Jaipur Literature Festival expands its presence in the US

Houston, Sep 12 : The Jaipur Literature Festival (JLF) will be hosting a series of events – with headline authors as participants – in three cities across the United States, starting September 14 and ending on September 23. The annual festival with its home in Jaipur will be hosting smaller editions in Houston and New […]

Asiad 2018: Dattu Bhokanal finishes sixth in men’s single sculls final

[Palembang: Indian rower Dattu Baban Bhokanal looks disappointed after finishing 5th in the men’s singles sculls final during the 18th Asian Games in Palembang, Indonesia on Thursday, Aug 23, 2018. ( /PTI] Jakarta, Aug 23 : Indian rower Dattu Bhokanal missed a medal in the men’s single sculls competition of the 2018 Asian Games here […]

Asiad 2018: Dattu Bhokanal finishes sixth in men’s single sculls final

Jakarta, Aug 23 : Indian rower Dattu Bhokanal missed a medal in the men’s single sculls competition of the 2018 Asian Games here on Thursday. The 27-year-old did get off to a good start and after a timing of 8.28.56 minutes, Dattu found the sixth spot in the finals. China’s Liang Zhang clinched gold after […]

Four Japanese basketball players expelled from Asian Games

Jakarta, Aug 20 : Four players have been expelled from Japan’s men’s basketball team at the Asian Games 2018 in Indonesia for allegedly hiring sex workers, the Japanese Olympic Committee said on Monday. Yasuhiro Yamashita, the head of the Japanese delegation, said that the players in question had had their accreditations withdrawn and had been […]

Pavard’s stunner against Argentina voted Goal of 2018 World Cup

Paris, July 26 : France right back Benjamin Pavard’s sublime volley against Argentina at the 2018 FIFA World Cup has been voted Goal of the Tournament, FIFA has announced on its official website. The world’s biggest football tournament in Russia produced 169 goals in 64 matches, reports Xinhua news agency. Pavard, 22, netted the equalizer […]

Twitter records 115 billion impressions during FIFA World Cup 2018

New Delhi, July 18 : The FIFA World Cup 2018 drama not just unfolded on the pitch in Russia but was also played out on Twitter in a massive way. Whether it was to celebrate heart-pounding victories, watch live tournament analysis on the platform or to show sportsmanship despite tough defeats, football fans across the […]