India a eight-time former gold-winners battled a heartbreaking slump of four decades before scripting history at Tokyo by securing a bronze
The Indian men’s hockey team last won an Olympic hockey gold medal in 1980 Moscow Olympics
Pillay, who represented India in four consecutive Olympics from 1992 to 2004, said fitness will be the key for Manpreet Singh-led side
Sportspersons from across all fields have tried their best to help the government fight the outbreak
With the World Cup in mind, the Odisha government, which is also the principal sponsor of the Indian hockey teams, made world-class upgrades to the stadium.
'Mujhe dil se lagta hai ki 100 per cent hum semi-finals ke liye qualify karenge. Look at the last two Olympics where we came really close to winning a medal. With such an experienced team I am confident we will do it this time'
Determined to make his record fourth appearance in the Olympics a memorable one by 'winning a medal', the mercurial striker downplays the recent controversy of strained relations with teammates by saying 'Every player is supporting me and I am suppor
One of the fittest in the team at age 35, the Indian skipper is determined to bring home the hockey gold from the Athens Olympics
Spurred by the success in Australia, the veteran striker says he is looking to extend his international career by two to three years
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.
They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.
Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.
The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.
Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.
Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.
The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.