Thursday, Dec 01, 2022

Deepa Malik


Plan is to identify important junior para events to unearth talent: Deepa Malik

September 05, 2021 5:47 pm

According to Deepa Malik, her appointment as the Paralympic Committee of India (PCI) president, speaks highly of the athletic-centric approach taken by the body.

How sportspersons maintain mental well-being amid pressure, criticism, injuries and losses

August 13, 2021 12:24 pm

Recently, mental health concerns of sports players came to the fore after Naomi Osaka, Simone Biles and Ben Stokes decided to withdraw from their respective tournaments to prioritise mental well-being

Deepa Malik announces retirement, will head India's Paralympic Committee

May 11, 2020 6:40 pm

Deepa Malik, India's lone woman Paralympics silver medallist, became the only woman para-athlete to have been given the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award in August last year.

Deepa Malik, Paralympic silver medalist, to feed daily wagers through her NGO

April 02, 2020 6:02 pm

As part of her NGO 'Wheeling Happiness', Deepa Malik feeds daily wagers in Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur through an initiative, aptly named "Happy Janta Kitchen", with the help of her daughter Devika.

Deepa Malik elected Paralympic Committee of India president

February 01, 2020 9:17 pm

Paralympic medallist Deepa Malik has been elected as president of Paralympic Committee of India though the results of the elections are subject to a pending case in the Delhi High Court.

National Sports Awards: Deepa Malik conferred Khel Ratna award

August 29, 2019 5:56 pm

Deepa Malik became the first Indian woman para-athlete and the oldest to be conferred the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award.

My journey has been about changing people's attitude: Deepa Malik on Khel Ratna

August 17, 2019 11:22 pm

Deepa Malik, a silver medallist at the last Paralympics in Rio feels that her whole journey has been more about trying to change people's attitude towards how they look at disability.

Rio Paralympics medallist Deepa Malik wins New Zealand PM's Sir Edmund Hillary Fellowship

April 11, 2019 5:52 pm

The 48-year-old Deepa, who won the silver medal in shot put F53 event in Rio in 2016, will work to promote sporting, cultural as well people-to-people relationship between India and New Zealand.

Paralympic medalist Deepa Malik joins BJP, praises PM Modi

March 25, 2019 6:25 pm

"The work that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has done for women empowerment and his thoughts towards women is evident," Deepa Malik said.

Farhan Akhtar, Ritesh Sidhwani all set to bring Paralympian Deepa Malik's story on screen

July 24, 2017 4:02 pm

Paralympian Deepa Malik's story is getting the silver screen treatment. Ritesh Sidhwani and Farhan Akhtar are producing a biopic on Deepa Malik, who is India’s first and only woman to win a medal at the Paralympic Games. Deepa has bagged 54 gold medals at the national level and 13 at the international level in swimming, javelin throw and shot put.