"If you take out 30 minutes in the day to exercise your body will remain fit and you can fight a lot of diseases," Manpreet said.
A brainchild of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the outreach envisages interaction of all Olympians and Paralympians with students from 75 schools each in a span of two years to motivate the youngsters to have "santulit ahaar" or a balanced diet and take on fitness activities.
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
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.