Twitteratis are not keeping it cool after the Sardar Patel Motera Stadium in Ahmedabad was renamed Narendra Modi Stadium at its inauguration on February 24. Moreover, the decision turned even more polarizing after the stadium got its bowling ends named 'Reliance End' and 'Adani End.' Since the inauguration and nomenclature, the stadium is drawing mixed bonker reactions from thousands of Twitter users. Taking a jibe at the development, one… read-more
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Intending to honour India's sporting heroes, Sports Ministry on January 17 announced to name the facilities of Sports Authority of India (SAI) after renowned athletes. However, the names of athletes to inspire the nomenclature has not been disclosed yet. Reportedly, several upcoming facilities in Lucknow, Bhopal and Guwahati will be named after famous local sportspersons. Sports Minister Kiran Rijiju called this decision as government's … read-more
Courtesy: The Indian Express
Union Sports Minister Kiran Rijiju has assured chess player Srinath Narayanan a refund of the tax that he paid to receive the gold medal, which he had won at the FIDE Online Chess Olympiad. Expressing his concern, Kiran said, "It was a case of misunderstanding between Customs and Courier company. The issue has been resolved." Reportedly, Srinath paid Rs 6300 as a tax to get his medal.
Courtesy: The Times Of India