Tuesday, 29 November, 2022
TopicMirabai Chanu

Topic: Mirabai Chanu

‘Proud moment’ — Olympic medallist Mirabai Chanu joins Manipur Police as ASP (sports)

Mirabai Chanu, who belongs to Nongpok Kakching village in Manipur’s Imphal East, made history last year by winning India’s first-ever Olympic silver medal in weightlifting.

Former Sikkim boxer, who fought paralysis, behind Lovlina Borgohain’s Olympics journey

Snippets from the vibrant Northeast that capture politics, culture, society and more in the eight states.

The many joys of watching Indians at Tokyo 2020. But it’s the commentary that excites more

Want to cry tears of joy watching Indian athletes in Tokyo? Let Sony's Olympics coverage add to it.

Govt felicitates Tokyo Olympics silver medallist Mirabai Chanu, announce reward, promotion

Chanu, who returned to the country Monday evening, lifted a total of 202kg in the 49kg category to better Karnam Malleswari's bronze in the 2000 Sydney Olympics on Saturday.

Olympics silver medalist Mirabai Chanu returns from Tokyo to loud welcome at Delhi airport

The 26-year-old star was mobbed by waiting crowds, and was enveloped by security personnel who escorted her from the airport. She was due to meet Sports Minister Anurag Thakur.

In her Manipur village, Mirabai Chanu’s family prepares for a feast to celebrate Olympic feat

Mirabai Chanu's family lives in Nongpok Kakching village at the foothills of Imphal East district in Manipur. They say she never had a doubt about a medal in Tokyo Olympics.

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In Gujarat, voters want BJP’s alternative but not of Modi

After ruling Gujarat for 27 years, BJP knows how to shield election outcomes from ground realities such as people’s hardships, leaderless govt and corrupt bureaucracy.
File photo of Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and his Indian counterpart Subrahmanyam Jaishankar | Maxim Shipenkov/Pool via Reuters

Modi govt asked by sanction-hit Russia for parts for key sectors, says report

Moscow has sent India a list of over 500 products including parts for cars, aircraft and trains for delivery as sanctions squeeze Russia's ability to keep vital industries running.


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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.