The International Olympic Committee voted in the new powers amid prolonged issues with the leadership of weightlifting and boxing.
Narayan made his debut against Yugoslavia at the Melbourne Olympics on December 4, 1956
Speaker Biswajit Daimary has decided to suspend work for half an hour when Lovlina, the first woman Olympian from Assam, will be in the ring at the boxing semi-final of Tokyo Olympics.
Since 2018 when Odisha hosted the hockey World Cup, the state has taken the role of being the sport's official sponsor. Courtesy CM Patnaik, hockey in India can again hope for better days.
After the Israeli National Anthem played at the Tokyo Olympics 2020, many users to to Twitter and alleged that Anu Malik copied the Israeli National Anthem for his song ‘Mera Mulk Mera Desh’.
A wave of rainbow-colored pride, openness and acceptance is sweeping through Olympics, with a record number of openly gay competitors in Tokyo
Catch highlights of the opening day of the Tokyo Olympics. India's lone women archer Deepika Kumari finished ninth, while the male trio fail to make an impact in the ranking round
Australia is top of Group C ahead Egypt and Spain, who drew 0-0 in the other game
Six-time world champion MC Mary Kom (51kg) will square off against Dominica's Miguelina Hernandez, while Lovlina Borgohain and Simranjit Kaur got a bye
How do you avoid politics when you're trying to pull off an event of this complexity during a lethal and protracted pandemic?
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France's CAC 40 shed 1.1 per cent in early trading to 6,388.62, while Germany's DAX was down 1.1 per cent at 15,370.28
Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 shed nearly 1.2 per cent in early trading to 27,677.60, while South Korea's Kospi slipped 0.9 per cent to 3,247.68.
The 1912, Stockholm Olympics was the last Games where first-placed winners were awarded medals made completely of gold.
FIH said the discretion to withdraw from hockey events in Tokyo due to positive COVID cases lies with the respective competing teams
India-based Anand Track and Field Equipment (ATE), Bhalla International and Nelco will be providing implements for shot put, discus and hammer throw events
The same day, IOC vice-president John Coates visited Nagasaki, the second Japanese city on which an atomic bomb was dropped
IOC also confirmed that in Tokyo 'there will be no handshakes and there will be no hugs during the ceremony'
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.