Saturday, 1 October, 2022

Topic: cycling

SAI terminates contract of coach who faces ‘improper behaviour’ charge from woman cyclist

The national sports body has formed a committee to probe the allegation; senior woman cyclist said coach misbehaved in a training camp in Slovenia.

Pakistani cyclist Samar Khan reached K2. But media and others sunk low with sexist attacks

Samar Khan just made history by becoming the first Pakistani to cycle to the K2 base camp, the second highest mountain in the world.

Olympic gold is all about doing little things. Abhinav Bindra to Anna Kiesenhofer in Tokyo

Saurabh Chowdhary and Manu Bhaker, India’s shooters at Tokyo, went through an experience similar to Abhinav Bindra’s Athens 2004 outing.

How cycling has become India’s greatest Covid lockdown love affair

Many cycling enthusiasts find it a great way to ward off the loneliness and claustrophobia that came with the Covid lockdown, while others are making the most of clean air.

How cities are promoting walking & cycling to reach work post-Covid

Major cities like London and Paris are trying to encourage active traveling with new cycle lanes and cycle-to-work schemes to reduce pollution post-lockdown.

Ivanka Trump thinks Jyoti Kumari’s story will inspire Indians, but it should shame us

When 15-year-old Jyoti Kumari took her ailing father on her bicycle and drove 1,200 kms over seven days, she didn’t know she would become a global celebrity.

With few biscuit packets and no map, Mahesh cycled 1,700 km in 7 days to get home in Odisha

Mahesh Jena, a 20-year-old worker in Sangli, Maharashtra, chose a perilous journey home over uncertainty & confusion that's gripped the migrant community.

20-year-old Indian woman becomes the fastest Asian to cycle the globe

Pune's Vedangi Kulkarni pedalled up to 300 km a day in 14 countries for 159 days to achieve the feat.

On Camera


Wild elephants monitored under thermal UAVs in Maharashtra | RESQ Charitable Trust

We monitored wild elephants, leopards in villages with thermal drones first time in Maharashtra

Whether it's monitoring wildlife, mitigating conflict, capturing of wildlife on field, UAVs are effective tools to complement existing on-ground efforts.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.


File photo of former Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria after flying a MiG-21 of 51 Squadron at the Srinagar airbase | ANI

Famed IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman’s MiG-21 Squadron bows out from Srinagar today

Known as the ‘Sword Arms’, number-plating of the squadron was done Friday. It has made way for MiG-29s to be the new 'guardian of the Valley'.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.