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Sports ministry requests FIFA, AFC to let Indian clubs play in football tournament in Tashkent

In its email, the ministry had highlighted the fact that women's football team Gokulam Kerala FC was already in Uzbekistan's capital when FIFA's suspension of AIFF was announced.

‘I take this as challenge’ — Mizoram footballer Jeje Lalpekhlua on not getting Arjuna again

In letter to Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju, Mizoram Football Association has asked why Jeje Lalpekhlua, who has been nominated thrice earlier, wasn't chosen for Arjuna Award this year too.

Sports Ministry to remove Rs 2 lakh salary cap for Indian coaches for better results

Chief National Coach of the Indian badminton team Pullela Gopichand hailed the move, saying it will attract many talented coaches & eminent ex-athletes to join the profession.

Indian Olympic Association requests sports ministry for one-time financial assistance

IOA president Narinder Batra has written to Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju, asking for financial assistance to resume sporting activities.

Rahul Dravid’s 5-point wishlist to make sports available for every Indian

As much as we have seen the impact of IITs, IIMs and other institutions, sports education must be prioritised, says Rahul Dravid.

मेरी कोम ने तो छोड़ दिया, सुशील-अखिल को भी छोड़ना पड़ सकता है अॉब्ज़र्वर का पद

तीनों खिलाड़ी रिंग में लौट चुके हैं और सरकार को लगता है कि उन्हें राष्ट्रीय अॉब्ज़र्वर के पद पर रखना उचित नहीं होगा

Mary Kom quits, Sushil Kumar and Akhil Kumar likely to be knocked out of observer posts

The three athletes have returned to active sports, and the government feels this could lead to a conflict of interest. It is considering replacing them soon.

Centre seeks legal view to find ways to control BCCI

The move comes amid a tussle between the government and the BCCI over the jurisdiction of the National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA) on the cricket body.

Sponsorship for players, outsourcing services part of sports ministry’s mega revamp plan

Government will spend Rs 1,000 crore over a period of three years to nurture sports talent; SAI will be restructured with many of its services to be outsourced to cut red tape.

Anti-doping row: BCCI’s stance feels immoral to an ardent fan

The BCCI says it follows the ICC anti-doping code, and that NADA has no jurisdiction over it because it is not a national sports federation.

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51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.


Navy chief Admiral Hari Kumar addressing a press conference on the eve of Navy Day | ANI

Indian Navy puts on hold plans to build IAC 2, but is considering repeat order of Vikrant

At his annual press conference, Navy chief Admiral Hari Kumar also said they'll soon take a call on whether they'll go in for marine version of Rafale fighters or F/A 18 Super Hornets.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Gujarat election is anything but dull. BJP’s political neurosis about AAP is the hidden headline

Gujarat is the only state where Modi is directly in contention. Even if he wins, the team that runs him closest has much to gain.