Jharkhand  /  Published 18.10.18

In Jharkhand, badminton’s future looks up

Badminton as a sport is gaining prominence in Jharkhand with coaching centres coming up at prominent cities and local shuttlers making a mark in national meets.According to Jharkhand Badminton Associa...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpdur

Sports  /  Published 24.03.20

Games, locked down

The International Olympic Committee and Japan have decided to postpone the Tokyo Games, scheduled for July 24 to August 9 this year, to 2021 in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. With the qualifica...
By Angshuman Roy

Sports  /  Published 20.03.20

Self-isolate, urges Kohli

India’s cricket captain Virat Kohli and his actor wife Anushka Sharma on Friday issued a joint appeal for self-isolation to combat the Covid-19 pandemic. Kohli and Anushka posted a video message on ...
By Agencies in New Delhi

Sports  /  Published 13.03.20

Concerned Sindhu calls up minister

Wary of the novel COVID-19 threat, top shuttler PV Sindhu on Thursday called up sports minister Kiren Rijiju from the UK, seeking his suggestion on whether to continue playing in the All England Champ...
By Agencies in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 22.02.20

Stadium cries for attention, shuttlers suffer

The landmark Mohan Ahuja Stadium in Bistupur, which looks worn out in the absence of maintenance, is gradually falling out of favour with badminton players.The five-decade-old stadium, which has hoste...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur


Jharkhand  /  Published 16.12.19

13-year-old champ beats shuttlers twice her size

She is all of 13 but unleashes powerful smashes across the net to the terror of older opponents. Meet Aadhya Singh, 13, the first badminton player in Jharkhand-Bihar to qualify for national competitio...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

Opinion  /  Published 24.12.18

Captaincy lessons

Capital offenceSir — Is Mamata Banerjee aware that the levels of air pollution in Calcutta during November exceeded those of Delhi? India’s capital is at least making efforts to check air pollutio...
By The Telegraph

West Bengal  /  Published 26.11.18

Cable kills Bengal badminton champ

Trinankur Nag, the reigning state badminton doubles champion and a railway employee, died on Monday of injuries suffered two days ago when he came in contact with an overhead electricity cable while w...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Travel  /  Published 23.03.19

Badminton on Mount Titlis

I am a sheet-katurey Bengali, often the first one to get my woollens out and still waking up from under my beloved lep even after Bawshonto eshe gechhe starts playing on the neighbourhood microphone e...
By Saionee Chakraborty

Sports  /  Published 24.05.20

Gopi sets restart roadmap

Badminton doubles stars Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty will hit against each other and not “play together” when training resumes at the Pullela Gopichand Badminton Academy in Hyderabad ...
By Angshuman Roy in Calcutta


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