Burdwan blast: NIA team visits explosion site to ascertain opposition allegations
Burdwan blast: NIA team visits explosion site to ascertain opposition allegations

A three-member team of the National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Sunday visited the blast site at Khagragarh to ascertain allegations by opposition parties that an office of the ruling Trinamool Congress was located there.

Indian boxing team returns from Glasgow

The Indian boxing team returned today from Glasgow, Scotland, after bagging four silver medals and one bronze medal in various boxing events.

Movie review: Fugly - Cinema of social awakening

Let`s first get the picture right. Contrary to what the trailers and promotional images suggest, `Fugly` is not a `Fukrey`-friendly flick about four friends having a ball in life. This film means business.

Sanjeevani Jadhav sets new record in 3000 mtr running

City-based athlete, Sanjeevani Jadhav on Sunday set another national record in 3000 mts running event at the 15th All India-Junior championship in Chennai.

Athlete faces delay in passport issuance, may miss international event

Nashik-based 16-year-old athlete Kisan Tadvi, who recently won a gold medal in 3,000 metres running event at the 11th Youth National Athletic Championship in Goa, is struggling to get his passport ready to participate in an international championship in Thailand this month.

Drugs, SAD leaders` brushes with law dent Punjab image in 2013

The year 2013 saw ruling SAD-BJP in Punjab winning civic polls convincingly and fissures in Congress while Akali leaders` repeated brushes with law and unearthing of a multi-crore drug racket brought disrepute to the state.

Boxer Ram Singh dismissed by Punjab Police in drug haul case

International boxer Ram Singh, sparring partner of Olympian Vijendra Singh was today dismissed by Punjab police in connection with the recent recovery of 26 kg of heroin worth Rs 130 crore.

We took drugs for adventure: Ram Singh

Boxer Ram Singh, who is under detention in the multi-million dollar drug racket, has said that he and Olympics bronze medallist boxer Vijender Singh had tried drugs, but just for the sake of "adventure".

I am shocked, don`t have links with drug dealer: Vijender Singh

Stunned by allegations that he has links with a drug dealer caught by the Punjab Police, star Indian boxer Vijender Singh today said the "ridiculous charges" would be proved wrong in investigations.

I want to clean up boxing mess: Vijender

Beijing Olympic bronze-medallist Vijender Singh today said given a chance he would not mind stepping in to clean up the mess that the Indian Amateur Boxing Federation finds itself in following the ban imposed by the International Boxing Association (AIBA).

Had I led attack, I could have won gold: Sushil

Disappointed at not winning gold for India in the recent London Olympics, wrestler Sushil Kumar today said if he had attacked the Japanese opponent first then he could have easily defeated him in the final.

Indian boxing squad arrives in the Olympics Village

A 13-member Indian boxing squad on Friday arrived in the Olympic Games Village here from their pre-games training centre at Bradford.

How Tyson charmed Shiva into taking up boxing

He is the youngest Indian pugilist to qualify for the Olympics but Shiva Thapa was busy trying his hand at athletics and football to start with before catching the phenomenal Mike Tyson on TV charmed him into taking up boxing.

Indian boxers get acclimatisation lessons in Ireland

London-bound Vijender Singh on Sunday said the experience has done a world of good to the Indian boxers ahead of the mega-event this month.