"If you take out 30 minutes in the day to exercise your body will remain fit and you can fight a lot of diseases," Manpreet said.
With 19 medals in Tokyo including five gold, this was India's best-ever Paralympics show and finished 24th overall
The medal count could have reached close to 30 had nine of our athletes not missed the podium by a whisker
Hailing from Gujarat, Bhavinaben Patel became the first Indian table tennis player to win a Paralympics medal
Bhavinaben Patel on Sunday (August 29) became only the second Indian woman to win a medal at the Paralympics
Patel's impressive run at Tokyo Paralympic Games ended with a fighting 7-11 5-11 6-11 loss to China's Ying Zhou, a two-time gold medallist
Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra also congratulated Patel for her achievement
Bhavinaben Patel suffered straight games defeat to China's Zhou Ying on Sunday. But India officially open its medal account in Tokyo Paralympics
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
He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.
They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.
Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.
The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.
Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.
Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.
The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.