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Paralympian Devendra Jhajharia


Devendra Jhajharia receives Padma Bhushan, first para athlete to do so

March 21, 2022 9:32 pm

The 40-year-old Jhajharia received the prestigious award from President Ram Nath Kovind at the Rashtrapati Bhavan.

Javelin thrower Devendra Jhajharia rewrites world record for Tokyo Paralympic berth

July 01, 2021 2:56 pm

The 40-year-old, who has won two gold medals in the men's F-46 category at the Paralympics, sent the spear to a distance of 65.71m during the trial on Wednesday.

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Major General D Vivekanand takes charge as Dean and Deputy Commandant of AFMC, Pune

Updated: January 30, 2023 04:33 IST

An alumnus of the 1984 batch of the college, Major General Vivekanand was commissioned into the Indian Army in December 1988

Local BJP unit throws its weight behind Congress ‘rebel’ Satyajeet Tambe as five MLC seats go to polls today

Updated: January 30, 2023 04:33 IST

Though the decision to support Tambe has been not made official by state BJP leadership, the local leaders have decided to rally around him.

ED raids BJP leader and former Pimpri bank chairman for loan fraud, several arrests likely

Updated: January 30, 2023 04:31 IST

On Saturday, ED officials lodged an FIR against Moolchandani and his family members under Section 353 of the Indian Penal Code for obstructing government servants from discharging their duties.

Darjeeling Hills in ferment again as Bimal Gurung tries to revive Gorkhaland demand

Updated: January 30, 2023 04:19 IST

Gurung’s outfit has withdrawn from the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration pact and is trying to bring anti-Trinamool forces on board.

Diamond broker arrested for cheating traders of Rs 7.86 cr

Updated: January 30, 2023 04:17 IST

In the complaint, Dhaduk alongwith 35 other diamond traders stated that Mahavir Agravat had taken diamonds worth Rs 7.86 crore for selling to other traders. However, he escaped without paying the merchants or returning the diamonds.

Condolence meeting for BV Doshi held in Ahmedabad

Updated: January 30, 2023 04:17 IST

BV Doshi, credited with designing some of the most iconic structures in the city, passed away at 95 at his house in Ahmedabad on January 24.

Cancellation of clerk exam GSRTC runs 1,800 extra buses to send stranded job-seekers home

Updated: January 30, 2023 04:16 IST

GSRTC has a fleet of 8,322 buses and the public transport service provider spared around 22 per cent of its total buses to help candidates return home following cancellation of the examination.

70-year-old man killed after elevator collapses

Updated: January 30, 2023 04:16 IST

According to the fire department, the family of four, including Sanjay’s two daughters, was rescued after a 40-minute operation to cut open the gates of the collapsed elevator.

Mercury dips due to unseasonal rainfall in Gujarat; temp to fall by 2-5 degrees in 2 days

Updated: January 30, 2023 04:16 IST

Attributing the unseasonal rainfall activity to an induced cyclonic circulation over southwest Rajasthan and neighbouring areas, IMD regional director Manorama Mohanty said, “From tomorrow (Monday) morning onwards, most likely there will be no rainfall activity.”

Opposition holds BJP govt responsible for paper leak

Updated: January 30, 2023 04:16 IST

Question paper for the examination was found to be leaked, following which the exam was postponed by Gujarat Panchayat Service Selection Board (GPSSB) Sunday morning.