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Bopanna-Sharan bag doubles gold in Asian Games

Bopanna and Sharan, who don’t have much experience of playing together, played a solid match against Kazakhstan’s Aleksandr Bublik and Denis Yevseyev to bag India’s second gold of the day.’ Less than 20 minutes into the match, the Indians were 4-1 ahead, breaking Bublik and Yevseyev at the very first ... Read More »

18th Asian Games 2018: India wins first medal

India opened its account in the 18th Asian Games with Ravi Kumar and Apurvi Chandela winning the bronze medal in the 10 meter mixed air rifle event on Sunday. The duo of Kumar and Chandela finished third on the podium with a score of 429.9. Chinese Taipei claimed gold with ... Read More »

Glittering start for India at 18th Asian Games 2018

The Asian Games were declared open by Indonesia’s President Joko Widodo.   Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra was India’s flag-bearer in the opening ceremony. The Indian sports ministry had cleared an 804-member Indian contingent, including 572 athletes, for the Asian Games. The sporting extravaganza will see around 10,000 athletes from 45 ... Read More »

Asian Games 2018 begins; Hopeful India eye Asiad glory

A total of 572 Indian athletes will be participating in the event in 36 different sports categories. The contingent will be led by Chef de Mission Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh. The games in Jakarta will be held at the Bung Karno sports complex, which contains 20 venues and nine training ... Read More »

PM Modi addresses 3rd annual meeting of Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank

The theme for this year’s meeting is “Mobilizing Finance for Infrastructure: Innovation and Collaboration.” The Board of Directors of AIIB approved an equity investment of 100 million US dollars in India’s National Investment and Infrastructure Fund, NIIF. AIIB is considering a further investment of 100 million US Dollars.  AIIB Vice ... Read More »

PM Modi to address 3rd annual meeting of Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank

The theme for this year’s meeting is “Mobilizing Finance for Infrastructure: Innovation and Collaboration.” This year will also see the launch of the inaugural Asian Infrastructure Forum, which will gather infrastructure practitioners in a practical and project-driven discourse, focused on matching innovative finance to critical infrastructure needs. Later, Prime Minister ... Read More »

Asian Champions Trophy: India beat Japan

Navneet Kaur scored a hat-trick for the defending champions, with Anupa Barla being the other goal scorer in the rain-hit match. Aki Yamada scored Japan’s only goal. The Indian eves will next face China on Wednesday. Besides India, Japan, China and hosts South Korea, Malaysia is the other team taking ... Read More »

Indian women boxers dominate Asian Youth Championships

World champion Nitu Ghanghas in 48kg category led the charge, out-punching local favourite Nillada Meekoon to claim the first gold for India. Manisha in 64kg category and Lalita in 69kg category also finished on top in the tournament. Settling for silver medals were three women finalists, Anamika in 51kg catgory, ... Read More »