Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna
India  /  Published 07.08.21

A medal if you can spot Dhyan Chand

By J.P. Yadav in New Delhi

India  /  Published 06.08.21

'Tribute to Dhyan Chand deserved'

India's sporting fraternity on Friday welcomed the renaming of the Khel Ratna in the honour of hockey wizard Major Dhyan Chand, saying that it is only befitting that the country's highest spor...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

Sports  /  Published 30.06.21

Mithali for Khel Ratna

The BCCI has decided to recommend women's cricket great Mithali Raj and premier spinner R Ashwin for Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna, country's highest sporting honour. For Arjuna Award, the Board wil...
By Our Bureau, PTI

India  /  Published 07.12.20

Athletes: police halt march

Noted Punjabi poet Surjit Patar announced on Monday that he will return his Padma Shri award in support of farmers who are protesting against the Centre's farm laws. In a statement, Patar said he...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

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


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

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

Cricket  /  Published 15.08.20

Career of brilliance as skipper

As Mahendra Singh Dhoni bids adieu to international cricket, here is a look at the career highlights of India's most successful captain, who led the country to two World Cup trophies. December 20...
By PTI in New Delhi

Culture  /  Published 11.11.18

Dear Virat, freedom of choice really is a thing

Appy BirthdayIf only people would stick to what they do best. Yes, yes, we are talking about Virat Kohli. Ace batsman, skipper with the Midas touch and all that, and then he goes and makes that kind o...
By Upala Sen

Sports  /  Published 17.08.19

Dream come true for thrilled Swapna

For the first time since 2003, an athlete from Bengal has been nominated for the Arjuna Award. Soma Biswas had been conferred the Arjuna that year. On Saturday, heptathlete Swapna Barman has been name...
By Madhumita Ganguly in Calcutta


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