Olympic quota secured, boxer Vikas Krishan plans to return to professional boxing in August-September
"The Olympics, as you know, have been postponed, so I am planning to go back to professional boxing by August-end or early September. By then, I hope international flights will resume and logistics can be worked out," Vikas said.
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Ahead of assembly polls, the BJP-led Haryana government on Monday announced Rs 4,750-crore interest and penalty waiver on crop loans taken from cooperative banks.
Uttar Pradesh: Man thrashed on suspicion of child abduction in Meerut's Shahjahanpur area; eight accused held
Eight people were arrested for allegedly thrashing a man on suspicion of being a child lifter in Shahjahanpur area in Meerut on Sunday
In the Lok Sabha election of 2014, BJP candidate Dharambir Singh was elected as an MP.
64-year-old debt-ridden Haryana farmer dies in prison; family demands loan waiver and job for next of kin
Nearly a fortnight after he was jailed in a cheque bounce case, a 64-year-old debt-ridden farmer collapsed in a prison in Bhiwani and died, officials said on Wednesday.
Haryana Jat community to hold peaceful protests at CM Manohar Lal Khattar's govt functions over quota stir
The All-India Jat Aarakshan Sangarsh Samiti had announced that it would be holding dharnas in Haryana from 16 August, 2018. They claimed that Khattar himself had assured them of withdrawing all the cases registered against the community leaders except for 45 cases.
Sundar Tanwar, father of Gold Coast Commonwealth Games bronze medallist boxer Naman, talks about his son's open stance, and his idol Akhil Kumar.
Farmers on Friday gathered at various places and blocked national highways in Haryana and Rajasthan as part of their nation-wide stir against the Mandsaur deaths.
A major tragedy was averted on Monday morning, when the engine and two coaches of Kalindi Express derailed after colliding with a goods train here. No one was injured.
Chandigarh: With bitter memories of large-scale violence fresh in the minds of people, Haryana was on high alert on Sunday as a section of the Jat community started fresh protests in some districts. Paramilitary forces and Haryana Police were monitoring the situation in Jat-dominated districts of Rohtak, Jhajjar, Jind, Bhiwani, Sonipat, Panipat and others.
Three persons have been arrested in connection with a case of alleged gangrape of a 21-year-old Dalit woman, Haryana police said.
Being India's only shot-putter in Rio, Inderjeet Singh is India's only hope in the sport. However, the twenty-eight-year-old will have to battle the odds if he has to win a medal.
While many internet Indians are mourning this great man’s death, the state of India’s boxing culture has remained mournful in the recent past.
The move follows an expose first on Twitter on 20 February, 2016, and through a Firstpost article pointing to Hooda’s role in the Jat quota stir.
Trains cancelled, highways blocked, shops looted: Jat quota stir paralyses life in Haryana as it enters eighth day
Chaos reigned in Haryana on Saturday with escalated violence in several areas as hooligans, who have joined ranks of Jat protesters, ran amok.
Firstpost visited Bhiwani district, which was Ajay Chautala’s Lok Sabha constituency in 2000 – the year of the JBT recruitment scam. Not surprisingly, Bhiwani became a ‘favoured district’ for selection of candidates for JBT.
Who’s to say that a clutch of medals the boxers in London won’t have an effect beyond Haryana? Haryana might become ‘Little Cuba’ yet, and India might yet learn to throw its punches properly.
The sleepy northern Indian town of Bhiwani is considered a mini Cuba, with dozens of boxers fighting it out hard in top national and international competitions. Images of boxers who are training hard in this small town.