The country's athletes were forced to withdraw from the Tokyo Paralympics after Taliban's took over Afghanistan
Paralympic Committee of India (PCI) chief Deepa Malik insisted that India will easily surpass four medal haul of Rio Games
Javelin thrower Devendra Jhajharia and high jumper Mariyappan Thangavelu will lead the biggest ever contingent with India expecting at least 15 medals
India has won 12 medals, including four gold, and as many silver and bronze medals in the Summer Paralympics since its debut at the 1968 Games
India are being represented by 54 athletes - the biggest ever - and the country is expecting its best medal haul this time.
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
Jhajharia, the first Indian Paralympian to win two gold medals at the Paralympics, said that Neeraj has brought much-awaited respect and recognition to the game
India is fielding its largest-ever contingent with 54 athletes in nine sports including at Tokyo Paralympics
Jhajharia, 40, won his first gold in F-46 category in 2004 Athens Paralympics and then won his second top medal in the 2016 Rio Games
The Paralympics will be held between August 24 to September 5 with PM Modi virtually interacting with 10 athletes
There were a few exceptions made during the Olympics with some fans allowed in outlying areas away from Tokyo
India will start its campaign at Tokyo Paralympics on August 27, with men's and women's archery events
The Khel Ratna Award, the Arjuna Award, Dronacharya Award and the Dhyan Chand Award are given away each year by the country's president on August 29, the National Sports Day
The plea, which seeks a direction to the PCI to include Sharma's name in the list of selected shooters for the R7 event, will be heard by Justice Rekha Palli on July 22
The bipartite slots came as a relief to India after the country's para powerlifting team couldn’t participate at last month’s Fazza -Dubai 2021 World Cup owing to travel restrictions
A total of 72 para-athletes, including 18 female players, took part in the selection trials held in Delhi on June 29 and 30. India has been granted 24 slots, including four women athletes, by the World Para Athletics
Jhajharia, 40, has won two gold medals in the men's F-46 category at the Paralympics, sent the spear to a distance of 65.71m
Overall, India has claimed 17 medals including nine gold at the 12th Fazza International World Para Athletics Grand Prix
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
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