Month: November 2019

Racela apologizes to seniors Dennison, Trinidad for FEU’s Final 4 exit

first_imgHealso apologized to Trinidad, who began the tournament as a starter but fell out of the rotation through the course of the season.“Ron’s growth is actually a reflection of the team’s growth, wherever Ron went the team went with him,” said Racela. “There’s a bright future for him, he’s a good role player and many will be interested in him.”“I also apologized to Jojo for what he went through this season. He started for us, fell from the rotation, and started for us again but you didn’t hear anything from him. It’s all team for him and I appreciate it.”ADVERTISEMENT “I would like to apologize to these two because I couldn’t bring them to the Finals in their last year,” said Racela in Filipino Wednesday at Mall of Asia Arena. “These two are very good players, not just good players, but very good people.”FEU, which finished fourth in Season 80 after a 7-7 record in the elimination round, was able to force Ateneo, the top-seeded team with a 13-1 slate, to use its twice-to-beat advantage in the semifinals with an 80-67 beating in the first game.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSWATCH: Drones light up sky in final leg of SEA Games torch runSPORTSSEA Games: Philippines picks up 1st win in men’s water poloSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutoutAteneo, though, battled back in the second game to secure a win in overtime and set up a Finals date with defending champion De La Salle.Racela, who just finished his first head coaching year at FEU, said Dennison was the reflection of the Tamaraws’ growth. Kammuri turning to super typhoon less likely but possible — Pagasa Japan ex-PM Nakasone who boosted ties with US dies at 101 FEU head coach Olsen Racela. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netRon Dennison and Jojo Trinidad bid goodbye to Far Eastern University, and if there’s one person who is saddened to see the two leave is head coach Olsen Racela. Racela and the Tamaraws failed to enter the UAAP Season 80 men’s basketball Finals after losing to Ateneo, 88-84, in their rubber match and this will forever be in the former PBA star’s mind as he regrets not seeing his seniors play for a title.ADVERTISEMENT QC cops nab robbery gang leader, cohort FEU alum Santos says Tams should learn from Final 4 loss Kris Aquino ‘pretty chill about becoming irrelevant’ For the complete collegiate sports coverage including scores, schedules and stories, visit Inquirer Varsity. Stronger peso trims PH debt value to P7.9 trillion MOST READ Brace for potentially devastating typhoon approaching PH – NDRRMC Typhoon Kammuri accelerates, gains strength en route to PH Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. View comments Archers, Eagles favorites to win UAAP Season 80 PLAY LIST 02:36Archers, Eagles favorites to win UAAP Season 8002:49La Salle, FEU put ugly offseason brawl behind: ‘Let’s forget what happened’03:43UAAP Season 80 Preview: FEU Tamaraws01:47Panelo casts doubts on Robredo’s drug war ‘discoveries’01:29Police teams find crossbows, bows in HK university01:35Panelo suggests discounted SEA Games tickets for students02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice LATEST STORIES Read Next CPP denies ‘Ka Diego’ arrest caused ‘mass panic’ among S. Tagalog NPAlast_img read more

Halep and Wozniacki aim for Australian Open first

first_imgNEXT BLOCK ASIA 2.0 introduces GURUS AWARDS to recognize and reward industry influencers Defeat for Halep would see her toppled by Wozniacki, who is currently second.Defending men’s champion Roger Federer plays Croat Marin Cilic in the men’s final on Sunday.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSWATCH: Drones light up sky in final leg of SEA Games torch runSPORTSLillard, Anthony lead Blazers over ThunderSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutoutThe Swiss ace, who leads Cilic 8-1 in their previous meetings, is targeting an incredible 20th Grand Slam title and his sixth in Australia.In contrast, Halep and Wozniacki are looking for their first. They are both in their third major decider, but have never won. Kammuri turning to super typhoon less likely but possible — Pagasa Slow and steady hope for near-extinct Bangladesh tortoises The gritty Halep, 26, made her only previous Grand Slam final appearances at Roland Garros in 2014 and 2017.The Romanian has only beaten Wozniacki twice in their six previous matches, the most recent meeting ending in a 6-0, 6-2 battering by the Dane at the 2017 WTA Finals in Singapore.“The way she’s playing, she’s not missing,” said Halep of Wozniacki. “She’s running very well. So she’s a strong opponent. I played her many times. I won against her few times.“It’s going to be a different match. Emotions are there. Pressures are there for both of us. We’ll see what is going to happen.” John Lloyd Cruz a dashing guest at Vhong Navarro’s wedding MOST READ Read Next Sports venues to be ready in time for SEA Games PLAY LIST 00:59Sports venues to be ready in time for SEA Games01:27Filipino athletes get grand send-off ahead of SEA Games00:50Trending Articles01:29Police teams find crossbows, bows in HK university01:35Panelo suggests discounted SEA Games tickets for students02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City Romania’s Simona Halep celebrates after defeating Germany’s Angelique Kerber in their semifinal at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)MELBOURNE, Australia — Simona Halep and Caroline Wozniacki face off for the Australian Open title on Saturday in a culmination of two weeks of intense tennis that will see a new name engraved on the trophy.The Romanian is the top seed and the Dane number two, with the evening decider on Rod Laver Arena having an extra enticement for both players with the number one world ranking at stake.ADVERTISEMENT LATEST STORIES Wozniacki, 27, has long carried the unwanted moniker of best player never to claim a major, having reached the US Open final in 2009 and 2014, and first becoming number one in 2010.She is in her 43rd Grand Slam appearance and desperate to get off the mark.“I always believed in myself,” she said. “I knew that if I can stay healthy and I work hard, my game is good enough for it.”Her hard work was rewarded with a renaissance in 2017, reaching eight finals — winning in Tokyo and at the season-ending WTA Finals, where she banished another hoodoo by registering a first career win over Venus Williams.She continued her sparkling form at the start of this year and has 10 wins and only one defeat, to Julia Goerges in the warm-up Auckland final.ADVERTISEMENT Painters turn back Road Warriors Typhoon Kammuri accelerates, gains strength en route to PH Brace for potentially devastating typhoon approaching PH – NDRRMC Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Globe Business launches leading cloud-enabled and hardware-agnostic conferencing platform in PH 2 ‘newbie’ drug pushers fall in Lucena sting View commentslast_img read more

Austria challenges SMB import Rhodes: ‘Ratliffe is the best import right now’

first_imgDon’t miss out on the latest news and information. WATCH: Firefighters rescue baby seal found in parking garage World’s 50 Best Restaurants launches new drinking and dining guide LATEST STORIES Victolero keeps faith in Lee despite missing potential game winner It was the fourth most number of rebounds by a player in a PBA game and the second highest rebound output in the playoffs next to Michael Hackett’s 45 back in 1985.“Next time, we should limit his rebounding as well as his scoring,” said Austria.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSSEA Games: Biñan football stadium stands out in preparedness, completionSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutoutRhodes found himself in foul trouble again, but still came away with a decent showing with 21 points, 10 rebounds, two steals, and a block.“After the first half, we know that Ratliffe already has 22 rebounds. He got 30-plus rebounds, but as long as their locals aren’t scoring, it’s okay for us. We won by one point, but next time, we have to limit their locals again,” he said. PBA IMAGESSan Miguel emerged victorious in Game 2, but Beermen coach Leo Austria is expecting more from his import Charles Rhodes after Star’s reinforcement Ricardo Ratliffe nearly led his team to a win with a dominating performance Monday night.Ratliffe outplayed Rhodes with a 25-point, 35-rebound performance in the Beermen’s 77-76 escape to knot the semifinals series at 1-1.ADVERTISEMENT Ethel Booba on hotel’s clarification that ‘kikiam’ is ‘chicken sausage’: ‘Kung di pa pansinin, baka isipin nila ok lang’ Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss PLAY LIST 02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games MOST READcenter_img View comments Heart Evangelista admits she’s pregnant… with chicken Heart Evangelista admits she’s pregnant… with chicken Lacson: SEA Games fund put in foundation like ‘Napoles case’ 1 dead in Cavite blast, fire What ‘missteps’? Austria also issued a challenge to Rhodes.“For me, [Ratliffe] is the best import right now. Maybe, Charles can argue with that and it’s up to him,” he said. “Because of eagerness to block and to attack, sometimes he gets called for an offensive foul. He knows that Ratliffe is really the kind of import who you can’t take lightly, so he should step up because this next game is very important for us.”Game 3 is on Wednesday at Smart Araneta Coliseum.ADVERTISEMENT Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Nextlast_img read more

Antetokounmpo uses just 6 pairs of shoes in a season

first_imgFEU Auditorium’s 70th year celebrated with FEU Theater Guild’s ‘The Dreamweavers’ Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles02:29Giannis Antetokounmpo powers Bucks in bounce back win over Celtics00:59Sports venues to be ready in time for SEA Games02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games Antetokounmpo said out of the scores of pairs he receives from Nike, he makes it a point to save every one.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Bonleon holds off transfer to Arellano, stays with UST for academics National Coffee Research Development and Extension Center brews the 2nd National Coffee Education Congress Church, environmentalists ask DENR to revoke ECC of Quezon province coal plant Trump strips away truth with hunky topless photo tweet MOST READ Antetokounmpo grew up in poverty when he and his family was still in Greece where his parents always feared if they would be deported back to Nigeria, according to Sports Illustrated’s Lee Jenkins.In his rookie year, Antetokounmpo saved a pair of shoes then-teammate Caron Butler threw away saying it was still good enough to play in.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSSEA Games: Biñan football stadium stands out in preparedness, completionSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSWin or don’t eat: the Philippines’ poverty-driven, world-beating pool stars“Growing up [throwing good condition shoes] did not exist,” said Antetokounmpo, who is in the country for a charity event organized by King Bally Entertainment Group.“I realized now that I’m four years in the league and you get so many shoes you can throw some but for me, I’m not saying it was a bad thing what Caron did, but it kind of shocked me.” LATEST STORIES Ethel Booba on hotel’s clarification that ‘kikiam’ is ‘chicken sausage’: ‘Kung di pa pansinin, baka isipin nila ok lang’ Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Photo by: Tristan Tamayo/Inquirer.netMilwaukee Bucks superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo may be under contract with sporting giant Nike and is set to earn around $100 million for the next four years, but he still maintains his frugal ways.“Last year I used five or six pairs of sneakers, so if we played around 100 games, around 20 games per pair,” said Antetokounmpo during his media availability for the “Greek Freak Invades Manila” Sunday at Fairmont Makati.ADVERTISEMENT Robredo should’ve resigned as drug czar after lack of trust issue – Panelo Lacson: SEA Games fund put in foundation like ‘Napoles case’ Hotel says PH coach apologized for ‘kikiam for breakfast’ claim View commentslast_img read more

Top-seeded John Isner wins 3rd Hall of Fame title

first_imgDon’t miss out on the latest news and information. MOST READ Robredo should’ve resigned as drug czar after lack of trust issue – Panelo Olympian Michael Phelps loses race against Great White Shark LATEST STORIES Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss PLAY LIST 02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games National Coffee Research Development and Extension Center brews the 2nd National Coffee Education Congress FEU Auditorium’s 70th year celebrated with FEU Theater Guild’s ‘The Dreamweavers’ Lacson: SEA Games fund put in foundation like ‘Napoles case’ Church, environmentalists ask DENR to revoke ECC of Quezon province coal plant FILE PHOTO – John Isner of the US returns to Croatia’s Marin Cilic during their men’s singles first round tennis match at the ATP Aegon Championships tennis tournament at Queen’s Club in west London on June 20, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / GLYN KIRKNEWPORT, R.I. — Top-seeded John Isner beat Australian qualifier Matthew Ebden 6-3, 7-6 (4) on Sunday for his third Hall of Fame Open title.The hard-serving American also won the grass-court event in 2011 and 2012. He has 11th career titles, all at the ATP World Tour 250 level.ADVERTISEMENT View comments Trump strips away truth with hunky topless photo tweet El Nido residents told to vacate beach homes “It’s hard to win a tournament,” Isner said. “It’s no small feat to come out here and be the last man standing. I’m very happy about that. It’s been two years since I won a tournament, so I had that weighing on my mind.”Isner became the second player to win an ATP title without facing a break point since records began in 1991. Tommy Haas also accomplished the feat in Memphis, Tennessee, in 2007.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSSEA Games: Biñan football stadium stands out in preparedness, completionSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSWin or don’t eat: the Philippines’ poverty-driven, world-beating pool stars“I’m very happy with how I played all week,” Isner said. “It was a perfect week and I couldn’t ask for anything better.”Ebden was playing his first tour-level final. “It’s a lot of reward for a lot of hard work, a lot of years of sacrifice,” Ebden said. “It’s disappointing, but at the same time I have to be happy with my week.”Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Ethel Booba on hotel’s clarification that ‘kikiam’ is ‘chicken sausage’: ‘Kung di pa pansinin, baka isipin nila ok lang’last_img read more

Phoenix import Brown: ‘We’re not a well-respected team’

first_imgBiggest Pogo service provider padlocked for tax evasion Though the foul discrepancy is just two between the two teams, 29-27 with less calls going to TNT, the KaTropa had 33 free throw attempts while the Fuel Masters had just 22.TNT also had 10 free throw attempts in the final period while Phoenix had just six. FEATURED STORIESSPORTSSEA Games: Biñan football stadium stands out in preparedness, completionSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSBoxers Pacquiao, Petecio torchbearers for SEA Games openingBrown, who finished with a game-high 49 points, said the only way to get the same level of respect their opponents’ enjoy is to stay consistent and win some games. Phoenix have lost six straight games and languish at the 10th seed with a 2-6 card.  PBA IMAGESPhoenix import Brandon Brown said Friday that his Fuel Masters team isn’t on the same level as the other franchises in the PBA in terms of getting respect from game officials.“We’re not a well-respected team in this league, I mean the referees are not going to give us any calls down the stretch,” said Brown Friday at Smart Araneta Coliseum after losing to TNT 110-103.ADVERTISEMENT MOST READ Lacson: SEA Games fund put in foundation like ‘Napoles case’ Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. “We can’t just hope we get calls at the line and hope we get lucky shots, we just got to stay consistent,” said Brown who repeated the word “consistent” two more times “That’s the only way we can win games.”And as for his point-production, Brown expressed his disappointment since he wasn’t able to help his team get the victory. “I don’t like it. We lost,” said Brown who also grabbed 19 boards. “I don’t care about the stats. I’m just trying anything that can help us win. I can have 60 but we lost so it won’t matter. I just want to win.”ADVERTISEMENT Robredo should’ve resigned as drug czar after lack of trust issue – Panelo Ethel Booba on hotel’s clarification that ‘kikiam’ is ‘chicken sausage’: ‘Kung di pa pansinin, baka isipin nila ok lang’ View commentscenter_img Trump signs bills in support of Hong Kong protesters Philippines defends basketball title, rips Indonesia for the gold Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Hotel says PH coach apologized for ‘kikiam for breakfast’ claim LATEST STORIES NATO’s aging eye in the sky to get a last overhaul Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss PLAY LIST 02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games Celebrity chef Gary Rhodes dies at 59 with wife by his sidelast_img read more

Women’s Hockey: India closing gap with top teams, says coach

first_imgThe Indian women’s hockey team finished seventh among eight teams in his debut assignment at the Champions Challenge I, but coach CR Kumar believes that even though there are weak areas, the gap with the top teams has been reduced to an extent.CR Kumar feels team has reduce mistakesIndia’s final placement at the second tier tournament has given food for thought to the team management, which has an eye towards the Olympic qualifiers on home turf in February next year.”It’s a very short period to develop all the parameters to the desired level. Basically, we worked to balance every needs,” Kumar told Mail Today on Tuesday.Several senior players -such as goalkeeper Dipika Murthy, Surinder Kaur, Mamta Kharab and Subhadra Pradhan -did not make the trip to Dublin, Ireland, due to injury or personal issues and the coach said this affected the preparation of the team. “Many players carried injuries to the camp so we were unable to push them very hard. The advantage of the last camp is that we worked a lot with stick and ball and obviously we drastically reduced soft and silly mistakes.”The basics in ball handling have improved a lot. From this tournament we learnt that we have to enhance and perfect our current potential to match the demands,” Kumar said. Under previous coach Sandeep Somesh, India played three major events -World Cup, Commonwealth Games and Guangzhou Asiad -but failed to make a lasting impression.The most disappointing was the team’s failure to reach the semi-finals of the Commonwealth Games on home turf after they had won a gold medal and a silver in the previous two editions. They also finished outside the medal bracket at the Asiad.advertisementKumar said the gulf with the top eight teams in the world, who were simultaneously in action at the Champions Trophy, has been reduced. “We have narrowed the gap. By saying that we have reduced goal conceding and we maintain better ball possession. Even the world champions have to play their best on the given day to win a game.” However, fitness and stamina continue to be areas of concern for the team.”The areas that we have to focus on are a high level of fitness, penetration and deep defending.”The critical areas will be focused when the next national camp gets underway in Bhopal. Kumar is also looking to provide more international exposure to the younger and more inexperienced players in the set-up.”India has many youngsters with potential but without much international experience. We are trying to bring them in and expose them to a higher level in the next camps. “Tournaments like the second Asian Champions Trophy, in Ordos, China, are crucial. Further programmes will be finalised to gain more international exposure to elevate the team’s standard before the Olympic qualifier,” the coach said.After his first tournament in charge, Kumar is in a much better position to assess what needs to be done in the days ahead.”At the Bhopal camp, we will give priority to develop speed, endurance and optimum strength,” he said. “Finishing skills as well as penetration, aggressive on and offthe- ball running, penalty corner conversion and defending and other set pieces will be our priority in this camp.” The Bhopal camp will start later this week and is expected to continue till August end before the team leaves for the Asian Champions Trophy.”We are planning to conduct tests with the support of Sports Authority of India and comprehensive suggestions from them,” Kumar said.The coach is insistent that the players themselves need to take responsibility for their fitness when they are not on national duty. “The homework and necessary advice have been given by the trainer. The national players have to join the national camp with optimum fitness. if they fail, the time taken to regain it will slow down our progress,” Kumar added.last_img read more

Parliamentary panel rules out passage of Lokpal Bill in Monsoon Session

first_imgThe Select Committee of Rajya Sabha, which has been looking into the Lokpal Bill, has ruled out the possibility of the passage of the anti-corruption law in the forthcoming monsoon session of Parliament, as demanded by Team Anna.Even as Team Anna started a fresh round of agitation on Wednesday seeking the passage of a strong Lokpal Bill, the chairman of the parliamentary panel, Satyavrat Chaturvedi, said, “We will not be able to meet the deadline of the last week of the monsoon session. The committee was constituted a bit late… We will broad base suggestions.”Indicating that the government was not bothered by Team Anna’s latest onslaught, Chaturvedi said, “Activists have there own agenda and I don’t want to appeal to them. They cannot challenge the independence of the House. The House is supreme… Other views too need to be respected. There is no point appealing to them. They can do what they like.”Reacting to the Congress leader’s remark, veteran activist Anna Hazare said, “They have always done this. They don’t have the will and they don’t want to bring the Lokpal Bill. Does it take one-and-a-half years to bring such a bill?””Even after repeated assurance from the prime minister, the government is still not creating the Lokpal body. It is not that we like to sit on anshan every now and then,” he said justifying the need for another round of indefinite strike, which started at Delhi’s Jantar Mantar on Wednesday.Hazare’s key aide Arvind Kejriwal said Team Anna was resolute to fight a conclusive battle with the government to tame corruption by facilitating the creation of a Lokpal body. “It will be a decisive battle against corruption. We will not get up before we get a solution this time,” he said.advertisementlast_img read more

London Olympics: Boxer Manoj Kumar cries foul after exit

first_imgThe Indian boxers seem to be at the receiving end in the ring – from both the opponents and the officials. A day after Vikas Krishan Yadavs controversial loss, it was the turn of Manoj Kumar, the 64kg boxer, to cry foul as he lost an exciting pre-quarter final match to Britain’s Thomas Stalker.After walking out of the ring, Manoj was furious and said this was “cheating”.The point system being awarded by the computers has come in for a lot of criticism and Manoj was declared a 16-20 loser. However from the Indian boxer to the entire support staff, they cried foul on Saturday night.”This is a district tournament it’s not an Olympic tournament. Cheating, cheating, cheating,” shouted Manoj in sheer agony later.Foreign coach BI Fernandez, who has been handling the Indian boxing team for so many years, was also vocal in his criticism.”The last round was 7-4 to Kumar, why no other rounds? All rounds were the same, it was very poor judging,” said an upset Fernandez.Coach GS Sandhu, who never minces words, was crestfallen. “My athlete did extraordinary and you saw for yourself what happened,” he thundered.Local hero Stalker won the first round 7-4 and maintained the lead by winning the second round 9-5.It was then the turn of Manoj, a Commonwealth Games gold medallist to go flat out in the last round.The Indians feel this is not an isolated incident and they are being victimised by the scoring and judges.advertisementBritain’s Stalker also said later, “I don’t deal with the scoring,  I just go and fight. In amateur boxing it happens all the time where you think you have won more points the judges differ.””I felt sluggish after the first round and being in my hotel for the last week hasn’t done me any good. All I wanted to do was fight. In my next bout I know I will do better. I didn’t box too well but a win is a win,” said the Briton.The controversy over boxing with a local pugilist also being involved has made small headlines in British papers as well.And with the Indians being at the receiving end again, the contingent has lost faith in the scoring system in a high profile sport like boxing.last_img read more

WWE SummerSlam 2012 Results

first_imgSummerSlam (2012), a professional wrestling pay-per-view (PPV) event produced by WWE , took place on August 19, 2012 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. It was the twenty-fifth annual SummerSlam, and the fourth consecutive one to be held at the Staples Center.To see SummerSlam 2012 Results, click here World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc is an American publicly traded, privately controlled entertainment company dealing majorly in professional wrestling. Currently, it is the largest professional wrestling promotion in the world, reaching 13 million viewers in the US.last_img read more

Arm candy: Gucci

first_imgExclusivity carries its own tag, but in this case, it comes loaded with the Gucci savoir faire. Following the success of the special edition India Exclusive bags over the last three years, Gucci has launched a luxurious evening bag just for India. The elegant rectangular clutch in a deep copper Anaconda skin, bag sports a leather tassel detail with a zippered pull, while the light gold hardware and hanging Horsebit underlines the brands icons. Perfect for the coming wedding season (the bag will be available in stores from November 2012), this bespoke bag features an India Exclusive?? metal plaque on the inside. Clearly its India shining all over again.Price on requestlast_img read more

Lakers guard Rajon Rondo out for a month after right hand surgery

first_imgPH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games PLAY LIST 02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games02:11Trump awards medals to Jon Voight, Alison Krauss LOOK: Joyce Pring goes public with engagement to Juancho Triviño BREAKING: Corrections officer shot dead in front of Bilibid The Lakers said the surgery was a success but Rondo still has four to five weeks of rehabilitation to go.“Rajon Rondo, who suffered a Grade 3 sprain to his right ring finger during Tuesday’s game at Golden State, underwent successful surgery today to repair a ligament,” the team said in a statement.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSSEA Games: Biñan football stadium stands out in preparedness, completionSPORTSUrgent reply from Philippine ‍football chiefThe Lakers are already without LeBron James, who injured his groin against the Warriors. James is not expected to need surgery, but the groin strain could cause him to miss several games, including Friday against the Los Angeles Clippers.The Lakers lost their first game without James on Thursday, a heartbreaking 117-116 defeat to the Sacramento Kings. Is Luis Manzano planning to propose to Jessy Mendiola? Rafael Nadal ‘satisfied’ despite post-surgery comeback defeat Rajon Rondo #9 of the Los Angeles Lakers takes an inbound during the game against the Minnesota Timberwolves at Staples Center on November 7, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. Harry How/Getty Images/AFPLos Angeles Lakers veteran guard Rajon Rondo will be out of the lineup for a month after undergoing surgery on his right hand, the NBA team announced Friday.Rondo injured a ligament in his right ring finger during the Lakers’ 127-101 win over the Golden State Warriors on Christmas. Rondo had 15 points, 10 assists and five rebounds in the game.ADVERTISEMENT Private companies step in to help SEA Games hosting TS Kammuri to enter PAR possibly a day after SEA Games opening LATEST STORIES SEA Games: Biñan football stadium stands out in preparedness, completion Hotel management clarifies SEAG footballers’ kikiam breakfast issue MOST READ This is the second surgery Rondo has had on his shooting hand this season.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next SEA Games: Biñan football stadium stands out in preparedness, completion Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. View commentslast_img read more

PH bowling community mourns death of ex-national team bowler

first_imgLATEST STORIES Pacman’s game Hotel management clarifies SEAG footballers’ kikiam breakfast issue Constantino died as he was rushed to a nearby hospital.The killer and an accomplice managed to escape on a yellow scooter.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next SEA Games: Biñan football stadium stands out in preparedness, completion Is Luis Manzano planning to propose to Jessy Mendiola? LOOK: Joyce Pring goes public with engagement to Juancho Triviño PH boxing team determined to deliver gold medals for PH PLAY LIST 05:25PH boxing team determined to deliver gold medals for PH03:07PH billiards team upbeat about gold medal chances in SEA Games02:25PH women’s volleyball team motivated to deliver in front of hometown crowd02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games02:11Trump awards medals to Jon Voight, Alison Krauss SEA Games hosting troubles anger Duterte Bowling champion Angelo Constantino (left) with World Cup of Bowling champion Paeng Nepomuceno. (Photo from Angelo Constantino Facebook account)The Philippine Bowling Federation mourned the death of Angelo Nathaniel Constantino, a bowling coach and gold medalist, who was killed in a shooting incident on Friday.“Our heartfelt condolences go out to the Constantino family. The bowling community will surely miss the presence of a truly dedicated coach, athlete and champion. God rest his soul,” the federation wrote on its Facebook page Friday.ADVERTISEMENT MOST READ Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. SEA Games: Biñan football stadium stands out in preparedness, completion Private companies step in to help SEA Games hosting Constantino, who won the gold in the 1992 World Youth Championship in Venezuela, was shot dead inside a bowling center in Greenhills, San Juan City.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSUrgent reply from Philippine ‍football chiefSPORTSWin or don’t eat: the Philippines’ poverty-driven, world-beating pool starsREAD: Gold medalist bowler shot dead inside bowling centerAccording to police, a masked man clad in a blue shirt and denim shorts, fired several gunshots at Constantino, who was inside the E-Lanes Bowling Center, where he works as manager. TS Kammuri to enter PAR possibly a day after SEA Games opening View commentslast_img read more

PBA: San Miguel ends slide, clobbers Blackwater

first_img‘We are too hospitable,’ says Sotto amid SEA Games woes ‘We are too hospitable,’ says Sotto amid SEA Games woes Things were still neck-and-neck in the early parts of the third quarter with both teams trying to wrestle control from a 50-50 tie.That was when the defending champions kicked it to high gear with quick 8-0 run that Terrence Romeo capped off with a three-point play to give the Beermen a 58-50 lead halfway through the third period.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSUrgent reply from Philippine ‍football chiefSPORTSPalace wants Cayetano’s PHISGOC Foundation probed over corruption chargesThe Beermen then took a 21-point lead, 87-66, after a 13-2 run ending on Alex Cabagnot’s layup with 5:51 left in the game.“It was a good win for us and this will serve as a morale-booster for us,” said San Miguel head coach Leo Austria. “Every game for us is important and we all know that there are only two teams who’ll get a twice-to-beat advantage and right now, mathematically, we still have a chance.” Oil plant explodes in Pampanga town US judge bars Trump’s health insurance rule for immigrants Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles01:30’Excited’ Terrence Romeo out to cherish first PBA finals appearance01:33Leo Austria, SMB wary of ‘more experienced’ Hotshots ahead of PBA Finals rematch02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games02:11Trump awards medals to Jon Voight, Alison Krauss PDEA chief backs Robredo in revealing ‘discoveries’ on drug war SEA Games hosting troubles anger Duterte Grace Poe files bill to protect govt teachers from malicious accusations LATEST STORIEScenter_img June Mar Fajardo was flat out dominant for the Beermen with 20 points, 21 rebounds, five assists, and four blocks.Alex Cabagnot, who’s still not at peak condition after having nasal surgery, had 19 points and five assists while Terrence Romeo added 17 points, five boards, and four dimes.Chris Ross also filled up the stat sheets for the Beermen with 14 points, seven rebounds, two assists, and two steals.“I’m happy to see the players prevail, well their pride was the one that prevailed here,” said Austria. “Even though the game was already decided the effort was still there.”Roi Sumang led the Elite, who dropped to 1-4 record, with 17 points, five rebounds, and six assists.ADVERTISEMENT MOST READ Frustrations mount for CJ Perez, Columbian as losses start to pile up Private companies step in to help SEA Games hosting San Miguel’s Terrence Romeo vs Blackwater defenders. PBA IMAGESMANILA, Philippines—San Miguel got out of its slump and flexed its championship muscle on Blackwater, 93-79, in the PBA Philippine Cup Wednesday at Mall of Asia Arena.The Beermen, who are gunning for a fifth straight Philippine Cup, snapped their two-game skid to get to a 3-3 record and jump from eighth all the way to a share of the fourth spot with TNT.ADVERTISEMENT Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. View commentslast_img read more

Highlights

first_imgHighlight177: India Today Mind Rocks Youth Summit 2014 comes to an end. Thank you for being with us.#Highlight176: Closing performance by Triculin – The Ista.#Highlight175: Band performance by Triculin – The Ista to begin shortly.#Highlight174: Band performance beginning shortly is a fitting finale to India Today Mind Rocks Youth Summit 2014.#Highlight173: Kirron Kher on actor-politicians – One needs to deliver. Popularity takes you to some distance, but it’s your work that matters and ultimately helps you. Vinod Khanna is a good example. He has done good work.#Highlight172: Kirron Kher – It feels wondeful to be loved by Pakistan people as an actor. We are culturally one. Pakistan people love Indians.#Highlight171: Kirron Kher to youth – If you get to work with TV, do it. TV is no less than films.#Highlight170: MP Kirron Kher lauds PM Narendra Modi saying his many facets – a no-nonsense approach, his fearlessness and a result-oriented working style – make him a great leader.#Highlight169: Actor Kirron Kher talks about husband Anupam Kher, whom she finds very attractive.#Highlight168: Actor Kirron Kher recounts how she was given just two hours to decide to contest parliamentary election.#Highlight167: Actor Kirron Kher talks about male actors, saying while SRK is fun to work with, Abhishek Bachchan is a darling too.#Highlight166: Chandigarh MP Kirron Kher – We must give our youth a direction to explore themselves. They need to channelise their energy – may be some extra-curricular activity.#Highlight165: Chandigarh MP Kirron Kher – Partying is OK, but it should come with responsibility. You must think about your career too.#Highlight164: Chandigarh MP Kirron Kher salutes the exuberance of the youth at the India Today Mind Rocks Youth Summit 2014:Jo jawaani mein baat hai, woh mere mein kahan.#Highlight163: Chandigarh MP Kirron Kher on Kaum de heere row – Banning films is no solution. Change the name, but release the film.#Highlight162: Chandigarh MP Kirron Kher tells Anjana Kashyap – Punjab people are in search of universal peace and love.#Highlight161: Session with actor and MP Kirron Kher begins.# Highlight160: Film’s producer Pardeep Bansal says the youth should first watch the movie and then protest.#Highlight159: Film’s producer Sandeep Bhalla says they paid no bribe to the censor board CEO to clear the film.#Highlight158: Film’s producer Sandeep Bhalla says there has been no ruckus over the film after it released abroad.#Highlight157: Film’s producer Sandeep Bhalla says the Akat Takht has called the two assasins Kaum de heere.#Highlight156: Film’s actor Isha Sharma says according to her, the film’s name is okay.#Highlight155: Film’s actor Sukhdeep Sukh says the controversy has been blown out of proportion.#Highlight154: Film’s producer Sandeep Bhalla says the film is balanced and shows the life of the assasins of Indira Gandhi.#Highlight153: Session with cast and crew of Punjabi film Kaum De Heere begins.#Highlight152: Rina Dhaka says students wanting to do fashion designing will have to work very hard.#Highlight151: Rina Dhaka gives away style award for hairstyle to a student.# Highlight150: Rina Dhaka gives away style award for elegence to a girl student from Kashmir.# Highlight149: Rina Dhaka says the most beautiful girls come from Chandigarh.#Highlight148: Rina Dhaka gives away a style award to a turbaned youth wearing a superman T-shirt.#Highlight147: Rina Dhaka goes among the audience members and asks about their fashion choices.#Highlight146: Rina Dhaka says to-be brides should show off their midriffs.#Highlight145: Rina Dhaka says she likes the idea of Manmohan Singh and the truban.#Highlight144: Rina Dhaka says men should wear kurtas over jeans.#Highlight143: Rina Dhaka says the sari and the blue jeans will always stay sexy.# Highlight142: Rina Dhaka says the Anarkalis will stay in fashion.#Highlight141: Rina Dhaka says the nighties should be banned too.#Highlight140: Rina Dhaka says the fashion of the soap operas and the overdoing of Indian clothing has to be banned.#Highlight139: Rina Dhaka says the most fashionable people she has met do not wear designer clothes but mix it.#Highlight138: Rina Dhaka says earlier there were no skinny models.#Highlight137: Rina Dhaka says to look thinner, one should wear single-toned clothing.# Highlight136: Rina Dhaka says designing was not considered a profession when she started out.# Highlight135: Fashion designer Rina Dhaka speaks about her journey.#Highlight134: Bhagwant Mann before wrapping up – Acche din to nahi aaye, kala dhan kab aane wala hai?#Highlight133: Bhagwant Mann before wrapping up – In the field of art/music, when people praise you, you start going up. When people criticise you, the downslide begins. However, in politics, it’s just the reverse. #Highlight132: AAP leader Bhagwant Mann tells audience – Our plea is, please don’t treat polling day as a picnic event. Urban people must use their franchise rather than sitting back and tearing apart political parties in drawing rooms.#Highlight131: AAP leader Mann tells Aaj Tak journalist Anjana Kashyap – We are a new party, will make mistakes, but will try to learn from them too. But one thing I must say we will give tickets to people with clean background. We welcome good people.#Highlight130: AAP leader Mann defends Arvind Kejriwal, saying had he stuck to his post, media would have made a big issue of him forgetting the Lokpal then.#Highlight129: Mann takes dig at ex-PM Manmohan Singh, Congress chief Sonia Gandhi and BSP chief Mayawati.#Highlight128: Mann in lighter vein – I often go sit near TMC leader Shatabdi Roy and seek advice from her.#Highlight127: Mann on everyone seeming to take a piece of Bhagat Singh – Only through turban, one cannot represent the revolutionary. His ideals need to be great too.#Highlight126: Mann slams Badal family in Punjab, saying every adult has become a minister there.#Highlight125: Mann regales audience with Hindi couplets, taking a dig at PM Narendra Modi and asks acche din kab aane wale hain? “Chin (China) se dar nahi lagta, chini (sugar) se lagta hai,” Mann says while raising price rise.#Highlight124: Seeing there is no change I decided to represent the people, not the leaders or a party. There is no change in the lot of the 117 MPs, who were in the Congress earlier. They have fun.#Highlight123: Things have come to a pass when a Speaker, when not allowed to speak, is heard saying Baith Jayiye.#Highlight122: Anjana Kashyap moderates session Why Politics Requires a Sense of Humour featuring comedian and MP Bhagwant Mann, who says Parliament has become a good place for the art – comedy.#Highlight121: Renuka on the qualification of a candidate: Experience counts a lot in politics and experience is the best teacher. But the youth have a big role in ensuring we have good politicians representing us.#Highlight120: Renuka Bishnoi on SGPC row – Haryana govt’s move is completely fair. Why should two states have a common body?#Highlight119: Dushyant responding to a question on population policy – It’s a white elephant no one wants to talk about. I was the only speaker in Parliament who raised the issue.#Highlight118: Renuka Bishnoi – We are here to bring about a change.#Highlight117: Renuka Bishnoi – I appel to youth to get involved in the political process. You are the decision-maker. You need to vote for honest politicians. We musat root out caste-based politics, which is still dominant.#Highlight116: Vineet Joshi – Between Narendra Modi and Rahul Gandhi whoever has the worth will come out powerful. I don’t give dynasty politics too much importance.#Highlight115: Vineet Joshi – It is easy to criticise dynasty politics, but it is very difficult for the sons of daughters of a political family.#Highlight114: Dushyant tells Kunal Pradhan a farmer who workers under immense heat cannot be soft-spoken. They will raise the voice  in their own way.#Highlight113: Renuka Bishnoi on dynasty politics – people have a choice if our leaders are not performing. Son/daughter of a politician has a better understanding of the people and the  constituency he or she represents.#Highlight112: Next session: Making of a politician – Speakers are Dushyant Chautala, member of Parliament, Renuka Bishnoi, MLA, and Vineet Joshi, Additional Media advisor to CM, Punjab.#Highlight111: Comedian & member of Parliament Bhagwant Mann talks about the talent of Sukhwinder Singh.#Highlight110: Sukhwinder Singh asks the audience to vote on social media seeking Bharat Ratna for Dhyan Chand.#Highlight109: Sukhwinder Singh sings his Oscar-winning number Jai Ho and Chak de India!#Highlight108: Sukhwinder Singh says he was once asked to sing a song that Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan was to sing in Kachche Dhaage.#Highlight107: Sukhwinder Singh says he loves the combination of talent and style.# Highlight106: Sukhwinder Singh sings Kawa…Kawa, his popular number from Monsoon Wedding. # Highlight105: Sukhwinder Singh says Jai Ho from Slumdog Millionaire was intially rejected.# Highlight104: Sukhwinder Singh says he saw AR Rahman always listen to RD Burman and Vishal Bhardwaj in the car.# Highlight103: Sukhwinder Singh says he used to see Lata Mangeshkar as a deity in his dreams.# Highlight102: Sukhwinder Singh says RD Burman was a complete composer, sings the song Gulabi ankhein.# Highlight101: Sukhwinder Singh sings rewards are bigger than awards.# Highlight100: Sukhwinder Singh sings says if singers listen to the narration well, they can also sing well.# Highlight99: Sukhwinder Singh sings Lai vi na gayi.# Highlight98: Sukhwinder Singh says that probably 70-80 per cent singers today use plug-ins to correct tunes.# Highlight97:  Sukhwinder Singh says musicians are using plug-ins like Antares to correct out of tune songs.# Highlight96: Sukhwinder Singh says there is no vulgarity in his songs.#Highlight95: Sukhwinder Singh says he first met Lata Mangeshkar at AR Rahman’s place 14 years ago and she blessed him.#Highlight94: Sukhwinder Singh says he was then asked to sing the song Sa Re Ga Ma Pa six times and was given an award.#Highlight93: Sukhwinder Singh says he once sang a song of Lata Mangeshkar as a boy on stage.#Highlight92: Session with singer Sukhwinder Singh begins.#Highlight91: Next up a session with playback singer Sukhwinder Singh.# Highlight90: Lunch break.# Highlight89: Session with Sardara Singh comes to an end.#Highlight88: Sardara Singh says Sikh players should be allowed to wear turbans in basketball matches.#Highlight87: Sardara Singh says there are few coaches in India who understand modern hockey, so a foreign coach has been hired.#Highlight86:Sardara Singh says he would like to act with Priyanka Chopra on a biopic on his life.#Highlight85: Sardara Singh does a bhangra dance with the audience.#Highlight84: Sardara Singh says he is not ready to get married now.#Highlight83: Sardara Singh recalls his meeting with his future fiance, via messages, and how her family came to watch the team’s match in London Olympics.#Highlight82:Sardara Singh says he hopes that Dhyan Chand also gets the Bharat Ratna.#Highlight81: Sardara Singh says he has nominated John Abraham and Sachin Tendulkar for Ice Bucket Challenge.#Highlight80: Sardara Singh says a Holland player asked him to take the Ice Bucket Challenge.#Highlight79:Sardara Singh says it is very difficult to play at the centre.#Highlight78: Sardara Singh says eye contact is most important in hockey.#Highlight77: Sardara Singh says he likes to enter the ground first and leave after everybody.#Highlight76: Sardara Singh says he would have been a farmer or a shopkeeper had he not returned to the academy.# Highlight75: Sardara Singh says he once quit the hockey academy with four others but was sent back by his grandfather.#Highlight74: Sardara Singh speaks about his training to make it to the national team.#Highlight73: Sardara Singh says he once wanted to immigrate to the US.#Highlight72: Sardara Singh says he likes being fit and play good hockey for the country.#Highlight71: Next session with captain of Indian hockey team Sardara Singh.#Highlight70: Session with Bishan Singh Bedi ends.#Highlight69: Bishan Singh Bedi says cricket is directly related to honesty and integrity.#Highlight68: Bishan Singh Bedi says everyone in India seems to have an opinion about our players.#Highlight67: The foreign players come to IPL to loot and when they go back, their commtiment to their country is totally different.#Highlight66: Audience member comes and touches Bishan Singh Bedi’s feet.#Highlight65: Bishan Singh Bedi says in this country, we still do not have the freedom of thinking.#Highlight64: Bishan Singh Bedi says the current BCCI chief is the board’s first and last problem.#Highlight63: Bishan Singh Bedi says for him, hockey, not cricket, is sport number 1.#Highlight62: Bishan Singh Bedi says new team director Ravi Shastri is his master’s voice#Highlight61: Bishan Singh Bedi says the players did not properly train or attend a camp before going for England tour.#Highlight60: Bishan Singh Bedi: For me if religion is not religion, then how can cricket be a religion?#Highlight59: Bishan Singh Bedi hopes the Supreme Court will put the BCCI in order.#Highlight58: Bishan Singh Bedi says Team India should get a new captain or there will debacle in Australia tour.#Highlight57: Bishan Singh Bedi on MS Dhoni: He is a very good athlete and can bat a bit but he is not a good keeper.#Highlight56: Bishan Singh Bedi says cricket cannot be made into a tamasha.#Highlight55: Bishan Singh Bedi says the basic character of cricket is being destroyed by IPL.#Highlight54: Bishan Singh Bedi says cricket was invented as a social interaction in England.#Highlight53: Bishan Singh Bedi says new players are starting off with IPL unlike in the case of Sachin Tendulkar or Rahul Dravid.#Highlight52: Bishan Singh Bedi says IPL is the final stage of cancer and there is no recovery and the team may one day even struggle to beat Zimbabwe.#Highlight51: Bishan Singh Bedi says Indian team seems to have reached a saturation after the first Test against England.#Highlight50: Former Indian cricketer Bishan Singh Bedi to speak now.#Highlight49: Hans Raj Hans sings his popular numbers Dil tote-tote ho gaya and Aaja nach le.#Highlight48: Love should not be one-sided, Hans Raj Hans tells audience member.#Highlight47: Sufi singer Hans Raj Hans on stage now, to speak on How I Made It.#Highlight46: After tea break, a session with Punjab’s sufi singer Hans Raj Hans.#Highlight45: Modelling or acting? Gupta says acting. Marriage or live-in? Gupta says companionship.#Highlight44: Two boys do push-ups and the winner gets to sing for Esha Gupta – Hum tere bin reh nahi sakte from Aashiqui2.#Highlight43: Esha Gupta on Ice Bucket Challenge – The problem with us Indians is we blindly follow the West.#Highlight42: Esha Gupta on Ice Bucket Challenge – You rather donate than waste water. There is no waste water in this world.#Highlight41: Esha Gupta says girls need to stand united against anything – any wrong you see around you. Next time it could be you, your own people.#Highlight40: Esha Gupta says if I have reached this far it is because of my own power. Else I will go sleep at my home instead of letting myself being taken for a ride.#Highlight39: Esha Gupta says if there is one person who pushes you to do things beyond your limits, it is your mother. “I am lucky she is my best friend, be it my films or my boyfriends.”#Highlight38: Esha Gupta on being chosen against Imran Hashmi in Jannat – my mother said let him be the serial kisser, you cannot take away that from him.#Highlight37: “The attitude all north Indians have is dekh lenge, kar lenge,” says Esha Gupta. Her take on item number – I don’t see any harm in it. Juhi Chawla did it in Lagi aaj Saawan ki fir woh jhadi hai.#Highlight36: Actor Esha Gupta takes stage amid loud cheers and lots of whistles; says on being a youth icon, “It is as overwhelming as it sounds. Coming from a modest background, I want to tell you we have all it in us, just be there at the right time and at the right place.#Highlight35: Now Actor Esha Gupta to speak on How I Made It.#Highlight34: Shergill on his struggle – It all depends on your belief. “Even if I had not faced camera before I joined Guljar Saheb for Maachis, I had to do it,” he says.#Highlight33: A girl from the audience sings Punjabi song “Mundya” for Shergill and joins the actor on the stage.#Highlight32: Shergill, while talking about meaningful films, says: Now I feel like doing loud films and would love to do some. “I would like to do light-hearted films. Intense films take away a lot from you, emotionally,” the actor says. #Highlight31: Actor Jimmy Shergill says people want different roles from me in Punjabi movies as they have seen various shades from me in Hindi films.#Highlight30: Actor Jimmy Shergill says “just follow your heart and decide if a particular girl or boy is right or not” as everyone has got a different situation in his life.#Highlight29: Actor Jimmy Shergill says ‘keep the stess on’ to bring home the point that focus is important.#Highlight28: Now Actor Jimmy Shergill says ‘How I Made It’.#Highlight27: Keynote Address Great Expectations – Vijender tells Kalli Purie and Anjana Kashyap an Olympic medal ranks high for him. “It was the highest point of my life,” he says.#Highlight26: Keynote Address Great Expectations – Vijender tells Kalli Purie and Anjana Kashyap other states should emulate Haryana in raising prize money for sportspersons.#Highlight25: Vijender recounts his journey as a boxer and Bollywood star telling Kalli Purie that anyone who gets good work in a movie should do that. “I maintain a healthy balance as I play a role and win a medal later,” he says.#Highlight24: Girls join Vijender on the stage to dance to the tune of a song from his movie Fugly.#Highlight23: Vijender Singh tells India Today Group Synergy and Creative Officer Kalli Purie he likes Indian girls, sings isharon isharon mein from Shammi Kappor movie.#Highlight22: Singh tells IndiaToday Group Synergy and Creative Officer Kalli Purie if he takes them to his village, no one would care for anyone else but him. The crowd goes into rapture.#Highlight21:Journalist Anjana Om Kashyap invites boxer Vijender Singh on the stage. Singh shows his biceps, says girls control yourself. India Today Group Synergy and Creative Officer Kalli Purie is also on the stage.#Highlight20:Nachkita, Luv-Kush, Prahlad and Siddharth showed a new way to the young generations, says the speaker.#Highlight19:Speaker invokes Faiz Ahmed Faiz to bring about a change, talking about a democratic dividend India enjoys.#Highlight18:Speaker invokes Faiz Ahmed Faiz to bring about a change, talking about a democratic dividend India enjoys.#Highlight17:India Today Mind Rocks Youth Summit 2014 begins.#Highlight16:Welcome to a rocking India Today Mind Rocks Youth Summit 2014 that will begin in a while with India Today Group Synergy and Creative Officer Kalli Purie set to deliver the welcome address.#Highlight15:India Today Mind Rocks Youth Summit 2014 to begin shortly.#Highlight14:Finally, Kirron Kher, actor and Member of Parliament, will talk on You’re Only Young Once: Useful Advice from Punjab’s Earth Mother at 5 pm.#Highlight13:At 4.15 pm, we will have a rocking session Reel and Real: The Politics of Truth, with such speakers as Satish Katyal, Producer of Kaum de Heere, Pradeep Bansal, Co-producer of Kaum de Heere, actors Isha Sharma, Raj Kakra and Sukhdeep Sukh.#Highlight12:At 3.15, our leaders will hold forth on The Making of a Politician: Making the Mandate Work. The speakers are Member of Parliament Dushyant Chautala, MLA Renuka Bishnoi and Haryana Congress Committee President Ashok Tanwar.#Highlight11:Why Politics Requires a Sense of Humour will be the nextsession’s subject to be addressed by comedian and Member of Parliament Bhagwant Mann at 2.45 pm.#Highlight10:Why Politics Requires a Sense of Humour will be the next session’s subject to be addressed by comedian and Member of Parliament Bhagwant Mann at 2.45 pm.#Highlight9:Singer Sukhwinder Singh will regale the audience in the session Wearing My Heart on My Sleeve: The Voice of Patriotism at 2.00 pm.#Highlight8:Actor Isha Gupta will tell us about her Bollywood journey in the session How I Made It at 12.30 pm.#Highlight7:With Indian cricket at the crossroads, following a severe beating at the hands of the English cricket team, former Indian cricketer Bishan Singh Bedi will speak on A New Innings: Fresh Guard for Indian Cricket at 12 noon.#Highlight6:At 10.45 am, national hockey team captain Sardara Singh will speak on the subject, to be followed by singer Hans Raj Hans, who will dwell on the subject at 11.30 am.#Highlight5:Actor Jimmy Shergill will hold forth on How I Made It at 10.15 am in the next session.#Highlight4:Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda will deliver the keynote address Great Expectations: And the Voters’ Short Fuse at 10 am.#Highlight3:India Today Group Synergy and Creative Officer Kalli Purie to deliver the welcome address at 9.45 am.#Highlight2:India Today Mind Rocks Youth Summit 2014 is being held at Taj Hotel, Chandigarh.#Highlight1:Welcome to India Today Mind Rocks Youth Summit 2014.#advertisementadvertisementadvertisementlast_img read more

Sachin Tendulkar’s autobiography to release on November 6

first_imgThe much-awaited autobiography of batting icon Sachin Tendulkar will hit the stands on November 6 with a high-profile release of the book in his home city Mumbai.The book, titled ‘Playing It My Way’, will be published worldwide by Hodder and Stoughton and by Hachette India in the Indian sub-continent.The book has been co-authored by renowned cricket historian Boria Majumdar.”I knew that agreeing to write my story would need me to be completely honest, as that’s the way I have always played the game. It would require talking about a number of aspects I have not shared in public before,” said Tendulkar in a press release issued by the publishers.”So here I am, at the end of my final innings, having taken that last walk back to the pavilion, ready to recount as many incidents as I can remember since first picking up a cricket bat as a child in Mumbai 35 years ago,” Tendulkar added.”My autobiography will be available on Nov 6th…Excited,” Tendulkar tweeted.The front cover of the book shows Tendulkar raising his bat while walking away from the field one last time after his knock of 74 against the West Indies at the Wankhede Stadium on November 15.last_img read more

PM Modi to celebrate his birthday with Chinese President Xi Jinping

first_imgNarendra ModiThe Gujarat BJP unit is gearing up to celebrate the 64th birthday of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who will visit the state on September 16 and 17. This is Modi’s first visit to the home state after he was sworn in as the PM in May.Modi, sources said, would celebrate his birthday on September 17 along with Chinese President Xi Jinping. Sources close to the PM said he would visit brother Pankaj’s house in Gandhinagar to seek his mother Hira Ba’s blessings.Every year, Modi meets his mother on his birthday. During his visit to Gujarat, Jinping will ink a pact with the state government to develop 10-sq-km industrial park in Sanand, around 70km from Ahmedabad.Coincidently, the bypoll results of the nine Assembly seats and Vadodara Lok Sabha constituency will be declared on September 16, a day before the PM’s birthday.Gujarat Chief Minister Anandiben Patel has urged voters and BJP workers to gift Modi by electing the party candidates in all 10 Assembly constituencies. Anticipating victory in all the Assembly segments, the saffron party has planned a grand celebration on September 16.Referring to the visit of Modi and Jinping, Patel said it was fortunate for the state that the two most powerful political leaders of Asia would be together in its soil. “During the Congress rule, chief ministers used to visit Delhi and they were given little importance. Now the time has changed. Not only Indian Prime Minister but even Chinese president is visiting the state,” she said.The upcoming industrial park in Sanand is expected to attract investments worth $1 billion, said sources in state department for industries. Sources said the integrated industrial park would have all facilities ranging from residences, recreational centres, hotels, schools, restaurants, banks and sports complexes.advertisementlast_img read more

Ranchi Rhinos pull out of Hockey India League for financial reasons

first_imgThere seems to be more trouble on the way for the Hockey India League. Just days after the Mumbai Magicians exited from the ambitious franchisebased competition, Ranchi Rhinos could also be on their way out.Winners of the first edition of the league, the Rhinos have cited ‘financial’ reasons for terminating the contract. According to sources, the owners had a tiff with Hockey India over the franchise fee.”The owners of Ranchi Rhinos wanted certain reduction in the fee structure. They were not getting the returns they had expected when they bought the franchise. When the discussions with Hockey India didn’t work out, they decided to withdraw from the league,” a source told MAIL TODAY.While there are reports that the federation is still trying to negotiate with the team owners, the players have already received an email from Hockey India stating that the team has ceased to exist. “We were shocked when we received the email. We had no clue that something like this will happen. We have not yet received any mail from the owners and are in the dark about the reasons for the withdrawal,” a Ranchi Rhinos player said.According to sources, the decision to pull the plug on the team was taken only recently. “Ranchi Rhinos did not plan to withdraw to start with. In fact, they were preparing for the next edition and were looking at possible players to purchase in the upcoming auction. But, when things didn’t work out with Hockey India, they decided to quit. Speculation about this was doing the rounds over the last few days,” he said.advertisementHowever, Hockey India secretary general Narinder Batra rubbished the reports and Ranchi Rhinos were still part of the league. “No team has pulled out. The Hockey India League will be held as per schedule next year and Ranchi will be part of it,” he told MAIL TODAY. Meanwhile, there are reports that Hockey India is planning to rope in two more teams into the league.last_img read more