical assistance to patients during transportation. Hours after the safe evacuation of 41 trapped workers from the Silkyara tunnel on November 28, Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke to the rescued men over the phone. Earlier on Nov 12, Uttarkashi Tunnel Collapse occurred from Silkyara to Barkot due to debris falling in a 60-meter stretch on the Silkyara side.... [Read More]

29 November,2023 10:05 AM IST
Uttarkashi Tunnel Rescue : PM Modi’s heartfelt conversation with 41 workers

Uttarkashi Tunnel Rescue : PM Modi’s heartfelt conversation with 41 workers

Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a telephonic conversation with the 41 men who were evacuated safely from the collapsed portion of the under-construction Silkyara tunnel. The rescue operations continued for 16 days and on November 28, the trapped workers were safely evacuated.  Earlier in the day, Prime Minister Modi had called Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami and gave his best wishes for the safe evacuation of 41 workers from the Silkyara tunnel. During this, PM Modi took information from the Chief Minister about the workers. Reacting to the Uttarkashi tunnel rescue, PM Modi praised the bravery and determination of rescuers involved in the Silkyara tunnel operation, saying that they have given new life to the labourers who were trapped in the tunnel for the last 16 days, adding that the mission has set an “example of humanity and teamwork.” ... [Read More]

29 November,2023 09:35 AM IST
Uttarkashi Tunnel Collapse: Experts say only 5 metres left to reach the workers

Uttarkashi Tunnel Collapse: Experts say only 5 metres left to reach the workers

Multi-agencies rescue operations are being carried out on a war footing to rescue the 41 trapped workers. 41 workers have been trapped inside the Silkyara Tunnel in Uttarkashi since November 12 after the Uttarkashi Tunnel collapse. Leaving no stone unturned to evacuate the workers, manual drilling began after auger drilling machine was busted. While updating on the rescue operations, Mirco Tunnelling expert Chris Cooper on Nov 28 stated that only 5-6 meters are left.  So far, only 2 meters of manual drilling has been completed and workers pulled out debris from the rescue pipe. Silkyara tunnel collapsed following a landslide on Nov 12, leaving 41 workers trapped inside the tunnel. Notably, Officials have informed that the 41 workers trapped inside the tunnel are stable and safe.... [Read More]

28 November,2023 11:02 AM IST
Uttarkashi Tunnel Collapse: Tunnel expert reveals challenges in the rescue

Uttarkashi Tunnel Collapse: Tunnel expert reveals challenges in the rescue

Fifteen days have passed but 41 workers remain trapped inside the Silkyara tunnel in Uttarakhand’s Uttarkashi. Government organisations from different sectors have stepped up to evacuate the trapped men safely. From NDRF to DRDO, rescue teams are putting all the efforts to evacuate the stranded workers as soon as possible. On November 26, Chief Minister of Uttarakhand, Pushkar Singh Dhami met with the family members of the trapped worker. He also informed about the current situation and the progress of the rescue operations. On November 25, the blades of the auger machine being used for rescue operations were damaged. The machine was damaged while trying to make a hole in the tunnel to pave a path for the escape of rescue workers. A micro tunnelling expert, Chris Cooper has also been roped in to assist in the rescue mission. On Nov 25, NDMA Member Lt General Syed Ata Hasnain (Retd.) said that it is a situation “exactly like war”. Also protection umbrella was being laid inside the tunnel for the protection of the rescue teams. A portion of the tunnel caved in on Nov 12 leading to the  Uttarkashi Tunnel Collapse, the debris falling in the Silkyara side of the tunnel trapped 41 labourers.... [Read More]

26 November,2023 05:15 PM IST
Ranbir Kapoor: I Am 41 Years Old... My Back Pains | Animal

Ranbir Kapoor: I Am 41 Years Old... My Back Pains | Animal

Ranbir Kapoor and Bobby Deol brought their bromance to Animal`s audio launch in Mumbai. The co-stars laughed and danced to their hearts and the audience`s content. Ranbir Kapoor danced to the good ol` Badtameez Dil hit song from the cult classic `Ye Jawani Hai Deewani`. Even 10 years later, the audience all thought, `Bunny`s still got it!` but Ranbir Kapoor himself said he didn`t!. In his signature tone, Ranbir said, "Yaar main aap logon ko ek baat bata doon. Yeh gana 2013 mein release hua tha aur main jahan bhi jaata hoon, yeh gaana mere peeche aata hai. Main abhi 41 years ka hoon, mere se nahi hota hai yeh sab. Meri peeth toot jaati hai, so please. Mai sab event managers se aaj ye baat keh raha hu ki please ye gaane pe mujhe mat nachwana, koi slow gaana play karna." ... [Read More]

25 November,2023 05:10 PM 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
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