Daniil Medvedev – rise and rise of a ‘smart’ tennis star

TENNIS Updated: Oct 14, 2019 10:46 IST After Medvedev defeated another young talent in Stefanos Tsitsipas in the semi-finals, the 21-year-old Greek described Medvedev’s way of winning as “boring”. Novak Djokovic calls him a “very complete” player and Alexander Zverev says he has a unique style that makes him the best in men’s tennis on […]

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Meenakshi Lekhi defends Jammu and Kashmir restrictions; ‘Former rulers may be lynched’

Shared News – Updated: Oct 01, 2019 16:50 IST She also maintained that situation in Kashmir was normal and there was no curfew. However, she said there were restrictions on internet in view of the likely false propaganda by “vested interests.” Alleging corruption by some political families which ruled Kashmir during the last few decades, […]

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UP police launch drive to identify, deport illegal Bangladeshis

INDIA Updated: Oct 01, 2019 14:24 IST The district police officials are asked to send the report to the state government for deportation after identification of illegal immigrants. In a move aimed at strengthening internal security, Uttar Pradesh police will launch a drive for identification and verification of illegal Bangladeshi immigrants and other foreign nationals […]

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Govt plans rejig in personal tax slabs to boost spending

INDIA Updated: Oct 01, 2019 13:30 IST The move comes after the government slashed corporate tax rates to boost investment and sentiment, and make Indian industry more competitive — a decision well received across the spectrum. The government is considering rationalising personal income tax rates in a move that will result in the increase of […]

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India vs South Africa: Virat Kohli on cusp of historic feat, eyes big record

CRICKET Updated: Oct 01, 2019 10:37 IST He enjoys a formidable record against South Africa – in 9 matches, he has scored 758 runs at an average of 47.37. This also includes 2 centuries and 3 half-centuries. It is the beginning of the home Test season for the Indian team and has been the norm […]

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China Open bans guest of tennis player Zhang Shuai after violent scenes

TENNIS Updated: Oct 01, 2019 17:02 IST The footage showed a blue-shirted individual repeatedly hitting and kicking a younger man courtside at the tournament in Beijing that features most of the world’s top players. A guest of Chinese tennis player Zhang Shuai’s father has been barred from the China Open after an online video showed […]

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देखें, जब गुस्साए जोकोविच ने तोड़ा रैकेट, हर कोई हैरान

सर्बिया के टेनिस स्टार नोवाक जोकोविच ने एक बेहद संघर्षपूर्ण मुकाबले में स्पेन के रोबर्टो बतिस्ता अगुट को हराकर साल के दूसरे ग्रैंड स्लैम फ्रेंच ओपन टेनिस टूर्नमेंट के पुरुष एकल के अंतिम-16 में शुक्रवार को प्रवेश कर लिया। लेकिन, इस दौरान एक ऐसी घटना घटी, जिसने सभी को चौंका दिया। दरअसल, इस मुश्किल जीत […]

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SHARAPOVA

Sharapova dismisses Pliskova in quick time

Nadal continues mastery over Gasquet; Bopanna & Roger-Vasselin combine in quarterfinals Maria Sharapova marked her first appearance on Court Philippe Chatrier in three years with a 6-2, 6-1 rout of Karolina Pliskova to set up a potential French Open last-16 duel with nemesis Serena Williams on Saturday, while 10-time champion Rafael Nadal defeated childhood friend […]

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