Kiren Rijiju

Gautam Gambhir donates Rs 1 crore to coronavirus relief fund

Former Indian cricketer and Lok Sabha MP Gautam Gambhir has joined the bandwagon of sports personalities who are donating funds towards the relief efforts amid the deadly coronavirus.

Mar 29, 2020, 11:30 AM IST

Cornavirus COVID-19: Kiren Rijiju donates Rs 1 crore to PM's National Relief Fund

Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Friday contributed a month`s salary to the PMNRF to strengthen the government`s efforts in combating the COVID-19 outbreak in the country.

Mar 28, 2020, 18:10 PM IST

Don't lose spirit, focus on your training, Kiren Rijiju appeals to athletes amid COVID-19 outbreak

According to the, the total number of coronavirus cases in the world have reached more than 1,70,000 and there have been around 6,524 deaths until the afternoon of March 16, 2020

Mar 16, 2020, 19:15 PM IST

All international events in India temporarily suspended amid coronavirus outbreak: Kiren Rijiju

The Central government has suspended all visas to India till April 15 as part of measures to contain the spread of coronavirus.

Mar 12, 2020, 20:37 PM IST

Kiren Rijiju dismisses coronavirus threat, says Olympics preparations in full flow

Kiren Rijiju said, "Tokyo 2020 Olympics will be a historic moment for all Asian countries. We are going to send a large Indian contingent. Players should understand that they do not only represent themselves, but they represent the country." 

Feb 27, 2020, 16:17 PM IST

India is proud of both Mary Kom, Nikhat Zareen, tweets Kiren Rijiju

Mary, who is the only women boxer to have clinched eight World Championship medals, has made it to the Indian team for 2020 Tokyo Olympic qualifiers.

Dec 30, 2019, 14:16 PM IST

Delhi Half Marathon: Srinu Bugatha wins gold in Indian elite men's category

Indian athlete Srinu Bugatha came first at the 15th Airtel Delhi Half Marathon in the Indian elite men`s category here on Sunday.

Oct 20, 2019, 17:32 PM IST

Women's World Boxing Championship: Kiren Rijiju felicitates medal winner

Union Minister for Youth Affairs and Sports Kiren Rijiju on Saturday felicitated all the boxers who made the country proud by bagging medals at the recently-concluded Women's World Boxing Championships in Ulan-Ude, Russia.

Oct 19, 2019, 18:02 PM IST

Mary Kom caught in Olympic qualification row in India

The 36-year-old competition for Tokyo 2020 by the Boxing Federation of India (BFI).

Oct 18, 2019, 17:03 PM IST

Fit India plog run on Gandhi Jayanti : In conversation with Kiren Rijiju

On the occasion of Gandhi Janati, In keeping with the current push for environmentalism, Delhi Police organised 'Plog Run'

Oct 02, 2019, 13:48 PM IST

World Wrestling Championships: Kiren Rijiju announces cash reward for medal winners

Vinesh Phogat, Bajrang Punia, Ravi Kumar and Rahul Aware were the four wrestlers who ended up with the bronze medals in the prestigious competition. 

Sep 24, 2019, 20:23 PM IST

Kiren Rijiju urges Rajasthan government to give 'special emphasis' to Alwar mall suicide case

In August, a woman had committed suicide by jumping from the fourth floor of the mall. The incident was recorded on CCTV. The woman used to stay in Bhiwadi with her husband. 

Sep 20, 2019, 07:11 AM IST

Olympic gold medallist Nadia Comaneci, first gymnast to score perfect 10, reacts to Indian kids performing gymnastic in viral video

A video of two Indian school children performing gymnastic on a street has caught the attention of many on social media, including retired world-class Romanian gymnast Nadia Comaneci. 

Aug 31, 2019, 11:57 AM IST

PM Modi to launch Fit India Movement on August 29; Rijiju urges all to participate

Kiren Rijiju urged all citizens of the country to participate in the Fit India movement in large numbers, adding that “we will take a pledge on the day to stay fit”.

Aug 27, 2019, 09:13 AM IST

Dutee Chand granted Europe visa as preparation continues for Olympic qualification

Dutee is keen to qualify for the women`s 100m event at the 2020 Tokyo Games and said that her preparations are on in full swing for the same.

Aug 10, 2019, 18:13 PM IST

Ace Wrestler Sakshi Malik stands with shooters, says they bring a lot of medals

Sakshi (62kg) made it to the Indian squad after the trials in Lucknow on Sunday along with Seema Bisla (50kg), Vinesh Phogat (53kg), Sarita Mor (57kg), Divya Kakran (68kg) and Kiran Godara (76kg).

Jul 30, 2019, 16:28 PM IST

IOA chief writes to Kiren Rijiju proposing 2022 CWG boycott over shooting snub

It is the first time since 1970 that shooting won`t be seen at the Commonwealth Games and only the second since its first inclusion in 1966.

Jul 28, 2019, 09:36 AM IST

Will send good contingent for Tokyo Olympics next year: Kiren Rijiju

Rijiju also said that the government has taken several steps, like Khelo India programme, to identify rural talent in India.

Jul 25, 2019, 16:22 PM IST

Prolific Indian opener Smriti Mandhana turns 23

The left-hander won the Rachael Heyhoe Flint Award after being named as the Women`s Cricketer of the Year having scored 669 runs in 12 ODIs and 622 runs in 25 T20Is.

Jul 18, 2019, 15:56 PM IST

Watch: Former ministers Kiren Rijiju, Jitendra Singh take oath as cabinet ministers

Former Union Ministers Kiren Rijiju and Jitendra Singh took oath to office as a minister in Modi cabinet 2.0.

May 30, 2019, 21:40 PM IST