Surprised at being conferred Padma Shri: Kidambi Shrikanth

New Delhi, March 21: Noted badminton player Kidambi Shrikanth on Tuesday said that he was surprised when he got a call from the government about his selection for the Padma Shri.

“I am really happy and excited at getting the Padma Shri this evening. In fact, I was surprised when…

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IPL: KKR begin pre-season training

Kolkata, March 20 Sans skipper Dinesh Karthik, two-time champions Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) on Monday began their first practice session ahead of the Indian Premier League (IPL) season at the Jadavpur University second campus ground in Salt Lake here.

Newly-appointed captain Karthik became the toast of the nation…

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Rajasthan Royals unveil team anthem 'Phir Halla Bol'

Jaipur, March 19  Indian Premier League (IPL) cricket team Rajasthan Royals on Sunday released this year’s team anthem “Phir Halla Bol” with a renewed spirit and exuberance.

“Our anthem has been unique in the sense that it is soaked in the flavour and colour of Rajasthan. ‘Phir Halla Bol…

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Shooter, painter, psychologist: The many shades of a medallist

New Delhi, March 18: She is an international rifle shooter, an up-and-coming painter who also pursues sports psychology. These three things predominantly impact the life of Chandigarh’s Anjum Moudgil.

Juggling the three areas must be difficult. But Anjum, 23, is well aware of the balancing act required…

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FIFA approves video assistant referees for 2018 World Cup

Bogota, March 17  FIFA has approved the use of video assistant referees (VARs) in this year’s World Cup in Russia, the international football governing body has said.

The technology was approved by rule-making board IFAB earlier this month but FIFA was yet to ratify its use for football…

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