'An amount of Rs 8750 crore has been estimated as financial implication of the new Khelo India Scheme (2021-22 to 2025-26)'
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
Khelo India has become a brand, Rijiju said, adding that everybody, including boys and girls want to be part of the programme
Kiren Rijiju urged the corporate houses to come together to help create a sports-loving society
The advertisement invited applications from athletes to take part in the Khelo India Games scheduled to be held in Panchkula in Haryana in 2021.
The apex body has managed to get the bank details of the culprit and demanded an immediate probe into the matter.
Rijiju's announcement came after he attended a meeting of Sports Ministers of the BRICS nations (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) on Tuesday
Sports Minister Kiren, however, said that an official announcement of the dates for the 2021 Khelo Games will be made only after the Tokyo Games
The Khelo India Centres will either be run by a past champion or have them as a coach
Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju has reached Kashmir to inaugurate the Khelo India Winter Games, which would continue till Wednesday
J&K government spokesman Rohit Kansal said there was no need to worry about the games as 100 per cent testing and screening is being conducted
"There will be 30 events under four disciplines including snowboarding, snow skiing, cross country and snow show in which players from across the country would participate," the spokesman said
Kiren Rijiju also said that his ministry is trying to ensure that athletes get the required diet at all training centres
President Ram Nath Kovind also revealed that that 'Khelo India Programme' would be widened to boost India's sports.
Rathore, an Olympic silver medallist in shooting, urged India's leading athletes and actors to share their childhood stories.
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.