Three Sri Lankan cricket team bus attackers killed in Pakistan

Islamabad, Aug 28 : Four terrorists, including three who were charged in the 2009 attack on a visiting Sri Lankan cricket team, were killed late on Saturday in Pakistan’s Punjab province, the provincial Counter-Terrorism Department said on Sunday. “On August 27 at about 11 p.m., a CTD team was taking accused terrorists involved in the […]

Gopichand an example of excellent teacher: Modi

New Delhi, Aug 28 : Badminton coach Pullela Gopichand is an example of an “excellent teacher”, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Sunday. “I salute Gopichand’s hard work and dedication towards the games,” Modi said in his 23rd ‘Mann Ki Baat’ radio address. Indian badminton player P.V. Sindhu won the silver medal at the Rio […]

Daughters made us proud at Rio, says Modi

New Delhi, Aug 28 : Praising the efforts of Indian athletes at the Rio Olympics, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said the country’s “daughters” made the country proud. “The two medals we got were bagged by the daughters of this nation. There were other girls who almost made it and performed well. Once again […]

Major Dhyan Chand example of sportsman spirit, patriotism: Modi

New Delhi, Aug 28 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his “Mann Ki Baat” address on Sunday payed tributes to the legendary hockey player Major Dhyan Chand and said that he was a live example of “sportsman spirit and patriotism”. “Tomorrow (Monday) August 29 is legendary hockey player Major Dhyan Chand’s birth anniversary which is […]

Sachin bats for healthy India in Bengaluru

Bengaluru, Aug 27 : Legendary cricketer Sachin Tendulkar on Saturday appealed to the people here to pledge for a ‘Swasth Bharath’ (Healthy India) as physical fitness and well-being are key to nation-building. “Medical issues are not restricted to sportspersons and I can tell you from experience that it is the quality of care which heals,” […]

China’s Olympic medallists land in Hong Kong for three-day visit

Hong Kong, Aug 27 : China’s Olympic medallists along with a 64-member delegation led by Minister of the General Administration of Sports Liu Peng landed in Hong Kong on Saturday for a three-day trip to the city, which includes sports demonstrations, a visit to an elderly people’s home and meetings with aspiring athletes. The group […]