A four-member Indian contingent is set to take part in the meet which is slated to be held in Abu Dhabi from December 16 to 21.
The 27-year-old clocked 1:56:38 seconds in the men's 200m butterfly event in Rome to become the first ever Indian swimmer to earn a direct Olympic qualification.
The Tokyo Olympics will mark the first time when two Indian swimmers will take part in the Summer Games after achieving a direct qualification
Sajan Prakash made the Tokyo Olympic Games 'A' standard, set at 1:56.48 seconds, by 0.10 seconds at the Olympic qualifier.
Here are 12 things you need to know about Sajan Prakash, who will chase swimming dreams in the Tokyo Olympic Games
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.