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India names former gold medallist Bindra in task force

MUMBAI: India’s only individual Olympic gold medallist Abhinav Bindra was named on a panel entrusted with the task of preparing the blueprint for the country’s success at the next three Games, the sports ministry said on Monday. The world’s second-most populous country sent more than 120 athletes to Rio de Janeiro last year with hopes… Read More »

Pakistan, India exchange fresh fire in Kashmir

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and India exchanged fresh fire across the de-facto Kashmir border Saturday (Oct 1), the Pakistani military said, with Indian officials stating there was no damage as tensions rise between the nuclear-armed rivals. “Pakistani troops befittingly responded to Indian unprovoked firing” which started at 4:00 am (2300 GMT) and continued for four hours in… Read More »

Pujara's Kanpur transformation augurs well for India

KANPUR, India: Of all the things that went right in the test series opener against New Zealand, Cheteshwar Pujara’s transformation from an obdurate accumulator of runs to a free-scoring batsman when needed must be the most pleasing for India captain Virat Kohli. In a team teeming with flamboyant strokemakers, Pujara’s batting, built on a watertight… Read More »