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The I-View World Film Festival had presence of popular personalities such as actors Swara Bhasker, Sayani Gupta, Vivek Gomber, Rajesh Tailang, Bani J, directors Onir, and Faraz Ansari.(PHOTOS: Raajessh Kashyap/HT)

Gurugram treats cinephiles, hosts film festival amid pandemic

Hindustan Times | By Naina Arora, Gurugram
UPDATED ON DEC 21, 2020 02:23 AM IST
The recent I-View World Human Rights Film Festival had panel discussions, film screenings and a coveted guest list from India and abroad.
Illuminated Olympic rings float in the water in the Odaiba section of Tokyo(AP)
Illuminated Olympic rings float in the water in the Odaiba section of Tokyo(AP)

IOC set for crisis talks as fears grow for Tokyo Olympics

Lausanne | By AFP
UPDATED ON MAR 17, 2020 10:24 AM IST
The issue of qualifying will be a particular focus of Tuesday’s telephone meeting. The Boxing Road to Tokyo event in London on Monday became the latest qualifier to be put on hold.
FILE - In this Jan. 29, 2020, file photo, a tourist wearing a mask poses for a photo with the Olympic rings in the background, at Tokyo's Odaiba district. Tokyo Olympic organizers repeated their message at the start of two days of meetings with the IOC: this summer's games will not be cancelled or postponed by the coronavirus spreading neighboring China(AP)
FILE - In this Jan. 29, 2020, file photo, a tourist wearing a mask poses for a photo with the Olympic rings in the background, at Tokyo's Odaiba district. Tokyo Olympic organizers repeated their message at the start of two days of meetings with the IOC: this summer's games will not be cancelled or postponed by the coronavirus spreading neighboring China(AP)

Tokyo Olympics boss blasts ‘irresponsible rumours’ over virus shutdown

Tokyo | By AFP
UPDATED ON FEB 13, 2020 11:24 AM IST
With only 162 days to go until the opening ceremony, concerns have been raised about Japan’s hosting of the Games with the virus spreading throughout Asia.
File image of Shahbaz Nadeem(Sportzpics - IPL)
File image of Shahbaz Nadeem(Sportzpics - IPL)

KXIP’s proposal to BCCI: National anthem before start of every IPL game

New Delhi | By PTI
UPDATED ON NOV 08, 2019 08:31 AM IST
National anthems are usually played before the start of an international game but Wadia feels it should be the norm in the world’s number one cricket league.
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Hoardings crediting Imran, Sidhu for corridor appear in Amritsar

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Amritsar
PUBLISHED ON NOV 05, 2019 11:29 PM IST
The hoardings carrying images of both leaders were installed by Congress worker and Sidhu’s supporter Harpal Singh Verka on key points of the city, including Hall Gate, Bhandari bridge, T-point of Ranjit Avenue
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Sidhu accepts Imran’s invite for Kartarpur inauguration

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Indo-Asian News Service
PUBLISHED ON OCT 31, 2019 11:29 PM IST
According to a Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) press release, Sidhu thanked the Pak PM for inviting him to the inauguration.
This picture shows a general view of the new National Stadium under construction, a venue for the upcoming Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, in Tokyo.(AFP)
This picture shows a general view of the new National Stadium under construction, a venue for the upcoming Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, in Tokyo.(AFP)

Tokyo Olympic stadium 90% complete; opening set for December

Tokyo | By PTI
UPDATED ON JUL 03, 2019 05:56 PM IST
Organizers say they are planning events in December to inaugurate the new stadium, which was designed by Japanese architect Kengo Kuma.
ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Opening Ceremony Live: Follow all the action of the ICC World Cup opening ceremony in London.(Twitter)
ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Opening Ceremony Live: Follow all the action of the ICC World Cup opening ceremony in London.(Twitter)

ICC World Cup 2019 Opening Ceremony Highlights: Anil Kumble, Viv Richards play 60-second challenge

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 30, 2019 08:01 AM IST

Highlights: The ICC World Cup 2019 began with a glittering opening ceremony in London on Wednesday, a day before the blockbuster opening content between England and South Africa. The two teams will clash at the Oval to mark the beginning of the showpiece event in UK. Follow Opening Ceremony Live Updates below -

ICC World Cup 2019 Opening Ceremony Live Streaming(REUTERS)
ICC World Cup 2019 Opening Ceremony Live Streaming(REUTERS)

ICC World Cup 2019 Opening Ceremony Live Streaming: When and Where to Watch, Live Coverage on TV and Online

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 29, 2019 09:39 PM IST
ICC World Cup Opening Ceremony Live Streaming: All that you need to know about the ICC World Cup 2019 opening ceremony in London.
Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike (C) and Yoshitaka Sakurada, Minister for the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games, wave the flags during the final event of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Flag and Paralympic Flag Tour, "Tokyo 2020 500 Days to Go"(AFP)
Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike (C) and Yoshitaka Sakurada, Minister for the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games, wave the flags during the final event of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Flag and Paralympic Flag Tour, "Tokyo 2020 500 Days to Go"(AFP)

Tokyo 2020 launches ticketing process

Tokyo | By AFP
UPDATED ON APR 18, 2019 02:21 PM IST
The new website lists prices for the record 339 events in 33 sports -- ranging from the cheapest general tickets at 2,500 yen ($22) to an eye-watering 300,000 yen for the best seats at the opening ceremony.
A file photo of Brazilian football legend Pele.(REUTERS)
A file photo of Brazilian football legend Pele.(REUTERS)

Pele ‘doing well’ after treatment for urinary infection in Paris hospital

Paris | By AFP
UPDATED ON APR 04, 2019 06:08 PM IST
Pele was receiving antibiotics prior to the long flight back to his home country, his spokesman and other sources told AFP.
Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) and France national football team forward Kylian Mbappe (R) and Brazilian football legend Pele.(AFP)
Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) and France national football team forward Kylian Mbappe (R) and Brazilian football legend Pele.(AFP)

Pele treated in Paris hospital after suffering an ‘infection’

Paris | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON APR 03, 2019 08:53 PM IST
The 78-year-old Brazilian three-time World Cup winner was being treated for “a light fever” prior to the long flight back to his home country, the sources told AFP, indicating that he was still in hospital on Wednesday afternoon.
File image of Vinod Rai.(Getty Images)
File image of Vinod Rai.(Getty Images)

BCCI donates IPL 2019 opening ceremony funds to CRPF and Armed Forces

Chennai | By PTI
UPDATED ON MAR 23, 2019 06:34 PM IST
The Committee of Administrators (CoA), running the BCCI, had decided to cancel the glitzy opening ceremony in the wake of the Pulwama terror attack in which 40 CRPF personnel were killed.
A photo of the trophy during the Indian Premier League (IPL) auction.(Twitter)
A photo of the trophy during the Indian Premier League (IPL) auction.(Twitter)

IPL 2019: Opening ceremony to be scrapped in favour of donation for Pulwama martyrs

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Baidurjo Bhose
UPDATED ON FEB 22, 2019 04:07 PM IST
IPL 2019: Sources in the know of developments said that the idea was floated to the Supreme Court-appointed Committee of Administrators (CoA) by a senior IPL official during their meeting on Friday.
Czech Republic Prime Minister Andrej Babis Saturday hailed the ‘Make in India’ initiative as a “good strategy”.(REUTERS)
Czech Republic Prime Minister Andrej Babis Saturday hailed the ‘Make in India’ initiative as a “good strategy”.(REUTERS)

Czech PM Andrej Babis hails ‘Make in India’ initiative as good strategy

Pune | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JAN 19, 2019 08:24 PM IST
The Czech PM was in Pune to launch the Symbiosis Centre for European Studies (SCES) at the Symbiosis International University here.
Wrestling arena at Somatane Phata, Talegaon is all set for the National Mud Wrestling Championship to begin on Saturday.(HT/PHOTO)
Wrestling arena at Somatane Phata, Talegaon is all set for the National Mud Wrestling Championship to begin on Saturday.(HT/PHOTO)

Pune set for inaugural edition of National mud wrestling championship

Hindustan Times,Pune | By Jingar Hindocha
UPDATED ON DEC 29, 2018 02:26 PM IST
Wrestlers from 32 affiliated states along with services and railways will be seen in action
What we have witnessed is probably the best Hockey World Cup ever hosted, says former hockey star Dilip Tirkey.(Odisha government)
What we have witnessed is probably the best Hockey World Cup ever hosted, says former hockey star Dilip Tirkey.(Odisha government)

New feather in Odisha’s cap

By Promotional Feature
UPDATED ON DEC 21, 2018 12:36 PM IST
It will be very difficult to surpass what Bhubaneswar did as a host in the 2018 Men’s Hockey World Cup, says former hockey star Dilip Tirkey.
National Flag of China and India at Vijay Chowk on Rajpath.(HT File Photo)
National Flag of China and India at Vijay Chowk on Rajpath.(HT File Photo)

India, China to resume military drills after one year gap

Beijing | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON DEC 09, 2018 01:36 PM IST
Each side will send 100 troops to take part in the 7th India and China joint military exercises - ‘Hand in Hand’ - which will focus on counter-terrorism operations, Chinese Defence Ministry spokesman Col Ren Guoqiang said last month.
Ireland's player Shane O’Donoghue (2R) celebrates with teammates after scoring a goal during the field hockey group stage match between Australia and Ireland at the 2018 Hockey World Cup in Bhubaneswar on November 30, 2018(AFP)
Ireland's player Shane O’Donoghue (2R) celebrates with teammates after scoring a goal during the field hockey group stage match between Australia and Ireland at the 2018 Hockey World Cup in Bhubaneswar on November 30, 2018(AFP)

Hockey World Cup 2018: Why the Irish have their mouths shut

Bhubaneswar | By Sandip Sikdar
PUBLISHED ON DEC 04, 2018 07:54 PM IST
Keeping last year’s incidents in mind, the Ireland team management has issued the strictest list of ‘do’s and don’ts’ for its players.
Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) 2018 Opening Ceremony Live streaming: Tamil Thalaivas face Patna Pirates in opener.(PTI)
Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) 2018 Opening Ceremony Live streaming: Tamil Thalaivas face Patna Pirates in opener.(PTI)

Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) 2018 Opening Ceremony Live streaming: When and where to watch, Live Coverage on TV

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 07, 2018 03:19 PM IST
Follow live streaming details of Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) 2018 Opening Ceremony and the first match between Tamil Thalaivas and defending champions Patna Pirates here.
Palembang: Indian shooter Manu Bhaker competes in the 10m air pistol qualification round at the Asian Games 2018.(PTI)
Palembang: Indian shooter Manu Bhaker competes in the 10m air pistol qualification round at the Asian Games 2018.(PTI)

Manu Bhaker named India’s flag-bearer at Youth Olympic Games

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON OCT 01, 2018 09:34 PM IST
Indian Olympic Association (IOA) President Narinder Batra announced during the send-off ceremony that the 16-year-old Manu Bhaker will lead the Indian team in the opening ceremony.
General Song Puxuan (front R), head of China's Central Military Commission's Logistics Support Department and Terry M Rauch (front C), acting US Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense stand before a photo shoot during the opening ceremony of the Asia Pacific Military Health Exchange 2018, in Xian, Shaanxi province, China September 17, 2018.(REUTERS)
General Song Puxuan (front R), head of China's Central Military Commission's Logistics Support Department and Terry M Rauch (front C), acting US Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense stand before a photo shoot during the opening ceremony of the Asia Pacific Military Health Exchange 2018, in Xian, Shaanxi province, China September 17, 2018.(REUTERS)

Top Chinese general attends joint forum with US military, despite tensions

Reuters, Xian | By Reuters
UPDATED ON SEP 17, 2018 12:07 PM IST
Song’s colleague, Chen Jingyuan, head of health at the Logistics Support Department, said the conference had improved relationships between the doctors and militaries of different nations.
Gold medallist Neeraj Chopra celebrates during the victory ceremony for the men's javelin throw event during the 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta.(AFP)
Gold medallist Neeraj Chopra celebrates during the victory ceremony for the men's javelin throw event during the 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta.(AFP)

Exclusive: Neeraj Chopra sees Asian Games gold medal as a stepping stone towards Olympic dream

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Sayan Ghosh
UPDATED ON SEP 13, 2018 07:21 PM IST
Neeraj Chopra became the first Indian after the legendary Milkha Singh to win the Commonwealth and Asian Games gold medals in the same year.
London: Indian women's hockey captain Rani Rampal in action during a match against England at Vitality Hockey Women's Hockey World Cup 2018, in London on July 21, 2018.(PTI)
London: Indian women's hockey captain Rani Rampal in action during a match against England at Vitality Hockey Women's Hockey World Cup 2018, in London on July 21, 2018.(PTI)

Asian Games 2018: Rani Rampal to be India’s flag-bearer in Asiad closing ceremony

Jakarta | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON SEP 02, 2018 11:59 AM IST
Rani led India to a silver medal finish at the Asian Games on Friday. They made their first final in 20 years but ended up losing to Japan 1-2.
Asian Games 2018 opening ceremony highlights: The opening ceremony of Asian Games 2018 took place in Jakarta. The Games were declared open amid much fanfare.(AFP)
Asian Games 2018 opening ceremony highlights: The opening ceremony of Asian Games 2018 took place in Jakarta. The Games were declared open amid much fanfare.(AFP)

Asian Games 2018 opening ceremony at Jakarta, highlights - as it happened

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 18, 2018 07:58 PM IST

Highlights : The Asian Games 2018 is here and nations from all around the continent will be vying for top honours in 40 sports and 462 gold medal events. Following their Commonwealth Games success in 2010, India grabbed their best medal haul at the continental games the same year in Guangzhou, China, winning 14 gold medals, 17 silver and 37 bronze. Neeraj Chopra lead the Indian contingent at the opening ceremony of the Asian Games.

Neeraj Chopra will be India’s flag bearer at Asian Games 2018.(REUTERS)
Neeraj Chopra will be India’s flag bearer at Asian Games 2018.(REUTERS)

Asian Games 2018: Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra aims to give his best

Jakarta | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON AUG 16, 2018 10:56 PM IST
Neeraj Chopra has top class credentials by virtue of being the first Indian to win a gold medal at a World Championships. This came courtesy his victory at the 2016 World Youth Championships.
Robbie Williams, left, and Aida Garifullina, center, perform ahead of the group A match between Russia and Saudi Arabia which opens the FIFA World Cup 2018 at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow on Thursday.(AP)
Robbie Williams, left, and Aida Garifullina, center, perform ahead of the group A match between Russia and Saudi Arabia which opens the FIFA World Cup 2018 at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow on Thursday.(AP)

Robbie Williams headlines FIFA World Cup 2018 opening ceremony

Hindustan Times, Moscow | By Bhargab Sarmah
UPDATED ON JUN 14, 2018 10:46 PM IST
The opening ceremony raised curtains to the FIFA World Cup 2018 in Russia
Goals from Yuri Gazinsky, Denis Cheryshev*2, Artem Dzyuba and Aleksandr Golovin gave Russia a commanding win in the first match of the FIFA 2018 World CUP.Get highlights of the FIFA World Cup 2018 opening ceremony and Group A match between Russia and Saudi Arabia here.(AP)
Goals from Yuri Gazinsky, Denis Cheryshev*2, Artem Dzyuba and Aleksandr Golovin gave Russia a commanding win in the first match of the FIFA 2018 World CUP.Get highlights of the FIFA World Cup 2018 opening ceremony and Group A match between Russia and Saudi Arabia here.(AP)

FIFA World Cup 2018, Russia vs Saudi Arabia highlights: Russia rout Saudi Arabia

Hindustan Times | By Himanshu Dhingra
UPDATED ON JUN 14, 2018 11:45 PM IST
Goals from Yuri Gazinsky, Denis Cheryshev*2, Artem Dzyuba and Aleksandr Golovin gave Russia a commanding win in the first match of the FIFA 2018 World CUP.Get highlights of the FIFA World Cup 2018 opening ceremony and Group A match between Russia and Saudi Arabia here.
The FIFA World Cup 2018 opening ceremony will take place in Moscow on Thursday.(Bloomberg)
The FIFA World Cup 2018 opening ceremony will take place in Moscow on Thursday.(Bloomberg)

FIFA World Cup 2018 opening ceremony: Live streaming, when and where to watch it online

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 13, 2018 07:23 PM IST
The FIFA World Cup 2018 opening ceremony will take place on Thursday in Moscow and the star-studded occasion will feature performances from Robbie Williams and Aida Garifullina.
Robbie Williams will be one of the star performers at the FIFA World Cup 2018 opening ceremony.(AP)
Robbie Williams will be one of the star performers at the FIFA World Cup 2018 opening ceremony.(AP)

FIFA World Cup 2018: Robbie Williams to perform at star-studded opening ceremony

AFP, London | By AFP
UPDATED ON JUN 11, 2018 04:46 PM IST
Robbie Williams will perform at the FIFA World Cup 2018 opening ceremony alongside Russian soprano Aida Garifullina.
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