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Kiren Rijiju writes to UK Secretary of Sport seeking inclusion of shooting in 2022 CWG

For the first time since 1974, shooting has been excluded from the Games roster due to logistical issues. However, CGF president Louise Martin maintained that shooting has never been a compulsory sport in the Games.

Manipur: Kiren Rijiju in Imphal to review progress of National Sports University

While the proposal for the setting up the University was announced in 2014, the foundation stone for the construction of the University was laid by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on March 16, 2018.


PM Modi launches 'Fit India Movement', says technology has contributed to sedentary lifestyle

Marking the occasion of National Sports Day, PM Modi also gave a tribute to Major Dhyan Chand. "It was on this day that India got a sports star like Major Dhyan Chand who left the world spell-bound," he said.

Why we need more facilities like Delhi’s Siri Fort Sports Complex

The Siri Fort complex seems to be meeting a crucial need of the residents of South Delhi for a place to walk, play, swim and to engage with each other. It is well maintained, well managed and has succeeded in creating a sense of pride in those who use it regularly.

It's too early to call for 2022 CWG boycott: Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju

Shooting has featured in every Commonwealth Games since 1966 with the exception of Edinburgh 1970. But in its Executive Board meeting in June, the CGF recommended the inclusion of three new sports while dropping shooting.

World Champion PV Sindhu meets PM Modi, receives Rs 10 lakh cheque from Kiren Rijiju

PV Sindhu gets Rs 10 lakh cheque from Kiren Rijiju, meets Prime Minister Modi after returning with BWF World Championships gold.


We are working towards getting NDTL suspension revoked in two months, says Kiren Rijiju

The World Anti-Doping Agency suspended the NDTL's accreditation for six months in a massive blow to the country's anti-doping programme, which had left the sports ministry surprised as it had claimed WADA's concerns were duly addressed.

Bringing BCCI under NADA is big achievement for Indian sports, says Kiren Rijiju

The implication of BCCI coming under NADA is huge as the country's richest sporting body is now under tremendous pressure to fall under the government's Right to Information RTI Act.

Sports minister asked IOA to come back after meeting CGF chief: Narinder Batra

In protest against the exclusion of shooting, the IOA had proposed boycott of the 2022 Birmingham Commonwealth Games, and sought the government's approval.

Anti-doping drive takes a hit as Wada suspends New Delhi lab

In the recent past at least three samples of Indian athletes tested positive at foreign labs after NDTL didn’t report an adverse analytical finding. The samples were re-tested on the insistence of Wada.

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Exclusive pictures of MI-17 V5 Helicopters

The two choppers are the first batch of the helicopters' fleet which are expected to join the BSF by year-end.

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Along with Kerala, Nagaland is going through its own crisis this monsoon: News in Numbers

The Nagaland government requires around Rs 800 crore immediately for the restoration of the damages caused by landslides and flash flood during this monsoon season, a top state government official said Monday. See more:

Rijiju Rubbishes Involvement In MW Kameng Hydro Electric Project Scam

Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju Tuesday rejected allegations of corruption levelled against him and said those ‘who plant such news’ will get beaten up with slippers if they come to Arunachal Pradesh, his home state. When asked about his reaction to The Indian Express story“Who has planted this news? To help […]


India has given all Pathankot attack evidence to Pak: Kiren Rijiju

New Delhi, Mar 01 (ANI): Minister of state for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju on Tuesday said that India has handed over all evidence collected in relation to Pathankot attack to Pakistan. He added that for the first time Pakistan has initiated action after handing over of evidence by India by registering the case. The Pakistan had decided to send a team to Pathankot but they haven't yet given details.

Headley’s deposition will lead to logical conclusions: Rijiju

Rampur/ New Delhi, Feb 08 (ANI): Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju said that David Coleman Headley revelation will lead India to a logical conclusion. He added that he cannot speak in details as he does not have any official confirmation yet. He further said that it was already known who is involved in the terror attack and Headley’s deposition will be helpful.

21st Century will be Asian Century: Rijiju in Tokyo

Tokyo, Jan 20 (ANI): Addressing a symposium in Tokyo, Japan, Union Minister of State (MoS) for Home Kiren Rijiju said the 21st century will be the Asian Century as the world look to countries in Asia the for upliftment of the global economy.He said Asia would provide ideas and leadership for a harmonious global relationship.The theme of the symposium was 'Shared Values and Democracy in Asia'.