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Saikhom Mirabai Chanu

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

Sep 05, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

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

Amit Shah Tells Saikhom Mirabai Chanu, Don't Be Content With Olympics Silver Medal

Sep 04, 2021 PTI

Mirabai had clinched a silver medal in the 49kg category weightlifting that opened India's account at the recently-concluded Tokyo Olympics

Mirabai Chanu's Tokyo Olympics Silver Medal Is 'Oxygen' For Weightlifting, Says Karnam Malleswari

Malleswari, who had won a weightlifting bronze in the 2000 Olympics, said that sports culture will grow in the country

Saikhom Mirabai Chanu Eyes Asian Games Weightlifting Medal After Tokyo Olympics Silver

Aug 17, 2021 PTI

Mirabai Chanu said she is focussed on the Asian Games gold medal, which remains the only accolade missing from her cabinet.

India's Tokyo Olympics High - No Better Religion Than This To Unify A Medal-Thirsty Nation

There were many misses but India won a record seven medals at Tokyo 2020. Neeraj Chopra's gold sent the country delirious with joy and pride

08 August, 2021

Neeraj Chopra To Get Rs 1cr From BCCI As Indian Cricket Board Announces Rewards For Tokyo Olympics Medalists


Javelin thrower Chopra secured India's second individual gold in Olympic history with a sensational performance

05 August, 2021

Manipur CM: The Killer Instinct Of Manipuri Athletes Makes Them Win

Bhavna Vij-Aurora

In an exclusive interview with Outlook, Chief Minister N. Biren Singh speaks about the ‘sporting spirit’ of Manipur.

31 July, 2021

Breaking Biases: Now Is The Time To Reclaim Women Athletes

Devina Chandola

Apart from being subject to lack of opportunities, women athletes in India also have to deal with gender stereotyping

27 July, 2021

Mirabai Chanu Gets Emotional Welcome At Home, Manipur Celebrates Weightlifter's Tokyo 2020 Silver


A stringent training regimen after the 2016 Rio Games had limited Chanu's visits to home for the past five years.

26 July, 2021

Tokyo Olympic Silver-medallist Saikhom Mirabai Chanu Given Hero's Welcome

Outlook Web Bureau

The Olympic star was felicitated at a special ceremony organised by Sports Minister this evening

26 July, 2021

Manipur To Appoint Saikhom Mirabai Chanu As Additional Superintendent Of Police


The state government is also rewarding Mirabai Chanu with Rs 1 crore for winning the silver medal in weightlifting

26 July, 2021

Tokyo Olympic Silver-medallist Saikhom Mirabai Chanu Returns To Warm But Chaotic Reception


Inside the airport, Chanu was greeted with chants of 'Bharat Mata ki Jai' by the staff present there and felicitated by officials of SAI

26 July, 2021

Saikhom Mirabai Chanu's Silver To Turn Into Gold? Doping Cloud On Zhihui Hou Looms

Outlook Web Bureau

Saikhom Mirabai Chanu lifted a total of 202kg (87kg+115kg) to clinch silver medal behind China's Zhihui Hou

24 July, 2021

Tokyo Olympics 2020, Indian Results At A Glance On Day 1: Saikhom Mirabai Chanu Gives Historic Start

Outlook Web Bureau

Weightlifter Saikhom Mirabai Chanu won India's first medal at Tokyo 2020. India are attempting to surpass their best medal haul of six at London 2012

24 July, 2021

Fish And Rice Waiting For Mirabai Chanu, Tokyo 2020 Silver Medallist Visited Home 'Five Times In Five Years'


Competing in her second Olympics, Chanu claimed the silver medal in the 49kg category with a total of 202kg (87kg+115kg)

24 July, 2021

Abhinav Bindra Hails Saikhom Mirabai Chanu Says Silver Will 'Serve As Reminder Of Joy' In This COVID Gloom


Manipur's Mirabai Chanu, 26, lifted a total of 202kg (87kg+115kg) to better Karnam Malleswari's bronze in the 2000 Sydney Olympics

24 July, 2021

Saikhom Mirabai Chanu's Mother In Tears As Daughter Sports 'Good Luck' Earrings She Gifted In Tokyo Olympics


Saikhom Mirabai Chanu ended India's 21-year wait for a weightlifting medal at the Olympics by clinching a silver medal in the 49kg category

24 July, 2021

Silver-lining For India As Saikhom Mirabai Chanu Basks In Tokyo Olympics Limelight


The diminutive Manipuri broke down after realising that she has secured a medal and hugged head coach Vijay Sharma in jubiliation

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Security personnel in position at the encounter site in Bhatadurian area of Mendhar in Poonch district.

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Former National Conference senior leader Devinder Rana addresses at BJP headquarters in Jammu.

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Former National Conference senior leader Devinder Rana is greeted by Jammu and Kashmir BJP president Ravinder Raina on his arrival at BJP headquarters in Jammu.

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State Vice President of Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Salim Parvez joins the JD-U party in the presence of Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, in Patna.

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Members of Rashtriya Bajrang Dal stage a protest against the recent killings of non locals by the terrorists in Kashmir, in Jammu.

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This Election Season In UP, Lakhimpur Kheri Is The New Political Battlefield

The Opposition is hoping for a rich election harvest in Uttar Pradesh but Lucknow appears to be a long way from the killing fields.


The Negotiator: Rakesh Tikait Is The Glue Holding Farmers’ Agitation Together

The former Delhi Police employee has also emerged as the go-to man for the authorities to reach out to the agitating farmers.

Vikas Pathak
The Negotiator: Rakesh Tikait Is The Glue Holding Farmers’ Agitation Together


Kashmir Minority Killings A Throwback To The Terrifying 90s

Outwardly peaceful, Kashmir has seen a spate of civilian killings in recent weeks. A silent unease has now exploded into fear and concern after the shooting of minorities.

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Kashmir Minority Killings A Throwback To The Terrifying 90s


Virat Kohli’s Abrasive Leadership Style Gave Indian Cricket A New Dimension

Virat Kohli will step down as T20 captain of India and RCB but that will not take away the fact that he remains a unique leader

Sep 20, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Taliban: What’s Next For The International Community?

With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.

Sep 13, 2021 Seema Guha

Rising Challenges Of Plagiarism In The Era Of Online Education

It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the foundations for successful professional careers.

Sep 12, 2021 Chaitali Moitra

Vaccine Mandates Harm Long-Term Public Health

One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates

Sep 12, 2021 Kameswari Chebrolu