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Ashwin Ferro

Ashwin Ferro

He is the Deputy Sports Editor at Mid-day and has covered big-ticket events for the organization like the 2015 Cricket World Cup, the 2008 Olympics, and several Asian Games; specialises in hockey. Twitter: @ashwinferro

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City’s hockey lovers in for a triple treat this summer

City’s hockey lovers in for a triple treat this summer

It’s a matter of great pride being one of the organisers and a hockey lover, more importantly, because the WCG event is in its 43rd edition, making it the oldest hockey 5s event in the city... [Read More]

12 April,2024 07:35 AM IST | Mumbai | Ashwin Ferro
Ishan Kishan 2.0

Ishan Kishan 2.0

After smashing match-winning 34-ball 69 v RCB to become MI’s top-scorer of IPL-17, wicketkeeper-batsman talks about period leading up to BCCI contracts issue; insists that episode has made him a better player and person... [Read More]

12 April,2024 07:05 AM IST | Mumbai | Ashwin Ferro
IPL 2024 |

IPL 2024 | "Fans will start loving him": Kishan on Pandya's booing

The fans immediately responded and chants of “Hardik, Hardik” reverberated across the venue.... [Read More]

12 April,2024 07:00 AM IST | Mumbai | Ashwin Ferro
Metal spikes on Wankhede Stadium fences to thwart fan-invasion

Metal spikes on Wankhede Stadium fences to thwart fan-invasion

The Wankhede does not have a moat surrounding the field of play which other stadiums in India and across the world have, and this means, if a spectator jumps over the fence, they directly land onto the field of play... [Read More]

12 April,2024 07:40 AM IST | Mumbai | Ashwin Ferro
Oh, MI! Virat Kohli jerseys selling like hot cakes

Oh, MI! Virat Kohli jerseys selling like hot cakes

The in-form Kohli’s astounding batting numbers so far this season notwithstanding, another reason for the sale of his jerseys could be the unique marketing brain behind some of these street-smart vendors... [Read More]

12 April,2024 07:30 AM IST | Mumbai | Ashwin Ferro
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IN PHOTOS: 5 tips to make male menopause easier on your body and mind

IN PHOTOS: 5 tips to make male menopause easier on your body and mind

The onset of andropause can happen around the age of 40, but it can also happen sooner and last until 70. It is important to regularly do health check ups and consult the doctor to lead a healthy life successfully... [Read More]

12 April,2024 05:42 PM IST
IN PICS: 'We will cross 400 seats in Lok Sabha polls,' says Amit Shah in Nanded

IN PICS: 'We will cross 400 seats in Lok Sabha polls,' says Amit Shah in Nanded

"There is a good atmosphere in country and we are going to cross 400 seats in Lok Sabha elections," union minister Amit Shah said at Nanded rally in Maharashtra on Thursday. Pics/BJP ... [Read More]

11 April,2024 11:36 PM IST
IN PHOTOS: Sonia Gandhi, Ashwini Vaishnaw, among 14 sworn in as RS members

IN PHOTOS: Sonia Gandhi, Ashwini Vaishnaw, among 14 sworn in as RS members

Former Congress president Sonia Gandhi and Railway minister Ashwini Vaishnaw were among the 14 who took oath as members of the Rajya Sabha on Thursday. Pics/PTI... [Read More]

04 April,2024 04:04 PM IST
Celebrating 40 years of Neeta Lulla: Times celebrities donned Indian wear by the

Celebrating 40 years of Neeta Lulla: Times celebrities donned Indian wear by the

Designer Neeta Lulla has been a strong force in the world of fashion. As she completes 40 years, we look at some of her stunning Indian traditional wears donned by celebrities over the years (All Pics/ House of Neeta Lulla)... [Read More]

10 March,2024 02:55 PM IST
IN PHOTOS | Players who played 100 tests but never captained India

IN PHOTOS | Players who played 100 tests but never captained India

As the premier spinner Ravichandran Ashwin made his 100th appearance in Test cricket, here is the list of players who played 100 matches in the longest format of the game but never captained India (Pic: File Pic)... [Read More]

08 March,2024 12:52 PM IST
IN PHOTOS | Oldest Indian players to complete 100 Tests

IN PHOTOS | Oldest Indian players to complete 100 Tests

In the ongoing fifth test between India and England, premier spinner Ravichandran Ashwin completed 100 test matches in his career. Here is the list of oldest Indian cricketers to achieve the feat (Pic: AFP/File Pic)... [Read More]

07 March,2024 04:48 PM IST
14,000 people, 1,200 tractors at Shambhu border, MHA tells Punjab govt

14,000 people, 1,200 tractors at Shambhu border, MHA tells Punjab govt

The Centre has estimated that nearly 14,000 people have gathered along the Punjab-Haryana border with 1,200 tractor-trolleys, 300 cars, 10 mini-buses as well as small vehicles and conveyed its strong objections to the Punjab government for it, sources said on Tuesday (Pics/PTI)... [Read More]

21 February,2024 01:43 PM IST
IN PHOTOS | IND vs ENG Tests: Records R. Ashwin will be eyeing in the series

IN PHOTOS | IND vs ENG Tests: Records R. Ashwin will be eyeing in the series

The first test match between India and England has started and here are some of the records that Ravichandran Ashwin will be eying in the series (Pic: File Pic)... [Read More]

25 January,2024 12:28 PM IST
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Moscow Shooting: Gunmen open fire at Moscow concert hall, killing at least 40

Moscow Shooting: Gunmen open fire at Moscow concert hall, killing at least 40

Reuters has reported that at least 40 people were killed and more than 100 were injured when as many as 5 gunmen dressed in camouflage clothing opened fire at people at a concert hall in Moscow on March 22. Armed attackers with automatic weapons targeted Moscow’s Crocus City Hall music venue. Flames leaped into the sky and plumes of black smoke rose above the venue after the deadly attack. It was not immediately clear who the gunmen were. The shooting began days after President Vladimir Putin was re-elected and as Russia is prosecuting a war with Ukraine. NSC coordinator for strategic communication of United States of America, John Kirby has expressed concern over the Moscow shooting incident.... [Read More]

23 March,2024 12:07 PM IST
Lok Sabha Elections 2024: Will Modi Govt Turn Dictatorial with Over 400 Seats?

Lok Sabha Elections 2024: Will Modi Govt Turn Dictatorial with Over 400 Seats?

Home Minister Amit Shah addressed apprehensions regarding the Citizenship Amendment Act and the potential for the Modi government to become dictatorial if the NDA secures over 400 seats in the Lok Sabha elections. Shah referenced historical precedents, noting instances when the Gandhis, including Rajiv Gandhi, secured similar majorities... [Read More]

15 March,2024 11:24 AM IST
 Vande Bharat Train: BIG UPDATE by Ashwini Vaishnav

Vande Bharat Train: BIG UPDATE by Ashwini Vaishnav

On 26th of February, PM Narendra Modi inaugurated and laid the foundation stone and dedicated to the nation over 2000 railway infrastructure projects worth around Rs 41,000 crores. On this occasion, Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw thanked  Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the projects. He also vowed to transform the railway industry. Aswini Vaishnaw informed that soon the railway will be exporting India’s Vande Bharat Express for which the process has been started. The Ministry of Railways is readying a roadmap to start the export of Vande Bharat Train by 2025-26. They are also working to increase production of Bande Bharat trains..... [Read More]

26 February,2024 05:25 PM IST
“Aapke Aashirwad Sar Aankhon Par…” PM Modi’s dig at Kharge for “400 Paar”

“Aapke Aashirwad Sar Aankhon Par…” PM Modi’s dig at Kharge for “400 Paar”

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the Upper House of the Parliament on February 07. He took a sharp jibe at LoP Mallikarjun Kharge and thanked him for his ‘400 seats’ remark. PM Modi said, "I could not say it that day but I express my special gratitude to Kharge ji. I was listening to him with great attention and enjoyment that day. The lack of entertainment that we were missing in the Lok Sabha was fulfilled by him..."... [Read More]

07 February,2024 04:58 PM IST
Ayodhya Ram Mandir: A 400 Kg Lock Reaches Ayodhya Ahead Of ‘Pran Pratishtha’

Ayodhya Ram Mandir: A 400 Kg Lock Reaches Ayodhya Ahead Of ‘Pran Pratishtha’

Ayodhya Ram Mandir: Devotees from all across the country are offering different things ahead of the Ram Temple consecration ceremony. On January 20, devotees from Aligarh district of UP brought a lock weighing over 400 kg to the temple. It took around six months to prepare the lock and its key. ... [Read More]

20 January,2024 01:35 PM IST | Mumbai
Built at cost of over Rs 17,840 crore, all you need to know about Atal Setu

Built at cost of over Rs 17,840 crore, all you need to know about Atal Setu

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Maharashtra tomorrow and unveil projects worth over Rs 30,500 crore in the state. He will inaugurate the Atal Bihari Vajpayee Sewri-Nhava Sheva Atal Setu, built at a cost of about Rs 17,840 crore. Atal Setu is the longest bridge and also the longest sea bridge in the country. During the visit, the Prime Minister will also lay the foundation stone of an underground road tunnel connecting Eastern Freeway`s Orange Gate and launch Namo Mahila Shashaktikaran Abhiyaan in the state.... [Read More]

12 January,2024 11:12 AM IST
Uttarkashi Tunnel Collapse: Medical equipment reaches incident site

Uttarkashi Tunnel Collapse: Medical equipment reaches incident site

Rescue operations at the Uttarkashi tunnel collapse site continued for Day 12 on November 23. No stone is being left unturned to evacuate 41 trapped labourers from inside the tunnel’s rubbles. ‘Good news’ can be expected any hour now as medical teams are on their toes for workers’ safe evacuation. Medical equipment has reached the Silkyara tunnel site and 40 ambulances are on standby. The ambulances are fully-equipped to provide enhanced medical assistance to patients during transportation. On November 21, an endoscopy camera was used to know the whereabouts of the workers. Hot meals are also being sent to the trapped workers through a 6-inch pipeline. International tunnelling expert Arnold Dix has assured that the workers would be safely evacuated. 41 labourers have been trapped inside the Uttarkashi Silkyara tunnel since November 12.... [Read More]

23 November,2023 10:50 AM IST
Diwali 2023: Ananya Panday, Aditya Roy Kapur & Others At Ekta Kapoor's Bash

Diwali 2023: Ananya Panday, Aditya Roy Kapur & Others At Ekta Kapoor's Bash

Diwali 2023: Ekta Kapoor`s grand Diwali bash at her residence in Mumbai was attended by Kriti Sanon, Ananya Panday, Aditya Roy Kapur, Disha Patani, and many others. The guest list also included Karan Johar, Shanaya Kapoor, Shilpa Shetty, Shamita Shetty, Raj Kundra, Nargis Fakhri, Bhumi Pednekar, Tajasswi Prakash, Karan Kundrra, Alaya F, Mouni Roy, Richa Chadha, Ali Fazal, Vidya Balan, and others. While all the celebrities opted for gorgeous traditional looks for the occasion, some stole the show in their striking ensembles. Check out the best-dressed stars from Ekta Kapoor`s Diwali bash and what they wore below in this video!... [Read More]

11 November,2023 06:19 PM IST
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