Syndicate content

Tense tie-break to decide world champion

Defending champion Viswanathan Anand will have to fight it out in Rapid chess tiebreaker against challenger
Boris Gelfand after a tied 6-6 result in the World Chess Championship match here tomorrow.

Anand's last chance before tiebreak


Defending champion Viswanathan Anand will have a lot to think about ahead of the last game of the Chess World Championship against Boris Gelfand of Israel here.

With the scores tied 5.5-5.5 after 11

Fifa allows Kosovo to play friendly matches

Russia has questioned Fifa’s decision to allow Kosovo’s (which is not a member of Fifa) national team to play friendly matches.

Viswanathan Anand, Boris Gelfand fail to break deadlock


Viswanathan Anand settled for an easy draw as white against Challenger Boris Gelfand in the 10th game of the World Chess Championship here on Thursday.

Playing his penultimate white game in the 12-g

Pressure games to come in World championship


Defending champion Viswanathan Anand will have to withstand pressure from challenger Boris Gelfand in the penultimate game if the Indian ace has to remain within striking range of winning his fourth s

Secret US operation sabotaged our plane: Russia


Russian military intelligence has claimed that a US undercover operation could have damaged its new superjet plane that crashed in Indonesia two weeks ago.

Indian Navy aircraft carrier's sea trials postponed


Sea trials of the Admiral Gorshkov aircraft carrier, which is being overhauled for the Indian navy in Russia, have been postponed until beginning of June, the Sevmash shipyard said Wednesday.

The ves

Anand shocked by Gelfand in seventh game

Indian Grandmaster Viswanathan Anand suffered a jolt in his title defence as he lost to his Israeli challenger Boris Gelfand in the seventh game of the World Chess Championship here on Sunday.

It tur

Viswanathan Anand has lost motivation: Garry Kasparov


Chess legend Garry Kasparov believes that reigning world champion Viswanathan Anand has lost motivation and the Indian, who is defending his title against Boris Gelfand right now, has been 'sliding do

Russian steals ambulance

A 24-year-old man in the Russian city of Izhevsk stole an ambulance and drove it around for two days before getting caught, police said.

The man climbed into the freshly repaired vehicle that was lef

No Articles Found

No Articles Found

No Articles Found

I want to begin with a little story that was told to me by a leading executive at Aptech. He was exercising in a gym with a lot of younger people.

Shekhar Kapur’s Bandit Queen didn’t make the cut. Neither did Shaji Karun’s Piravi, which bagged 31 international awards.