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All national camps except those preparing for Olympics postponed due to COVID-19: Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju

March 17, 2020 2:06 pm

Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju said the academic training at the National Centre of Excellence and Sports Auhtority of India Centres will also be suspended. The Olympics are scheduled for July-August this year.

SAI officials act on sexual harassment: Action has been taken in 9 of 14 cases

March 03, 2020 4:58 pm

On Monday, Sports Authority on India said that in the nine cases that have been closed, “a major penalty” has been imposed on coaches in two while two were censured and one placed on probation.

World Kabaddi Championship in Lahore: As Centre orders probe, letters show Punjab body accepted Pakistan invite

February 18, 2020 5:38 am

According to two letters, dated November 28, 2019 signed by Amanpreet Singh Malhi, Secretary of Punjab Kabaddi Association (PKA), and December 11, 2019 signed by Maluka himself, written to Pakistan Kabaddi Federation, the PKA had promised to participate in the World Kabaddi Championship in Lahore.

Sports minister Kiren Rijiju says lifelong pension being given to athletes

February 11, 2020 12:33 pm

Indian sportspersons winning medals at international sporting or paralympic events are eligible for lifelong pension upon retirement, or after attaining the age of 30 years, whichever is later.

Sports Minister steps in: Clear sexual harassment cases in SAI in 4 weeks

January 18, 2020 8:18 am

Stressing that there is “zero tolerance” for sexual harassment at SAI centres, Rijiju promised to make the system of addressing harassment cases “more robust”.

Have directed SAI to dispose pending sexual harassment complaints in four weeks: Kiren Rijiju

January 17, 2020 6:37 pm

Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju on Friday said all pending complaints of sexual harassment at SAI institutes will be disposed of off in the next four weeks to ensure a zero-tolerance approach towards the menace.

Kiren Rijiju launches 3rd Khelo India Youth Games in Guwahati

November 30, 2019 10:32 pm

Besides Kiren Rijiju, Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal was also present at the lunch ceremony of Khelo India Youth Games which is scheduled to be held from January 10 to 22.

Centre will grade schools based on fitness levels: Kiren Rijiju

November 26, 2019 7:28 pm

The Union Minister for Youth Affairs and Sports was at the JL Nehru stadium in Delhi for a Fit India event.

Kiren Rijiju felicitates World Para Athletics Championships medal winners with cash awards

November 18, 2019 10:06 pm

India clinched two golds, two silvers and five bronzes and also secured 13 quota places at the Tokyo Paralympics. India have won a total of 23 quotas across sports for the 2020 Paralympics.

On Pak, we’ve issues... We won’t act contrary to Olympic Charter. We’re acting so sentiment of country is upheld: Kiren Rijiju

November 03, 2019 7:39 am

Union minister Kiren Rijiju talks about the “silent preparation” for 2024 Olympics, says sports is crucial for “alienated” regions like J&K, N-E, promises action on a sports education board after Winter Session of House, and confirms BCCI will be under uniform sports code


Exclusive pictures of MI-17 V5 Helicopters

April 10, 2015 12:28 pm

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


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

September 04, 2018 7:17 pm

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:

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

March 01, 2016 8:32 am

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

February 08, 2016 9:31 am

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

January 20, 2016 7:13 am

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'.