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Knockout berths for Pankaj Advani, Kamal Chawla

Pankaj Advani.

Barring the occasional smirk, head shake or raising of eyebrows, Pankaj Advani gives away little in terms of emotions when at the table.

Home boys close in on knockout berths

Kamal Chawla

As the temperature dropped inside the Sree Kanteerava Indoor Stadium, players turned up the heat at the tables on Day Three of the IBSF World Snooker Championships here on Friday.

Manan Chandra whips up the excitement at Worlds

Vidya Pillai in action.	— R. Samuel

The imposing Sree Kanteerava Indoor Stadium with its faulty air conditioners is unusually warm for a snooker venue.

Marathas take the honours

Agnieszka Radwanska of Pune Marathas

Marcos Baghdatis-led Pune Marathas produced a late surge to down the Bangalore Raptors 25-24 in a Champions Tennis League match decided by a super-tie on Thursday.

Manipuri student assaulted, three arrested

A Manipuri student who came to the rescue of a girl being harassed by eve-teasers was allegedly assaulted by them at a locality here in the second such recent incident involving a youth from the north

Commonwealth scientists meet in Bengaluru November 25

Just like the summit meeting of heads of states, the most high-profile scientists from Commonwealth countries will meet in Bengaluru for three days beginning November 25 to address common challenges l

Raptors eye tournaround

Venus Wllliams

For tennis enthusiasts in Bengaluru, 2014 has been a standout year.

Pankaj Advani, Chawla open with wins

Pankaj Advani attempts a shot against Malaysia’s Keen Hoo Moh in their Round One match.	 — R. SAMUEL

Playing his first competitive snooker match since June, title favourite Pankaj Advani got off to a slow start on the opening day of the IBSF World Snooker Championships at the Sree Kanteerava Indoor S

‘Wish the ladies had a pro tour like the men’

With her blonde locks neatly tied back in a ponytail, dressed in black with the white in her doubled-coloured waistcoat providing the only other shade, Wendy Jans looked like a businesswoman in a hurr

Infosys co-founders’ boost to startups

Infosys’ co-founders, S.D. Shibulal and S. Gopal-krishnan, on Tuesday launched Axilor Ventures, a business incubator and platform for supporting innovation and entrepreneurship.

When our public sector is much in news whether it involves privatisation or disinvestment, it is worth recalling whether they are good corporate citizens, especially when they are monopolies.

How many deaths will it take to realise that too many young women in their prime have needlessly died?