I was under pressure to win today: Yogeshwar Dutt
I was under pressure to win today: Yogeshwar Dutt

Star grappler Yogeshwar Dutt on Tuesday heaved a sigh of relief after clinching a spot for the World Championships by beating Amit Kumar Dhankhar, who had gone to court last year against the Olympic medallist alleging favouritism.

Wrestling Federation of India to conduct trials
Wrestling Federation of India to conduct trials

 Wrestling Federation of India's selection committee will conduct trials for the men's team on Tuesday in preparation for the Senior World Championship, the first Rio Olympics qualifying event, to be held in Las Vegas from September 7-14.

8 gold for Indians at International Wrestling tournament
8 gold for Indians at International Wrestling tournament

 Indian grapplers ended their campaign on a high in the International Wrestling tournament in Sassari City, Italy, bagging as many as nine medals, including eight gold in Men's Freestyle event.

Four Indians bag gold in International wrestling tourney
Four Indians bag gold in International wrestling tourney

Four Indian grapplers, including Yogeshwar Dutt, struck gold at the International Wrestling tournament in Sassari City, Italy, after finishing on top in their respective weight categories in Men's Freestyle.

Actors, singers gather to Bengali New Year

Several personalities from the Bengali film industry met at a heritage theatre in the city today to celebrate Bengali New Year.

Amit Kumar loved recording Tagore album
Amit Kumar loved recording Tagore album

Singer Amit Kumar was not "unduly tense" to cut his first Ranbindra sangeet album 'Ebar Aamay Daakle Doore'.

Kishore Kumar's son launches Rabindrasangeet album

 Singer Amit Kumar, son of Indian music legend Kishore Kumar, has in his distinctive tone rendered Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore's classics for the first time for a new music album.

Haryana leads gold rush on opening day of National Games
Haryana leads gold rush on opening day of National Games

 Five meet records were drowned in the swimming pool even as star wrestler Amit Kumar was shockingly upstaged and had to settle for a silver medal on an exciting opening day of competitions in the 35th National Games here on Sunday.

This Padma Bhusan award is dedicated to my students: Satpal
This Padma Bhusan award is dedicated to my students: Satpal

 India's most decorated wrestling coach Satpal was on Sunday ecstatic after he was named for Padma Bhusan award as he dedicated the award to "all his students" without whom it wouldn't have been possible for him to get country's third highest civilian award.

Indians win six medals with two gold in Para Asian Games

India opened their gold medal account with two track and field athletes bagging the yellow metal in a haul of six medals on the second day of competitions at the Para Asian Games here on Monday.

Asian Games: Wrestlers Vinesh Phogat, Geetika Jakhar wins a bronze each
Asian Games: Wrestlers Vinesh Phogat, Geetika Jakhar wins a bronze each

Women grapplers Vinesh Phogat and Geetika Jakhar bagged a bronze medal each in 48kg and 63kg freestyle events respectively as India made an impressive start in their wrestling campaign at the Asian Games here on Saturday.

Arjuna award would have motivated me even more for Asiad: Amit Kumar
Arjuna award would have motivated me even more for Asiad: Amit Kumar

All geared up for the Asian Games, Commonwealth Games gold medallist grappler Amit Kumar confessed had he been conferred with Arjuna award it would have given him added motivation to go for a podium finish at the multi-sport event, commencing on Friday at Incheon.

Oil Minister felicitates Commonwealth medal winners

Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan today felicitated the medal winners of Glasgow Commonwealth Games 2014, who are employees of oil PSUs.

CWG 2014: Indian wrestlers shine as Sushil, Amit, Vinesh win gold on Day 6

Star grappler Sushil Kumar led India`s sparkling show in the wrestling arena as the country claimed three gold medals on the first day of the wrestling competitions at the Commonwealth Games, here today.

CWG 2014, Day 6: Sushil Kumar-led wrestling team dominates in India`s best show

Two-time Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar spearheaded a sparkling show as Indian grapplers dominated the wrestling arena with three gold medals after the shooters ended their campaign on a rousing note with five more podium finishes on sixth day of competitions in the 20th Commonwealth Games here on Wednesday.

Indian cyclists continue to disappoint at CWG

Indian cyclists` dismal show continued at the Commonwealth Games as they failed to qualify for the finals of both Men`s 4000m Individual pursuit and Women`s 3000m Individual pursuit events on second day of the track cycling competition, here today.

Parents of accident victim get Rs nine lakh compensation

Parents of a 26-year-old youth, who died in a road accident involving a rashly driven truck, have been awarded a compensation of Rs nine lakh by a Motor Accident Claims Tribunal (MACT) here.

Man accused of making hoax call about Parliament blast acquitted

A man accused of making a hoax call to the police control room 12 years ago that Parliament would be blasted, has been acquitted by a Delhi court on the ground that there were lapses in the investigation which were "serious in nature".

India finish 6th in Wrestling World Cup

World Championships silver medallist Amit Kumar won four of his five bouts as India finished sixth in the FILA Men`s Freestyle Wrestling World Cup here.

Freestyle wrestling world cup starts from Saturday

A young Indian team, led by world championships silver medallist Amit Kumar, will be hoping to make a notable impact in their debut appearance at the men`s freestyle Wrestling World Cup, starting here tomorrow.