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Japan: Princess Mako Set To Marry Commoner Amid Controversy

Oct 25, 2021 Deutsche Welle

Despite opposition from conservatives and snowballing tabloid reports of financial scandal, Princess Mako will marry commoner Kei Komuro in a subdued wedding ritual.

Suhas Yathiraj Says Never Been So Happy And Disappointed At The Same Time After Silver At Tokyo 2020 Paralympics

Sep 05, 2021 PTI

On Sunday, Suhas became the first ever IAS officer to win a medal at the Paralympics


Happy Teachers’ Day 2021: Five Coaches Who Made Difference For India At Tokyo Olympics

On Teacher’s Day, we look at coaches who helped India to a record haul at 2020 Tokyo Olympics

Krishna Nagar Wins Gold In Men's Singles Badminton At Tokyo 2020 Paralympics

Sep 05, 2021 PTI

Krishna Nagar defeated Hong Kong's Chu Man Kai 21-17, 16-21, 21-17, in the final


Suhas Lalinakere Yathiraj Settles For Silver In Badminton AT Tokyo 2020 Paralympics

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

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04 September, 2021

IAS Officer Suhas L Yathiraj Match Away From Historic Gold At Tokyo 2020 Paralympics

PTI

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


04 September, 2021

Tokyo Paralympics: President, PM Lead Sports Fraternity In Hailing Manish Narwal-Singhraj Adhana 1-2 Finish

PTI

Manish Narwal, 19, smashed the Paralympic record to clinch India's third gold, while Adhana bagged the silver in 50m Pistol final


04 September, 2021

Manish Narwal Clinches Gold, Singhraj Adhana Bags Silver In 50m Pistol At Tokyo 2020 Paralympics

PTI

Narwal shot a total of 218.2, a Paralympic record, to claim gold while Adana, who had won the bronze in the 10m air pistol, added a silver to his kitty


03 September, 2021

Avani Lekhara Is Legend At 19, Becomes First Indian Woman To Win Two Medals At Tokyo 2020 Paralympics

PTI

The 19-year-old Lekhara, competing in her debut Games, finished third in 50m Rifle 3 Position


03 September, 2021

Avani Lekhara Wins Historic Bronze For India In 50m Rifle 3 Position At Tokyo 2020 Paralympics

Outlook Web Bureau

Avani Lekhara is now first-ever Indian to win two individual medals at Paralympics/Olympics


02 September, 2021

Shooter Rahul Jakhar Finishes 5th In Mixed 25m Pistol Final At Tokyo 2020 Paralympics

PTI

Rahul Jakhar, 35, was eliminated at the end of the seventh series in the finals after qualifying second with a score of 576


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02 September, 2021

Prachi Yadav Qualifies For Canoe Sprint Semifinal At Tokyo 2020 Paralympics

PTI

Prachi Yadav, 26, hails from Bhopal and recorded a time of 1:11.098 seconds in CLass VL2 Heat 1


02 September, 2021

Suhas Yathiraj, Tarun Win; Palak Kohli-Parul Parmar Lose At Tokyo 2020 Paralympics

PTI

IAS Officer Suhas, 38, took just 19 minutes to see off Germany's Jan Niklas Pott 21-9 21-3 in a lopsided group A clash.


01 September, 2021

India At Tokyo Paralympics: Arvind Malik Avoids Wooden Spoon In Shot Put Final - Highlights

Outlook Web Bureau

Indians competed in three medal events -- shooting, shot put and taekwondo -- on Thursday. Catch highlights of India at Tokyo Paralympics 2020


01 September, 2021

Bajrang Punia Backs Vinesh Phogat, Says Wrestlers Need Help To Counter Mental Health Issues

Ashutosh Sharma

Bajrang Punia, who won bronze at Tokyo Olympics, said people around him helped stay positive when the chips were down


01 September, 2021

Amit Saroha, Dharambir End Without Medal At Club Throw Event At Tokyo 2020 Paralympics

PTI

With this event, India ended the day medal-less after touching the unprecedented double-digit mark on Tuesday with a haul of 10 so far, including two gold


31 August, 2021

India At Tokyo Paralympics: Amit Saroha, Dharambir Disappoint, India Finish Day 8 With No Medals - Highlights

Outlook Web Bureau

Indians didn't add to their 10 medals already at Tokyo Paralympics. Catch the highlights of India's performance here.


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31 August, 2021

Singhraj Adhana Built Shooting Range At Home In His Quest For Tokyo Paralympic Medal

PTI

Singhraj's monumental effort paid off as the 39-year-old, only four years after taking to the sport, won the Paralympics bronze medal in the men's 10m air pistol event


Photo Gallery

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.

PTI Photo

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.

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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