As PM Narendra Modi announced a 21-day lockdown in the entire nation in order to battle the Coronavirus pandemic, many cricketers are staying indoors and pursuing other activities at home. Here is a look at what our Men in Blue are up to while they stay inside four walls.
Shilpa Shetty, who is also a 'fitspiration' for many, inspiring people with her websites and YouTube channel, just became a member of PM Narendra Modi's advisory committee on fitness called Fit India Committee.
You could bring an Olympic medal for India or be an international master in chess. But unless you are a Virat Kohli or an M.S. Dhoni hitting sixes on a cricket field, it’s highly unlikely that you will be acknowledged and remembered for your success in sports in this country. Don’t believe us? It’s time for a reality check. On the occasion of National Sports Day, we went out on the streets of Mumbai and tested if people recognized the sports athletes who very recently brought glory to our country. Watch the video to know all that happened.
Have a look at self-styled godman and Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh’s Dera headquarter in Haryana’s Sirsa, where the rape convict lived an ultra luxurious life. This Dera headquarters is spread over in nearly 1,000 acres which including schools, sports complex, hospital, gym and cinema hall inside it
A 24-year-old boy died in a bike accident near Mandi House on late Tuesday night. The boy, identified as Himanshu Bansal, was on his way from Connaught Place when he lost control of his high-speeding bike and rammed into a wall near Mandi house. When police reached the spot, they reportedly found damaged Benelli TNT 600i motorbike, pieces of glass and blood splattered on the road. Giving details, DCP of Delhi Police, B.K. Singh said: “An elderly person was crossing the road and Himanshu lost control. His bike hit the wall of Lady Irwin College and he was critically injured. Passersby sent him to nearby hospital where he was declared brought dead. The entire video of the accident was captured in the helmet camera of one of his friends who was riding behind him
In an unfortunate incident, Vishal Verma, a National level wrestler, lost his life after he fell under the grip of current while trying to pump out water from the flooded Jaipal Singh Stadium in Jharkhand's Ranchi. The locals took the victim to the hospital but he was declared brought dead. Reportedly, the wrestling association in Jharkhand has announced a compensation of Rs. 10 lakh for the victim’s kin
Ahead of the second Test match against Sri Lanka, men in blue returned to the field on Tuesday to sweat it out in the nets after a massive win in the first Test
The concluding day of the 21st Federation Cup Sr. Athletics Championships was all about renewed rivalries and some major disappointments. As the sun rose, over the grounds at Patiala’s Netaji Shubhash National Institute of Sports, so did the hunger for medals. Women athletes ruled the roost on the final day here. By the end of it, fans would witness some nail biting encounters in various track and field events, spanning through the fourth and final day of this sporting extravaganza.
In Women’s 20 KM walk category, Karamjit Kaur from Punjab cleared the finishing line in a little over the 1 hour 40 min’s mark, ahead of her contenders. Like her sister, Khushbir Kaur, who is the current National Record holder, she too aims to accomplish laurels in the realm of competitive sports. With this win, she secured her maiden Gold Medal in this category
Day 2 of the 21st Federation Cup brought with it the promise of some more riveting action. For the local Athletics faithful, who had turned up in numbers, at Patiala’s Netaji Subhash National Institute of Sports, there was lots of track and field excitement to look forward to again, With some of India’s brightest stars aiming to seal their spots in the Asian Athletics Championships, it was time to strike while the iron, much like the weather, was blazing hot
BJP leader Sarbananda Sonowal, who is currently Union Sports Minister, will head his party's first government in the north eastern state, ending 15 years in office for the Congress' Tarun Gogoi.
Mumbai's Shardul Thakur was released by Kings XI Punjab mid-way through the Indian Premier League's ninth edition. The pacer is seen here playing a T20 match for Payyade Sports Club on Saturday where he starred with 3-23 to help his team enter the semi-finals of the Salar Jung Community Invitation T20 tournament at Parsee Gymkhana. Video: Suresh Karkera, mid-day
The Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed the plea of Maharashtra and Mumbai Cricket Associations against the Bombay High Court order directing shifting of IPL matches outside the drought-hit state. The apex court also said that no IPL matches would take place in the state after May 1.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Narayana Superspeciality Hospital in Katra on Tuesday. The hospital has been established by Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board at a cost of Rs. 300 crore.
Govind Jaiswal (IAS), a rickshaw puller's son, has been appointed as Executive Director of Sports Authority of Goa (SAG) recently. Jaiswal, who is a 2007-batch officer, is nothing but a shining example of how hard work pays off.
One 35 Assam Rifles jawan was killed while three other jawans injured after an IED exploded near the northern wall of the Assam Rifles Transit camp at Minuthong near Khuman Lampak Sports Complex.
Special prayers were offered in various cities of India ahead of the World T20 cricket match between India and Pakistan in Kolkata today. Special 'aarti' was performed by people ahead of the tournament.
Pakistan High Commissioner to India Abdul Basit on Friday arrived at the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) office in New Delhi to meet Home Secretary of India Rajiv Mehrishi. Refraining to divulge anything after the meeting, Basit said he would submit his recommendations to the Pakistan Government to take a call on the World T20.
Kin of Airforce officials, who were martyred in the Pathankot Airbase attack, and locals from Dharamshala on Tuesday protested against the T20 World Cup cricket match between India and Pakistan scheduled to be held in Dharamshala on March 19.
Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Tuesday said that he does not oppose the match but he cannot ignore the sentiments of ex-servicemen protesting against the match.