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

Calcutta  /  Published 15.10.20

Calcutta walk for Stan Swamy

By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 06.09.20

Teacher at Toto school receives national award

Misha Ghosal, the headmistress of Dhaniram Toto Memorial High School at Totopara in Alipurduar district, received the National Teachers’ Award from Surendra Kumar Meena, the district magistrate ...
By Anirban Choudhury in Alipurduar

Sports  /  Published 04.09.20

Naresh Kumar on his Dronacharya Award

“The best teachers teach from the heart and not from the book” — Sir Naresh Kumar was my first Davis Cup captain and his wisdom has been the beacon of light in my journey. A guru, a ...
By Saionee Chakraborty in

Opinion  /  Published 01.09.20

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

Jharkhand  /  Published 31.08.20

Covid: nurse who braved the odds

Tala Tudu may have battled bravely with the deadly coronavirus but the thought of going back to the place from where she got the infection still frightens her. The 48-year-old nurse at Tata Main Hosp...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

Sports  /  Published 29.08.20

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 26.08.20

Geelani: storm over Pak award

Pakistan’s award of the country’s highest civilian honour to separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani, who has preferred political reticence since the scrapping of Jammu and Kashmir’s...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

India  /  Published 23.08.20

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 21.08.20

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


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