Saturday, 3 December, 2022
TopicIndian hockey

Topic: Indian hockey

Hockey legend Charanjit Singh, who led India to 1964 Olympics gold, passes away at 90

Former Indian hockey team captain died Thursday at his home in Himachal Pradesh's Una after suffering a cardiac arrest. He suffered a stroke 5 years ago and was paralysed since then.

India beat Pakistan 4-3 to secure bronze in Men’s hockey in Asian Champions Trophy

It was India’s second win over Pakistan in the tournament after having beaten the same opponents 3-1 in the round-robin stages.

Ministers to Hockey India, all are quiet on casteist attack on Dalit player Vandana Katariya

What do India's sports bodies have in common? Silence on discrimination.

Hockey India is sitting on an untapped goldmine – fans who want more of the sport

The success of Indian women’s and men’s hockey teams at Tokyo Olympics will likely bring new set of fans into the sport, something that SRK’s Chak De! India did.

‘Please everyone, stop crying’ — PM Modi tells Indian women’s hockey team during phone call

PM Modi congratulated the team and said that their hard work and sweat might not have got India a medal but the team has become an inspiration for crores of girls in the country.

Modi govt did right by burying retrospective tax amendments. Now swiftly settle the disputes

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Indian men’s hockey team captain Manpreet Singh, 3 other players test positive for Covid

Surender Kumar, Jaskaran Singh & Varun Kumar also tested positive after returning to the national hockey camp at the SAI South Centre in Bengaluru following a month-long break.

Hockey ace Balbir Singh Senior dies at 96 after suffering multiple health scares

The three-time Olympic gold medallist was in a semi-comatose state since 18 May after being first admitted to the hospital for bronchial pneumonia with high fever.

In India, you have to go to war for your rights: Former hockey captain Dhanraj Pillay

In 'Dear Me', a compilation of letters written by Indian sports stars to their younger selves, Dhanraj Pillay reflects on the battle with sports bureaucracy.

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File photo of smog in Delhi. Some doctors have called air pollution a bigger threat than Covid-19.| Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Air quality is better but not enough to banish air purifiers. Here are options for your room & car

What’s the solution for people who cannot leave Delhi? Air purifiers from Dyson's expensive range to Xiaomi's affordable ones can be of help.

NFRA to conduct audit quality inspections of five audit firms

New Delhi, Nov 16 (PTI) The National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA) will carry out audit quality inspections of five audit firms, including the...

Defence

The Defence Services Staff College in Wellington | Image credit: dssc.gov.in

In a first, six women officers to enter prestigious Defence Services Staff College

As many as 15 women appeared for the examination, out of which six were selected, including one who has made it to the course along with her husband. 

Why military is more for asserting political will, not just about controlling territory

No matter what tactics, doctrine, or weapon system is used, the objective of any war is to control territory, argues Gen. MM Naravane (retd). But it's politics that matters most.