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Asian Women's Championship: Mary Kom opts out, Sonia Chahal to lead Indian boxing team

Six-time world champion Mary Kom, who won India's solitary gold medal at the 2017 edition in Vietnam, wants to focus on the World Championships to be held later this year.

Mar 16, 2019, 21:52 PM IST

Maiden simultaneous competitions for men, women in Asian Boxing Championship

India won two silver, an equal number of bronze medals in the 2017 men's edition and one gold in the women's edition.

Feb 13, 2019, 17:51 PM IST

Thailand takes to cloud seeding to combat pollution

Rainfall was observed in some areas, with Thailand authorities mulling over shutting down schools if the situation worsens.

Jan 16, 2019, 16:00 PM IST

Indian man, 27 Thailand women arrested in fake marriage scam

Police officials said they checked more than 8,000 Indians living in Thailand and found that 127 of them unlawfully obtained residential visas.

Jan 15, 2019, 15:14 PM IST

Saudi Arabia denies requesting extradition of teenage girl in Thailand

The Saudi girl arrived in Bangkok on Saturday from Kuwait, saying her family would kill her if she was forced to go back to them.

Jan 08, 2019, 10:58 AM IST

Thousands of Thais seek shelter as first tropical storm in decades nears coast

The strong winds are forecast with waves up to 3 to 5 meters high in the Gulf and 2 to 3 meters high in the Andaman Sea.

Jan 04, 2019, 11:39 AM IST

Thai officials rule out immediate evacuation attempts from cave

Officials are considering a rescue plan involving a "buddy dive" -- where an experienced adult diver would swim with each boy, according to a US official.

Jul 07, 2018, 09:40 AM IST

S Chikkarangappa and Rahil Gangjee finish in top 20 in Thai Open

 India's S Chikkarangappa and Rahil Gangjee finished in top 20 at the USD 300,000 Asian Tour-sanctioned Thailand Open ended here today.

Jun 10, 2018, 17:49 PM IST

S Chikkarangappa, Rashid Khan slip down in Thailand Open

 Indian golfers S Chikkarangappa and Rashid Khan slipped down the leaderboard after the third round of the Thailand Open here today.

Jun 09, 2018, 19:05 PM IST

Paddler Archana Girish Kamath qualifies for Youth Olympics

Paddler Archana Girish Kamath registered a 4-1 (11-5, 9-11, 11-8, 11-9, 11-8) win over Malaysian Chang Alice Li Sian in the Oceania leg of the 2018 Youth Olympic Games qualiying series here.

Jun 09, 2018, 18:06 PM IST

IIFA 2018: Anupam Kher to receive Lifetime Achievement award

Kher said he is grateful for the award and considers the recognition as an encouragement to keep working in the industry for another 34 years of his life.


Jun 07, 2018, 19:27 PM IST

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

 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'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

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

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'

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

 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

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

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