Monday, 28 November, 2022
TopicAsian games

Topic: Asian games

Renowned athletics coach & Dronacharya Award winner O M Nambiar dies at 89

A former Air Force man and Padma Shri awardee, Nambiar had trained several athletes during his tenure as a coach, including the legendary P T Usha.

Asian Games gold medalist boxer Dingko Singh dies at 42

The Manipuri boxer, who won the gold medal at 1998 Asian Games, had been battling cancer since 2017. His health woes were compounded by a bout of jaundice and Covid last year.

Appu Ghar, India’s first amusement park, was all about the thrill of something new

From bumper cars to the bhoot bangla, Appu Ghar's rides may not seem like much today, but for children in the '80s, it was wonderland.

Asian Games gold medallist boxer Dingko Singh, a cancer patient, tests positive for Covid

41-year-old Dingko Singh, who is battling liver cancer, tested positive on returning to Manipur from Delhi after undergoing radiation therapy.

This is how India’s 2018 Asian Games mixed relay silver turned into gold

India’s 4x400 relay squad’s medal was upgraded to gold after Bahraini runner Oluwakemi Adekoya tested positive for doping and was disqualified.

Meet India’s only truly world-class athlete, and it’s not Virat Kohli

Shekhar Gupta catches up with javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra, 21, who won India its first Asian Games gold in the sport at the Jakarta games.

Court takes over kabaddi too, appoints retired judge to pick national team

The judge was appointed an observer by the Delhi High Court after questions were raised over the Asiad selection process.

How does Haryana top India’s medal tallies? The answer lies in history and incentives

There has been a historical bent towards agriculture and military among people of the state, both callings that equip one with deep physical resilience.

BJP leaders’ demand for men’s rights, and fuel prices up again

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by editors at ThePrint.

The political reason behind Modi & BJP ministers praising India’s Asian Games winners

BJP hopes the Twitter applause and ad campaign will help it court India's young voters ahead of DUSU polls and 2019 elections.

On Camera

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Former Pakistani Army Chief Qamar Javed Bajwa | ISPR/Twitter

On my last day as Pakistan Army Chief, I leave Asim Munir with bigger problems than my billions

Does Indian Army Chief Gen Pande have no interest in making CPEC, cheese pizza economic corridor? I suggest him this corridor against China. Learn from us.
Representational image of workers at a construction site | ANI

GDP data this week will indicate FY23 outlook. But analysis shows growth still below pre-Covid yrs

Analysis of industrial & consumer data not included in usual ‘high-frequency indicators’ shows although demand seems to have recovered from pandemic, it remains weak.

Defence

Illustration: Soham Sen | The Print

Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.