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Union Minister Anurag Thakur Urges People To Continue Wearing Face Mask Until Experts Say Otherwise

Oct 21, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

According to the union minister, during the course of the pandemic, decisions were taken based on requirements. Covid protocols, such as maintaining physical distance, wearing masks and washing hands played a key role in controlling the further spread of the virus.

2022 Commonwealth Games Hockey Controversy: Sports Minister Anurag Thakur Not Amused With India Pullout

Oct 10, 2021 PTI

Hockey India decided not to send teams at the 2022 Birmingham Commonwealth Games citing COVID. The government says it was not consulted.


Here Are The Top 10 Events Of The Day

The military level talks with China in Ladakh to Danish President’s visit to world’s wonder Taj Mahal in Agra, the day is going to witnesses several events. Here are the top 10 happenings of the day.

SAI Gives Promotions To 5 Tokyo Olympics Stars; Announces Grant For Late Ngangom Dingko Singh's Family

Sep 28, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Ngangom Dingko Singh, Asian Games gold-medallist and an Arjuna award-winning boxer, aged 42, died of liver cancer in June this year.


Himalayan Film Festival Opens With ‘Shershaah’ Movie In Leh

Nearly a dozen films from the Himalayan states will be screened during Himalayan Film Festival in Leh.

29 August, 2021

National Sports Day: Sports Minister Anurag Thakur Launches Fit India Mobile App

PTI

India celebrates National Sports Day on the birthday of hockey wizard Major Dhyan Chand


24 August, 2021

Anurag Thakur’s 630-Kms ‘Jan Ashirwad Yatra’ In Himachal Puts Him In New Limelight

Ashwani Sharma

The BJP seems to be making a new experiment in Himachal Pradesh.


22 August, 2021

'High Altitude Sports Training Centre' To Come Up Near Dharamsala, Says Sports Minister Anurag Thakur

PTI

Thakur, who has remained BCCI president, also played a major part in building cricket stadium in Dharamsala when he was head of state body


20 August, 2021

Centre All Set To Deal With The Speculated Third Wave Of COVID-19: Anurag Thakur

Outlook Web Desk

The Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government is fully ready to tackle a possible third wave of COVID-19. A provision of Rs 23,123 has been made to deal with it, said Anurag Thakur


17 August, 2021

World Champion Komolika Bari Leads Youth Archery Medallists As Sports Ministry Fetes Rising Stars

Outlook Web Bureau

Team India registered a total of 15 medals – 8 gold, 2 silver and 5 bronze, from the Archery Youth World Championships


12 August, 2021

Monsoon Session: Strict Action Should Be Taken Against 'Misbehaving' Opposition MPs, Says Govt

Outlook Web Bureau

Piyush Goyal said that the Opposition's approach of 'my way or highway is highly condemnable' and the country also condemns such attitude.


10 August, 2021

PM Modi Takes Notice Of Absent MPs In Parliament During Voting For Statutory Resolution

Outlook Web Desk

The PM has directed Parliamentary Affairs Minister to submit the details of the absent members.


04 August, 2021

Govt Approves Samagra Shiksha Scheme For School Education For Five Years

Outlook Web Desk

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, gave its approval for the continuation of the revised scheme for a period of 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


22 July, 2021

Tax Raids On Media Houses: ‘Agencies Doing Their Work, There Is No Interference, Says Anurag Thakur

Outlook Web Bureau

The minister was responding to a question on the opposition Congress' allegation that the raids were intended to throttle the voice of democracy.


14 July, 2021

Tokyo Olympics: Sports Minister Launches 'Official' Song On Indian Contingent - VIDEO

PTI

India will be sending a 228-strong contingent to the Tokyo Olympics. Out of the 119 athletes, 67 are male and 52 are female participants


08 July, 2021

Anurag Thakur, Former BCCI Chief, Takes Charge As Union Sports Minister

PTI

Anurag takes over the Sports Ministry at a time when the athletes are in the final stage of their preparations for the Olympic Games starting July 23.


07 July, 2021

Anurag Thakur, Ex-India Cricket Boss, Becomes Sports Minister

Outlook Web Bureau

Former BCCI president Anurag Thakur will replace Kiren Rijiju just ahead of Tokyo Olympics


Photo Gallery

Pakistan's cricket captain Babar Azam, left, and Mohammad Rizwan celebrate their victory in the Cricket Twenty20 World Cup match between India and Pakistan in Dubai, UAE.

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Pakistan's Mohammad Rizwan runs to celebrate their victory in the Cricket Twenty20 World Cup match between India and Pakistan in Dubai, UAE.

AP Photo/Aijaz Rahi

Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli, centre, hugs Pakistan's Mohammad Rizwan after Pakistan won the the Cricket Twenty20 World Cup match between India and Pakistan in Dubai, UAE.

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India's Mohammed Shami reacts after he was hit by three consecutive boundaries during the Cricket Twenty20 World Cup match between India and Pakistan in Dubai, UAE.

AP Photo/Aijaz Rahi

Pakistan's Mohammad Rizwan reacts after hitting a six during the Cricket Twenty20 World Cup match between India and Pakistan in Dubai, UAE.

AP Photo/Aijaz Rahi
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