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Soon, Fishing Boats In Kerala To Run On LPG

Soon, Fishing Boats In Kerala To Run On LPG

The Department of Fisheries said the trial showed that fuel cost could be saved by 50-55 per cent by using LPG.

27 February 2022
Indian Sailors Continue To Languish At Bottom In Tokyo Olympics

Indian Sailors Continue To Languish At Bottom In Tokyo Olympics

Ganapathy and Thakkar ended at 16th in Race 5 before pulling off a seventh-place finish in the next to occupy 17th place

29 July 2021

Tokyo Olympics: Sailors Vishnu Saravanan, Nethra Kumanan At 22nd And 33rd Spot After 6 Races

The medal races of both the women's laser radial and men's laser will be held on August 1 after 10 races each.

Sailing At Tokyo Olympic Games

Sailing At Tokyo Olympic Games

Sailing competitions at Tokyo 2020 will have 10 events - covering 10 classes in sailboard, dinghy, skiff and multihull types

29 July 2021

Tokyo Olympics: Sailors Nethra Kumanan 27th And Vishnu Saravanan 14th After Day 1 Of Competitions

The medal races of both the women's laser radial and men's laser will be held on August 1 after 10 races each.

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23 July 2021
Vishnu Saravanan Wants To Be India's First Sailor To Win Olympic Medal

Vishnu Saravanan Wants To Be India's First Sailor To Win Olympic Medal

For Armyman Vishnu Saravanan, sailing is in his blood. The 22-year-old qualified for the Summer Olympics in Tokyo in the Laser Standard Category after...


22 July 2021
Nethra Kumanan Wants To Ride The Waves At Tokyo Olympics

Nethra Kumanan Wants To Ride The Waves At Tokyo Olympics

Nethra Kumanan will be India's first woman sailor at an Olympics. The 23-year-old from Chennai is an engineer and has taken part in the 2014 and 2018 Asian...


15 July 2021
Indian Sailors Vishnu Saravanan And Nethra Kumanan's Boats Arrive In Tokyo For Olympics

Indian Sailors Vishnu Saravanan And Nethra Kumanan's Boats Arrive In Tokyo For Olympics

The duo, along with the pair of Varun Thakkar and Ganapathy Chengappa, who will be participating in 49er class, were the first from country's contingent to...


07 May 2021
Sports Ministry To Spend INR 73.14 Lakh On Olympic-bound Sailors' European Training Stint

Sports Ministry To Spend INR 73.14 Lakh On Olympic-bound Sailors' European Training Stint

Four sailors - Nethra Kumanan (laser radial), Vishnu Saravanan (laser standard), KC Ganapathy, Varun Thakkar - created history last month when they became the...


17 April 2021
Tokyo-bound Grapplers - Anshu and Sonam - Along With Four Sailors Included In TOPS

Tokyo-bound Grapplers - Anshu and Sonam - Along With Four Sailors Included In TOPS

Wrestlers Anshu (57kg) and Sonam (62kg) along with sailors Nethra Kumanan, Vishnu Saravanan, Ganapathy Chengappa and Varun Thakkar have been added in Target...


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10 April 2021
Vishnu Saravanan, The Young Army Sailor Who Is Creating Waves

Vishnu Saravanan, The Young Army Sailor Who Is Creating Waves

Hailing from a sailors' family, Naib Subedar Vishnu Saravanan has trained in Malta for the past two years in order to bag a ticket to the Tokyo Olympics. His...


09 April 2021
From Tennis And Dancing To Sailing, Nethra Kumanan's Journey To Olympics

From Tennis And Dancing To Sailing, Nethra Kumanan's Journey To Olympics

Nethra Kumanan is the 10th Indian to qualify for a sailing event in the Olympics, but all the earlier nine have been male athletes


08 April 2021
Who Is Nethra Kumanan

Who Is Nethra Kumanan

An engineer from SRM College, Chennai, Nethra Kumanan is the 10th Indian, but first woman, to qualify for a sailing event in the Summer Olympics


08 April 2021
Explainer: Sailing Events In Which India Would Compete In Tokyo Olympics

Explainer: Sailing Events In Which India Would Compete In Tokyo Olympics

What is 49ER class and what are the differences between Laser Radial and Laser Standard in sailing


08 April 2021
Vishnu Saravanan, Ganapathy-Varun Pair Qualify For Olympics; Unprecedented Four Indian Sailors To Compete In Tokyo

Vishnu Saravanan, Ganapathy-Varun Pair Qualify For Olympics; Unprecedented Four Indian Sailors To Compete In Tokyo

There were four instances of two Indian sailors qualifying for the Olympics earlier but they took part in the same event. This time in Tokyo, India will be...


07 April 2021
Nethra Kumanan Becomes First Indian Woman Sailor To Qualify For Olympics

Nethra Kumanan Becomes First Indian Woman Sailor To Qualify For Olympics

Nethra Kumanan is the 10th Indian to qualify for a sailing event in the Olympics, but all the earlier nine have been male athletes


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06 February 2021
Sailor Abducted At Gunpoint Burnt Alive In Maharashtra, Succumbs To Injuries

Sailor Abducted At Gunpoint Burnt Alive In Maharashtra, Succumbs To Injuries

On Friday morning, the abductors tied the sailor's hands and legs and set him on fire in jungles and fled leaving him for dead.


19 January 2021
UP: 18 People Rescued After Boat Capsizes In Ganga River

UP: 18 People Rescued After Boat Capsizes In Ganga River

Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has directed officials of the district to rush to the spot and ensure proper relief and rescue


09 January 2021
23 Stranded Indian Sailors To Come Home Next Week: Mansukh Mandaviya

23 Stranded Indian Sailors To Come Home Next Week: Mansukh Mandaviya

The cargo ship MV Jag Anand is set to sail towards Chiba in Japan, Mandavia said in a tweet


07 October 2018
Urmimala Abhilash Waits For Commander Tomy's Return

Urmimala Abhilash Waits For Commander Tomy's Return

In conversation with Urmimala Abhilash who is still waiting for her husband, Commander Abhilash Tomy’s homecoming


31 August 2018
India Wins Three Medals In Sailing At Asian Games

India Wins Three Medals In Sailing At Asian Games

The Indian pair of Varsha Gautham and Sweta Shervegar bagged the silver medal in the women's category.



09 October 2017
Barcolana Sailing Regatta

Barcolana Sailing Regatta

The Barcolana, an annual sailing race in the Gulf of Trieste described by the organizers as "everybody's regatta." More than 2000 boats participated in this...


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