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Led by HS Prannoy, India demolish Australia in Thomas Cup

Led by HS Prannoy, India demolish Australia in Thomas Cup

Indian men's and women's badminton teams expectedly dumped a lowly Australia 5-0 and 4-1 respectively on the second day of the prestigious Thomas and Uber Cup Final but the road to the quarterfinals still remains a difficult one.

May 21, 2018, 21:25 PM IST
Led by Saina Nehwal, India beat Australia 4-1 in Uber Cup

Led by Saina Nehwal, India beat Australia 4-1 in Uber Cup

 Indian women's badminton team, led by Saina Nehwal, notched up a dominating 4-1 win over lowly Australia in the second Group A match of the Uber Cup Final on Monday.

May 21, 2018, 16:34 PM IST
India make disastrous start in Thomas and Uber Cup Final

India make disastrous start in Thomas and Uber Cup Final

India's young but depleted men and women's teams jeopardised their chances of qualifying for the knockout stage after suffering an identical 1-4 loss to France and Canada in the opening Group A match of the Thomas and Uber Cup Final on Sunday.

May 20, 2018, 18:03 PM IST
We can come back with medal from Thomas Cup: B Sai Praneeth

We can come back with medal from Thomas Cup: B Sai Praneeth

India will be fielding a young team at the prestigious Thomas Cup Final, but B Sai Praneeth believes they have the firepower to not only reach the knockout stage but also return with a medal.

May 18, 2018, 17:12 PM IST
This 'death-themed' Bangkok cafe offers discounts to customers for lying in coffin

This 'death-themed' Bangkok cafe offers discounts to customers for lying in coffin

Veeranut Rojanaprapa is the creative brain behind Kid Mai Death Awareness Cafe in Thai capital.

May 05, 2018, 19:48 PM IST
Floyd Mayweather legacy faces challenge from Thai 'dwarf giant'

Floyd Mayweather legacy faces challenge from Thai 'dwarf giant'

After a career laden with belts, cash and kudos, boxing great Floyd Mayweather Jr retired undefeated over 50 fights - but his flawless record faces an unlikely challenge from an obscure Thai fighter known as the "dwarf giant".

May 01, 2018, 10:11 AM IST
Gold rush for India at Bangkok Asian Youth Boxing

Gold rush for India at Bangkok Asian Youth Boxing

 World champion Nitu Ghanghas opened the floodgates as Indian women boxers dominated the Asian Youth Championships, claiming three gold medals on Friday.

Apr 27, 2018, 17:41 PM IST
Badminton: India handed easy draw in Thomas and Uber Cup Finals

Badminton: India handed easy draw in Thomas and Uber Cup Finals

The women's team has been clubbed with five-time champions Japan, Canada and Australia in the Uber Cup, while the men's team has been drawn alongside China, France and Australia in Group A of the  Thomas Cup.

Mar 22, 2018, 21:55 PM IST
India finish with three gold, two bronze in Asia Cup Archery

India finish with three gold, two bronze in Asia Cup Archery

Promila Daimary won a second individual gold medal for India as the junior archers bagged three gold and two bronze medals to finish their Asia Cup Archery Stage 1 campaign on a high on Thursday.

Mar 08, 2018, 19:52 PM IST
Full emergency declared at Mumbai airport after cargo plane suffers hydraulic failure

Full emergency declared at Mumbai airport after cargo plane suffers hydraulic failure

The UPS Airlines flight no. 015 was returning from Bangkok when it was forced to make an emergency landing at the Mumbai airport due to hydraulic failure.

Mar 08, 2018, 13:41 PM IST
Don't understand the logic of proposed new badminton rules: Pullela Gopichand

Don't understand the logic of proposed new badminton rules: Pullela Gopichand

Chief national coach Pullela Gopichand said he doesn't have any idea how the on-court reduction of coaching would be implemented and neither does understand the logic behind it.

Feb 27, 2018, 13:06 PM IST
Thailand bets on ''magic pills'' to boost declining birth rate

Thailand bets on ''magic pills'' to boost declining birth rate

  Thailand has tried cash bonuses and tax incentives to boost the country`s birth rate, but on Valentine`s Day today it adopted a new approach - handing out vitamin pills.

Feb 14, 2018, 15:06 PM IST
In a first, Bangkok-like floating market comes up in Kolkata

In a first, Bangkok-like floating market comes up in Kolkata

A floating market has on Wednesday been opened in the City of Joy with nearly 114 boats and 228 sellers.

Jan 27, 2018, 12:03 PM IST

Two American tourists fined in Thailand for 'butt selfie' at temple

Thai authorities have fined two American tourists for public indecency for posing for a "butt selfie" in front of a famous Buddhist temple, police said on Wednesday.

Nov 29, 2017, 17:46 PM IST
13 Myanmar passengers killed after van collided with truck in Thailand: Police

13 Myanmar passengers killed after van collided with truck in Thailand: Police

The van was travelling from the border town of Mae Sot, a common entry point for Myanmar migrant workers, to Bangkok.

Nov 24, 2017, 11:04 AM IST

Suspect of deadly 2015 Bangkok shrine blast arrested

A Thai woman suspected of being involved in the 2015 deadly Erawan Shrine bombing was arrested, police said on Thursday.

Nov 23, 2017, 10:44 AM IST

Pope Francis' Asia tour stirs fond memories for Thai-based cousin

The Pope has been outspoken about his sympathy for the Muslim Rohingya -- a stance that could trigger protests in mainly Buddhist Myanmar where the minority is vilified.

Nov 23, 2017, 08:20 AM IST
Sea of black in Bangkok as thousands flock to late king's funeral

Sea of black in Bangkok as thousands flock to late king's funeral

Thailand bade a final goodbye to its beloved late King Bhumibol Adulyadej on Thursday in a ceremony steeped in ancient rituals, processions and Buddhist rites that drew hundreds of thousands of mourners.

Oct 26, 2017, 23:52 PM IST
Sohail Mahmood takes over as Pakistan's High Commissioner to India

Sohail Mahmood takes over as Pakistan's High Commissioner to India

Sohail Mahmood on Wednesday assumed his charge as the Pakistan's High Commissioner to India, after his predecessor Abdul Basit announced retirement before his tenure was scheduled to end

Aug 16, 2017, 22:16 PM IST
Case thrown out against former Thai Prime Mimister Somchai Wongsawat in rare win for anti-junta camp

Case thrown out against former Thai Prime Mimister Somchai Wongsawat in rare win for anti-junta camp

The Shinawatra family and their political allies are at the heart of a political conflict that has divided Thailand for more than a decade.

Aug 02, 2017, 12:13 PM IST