India will host the 2023 Men’s Hockey World Cup

The International Hockey Federation (FIH) recently announced that India will host the Men’s Hockey World Cup in 2023. The event will be hosted from January 13 to 29. Spain and the Netherlands have been named as the co-host of the 2022 Women’s World Cup scheduled to be held from July 1 to 22. About International Hockey Federation (FIH): It is the international governing body of field hockey and indoor fieldRead More

Rishabh Pant

Rishabh Pant becomes the fastest Indian Wicket-keeper to claim 50 dismissals

Young Rishabh Pant became the fastest Indian wicket-keeper to claim 50 dismissals in Test cricket, surpassing former India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni. The 21-year-old wicket-keeper batsman on Sunday claimed his 50th victim in his 11th Test while Dhoni had taken 15 Tests to touch the milestone. Pant took an easy catch to dismiss West Indies’ Kraigg Brathwaite off an Ishant Sharma delivery in the second innings of the hosts inRead More

Arun Jaitley

Feroz Shah Kotla will be renamed as Arun Jaitley Stadium

The Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA) on 27th August 2019 has announced that it will rename Feroz Shah Kotla Cricket Stadium as Arun Jaitley Stadium. The renaming will take place on September 12. The function will be held at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium. On the same day, a stand will be named after India captain Virat Kohli as it was announced earlier. During his tenure as DDCA president, Arun Jaitley had got developedRead More

Ranveer Duggal

Ranveer Duggal wins bronze medal in World U-16 Snooker Championship

Ranveer Duggal has won the bronze medal in the IBSF World U-16 Snooker Championship in Tyumen, Russia. Ranveer Duggal, who is 15 years old, is the first Chandigarh junior player to achieve the feat. About Ranveer Duggal: He is the youngest player at the age of six years to play in national pool championship in Ludhiana in 2011 before becoming the Chandigarh junior and sub-junior champion in 2015. In 2016,Read More

P V Sindhu

P.V. Sindhu becomes first Indian to win Badminton World Championships gold

P.V Sindhu has become the first Indian to win Badminton World Championships gold. P.V. Sindhu created history by defeating Nozomi Okuhara of Japan in the final match of Badminton World Championships that was played on 25th August 2019. P.V Sindhu won the finals by 21-7 21-7 and the match lasted just 38 minutes. This was Sindhu’s fifth World Championships medal. P V Sindhu is the only woman Singles player in the worldRead More

Current Affairs March 2015 – National, Regional, Sports

Current Affairs March 2015       Current Affairs March 2015 – National Land Acquisition (amendment) Bill, 2015 passed in Lok Sabha. Union Ministry of Finance approved 1500 crore rupees for AP Capital construction Indian Railways has signed an MoU with LIC for implementing Railway projects British Irish Visa Scheme came into effect in India. Supreme Court of India thrashed Union Government’s decision to include Jats in the Central OBCRead More

Current Affairs February 2015 – Sports

Current Affairs February 2015 – Sports AB de Villiers of South Africa scores fastest 150 runs in ODI format. against West Indies in  World Cup 2015 at Sydney, Australia. He took 64 deliveries to reach 150 runs. He beat the previous record of Australian Shane Watson by 19 balls. He struck 162 not out in just 66 balls. New-zealand Cricketing Legend Martin David Crowe inducted into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame. Ranchi RaysRead More

Sports Current Affairs January 2015

Sports Current Affairs January 2015 Tennis – Australian Open 2015 Men’s Singles : Novak Djokovic defeated Andy Murray Women’s Singles : Serena Williams defeated Maria Sharapova Men’s Doubles :  Simone Bolelli /  Fabio Fognini defeated Pierre-Hugues Herbert /  Nicolas Mahut Women’s Doubles : Bethanie Mattek-Sands/ Lucie Safarova defeated Chinese-Taiwan pair Zheng Jie and  Chan Yung-jan                                 Mixed Doubles:  Indo-Swiss pair Leander Paes and Martina Hingis defeated Daniel Nestor and Kristina Mladenovic Leander Paes won Australian Open 2015 Mixed Doubles Titles. This was the 15th GrandRead More