Indian-American named dean of Penn Engineering college in US

An Indian-American expert, known for his groundbreaking work on autonomous robots, has been named dean of a prestigious US university in Pennsylvania.

National Games: Another golden double for Vijay Kumar, Sandeep Sejwal ends with four gold medals
National Games: Another golden double for Vijay Kumar, Sandeep Sejwal ends with four gold medals

Ace pistol shooter Vijay Kumar notched up a golden double for the second time to end his campaign with a rich haul of five gold medals, while Asian Games bronze-winning swimmer Sandeep Sejwal signed off with four yellow metals on day seven of the 35th National Games here in the southern Indian city on Saturday.

Attachment orders against BSP MLA in engineer murder case

A local court has ordered attachment proceedings against BSP MLA Vijay Kumar, wanted in connection with the murder of National Informatics Centre (NIC) engineer here last month.

35th National Games: Haryana wrestlers win 18 gold; Ghosal, Chinappa squash champs
35th National Games: Haryana wrestlers win 18 gold; Ghosal, Chinappa squash champs

The seasoned duo of Saurav Ghosal and Joshana Chinappa expectedly walked away with the individual gold medals in squash even as Haryana's wrestlers demolished their rivals to sign off with a whopping 18 gold on the fourth day of competitions in the 35th National Games here today.

35th National Games: Two more medals for Vijay; Ghosal, Chinappa clinch squash gold
35th National Games: Two more medals for Vijay; Ghosal, Chinappa clinch squash gold

Olympic hero Vijay Kumar's pistol fetched him two more medals while the seasoned squash duo of Saurav Ghosal and Joshana Chinappa clinched the individual gold in contrasting styles on the fourth day of competitions in the 35th National Games here on Wednesday.

National Games: Vijay Kumar shoots golden double, 6 swimming meet records shattered

Olympic silver-medallist shooter Vijay Kumar shone bright with a golden double even as half a dozen meet records sank without a trace in the swimming pool on the third day of competitions in the 35th National Games here on Tuesday.

Abhinav Bindra defends air rifle national title, Vijay Kumar too wins
Abhinav Bindra defends air rifle national title, Vijay Kumar too wins

Olympic medallists Abhinav Bindra and Vijay Kumar clinched a gold medal each in 10-metre air rifle and 25-metre standard pistol events respectively at the 58th National Shooting Championship here today.

Indian shooting has gone beyond iconic names: NRAI chief
Indian shooting has gone beyond iconic names: NRAI chief

Awarded the rare 'Diploma of Honour' by the International Shooting Sport Federation, NRAI president Raninder Singh says shooting in India has gone beyond iconic names, giving him hopes of achieving a top-five finish in the discipline at the 2016 Rio Olympics.

Asian Games 2014: Shooters clinch silver, Sandeep Sejwal bags swimming bronze
Asian Games 2014: Shooters clinch silver, Sandeep Sejwal bags swimming bronze

The men's pistol team clinched a silver medal, while Sandeep Sejwal scooped a rare bronze in swimming but India slipped to the 16th position in the overall standings with a tally of 17 medals on the seventh day of competitions in the 17th Asian Games here today.

Asian Games: Indian men's team clinches silver in 25m center fire pistol in shooting

India bagged their second silver in the 17th Asian Games as the men's shooting team finished second in the 25 metre center fire pistol at the Ongnyeon International Shooting Range.

Indian men end pistol shooting with silver in 25m centre fire
Indian men end pistol shooting with silver in 25m centre fire

Indian men ended their campaign in the pistol events on a winning note by shooting down a silver medal in the 25m centre fire event even as the women's team exited from the 50m three-position competition without success at the Asian Games, here on Friday.

Asian Games: Indian men's team clinches silver in 25m center fire pistol
Asian Games: Indian men's team clinches silver in 25m center fire pistol

India bagged their second silver in the 17th Asian Games as the men's shooting team finished second in the 25 metre center fire pistol at the Ongnyeon International Shooting Range here Friday.

Harpreet Singh keeps India's hopes alive in 25 M Rapid Fire Pistol
Harpreet Singh keeps India's hopes alive in 25 M Rapid Fire Pistol

Commonwealth Games Silver Medalist Harpreet Singh shot a 290 to lead the trio of Indian men's shooters into day 2 of the 25M Rapid Fire Pistol event in the 11th position, at the 51st ISSF World Championship being held in Granada, Spain.

After CWG low, Olympic medallist Vijay Kumar eyes good show at Asian Games

London Olympics silver medallist Vijay Kumar, undergoing treatment for a neck injury, is desperate to avoid a race against time ahead of the World Championships and Asiad, stage where he would look to make amends for his shocking exit at Glasgow Commonwealth Games.

Indian shooters biggest beneficiary of government grants

With shooters bringing laurels at major international meets, the National Rifle Association of India (NRAI) has emerged as the biggest beneficiary of government grants in the last three years.

Vijay Kumar fails to make it to rapid fire team for Asian Games

Olympic medallist Vijay Kumar has missed out on a berth in his pet event - rapid fire pistol - for the upcoming Asian Games but he is still part of the strong 43-members squad, which will be spearheaded by shooting ace Abhinav Bindra.

NRAI replaces Annuraj Singh with Pushpanjali Rana for World Championships

The National Rifle Association of India (NRAI) on Tuesday made a change to the Indian shooting squad for the upcoming World Championships, bringing in pistol shooter Pushpanjali Rana in place of Annuraj Singh.

Golden count goes down but Indian shooters dominate at 2014 Commonwealth Games

The gold medals were hard to come by this time but Indian shooters were nonetheless mostly on target as they reaped a rich harvest of 17 medals in the Commonwealth Games with the surprising exception of Olympic silver-medallist Vijay Kumar and the seasoned Heena Sidhu.

Golden count goes down but Indian shooters dominate Commonwealth Games

The gold medals were hard to come by this time but Indian shooters were nonetheless mostly on target as they reaped a rich harvest of 17 medals in the Commonwealth Games with the surprising exception of Olympic silver-medallist Vijay Kumar and the seasoned Heena Sidhu.

Glasgow Games: Indian shooters win 5 more medals on concluding day of event

Indian shooters continued to dominate the Barry Buddon Centre with the unassuming Sanjeev Rajput and Harpreet Singh clinching a silver medal each but there was heartbreak for Olympic silver winner Vijay Kumar in the 20th Commonwealth Games here today.