Ngangom Dingko Singh, Asian Games gold-medallist and an Arjuna award-winning boxer, aged 42, died of liver cancer in June this year.
Kumar, who won a T-42 high jump bronze at the Tokyo Paralympics, was admitted to AIIMS but later released. He is awaiting the results of few more tests.
The medal count could have reached close to 30 had nine of our athletes not missed the podium by a whisker
India won with an unprecedented 19 medals, including five gold, eight silver and six bronze, at Tokyo Paralympics 2020
Hailing from Gujarat, Bhavinaben Patel became the first Indian table tennis player to win a Paralympics medal
India finished with a record haul of 19 medals at the Summer Paralympics 2020. They won just four at Rio 2016
Suhas Lalinakere Yathiraj, the district magistrate of Gautam Buddh Nagar, clinched the silver medal at Paralympics badminton in Tokyo, Japan
These were unprecedented Olympics and Paralympics, postponed for a year and marked by footnotes and asterisks. The final act came Sunday (September 5)
Krishna had earlier said he wants to bring smiles to his countrymen by winning a medal at Tokyo Paralympics 2020
To put things in perspective, at the 2016 Rio Games, India had 19 athletes across five disciplines with four returning with medals in the end
On Sunday, Suhas became the first ever IAS officer to win a medal at the Paralympics
Krishna Nagar defeated Hong Kong's Chu Man Kai 21-17, 16-21, 21-17, in the final
Suhas Yathiraj, 38, produced an entertaining performance before narrowly going down 21-15, 17-21, 15-21, to two-time world champion Mazur in a 62-minute summit clash
India won a record 19 medals, including five gold, at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics. Catch highlights here
Shot-putter Tek Chand was India's flag-bearer for the Paralympics opening ceremony after he replaced high jumper Mariyappan Thangavelu in the last minute
With badminton making its debut at the Paralympics this year, Bhagat, the current world No. 1, thus became the first Indian to win a gold medal in the sport
Suhas Yathiraj, 38-year-old district magistrate of Gautam Buddh Nagar (Noida), will script history as the first-ever IAS officer to win a medal at the Paralympics
Manish Narwal, 19, smashed the Paralympic record to clinch India's third gold, while Adhana bagged the silver in 50m Pistol final
National Cadet Corps (NCC) cadets at the National War Memorial ahead of the celebrations of the 73rd anniversary of NCC raising day, in New Delhi.PTI Photo
A health worker administers a dose of COVID-19 vaccine to a worker after Union Minister Meenakshi Lekhi inaugurated free vaccination camp for those working at the Central Vista construction site in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
Union MoS for Science & Tech (Independent Charge) Jitendra Singh during the launch ceremony of drone based vaccine delivery in J&K, at CSIR-IIIM in Jammu.PTI Photo
Players of Canada and France vie for ball during their FIH Men's Junior World Cup 2021 hockey match at Kalinga Stadium, in Bhubaneswar.PTI Photo
New Zealand batsman Rachin Ravindra is bowled out by Indian spinner Ravindra Jadeja (unseen) during third day of the first Test cricket match between India and New Zealand, at Green Park stadium in Kanpur.PTI Photo/Arun Sharma
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