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Govt spent INR 32.81 cr on TOP, no targets yet for 2020 Tokyo Olympics

Govt spent INR 32.81 cr on TOP, no targets yet for 2020 Tokyo Olympics

The ministry also made it clear that it has not yet set any medal targets for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics as of now although it has set up a Task Force for the next three Olympic Games (2020, 2024 & 2028).

Jul 27, 2017, 22:44 PM IST

Mary Kom denies making deriding remarks against fellow boxers

Reacting to a report that she had sought Thapa's removal from the Target Olympic Podium (TOP) scheme and called Manoj overage, Mary Kom issued a statement to deny having made any such remarks at the meeting.

Jul 23, 2017, 19:19 PM IST
Financial aid for Heena ​Sidhu increased to Rs 1 crore

Financial aid for Heena ​Sidhu increased to Rs 1 crore

Heena secured an Olympic quota for the country in January.

Jun 08, 2016, 23:07 PM IST
Government approves financial help for shooter Abhinav Bindra

Government approves financial help for shooter Abhinav Bindra

 The sports ministry on Wednesday approved financial assistance of around 5,000 euros to India's lone individual Olympic gold medallist Abhinav Bindra to train in Germany from September 1 to 11.

Aug 26, 2015, 15:15 PM IST
BCCI is accountable to the public: Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal

BCCI is accountable to the public: Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal

The IPL spot-fixing and betting scandal prompted the government to push for introduction of Sports Fraud Bill in the Parliament in the ongoing monsoon session, Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said on Thursday.

Jul 31, 2015, 00:30 AM IST
Top 5 films of Shahid Kapoor

Top 5 films of Shahid Kapoor

The actor, who came into the fraternity as a chocolate boy in 'Ishq Vishq' and recently impressed all with his rough and rugged avatar in 'Haider', has had a beautiful film journey with an ocean of

Jun 17, 2015, 17:32 PM IST
39 more athletes added to TOP scheme

39 more athletes added to TOP scheme

 The Sports Ministry has added 39 more athletes, including ace archers Deepika Kumari and Tarundeep Rai, to the Target Olympic Podium scheme (TOP).

May 28, 2015, 15:45 PM IST
Capable players should get government scheme: Saina Nehwal

Capable players should get government scheme: Saina Nehwal

Thanking the government for lending a helping hand to the country's top sportspersons, India's champion shuttler Saina Nehwal hopes the establishment will now put its weight behind upcoming talents striving to make a mark globally.

May 08, 2015, 16:43 PM IST
Government names 45 athletes selected for assistance under TOP

Government names 45 athletes selected for assistance under TOP

 Led by Beijing Olympics gold-medallist Abhinav Bindra, there are 17 shooters from among 45 athletes, who have been selected by the government for financial assistance under the Target Olympic Podium (TOP) scheme.

Apr 28, 2015, 18:22 PM IST
Govt names 45 athletes selected for assistance under TOP

Govt names 45 athletes selected for assistance under TOP

Led by Beijing Olympics gold-medallist Abhinav Bindra, there are 17 shooters from among 45 athletes, who have been selected by the government for financial assistance under the Target Olympic Podium (TOP) scheme.

Apr 28, 2015, 17:53 PM IST

Top Ugandan prosecutor in Shebab bombing trial shot dead

Gunmen today shot dead a top Ugandan state prosecutor whose cases include the trial of 13 men accused of involvement in Al-Shebab bomb attacks that killed 76 people in 2010, police said.

Mar 31, 2015, 02:37 AM IST

Top Ugandan prosecutor in 2010 bombing trial shot dead: police

Gunmen shot dead Monday a top Ugandan state prosector whose cases include the trial of 13 men accused of involvement in Al-Shebab bomb attacks that killed 76 people in 2010, police said.

Mar 31, 2015, 02:10 AM IST

Top 25 Indian designers bring end to AIFW

 Amid Rohit Bal's impromptu gig and other A-lister designers including Sabyasachi and Ritu Kumar walking the runway, the 25th edition of Amazon India Fashion Week (AIFW) tonight concluded here.

Mar 30, 2015, 01:49 AM IST
Amanda Knox acquitted of murder by Italy's top court

Amanda Knox acquitted of murder by Italy's top court

Italy`s top court on Friday annulled the conviction of American Amanda Knox for the 2007 murder of her British flatmate and fully acquitted her in a surprise verdict capping nearly a decade of courtroom drama.

Mar 28, 2015, 05:31 AM IST
Sports Minister Sonowal tells TOP athletes not to worry about contentious part

Sports Minister Sonowal tells TOP athletes not to worry about contentious part

Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Saturday assured athletes who would be given funds for top-class training under the Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOP), not to worry about the contentious clause requiring them to get prior government approval for any other commercial deals with third parties.

Mar 21, 2015, 17:23 PM IST

Top 5 celebrities who are missing Twitter

Top 5 celebrities who are missing Twitter

 

Feb 28, 2015, 17:32 PM IST
Amy Pascal to step down from Sony's top post

Amy Pascal to step down from Sony's top post

Amy Pascal is stepping down as co-chairman of Sony Pictures Entertainment following the hacking crisis at the studio that saw the leak of several private emails.

Feb 06, 2015, 14:47 PM IST
'Transformers' leads Razzies nominations

'Transformers' leads Razzies nominations

'Transformers: Age of Extinction', starring Mark Wahlberg, is leading the nominations list at the 35th Golden Raspberry Awards, also known as Razzies, which 'dishonours' the worst achievement in films for 2014.

Jan 14, 2015, 15:58 PM IST
Redmayne, Cumberbatch top GQ's best dressed men list

Redmayne, Cumberbatch top GQ's best dressed men list

Hollywood stars Eddie Redmayne and Benedict Cumberbatch have topped GQ's list of best dressed men.

Jan 05, 2015, 13:27 PM IST

Top 10 accessories to style your New Year party outfits!

Top 10 accessories to style your New Year party outfits!

Dec 30, 2014, 17:25 PM IST