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Indian Para-Badminton Players Safe After Twin Blasts Near Team Hotel in Uganda

Nov 16, 2021 PTI

According to Gaurav Khanna, chief coach of the Indian para-badminton team, the blasts happened around 100 metres away from the hotel in Kampala.

Deepa Malik Joins OYO Board As Independent Director

Oct 13, 2021 Outlook Business Team

Oyo Founder and CEO, Ritesh Agarwal tweeted that the development marked a significant stride to the company more diverse and inclusive over the years.


No Surgery For Sharad Kumar: Two-month Rest Advised For Tokyo Paralympics Bronze Medallist

The-29-year-old Kumar had undergone a few tests after he was admitted to the AIIMS in Delhi due to chest congestion on September 16.

Tokyo Paralympics: Sachin Tendulkar Hails Para-athletes As 'Real Life Heroes'

Aug 23, 2021 PTI

According to Tendulkar, the journey of para-athletes is an 'eye-opener' to common people that what one can do with passion and determination


Tokyo Paralympics: Changes In Classification For Couple Of Indian Para-athletes

Classes are divided in terms of type (indicated by the first digit) and level of impairment. In general, the lower the second digit, the higher the level of impairment

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22 August, 2021

Tokyo Paralympics: Indians Look To Make Mark In Table Tennis, Powerlifting And Taekwondo

PTI

Bhavina is currently world no 8 while Sonalben is ranked 19th in the Para Table Tennis rankings and are scheduled to start their campaign on August 25


02 July, 2021

Tokyo Paralympics: Denied Visas, Indian Para-archers Pull Out Of Qualification Event

PTI

India and Brazil were marked as 'extreme high-risk countries' by the Czech Republic and the European country's ministries of health and foreign affairs did not give clearance to the 11-member Indian contingent


16 May, 2021

Tokyo Paralympics: Indian Team To Be Picked On June 15-16

PTI

The Tokyo Paralympic Games are scheduled to be held from August 24 to September 5


13 February, 2021

Sandeep Chaudhary Wins Gold, Navdeep, Arvind Secure Quotas For Tokyo Paralympic Games

PTI

Overall, India has claimed 17 medals including nine gold at the 12th Fazza International World Para Athletics Grand Prix


05 December, 2020

Meet Shams Aalam, A Paraplegic World Record Holder, Athlete And Sports Diplomat

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Shams Aalam’s mission in life is to promote accessibility through sports


18 August, 2020

Rohit Sharma, Vinesh Phogat, Manika Batra, Mariappan Thangavelu Recommended For Khel Ratna Award

PTI

Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna: This is only the second time that four athletes have been recommended for the top sporting accolade


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16 July, 2020

Ace Para-badminton Player Ramesh Tikaram Dies Of COVID-19

PTI

Ramesh Tikaram was instrumental in bringing the international para-badminton tournament to India in 2001


11 May, 2020

I've Retired From Active Sports, But Not Today: Deepa Malik

Outlook Web Bureau

Deepa Malik reportedly said that she had retired in September last year though she did not make a public announcement


11 May, 2020

Legendary Para-athlete Deepa Malik Announces Retirement

Outlook Web Bureau

As per the National Sports Code, an active athlete cannot hold an official post in any federation, and citing this rule, Deepa Malik said it is important for her to announce retirement


01 February, 2020

Deepa Malik Elected Unopposed As President Of Paralympic Committee Of India

PTI

Deepa Malik, who won a silver in shot put F-53 event in the 2016 Rio Paralympic Games, was elected unopposed as president in the Paralympic Committee Of India (PCI) polls held in Bengaluru on Friday


11 November, 2019

Sundar Singh Gurjar Defends World Title As India Secure Three Tokyo Paralympic Games Quotas

PTI

Sundar Singh Gurjar not only defended his London Worlds 2017 title, but also became the only second Indian to have clinched two World Championships medals after Devendra Jhajharia


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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.

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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.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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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.

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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.

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