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Most of the newcomers have no idea about the craft and I wish to hone their talent, said Kapoor For all the latest Delhi News download Indian Express App More Related NewsChennai: Maharashtra United overcame a mid-match stutter to open its campaign in Ultimate Table Tennis (UTT) with a 15-12 win against Oilmax-Stag Yodhas at Nehru indoor stadium on Saturday Young Indian player Harmeet Desai gave the United team a flying start by putting it across Greek paddler Panagiotis Gionis ranked 19th in the world 11-6 11-10 11-9 Desai played fine attacking tennis to leave his opponent stunned World no 8 Wong Chun Ting in action against Yodhas’ Jubin Kumar Image: UTT website In the second match Manika Batra put up a fight against Liu Ju before losing 1-2 (6-11 11-5 7-11) as United opened up a 5-1 lead The Yodhas fought back through Nigeria’s Quadri Aruna and Manika Batra as they won the mixed doubles match against Joao Monteiro and Pooja Sahasrabudhe 11-1 11-4 11-7 Gionis suffered another reverse as he was walloped 11-10 11-3 11-4 by Monteiro as United raced ahead However in the fifth match Doo Hei Kim secured a 2-1 win (11-5 11-7 10-11) against Liu Jia to pull things back for the Yodhas India’s Jubin Kumar took a game off Wong Chun Ting the highest ranked men’s player in the tournament at eight Kumar surprised the Hong Kong star to take the second game 11-8 but was outclassed in the decider of the sixth rubber Yodhas’ top player Kim Doo Hei outplayed India’s Kritwikka Sinha Roy 11-9 11-5 11-8 to lead a revival However the losses suffered by Quadri Aruna and Polina Mihailova dashed their hopes of securing a come-from-behind win Mihailova fought bravely against Fu Yu in the final rubber but went down 9-11 11-7 9-11 letting her rival off the hook with mistakes at crucial junctures According to the championship’s points system in each game whichever individual/pair scores 11 points first shall be declared the winner and his team shall receive one Team Point Each tie will have nine matches and each match will have three games so each tie will have 27 games The winner of a tie shall be decided by total games that is total points won meaning a team that wins 14 or more games of the 27 games shall be declared the winner of that tie By: Express News Service | Rajkot | Published: January 8 2016 4:39 am Kutch Sagar Setu leaves Okha port on Thursday (Source: Express photo) Top News KUTCH SAGAR Setu the passenger ferry service in 60 years between Okha port on the coast of Devhboomi-Dwarka district to Mandvi port in Kutch was launched Thursday afternoon However due to low tide at Mandvi the ferry returned to Okha from midsea The ferry lifted its anchor form Okha port at around 3 pm with officers of the Dwarka Kutch Ferries and Tourism Private Limited (DKFTPL) the private firm operating the service and Gujarat Maritime Board (GMB) on board Family members of DKFTPL promoters Rajesh Doshi and Umesh Shah as well as that of their ticket booking agents and a few media persons were also taking the ride However the maiden voyage of the ferry did not reach its destination of Mandvi and returned to Okha at around 4:20 pm due to tidal restrictions “There was some time lapse in departure and Mandvi port was expected to have low tide by the time we were expected to land there Therefore we returned to Okha without entering Mandvi port” Rakesh Patel assistant port officer of Okha who was on board the ferry as GMB officer told The Indian Express over phone Patel said there were 56 people on board “The ferry covered distance of around eight nautical miles off Okha and returned The distance between Okha and Mandvi is around 24 nautical miles and by road it is about 500 km The operators will keep on trying to find a proper route over the next two days” he added Even as the maiden voyage could not be completed it marked an important development in maritime history of Gujarat Kutch Sagar Setu became the only commercial ferry service to be launched between Okha and Mandvi in last 60 years Country craft did use to ferry passengers between Okha and Mandvi till early 1960s but they stopped later on There is also a proposal to start roll-on roll-off services between Ghogha port in Bhavnagar and Dahej in Bharuch But work has not been completed on it Okha is near temple town of Dwarka and Bet Dwarka island famous for Lord Krishna temples Mandvi is known for its sandy beach and is an important tourist destination in Kutch The promoters had earlier planned to launch the service on December 21 but it did not happened because clearance from the Directorate General of Shipping of India was awaited DKFTPL promoter director Doshi said procedures delayed departure on the ferry “We were scheduled to depart at 11 am But it took time to complete some procedures and formalities and therefore the departure got delayed By that time there was low tide in Mandavi and we had to return to Okha” he said Doshi said that they will operate two trips a day Friday onwards “Since the vessel was to ply at deep sea and beyond port limits the ferry operators were required to get a licence from DG Shipping for merchant shipping service We had given all the clearances from our side Officers of DG Shipping assessed a trial run of the service and finally gave a go-ahead yesterday Now they are doing their maiden voyage with passengers today” an officer of GMB said For all the latest Ahmedabad News download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: Reuters | Rio De Janeiro | Published: August 11 2016 4:40 am USA’s Allyson Felix four-time Olympian is hoping for triple gold (Source: AP) Top News The disappointment of missing out on an individual Olympic double has not left Allyson Felix but the world 400 metres champion could still win three gold medals at the Rio Games America’s most decorated sprinter said on Wednesday she was working with both US relay teams in addition to running the 400 metres at the Games The United States are favoured in both relays as Felix is in the 400 giving the 30-year-old a chance to win her fifth sixth and seventh Olympic golds But it still hurts the Californian said that she will miss out on a chance to defend her 200 metres title in Rio and go for the 200-400 double that only two women have ever accomplished in the same Olympic Games Injured for more than a month this spring Felix missed by one-hundredth of a second gaining the third 200 metres spot at the cut-throat US trials after winning the 400 in what was then the year’s best time “I feel a lot better than trials so I think I am feeling close to normal” she told a US news conference on Wednesday There are still some moments though when she still feels the pain of an ankle sprain that kept her away from training on the track for more than a month “I have some issues with recovery but those are under control” she said “so I feel confident I can be close to my best” Since missing out on the double which the International Association of Athletics Federations had changed the schedule for to make the 200-400 bid more plausible Felix has also had to adjust her mental preparations for Rio “Definitely I had to refocus” Felix said “I was disappointed with my 200 performance at trials but I just had to put everything in perspective of what happened to me this year and just be grateful to even be on the Olympic team” The Games will be the fourth for Felix and she is hoping for triple gold just as she did in London when she won the 200 and ran on both winning relay teams helping to set a world record in the 4×100 metres A definite for the 4x400m relay she will not know until later in the Games whether she will be among the four sprinters for the US 4×100 team For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Top NewsWomen recruits prepare to join Syria’s Raqqa battle | Reuters World Reuters Aug 10 2017 02:15:08 IST Comment 0 Tweet This story has not been edited by Firstpost staff and is generated by auto-feed Published Date: Aug 10 2017 02:15 AM | Updated Date: Aug 10 2017 02:15 AM Tags : #Reuters Also See By: PTI | Lucknow | Updated: November 28 2016 8:15 pm Roelant Oltmans a hard task master is leaving no stone unturned to prepare the team for the mega-event (Source: Express File) Top News Barely 10 days away from theirtournament opener against Canada in the Junior Hockey World Cup “upbeat and focussed” Indian colts are working hardon finetuning their game especially goal scoring tactics said team’s mentor Roelant Oltmans India will face Canada in their opening Pool D match onDecember 8 at the Major Dhyan Chand Hockey Stadium andOltmans a hard task master is leaving no stone unturned toprepare the team for the mega-event “We tried different tactics including player positioningwithin the circle for goal scoring The boys are upbeat andfocused We will be playing a practice match against Argentina on December 2 and further fine tune our game” said Oltmans The Dutchman who is the chief coach senior nationalmen’s team also added that the players are getting used tothe new turf at the Major Dhyan Chand Hockey Stadium the mainvenue for the event which will play host to all 44 matches of the tournament “We have trained on this pitch for the past five days andthe boys are getting used to the new turf It is similar tothe turf back in SAI Bengaluru where the boys have been basedfor almost 10 months” Oltmans said India will play their second practice game on December 5 against Netherlands For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: Express News Service | Ahmedabad | Published: January 8 2016 2:13 am The commuters stuck at Raipur Darwaja in a long traffic jam Due to such jams commuters throng BRTS lane as well (Source: Express Photo by Javed Raja) Related News FLOATING THE concept of “clean green and blue Ahmedabad” Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) Commissioner D Thara officially announced the plan to keep cars off roads on certain days in her draft annual budget for 2016-17 presented on Thursday In order to bring down pollution levels and ease traffic woes the AMC’s annual draft budget of Rs 5655 crore categorically talks about the importance of a car-free day An estimated Rs 10 crore would be allocated under the pollution action control plan “With the number of vehicles increasing at a very fast pace the traffic problem has emerged as a major concern Due to this not only labour time and expense of residents are going waste but also the pollution levels have shot up Thus it is very important to follow car free days traffic rules and use of public transport system” the draft budget stated Municipal Commissioner D Thara during the presentation of the draft budget stressed the need to create a clean environment infrastructure “This year’s budget aims at providing clean air green cover and portable water by strengthening environment drainage and water supply projects This will also help in reduction of many water- and air-borne diseases” she said The AMC also proposed development of 5000 locations as designated parking lots For this 200 women working under self-help groups would be trained and then employed as “parking marshals” Using the information technology various mobile apps were also proposed under the budget For all the latest Ahmedabad News download Indian Express App More Related NewsAs I got out of the Chennai airport hot and humid breeze blew across my face Of course I had booked an air-conditioned taxi but the driver turned out to be a cunning fellow He did not switch on the air conditioner and I was too busy preparing for my meet with the world’s youngest chessInternational Master R Praggnanandhaa From my earlier interviewswith the prodigious young talent I had realized that the boy doesn’t like to speak a lot Hence there was no point in preparing questions for him Chess is the language that he loved the most and it was through some selected chess positions that I wanted to test him After travelling for 30 minutes in the hot and sweltering Chennai heat I realized that I had booked an air-conditioned cab I asked the driver to pull up the window which he reluctantly did We had already traveled three quarters of the way by now As the taxi pulled up I saved the final position and named the database as Pragg test I was happy with my work The positions I had selected were not too easy and solving ten problems in an hour would definitely test even the best in the business All three family members came out to greet me with smiles on their face I could see Pragg was a little tensed He didn’t know what exactly I was going to ask him His sister Vaishali was in Russia playing a tournament As soon as I got down from the cab Rameshbabu asked Praggnanandhaa to pick up one of my bags The boy obediently did as he was told I was given a warm welcome to their place Already the first few minutes were enough to make me understand that the family believed in simplicity and modesty Pragg might be the most prodigious talent on the planet but at home he was just an eleven-year-old boy Praggnanandhaa with his parents Nagalakshmi and Rameshbabu Pragg’s father Rameshbabu was attacked by polio early in his childhood That left him in a state where he could not walk normally Through sheer grit and determination he managed to complete his graduation He is currently the branch manager at the Tamil Nadu State Corporation Bank Rameshbabu could not fulfill his ambition of becoming a Chartered Accountant but he made sure that all the dreams of his children would come true Growing up the elder of the two siblings RVaishali was quite addicted to television In order to break this routine the parents enrolled her in a chess class nearby Very soon the girl started becoming better and seeing her play little Pragg also started getting interested in the game "We really didn’t want Pragg to play chess" says Rameshbabu "First of all due to my physical condition my wife would have to travel all alone with the two kids And secondly sustaining two chess careers was financially not an easy task" But Praggnanandhaa’s desire to play chess overcame the father’s reluctance He had no option but to back his kids in this royal game As the kids started to improve funds started flowing in The kids received sponsorships which kept their chess career going Between Vaishali and Praggnanandhaa the family already has four world titles to their credit U-8 and U-10 for Praggnanandhaa and U-12 and U-14 for Vaishali The role of coach GM RB Ramesh has been instrumental in moulding these talents "He is not only a chess coach but also a mentor guide and philosopher" says Rameshbabu" He not only guides the kids but also the parents and tells them about the right approach towards the game" The chess academy of Ramesh is nearly one hour away but both Pragg and Vaishali never miss a class They travel either by bus or shared auto-rickshaw in order to save money The kids kept improving and trophy case in the house began filling up pretty 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