Sports and Culture

Monday, May 21, 2018Ranbir Kapoor to host prelude to IPL finale

Mumbai, May 21: Bollywood star Ranbir Kapoor will host a two-hour prelude to the Indian Premier League (IPL) finale. Others joining the celebrations will include Salman Khan, Jacqueline Fernandes, Kareena Kapoor Khan and Sonam Kapoor Ahuja.

'Cricket Finals…Party Toh Banti hai' will be followed by the VIVO IPL 2018 grand finale on Star India Network on May 27, read a statement issued by the cha


Sunday, May 20, 2018We are peaking at the right time, says Dinesh Karthik

Hyderabad, May 20: Kolkata Knight Riders skipper Dinesh Karthik feels the team is peaking at the right time after making the playoffs by beating Sunrisers Hyderabad in a must-win IPL game here.

"I think all eight teams strive for the play-off spots, so happy to reach there. Things are slowly setting in. Just the way we are playing shows good character. I'd like to think that (we're peaking at


Saturday, May 19, 2018Hockey India names Rajinder Singh as president

New Delhi, May 19: Hockey India on Saturday named Rajinder Singh as its president after Mariamma Koshy submitted her resignation from the post.

Koshy, a former state-level striker, was appointed Hockey India chief in November 2016 after Narinder Dhruv Batra had stepped down after being elected as the president of the International Hockey Federation (FIH).

Koshy had in various capacities be


Friday, May 18, 2018Bangalore, Rajasthan in must-win situation on Saturday

Jaipur, May 18: A rejuvenated Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) will face Rajasthan Royals (RR) in a do-or-die Indian Premier League (IPL) game at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium here on Saturday.

Fresh from a nail-biting win over Sunrisres Hyderabad on Thursday, the Virat Kohli-led side will be looking to continue the same performance to seal a play-off berth as they also carry a better net run-ra


Friday, May 18, 2018Royal Challengers Bangalore bowler Tim Southee admitted to Level 1 offence in IPL match

Kolkata, May 18: Tim Southee, the Royal Challengers Bangalore bowler, was issued a reprimand during his team’s VIVO Indian Premier League (IPL) 2018 encounter against Sunrisers Hyderabad at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium on Thursday.

Southee admitted to the Level 1 offence under 2.1.8 of the IPL Code of Conduct for Players and Team Officials and accepted the sanction, an IPL media statement here


Thursday, May 17, 2018Wrestler Nirmal lifts 20th Bhamag Kesari title

UDHAMPUR, MAY-17:-Wrestler Nirmal of Master Chandgi Ram Akhara Delhi lifted “20th Annual Bhamag Kesari” Title 2018 by defeating Wrestler Mustba Kamal (Bablu) of Basantgarh of Udhampur District in a very tough fight here at Sardabbar, Kalsote on the sidelines of Shiv Parvati Mela.

Minister of State for Finance, Planning, Law & Justice, Ajay Nanda was the chief guest on the occasion.

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