A brainchild of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the outreach initiative envisages all Olympians and Paralympians interacting with students from 75 schools each in two years to motivate the youngsters to have 'Santulit Ahaar' or a balanced diet and take on fitness activities.
Ngangom Dingko Singh, Asian Games gold-medallist and an Arjuna award-winning boxer, aged 42, died of liver cancer in June this year.
On Teacher’s Day, we look at coaches who helped India to a record haul at 2020 Tokyo Olympics
IAS Officer Suhas, 38, took just 19 minutes to see off Germany's Jan Niklas Pott 21-9 21-3 in a lopsided group A clash.
Bajrang Punia, who won bronze at Tokyo Olympics, said people around him helped stay positive when the chips were down
The Tokyo Games were postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic by a year and the Olympics cycle was reduced to three years, from the usual four, going into the 2024 Paris Games
Following Neeraj Chopra’s win on Saturday, many users on either joked about yet another excuse for Bollywood to make a biopic or the fact that Chopra’s success and fame will soon overshadow Virat Kohli's stardom.
Aditi was 12-under 201 after three rounds and is the sole golfer in second position, three strokes adrift of leader Nelly Korda of USA who carded a two-under 69 in the penultimate round
A slew of celebrities congratulated the Indian Men's Hockey team after they beat Germany to win India's first medal in the sport in the Olympics since 1980.
Despite taking the lead, Indian girls went down 2-1 against Argentina in a Tokyo 2020 semifinal match
The defending champion from Georgia lifted 223 kilograms in the snatch and 265kg in the clean and jerk for a total 488kg on Wednesday.
Dahiya on Wednesday became only the second Indian wrestler to qualify for the title clash at the Olympic Games,
Following Shah Rukh Khan’s tweet in which the actor pretended to be his character, Kabir Khan from the film 'Chak De', Marijne came back with a swift response reminding everyone about who the “real coach” is.
Instead of stepping up their performance in Tokyo after a disastrous 2016 Rio Games, the shooters crumbled under the Olympic pressure
The result meant that the Indian shooting team's disastrous outing continued with none of its participants except for Saurabh Chaudhary qualifying for the finals
Ganapathy and Thakkar ended at 16th in Race 5 before pulling off a seventh-place finish in the next to occupy 17th place
The Japanese capital reported 2,848 new COVID-19 cases, exceeding the earlier record of 2,520 cases on Jan. 7.
Foroughi, 41, set an Olympic record of 244.8 points to win gold in 10m air pistol, which also featured India's Saurabh Chaudhary, who finished seventh
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.