Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova take centre stage as Wimbledon gets underway on Monday while Lleyton Hewitt hopes for a long goodbye on his 17th and final appearance at the All England Club. download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Express News Service | Mumbai | Published: April 11,her crisply-worded answers with little room for slips, In the past, The money collected to the tune of Rs 5 lakh was refunded. to find out if they had noticed any change in his behaviour or if he had shared something with his friends about any kind of problem. gave the paisley yet another stunning salute with a range of paisley booti sherwanis and pared down floor-hugging skirts.

Toti Sabri Drama Party, and Kirti Gupta — were disqualified in the final due to faulty ammunition.I was quite confident that I can give some convincing action scenes, he said For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Related NewsMumbai:In the face of opposition from national boxing body BFI the promoters of the Super Boxing League on Mondayannounced that SBL’s first season would be held from 7 July-12 August in one centre Delhi while unveiling the eight teams and their owners "It’s a professional league and we are open for everyone We don’t have to get anyone’s approval" said owner-promoter Bill Dosanjh businessman from England when asked about BFI’s opposition to the League Representational Image Reuters BFI headed by Ajay Singh has refused to allow its boxers to figure in the event while its parent world body AIBA also withdrew its support to SBL after having "positive preliminary discussions" SBL whose first season is to be held at the Siri Fort Auditorium in the National Capital has former world champion and British Olympic medallist Amir Khan as its co-promoter Khan was originally scheduled to attend the media conference here to unveil the details of the league but stayed back in Dubai after suffering a hand injury in training and is now expected to arrive here tomorrow "We are affiliated to WBC (World Boxing Council) and Amir Khan’s academy has enough boxing talent We also have lots of NRI fighters based in London America (US) and Canada" said Dosanjh when the opposition from BFI to the league was pointed out to him SBL is to feature eight franchises and each team will comprise six players – five men and one woman including a maximum of three foreigners with six back-up players "Each franchise owner has committed Rs six crore (including Rs three crore as franchise fees)" said Dosanjh The revenue will be shared in the 60:40 ratio between the owners and the league according to the league’s promoter who is also the founder cum promoter of the Super Fight League Prize money will be Rs four crore said Dosanjh adding that the second season will be held in Mumbai after which the promoters were planning to adopt a home and away format Each weekend of SBL will see six bouts in six weight categories and a bout will have four rounds of three minutes each SBL is also planning a promotional bout between Amir Khan and India’s star amateur-turned-professional boxer Vijender Singh The teams have been named as Mumbai Assassins Delhi Gladiators Haryana Warriors Sher-E-Punjab UP Terminators North East Tigers Maratha Yoddhas and Southern Super Kings Among the team owners are Aditya Munjal of Hero Cycles (joint owner of Delhi Gladiators) and Ajeenkya Patil of the D Y Patil Group (owner of Maratha Yoddhas) SBL has roped in Sony Pictures Networks India as the broadcast partner By: Reuters | France | Updated: November 13 2016 12:00 am Pliskova celebrates with team members her victory against France’s Kristina Mladenovic (Source: Reuters) Top News Karolina Pliskova overcame Kristina Mladenovic’s stubborn resistance to give defending champions Czech Republic a 1-0 lead in the Fed Cup final against France with a thrilling 6-3 4-6 16-14 win on Saturday In one of the competition’s finest rubbers US Open finalist Pliskova finally wore down Mladenovic after an epic third set which was the longest ever played in a Fed Cup final US Open finalist Pliskova seemed to be cruising towards a straightforward victory after breezing through the first set but then lost her focus in the second to allow Mladenovic back in the contest The world number six suffered late nerves failing to take advantage of two match points but she proved the fitter player in the end prevailing after three hours 48 minutes on the Rhenus Sport arena’s hardcourt Double Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova takes on Caroline Garcia in the second singles looking to put the Czechs who have won four of the last five Fed Cup titles on the brink of victory Pliskova made only four unforced errors in a near-perfect first set as Mladenovic struggled to find her stride serving a double fault to give her opponent first blood The Czech served three consecutive double faults in the seventh game of the second set to hand Mladenovic two break points which she saved but yet another double fault earned the Frenchwoman a break and a 4-3 lead Pliskova rallied when the Frenchwoman scuffed a backhand wide but then dropped serve again giving Mladenovic the opportunity to serve for the set The local favourite served it out levelling the match with a forehand winner Mladenovic dropped serve in the sixth game of the decider as Pliskova took a 4-2 lead The Czech served for the match at 5-3 but lost her composure Mladenovic breaking back with a forehand winner before levelling for 5-5 Pliskova set up two match points in the 18th game but Mladenovic served an ace on the first and saved the second as her opponent’s forehand went wide Play was interrupted as the Frenchwoman had her left thigh strapped by the trainer before home captain Amelie Mauresmo took over the massaging duties at each change of ends Pliskova saved a break point at 10-10 but sent a backhand long to concede what had appeared a decisive break in the 23rd game Yet she broke back immediately with Mladenovic serving for the match The Frenchwoman was suffering physically and eventually ran out of steam conceding defeat on her serve when she sent a shot long For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by Lalmani Verma | Lucknow | Updated: April 24 2016 9:21 am Nitish at the JD(U) meeting (Express Photo by Prashant Ravi) Related News Bihar Chief Minister and Janata Dal (United) national president Nitish Kumar is set to launch his party’s campaign for Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections from Varanasi by addressing a state-level convention of party workers on May 12? The forest department registered a case; the high court exonerated Mohanlal. the tall Croat started dictating terms from the back of the court with big forehands and booming serves. police told journalists that a ward boy had raped the woman. the club is in control of its destiny in the league and has a spot in the Copa del Rey final. too, 2012 2:23 am Related News Pune became the third city in the country to get access to 4G network after Bharti Airtel launched the service on Thursday. things did not go that well for him.

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2013 1:37 am Related News With an aim to encouraging girls to attend secondary and higher secondary classes, The BJP had invoked Lord Rama during its campaign for the bypoll. challenging the Delhi? It is for the phenomenon called the Indian 4x400m women?js For all the latest Sports News,phone.black music? This was music thatthanks to the films popularitysoon became near-universal The problem with the universality of art formsthoughis that everyone proceeds to take ownership of them Disco was eventually everywhere from television commercials to Sesame Streetand people were sick of it But instead of rolling their eyes and turning the dial as they had with do-wop and later would with hair metallisteners sick of the over-saturation of disco went on the warpath The Disco Demolition at Chicagos Comiskey Park in July 1979 began as a promotional baseball game with an anti-disco theme Crates of disco records were rigged with explosivesset ablazeand left to burn amid chants of disco sucks from the packed stadium The evening turned into a riot Suredisco had become lamebut that kind of reaction makes it hard to ignore discos racial baggage In truththe racial and gender-bending emphasis had gone too far for some people Punk musicsome strains of which were not-so-quietly racistand rock musicwhose fans revered the live instrumentation that disco downplayedhad been set aside for long enoughand simply turning the dial would not do Disco was nobodys heart-of-America music It was easy to set up a disco club in AnytownUSAbut much harder to feel connected to disco knowing that this was the big city music of the brown and queer Disco would be pushed out of the national consciousness along with many other things racially mixed and gender-bendingand declared dead But disco never truly died Black and Latin dance music forms were reborn and re-labelled as housedance and rap Even today there are countless artists whose music could easily be considered an evolved form of disco Think about it: if The Black-Eyed Peas arent just a differently-costumedless subversive version of The Village Peoplewhat are they Thembi Ford is a Los Angeles-based pop culture writer For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsNasiriyah: Gunmen and suicide bombers killed at least 84 people in southern Iraq in the deadliest attack by the Islamic State group since it lost second city Mosul according to a new toll released on Friday Representational image AP Many of the dead in Thursday’s attack near the city of Nasiriyah were Shiite Muslim pilgrims some of them Iranian officials said "The death toll has risen to 84 after the discovery of 10 more bodies at the scene of the attack" said Jassem al-Khalidi health director for Dhiqar province which has largely been spared the violence that has plagued northern and central Iraq "Another 93 people were wounded many of them seriously" Khalidi told AFP The assailants struck at midday opening fire on a restaurant before getting into a car and blowing themselves up at a nearby security checkpoint officials said They left a trail of destruction with charred bodies scattered on the ground near the burnt-out wrecks of cars buses and trucks an AFP correspondent reported The attack was quickly claimed by Islamic State which appears to be switching to insurgent attacks after suffering a string of setbacks on the battlefield UN envoy Jan Kubis condemned the "cowardly twin attacks . which resulted in numerous civilian casualties including many pilgrims" Shiites have been the target of repeated attacks by the Sunni extremists of Islamic State who regard them as heretics The area targeted by Thursday’s attack lies on a highway used by Shiite pilgrims from Iran and southern Iraq to travel to the shrine cities of Najaf and Karbala further north By: PTI | Guwahati | Updated: December 9 2016 10:20 pm Manoj Kumar competing for the Railways Sports Promotion Board has moved up to welterweight (69kg) (Source: File) Top News Commonwealth Games medal winningduo of Manoj Kumar and L Devendro Singh put up contrasting performances in their new weight categories but progressed ona busy second day of the National men’s Boxing Championships More than 100 bouts played out today after the organiserssorted the opening day glitches that delayed the draws The spotlight was firmly on Devendro and Manoj who weremaking their debuts in higher weight categories While Devendro representing Manipur in the Championships has jumped to flyweight (52kg) Manoj? A Downing Street spokesperson said today that it was "up to him" if he feels his chairmanship of the Home Affairs Committee is still tenable. A team of technical delegates from Croatia had last month inspected the ranges, paparazzi are everywhere.

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