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Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju Expresses Optimism On Holding Of National Games

Jan 04, 2021 PTI

The Union Sports Minister admitted that the calendar for the games was in jeopardy due to COVID-19 and that the infrastructure was also affected

Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju Inaugurates 8 Khelo India State Centre Of Excellence

Dec 22, 2020 PTI

Khelo India has become a brand, Rijiju said, adding that everybody, including boys and girls want to be part of the programme


India Announces It’s Candidature To Host AFC Asian Cup 2027

Unveiling its plans at the launch in New Delhi, AIFF showcased the unrivalled potential of hosting Asia’s flagship football event

Kiren Rijiju Shares Massive Plan To Employ Retired Sportspersons

Dec 08, 2020 PTI

Kiren Rijiju urged the corporate houses to come together to help create a sports-loving society


India Doping: Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju Urges WADA To Lift Suspension, Says NDTL Has Taken Corrective Steps

The world anti-doping watchdog (WADA) first suspended NDTL's accreditation in August 2019 for a period of six months, then extended the ban citing non-conformation to international standards

01 October, 2020

Farm Reform Bills Will Help Farmers To Get Rid Of Middlemen, Says Kiren Rijiju

PTI

Kiren Rijiju said that many forces are trying to 'mislead' farmers without going through the clauses of the farm reform bill.


26 September, 2020

Amit Shah Meets Ladakh Leaders

Naseer Ganai

In a major development, the Union Home Minister today met a delegation of Ladakhi political leaders.


12 September, 2020

Chinese Army Hands Over 5 Indians Who Went Missing From Arunachal

Outlook Web Bureau

The Chinese army had on Tuesday conveyed that the five youths, who went missing on September 4 from the Sino-Indian border in Upper Subansiri district, were found by them across the border.


09 September, 2020

Why Was Jeje Lalpekhlua Overlooked For Arjuna Award - Mizoram Football Association Seeks Answer

Outlook Web Bureau

Jeje Lalpekhlua has been nominated for the Arjuna Award by the All India Football Federation (AIFF) on three separate occasions, but each time, he was "overlooked"


08 September, 2020

China's PLA Confirms 5 Missing Arunachal Youths Found: Union Minister Kiren Rijiju

PTI

The five youths had gone missing on Friday from the Sino-Indian border in the Upper Subansiri district of Arunachal Pradesh.


29 August, 2020

National Sports Awards : Kiren Rijiju Announces Increased Prize Money

Outlook Web Bureau

Kiren Rijiju made the announcement on the occasion of the 115th birth anniversary of hockey legend Dhyan Chand, which is celebrated as National Sports Day in India


29 August, 2020

National Sports Day 2020: Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju Pays Tribute To Dhyan Chand

Outlook Web Bureau

India celebrates hockey great Dhyan Chand's birthday on August 29 as the National Sports Day


26 August, 2020

India Plans BRICS Games During Khelo India Next Year

PTI

Rijiju's announcement came after he attended a meeting of Sports Ministers of the BRICS nations (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) on Tuesday


20 August, 2020

BCCI 'Hoodwinked' Everyone By Roping In Dream11 as IPL 2020 Title Sponsors: Traders' Body

Outlook Web Bureau

There are certain questions about Chinese company Tencent's investment in Dream11, which has just bought the title sponsorship rights for the IPL 2020, and Indian traders are not happy


11 August, 2020

Ministry Sets Aug 13 Deadline For NSFs To Respond To Sports Code Questionnaire

PTI

The responses to the Sports Code questionnaire is crucial for all NSFs as a case is pending in the Delhi High Court, whose next date of hearing is on August 21


03 August, 2020

Sunil Chhetri Gets ‘Perfect’ Birthday Gift From Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju

Outlook Web Bureau

Football Delhi aims to make the capital a soccer hotspot again, gets boost from AFC secretary general and Kiren Rijiju


25 July, 2020

Haryana To Host Khelo India Youth Games 2021 After Tokyo Olympics

Outlook Web Bureau

Sports Minister Kiren, however, said that an official announcement of the dates for the 2021 Khelo Games will be made only after the Tokyo Games


24 July, 2020

Hopeful India Will Organise Sporting Events In Sept-Oct: Kiren Rijiju

PTI

The Sports Ministry had resumed training camps of some Olympics disciplines in the last week of May and Kiren Rijiju said events will also gradually start in the near future


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.

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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