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Padma Shri Boniface hopes to compete at 2016 Rio Paralympics

Last Updated: Sunday, January 26, 2014, 18:56

After being chosen for the prestigious Padma Shri award, wheelchair tennis star Boniface Prabhu on Sunday hoped to get clearance from the Paralympic Committee of India (PCI) to compete in the 2016 Rio Paralympics.

Indian Paralympic body warned of suspension

Last Updated: Monday, December 09, 2013, 23:45

Faction-ridden Paralympic Committee of India (PCI) has been handed a stern warning by its parent international body to hold elections next month or else face suspension.

PCI announces Rs 5 lakh for javelin thrower Jhajharia

Last Updated: Monday, July 22, 2013, 16:16

The Paralympic Committee of India on Monday announced a cash prize of Rs five lakh for Javelin thrower Devendra Jhajharia who won a gold medal at the IPC Athletics World Championships.

FIR against Paralympic Committee of India treasurer

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 21, 2013, 20:47

The Karnataka police have registered an FIR against the Paralympic Committee of India treasurer Gursharan Singh for allegedly forging signatures and fabricating documents, the PCI said on Tuesday.

PCI suspends treasurer for alleged misappropriation of funds

Last Updated: Thursday, April 25, 2013, 20:40

Paralympic Committee of India`s treasurer Gursharan Singh has been suspended for alleged misappropriation of government funds pending inquiry, the body said on Thursday.

Ministry tells PCI Secy Gen to step down under Sports Code

Last Updated: Monday, April 08, 2013, 17:49

Taking action under its controversial Sports Code, the government has asked the Secretary General of Paralympic Committee of India, Rathan Singh to step down from his post.

PCI joins chorus for removal of Dow Chemicals as Oly sponsors

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 29, 2012, 19:29

The Paralympic Committee of India (PCI) has joined the IOA and the Indian government in demanding the ouster of Dow Chemicals as a sponsor of the London Olympics, saying its association is against the spirit of the Olympic movement.

Disabled athletes to protest outside Gill’s residence

Last Updated: Monday, August 09, 2010, 17:35

Frustrated with Sports Minister M S Gill’s “apathy”, disabled athletes will stage a protest outside his residence here on Tuesday to highlight the “corruption” in the Paralympic Committee of India.

PCI asks disabled swimmers to arrange funds for World C`ship

Last Updated: Saturday, August 07, 2010, 22:47

The National Centre for Promotion of Employment for Disabled People has shot a letter to Sports Minister, informing him about the continued disparity faced by disabled athletes at the hands of corrupt sporting bodies like PCI.