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Books  /  Published 17.09.20

Getting under the city’s skin: Delhi's urban ecology

The essays, read in connection, reveal a capillary network of power, labour, violence and profit, which produces a discourse about the ‘environment’. The idea of ‘civic solidarities&...
By Hia Sen in

Sports  /  Published 30.10.18

Going to do our best to qualify for Tokyo: Ashwini

Not just Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu, but the shuttlers in doubles category too are gunning for glory in world tournaments and dedicated towards earning India accolades like the two Olympic medallists,...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 03.03.20

BRIEFS: Gaurav, Ashish advance

Gaurav Solanki (57kg) and Ashish Kumar (75kg) advanced to the pre-quarter finals of the Asian Olympic Qualifiers for boxing with dominating wins in their respective opening-round bouts here on Tuesday...
By Agencies in Sydney

West Bengal  /  Published 21.11.18

Japan pat for Commonwealth karate gold medallist

At 3ft 10 inches, Amiyo Sundar Biswas is among the shortest boys of his class but no one in his Konnagar school would dare pick a fight with him.He has brought home a silver medal from the World Youth...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Calcutta

India  /  Published 25.03.19

NDA faces rebel in Banka

BJP leader Putul Kumari, mother of Commonwealth Games gold-winning shooter Shreyashi Singh, has decided to contest as an Independent candidate from Bihar’s Banka, where the NDA nominee is the JDU’...
By Sanjeev Kumar Verma in Patna

Sports  /  Published 08.10.19

Mary Kom in quarters

Six-time champion MC Mary Kom (51kg), on Tuesday, advanced to the quarter finals of the World Women’s Boxing Championships, after a hard-fought victory in the last-16 stage here.The 36-year-old Mary...
By PTI in Russia

Sports  /  Published 11.08.19

Forehand Manika’s foremost concern

Manika Batra, India’s No. 1 woman paddler, has several firsts to her credit. She reached a career-high world rank of 47 in January this year, is the first woman from the country to break into the to...
By Madhumita Ganguly in Calcutta

India  /  Published 23.04.19

Narsingh Yadav booked for campaigning for Congress candidate

An FIR has been registered against wrestler and assistant commissioner of police Narsingh Yadav for allegedly campaigning for a Congress candidate, a police official said on Tuesday.Yadav, posted at t...
By PTI in Mumbai

Sports  /  Published 16.02.20

Joshna eyes Asian Games, CWG

Winning eighteen national titles is no joke. Staying motivated for more is even harder. But squash player Joshna Chinappa, who clinched her 18th national title in Chennai on Saturday, doesn’t want t...
By Sayak Banerjee in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 17.11.18

Teenager is waiting to make a splash, but he needs a push

He will turn 18 in a couple of months and has worn a confident swagger for a couple of years now. The backstroke specialist draws from his performances to justify that. Srihari Nataraj is easily India...
By G. Rajaraman in


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