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India  /  Published 04.12.20

Boxing coach proposes to return Dronacharya

  Former national boxing coach Gurbax Singh Sandhu, during whose tenure India secured its maiden Olympic medal in the sport, on Friday said he will return his Dronacharya award if demands of the...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

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

India  /  Published 31.10.20

Treks that light up mountain homes

An Indian social business that leads Himalayan treks to set up solar micro-grids in remote mountain villages plans to expand its clean-energy work to other countries facing similar challenges, after w...
By Reuters in New Delhi

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 16.10.20

Calcutta walk for Stan Swamy

A march that will not differentiate between religions and political affiliations to show solidarity with Father Stan Swamy and demand his release from jail will be led by St Xavier’s University ...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

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West Bengal  /  Published 07.09.20

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

Every time we have stepped out of 9/1 Middleton Street after a chat with Naresh Kumar, he has set the bar high for the standards for men in our lives. Impeccable manners and immense warmth, a combinat...
By Saionee Chakraborty

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

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 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


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