Women's World Boxing Championships: Nikhat, Lovlina crowned world champions
Nikhat Zareen and Lovlina Borgohain won gold medals on March 26 at the Women's World Boxing Championships in New Delhi. While Nikhat Zareen won the gold in the 50kg category, Lovlina clinched the yellow metal in the 75kg category. Nikhat Zareen registered a 5-0 victory in the final bout against Vietnam's Nguyen Thi Tam. With the win, Nikhat becomes only the second Indian after the legendary MC Mary Kom to win the title of the prestigious tournament twice.
World boxing championship: Saweety Boora clinches second gold for India after Nitu Ghanghas
Saweety Boora won India's second gold medal at the 2023 Women's World Boxing Championship on March 25. Saweety defeated China's Wang Lina in the 81kg light heavyweight category at Delhi's Indira Gandhi arena.
World boxing championships: Nitu Ghanghas becomes world champion with 5-0 win
Commonwealth Games gold medallist Nitu Ghanghas (48kg) added a World Championship title to her name with a win over Mongolia's Lutsaikhan Altansetseg at the marquee tournament here on Saturday. The Indian put up a stupendous performance to see off Altansetseg 5-0 and claim the title for the minimum weight category in front of a packed crowd.
Are Indians really unhappy? On happiness index, Pak, war-hit Ukraine fare better than India
In a list of 146 countries, India has ranked 125, in the World Happiness report released on March 20, 2023. The Report revealed that Indians are unhappier than people in even war-torn countries Ukraine and Russia. Though India has improved from its previous year's ranking of 136, it still lags behind Pakistan, which is facing the worst-ever economic crisis.
T20 World Cup 2023: Australia crowned 6-time champs in front of record SA crowd
Another World Cup that ends with an Australian victory, but this tournament had more to it than that. The final at Newlands was historic with a record-breaking crowd attendance for a women's sporting event in South Africa. In the last episode of South Safari, Gomesh S, with all that happened at Cape Town on Sunday.
T20 World Cup 2023: South African fans set to #TurnItUp in the final against Australia
With South Africa qualifying for the World Cup semifinal for the very first time, fans are waiting in long que early in the morning on Saturday. Gomesh S, who spoke to some of the fans, expect the Newlands Stadium to be filled as they cheer on for the home team against Australia on Sunday.
T20 World Cup 2023: India, so near yet so far
Another knockout game against Australia and another heartbreak for India as Harmanpreet Kaur and Co fell short by five runs in the semifinals on Thursday. In this episode of South African Safari, Gomesh S, TNIE discusses what went wrong for team India, how Australia managed to pull things together in the end, and much more.
T20 World Cup 2023: Can India survive litmus test against Australia?
As India take on Australia in the first semifinal of the T20 World Cup 2023, Gomesh S previews the all-important clash in the South African Safari from Cape Town. Who do you think will come out on top?
T20 World Cup 2023: Despite England loss, India confident against Ireland
It was their first loss in the tournament, but the Women in Blue is upbeat ahead of their clash against Ireland. Meanwhile, South Africa pin hopes on New Zealand to beat Sri Lanka to keep campaign alive.
T20 World Cup 2023: Local net bowlers get 'amazing' experience with WC stars
Tjaart Van Der Walt, along with Pieter Beuks, a fellow Stellenbosch University student, and a couple of Boland age-group female cricketers, had just finished bowling to the Indian batters for over 30 minutes at the Maties Oval nets in Stellenbosch. As they walked away from the nets, they wanted to take pictures with the players but had no clue who was who. In this episode of South African Safari with Gomesh they share their experience as a net bowler, their love for cricket and many more.
T20 World Cup: India confident of Mandhana playing, seek to gain momentum
With bowling coach Troy Cooley saying that they are confident of Smriti Mandhana playing, India will be searching for their second win of the T20 World Cup against West Indies in Cape Town on Wednesday. Gomesh S with the preview of the match from T20 World Cup.
T20 World Cup 2023: Jemimah's moment of glory; Sri Lanka march on
Having missed the ODI WC, Jemimah Rodrigues stepped up in India's first game of T20 World Cup against Pakistan to take them home. Meanwhile, Sri Lanka has two wins in two games. Gomesh S with all the details from South Africa.
T20 World Cup 2023: With a fit Harmanpreet, India seek for positive start against Pakistan
It's a double header Sunday at Cape Town. India will not have services of Smriti Mandhana but Harmanpreet is fit and ready take on Pakistan. Later in the night, Sri Lanka will look to continue their momentum against Bangladesh. Gomesh S is here with all the updates from the Newlands Stadium in Cape Town.
Birsa Munda hockey stadium: All you need to know
Ranked fifth in the world, India is hosting the hockey World Cup for the second straight edition. However, unlike the previous edition, where all the hockey World Cup matches were held at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar, the newly-built Birsa Munda Hockey Stadium in Rourkela acted as the second venue for the hockey World Cup 2023. On January 6th, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik inaugurated the hockey stadium.
Men’s Hockey World Cup 2023 returns to Odisha: All you need to know
The 2023 edition of the FIH Men’s Hockey World Cup has kicked off at the Kalinga Stadium, Bhubaneswar. This will be the 15th edition of the tournament, and the second consecutive World Cup in India. A total of 16 teams will take part in this year’s megaevent. Odisha has been the home of Indian hockey over the past decade. The state has hosted multiple international matches, including the FIH Pro League games. India will play its first two pool stage games - against Spain and Wales - in Rourkela.
WATCH: PM Modi flags off world's longest river cruise ‘Ganga Vilas'; 'tent city' in Varanasi
PM Modi flagged off MV Ganga Vilas, the world's longest river cruise, in UP's Varanasi through video conferencing. 32 Swiss tourists will take the maiden journey to reach Dibrugarh in Assam via Bangladesh. Modi also inaugurated a 'Tent City', developed on the banks of the Ganga in Varanasi.
All you need to know about ‘world’s longest river cruise’ MV Ganga Vilas
The fare of the world's longest river cruise will blow your mind. The per day per person charge on MV Ganga Vilas, which will set sail from Varanasi and anchor in Assam's Dibrugarh, is $300 (Rs 24692.25). The fare will be the same for Indians and foreigners. The cruise, which PM Modi will launch on January 13, will reach Dibrugarh after covering a distance of more than 3,200 km in a voyage that will last 51 days and cost $153000 (Rs 12.59 lakh plus).
Major events of 2022: A lookback
Here is a lookback at the events that grabbed attention worldwide. From Russia-Ukraine war to Pakistan floods to Argentina's marvelous World-cup victory, 2022 has seen it all.
FIFA World Cup 2022: This is how Kerala celebrated victory of Messi's Argentina in final
Kerala was overwhelmed with celebrations after their favourite team Argentina won the FIFA World Cup for the third time. Argentina fans watched as their team beat France 4-2 on penalties to claim a third World Cup title.
Argentina beats France on penalties to clinch FIFA World Cup title
Lionel Messi's once-in-a-generation career is complete. The Argentina superstar is finally a World Cup champion.Messi scored two goals and then another in a shootout as Argentina beat France 4-2 on penalties Sunday to claim a third World Cup title despite Kylian Mbappé scoring the first hat trick in a final in 56 years.
Vizhinjam seaport protests: Police station attack was with 'ulterior intention', says Kerala CM
'The Kashmir Files' controversy: Apologies if my remarks were interpreted differently, says Nadav Lapid
Will fight again, against what is wrong: Bilkis Bano on remission given to her rapists
Tamil Nadu amended law that allows Jallikattu seeks to prevent cruelty on animals: State tells SC
India dismisses China's concerns on military exercise with US in Uttarakhand
'Bazball' powers England to new first-day record against Pakistan in 1st Test