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Keeping it simple is the best way

Published on 25-Sep-2016

It is always sensible to force the exchange of pieces when you have an extra pawn or piece rather than try to finish the game......

This week

Published on 25-Sep-2016
A B de Villiers' fitness will be a worry when South Africa play Australia in an ODI series this week.

The first Test between India and New Zealand is scheduled to end at Kanpur on Monday. The second Test begins at Kolkata from Friday...

Pepping up Manchester City

Published on 25-Sep-2016
 Pep Guardiola. Reuters Photo.

With dead-eyed efficiency, Pep Guardiola has hit the ground running as Manchester City manager, ruthlessly clearing his squad...

Doctor aims to soar high

Published on 25-Sep-2016
up and over: Khyati Vakharia has overcome a serious knee injury to be the leading lady on the Indian pole vault scene. dh photo/ kishor kumar bolar

Pole vaulters rarely make news in a big way in India. They operate in near isolation, trying to raise the bar in quiet pursuit...

Lessons aplenty from big bashes

Published on 25-Sep-2016
Deepa Malik. PTI Photo.

It's been a long, emotional summer in Rio. The confident, booming country that was awarded the right to host the Games back...

Rough ride for women

Published on 25-Sep-2016
tough task: Susie Wolff came close to making an entry into Formula One but could not take the final step.

When Formula One returned from its summer break for the Belgian Grand Prix on August 28, a series that used...

A game of precise calculations

Published on 17-Sep-2016

Playing a chess game needs precise calculation without wasting moves as the opponent then gains advantage. Beginners tend...

A shop to solve prosthetic issues

Published on 17-Sep-2016
on the job Technicians at the Rio Games village work on prosthetic legs at a free repair workshop in Rio de Janeiro. NYT

Saws buzzed, drills rattled and sewing machines hummed as Victor Scody, a swimmer from Mauritius, wandered into the Paralympic repair...

Setting his own mark

Published on 17-Sep-2016
 Stanislas Wawrinka of Switzerland celebrates match point during his against Novak Djokovic of Serbia on day fourteen of the 2016 U.S. Reuters Photo.

After being raised on a Swiss farm, Stanislas Wawrinka took quite some time to feel as though he belonged in the grandest cities...

Force India defies odds

Published on 17-Sep-2016
on the right track Since their entry into the F1 series in 2008, Force India has made a steady climb up the standings from a lowly 10th in the first season to currently being placed fifth in the ongoing season. Reuters

When Vijay Mallya, the embattled businessman, bought a failing Formula One team in 2007, few paddock insiders took him seriously...

Photo Gallery
Army personnel arrive to help flood affected people in Hyderabad...

Army personnel arrive to help flood affected people in Hyderabad...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi with BJP President Amit Shah wave to the crowd at public rally...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi with BJP President Amit Shah wave to the crowd at public rally...

Thangavelu Mariyappan who won the gold in the Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro...

Thangavelu Mariyappan who won the gold in the Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro...

A view of regular traffic during relaxation given by authorities and separatists from strike...

A view of regular traffic during relaxation given by authorities and separatists from strike...

A truck hangs mid-air after breaking the railing of a road bridge over Manjira river in Medak...

A truck hangs mid-air after breaking the railing of a road bridge over Manjira river in Medak...

Cricketer M.S. Dhoni at the launch of refurbished edition of Maruti Suzuki's Alto 800...

Cricketer M.S. Dhoni at the launch of refurbished edition of Maruti Suzuki's Alto 800...

An artist takes selfie with other artists in Ahmedabad on Saturday...

An artist takes selfie with other artists in Ahmedabad on Saturday...

Indian Space Research Organisation's PSLV-C35 ready to be launch on Saturday with SCATSAT-1...

Indian Space Research Organisation's PSLV-C35 ready to be launch on Saturday with SCATSAT-1...

People participate in a protest by Maratha Karnti Morcha against Kopardi Rape case in Nashik...

People participate in a protest by Maratha Karnti Morcha against Kopardi Rape case in Nashik...

Soldier carrying weapon at a location near the Indo-Pak border in Jammu...

Soldier carrying weapon at a location near the Indo-Pak border in Jammu...

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