Daily Archives: March 6, 2019

Neeraj Chopra eyes consistency before 90m push

The 90m mark is mentioned everytime Neeraj Chopra picks up the javelin that has pierced through many a records but the Indian star says he wants to steer clear of the pressure of getting there and first achieve consistency in hitting 87-88m this year.

Rupee rises by 21 paise to 70.28 vs dollar

The BSE sensex furthered its gains for the third straight session on Wednesday, rising over 193 points to 36,636.10. The NSE gauge Nifty also rose over 65 points to close above the psychologically key 11,000 level.

Man United’s Solskjaer says Molde contract may have expired

Interim Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has said his contract at Norwegian club Molde may have expired, paving the way for him to take charge permanently at Old Trafford at the end of the season.

MS Dhoni: Their ‘very own Ranchi boy’ and much more

There is a bit of celebrityhood attached to reflected glory but the lives that Mahendra Singh Dhoni touched over the years have a sense of belonging to him without trying to own him.

IPL price tags much higher than those in other leagues

Thanks to the successful model of the Indian Premier League (IPL), many other countries have followed India’s lead and come up with domestic T20 leagues of their own.

India’s air travel to tripe by 2037; need to urgently improve airport processes, says IATA

Accordingly, to cope with the massive growth the international agency has requested India to take steps like — doing away with stamping procedures at touch points and allowing mobile boarding passes; adopting automation in border control process, for both departure and arrival; adopting risk-based approach to aviation security instead of 100% pat down checks and allowing self drop for check-in bags.

Live Blog: South Africa vs Sri Lanka, 2nd ODI

India has the cheapest mobile data in world: Study

“A country whose young population has a particularly high technological awareness, India offers a vibrant smartphone market, with strong adoption and many competitors. Data, therefore, is quite staggeringly cheap,” it said.

Chinese swimming world champ Ning Zetao quits at 26

China’s former 100m freestyle world champion and swimming pin-up Ning Zetao announced his retirement from the sport on Wednesday, his 26th birthday.

Manpreet Singh to lead young Indian team in Azlan Shah Cup

India on Wednesday named a relatively young 18-member team to be led by midfielder Manpreet Singh for the 28th Sultan Azlan Shah Cup after several key players were ruled out of the prestigious hockey tournament due to injuries.