India all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja was among the 19 names recommended for the Arjuna Award while para-athlete Deepa Malik was chosen for India's highest sporting honour, the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award. Wrestler Bajrang Punia was also recommended for the Khel Ratna as was reported by IANS on Friday.

Dhoni plays cricket with kids in Leh, picture goes viral Aug 17 2019

Former India captain M.S. Dhoni has completed his two-week stint with the Territorial Army in Jammu and Kashmir. A picture of him playing cricket with kids in a basketball court on a cemented pitch has been going viral on social media.

'The great gold bull market has begun' Aug 17 2019

Gold prices have hit a record high amid a rush for safe haven assets owing to the fears of a recession. Goehring & Rozencwajg, a research firm which focuses on investments in natural resources, says the great gold bull market has begun.

Jaitley in critical state, several leaders visit AIIMS Aug 17 2019

Former Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, who has been put on life support at the AIIMS hospital here, is in a critical condition, hospital sources said on Saturday.

PM Modi reaches Bhutan on two-day state visit Aug 17 2019

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Bhutan on Saturday on a two-day state visit during which he will hold talks with Bhutanese leaders to further deepen bilateral ties between the two countries.

Jagan calls for catalysing US-Andhra economic ties Aug 17 2019

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy has urged the US-India Business Council (USIBC) to work with his government to identify '5 big ideas' to catalyse the US-Andhra Pradesh economic partnership.

Kashmir: The Parallels Between 1989 & 2019 Aug 17 2019

The separatist, Islamist movement in Kashmir today finds its dreams of either merging with Pakistan or full "azadi" in tatters. “Kashmir kabhi nahin banega Pakistan”, is the refrain of most conversations in private.

Women with sleep apnea at increased risk of cancer: Study Aug 17 2019

Women with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) appear to be at an elevated risk of getting cancer than men with the condition, warn researchers.

More than Rs 1 lakh crore in PMJDY accounts Aug 17 2019

More than Rs 1 lakh crore have been deposited in over 36 crore bank accounts opened under the Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana (PMJDY), reveals an RTI.