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Kohli most tweeted about Indian male athlete, overtakes Dhoni, Rohit

15 Dec 2020

Kohli most tweeted about Indian male athlete, overtakes Dhoni, Rohit

The captain of Indian cricket team, Virat Kohli, has emerged as the most talked about Indian male athlete on social media platform, Twitter, in 2020.

I'm not Zaira Wasim: Babita Phogat, after tweets spark controversy

17 Apr 2020

I'm not Zaira Wasim: Babita Phogat, after tweets spark controversy

Wrestler Babita Phogat, who joined Bharatiya Janata Party in 2019, slammed her critics on Twitter this morning after one of her posts regarding Tablighi Jamaat sparked a controversy.

'Dangal' biggest blockbuster; Salman and Sunny Leone most searched celebrities

03 Dec 2019

'Dangal' biggest blockbuster; Salman and Sunny Leone most searched celebrities

Aamir Khan's Dangal has been crowned as the biggest blockbuster of the decade, according to Yahoo India's Year in Review (YIR) rankings, released today.

'Nach Baliye 9': Geeta Phogat to take part with husband?

25 Jun 2019

'Nach Baliye 9': Geeta Phogat to take part with husband?

Popular dance reality show Nach Baliye is all set to enter its 9th installment.

Impressed with 'Dangal', South Korea's First Lady to meet Phogat-family

09 Jul 2018

Impressed with 'Dangal', South Korea's First Lady to meet Phogat-family

South Korean First Lady Kim Jung-sook has invited the Phogat family for tea in New Delhi during her visit to India.

Haryana puts on hold '33%-income' demand from sportspersons after outcry

08 Jun 2018

Haryana puts on hold '33%-income' demand from sportspersons after outcry

Hours after notifying a controversial rule demanding government-employed sportspersons to pay up 33% of their 'commercial' earnings, the Haryana government has put it on hold.

3 Phogat sisters allowed to enter wrestling camp, Babita ignored

24 May 2018

3 Phogat sisters allowed to enter wrestling camp, Babita ignored

There was some respite for the Phogat sisters Geeta, Ritu and Sangeeta after they were allowed to enter the wrestling camp for the upcoming Asian Games.

All four 'indisciplined' Phogat sisters dropped from camp by WFI

17 May 2018

All four 'indisciplined' Phogat sisters dropped from camp by WFI

Owing to their regular tantrums and indiscipline, the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) dropped all four Phogat sisters from the National camp for the Asian games.

India dominate Commonwealth Wrestling Championships

17 Dec 2017

India dominate Commonwealth Wrestling Championships

Indian contingent, at the Commonwealth Wrestling Championships in Johannesburg, is making the country proud yet again.

Ghoonghat: The 'pride' of Haryana? Government faces flak

28 Jun 2017

Ghoonghat: The 'pride' of Haryana? Government faces flak

The Haryana government has landed in a controversy. Krishi Samvad, a supplement of the government's monthly Haryana Samvad magazine, has published a questionable ad.

'Dangal' becomes fifth highest grossing non-English movie ever

14 Jun 2017

'Dangal' becomes fifth highest grossing non-English movie ever

'Dangal' is breaking one record after the other. It is now the fifth highest-grossing non-English movie ever.

Dangal becomes second Indian film to cross Rs. 1000cr mark

15 May 2017

Dangal becomes second Indian film to cross Rs. 1000cr mark

Aamir Khan's Dangal became the second Indian film, after Baahubali 2, to cross the Rs. 1,000 crore mark worldwide.

Phogat sisters to open academy in Bengaluru

26 Feb 2017

Phogat sisters to open academy in Bengaluru

In an attempt to empower more women in the country, the Phogat sisters are planning to establish a wrestling academy in Nandi Hills in Bengaluru.

Centre prepared to provide security to Zaira Wasim

18 Jan 2017

Centre prepared to provide security to Zaira Wasim

Minister of State for Home, Kiren Rijiju, on Wednesday said that Dangal child actor Zaira Wasim can be provided security if the same is recommended by the J&K government.

Dangal actress trolled, apologized, then deleted the post

16 Jan 2017

Dangal actress trolled, apologized, then deleted the post

Dangal actress Zaira, who played the role of Geeta Phogat, tendered an apology in the form of a Facebook-post earlier today. She later deleted her post.

Parts of Dangal are fictional: Aamir Khan

31 Dec 2016

Parts of Dangal are fictional: Aamir Khan

Replying to the criticism of Geeta Phogat's former coach PR Sondhi, Bollywood actor Aamir Khan has said that some part of the movie 'Dangal' were fictionalized.

Legal trouble for Dangal over coach's portrayal

27 Dec 2016

Legal trouble for Dangal over coach's portrayal

Piara Ram Sondhi is seeking legal action against film makers of 'Dangal' for wrongly portraying the character of the coach, which is loosely based on him.

'Dangal' based on Geeta Phogat's life releases today

23 Dec 2016

'Dangal' based on Geeta Phogat's life releases today

Dangal, a biopic based on the life of wrestler Geeta Phogat has released today across India.

Normalcy returns to Kashmir after 4-month struggle

20 Nov 2016

Normalcy returns to Kashmir after 4-month struggle

The situation in Kashmir began to return to normal after 4 months of intense protests; sources said separatists called for a relaxation of protests for this weekend.

Now, LeT targets banks in Kashmir

28 Oct 2016

Now, LeT targets banks in Kashmir

Posters have sprung up across Kashmir asking all banks to shut their branches, in line with the Hurriyat protest and do business only after 5 PM.

Seventeen govt. schools in Kashmir burnt in unrest

27 Oct 2016

Seventeen govt. schools in Kashmir burnt in unrest

At least one school in each of Kashmir's ten districts were burnt or suffered damages in fires amid the unrest over the last three-and-a-half months.

Geeta Phogat appointed DSP in Haryana Police

20 Oct 2016

Geeta Phogat appointed DSP in Haryana Police

India's first woman wrestler to win a gold at the Commonwealth Games Geeta Phogat, was appointed as Deputy Superintendent of Police in Haryana Police.