Rathore, Tendulkar lead accolades for Chhetri

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New Delhi, Jun 5 (PTI) The Indian sporting fraternity, led by sports minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore and cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar, today hailed the national football team skipper Sunil Chhetri for his "super achievement" of playing 100 matches for the country. Chhetri became only the second Indian footballer after former captain Bhaichung Bhutia to feature in 100 matches for the country. The landmark game was the one against Kenya in the... Read More

Sunil Chhetri bags double honour at BFC Awards night

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Bengaluru, May 18 (PTI) It was double glory for skipper Sunil Chhetri as he was named Bengaluru FC's top scorer for the fifth season in a row besides bagging the Players' Player of The Year award at the club's Annual Awards night here. Chhetri claimed the top scorer award with 24 goals across three competitions, ahead of teammate Miku, who had 20 against his name. Chhetri also scored in Bengaluru FC's... Read More

Sunil Chhetri tips India to lift U-19 cricket World Cup trophy

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Kolkata, Feb 2 (PTI) Indian football captain Sunil Chhetri today picked the U-19 cricket team as favourites to win the World Cup final against Australia tomorrow. "I watched them play against Pakistan. They are really good and deserve to be favourites going into the final. I wish them all the best," the Bengaluru FC captain told reporters on the eve of his side's Indian Super League fixture against ATK. Read More

Kalimpong Boxer Milan Subba drops out from the National Boxing Championship in the 2nd round; Says Hills Boxers can do well if promoted

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KALIMPONG, 1 FEBRUARY 2018: Kalimpong Boxer Milan Subba dropped out of the National Boxing Championship in the 2nd round. The championship was held at Bangalore. Addressing the media today in Kalimpong he said that he had won the first match but unfortunately he lost in the 2nd round to a boxer from Madhya Pradesh. He said that winning and losing was part of every game. The important thing was... Read More

JUST IN: Trilok Subba appointed Indian Taekwondo Team Coach

5 months ago Ashap Lama 0
KALIMPONG, 12 JANUARY 2018: Trilok Subba has been appointed as the National Taekwondo Team Coach by the Taekwondo Federation of India. The Indian National Taekwondo Team will be participating in the 18th Asian Games Taekwondo Invitational Tournament to be held in Jakarta, Indonesia from 10th to 13th February.  Read More

Trilok Subba wins Gold at 12th International Open Taekwondo Championship

6 months ago Himalayan Beacon News Desk 0
THE HIMALAYAN BEACON KALIMPONG NEWS BUREAU KALIMPONG, 2 JANUARY 2018: Trilok Subba won a Gold Medal at the 12th International Open Taekwondo Championship held at Nepal today. He was competing in the Individual Poomsae Event. The Championship is being organised by Origan West Coast Taekwondo USA in collaboration with Itahari Taekwondo Association. The Medal Read More

Sushil Ghaley beats Narang to win men’s 5m rifle prone gold

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Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 21 (PTI) Army Marksmanship Unit's Sushil Ghaley beat Olympic bronze medallist Gagan Narang to clinch the men's 50m Rifle Prone gold at the 61st National Shooting Championship Competitions here today. Ghaley won the gold in a new national finals record score of 249.6. Narang bagged th silver with a score of 246.6 while Rio Olympian Chain Singh won the bronze, logging 225.4. Earlier, Ghaley had come third in the... Read More

Tilok Subba wins Gold for India in 2nd India International Taekwondo Championship

6 months ago Himalayan Beacon News Desk 2
KALIMPONG, 22 DECEMBER 2017: Trilok Subba won Gold Medal for India in 2nd India International Taekwondo Championship being held at Khudiram Anushilan Kendra, Kolkata. He won the medal in the Masters Individual Poomsae Taekwondo event. He was the only participant from Kalimpong district to represent India. Silver medal in the Masters Individual Poomsae Taekwondo event went to Indonesian while the Bronze medal went again to India. Read More

Hills Students Run for Unity

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BY FATHER C.M. PAUL DARJEELING, 16 DECEMBER 2017: Heeding to the central government call to foster and reinforce the government’s dedication to preserve and strengthen unity, integrity and security of the nation by organizing Run for Unity, Salesian College Sonada organised mini Marathon for boys and girls on 16th December 2017. The run which Read More

We can’t take Myanmar lightly – Sunil Chhetri

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Margao, Nov 12 (PTI) Captain Sunil Chhetri today said that India’s AFC Asian Cup qualifiers rivals Myanmar were no pushovers and his side will not take the visitors lightly in their encounter on Tuesday. Despite being the sole team from Group A to have already qualified for the AFC Asian Cup UAE 2019, the players Read More

Shiva Thapa in semi-final of National Boxing Championship

8 months ago PTI 0
Visakhapatnam, Oct 28 (PTI) Defending champion Shiva Thapa was assured of a second successive National Championship medal after he advanced to the semi-finals of the event here today. The World Championships bronze-medallist, who is representing Assam, defeated Andhra Pradesh’s V Durga Rao in his quarterfinal bout to enter the last-four stage. The three-time Asian Championships Read More

De Matos can continue as coach if he wants: AIFF chief Patel

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By Philem Dipak Singh Kolkata, Oct 26 (PTI) India U-17 and U-19 football teams head coach Luis Norton de Matos can continue with his job if he wants, All India Football Federation President Praful Patel said today. Portuguese de Matos was at the helm of affairs of the Indian side that played in the FIFA Read More

Asia Cup final: India beat Malaysia to end decade long wait

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Dhaka, Oct 22 (PTI) India today ended their 10-year wait for continental triumph beating a gutsy Malaysia 2-1 in the final of the Asia Cup Hockey Championship — their third title in the tournament’s history. India, which won the Asia Cup last time in 2007 in Chennai, scored from field efforts through Ramandeep Singh (3rd Read More

Anshu Jamsenpa scales Mount Everest for the 4th time

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Guwahati 16th May 2017: Anshu Jamsenpa, the Indian Mountaineer from Arunachal Pradesh conquered Mount Everest world’s highest peak on Tuesday morning at 9am IST again for the fourth time. The mountaineer has earlier scaled Mount Everest thrice. The mother of two teenage children, Anshu scaled Mount Everest twice in May 2011 and again scaled the Everest on May 18, 2013. Anshu’s double ascent expedition was flagged off this year... Read More

Dalai Lama bless Anshu Jamsenpa – Flags off Double Ascend Mt Everest Expedition 2017

1 year ago Himalayan Beacon News Desk 0
Guwahati 4th April 2017: Anshu Jamsenpa, the Indian Mountaineer from Arunachal Pradesh had a special audience with His Holiness The Dalai Lama at Radisson Blue Guwahati. His Holiness having known her several mountaineering feats to her credit said, 'your achievement is the testimony of your hard work, firm determination and a strong belief in yourself”. His Holiness hugged her warmly and blessed her when Anshu sought blessings for her... Read More