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Billiards champion Pankaj Advani alleges violation of sports code after losing BSFI elections

Later, Advani, Kumar and some others alleged that there were breaches/lapses of the legal process and cited a violation of Sports Code in the BSFI elections.

Mar 24, 2019, 13:17 PM IST

VHP leader Alok Kumar offers support to Congress over Ram temple issue, retracts later

VHP leader Alok Kumar has issued a clarification over his remarks on offering support to Congress in Lok Sabha polls.  

Jan 20, 2019, 15:42 PM IST

We will fight if Supreme Court delays Ram temple verdict: VHP working president Alok Kumar

Vishwa Hindu Parishad working president Alok Kumar has urged the top court to expedite the hearing so that the construction of Ram temple can be started by year end.

Jul 05, 2018, 16:07 PM IST

Uttar Pradesh signs MoU for better health of women, infants

The MoU was signed by the National Health Mission Director Alok Kumar and MI India Country Director Sucharita Dutta in presence of senior officials from the Routine Immunization, Adolescent Health, Maternal Health, Child Health and Community Processes Division and MI`s state team.

Nov 30, 2016, 21:08 PM IST

Niti Aayog gets two new advisers; 10 new JS appointed

 Alok Kumar and Jitendra Kumar have been appointed as advisers in Niti Aayog for five years as part of a minor bureaucratic reshuffle effected by the government on Saturday.

May 30, 2015, 14:06 PM IST

Nilam Sawhney appointed CVC secretary

Senior IAS officer Nilam Sawhney has been appointed as secretary, Central Vigilance Commission, replacing Alok Kumar who has been made Additional Secretary in Niti Aayog.

Apr 07, 2015, 13:44 PM IST

Police ban defied, Praveen Togadia's recorded speech played at rally

Defying multi-media gag by police, VHP leader Praveen Togadia's video recorded speech was played at a rally here on Sunday in which he called for Ghar Wapsi (homecoming) and establishment of "Constitutional Hindu Nation".

Feb 08, 2015, 23:15 PM IST

Another girl sexually assaulted in school in Bangalore

In yet another shocking incident, a six-year-old girl was allegedly sexually assaulted in a private school here in the fourth such case in as many months.

Oct 30, 2014, 23:56 PM IST

Pankaj Advani enters World Billiards quarters

Ace Indian cueist Pankaj Advani continued to surge ahead in the World Billiards Championship (time format), making a smooth entry into the quarter-finals after humbling compatriot Alok Kumar, here on Tuesday.

Oct 28, 2014, 19:10 PM IST

Pankaj Advani enters Indian Open snooker qualifiers knockout

Ace Indian cueist Pankaj Advani once again mesmerised the green baize to top the league round and enter the knockout phase of the Indian Open snooker qualifier, here on Wednesday.

Sep 17, 2014, 21:54 PM IST

India `B` win World Billiards Team Championships title

India`s `B` team defeated its `A` side 5-4 in an all-Indian final to clinch the inaugural World Team Billiards Championships title here.

Aug 15, 2014, 10:42 AM IST

All-India show in World Billiards Team Championships final

It turned out to be an all-India affair in the inaugural World Billiards Team Championship final after the two Indian teams demolished their respective opponents in the four-day event here on Thursday.

Aug 14, 2014, 23:21 PM IST

Indian cueists look to conquer World Billiards Team Championship

Having displayed their individual brilliance on the green baize, the Indian cueists are now ready to deliver as a team in the inaugural IBSF World Billiards Team Championship, which commences in Glasgow Monday.

Aug 10, 2014, 16:40 PM IST

Sourav Kothari looking forward to bond as a team with Alok Kumar

Sourav Kothari is now looking forward to team bonding with Alok Kumar against whom he won the title bouts to win the national and Asian titles.

Aug 10, 2014, 12:51 PM IST

Robbers stab driver, take away car from outside Delhi mall

Three armed assailants stabbed a chartered accountant`s driver and robbed his car outside a mall in South Delhi`s posh Vasant Kunj area here, police said on Saturday.

May 18, 2014, 01:11 AM IST

Mehta`s World Games gold, Indian Open high point for cuesport

Snooker stars from around the world descending on the capital to battle it out in the first ever Indian Open provided the watershed moment for Indian cuesport as the country`s players rounded off a successful year with titles coming their way at the international level.

Dec 19, 2013, 14:38 PM IST

Indian challenge ends in World Billiards

It was a case of so near yet so far as the two veteran Indian cueists, Alok Kumar and Ashok Shandilya, fell just before the last hurdle in the World Billiards Championship, here.

Oct 30, 2013, 17:53 PM IST

Billiards: Alok, Shandilya enter semis

National champion Alok Kumar and fellow-Indian Ashok Shandilya entered the points format semi-finals of the World professional billiards championship on Tuesday with contrasting victories.

Oct 29, 2013, 22:35 PM IST

Causier drubs Alok for title

England’s David Causier outplayed Alok Kumar from India 6-1 in the final of the 150-up format competition in the world professional billiards championship here Friday.

Oct 26, 2013, 19:48 PM IST

Silverware for Indian team in Asian Snooker Championship

Before the Indian trio of Brijesh Damani, Alok Kumar and Manan Chandra had set foot in the Qatari capital for the inaugural Asian Team Snooker Championship, they had made a promise to themselves that nothing short of silverware would suffice.

May 31, 2013, 20:25 PM IST