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Mary Kom during the practice session.(PTI)

Big talk is forgotten, it’s performance which stays: Mary Kom

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON MAR 11, 2020 01:35 PM IST
Mary Kom (51kg) also said her experience of over two decades will be her biggest weapon against younger opponents in Tokyo. She ended with a bronze at the qualifiers.
A file photo of Mirabai Chanu.(Getty Images)
A file photo of Mirabai Chanu.(Getty Images)

Mirabai sets mark, raises the bar

Hindustan Times, Kolkata | By Dhiman Sarkar
UPDATED ON FEB 04, 2020 11:43 PM IST
The Asian championships will be from April 16-25 in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan. Adding 7kg in aggregate would need intensity in her training upped from the current 80-85% to 90%, she said.
A file photo of Mirabai Chanu.(Getty Images)
A file photo of Mirabai Chanu.(Getty Images)

Mirabai Chanu wins gold at Qatar International Cup

Press Trust of India | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON DEC 20, 2019 10:34 PM IST
Chanu won gold with an effort of 194kg in the Olympic qualifying event, the points from which will come in handy when the final rankings for Tokyo 2020 cut are done.
Senior dancer Ranjana Gauhar talks about her upcoming performance and the importance of dance in her life.
Senior dancer Ranjana Gauhar talks about her upcoming performance and the importance of dance in her life.

No two performances are the same: Senior dancer Ranjana Gauhar on her relationship with dance

Mumbai | By Gayathri Menon
UPDATED ON SEP 09, 2019 05:42 PM IST
Senior dancer Ranjana Gauhar talks about her upcoming performance and the importance of dance in her life.
File photo of FC.(ISL)
File photo of FC.(ISL)

Durand Cup: Bengaluru FC drop points against Army Red

Press Trust of India | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON AUG 05, 2019 09:34 PM IST
Bengaluru FC earned a penalty when defender Namgyal Bhutia was brought down in the rival box by substitute Alwin E.

Dancing in unity

Mumbai | By Gayathri Menon
UPDATED ON AUG 01, 2019 05:38 PM IST
Legendary dancers unite to present a beautiful performance showcasing vignettes of classical, folk and martial dance forms of India at Charishnu — A Desire To Move
The complaint told the police that the men forced his wife into a car and gang-raped her, police officials familiar with the matter said.(himanshu vyas\ hindustan times)
The complaint told the police that the men forced his wife into a car and gang-raped her, police officials familiar with the matter said.(himanshu vyas\ hindustan times)

3 Uttar Pradesh cops suspended after row over rape complaint

Agra | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 07, 2019 11:46 PM IST
Speaking on condition of anonymity, police officials said the complainant and his wife approached the Bichwan police station in the Manipuri area to lodge a complaint on Saturday.
India's boxer MC Mary Kom punches a bag during a training session at Balewadi Stadium in Pune.(REUTERS)
India's boxer MC Mary Kom punches a bag during a training session at Balewadi Stadium in Pune.(REUTERS)

Mary Kom wins first bout, assures of a medal in India Open

Guwahati | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON MAY 21, 2019 09:28 PM IST
Walking into the ring to the loud cheers of a packed crowd at the Karmabir Nabin Chandra Bordoloi Indoor Stadium here, the London Olympic bronze medallist wasted little time in her 5-0 win.
Mary Kom punches a bag during a training session at Balewadi Stadium in Pune.(REUTERS)
Mary Kom punches a bag during a training session at Balewadi Stadium in Pune.(REUTERS)

Mary Kom confident of doing well in new 51kg category in India Open

Guwahati | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON MAY 18, 2019 11:37 PM IST
Mary Kom, who reached here Saturday, trained at the Sports Authority of India Centre ahead of the five-day tournament to be held at the Karmabir Nabin Chandra Bordoloi Indoor Stadium.
The ‘Sarita Regional Boxing Academy’ has now grown into a full-fledged training centre with 70 children(Hindustan Times)
The ‘Sarita Regional Boxing Academy’ has now grown into a full-fledged training centre with 70 children(Hindustan Times)

Boxing’s healing punch: Sarita Devi fights drug menace in her village through the sport

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Avishek Roy
UPDATED ON MAY 06, 2019 03:09 PM IST
In 2012, after failing to qualify for the London Olympics, Sarita found herself spending time at her village after many years.
A Manipuri student of Delhi University was allegedly beaten up after he objected to the alleged racial comments made by a group of 10-15 men early Saturday.(Saumya Khandelwal/HT PHOTO)
A Manipuri student of Delhi University was allegedly beaten up after he objected to the alleged racial comments made by a group of 10-15 men early Saturday.(Saumya Khandelwal/HT PHOTO)

DU student targeted with ‘racial’ slurs, assaulted

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 28, 2019 03:14 AM IST
Students alleged that the fight started from an incident of road rage after which the men came with sticks and thrashed the student. A case of assault has been registered and police are trying to identify the accused.
New Delhi, Feb 18 (ANI): President Ram Nath Kovind presenting the Tagore Award for Cultural Harmony for the years 2014 to Rajkumar Singhajit Singh, at a function, in New Delhi on Monday. (ANI Photo)(ANI)
New Delhi, Feb 18 (ANI): President Ram Nath Kovind presenting the Tagore Award for Cultural Harmony for the years 2014 to Rajkumar Singhajit Singh, at a function, in New Delhi on Monday. (ANI Photo)(ANI)

Ram Nath Kovind honours Manipuri dancer, sculptor with Tagore Awards

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON FEB 18, 2019 11:48 PM IST
The award was instituted in 2012 as part of the commemoration of Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore’s 150th birth anniversary.
Indian Olympic Boxer Mary Kom during the inauguration of the second Inter-Child Care Institutional Festival 'Hausla - 2018' organized by Ministry of Women and Child Development at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in New Delhi(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)
Indian Olympic Boxer Mary Kom during the inauguration of the second Inter-Child Care Institutional Festival 'Hausla - 2018' organized by Ministry of Women and Child Development at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in New Delhi(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)

Mary Kom aims to win another world title, says will fight for another 1-2 years

New Delhi | By PTI
UPDATED ON NOV 30, 2018 08:46 PM IST
The Manipuri trailblazer, who won her sixth title after a gap of eight years, said despite several additional responsibilities -- including being a mother of three -- she continued to work toward achieving her dream of winning the world championship again.
New Delhi: Indian boxer Mary Kom kisses her gold medal after winning the final match of women's light flyweight 45-48 kg against Ukraine's Hanna Okhota at AIBA Women's World Boxing Championships(PTI)
New Delhi: Indian boxer Mary Kom kisses her gold medal after winning the final match of women's light flyweight 45-48 kg against Ukraine's Hanna Okhota at AIBA Women's World Boxing Championships(PTI)

Mary Kom named best boxer of World Championship

New Delhi | By PTI
PUBLISHED ON NOV 25, 2018 08:33 PM IST
Boxing Federation of India (BFI) president Ajay Singh also said that the world body has given full marks to the organisation and described it as the best championships ever in recent years.
Mary Kom of India gestures with her gold medal after winning the 45-48 kg category final fight at the 2018 AIBA Women's World Boxing Championships in New Delhi on November 24, 2018. (Photo by Sajjad HUSSAIN / AFP)(AFP)
Mary Kom of India gestures with her gold medal after winning the 45-48 kg category final fight at the 2018 AIBA Women's World Boxing Championships in New Delhi on November 24, 2018. (Photo by Sajjad HUSSAIN / AFP)(AFP)

Women’s World Boxing Championship: Mary Kom beats Hanna Okhota to clinch record 6th gold medal

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Sayan Ghosh
UPDATED ON NOV 24, 2018 07:26 PM IST
Cheered on by the partisan fans in the capital, Mary blew away her Ukrainian counterpart in three rounds to take the crown.
New Delhi, India - Nov. 18, 2018: Boxer Mary Kom (in Blue) in a bout against Kazakhstan's Aigerim Kassenayeva (in Red), in Women's 45-48 kg category during AIBA Women's World Boxing Championships 2018, at IG Stadium,in New Delhi, India, on Sunday, November 18, 2018. (Photo by Sanjeev Verma/ Hindustan Times)(Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)
New Delhi, India - Nov. 18, 2018: Boxer Mary Kom (in Blue) in a bout against Kazakhstan's Aigerim Kassenayeva (in Red), in Women's 45-48 kg category during AIBA Women's World Boxing Championships 2018, at IG Stadium,in New Delhi, India, on Sunday, November 18, 2018. (Photo by Sanjeev Verma/ Hindustan Times)(Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)

Women’s World Boxing Championship 2018: Mary Kom storms into final, eyes unprecedented 6th gold medal

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 22, 2018 05:27 PM IST
With this victory in the semi-final of the AIBA Women’s World Boxing Championships 2018, Mary Kom has kept her dream of winning an unprecedented 6th world championship gold medal alive. Mary Kom is currently tied with Katie Taylor of Ireland on five gold in the World Championships.
Mary Kom will compete in the 48 kilogram category at World Boxing Championships.(HT Photo)
Mary Kom will compete in the 48 kilogram category at World Boxing Championships.(HT Photo)

World Boxing Championships: Mary Kom, Sarita spearhead Indian challenge

New Delhi | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON NOV 15, 2018 09:27 PM IST
MC Mary Kom and Laishram Sarita Devi are strong contenders for the gold in their respective weight categories in what is possibly the last world championships of both their careers.
File image of MC Mary Kom.(PTI)
File image of MC Mary Kom.(PTI)

It won’t be easy for Mary Kom, says High Performance Director Nieva

New Delhi | By PTI
UPDATED ON NOV 13, 2018 03:57 PM IST
One of the most decorated boxers from India, Mary Kom is a five-time world champion and London Olympics bronze medallist. The Manipuri will spearhead India’s 10-member contingent in the World Championships, beginning Thursday.
Boxer and brand ambassador of the 10th Women's World Championship, MC Mary Kom, gestures as she addresses a press conference(PTI)
Boxer and brand ambassador of the 10th Women's World Championship, MC Mary Kom, gestures as she addresses a press conference(PTI)

India eyeing at least 3 medals from women’s WC boxing, says High Performance Director Nieva

New Delhi | By PTI
UPDATED ON NOV 13, 2018 03:22 PM IST
Five-time world champion and London Olympics bronze medallist MC Mary Kom will spearhead India’s 10-member contingent in the World Championships
Mary Kom poses with her gold medal after beating Northern Ireland's Kristina O'Hara in their women's 45-48kg final boxing match.(AFP)
Mary Kom poses with her gold medal after beating Northern Ireland's Kristina O'Hara in their women's 45-48kg final boxing match.(AFP)

Mary Kom picks younger boxers as bigger threat, says ready for them

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON NOV 12, 2018 11:38 PM IST
Mary Kom will be competing in her seventh World Boxing Championship beginning on Wednesday.
Gokulam Kerala have two draws from their opening two games.(AIFF)
Gokulam Kerala have two draws from their opening two games.(AIFF)

Gokulam Kerala break jinx to earn first-ever point against Neroca

Imphal | By PTI
UPDATED ON OCT 31, 2018 06:36 PM IST
Local player Baoringdao Bodo opened the scoring for the visitors at the stroke of the half time but Eduardo Ferriera (59’) struck in a perfect equaliser to open their tally in the 12th edition.
Haryana additional chief secretary Vijay Vardhan (centre) and thespian GS Channi (right) releasing a poster of the 11th Pinjore heritage festival on Wednesday.(HT Photo)
Haryana additional chief secretary Vijay Vardhan (centre) and thespian GS Channi (right) releasing a poster of the 11th Pinjore heritage festival on Wednesday.(HT Photo)

Four-day Pinjore heritage festival begins tomorrow

Hindustan Times, Panchkula | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 18, 2018 12:12 PM IST
The highlight of the festival be a play titled ‘1857 ki Kahani, Haryana ki Zubani’ showing sagas of bravehearts of Haryana.
Shahid Kapoor will play the role of Manipuri boxer Dingko Singh in an upcoming biopic.(Instagram/shahidkapoor)
Shahid Kapoor will play the role of Manipuri boxer Dingko Singh in an upcoming biopic.(Instagram/shahidkapoor)

Shahid Kapoor to those who slammed him for playing Manipuri boxer Dingko Singh: We are one country

Hindustan Times | By Shreya Mukherjee
UPDATED ON SEP 25, 2018 06:43 PM IST
To those who suggest only a Northeastern actor should portray boxer Dingko Singh, actor Shahid Kapoor says ‘let’s stop finding reasons to separate ourselves from each other’.
Samjetsabam Sarjubala Devi has won the national boxing championship four times (Styling: Shamali Singh; make-up and hair: Vidya Tikari Studio; location courtesy: Hyatt Regency Delhi)(Shivamm Paathak)
Samjetsabam Sarjubala Devi has won the national boxing championship four times (Styling: Shamali Singh; make-up and hair: Vidya Tikari Studio; location courtesy: Hyatt Regency Delhi)(Shivamm Paathak)

Boxing champion Sarjubala Devi redefines the rules of glam and goes without make-up!

Hindustan Times | By Veenu Singh
UPDATED ON SEP 08, 2018 10:09 PM IST
From fighting suicidal tendencies to become the next Mary Kom, Sarjubala shares her journey in an exclusive chat
The origin of Sattriya lies in the theatre form Ankia Naat, which celebrates the Hindu deity Krishna.(Achyut Hatimuria)
The origin of Sattriya lies in the theatre form Ankia Naat, which celebrates the Hindu deity Krishna.(Achyut Hatimuria)

Can you name India’s classical dance forms? We bet you missed this one

By Arshia Dhar
UPDATED ON JUL 21, 2018 09:29 AM IST
Sattriya is a vibrant, ancient classical form from Assam. But it was only recently recognised by the Sangeet Natak Akademi and is still struggling to find space on the national stage.
MC Mary Kom is eying her sixth world title.(PTI)
MC Mary Kom is eying her sixth world title.(PTI)

Eyeing a sixth world title, Mary Kom for ‘smart’ training

Press Trust of India, New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUL 11, 2018 04:24 PM IST
Talking about the performance of the young generation of women boxers, Mary Kom said it was ‘unfortunate’ that the girls were not able to win medals at Gold Coast.
Bharatnatyam exponent Priyadarshini Govind will perform at the NCPA.(Photo: Narendra Dangiya)
Bharatnatyam exponent Priyadarshini Govind will perform at the NCPA.(Photo: Narendra Dangiya)

Strictly come dancing: Pick between three festivals of fancy footwork

Hindustan Times | By Anubhuti Matta
PUBLISHED ON APR 13, 2018 09:42 PM IST
Classical dance performances over the weekend are offering fresh takes on Radha and Krishna, exploring themes of oneness. Which will you attend?
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