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Pay money to get rid of your sins? Religion in India has become a business: The Aakar Patel column

May 29, 2016 at 13:32 | Source: FirstPost

Next year will mark the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation, when one man's protest changed Christianity in Europe.I was reminded of that by two stories published recently in India on the same day.On 25 May, in Andhra Pradesh, it was repo...

Discus throw champ Seema Punia clinches Rio Olympics berth

May 29, 2016 at 13:17 | Source: FirstPost

New Delhi: Asian Games discus throw gold medal winner Seema Punia hasqualified for the Rio Olympics with a 62.62-metre effort at the Pat Young's Throwers Classic 2016 at Salinas (California) in the United States.Seema,32, crossed the Rio Games qualif...

Suicide watch: What counsellors who work on the front lines have to say

May 29, 2016 at 12:17 | Source: FirstPost

If you look for news related to suicides in India, on just the first results' page, youre likely to come across a number of cases (there were no fewer than 10 on 27 May 2016, when this piece was written).In just a little over a month after the suicid...

A Madrid derby in Milan: Fate sets up a bloody Atletico-Real Champions League rematch

May 28, 2016 at 21:26 | Source: FirstPost

Note: This article has been republished before the UEFA Champions League final on 28 May. It was originally published on 5 May. Real Madrid. The most valuable club in world football. A club that's backed by the Spanish royalty itself. The titleReal, ...

World Boxing Championships: Sonia Lather wins silver in hard-fought summit clash

May 27, 2016 at 18:28 | Source: FirstPost

Astana: Indian boxer Sonia Lather (57kg) settled for a silver medal at the AIBA Women's World Championships after going down to top seed Alessia Mesiano of Italy in a hard-fought summit clash in Astana on Friday.The lone Indian boxer to make the meda...

Para athlete Saroha breaks own Asian record, wins gold at French Open Athletics Championship

May 26, 2016 at 21:33 | Source: FirstPost

New Delhi: Indian para athlete and Arjuna Awardee Amit Kumar Saroha from Haryana won the gold medal in men's club throw (F-51) at the recently concluded 2016 French Open Athletics Championship in Paris.The event was held on May 23 and 24.Amit's effor...

Punching away: Sonia Lather storms into final of World Boxing Championship

May 26, 2016 at 21:14 | Source: FirstPost

Astana (Kazakhstan): Sonia Lather (57kg) stood just one win away from ending India's six-year-old gold medal drought at the AIBA Women's World Boxing Championship as she advanced to final after outpunching Kazakhstan's Aizhan Khojabekova in the last-...

Glimmer of hope: Coral reefs may survive bleaching in deeper environments, finds study

May 26, 2016 at 15:09 | Source: FirstPost

Sydney: Offering a glimmer of hope to those managing the impact of bleaching on the world's coral reefs, a new UN report has found that part of the ecosystem may survive in barely known deeper environments, known as mesophotic coral ecosystems (MCEs)...

Shooting World Cup: Heena Sidhu misses qualification for final berth by a solitary point

May 26, 2016 at 14:47 | Source: FirstPost

Munich: Heena Sidhu shot well for a 384 out of 400 in the women's 10m air pistol qualification round on Wednesday, but missed out on a final berth by a single point on the concluding day of the Shooting (Rifle/Pistol) World Cup.Heena finished 12th ou...

More drug shame: 14 Russian athletes from Beijing Olympics fail dope tests, officials vow action

May 25, 2016 at 14:46 | Source: FirstPost

Moscow: Russia's Olympic Committee (ROC) said on Tuesday that 14 of its 2008 Beijing Olympics athletes have testedpositive for doping in new tests of their samples given during the Games."Fourteen Russian athletes in three disciplines gave a pos...

I-League-ISL slugfest harming Indian football: Sentiment won't save the old clubs

May 25, 2016 at 12:55 | Source: FirstPost

Indian footballs biggest dust-up got drowned in the din of election results, though the dust has not settled on some of its teething issues.At the heart of the protests are generation-old clubs from football crazy states of Goa and Bengal and the fut...

World Boxing Championship: Sonia Lather assured of medal, lone Indian to make semis

May 24, 2016 at 19:25 | Source: FirstPost

Astana: Former Asian silver-medallist Sonia Lather (57kg) was the lone Indian boxer to make the semifinals and assure herself of a medal at the AIBA Women's World Championships even as four others lost their quarterfinal bouts in Astana on Tuesday.So...

IPL 9: Sunrisers' late dip in form highlights problems with middle-order, team composition

May 23, 2016 at 16:43 | Source: FirstPost

Sunrisers Hyderabad mission IPL reached the next stage, with the team making the playoffs, despite a loss to Kolkata Knight Riders last night at the Eden Gardens. On a dry crumbling surface, Sunil Narine and Kuldeep Yadav left the Sunrisers groping f...

Silver lining: Lingard thunderbolt fires Manchester United to FA Cup glory

May 22, 2016 at 09:47 | Source: FirstPost

London, United Kingdom:Jesse Lingard's extra-time thunderbolt earned Manchester United a record-equalling 12th FA Cup as Louis van Gaal's side came from behind to defeat Crystal Palace 2-1 in Saturday's final at Wembley.In a rematch of the 1990 final...

Will Congress survive after 2019? 10 key factors party insiders feel it needs to turn the tide

May 21, 2016 at 20:16 | Source: FirstPost

Will the Congress survive after the 2019 General Election?Thats the biggest question facing the grand old party of India, as it lost yet another stateAssamin the recently concluded Assembly elections.The signs are imminent. From ruling the Centre and...

WFI back-tracking from its promise of conducting a trial before Rio Olympics: Sushil Kumar

May 21, 2016 at 18:31 | Source: FirstPost

New Delhi:Two-time Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar on Saturday said that the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) has gone back on its words to conduct a trial in men's 74kg freestyle category before the Rio Games to decide who between him and Narsingh...

Secret Service shoots gun-wielding man near White House | Reuters

May 21, 2016 at 06:30 | Source: FirstPost

WASHINGTON A U.S. Secret Service agent shot a man who brandished a gun near the White House on Friday while President Barack Obama was out golfing, and the man was taken to a hospital in critical condition, officials said.The Secret Service, which pr...

U.S. Secret Service shoots gun-wielding man near White House | Reuters

May 21, 2016 at 03:45 | Source: FirstPost

WASHINGTON A U.S. Secret Service agent shot a man who brandished a gun near the White House on Friday while President Barack Obama was out golfing, and the man was taken to a hospital in critical condition, officials said.The Secret Service, which pr...

Indian 4x100 women's relay team break 18-year-old national record in Beijing

May 19, 2016 at 00:38 | Source: FirstPost

Beijing:The Indian 4x100m women's relay team broke the 18-year-old national record to finish in 4th position at the IAAF World Challenge in Beijing on Wednesday.The 4x100m women relay team comprising Dutee Chand, Srabani Nanda, HM Jyoti and Merlin Jo...

Last chance for Olympic qualification: Mary Kom among Indian boxers vying at World Boxing Championship

May 18, 2016 at 17:49 | Source: FirstPost

Astana, Kazakhstan:Five-time champion Indian star M C Mary Kom (51kg) will take on Sweden's Juliana Soderstrom in her opening bout of a highly competitive World Women's Boxing Championship where only three of her compatriots were given seedings in As...

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