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.
Oyo Founder and CEO, Ritesh Agarwal tweeted that the development marked a significant stride to the company more diverse and inclusive over the years.
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 Lalinakere Yathiraj, the district magistrate of Gautam Buddh Nagar, clinched the silver medal at Paralympics badminton in Tokyo, Japan
The 19-year-old Lekhara, competing in her debut Games, finished third in 50m Rifle 3 Position
Earlier in the day, Aruna had stunned fifth seed Danijela Jovanovic of Serbia 29-9
Several Bollywood celebrities, including actors Akshay Kumar, Vicky Kaushal, Ajay Devgn and Sidharth Malhotra congratulated Indian Paralympians after their respective wins
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
Bhavina Patel of Gujarat beat world champion Borislava Peric of Serbia in the quarterfinals
Both the Indian table tennis players lost to their respective Chinese opponents
The country's athletes were forced to withdraw from the Tokyo Paralympics after Taliban's took over Afghanistan
Javelin thrower Devendra Jhajharia and high jumper Mariyappan Thangavelu will lead the biggest ever contingent with India expecting at least 15 medals
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
The bureaucrat along with Manoj Sarkar on Friday qualified after the game's governing body BWF granted two bipartite quotas to India
Rubina Francis has qualified for the Tokyo Paralympics with a world record, Deepa Malik, Paralympic Committee of India president, said
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
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
The medical journal The Lancet criticized the World Health Organization and other health bodies for not taking a clear stand on holding Olympics
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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