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No 'special treatment' for jailed Pistorius on 28th birthday

Oscar Pistorious is serving a five-year prison sentence for murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. Photo: AP/ File

Paralympic star Oscar Pistorius, who is serving a five-year prison sentence for murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, has turned 28 and is expected to receive no special treatment.

Kidambi Srikanth in semi-final, Saina Nehwal bows out

Young Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth continued his rampaging run in Kowloon to set up a semi-final clash with top seeded Chinese Chen Long even as Saina Nehwal suffered a stunning loss in the women’

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.

Boxing India to issue show cause notice to Sarita Devi’s husband, coach

With pressure from AIBA, Boxing India is about to issue show cause notice boxer L Sarita Devi's husband, coach for unauthorised

Under pressure from AIBA, Boxing India (BI) on Friday said it has decided to issue a show cause notice to boxer Sarita Devi's husband and personal coach for their unauthorised presence at the ringside

Mary Kom’s boxing academy gets financial muscle

Mary Kom

Mary Kom’s proposed boxing academy in Imphal received a financial boost after Edelweiss Tokio Life Insurance Company Limited gave her a cheque of `5 lakh as part of the company’s initiative towards cr

Saina Nehwal, K. Srikanth march on, curtains for P.V. Sindhu

Saina Nehwal

Shuttlers Saina Nehwal and K.

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?