BS Yediyurappa News: With B S Yediyurappa on board, BJP confident of smooth transition in Karnataka | India News

BS Yediyurappa News: With B S Yediyurappa on board, BJP confident of smooth transition in Karnataka | India News

NEW DELHI: While the resignation of B S Yediyurappa has the political circles speculating about the fallout in terms of how he has taken it and in the context of possible resentment among his fellow Lingayats, the BJP leadership is confident of managing the transition well. Party sources said the leadership had taken care to … Read more

Delta variant Covid: Delta infecting even fully vaccinated at a greater rate | World News

Delta variant Covid: Delta infecting even fully vaccinated at a greater rate | World News

NEW DELHI: The Delta variant is the fastest, fittest and most formidable version of the coronavirus that causes Covid-19 the world has encountered, and it is upending assumptions about the disease even as nations loosen restrictions and open their economies, according to virologists and epidemiologists. Vaccine protection remains very strong against severe infections and hospitalisations … Read more

The experience has made me more motivated, more determined: Bhavani Devi | Tokyo Olympics News

Bhavani Devi made history when she became the first Indian to qualify for Olympics fencing. She bowed out of the quadrennial showpiece after her Round of 32 loss on Monday, but the Chennai girl has truly been a great ambassador for the sport in India. During the course of her Olympics debut, Bhavani, competing in … Read more

I want to see myself as all-rounder in all three formats: Hasan Ali | Cricket News

I want to see myself as all-rounder in all three formats: Hasan Ali | Cricket News

KARACHI: Pakistan’s energetic pace bowler Hasan Ali wants to become a top all-format all-rounder like his illustrious predecessors Wasim Akram, Abdul Razzaq and Azhar Mahmood. ““I want to see myself as an all-rounder in all three formats and I am putting in extra yards in the nets. I am inspired by Wasim Akram, Abdul Razzaq … Read more

Mirabai Chanu created history, entire nation is proud of her: Sports Minister Anurag Thakur | Tokyo Olympics News

Mirabai Chanu created history, entire nation is proud of her: Sports Minister Anurag Thakur | Tokyo Olympics News

NEW DELHI: Sports Minister Anurag Thakur on Monday hailed weightlifter Mirabai Chanu for creating history by winning a first day medal at the Tokyo Olympics, an unparalleled feat by an Indian athlete in the history of the games. “First day, first medal, nobody did it. You brought smiles in the faces of 135 crore Indians … Read more

India vs England: Ajinkya Rahane back in training session, chances of playing 1st Test increases | Cricket News

DURHAM: There is some good news in store for India’s Test team, currently training in Durham as vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane is showing signs of recovery from the hamstring niggle and has started practising ahead of the first Test against England starting in Nottingham from August 4. Rahane didn’t play India’s first-class game against Select County … Read more

Chess World Cup: India’s Vidit Gujrathi enters quarter-finals | Chess News

Chess World Cup: India's Vidit Gujrathi enters quarter-finals | Chess News

SOCHI (Russia): India No.3 Vidit Gujrathi defeated Vasif Durarbayli 1.5-0.5 to reach the quarterfinals of the FIDE chess World Cup on Monday. The 26-year old Grandmaster came up with an impressive display to tame his lower-rated Azerbaijan opponent, winning in 38 moves in his fifth round encounter. Vidit Gujrathi beat Vasif Durarbayli and progressed to … Read more

Watch: Argentine fencer accepts marriage proposal in front of TV cameras | Tokyo Olympics News

TOKYO: Argentine fencer Maria Belen Perez Maurice accepted a marriage proposal from her long-term partner and coach in front of television cameras at the Olympics on Monday, the second time he had posed the question in similar fashion. The athlete, after a first-round exit in her third Olympics, was disappointedly answering questions from reporters when … Read more

Sacrifice, exile: How Filipina Hidilyn Diaz made Olympic history | Tokyo Olympics News

Hidilyn Diaz (Getty Images) TOKYO: Triumphant weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz will now forget the years of exile, sacrifice, training and nutrition that took her to the Philippines’ first Olympic gold by tucking into her favourite sweet passions, cheesecake and bubble tea. “Yes I will eat a lot tonight,” she smiled as she told AFP of her … Read more

India at Tokyo Olympics: Archers hit Korean wall, TT veteran Sharath Kamal advances, fencer Bhavani Devi makes a mark | Tokyo Olympics News

India at Tokyo Olympics: Archers hit Korean wall, TT veteran Sharath Kamal advances, fencer Bhavani Devi makes a mark | Tokyo Olympics News

TOKYO: Veteran paddler A Sharath Kamal turned back the clock to make the next round and fencer CA Bhavani Devi showed some spark in her debut but India’s Olympic campaign on Monday was littered with disappointments in archery, shooting, boxing and tennis. The 39-year-old Sharath defeated world bronze-medallist Tiago Polonia of Portugal, prevailing 2-11, 11-8, … Read more