This year’s Forbes’ list of super achievers from Asia — under the age of 30 — has over 50 Indians enlisted. They are being heralded as the flag-bearers who are “pushing boundaries of innovation”. Among them, notable names are — Gymnast Dipa Karmakar, Olympic medallist Sakshi Malik and the very versatile actress Alia Bhatt.
Gymnast Dipa Karmakar recently underwent a knee surgery, clouding her participation in the Asian Championships to be held next month. The star gymnast tweeted: Hi everyone, ek update hai. Mujhe recently practice mein injury hua aur ACL ka surgery hua hai. Rehab shuru hai, jaldi wapis aaungi! :)) pic.twitter.com/wr3pRtOzAr — Dipa Karmakar (@DipaKarmakar) April 4, 2017 She(…)
Wrestler Sakshi Malik tied the knot with fellow wrestler Satyawart Kadian in Rohtak on April 2. The wedding ceremony was grand and attended by many well-known personalities, including Sushil Kumar, fellow wrestler and medalist of the 2008 Beijing and 2012 London Olympics. Sakshi and Satyawart had got engaged in October last year. Sakshi tweeted on Saturday: Time to(…)
Experienced midfielder and former captain Ritu Rani has returned to the Indian women’s hockey team. She has been called for the Hockey World League (HWL) Round 2 which will be held in Vancouver, Canada, in April.
Anti-obesity exponent Vandana Luthra recently gave keen attention to the latest melodrama of Socialite-columnist Shobhaa De fat-shaming a cop. Now, social media is abuzz with a comment by VLCC founder Vandana Luthra. @CPMumbaiPolice More than glad to help all service personnel to stay fit @VLCCindia let's unite against obesity — Vandana Luthra (@Vandanaluthra) February 22, 2017 Luthra, while acknowledging(…)
It is not the first time that Shobhaa De has got into trouble because of her social media antics. The self-proclaimed social commentator this time dissed none other than the Mumbai Police by posting a picture of an obese policeman on Tuesday. The picture showed the policeman sitting on a chair, and assuming that he(…)
Seven sport sensations are winning Padma Shri Awards this Republic day–Rio Olympic medalist, Sakshi Malik is one of them, a source told The Indian Express on Wednesday. .@SakshiMalik has been honoured with Padma AwardWe take a look at all the honours that she received since her win at #Rio2016. #ITSpecial pic.twitter.com/LOsCZDjVs6 — India Today (@IndiaToday) January 25,(…)
The Premier Badminton League is on in full swing. Olympic Silver Medallist PV Sindhu beat World No.3, Ji Hyun Sung, helping Chennai Smashers gain momentum in the tournament as they win by 4-3 against Mumbai Rockets. Sindhu played 11-8, 12-10 against Sung to win the match at the Koramangala Indoor Stadium, Bangalore, on Tuesday. As the young(…)
The Telangana Government is issuing 1,000 square yards of land to India’s Olympic hero PV Sindhu. This is to honour PV Sindhu’s victory at the Rio Olympics 2016. The land allotted is in Shaikhpet village which is a little over 12 km away from Hyderabad district. “The Government (of Telangana), after careful examination, hereby accepts the(…)