Calcutta  /  Published 16.12.20

Car in lethal crash was moving at ‘80kmph’

The Volkswagen Polo which killed a cyclist and injured a pedestrian on Prince Anwar Shah Road on Sunday was moving at approximately 80km an hour before the man at the wheel braked to avoid hitting a g...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 10.12.20

Stick hovers over cyclists

Officers said cycling was not allowed on 62 thoroughfares in the city. In June 2020, following a nod from the state cabinet, the city police had issued a notification allowing cycling on small and med...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 21.10.20

Help for struggling former international cyclist

Two ex-Loyolians have extended financial assistance to Swaran Singh, a former cyclist who represented India at the 1970 Asian Games. Siblings Jaswinder Singh and Baldev, who live in Canada, were kind...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 15.09.20

This 70-year-old trains special athletes

“I have identified some special athletes who can be groomed for international competitions. I have my eyes on them but I cannot train them now owing to the prevailing situation,” Singh, a ...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

Calcutta  /  Published 01.09.20

Traffic rule reminder for Kolkata cyclists

Several Calcuttans have chosen cycles as their mode of transport during the lockdown. There are some who have stopped using cars and opted for cycles as part of the “new normal”. “C...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta


Jharkhand  /  Published 19.07.20

Cyclist gets financial help from US

Swaran Singh is a former cyclist who represented India in the 1970 Asian Games in Bangkok. Now, he works as a security guard at Vijaya Homes in Baridih. Three siblings from the US have come forward t...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 07.06.20

Financial aid for former international cyclist

Financial help has started pouring in for former international cyclist Swaran Singh who is struggling to stay afloat.Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) assistant general manager (cricket ope...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 25.02.20

Starch leftover for pedal-star dreams

For cyclist Lakhan Hansda, paddy farming is better than pedalling dreams.After running from pillar to post for a job in vein, the tribal cyclist has lost all hope and is now content with farming at hi...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 21.08.19

Jamshedpur cyclist on list for prestige role

International-level cyclist Lakhan Hansda, 31, who is desperately searching for a job, is likely to get a prestigious assignment soon. Special Olympics Jharkhand (SOJ) has decided to nominate Lakhan a...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

North East  /  Published 06.02.20

10000km ride for rights

Manipur cyclist Rohan Philem is all set to reach another milestone in his campaign for persons with disabilities, with a 10,000km international tour from New Delhi to Tokyo from February 16.This will ...
By Robert Sapam in Imphal


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