Friday, 19 August, 2022
TopicNeeraj Chopra

Topic: Neeraj Chopra

Javelin star and CWG silver medalist Anderson Peters assaulted, thrown off boat in Grenada

Police confirmed the arrest of six Trinidadians, attack draws condemnations from fans and fellow Grenadians, including the prime minister

Pakistani India-baiter confuses Neeraj Chopra with Ashish Nehra, Sehwag leads meme brigade

Pakistani conspiracy theorist Zaid Hamid hoped to congratulate Javelin thrower Arshad Nadeem for bagging gold at CWG. As usual, his facts weren’t right.

Birmingham 2022 scripts a new Commonwealth Games story for India—fewer medals, more diversity

More than a week into the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra's absence hasn't really been felt with India raking up 26 medals so far.

Neeraj Chopra bags silver medal in athletics at World Athletic Championship

Neeraj also became India's first track and field athlete to take the silver medal in the World Championships.

Neeraj Chopra to be awarded with Param Vishisht Seva ​Medal on Republic Day

Subedar Neeraj Chopra of 4 Rajputana Rifles created history by becoming the first Indian athlete to win an Olympic gold medal in a track and field event.

PM Modi hails Olympic gold medalist Neeraj Chopra for motivating young students on sports

Modi's praise came a day after Javelin thrower Chopra visited a school in Ahmedabad to launch a national mission to make students aware of the importance of fitness and sports.

What a Vogue cover means for Neeraj Chopra and Indian male athletes

Neeraj Chopra has broken the glamour glass ceiling by being the first male athlete to adorn the cover of Vogue India. Move over cricketers.

Neeraj Chopra, Lovlina Borgohain, Manpreet Singh among 12 athletes to get Khel Ratna

Indian men's hockey team captain Manpreet Singh was originally recommended for the Arjuna award but he joined goalkeeper PR Sreejesh as the second hockey player in the list of awardees.

Neeraj Chopra, Ravi Dahiya, Lovlina Borgohain among 11 players nominated for Khel Ratna

Sunil Chhetri also became the country's first footballer to be selected for the award. The announcements were delayed this year to include performances of the para-athletes in Tokyo.

Modi’s phone call to Neeraj Chopra, Paralympic winners was also a gold — politically

Modi has turned the idea of a 'distant' PM on its head, steering interactions with people away from just election speeches and addresses from the Red Fort.

On Camera

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Narendra Modi | Wikimedia Commons

Revadi jibe shows Modi govt letting its insecurities do the talking, not economics

Why exactly should the Prime Minister be worried about the welfare model of an opposition party that barely controls two state governments?
Farmers plant paddy saplings in a field | PTI Photo

Good news from the farm as India’s FY22 foodgrain production estimated at record 316 mn tonnes

Wheat production estimate sees marginal upward revision to 106.8 million tons, though current rate lowest in 3 years.

Defence

Su-57, the Russian 5th generation fighter aircraft Photo by Snehesh Alex Philip

Russia wants to build next generation tanks, submarines with India

As the second regiment of the S-400 Triumf air defence system starts getting delivered, Russia said it expects the serial production of AK 203 rifles in Amethi to begin in late 2022-early 2023.
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Tiranga vs Tiranga: Gloves are off as Kejriwal joins the ‘nationalism’ battle with Modi

Kejriwal’s maun vrat on Modi has ended. This is an important turn in Indian politics. In some ways rivalling the dramatic turn in Bihar.
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