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Tokyo Paralympics
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

Sports  /  Published 08.10.21

'India will double its medal tally in Paris 2024'

Tokyo Paralympics gold-medallist shuttler Pramod Bhagat on Friday said he is confident that India will double its medal count at the prestigious multi-sport event in Paris, which is just three years a...
By Our Bureau

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 28.09.21

Olympians promote Covid-appropriate behaviour

India's history-making Olympians and Paralympians have joined hands in a health ministry initiative promoting safe celebrations to prevent a surge in Covid-19 cases during the upcoming festival se...
By Our Bureau, PTI

India  /  Published 21.09.21

KIIT honours Bhagat, Dutee

The Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology (KIIT) has decided to name two of its stadiums after Pramod Bhagat, the para-shuttler who won the first gold medal for India in the Tokyo Paralympics, an...
By Our Correspondent in Bhubaneswar

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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

Sports  /  Published 10.09.21

Bigger aim for Paris

The country's history-making Paralympians were on Thursday felicitated by their national parent body, the Paralympic Committee of India, which hoped to produce more champion players in the coming ...
By Our Bureau

Sports  /  Published 09.09.21

Paralympians gift Modi autographed stole

Modi praised the indomitable spirit and will power of the contingent and said that the performance is praiseworthy in light of the insurmountable odds that the para-athletes have overcome in their liv...
By Our Bureau

Sports  /  Published 08.09.21

Thakur felicitates triumphant Paralympians

"Our medal tally has increased by about five times. For the first time we have won medals in table tennis and archery, competed for the first time in canoeing and powerlifting. We equalled two wo...
By Our Bureau

Sports  /  Published 07.09.21

After rich medal haul, call for more funds

The Tokyo Paralympic Games will be remembered as the coming of age of the Indian Para-athletic movement. An unprecedented 19 medals, including five gold, have raised the stock of the Paralympians and ...
By Angshuman Roy in Calcutta


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