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Somnath, a catalyst for opposition unity, a rebel in his own party

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New Delhi, August 13 : Somnath Chatterjee will best be remembered for three things–a catalyst for opposition unity, Speaker of the Lok Sabha and rebel in his own party–all in a span of nine years. Known as one of the most articulate Marxist parliamentarians, Chatterjee started acquiring a national profile since the start of the new millennium as he began ...

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Nadal downs Tsitsipas to win Toronto Masters

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Toronto, August 13 : Rafael Nadal held off a late surge from birthday boy Stefanos Tsitsipas to claim the 80th title of his career with victory at the Toronto Masters on Sunday. Nadal overcame a second set fightback from Greek youngster Tsitsipas to claim a 6-2, 7-6 (7/4) victory in just under 1hr 45mins.The win gave the 32-year-old Spaniard a ...

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Spearheading India’s challenge

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Patiala : Neeraj Chopra is one throw away from levelling the legendary Milkha Singh’s record of winning individual gold medals at the two different quadrennial events — Commonwealth Games and the Asian Games. After clinching the historic gold at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games with an effort of 86.47m, the 20-year-old is well on course to match Milkha’s feat in ...

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Kohli admits selection has been ‘a bit off’

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London, August 13 : India captain Virat Kohli conceded that team combination was “a bit off” in the lost second Test against England and urged his struggling batsmen to “keep it simple” in the head to save the ongoing series. “I think we got the combination a bit off before the game. We have a chance to correct that next ...

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Sacrilege Probe: SIT analysed handwriting of 450 suspects to nail accused

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Chandigarh : Handwriting of nearly 450 suspects was analysed before the SIT could identify the accused who prepared the sacrilege posters that were found pasted at Burj Jawahar Wala and Bargari villages in October 2015, leading to protests and police firing. This was stated in a report submitted to the CBI for further probe by the SIT, headed by DIG Ranbir ...

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