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2021 World Indoor Championships postponed to March 2023(World Athletics/ Twitter)

2021 World Indoor Championships postponed to March 2023

By Associated Press | Associated Press
UPDATED ON DEC 10, 2020 03:17 PM IST
World Athletics on Thursday said the city of Nanjing, the intended host of the 2020 meeting, now also cannot host the next edition in March.
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File image of Narsingh Yadav.(File)
File image of Narsingh Yadav.(File)

Wrestler Narsingh Yadav clears COVID-19 test, set for World Cup in Serbia

By Press Trust of India | New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 04, 2020 03:41 PM IST
The Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) confirmed that he will travel to Belgrade on December 14 along with the men’s freestyle squad.
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Lithuania seeks gender-balanced cabinet after all-male lineup(Twitter/vytautasjan)
Lithuania seeks gender-balanced cabinet after all-male lineup(Twitter/vytautasjan)

Lithuania aims to make one of the world’s most gender-balanced cabinet after all-male lineup

By Bloomberg | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz
UPDATED ON NOV 19, 2020 05:25 PM IST
After being the only one in the European Union to contain an all-men cabinet, Lithuania follows Serbia in seeking a government where jobs are evenly divided between the sexes.
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The lineup, announced Sunday, propels the Balkan country to the brink of the global top 10 for gender equality -- an issue that has typically been higher on the agenda of western European countries.(Pixabay)
The lineup, announced Sunday, propels the Balkan country to the brink of the global top 10 for gender equality -- an issue that has typically been higher on the agenda of western European countries.(Pixabay)

Serbia to become one of world’s most gender-balanced governments

By Bloomberg | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta
UPDATED ON OCT 26, 2020 07:13 PM IST
Serbia’s proposed new-look government is among the world’s most gender balanced, with women named to half of ministerial posts.
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A photo taken on October 13, 2016, shows ground crew preparing a Serbian Air Force Mig 21 fighter jet for a flight at the military airport Batajnica, near Belgrade.(AFP)
A photo taken on October 13, 2016, shows ground crew preparing a Serbian Air Force Mig 21 fighter jet for a flight at the military airport Batajnica, near Belgrade.(AFP)

MiG-21 military jet crashes near Serbia’s border with Bosnia

By Associated Press | Posted by Arpan Rai | Belgrade, Serbia
PUBLISHED ON SEP 25, 2020 08:21 PM IST
The ministry said the MiG-21 plane was on a “regular” flying mission when it crashed around 9 a.m. (0700GMT) near the village of Brasina.
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“A truly historic day,” Trump said, with Kosovo Prime Minister Avdullah Hoti and Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic sitting beside him in the Oval Office.(Bloomberg Photo)
“A truly historic day,” Trump said, with Kosovo Prime Minister Avdullah Hoti and Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic sitting beside him in the Oval Office.(Bloomberg Photo)

Donald Trump announces historic accord between former foes Serbia, Kosovo

By Agence France-Presse| Posted by: Harshit Sabarwal | Washington
PUBLISHED ON SEP 04, 2020 10:53 PM IST
The US effort focused on business and commerce, however, with Serbian negotiators insisting they would not go as far as recognizing Kosovo as a fully-fledged state.
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Serbian army tank performs during exercise at a ceremony marking 72 years since the end of WWII and the defeat of Nazi Germany, at Nikinci training ground, 60 kilometers west of Belgrade, Serbia. Serbia will continue to strengthen its armed forces and is ready to purchase more warplanes amid simmering tensions in the Balkans, the Serbian president said.(AP)
Serbian army tank performs during exercise at a ceremony marking 72 years since the end of WWII and the defeat of Nazi Germany, at Nikinci training ground, 60 kilometers west of Belgrade, Serbia. Serbia will continue to strengthen its armed forces and is ready to purchase more warplanes amid simmering tensions in the Balkans, the Serbian president said.(AP)

Serbia seeks more warplanes amid Balkan tensions

By Associated Press | Posted by Arpan Rai | Belgrade
PUBLISHED ON JUL 26, 2020 07:11 PM IST
President Aleksandar Vucic said “certain initiatives” have been made to buy a fleet of fighter-bombers, accusing the US and other Western countries of arming Serbia’s NATO neighbors and its breakaway former province of Kosovo.
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Protesters clash with riot police on the steps of the Serbian parliament during a protest in Belgrade, Serbia, Friday, July 10 2020.(AP photo)
Protesters clash with riot police on the steps of the Serbian parliament during a protest in Belgrade, Serbia, Friday, July 10 2020.(AP photo)

Serbia police detain 71 after 4th night of coronavirus protests

By Associated Press | Belgrade, Serbia
UPDATED ON JUL 11, 2020 10:47 PM IST
Serbian police detained 71 people after clashes during the fourth night of anti-government protests against the Serbian president that were initially sparked by his plans to reintroduce a coronavirus lockdown.
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Several people were arrested, and many reporters were injured, mainly in attacks by the demonstrators.(AP Photo)
Several people were arrested, and many reporters were injured, mainly in attacks by the demonstrators.(AP Photo)

Hundreds try to storm Serbian parliament as protests against govt heat up

By Associated Press| Posted by: Harshit Sabarwal | Belgrade
PUBLISHED ON JUL 11, 2020 07:34 AM IST
Demonstrators — who were defying a ban on mass gatherings amid a spike in virus infections — threw bottles, rocks and flares at the police guarding the domed parliament building in central Belgrade and removed the metal fences in front of it. Smoke rose above the entry stairway.
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A Srebrenica genocide survivor looks at a skull that he found in the forest near Konjevic Polje, Bosnia and Herzegovina .(REUTERS)
A Srebrenica genocide survivor looks at a skull that he found in the forest near Konjevic Polje, Bosnia and Herzegovina .(REUTERS)

Srebrenica killings: 25 years on victims solve world’s ‘biggest forensic puzzle’

By Associated Press | Posted by: Shankhyaneel Sarkar | Srebrenica, Bosnia-Herzegovina
UPDATED ON JUL 09, 2020 02:20 PM IST
Over 8,000 Bosnian Muslims perished in 10 days of slaughter after the town was overrun by Bosnian Serb forces in the closing months of the country’s 1992-95 fratricidal war.
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Serbian police fires tear gas in front of the National Assembly building in Belgrade, on July 7, 2020, to disperse thousands of protesters angry at the return of a weekend coronavirus curfew.(AFP photo)
Serbian police fires tear gas in front of the National Assembly building in Belgrade, on July 7, 2020, to disperse thousands of protesters angry at the return of a weekend coronavirus curfew.(AFP photo)

Violence in Serbia over plan to reimpose coronavirus curfew

By Bloomberg | Posted by Niyati Singh
UPDATED ON JUL 08, 2020 07:33 PM IST
Thousands of protesters clashed with police in Serbia’s capital after the president said he’d reinstate one of Europe’s strictest lockdown regimes to confront a spike in new cases of Covid-19 in the city.
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File image of Djokovic and Serbian PM Ana Brnabic.(Reuters/HT Collage)
File image of Djokovic and Serbian PM Ana Brnabic.(Reuters/HT Collage)

Blame me, not Novak Djokovic: Serbia Prime Minister Ana Brnabic defends tennis star after Adria Open fiasco

By hindustantimes.com | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 01, 2020 03:29 PM IST
“If they could shift the blame on me personally, as Prime Minister, and leave Novak alone, I would love it,” says Serbia Prime Minister Ana Brnabic.
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Serbia's Novak Djokovic during Adria Tour at Novak Tennis Centre in Belgrade, Serbia, June 12, 2020. REUTERS/Marko Djurica(REUTERS)
Serbia's Novak Djokovic during Adria Tour at Novak Tennis Centre in Belgrade, Serbia, June 12, 2020. REUTERS/Marko Djurica(REUTERS)

Djokovic’s parents defend their son, blame another player

By Associated Press | Belgrade
UPDATED ON JUN 24, 2020 07:38 PM IST
Djokovic’s outspoken father blamed the cancellation of the tour on Grigor Dimitrov, one of the three other players to test positive in the last few days. There is no evidence to suggest Dimitrov spread the virus to others.
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A man walks past election campaign posters of ruling Serbian Progressive Party in Belgrade, Serbia.(REUTERS)
A man walks past election campaign posters of ruling Serbian Progressive Party in Belgrade, Serbia.(REUTERS)

Serbians head to polls in Europe’s first post-lockdown election

By Reuters | Posted by: Shankhyaneel Sarkar | Belgrade
UPDATED ON JUN 21, 2020 05:58 AM IST
Polling stations will be equipped with face masks and hand sanitisers for the use of the country’s 5.5 million voters, many of whom are expected to skip voting - partly due to fears of becoming infected.
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Fans stop the match ball after it is kicked into the stands.(Action Images via Reuters)
Fans stop the match ball after it is kicked into the stands.(Action Images via Reuters)

Fans flock back for final big games of Serbian soccer season

By Press Trust of India | Belgrade
UPDATED ON JUN 10, 2020 04:35 PM IST
Red Star Belgrade can host the biggest crowd for a game in Europe since soccer’s shutdown in the pandemic ended last month, when the Serbian title winner completes its season on June 20.
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File image of Kim Clijsters.(AFP)
File image of Kim Clijsters.(AFP)

Tough for Kim Clijsters to get back to top level: Ana Ivanovic

By Reuters | MUMBAI
UPDATED ON JUN 04, 2020 02:28 PM IST
Belgian mother-of-three Clijsters surprised the tennis world when she announced she was making a second comeback this year.
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Serbia's Novak Djokovic kisses the trophy after winning the Final against Greece's Stefanos Tsitsipas.(REUTERS)
Serbia's Novak Djokovic kisses the trophy after winning the Final against Greece's Stefanos Tsitsipas.(REUTERS)

Novak Djokovic to host tennis tour in Balkan countries, Thiem, Dimitrov sign up

By Indo Asian News Service | Belgrade
UPDATED ON MAY 23, 2020 06:22 PM IST
The tour starts on June 13 and 14 in Belgrade followed by matches in Zadar, Croatia on June 20 and 21. This will be followed by matches in Montenegro on June 27 and 28 and the tour ends in Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina on July 3 and 4.
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Congress spokesperson Jaiveer Shergill alleged that when doctors and nurses across the country were demanding better equipment, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led government was exporting PPEs (personal protective equipment) to Serbia.(Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)
Congress spokesperson Jaiveer Shergill alleged that when doctors and nurses across the country were demanding better equipment, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led government was exporting PPEs (personal protective equipment) to Serbia.(Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)

Congress hits out at PM Modi over medical supplies to Serbia

By HT Correspondent | New Delhi, Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON APR 01, 2020 06:29 PM IST
The Congress’s offensive came in response to a tweet by an official account of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Serbia.
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Serbia's Novak Djokovic celebrates after winning the Final match against Greece's Stefanos Tsitsipas.(REUTERS)
Serbia's Novak Djokovic celebrates after winning the Final match against Greece's Stefanos Tsitsipas.(REUTERS)

Djokovic dominates Tsitsipas to win fifth Dubai trophy and 79th career title

By Agence France-Presse | Dubai
UPDATED ON MAR 01, 2020 08:15 AM IST
The world number one is now on an 18-0 winning run this season, and 21-0 overall since late 2019, as he ended an eight-match win streak for his Greek opponent, champion last weekend in Marseille.
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Dubai: Serbia's Novak Djokovic celebrates after he beats Tunisia's Malek Jaziri.(AP)
Dubai: Serbia's Novak Djokovic celebrates after he beats Tunisia's Malek Jaziri.(AP)

Novak Djokovic continues hot streak to cruise into second round in Dubai

By Agence France-Presse | Dubai
UPDATED ON FEB 24, 2020 11:38 PM IST
The top seed and four-time champion was playing in Dubai for the first time since 2016, and made short work of Jaziri, who is ranked 260 in the world.
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Australian Open champion Serbia's Novak Djokovic poses with the trophy.(REUTERS)
Australian Open champion Serbia's Novak Djokovic poses with the trophy.(REUTERS)

Novak Djokovic urges Davis and ATP Cups to merge or die

By AFP | Dubai
UPDATED ON FEB 24, 2020 03:43 AM IST
Djokovic, who recently won his eighth Australian Open title and led Serbia to the ATP Cup trophy last month, made his plea prior to starting this week as top seed at the Aviation Club.
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Representational Image.(Twitter)
Representational Image.(Twitter)

Indian boxers claim four silver medals at Nation’s Cup in Serbia

By Press Trust of India | New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 21, 2020 03:54 PM IST
None of the Indians could win their summit bouts on Sunday night with Monika (48kg), Ritu Grewal (51kg) and Bhagyabati Kachari (75kg) being the other silver medal winners apart from Meena.
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File image of Novak Djokovic(REUTERS)
File image of Novak Djokovic(REUTERS)

Novak Djokovic insists no clear favourite for Australian Open

By AFP | Sydney
UPDATED ON JAN 13, 2020 08:25 AM IST
The world number two was in fine touch at the ATP Cup, leading Serbia to victory over 23 other nations in the new men’s team event, overpowering Davis Cup champions Spain in the final in the early hours of Monday.
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Novak Djokovic of Serbia celebrates, winning the match point against Daniil Medvedev of Russia during their ATP Cup tennis match in Sydney, Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020.(AP)
Novak Djokovic of Serbia celebrates, winning the match point against Daniil Medvedev of Russia during their ATP Cup tennis match in Sydney, Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020.(AP)

Djokovic outlasts Medvedev to lead Serbia into ATP Cup final

By Reuters | Sydney
UPDATED ON JAN 11, 2020 01:06 PM IST
Serbia now faces the winner of host nation Australia, led by Alex De Minaur, and Rafael Nadal’s Spain in Sunday’s final.
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Tiger Shroff at the sets of Baaghi 3 in Jaipur.
Tiger Shroff at the sets of Baaghi 3 in Jaipur.

Baaghi 3: Tiger Shroff shares picture from film’s Jaipur sets, see it here

By HT Correspondent | Asian News International, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 08, 2020 04:10 PM IST
Tiger Shroff, who is in Jaipur with his co-star Shraddha Kapoor, has shared a picture from the sets of his upcoming film, Baaghi 3.
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Serbia's Novak Djokovic celebrates winning his match against France's Benoit Paire.(REUTERS)
Serbia's Novak Djokovic celebrates winning his match against France's Benoit Paire.(REUTERS)

Novak Djokovic adds Adelaide event to Australian Open preparations

By Reuters | Reuters
UPDATED ON DEC 04, 2019 01:35 PM IST
Djokovic will start his competitive preparation for the new season at the Mubadala World Tennis Championship in Abu Dhabi from Dec. 19-21, before representing Serbia in the inaugural ATP Cup in Australia in early January.
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File image of Serbia's Novak Djokovic.(AP)
File image of Serbia's Novak Djokovic.(AP)

Novak Djokovic sends Serbia through as France knocked out of Davis Cup

By Agence France-Presse | London
UPDATED ON NOV 21, 2019 09:09 PM IST
France’s early exit is a major surprise given they were the top seeds in the competition, which they have won on 10 previous occasions and were only denied an 11th success by Croatia in last year’s final.
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Britain's Andy Murray reacts during his match against Netherlands' Tallon Griekspoor(REUTERS)
Britain's Andy Murray reacts during his match against Netherlands' Tallon Griekspoor(REUTERS)

Andy Murray leads Britain to opening Davis Cup win, Spain reach last eight

By AFP | Madrid
PUBLISHED ON NOV 21, 2019 10:56 AM IST
Murray came from a set down and then trailed 4-1 in the decider in Madrid before beating the spirited Griekspoor, ranked 179 in the world, 6-7 (7/9), 6-4, 7-6 (7/5).
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Manu Bhaker of India(Getty Images)
Manu Bhaker of India(Getty Images)

Triple high for India in World Cup Finals: Manu, Elavenil, Divyansh claim top honours

By Avishek Roy | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 21, 2019 10:21 PM IST
The 17-year-old Bhaker shot 244.7 to claim the top prize in the prestigious season-ending tournament of International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF).
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Britain's Andy Murray reacts during his match against Netherlands.(REUTERS)
Britain's Andy Murray reacts during his match against Netherlands.(REUTERS)

Davis Cup: Andy Murray claws out victory to give Britain lead, Serbia win

By Reuters | MADRID
UPDATED ON NOV 20, 2019 07:50 PM IST
Murray, playing in his first Davis Cup tie since 2016 and only five months after returning to the sport following career-saving hip surgery, clawed out a 6-7(7) 6-4 7-6(5) victory to put his team 1-0 up in the Group E clash.
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