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Tokyo Paralympics Champion Pramod Bhagat Nominated For Para Badminton Player Of Year

Nov 11, 2021 PTI

Reigning world champion Pramod Bhagat was also named along with Manoj Sarkar for the newly introduced Para Badminton Pair of the Year, with five other nominees.

Deepa Malik Joins OYO Board As Independent Director

Oct 13, 2021 Outlook Business Team

Oyo Founder and CEO, Ritesh Agarwal tweeted that the development marked a significant stride to the company more diverse and inclusive over the years.

Paralympian Sharad Kumar Grappling With Heart Problem

Kumar, who won a T-42 high jump bronze at the Tokyo Paralympics, was admitted to AIIMS but later released. He is awaiting the results of few more tests.

Suhas Yathiraj Did The Impossible, Says Wife Of Tokyo Paralympics Medallist

Sep 05, 2021 PTI

Suhas Lalinakere Yathiraj, the district magistrate of Gautam Buddh Nagar, clinched the silver medal at Paralympics badminton in Tokyo, Japan

Avani Lekhara Is Legend At 19, Becomes First Indian Woman To Win Two Medals At Tokyo 2020 Paralympics

The 19-year-old Lekhara, competing in her debut Games, finished third in 50m Rifle 3 Position

02 September, 2021

Aruna Tanwar Loses In Taekwondo Quarters, Medal Hope Hinges On Repechage At Tokyo 2020 Paralympics


Earlier in the day, Aruna had stunned fifth seed Danijela Jovanovic of Serbia 29-9

30 August, 2021

Akshay Kumar, Ajay Devgn And Other Bollywood Celebs Congratulate Avani Lekhara and Other Paralympians

Outlook Web Bureau

Several Bollywood celebrities, including actors Akshay Kumar, Vicky Kaushal, Ajay Devgn and Sidharth Malhotra congratulated Indian Paralympians after their respective wins

29 August, 2021

Vinod Kumar's Discus Throw Bronze Medal On Hold After Classification Protest At Tokyo Paralympics 2020


Vinod, 41, produced a best throw of 19.91m to finish third behind Piotr Kosewicz (20.02m) of Poland and Velimir Sandor (19.98m) of Croatia

27 August, 2021

Bhavina Patel Assures India Historic Table Tennis Medal In Tokyo 2020 Paralympics

Outlook Web Bureau

Bhavina Patel of Gujarat beat world champion Borislava Peric of Serbia in the quarterfinals

25 August, 2021

Tokyo Paralympics 2020: Bhavinaben, Sonalben Lose Opening Round Table Tennis Fixtures


Both the Indian table tennis players lost to their respective Chinese opponents

23 August, 2021

Afghanistan Flag Will Be Part of Tokyo Paralympics Opening Ceremony Despite Taliban's Takeover, Says IPC Chief


The country's athletes were forced to withdraw from the Tokyo Paralympics after Taliban's took over Afghanistan


23 August, 2021

Tokyo Paralympics: Indian Para Athletes Primed For Unprecedented Medal Haul


Javelin thrower Devendra Jhajharia and high jumper Mariyappan Thangavelu will lead the biggest ever contingent with India expecting at least 15 medals

17 August, 2021

Tokyo Paralympics: Star Para-javelin Thrower Devendra Jhajharia Eyes Third Gold Medal


Jhajharia, 40, won his first gold in F-46 category in 2004 Athens Paralympics and then won his second top medal in the 2016 Rio Games

17 July, 2021

Tokyo Paralympics: After COVID-19 Duty, DM Noida Suhas Yathiraj Gears Up For Para-badminton


The bureaucrat along with Manoj Sarkar on Friday qualified after the game's governing body BWF granted two bipartite quotas to India

08 July, 2021

Rubina Francis Leads 10-Member Indian Para Shooters Squad For Tokyo Paralympics


Rubina Francis has qualified for the Tokyo Paralympics with a world record, Deepa Malik, Paralympic Committee of India president, said

03 July, 2021

Tokyo Paralympics: Devendra Jhajharia Headlines 24-member Indian Athletics Team - Check Complete List


The PCI's selection committee picked the team after a two-day trial at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here on June 29 and 30. The selection meeting was chaired by PCI chief Deepa Malik

01 July, 2021

Devendra Jhajharia Rewrites World Record In Javelin Throw, Books Tokyo Paralympic Berth


Jhajharia, 40, has won two gold medals in the men's F-46 category at the Paralympics, sent the spear to a distance of 65.71m


17 June, 2021

Japanese Medical Community Opposes To Holding Tokyo Olympics And Paralympics

Associated Press (AP)

The medical journal The Lancet criticized the World Health Organization and other health bodies for not taking a clear stand on holding Olympics

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.

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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.

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

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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.

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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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The Future of Universities: Can India Overcome The Digital Divide?

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.

Jan 15, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Super Immunity, Natural Vaccines, Covid Gods: A Desi Guide To Denying The Pandemic

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.

Jan 08, 2022 Rakhi Bose

What Is The Future Of The Liberal Arts In Asia?

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.

Jan 01, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

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.

Dec 28, 2021 Tanvir Aeijaz