India's Paralympic Committee Suspended for Chaos
Apr 17, 2015
Press Trust of India | Sunday April 26, 2015
While Sania Mirza has climbed to the top in tennis doubles rankings, Saina Nehwal is currently the numero uno shuttler in singles -- both being the first Indian women to achieve the feat. Prime Minister Narendra Modi also praised Indian cricket team.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Saturday April 25, 2015
Even if hosting the Olympics in 2024 appears unlikely, observers say Indian Prime Minister?Narendra Modi may sanction a bid for further down the line, although he will be anxious to avoid a repeat of the embarrassing headlines that accompanied the sh...
Press Trust of India | Tuesday April 21, 2015
Indian Olympic Association and sports ministry officials are tight-lipped on whether India will express its desire to bid for the 2024 Olympic Games during Thomas Bach's meeting with the Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
SupritaDas | Monday April 20, 2015
President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), Thomas Bach, will be in India for a day, to discuss with Prime Minister Narendra Modi the way forward for Indian sports.
Press Trust of India | Sunday April 19, 2015
Sports Minister? Navin Dissanayake's comments came after the International Cricket Council said the move?appoint an interim committee may amount to government interference, and that it would withhold payments to Sri Lanka unless the matter was resolv...
AgenceFrance-Presse | Friday April 17, 2015
Sri Lanka Cricket's board was dissolved by the government last month, with Sri Lanka sports minister Navin Dissanyake subsequently appointing a nine-strong interim committee, headed by former Test batsman Sidath Wettimuny, to run Sri Lanka cricket. U...
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday April 15, 2015
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has interacted with the foreign ministers of three countries - North Korea, Australia and Belarus - in three consecutive days.
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday March 22, 2015
Bangladesh Sports Minister Biren Sikder today said his country will win the next cricket World Cup. He blamed 'umpiring bias' for the exit of the Tigers from the quarter-finals of the 2015 World Cup at the hands of India on Thursday, reports bdnews24...
Indo-AsianNews Service | Sunday March 22, 2015
Bangladesh Sports Minister Biren Sikder?blamed 'umpiring bias' for the exit of the Tigers from the quarter-finals of the 2015 World Cup at the hands of India on Thursday.
Press Trust of India | Sunday March 22, 2015
Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said he has asked for a detailed report from the Paralympic Committee of India as well as from his secretary after athletes participating in the National Para-Athletics Championships (March 20-22) at Janhit Para Spo...
Mumbai News | Written by Nikita Niraj Arora | Monday March 2, 2015
Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has apologised on Twitter after traffic near the National Sports Complex of India (NSCI) in Mumbai was halted for nearly two hours on Sunday where he attended a fashion show organised to raise money for ca...
Press Trust of India | Thursday February 26, 2015
Shammi Silva, a member of Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) executive committee, in his letter dated February 20 and addressed to Dissanayake, stated that an Indian player was involved in match-fixing during the tournament held in Dambulla. India, Sri Lanka, P...
India News | Written by Anand Kumar Patel | Thursday February 19, 2015
The BJP today rushed a senior party leader to make peace between Haryana Chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar and his health and sports minister Anil Vij. For weeks, Mr Vij has been seen to be taking potshots at his boss on Twitter, to the great deligh...
India News | Agencies | Monday February 16, 2015
Oops, he's done it again. Haryana's Health and Sports Minister Anil Vij took on his boss, chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar, today with a sarcastic tweet.
Indo-AsianNews Service | Thursday February 5, 2015
South Africa is looking to drop their chokers tag and wipe out bitter memories of previous World Cups
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday January 30, 2015
Union Minister for Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) Kalraj Mishra today said the Centre was focussing on developing entrepreneurial skills in the youth of North East.
Press Trust of India | Wednesday January 28, 2015
The court, while reading out the judgement in the IPL spot-fixing case, had said that the "BCCI does discharge several important public functions which make it amenable to the writ jurisdiction of the High Court under Article 226 of the Constitution ...
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday January 13, 2015
After his controversial remarks over the LGBT community drew flak, Goa Sports Minister Ramesh Tawadkar today did a u-turn over the issue saying he was misunderstood and misquoted on the issue.
India News | Written by Anand Kumar Patel | Monday January 12, 2015
The Haryana government has unveiled a new sports policy which entails a number of steps aimed at benefitting sportspersons from the state. At a function organised at Rohtak to unveil the policy document, Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar announced p...
SandeepPhukan | Monday January 5, 2015
In a exclusive chat with NDTV, Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said that recommendation for Saina Nehwal for Padma Bhushan Award in 2015 will be considered. The ministry received the letter of recommendation from the Badminton Association of India...
Press Trust of India | Saturday January 3, 2015
Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said that the main intention was to make the sports facilities available, particularly in the rural areas to encourage sports talent there.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday December 27, 2014
West Bengal Transport and Sports Minister Madan Mitra, who was arrested in the multi-crore-rupee Saradha scam, is likely to be discharged from hospital Saturday as tests done on him have not revealed anything significant, a hospital official said.
NDTVSports | Thursday December 11, 2014
India beat Pakistan in the finals to win the World Cup for the visually impaired.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday December 10, 2014
"Shirtfront", an aggressive Australian sports term used by Prime Minister Tony Abbott to challenge Russia's Vladimir Putin, was Wednesday picked as the National Dictionary Centre's word of the year, beating "man-bun".