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Tennis rankings: Djokovic remain on top; Iga jumps 37 spots

Paris, Oct 12 (IANS): Despite losing the French Open final to Rafael Nadal on Sunday, Novak Djokovic stayed ahead of his Spanish rival in the...

Roland Garros means everything to me: Nadal

Paris, Oct 12 (IANS) Rafael Nadal continued his marauding run at the French Open with a record-extending 13th title win on Sunday. He beat...

Nadal equals Federer’s Grand Slam record with 13th French Open title

Paris, Oct 11 (IANS) Rafael Nadal on Sunday won a record-extending 13th French Open title after beating his rival and world No.1 Novak Djokovic...

Polish teen Swiatek beats Kenin 6-4, 6-1, wins French Open

Paris, Oct 10 (IANS) Iga Swiatek on Saturday became the first Polish player to win a Grand Slam as she beat Sofia Kenin 6-4,...

Domestic tennis circuit to resume from Nov 16

New Delhi, Oct 5 (IANS) Competitive tennis will make a return after an eight-month Covid-19 hiatus as the All India Tennis Association (AITA) on...

Went through rigorous physical, mental transformation for 1996 Olympics, says Paes

New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) The year was 1996 and no Indian had won an individual medal at the Olympics 44 years prior to...

Sat on bench for hours after losing in 1992 Oly quarters, reveals Paes

New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Eighteen-time Grand Slam champion Leander Paes made history in 1996 when he became the first Indian tennis player to...

Novak Djokovic completes 286th week as No.1, pips Sampras

Rome, Sep 22 (IANS) Novak Djokovic, who has started his 287th week at the number one position in the ATP Rankings, has gone past...

Naomi Osaka comes back, beats Azarenka for 2nd US Open title

New York, Sep 13 (AP) After one errant forehand in the first set of the US Open final, Naomi Osaka looked at her coach...

Anil Jain is new AITA president, Dhupar secretary general

New Delhi (PTI) The All India Tennis Association (AITA) on Sunday elected BJP Rajya Sabha member Anil Jain as its new president while Anil...

Infra for tennis should be more accessible in India: Bhupathi

New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) Infrastructure for tennis should be made more accessible to the public in India, said former player and former Indian...

Will take a call on next move once full tennis calendar is out: Paes

Kolkata, July 16 (IANS) Tennis legend Leander Paes will wait for the game to start again in full flow on the other side of...

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PM lauds more enrollment of girls in higher education

Mysuru, Oct 19 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday lauded more enrollment of girls in higher education, especially...

Xiaomi announces industry-leading 80W wireless charging

Beijing, Oct 19 (IANS) Chinese brand Xiaomi on Monday said it is working on the industry-leading wireless technology that will fully charge the battery...

Bihar polls: Tejashwi challenges Nitish for debate on development

Patna, Oct 19 (IANS) With just days left for the Bihar assembly elections, Leader of opposition in the Bihar assembly Tejashwi Yadav on Monday...

When husband jailed, wife made CM: Nitish’s dig at RJD

Aurangabad, Oct 19 (IANS): Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday took a dig at the RJD leadership, and said -- without taking names...

Preparations to start soon for Haj 2021, says Centre

New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) The Centre on Monday said that Haj 2021 will depend on the national and international protocol guidelines in view...

All guns blazing: Sidhu slams Cong govt, Centre on agriculture

Chandigarh, Oct 19 (IANS) On the eve of introduction of a state Bill in Punjab Assembly to negate 'anti-farmer' central farm laws, cricketer turned...

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Musk one step closer to beam cheaper Internet with Starlink

Washington, Oct 19 (IANS) Elon Musk-run SpaceX has launched 60 more Starlink satellites aboard Falcon 9 rocket to be deployed in low-Earth orbit, bringing the constellation to 788 as the company gears up for a public beta of the affordable satellite...

Xiaomi announces industry-leading 80W wireless charging

Beijing, Oct 19 (IANS) Chinese brand Xiaomi on Monday said it is working on the industry-leading wireless technology that will fully charge the battery in less than 20 minutes.The 80W Mi wireless charging technology is a major leap forward from Xiaomi’s...

All guns blazing: Sidhu slams Cong govt, Centre on agriculture

Chandigarh, Oct 19 (IANS) On the eve of introduction of a state Bill in Punjab Assembly to negate 'anti-farmer' central farm laws, cricketer turned politician Navjot Singh Sidhu on Monday slammed his own party's government in the state for its crop...

Corona is the new Mahishasura in Delhi’s subdued Durga Puja

New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) In times of the pandemic, evil has attained a new face — coronavirus. Hence, the Safdurjung Matri Mandir, an old puja committee in the national capital, has decided to install ‘Coronasur’ instead of Mahishasura in its toned down...

Preparations to start soon for Haj 2021, says Centre

New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) The Centre on Monday said that Haj 2021 will depend on the national and international protocol guidelines in view of the Covid-19 pandemic. However, the government said it will soon start the preparations for the Haj...

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Naomi Osaka leads WTA rankings

Naomi Osaka of Japan maintained the No. 1 spot in the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) rankings released on Monday with 6,151 Points, ahead of...

Canadian Bianca stuns Serena to win maiden Grand Slam

New York, Sep 8 (IANS) Teenager Bianca Andreescu stunned 23-time major champion Serena Williams 6-3, 7-5 to become Canada's first Grand Slam singles champion here...

Sania Mirza becomes 1st Indian to win Fed Cup Heart Award

New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) Sania Mirza on Monday became the first Indian to win the Fed Cup Heart Award. Sania was the nominee...

Sania becomes first Indian to be nominated for Fed Cup Heart award

New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) Tennis star Sania Mirza on Thursday became the first Indian to be nominated for the Fed Cup Heart Award....

Nadal equals Federer’s Grand Slam record with 13th French Open title

Paris, Oct 11 (IANS) Rafael Nadal on Sunday won a record-extending 13th French Open title after beating his rival and world No.1 Novak Djokovic...

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Sitharaman tells central PSUs to scale up capex in FY21, FY22

New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Stressing the need for capital expenditure (capex) by Central Public Sector Enterprises (CPSEs), Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has said...

Sustainable mining of bauxite needed for India to be global aluminium hub

New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS): Import of bauxite, one of Indias most abundant ores, has caused an estimated forex loss of over $400 million in...

Paytm enters credit card biz, to issue 20 lakh in 12-18 months

New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Leading digital financial services platform Paytm on Monday said it will partner with various card issuers to introduce co-branded...

Amid e-tail battle, DMart turns 2 stores into fulfilment centres

Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) As the e-commerce battle intensifies in India, with Reliance Retail’s JioMart being the latest major entrant with a massive potential...

Festivities boost diesel sales in Oct, demand up over last year

New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) First time since lockdown, diesel sale in the country has crossed over the pre-covid level with the country's most...

Jalan-Fritsch resolution proposal wins bid for Jet Airways

New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) Jet Airways on Saturday said that the resolution plan submitted by Murari Lal Jalan and Florian Fritsch has won...

Technology

Musk one step closer to beam cheaper Internet with Starlink

Washington, Oct 19 (IANS) Elon Musk-run SpaceX has launched 60 more Starlink satellites aboard Falcon 9 rocket to be deployed in low-Earth orbit, bringing...

Xiaomi announces industry-leading 80W wireless charging

Beijing, Oct 19 (IANS) Chinese brand Xiaomi on Monday said it is working on the industry-leading wireless technology that will fully charge the battery...

Dassault Systemes’ hackaton to boost drone innovation in India

New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) French 3Dexperience major Dassault Systemes on Monday announced a virtual hackathon in India to inspire students, startups, budding entrepreneurs...

Atlassian’s $50mn global venture fund to focus on Indian startups

Bengaluru, Oct 19 (IANS) In a bid to tap into India’s growing startup and developer community, Australia’s leading software firm Atlassian Corporation on Monday...

iPhone 12 sales may be highest since iPhone 6: Taiwanese carriers

Taipai, Oct 19 (IANS) Taiwanese carriers have forecast that Apples latest iPhone 12 series will have stronger sales than the iPhone 6 and iPhone...

Samsung to launch Galaxy S21 series in Jan 2021: Report

Seoul, Oct 19 (IANS) Samsung is reportedly planning to launch the Galaxy S21 seriesin January 2021, with first sales tipping-off early February.Samsung has traditionally...

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All guns blazing: Sidhu slams Cong govt, Centre on agriculture

Chandigarh, Oct 19 (IANS) On the eve of introduction of a state Bill in Punjab Assembly to negate 'anti-farmer' central farm laws, cricketer turned...

Corona is the new Mahishasura in Delhi’s subdued Durga Puja

New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) In times of the pandemic, evil has attained a new face — coronavirus. Hence, the Safdurjung Matri Mandir, an old puja...

Preparations to start soon for Haj 2021, says Centre

New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) The Centre on Monday said that Haj 2021 will depend on the national and international protocol guidelines in view...

When husband jailed, wife made CM: Nitish’s dig at RJD

Aurangabad, Oct 19 (IANS): Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday took a dig at the RJD leadership, and said -- without taking names...

Bihar polls: Tejashwi challenges Nitish for debate on development

Patna, Oct 19 (IANS) With just days left for the Bihar assembly elections, Leader of opposition in the Bihar assembly Tejashwi Yadav on Monday...

Chinese soldier detained by India, adding to border tension

New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) India has detained a Chinese soldier in the Demchok sector in the disputed border in Eastern Ladakh. The soldier,...