Khashaba Jadhav Sports Complex

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Union Sports Minister Anurag Thakur Inaugurates Khashaba Jadhav Sports Complex In Pune

Anurag Singh Thakur, Union Minister for Sports and Youth Affairs, initiated the Khashaba Jadhav Sports Complex on the campus of Savitribai Phule University in Pune on May 28. According to Thakur, every university in the country can perform a significant role in the development of sports by developing world-class facilities to assist athletes. The sports facility spans 27 acres and offers facilities to accommodate athletes from a variety of… read-more

Sat, 28 May 2022 - 06:50 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: sports, Union Sports Minister, Anurag Thakur, Khashaba Jadhav, Pune

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Sajan Prakash, Indian swimmer

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Union Sports Ministry Approves Financial Aid To Indian Swimmers

Union Sports Ministry's vision of providing financial aid to Indian swimmers was taken forward by the Union Sports Ministry's Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS). The assistance was given to people who were part of the core group of TOPS. Sajan Prakash was cleared an amount of Rs 15.1 lakh towards training and participating in multiple competitions. Prakash also opened up about this being an opportunity to match the international standards.… read-more

Wed, 23 Mar 2022 - 08:00 PM / by Rupsa Debnath

Tags: Swimming, Union Sports Minister, Tokyo Olympics, Olympics, Swimming Association

Courtesy: ANI

Farhan Akhtar urges Sports Minister to consider the problem of Sportswoman Sunita

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Farhan Akhtar Tweets To Raise Help For World Champion Sunita

Urging to help Sunita, a world champion in strength lifting, Farhan Akhtar tweeted and tagged Sports Minister Kiren Rijju in his post. Actor shared a Tribune article about Sunita and tweeted, "Respected @Kirren Rijju ji, Writing to you with the hope that you can look into Sunita's case and help provide relief to a sportsperson who has brought so much pride to our country, Sincerely."

Sat, 19 Jun 2021 - 10:42 AM / by Vanshika Sharma

Tags: sports, Sportswoman, World Champion, Union Sports Minister

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Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju launches Reference Material for Dope Testing

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Sports Minister Launches Reference Material For Anti-Dope Testing

Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju on January 29 launched a "breakthrough" Reference Material for facilitating chemical testing in the anti-doping domain. The RM, collectively manufactured by National Dope Testing Laboratory and National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research, is ostensibly amongst the rarest RMs worldwide. It would enhance testing capacities of all World Anti Doping Agency (WADA)-accredited laboratories. "The substance… read-more

Fri, 29 Jan 2021 - 12:51 PM / by Ashly Ann Varghese

Tags: Kiren Rijiju, Union Sports Minister, RM, NDTL, NIPER, WADA

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Union Minister Kiren Rijiju

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AYUSH Ministry's Charge Temporarily Entrusted To Kiren Rijiju

Following PM Narendra Modi’s advice, President Ram Nath Kovind on January 19 temporarily assigned Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju with an extra charge of the AYUSH Ministry. Rijiju was assigned the additional portfolio since previous AYUSH minister Shripad Yesso Naik is hospitalized following an accident. Moreover, the President office informed that this arrangement may continue until Naik re-assumes office. Earlier, Naik on January 11 had met… read-more

Wed, 20 Jan 2021 - 08:47 AM / by Ashly Ann Varghese

Tags: AYUSH, Kiren Rijiju, Ram Nath Kovind, Union Sports Minister

Courtesy: The Hindu