Wednesday, 30 November, 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

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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.

Defence

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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.