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New Delhi [India], September 28 (ANI): Former India football captain Bhaichung Bhutia, who has been a part of the National Sports Committee, on Tuesday said Tokyo Olympics gold medallist Neeraj Chopra deserves the Khel Ratna Award this year.
Updated : 1 month ago IST
New Delhi [India], September 18 (ANI): The Paralympic Committee of India (PCI) has recommended the names of shooter Manish Narwal, high jumper Sharad Kumar, shuttler Pramod Bhagat and javelin thrower Sundar Singh Gurjar for Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna Award 2021. All four brought laurels
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New Delhi [India], August 18 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi said he wanted to honour the game of hockey when he decided to rename Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award as the Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna Award.
Updated : 2 months, 1 week ago IST
New Delhi [India], August 10 (ANI): Indian men's hockey team goalkeeper PR Sreejesh stated that it's a moment of pride as a player that Khel Ratna has been renamed after legend Dhyan Chand.
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], August 9 (ANI): Shiv Sena on Monday slammed BJP-led Central government for changing the name of the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award, India's highest sporting honour, to Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna Award and accused it of indulging in "political games" with "re
Kodagu (Karnataka) [India], August 8 (ANI): Locals from Karnataka's Kodagu district have sent a petition to the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) and the Karnataka Chief Minister urging for the renaming of the Rajiv Gandhi National Park to General Cariappa National Park after Field Marshal KM Ca
Bengaluru (Karnataka)[India], August 8 (ANI): Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC) President D K Shivakumar condemned removing former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi's name from the Khel Ratna award.
Guwahati (Assam) [India], August 7 (ANI): Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Friday lauded the decision to rename Khel Ratna award after Major Dhyan Chand and said the move will go a long way in fulfilling the aspirations of a New India.
Updated : 2 months, 2 weeks ago IST
Jhansi (Uttar Pradesh) [India], August 6 (ANI): Ashok Kumar, the former Indian hockey player and son of legendary hockey player Major Dhyan Chand, on Friday, lauded Prime Minister Narendra Modi's decision for renaming Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award to Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna Puruskar.
New Delhi [India], August 6 (ANI): Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Anurag Thakur stated that it's befitting that India's highest sporting honour, Khel Ratna, is being renamed after hockey legend Dhyan Chand.
New Delhi [India], August 6 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday announced that the Khel Ratna award will now be called the Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna Award. The award was earlier named after former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi.
Updated : 2 months, 3 weeks ago IST
Tokyo [Japan], July 26 (ANI): India paddler Achanta Sharath Kamal on Monday progressed to Round 3 of the men's singles event after defeating Portugal's Tiago Apolonia here at Tokyo Metropolitan Gym -- Table 1 in the ongoing Tokyo Olympics.