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Kiren Rijiju

COVID-19 Impact: Sports Ministry Decides Not To Send Its Delegation To Tokyo Olympics

Jun 11, 2021 PTI

A total of 100 Indian athletes have so far qualified and another 25 to 35 might make the cut for the delayed Tokyo Olympics scheduled from July 23

Milkha Singh 'Pride Of India', Death Rumours In Poor Taste: Sports Minister

Jun 06, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Milkha Singh was earlier treated for COVID-19 at a private hospital in Mohali and was admitted to the PGI following some complications on June 3


Doctors Dispel Rumours That COVID-Hit Milkha Singh Is Dead; Even PM Modi Wishes Flying Sikh

Milkha Singh is stated to be stable, although his wife's condition has deteriorated.

India Ready To Shine At Olympics: Kiren Rijiju

May 29, 2021 PTI

Pushed by a year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Tokyo Olympics are scheduled to be held from July 23 to August 8


The Unbridled ‘Chinese’ Virus: Racism In Time Of Pandemic

A discrimination case involving a YouTuber from Punjab reveals an uncomfortable trend among some miscreants hailing from 'mainland India' to use discriminatory words to humiliate and subjugate their North Eastern counterparts

22 May, 2021

Tokyo Olympics: PM Narendra Modi's Instruction Is To Provide Full Support To Athletes - Kiren Rijiju

PTI

The Tokyo Games are scheduled to be held from July 23 to August 8 this year after getting postponed in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic


20 May, 2021

'Speak Properly,' Kiren Rijiju Admonishes Indian Olympic Association Boss Narinder Batra After Tokyo Review Goes Wrong

Outlook Web Bureau

The sports minister had called for a meeting to discuss preparedness for Tokyo 2020. Unhappy with Batra's behaviour, Rijiju left in a huff


20 May, 2021

Government Widens Medical Cover For Athletes, Coaches In Wake Of COVID-19 Pandemic

PTI

All national campers, probable national campers, Khelo India athletes and junior campers training at SAI Centres of Excellence across the country will be provided an insurance cover


17 April, 2021

Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju Tests Positive For COVID-19

PTI

The Lok Sabha MP from the Arunachal West constituency of Arunachal Pradesh is also the Minister of State for Minority Affairs.


22 March, 2021

Khelo India Scheme Extended Till 2025-26

PTI

'An amount of Rs 8750 crore has been estimated as financial implication of the new Khelo India Scheme (2021-22 to 2025-26)'


08 March, 2021

International Women's Day: Football Delhi Launches Campaign To Empower Girls

Outlook Web Bureau

During the launch event, dignitaries and members of the Football Delhi gifted footballs to each of the 200+ girls present from underprivileged families


08 March, 2021

Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju Flags Off Fit India Walkathon On International Women's Day

Outlook Web Bureau

All Women's Fit India Walkathon are being organised in 1000 venues across India


06 March, 2021

‘Not So Sasti Anymore’: Taapsee Pannu Breaks Silence On IT Raids Conducted At Her House

Outlook Web Bureau

The Bollywood actor referred to the statement made by FM on Friday where the latter had said that the same people were raided in 2013 as well, but "it wasn't an issue" and it was being made now.


05 March, 2021

Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju Bats For Hosting Olympics In India

PTI

Kiren Rijiju said to establish itself as a sporting powerhouse, India has to host the Olympics in future


05 March, 2021

Income Tax Raid On Taapsee Pannu: Why Actor's Boyfriend Mathias Boe Has Angered Kiren Rijiju

PTI

Danish badminton player Boe had asked the sports minister to intervene after Taapsee Pannu's properties were raided for tax evasion


24 February, 2021

Shorter, Convenient Quarantine Period Is Being Planned For Shooting World Cup, Says Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju

PTI

The ISSF Combined World Cup will be held in New Delhi from March 18 to 29 with shooters from more than 40 countries, including UK and Brazil, taking part in the event.


01 February, 2021

Sports Budget Takes INR 230.78 Crore Cut In Olympics Year, Flagship Khelo India Sees Biggest Reduction

PTI

In the last financial year, the government had allocated Rs 2826.92 crore for sports, which was later revised to Rs 1800.15 crore because of the lack of activity caused by the pandemic


17 January, 2021

Sports Ministry Decides To Name All New, Upgraded SAI Facilities After Sportspersons

PTI

Very few of the country's sports facilities, including venues hosting events and training centres, are named after former sportspersons


Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

PTI Photo

Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

PTI Photo

Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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