Producing P.V. Sindhu biopic challenging: Sonu Sood

Mumbai, May 4 : Actor-turned-producer Sonu Sood, who is gearing up for his second production – a biopic on badminton player P.V.Sindhu – says that it is very challenging to produce a biopic of a 22 year old. “Sometimes in a story there is a climax, a pre-climax and a story behind it. So sometimes […]

Congress leader & BAI chief Akhilesh Das dead

Lucknow, April 12 : Former union minister and Badminton Association of India (BAI) President Akhilesh Das Gupta died here on Wednesday, prompting a raft of condolences from several quarters. According to his family, the Congress leader died following cardiac arrest. He was 56. Son of former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Banarasi Das Gupta, he was […]

Vodafone is PBL title sponsor

Hyderabad, Dec 31 : Telecom major Vodafone has come onboard as the title sponsor of the Premier Badminton League (PBL), it was announced on Saturday. The fortnight-long event from Sunday will see six teams — Chennai Smashers, Hyderabad Hunters, Bengaluru Blasters, Delhi Acers, Awadhe Warriors and Mumbai Rockets — fight for the Rs 6 crore […]

Haryana to give land to Saina for badminton academy

Chandigarh, Dec 11 : Ace women badminton player Saina Nehwal will be provided land by the Haryana government to set up a badminton academy in the state. The land to the international star will be provided by the Haryana State Industrial and Infrastructure Development Corporation Limited (HSIIDC) at Manesar in Gurugram district, 45 km from […]

Indian badminton team manager himself cancelled visa application: China

By Gaurav Sharma Beijing, Nov 18 : China on Friday said it did not deny visa to the manager of Indian badminton team and it was he who himself cancelled the visa application. A day after India protested the denial of visa to Bamang Tago, a resident of Arunachal Pradesh which China claims as its […]

Now diamond necklace for the Olympic medal girls from NAC Jewellers

Chennai, Aug 23 : Leading jewellery chain NAC Jewellers on Tuesday decided to shower diamonds on Olympic medal winning shuttler P.V. Sindhu and wrestler Sakshi Malik as well as gymnast Dipa Karmakar for their great performance at the recently-concluded Rio Olympic games. In a statement issued here, NAC Jewellers said it would honour Sindhu with […]