Friday, 1 July, 2022
TopicParalympics

Topic: paralympics

Day after Padma Shri, Haryana wrestler starts protest in Delhi over ‘unfair’ treatment by state

Three-time ‘Deaflympics’ gold-medalist wrestler Virender Singh is seeking recognition on a par with para athletes from the Manohar Lal Khattar government.

PM Modi felicitates India’s Paralympic contingent, receives autographed stole

The Indian para-athletes returned from Tokyo on the back of a campaign that saw them win 19 medals, including 5 gold, 8 silver and 6 bronze, and finish 24th in the overall tally.

Indian federations lack awareness on Paralympics classification of athletes. It shows in Tokyo

Indian para-athletes’ performance at the Tokyo Paralympics 2020 must lead to entry of qualified classifiers so that more para-athletes can compete in future games.

Sumit Antil bags India’s second gold at Paralympics, sets world record in javelin throw

The 23-year-old para-athlete from Haryana sent the spear to 68.55m in his 5th attempt. Australian Michal Burian & Sri Lanka's Dulan Kodithuwakku won silver & bronze respectively.

Bhavinaben Patel eyes gold in Tokyo Paralympics table tennis, first Indian to reach finals

Bhavinaben Patel registered a 3-2 win over world no. 3 China's Miao Zhang in a class 4 semifinal in Tokyo Saturday. Patel will take on world number one Ying Zhou Sunday in the finals.

On Camera

YourTurn

Representational image | Islam devotees offer Friday prayers during Ramadan, Patna, April 2022 | PTI

Quran says no one can limit others’ freedom. Udaipur killing violates Islam’s golden rule

Throughout history, Islamic scholars have uniformly agreed that respecting and obeying the law of the land is an essential aspect of faith.
The Reserve Bank of India logo | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

RBI intervenes with multi-pronged strategy in battle against rupee fall

The Reserve Bank’s challenges include crashes in forward dollar premiums to rising open interest in futures that adds to pressure on the currency.

Defence

National Security Adviser Ajit Doval | File photo: ANI

At 1st Maritime Security Group meet, NSA chief Doval stresses on coordination among stakeholders

Meeting chaired by Vice Admiral (retd) G. Ashok Kumar, India’s 1st national maritime security coordinator. ‘Crucial policy issues’ such as ‘blue economy initiative’ also discussed.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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