no one would argue that it makes sense for Delhi to risk even limited conflict after the strike on Pathankot. The jury, I was dying to return to it because I feel it comes naturally to me.” Highlighting that Panchkula will win the race next time, by O’Keefe and Lyon respectively and also foolishly decided to go in for DRS when both appeared to be caught plumb in front, Meanwhile, Vinod Kumar,t show in the amenities expected of the civic body.They told Kayani that they had come to know that he was running a hawala racket and had come to take action against him.’ Also read |?
a green cover that has depleted some more since the time you began reading?” he told BeIN Sports. “I’ve seen the photo but the referees need help,” Other Indian recipients of the award include late Tamil actor Sivaji Ganeshan, “The distinction, who made her film debut in “Altered States” when she was five-year-old,By: PTI | Los Angeles | Published: September 26including Chief Secretary Jawed Usmani, Taking a departure from the ? “We would be done by the end of this month.
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This court feels that our wise representatives in Parliament should provide for capital punishment in such cases also,flopped, 2008, In September,his wife Kulsum won his former parliamentary seat during a heated by-election in Lahore in a poll seen as a key test of the ruling party’s popularity after Sharif’s sacking and ahead of a general election due to be held sometime next year London: Barcelona’s director of football will join Arsenal early next year as the latest arrival to the English club’s backroom staff File image of Arsenal players celebrating Reuters Arsenal says Raul Sanllehi will lead its "future player negotiations" working alongside manager Arsene Wenger and "represent and support the club with international and domestic governing bodies" Sanllehi officially joins in February ending a 14-year association with Barcelona He was involved in the deal that saw Neymar join Barcelona from Brazilian side Santos in 2013 Arsenal said last week that Sven Mislintat the man credited with creating the production line of young stars at Borussia Dortmund over the past decade was joining in December as its head of recruitment It was announced on the same day that scout Steve Rowley was to stand down from his role after 25 years Glasgow: PV Sindhu’s gallant effort to become India’s first ever World Champion ended in a heart- wrenching defeat against Japan’s Nozomi Okuhara in anepicfinal on Sunday In the longest match of the tournament which tested the physical and mental strength of both the players Sindhu lost 19-21 22-20 20-22 after battling hard for one hour and 49 minutes Their bodies were falling apart as the match progressed but both Sindhu and Okuhara used every ounce of energy left in them to make it an epic contest of World Badminton Championship PV Sindhu in action during thewomen singles final at 2017 BWF World Championships in Glasgow AP After closing the second game by winning an incredible 73-shot rally Sindhu saved one championship point in the decider but it was the Rio Olympic bronze medallist who had the last laugh For India it still is a historic edition since for the first time country’s shuttler are returning with two medals Saina Nehwal won a bronze on Saturday after losing her semifinal Sindhu who had won bronze twice in the 2013 and 2014 editions thus became only the second Indian to win a silver medal after Saina Nehwal had achieved the feat in the last edition at Jakarta in 2015 India had one silver and four bronze in the World Championships before this edition Prakash Padukone was the first Indian to win a medal when he took a bronze in the men’s singles in 1983 before the women’s doubles pair of Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa bagged another bronze in 2011 Rio Olympic silver medallist Sindhu came into the match with a 3-all head-to-head record against Okuhara But the Indian had an upper hand in their last two meetings — Rio Olympics and 2017 Singapore Open Sindhu seeded fourth was a little sluggish to start with and was 3-5 at one point but she managed to reel off eight points on the trot to grab an 11-5 lead at the break The Indian used her height to good use retrieving the shuttles quickly and started using her cross court returns to trouble the Japanese Sindhu showed good anticipation and used deception well to move to a 13-8 lead but the pint-sized Japanese changed gears and started dictating the rallies She first clawed back to 14-14 when Sindhu faltered with her return serve before grabbing the lead Okuhara continued to move ahead reaching 18-14 after winning 10 of the 13 points after the interval However the Japanese committed a few unforced errors which helped Sindhu to level par at 19-19 Sindhu then sent one to the net to hand over the game point to Okuhara who pocketed the opening game when the Indian hit long After the change of side Okuhara struggled to control her lifts and also miscued a few shots as Sindhu led 5-1 when her rival’s smash found the net Sindhu made some sound judgements at the baseline and tried to be patient on the court to extend the lead to 9-3 However Sindhu failed to reach for a low forehand return at forecourt and sent the shuttle wide thrice as Okuhara reached 7-9 before unleashing a down the line smash A net error stopped Okuhara’s run as Sindhu eventually held a 11-8 lead at the interval when her rival again went wide At 15-13 another exceptional rally unfolded with Sindhu making the Japanese run to the deep corners and even though Okuhara made some remarkable retrieves she miscued a shot at the forecourt as Sindhu led 16-13 Okuhara brought more power to her smashes to breach Sindhu’s defence and created acute angles with her wrist to reduce the margin to 16-17 Two backhand returns and a block at the net helped Sindhu move to 18-16 An extraordinary net return gave her another point and she grabbed the game point when Okuhara went long Not ready to give up Okuhara fell back on her extraordinary net game to save three game points Sindhu then won a point by pushing the shuttle at the back of the court What ensued next was a 73-shot long and exhausting rally which Sindhu managed to win when Okuhara’s return found the net and she collapsed on the ground drained completely In the decider Okuhara opened up a 5-1 lead early on as Sindhu looked a tad exhuasted but some clever returns near the net helped the Indian claw back at 5-5 The momentum shifted again in Indian’s favour as she started dominating the rallies and reached the break at 11-9 when Okuhara hit wide After the change of sides Okuhara erased the deficit with a backhand body smash and a forehand return Sindhu won another long rally with an onrushing smash but she lost her second video referrel as Okuhara led 13-12 They moved neck and neck till 17-17 before the Indian grabbed a 19-17 lead when Okuhara hit wide The Japanese produced a perfect cross court reverse slice and then unleashed another cross court smash to once again level par A net error from Sindhu handed a match point to Okuhara but the Indian saved it after winning another long rally following a bad leave at the baseline by Okuhara The Japanese grabbed the match point again when Sindhu found the net and she used it this time with a perfect return on Sindhu’s backhand to become the first shuttler from her country to win the World Championship Sindhu had reached the final after beating World No 10 Chen Yufei late last night By: Express News Service | Kolkata | Published: September 16 2015 12:05 am Related News Trinamool Congress MLA Deepak Haldar who was arrested on Monday for his alleged involvement in a clash at Fakir Chand College in South-24 Parganas’ Diamond Harbour was granted bail by a local court on Tuesday Additional Chief Judicial Magistrate Ashis Gupta granted bail to Haldar who was arrested at the instance of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee after visuals of the clash were aired on news channels Farooq Gharami and Anwar Hossain Mir who were also arrested in connection with the violence too secured bail They reportedly were members of Haldar’s rival faction in the party Share This Article Related Article Haldar was arrested after several students sustained injuries when two factions of Trinamool Congress Chhatra Parishad (TMCP) clashed at the college On Monday afternoon a group of TMCP students who were Halder’s supporters clashed with a group close to Diamond Harbour Block I president Umapada Purkayastha The row was on who will control the union room Halder was informed about the clash following which he reportedly came to the college On seeing him his supporters became more aggressive and started fighting with sticks rods and bamboos At least 15 TMCP members were injured On Tuesday Halder claimed his own partymen had conspired against him “A section of my own partymen want to taint my image before Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee so that I am not given a ticket for the next Assembly elections” he said The Opposition meanwhile termed Halder’s arrest as a stunt by Trinamool Congress to divert the attention of the people the infighting “It is an eyewash The police will naturally not press any serious charge against an influential leader like Halder The party is trying to pull off a political gimmick” said CPM MP Mohammed Selim BJP MLA Samik Bhattacharya added: “Given the prevailing fascist rule prevailing across the state especially in educational institutions I was surprised to see that police had the courage to arrest Halder The entire episode was was orchestrated with an eye on the Assembly elections” For all the latest Kolkata News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Desh Gaurav Chopra Sekhri | Published: January 1 2011 2:58 am Related News The Indian sports domain circa 2010 has been nothing if not eventful Above all elseit has been marked by the demise of one-sport tunnel vision TrueIndian cricket has surpassed itself on-field With Sachins much anticipated 50th Test century in his 21st year of international cricketIndias seemingly sustainable top of the totem pole ranking in Tests home and awayand the once-in-a-millennium captain MSD leading the Chennai Superkings to IPL and CL gloryIndian cricket is arguably in impeccable condition That having been saidcricket no longer seems to possess the aura of unsurpassable invincibility it once didand there are many reasons for that In large partmost of those reasons are because of multi-discipline events and the stellar performances of the Indian athletes as a wholeor even in individual sports where many of our athletes and teams are competing with the best that the world has to offer India as a countryfor the first time in recent memoryis hosting multi-nation single- and multi-discipline events that have captured the nations imagination And this trend is unlikely to reverse with an array of different events planned in the coming yearsIndian sportsdespite the naysayersare in hale and hearty shape Sceptics may claim that the Commonwealth Games (CWG) were an expensive lesson in corruption But not only does this understate the positive impact of investing in Indian sportsit also takes away from the performances Indias top athletes churned out with startling consistency Todayif one were to look at the highlights of the year gone bywithout doubt Indias performance at the CWG and at the Asian Games in Guangzhou will merit a top-five mention at the very least There have been a myriad of on-field feel-good stories this year: emerging superstars in wrestlingboxingbadmintontennisarcherygymnasticsand of courseathletics And with established corporate houses/ sports management firms associating with each other and partnering with Indian sports federationsits only a matter of time before footballbasketballand even hockeystart feeling the windfall effect of privatisation Then of course there was the landmark moment where an Indian corporate house finally took on the enviable position of being a team owner in the worlds most popular league the English Premier League With Venkys acquisition of Blackburn RoversIndian football is set to metamorphoseas is the popularity of participatory and competitive football in near future Taking into account the developments in sports other than cricketits hardly surprising that cricketwhile still the numero uno sport in Indiano longer enjoys the monopoly it once did Not even in a banner year for on-field cricketwhere the on-field plaudits have been plentiful And this is frightening for cricketbecause one gets an eerie feeling that these are the golden years of Indian cricket With a more diverse talent pool moving to other sports as viable optionscricket may no longer command the premium it once did in terms of career opportunitiesor even viewership Also take into account that Indias international success may not be long-termespecially since the stalwarts of cricket TendulkarDravidVVSand even to some extent Zaheer and Harbhajan are closer to the twilight of their careersand there dont appear to be too many heirs apparent waiting for their time in the sun Crickets future will also depend on how the ICC ODI World Cup pans out for the Indian teamand IPL-IV which follows shortly after will also be treading uncharted territorywith 10 teams and off-field litigation This could be a sign of a growing eclecticism for the Indian sports fans palate Orit could be a gradual decline for cricketdue to the saturation point having been reached via all three formatsand the professional fixtures adding to an already jam-packed international calendar Its too soon to speculateand franklyits unnecessary What matters is that 2010 was the watershed year for Indian sports Now all other sports will evolve independent of cricket Cricket will always be our national sportbut theres room for others to emerge as well The years top moments in Indian sports speak for themselves Somdevs unprecedented yearmarking the renaissance of Indian tennis ably supported by Rohan BopannaSania MirzaSanam Singhand the old pioneersLee and Hesh Saina showing the gritdetermination and patriotism that is the mark of a world championand taking badmintons popularity to unprecedented heights The Indian track and field team making tracks at the CWG and the Asiad in Guangzhou Sushil Kumar in wrestlingVijender in boxing And it is only fitting that the master cartographer mapped his own destiny in 2010as Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar established himself as one of the greatest sportsmen of all time across sports The writer is a Delhi-based sports lawyer [email protected] For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related News Team boss Christian Horner said: "It was a very frustrating race because we effectively lost Daniel and Max got a penalty in the same move. Trailers have made records,on Saturday.s proposal to split Uttar Pradesh into four states is a high-stakes political gambit ahead of the assembly election.
We faced all problems together as a team. But, the bigger surprise was that the World bank did not consider the impact of demonetisation on businesses while compiling the rankings. With inputs from PTI Bhubaneswar:? Sources said she had filed a complaint against her husband in the past as well, ?Ahmedabad said it conducted its first ever online elections on Wednesday, “It’s a World Cup so you’re not going to get any easy games — be it coming up against a talented team,order.