Arjuna awardee

WFI suspends coach over objectionable social media post

In the September 12 post, Patel had expressed his ire at the WFI only partially endorsing tweaks made in wrestling rules by the international body governing it.

Sep 28, 2017, 00:00 AM IST
Probe against two kabaddi players for wrongfully claiming INR 2 crore award from Haryana

Probe against two kabaddi players for wrongfully claiming INR 2 crore award from Haryana

Manjeet Chillar and Rakesh Kumar - who were part of the Indian team that won gold medal in the Incheon Asian Games in 2014.

Feb 12, 2016, 22:29 PM IST

Olympian Punjab Police officer commits suicide

Singh, an Arjuna awardee in 1998, had represented India in judo at the 1992 Barcelona Olympics and in the 1996 Atlanta Olympics.
 

Feb 06, 2016, 22:33 PM IST

Arjuna Awardee India Reserve Battalion officer hangs self

Singh was a Judo champion and had been awarded the Arjuna award in 1998 for his commendable performances in the Commonwealth and Asian games, police said.

Feb 06, 2016, 18:19 PM IST

Pro-Kabaddi League: Dinesh Kumar named Bengal Warriors captain

Former India captain and Arjuna Awardee Dinesh Kumar was on Wednesday named captain of Bengal Warriors for the second season of Pro-Kabaddi League that will begin from July 18.

Jul 01, 2015, 18:25 PM IST

DU sports quota: Arjuna, Dronacharya winners to assess aspirants

Delhi University (DU) is roping in Arjuna and Dronacharya award winners to assess the candidates seeking admission under the sports quota to its undergraduate courses.

Jun 11, 2015, 19:04 PM IST

Para athlete Deepa Malik complains of callous service by Air India

Deepa Malik, an Arjuna awardee and international paraplegic athlete, has complained about deficient and callous service of Air India which denied that any such incident has taken place.

May 26, 2015, 11:04 AM IST

Swimmer Bula Choudhury's house burgled

Former national women's swimming champion Bula Choudhury's residence in West Bengal's Hooghly district was burgled on Saturday and many of her valuables, including commemorative plaques and medals, were stolen.

Mar 14, 2015, 20:05 PM IST
Must have separate camp for doubles: Prakash Padukone

Must have separate camp for doubles: Prakash Padukone

India should consider having a separate camp for doubles badminton players to improve the standard in this format, feels legendary shuttler Prakash Padukone.

Dec 09, 2014, 22:08 PM IST
Heena Sidhu, Ronak Pandit offer hands-on expertise to Punjab shooters

Heena Sidhu, Ronak Pandit offer hands-on expertise to Punjab shooters

India's ace international shooter couple Heena Sidhu and Ronak Pandit on Tuesday offered their expertise for the budding shooters of home state Punjab if the players were provided good shooting range facility in the region.

Dec 02, 2014, 20:41 PM IST

Athlete Anju Bobby George stresses need to protect women

Arjuna awardee athlete Anju Bobby George Saturday expressed concern over safety of women in the country while underlining the need to create awareness about the issue.

Aug 09, 2014, 20:21 PM IST

Poonia, Om Prakash to train in US for CWG tune-up

Star Indian throwers Krishna Poonia and Om Prakash will be leaving for the US this Saturday for a training-cum-competition programme in preparation for the 2014 Commonwealth Games to be held in Glasgow.

May 01, 2014, 21:39 PM IST

HC asks Centre to reply to plea of Arjuna awardee wrestler

The Delhi High Court on Monday sought replies from the Centre and the Wrestling Federation of India on a plea of a former wrestler, an Arjuna awardee, that he be allowed to take part as coach of the women`s team in an international tournament in the US at government expenses.

Jan 27, 2014, 21:28 PM IST

Arjuna awardee, aides arrested for involvement in drug racket

Punjab Police arrested Arjuna awardee and 4 associates for their involvement in synthetic drug racket from dhaba on GT Road near Haryana`s Murthal and seized narcotics worth about Rs 20 crore.

Nov 11, 2013, 21:26 PM IST

Contraband, cash recovered from former Arjuna awardee`s house

In another major seizure of drugs, Punjab police have recovered 10 kg narcotics substance, used mainly in rave parties, from a house in Mohali district, police said Saturday.

Mar 09, 2013, 11:59 AM IST

Arjuna Awardee Anil Kumar Punj passes away

Anil Kumar Punj, a former basketball player and an Arjuna awardee passed away here on Friday.

Jan 14, 2011, 21:11 PM IST

Arjuna Awardee Anil Kumar Punj passes away

Anil Kumar Punj, a former basketball player and an Arjuna awardee passed away here on Friday.

Jan 14, 2011, 21:11 PM IST