Tokyo Olympics: G Sathiyan succumbs to pressure against little known Hong Kong paddler | Tokyo Olympics News

Tokyo Olympics: G Sathiyan succumbs to pressure against little known Hong Kong paddler | Tokyo Olympics News

It was not an Olympics debut paddler G Sathiyan would want to remember. The 28-year-old went down 3-4 (7-11, 11-7, 11-4, 11-5, 9-11, 10-12, 6-11) to Hong Kong’s Lam Siu Hang in the second round at the Tokyo Games on Sunday. The 26th seeded Sathiyan, who received a bye in the first round, lost the … Read more

Tokyo Olympics: Smooth start for Mary Kom; Manish Kaushik disappoints | Tokyo Olympics News

Tokyo Olympics: Smooth start for Mary Kom; Manish Kaushik disappoints | Tokyo Olympics News

As the referee lifted her arm and the announcement of her win reverberated in the Ryogoku Kokugikan arena, India’s star boxer MC Mary Kom wasn’t leaping with joy or exulting in jubilation. She was quite calm and composed. There was gravitas in her demeanour. For Mary, the first-round win in the 51kg category against Miguelina … Read more

Tokyo Olympics: Paddler Manika Batra comes from behind to progress to Round 3 | Tokyo Olympics News

Tokyo Olympics: Paddler Manika Batra comes from behind to progress to Round 3 | Tokyo Olympics News

Was Manika Batra a little out of line or justified in her demand to get oncourt access to personal coach Sanmay Paranjape? Whatever the real reason, a day ago the table-tennis player’s blunt refusal to seek advice from chief national coach Soumyadeep Roy, during her first-round match against Britain’s Tin-Tin Ho, generated some controversy. On … Read more

Indian Fencer Bhavani Devi wins her first Olympic match

Indian Fencer Bhavani Devi wins her first Olympic match

Tokyo Olympics 2021 Live Updates: Fencer Bhavani Devi wins her first Olympic match LIVE NOW Indian Fencing made its Olympic debut today with Bhavani Devi, who went on to win he first match in the women’s Sabre event. Later, the men’s archery team takes a shot at a medal, while Manika Batra will look to … Read more

Monsoon isn’t going to make this a bumper crop year. Decision to impose stockholding limits on pulses must be rolled back.

Monsoon isn’t going to make this a bumper crop year. Decision to impose stockholding limits on pulses must be rolled back.

It’s now clear that 2021-22 isn’t going to be a bumper agriculture year like 2020-21 and the one before that. The primary reason is the monsoon. While 2020 and 2019 were both surplus rainfall years, the current southwest monsoon hasn’t been all that good. The season (June-September) has recorded only 1.4 per cent below-average precipitation … Read more

India and Iran have a common interest in ensuring a legitimate and peaceful rearrangement of current order in Afghanistan.

India and Iran have a common interest in ensuring a legitimate and peaceful rearrangement of current order in Afghanistan.

That Delhi and Tehran are trying to find common ground amid the deepening crisis in Afghanistan and prospects of the return of the Taliban’s brutal rule is evident in the growing frequency and intensity of contact between the two establishments. Last week’s telephone conversation between the two foreign ministers came soon after the external affairs … Read more

Covid-19 can infect embryos, result in miscarriages: Study

Covid-19 can infect embryos, result in miscarriages: Study

Embryos as old as five days can develop receptors that are known to provide an easy passage to Sars-CoV-2 virus which causes Covid-19, according to a new study conducted by the Indian Council of Medical Research and National Institute for Research in Reproductive Health (ICMR-NIRRH) on 45 human embryos donated after in-vitro fertilization (IVF) procedures … Read more

1st T20I: Suryakumar, Bhuvneshwar star in easy India victory over Sri Lanka | Cricket News

1st T20I: Suryakumar, Bhuvneshwar star in easy India victory over Sri Lanka | Cricket News

COLOMBO: Suryakumar Yadav‘s golden run with the bat was beautifully complemented by the Indian bowling unit led by Bhuvneshar Kumar as the visitors outclassed Sri Lanka by 38 runs in the first T20 International on Sunday. If Surya’s second T20 International half-century — an attractive 50 off 34 balls — ensured a decent total of … Read more

Bhuvneshwar Kumar strikes as India beats Sri Lanka by 38 runs in opening T20- The New Indian Express

Bhuvneshwar Kumar strikes as India beats Sri Lanka by 38 runs in opening T20- The New Indian Express

By PTI COLOMBO:  India beat Sri Lanka by 38 runs in the first T20 International here on Sunday. Suryakumar Yadav top-scored for India with 50 off 34 balls while skipper Shikhar Dhawan made 46 off 36 as India made 164 for five. In response, Sri Lanka were all out for 126 in 18.3 overs. Charith … Read more

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