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Kenya’s Eliud Kipchoge sets new marathon world record

The 33-year-old Olympic champion, aided by a string of pacemakers through to 25km of the 42.195 km race, took 1 minute 17 second off the previous best set four years ago by Dennis Kimetto. It was the largest single improvement on the marathon world record since Derek Clayton improved the ... Read More »

Vice President addresses World Hindu Congress in Chicago

On this occasion, Vice President recalled Swami Vivekananda. He said that Hinduism is a way of life. Vice President said that India is one such country which has practically accepted all religions and once upon a time, India was regarded as Vishwa Guru. Vice President said that even today, we ... Read More »

Vice President addresses World Hindu Congress in USA

Swami Vivekananda’s addresses at this Parliament have been incredibly influential. As Dr. J.H. Barrows, Chairman of the General Committee of the Parliament of Religions said, “Swami Vivekananda exercised a wonderful influence over his audience”.   Swamiji was an embodiment of Hindu culture. As Swami Vivekananda said in his inaugural speech at ... Read More »

3-day World Hindu Congress underway in Chicago

The event is being organized on the eve of 125th Anniversary of Swami Vivekananda’s Historic Speech at the Parliament of the World’s Religions in Chicago in 1893. Over 2000 delegates from across the globe are participating in this mega event. Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s message was read out as part ... Read More »

3-day World Hindu Congress begins in Chicago

Over 2000 delegates from across the globe are participating in this mega event. The theme of World Hindu Congress is ‘think collectively, achieve valiantly’. In his address, RSS Cheif Mohan Bhagwat said that the co-existence of individuals, society and healthy environment is necessary to achieve the goal of ultimate truth. ... Read More »

China disputes latest US tariffs at World Trade Organization

The Chinese government on Monday formally requested “dispute consultations” with the United States over the Trump administration’s imposition of USD 16 billion in tariffs on Chinese goods last week. China has responded with similar taxes on US goods. Its request to the World Trade Organization opens a 60-day period for ... Read More »

World Sanskrit Day being celebrated today

The Day is aimed at promoting and reviving the ancient Indian language of Sanskrit. It is celebrated on Sravana Poornima every year, that is the Poornima day of Sravana month in the Hindu calendar. Sanskrit has been known as the primary language of Hinduism and forms the basis of several ... Read More »

Hindi will strengthen world peace: Acting President of Mauritius

Minister Mentor, Minister of Defence and Minister of Rodrigues of Mauritius, Sir Anerood Jugnauth said that language and culture are not separate. He said that language is essential to keep culture alive. Mr. Jugnauth also said that Mauritius will do its level best to propagate and spread Hindi. Expressing thankfulness ... Read More »

Most wear-resistant metal alloy in the world

If you’re ever unlucky enough to have a car with metal tires, you might consider a set made from a new alloy engineered at Sandia National Laboratories. You could skid — not drive, skid — around Earth’s equator 500 times before wearing out the tread. Sandia’s materials science team has ... Read More »

BWF World Championship: PV Sindhu settles for Silver

P V Sindhu finished second best yet again in a major tournament final as she went down tamely to Carolina Marin in the World Championships’ women’s singles title clash, adding to the Indian’s tale of woes in Nanjing, China on Sunday. The Olympic silver medallist settled for another white metal ... Read More »

Saina Nehwal enters QFs of World Championships in China

She will face Olympic champion Marin in the quarterfinals after the Spaniard registered a straightforward 21-7, 21-13 win against Japan’s Sayaka Sato. However, Kidambi Srikanth’s tournament came to an end after he lost 18-21, 18-21 to unseeded Malaysian Daren Liew. Earlier, Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Ashwini Ponnappa became just the second ... Read More »

Women’s Hockey World Cup: India face US in crunch clash

India need at least a draw against USA to remain in the tournament after suffering a disappointing 0-1 loss to Ireland in their second round robin match. Chief coach Sjoerd Marijne said that It is a must-win match for us on Sunday and there is no doubt that. India didn’t ... Read More »

‘FIFA Gagnants’! France are the WORLD CHAMPIONS!

In a match that had a bit of everything, Mario Mandzukic scored the first ever own goal in a World Cup final to put France in front at the Luzhniki Stadium, only for Ivan Perisic to equalise. However, Antoine Griezmann’s penalty put France back in front after Perisic’s handball was ... Read More »

FIFA World Cup 2018: France are the WORLD CHAMPIONS!

France led 2-1 at halftime courtesy of the first own-goal and the first video-reviewed penalty in a World Cup final. The own-goal off the top of Mario Mandzukic’s head was the 12th of the tournament. That’s double the previous World Cup record of six. Croatia rallied to equalize on a ... Read More »