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Arjuna Award
India  /  Published 01.12.20

Sportspersons to return Arjuna awards

A host of former sportspersons, including Arjuna and Padma Shri awardees, in a bid to support the agitating farmers have said that they will return their awards in protest against the “force&rdq...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Chandigarh

Jharkhand  /  Published 21.10.20

Help for struggling former international cyclist

Two ex-Loyolians have extended financial assistance to Swaran Singh, a former cyclist who represented India at the 1970 Asian Games. Siblings Jaswinder Singh and Baldev, who live in Canada, were kind...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

Opinion  /  Published 02.09.20

Strange list: Annual sports awards

There is cause for concern when the numbers do not add up. The recent list for the annual sports awards approved by the Union sports ministry has, unfortunately, led to the aggravation of such concern...
By The Editorial Board in

Sports  /  Published 30.08.20

Atanu Das receives Arjuna Award

The picture shows archer Atanu Das with his Arjuna Award 2020 certificate. A total of 74 winners, including five Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratnas and 27 Arjuna, were picked for the national honours held in a...
By Our Bureau in

India  /  Published 24.08.20

Sprinter Dutee Chand on love and glory

Nominated for the prestigious Arjuna award, ace sprinter Dutee Chand, who had entered into a same-sex relationship, on Saturday asserted that she would continue to remain faithful to her live-in partn...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

Sports  /  Published 22.08.20

Merit shadow on sports award choices

Sukhdev Singh Pannu won the Dronacharya Award in 2018 for the impressive performances of his ward, triple jumper and Jakarta Asian Games gold medal winner Arpinder Singh. Cut to 2020, Arpinder’...
By Angshuman Roy in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 20.08.19

Paul happy for Gurpreet

Subrata Paul, India’s most-capped goalkeeper, is pleased that Gurpreet Singh Sandhu has bagged the Arjuna Award.At the same time, Paul believes there are other goalkeepers in the country who are “...
By Sayak Banerjee in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 30.05.20

Rohit for Khel Ratna

Rohit Sharma has been nominated for the prestigious Khel Ratna award by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) for his stupendous performance in 2019. Team India’s limited-overs vice-capta...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 29.06.19

Can climate-change sceptics be in denial?

Sir — A recent photograph of a melting ice sheet in northwestern Greenland has gone viral. Scientists are of the opinion that 2019 could be another disastrous year for the Arctic. Record temperature...
By The Telegraph in

Sports  /  Published 18.09.18

Didn't expect Arjuna nomination: Hima

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By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


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