The Brigade of Guards Regiment and Sikh Regiment were on Thursday jointly adjudged the best marching contingents in this year's Republic Day parade under the Services category while CISF won the coveted award in the paramilitary and auxiliary segment.
Hyderabad batsman Hanuma Vihari's century proved vital as the Ravi Teja-led side managed to bag three points on the basis of its first-innings lead against Services after the Group C Ranji Trophy cricket match ended in a draw, here on Wednesday.
Tripura recovered from an initial wobble to reach a respectable 267 for five with Yogesh Takawale hitting an aggressive 89 on the second day of their Ranji Trophy cricket match against Services here on Monday.
Top-rung state teams and two institutional squads from Steel Plant and the Services would vie for honours in the fourth Hockey India Junior (U-19) national hockey championships for men, scheduled to be held from March 24 to April 6.
Satya Prakash from Services and Sudha Singh from Railways emerged champions in the men`s and women`s section respectively as about 12,000 people competed in different events of the Kolkata Marathon, on Sunday.
Favourites Bengal picked up the remaining four Services wickets within 90 minutes to grab three points by virtue of their 127-run first innings lead in their fifth round Ranji Trophy encounter on Sunday.
Veteran opener Arindam Das scored an unbeaten century as Bengal managed a decent 242 for three at stumps on the first day of their fifth round Ranji Trophy match against Services at the Airforce Ground, Palam.
Robin Bist and Rajesh Bishnoi slammed centuries as Rajasthan overhauled Services` first total by reaching 345 for three in their first innings on the third day of their Group A Ranji Trophy match against Services on Saturday.
Young right-hander Rajat Paliwal will hit the fourth and most important first-class century in his short career as it helped Services take a sizeable 129-run first innings lead against the formidable Uttar Pradesh in the Ranji Trophy quarter-final on Monday.
Despite a disappointing batting performance in the second innings, Services are through to the quarterfinals of the Ranji Trophy as it is highly unlikely that any team in group C would cross their 26-point barrier.