National Sports Federations (NSFs) to get a a bonus amount of Rs 25 lakh for every gold medal
The last date of submitting online applications for the National Sports Awards is June 21
The sports code has been mired in controversy with several NSFs and the IOA opposing its age and tenure cap regulations
2020 for Indian sports was not merely about the disruption, but the year had its share of good, bad, ugly and unfortunately some truly sad events
The chess federation is split into two camps -- one headed by Venkatrama Raja and the other by Chauhan, who have been at loggerheads over various issues
Except for the BCCI, all national sports bodies get funds from the ministry under the Scheme of Assistance to National Sports Federations
Competition Commission of India (CCI) Chairman Ashok Kumar Gupta said that of late, the regulator has come across numerous matters relating to the sports sector involving competition concerns
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has given in writing that it would adhere to the anti-doping policy of National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA), thus becoming a National Sports Federation
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.