New Delhi : Minister of Youth Affairs & Sports Col. Rajyavardhan Rathore has approved the revised guidelines for Maulana Abul Kalam Azad (MAKA) Trophy, Under the revised guidelines, the applications from the universities, which were hitherto used to be invited and scrutinized by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU), will now be invited by the Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports/Sports Authority of India. Scrutiny of applications will also be done by


New Delhi : Minister of Youth Affairs & Sports Col. Rajyavardhan Rathore has approve d the upward revision of pension to meritorious Sportspersons. Under the revision, the rate of pension has been doubled of the existing rate of pension on winning medals in international sports events. The new rates of pension are as follows: – Category of meritorious pension Amount in Rs. Medallist at the Olympic/Para-Olympic Games Rs.20,000/- Gold medallist at

DJ Bravo is the champion

In120Words NEWS: Dwayne Bravo’s Bravos 68 of balls with seven sixes gave Chennai Superkings the comeback they wanted in the Indian Premier League. The Chennai team won by 1 wicket over Mumbai Indians who had set up a target of 165 runs.

IPL to start today, Chennai to take on Mumbai post star studded launch

IN120WORDS CORRESPONDENT The most awaited sport event of the country Indian Premium League begins today at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. The opening shall be marked by a star studded event with Mika performing along with Bollywood beauties Jacqueline Fernandez and Tamannaah Bhatia. The 11th season of the IPL shall start with a clash between the defending champions Mumbai with Chennai. The latter has returned in the league after serving a ban

first Gold

Commonwealth Games 2018 GUWAHATI : Saikhom Mirabai Chanu, made india proud by winning first gold in commonwealth games. The 23-year-old weightlifter from Manipur, on Thursday opened India’s account of gold medals at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games 2018 by winning one in the women’s 48 kg category, with a combined effort of 196 kg. Breaking her six personal records in six lifts, Chanu not only made the country proud but also rewrote history, raising


GUWAHATI : Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal Sunday morning flagged off ‘Bhaag Northeast Bhaag’, the first international half-marathon in the region organized by Star Cements, in the presence of Bollywood actor Bipasha Basu. Assam Transport & Industries Minister Chandra Mohan Patowary and other government and Star Cements officials. The run was organized with the aim of promoting the cause of a clean India launched under Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Swwach Bharat

ICC approves Perth Stadium to host all international formats

Undated, Jan 11 (Reuters) Perth Stadium is set to take over hosting duties from the historic WACA ground after the International Cricket Council (ICC) approved the newly-built venue to host all international formats, Cricket Australia (CA) said on Thursday. The 50,000-seater stadium will now become the main venue for cricket in Western Australia, and the fifth one-day international between Australia and England on Jan. 28 will be the first major

Wilshere suffered ankle injury in Chelsea draw – Wenger

Undated, Jan 11 (Reuters) Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere sustained an ankle injury during Wednesday’s goalless draw with Chelsea in the first leg of the League Cup semi-final and is doubtful for Sunday’s Premier League trip to Bournemouth, manager Arsene Wenger said. The England international appeared to have finally overcome an extended period of injury frustration by starting Arsenal’s last six league games and captaining the side at Stamford Bridge but

Joint Indian Air Force-Border Security Force Women Camel Expedition

Indian Air Force today embarked upon an all women camel expedition along with Border Security Force from Utarlai (Barmer, Rajasthan) to Attari (Amritsar, Punjab). The expedition will conclude on 30 Sep 17. The team was flagged off from Air Force Station Uttarlai today. The expedition is planned with a team of 10 Women Air Warriors of IAF and 10 Women personnel from BSF. The team of 10 IAF women Air

Union Ministers Vijay Goel and Birender Singh Flagged off 12 th Slum Yuva Daud in New Delhi

Union Minister of State (I/C) Youth Affairs and Sports  Vijay Goel here today flagged off The 12th and the final Slum Yuva Daud in Karol Bagh with participation of around 6000 youngsters. The participants were encouraged by Union Steel Minister Chaudhary Birender Singh and Olympian wrestler Sushil Kumar. The Daud started from Jhandenwalan Devi Mandir and concluded at Ajmal Khan Park. Each participant was awarded medal and certificates. The youngsters