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In PIX: WB honours its legends with Banga Vibhushan award
Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday presented the Banga Vibhushan awards to 13 luminaries from various fields. The legends who received the Banga Vibhusan - the highest civilian award of......
For whom the torch burns
The business of image building does not mean plastering the streets with cloth banners sporting a corporate logo. Image building does not mean elbowing out the deserving by flashing a cheque book......
The making of India's U-19 World Cup hero Raj Bawa
Raj Bawa's grandfather was an Olympic hockey gold medallist. His father honed the skills of Yuvraj Singh. 'When he was a kid, Raj kept watching Yuvraj, who would come for his nets at the academy......
Former India hockey player Balbir Singh Jr dies
Balbir Singh Junior, who was a member of the silver medal-winning 1958 Asian Games Indian hockey team, died at the age of 88, his daughter Mandeep Samra said on Tuesday. He is survived by his......
SEE: India's first Olympic GOLD as an independent nation
IMAGE: The Indian hockey team routed hosts Britain 4-0 in the final to win the gold medal at the 1948 London Olympic Games. All Photographs: Kind courtesy Official Instagram page of Team India......
July 29, 1980: When 'The Babes of Indian Hockey' struck gold in Moscow
'If we had not won the gold medal, then hockey would have suffered in India.' 'There would have been so much negativity if we came back empty-handed.'Hockey greats Vasudevan Baskaran, M M Somaya......
Pillay rakes up Bharat Ratna debate again
Dhyan Chand should be bestowed with Bharat Ratna: Dhanraj Pillay IMAGE: Dhanraj Pillay. Photograph: Twitter. Former India hockey captain Dhanraj Pillay, on Tuesday, said that the legendary......
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