The Indian contingent consists of two Tejas fighters, a C-130J Super Hercules special operations plane, an IL-76 heavy lifter, 27 officers, 42 air warriors and 11 personnel from the Hindustan Aeronautics Limited. read more
Saudi women had never participated in the Special Olympics until now. However, in this edition a group of 21 women made history by becoming the first-ever female athletes from KSA to compete across various sports including Basketball, Bocce, track and... read more
A GR issued in 2011 allows in-service medical officers with foreign degrees to apply for PG courses. However, new admission rules notified by the state government in February, overruled the GR and barred candidates who studied abroad from these cou... read more
In a letter copied to the Gymanastic Federation of India (GFI) (in possession of PTI), SAI approved Dipa Karmakar and her personal coach Bisweswar Nandi’s participation at FIG World Cups in Baku and Doha respectively. read more
Thousands of farmers, who began a march from Nashik to Mumbai on Thursday morning, called off their protest late at night after the state government promised to meet their demands, set deadlines to do so and hold review meetings every two months to track the progress.
The Sensex and the Nifty were subdued on Friday amid declines in broader Asia triggered by a worsening global growth outlook, while Kotak Mahindra Bank Ltd sank to a three-week low after reports of a stake sale by ING Group. read more
Asked about the chances that Pandya might have to skip the IPL that follows the limited-overs series against Australia, sources in the know of developments said that a call will be taken after three weeks. read more
Speaking to Hindustan Times, the treasurer cited the Special General Meeting of the board on June 22, 2018 and said that the Indian board was yet to sign the MPA and that gave the BCCI right to decide on whether it will play the arch-rivals in the World... read more
A player performs on a Mallakhamb pole during an early morning training session at Shivaji Park in Mumbai. The word mallakhamb comes from malla, meaning wrestler, and khamb, or pole, and is a traditional training exercise for wrestlers in India. After centuries of being practised in isolation in the subcontinent, mallakhamb is set to have its first international championship in Mumbai on February 16 and 17.
Executives from social media firm Twitter’s US headquarters will not appear before a parliamentary panel that has summoned them on Monday over perceived bias towards right-wing handles on the micro-blogging platform. read more