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Dronacharya Award

Tarak Sinha, Man Who Coached Delhi's Cricket Stars, Dies At 71

Nov 06, 2021 Priya Nagi

Tarak Sinha was a Dronacharya Award recipient and among his famous pupils are Shikhar Dhawan and Rishabh Pant.

Ministry Makes Dope Violators Eligible For National Sports Honours, Provided Ban Period Served

Sep 08, 2021 PTI

The decision will help boxer Amit Panghal, who was nominated twice for the Arjuna award but has not been considered because of a dope violation


Devendra Jhajharia, Venkatesh Prasad, L Sarita Devi Named In National Sports Awards Selection Committee

This year's awards were delayed after the government decided to wait for India’s performance at both the Olympics and Paralympics in Tokyo

Hockey India Nominates Goalkeeper PR Sreejesh, Deepika For Khel Ratna; Harmanpreet For Arjuna

Jun 26, 2021 PTI

Vice-captain of India's men's team Harmanpreet Singh and women's team members Vandana Katariya and Navjot Kaur have also been nominated for the Arjuna awards.


Sports Ministry Invites Online Applications For National Sports Awards

The last date of submitting online applications for the National Sports Awards is June 21

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19 August, 2020

Please Consider My Brother-cum-coach For Dronacharya Award, Pleads Boxer Manoj Kumar

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Manoj Kumar, who had to go to court for the Arjuna award, on several occasions credited his brother Rajound for shaping his career


30 July, 2020

Sports Awards Likely To Be Delayed, Waiting For Rashtrapati Bhavan Instructions: Ministry Official

PTI

The National Sports Awards include the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna, the Arjuna, Dronacharya and Dhyanchand honours, conferred every year by the President of India at the Rashtrapati Bhavan on August 29


12 June, 2020

Gurbax Singh Sandhu Recommends Boxer Manoj Kumar's Brother For Dronacharya Award

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Being a former awardee himself, Gurbax Singh Sandhu is entitled to recommend names for the national sports awards


29 August, 2019

Deepa Malik Basks In Khel Ratna Glory; Bajrang Punia, Ravindra Jadeja Miss National Sports Awards Ceremony

PTI

The National Sports Awards are given on August 29 every year to commemorate the birth anniversary of hockey legend Major Dhyan Chand


17 August, 2019

National Sports Awards 2019: List Of All The Winners, From Deepa Malik To Ravindra Jadeja

PTI

Selection Committee for Sports Awards 2019 nominated names of Bajrang Punia (wrestling) and Deepa Malik (para-athletics) for the prestigious Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna and 19 payers including cricketer Ravindra Jadeja and athlete Mohammed Anas Yahiya for the Arjuna Award


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Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses a function to commemorate the ‘Samvidhan Divas’, at Parliament, in New Delhi.

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Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla addresses a function to commemorate ‘Samvidhan Divas’, at Parliament, in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind addresses a function to commemorate the ‘Samvidhan Divas’, at Parliament, in New Delhi.

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Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Union Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia and other leaders take a pledge on the 72nd National Law Day during the state BJP working committee meeting in Bhopal.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses a function to commemorate ‘Samvidhan Divas’, at Parliament, in New Delhi.

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