Tuesday, 28 June, 2022
TopicTable tennis

Topic: table tennis

Witness protection to table tennis reform: Gita Mittal is the retired judge for all reasons

She retired as chief justice of J&K High Court in December 2020. Since then, she has been called on by the Supreme Court in at least two matters, and made head of several committees.

Power ‘diluted’, ‘revenue loss’ — why HC panel flagged national table tennis body’s deal with pvt firm

The Committee of Administrators, in a plea to Delhi HC, claimed the 2015 contract was tilted in favour of the firm & causing pecuniary losses to the Table Tennis Federation of India.

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.

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

J.P.Singh, joint secretary (Pakistan, Afghanistan and Iran Division), MEA, meets Taliban's interim foreign minister Amir Khan Mottaki | Photo credit: Twitter/@QaharBalkhi

Hard-nosed, practical—why India has revived relations with Kabul, and why Taliban is welcoming

By protecting the Indian embassy in Kabul for the last ten months, the Taliban is sending a message to its neighbours and the rest of the world.

Central banks in Asia spend billions to bolster weakening currencies against rising US dollar

Learning from the 1997 Asian financial crisis, central banks have been accumulating dollars to help defend their currencies during periods of wild market swings.

Defence

The Indian Air Force logo | Commons

Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

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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