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Paralympic Games
Books  /  Published 03.12.21

When you rise like a Phoenix

In August 2020, a new documentary on the Paralympic Movement hit a prominent OTT platform. Rising Phoenix is an hour-and-a-half-long non-fiction docu-drama that introduces you to a motley crew of char...
By Aman Misra

Opinion  /  Published 16.10.21

Letters to the Editor: Why overlook Paralympic gold medallists?

Sir — The silence of the government on the Pandora papers is completely unacceptable. Before coming to power, Narendra Modi had been vocal about punishing those guilty of tax evasion and bringin...
By The Telegraph

Opinion  /  Published 14.10.21

Darkness behind light: Tokyo Paralympics

The 2020 Tokyo Paralympics has turned out to be India’s most successful global mega event. Nineteen medals, five golds, five medals in a single day — all this from a country where the majo...
By Sharda Ugra

Opinion  /  Published 05.10.21

Shared podium

After his spectacular success at the Tokyo Olympics, Neeraj Chopra, deservedly, has become a national hero. But the Paralympics reminded us that Chopra was not the first Indian to get a gold medal in ...
By Atanu Biswas

Sports  /  Published 12.09.21

Paralympians 'motivate' PM Modi

Moving swiftly from one table to another, Prime Minister Narendra Modi recognised, exhorted, lauded and patted the para athletes for their incredible performance in the Tokyo Paralympics, telling them...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

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Sports  /  Published 12.09.21

Shuttle diplomacy unites work & sport

Suhas Yathiraj’s story is a subtle mix of will power, dedication and self-belief.  The para-badminton player proved that no obstacle is insurmountable if one is determined and that is how ...
By Madhumita Ganguly in Calcutta

India  /  Published 09.09.21

Modi meets Paralympians

India's Paralympians presented Prime Minister Narendra Modi with an autographed stole on Thursday during a breakfast hosted by him to felicitate the contingent at his residence here. The Indian p...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 09.09.21

Pramod Bhagat to get Rs 6 crore

Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh cooked at a dinner hosted by him on Wednesday in honour of the participants of the Olympic Games from the state . The dinner was hosted at Amarinder’s farmh...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

Sports  /  Published 05.09.21

Best Teachers' Day gift: Coach

Overwhelmed by the performance of his wards at the Tokyo Paralympics, India's para-badminton national coach Gaurav Khanna on Sunday said he could not have received a better gift this Teachers'...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Tokyo

Sports  /  Published 04.09.21

Badminton: Pramod Bhagat strikes gold

The 33-year-old from Bhubaneswar also remains in contention for a bronze medal in mixed doubles SL3-SU5 class. Bhagat, who had contracted polio when he was four years old, picked up the sport after wa...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta


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