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Ajay Singh wins 3rd gold for India in Commonwealth Weightlifting Championships, qualifies for 2022 edition
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Ajay Singh wins 3rd gold for India in Commonwealth Weightlifting Championships, qualifies for 2022 edition

He became the third Indian weightlifter to directly qualify for next year's Commonwealth Games in Birmingham

Shakti Sinha, former bureaucrat and private secretary to Atal Bihari Vajpayee, passes away
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Shakti Sinha, former bureaucrat and private secretary to Atal Bihari Vajpayee, passes away

Political leaders and other dignitaries expressed shock and grief over Sinha's sudden demise and recalled his contribution as a strategic thinker and leader in public policy.

Indian boxing's coaching staff could be completely overhauled over Tokyo flop show, says report
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Indian boxing's coaching staff could be completely overhauled over Tokyo flop show, says report

It is reliably learnt that the two High Performance Directors Santiago Nieva (for men) and Raffaele Bergamasco (for women) along with the national head coaches CA Kuttappa (men) and Mohammed Ali Qamar (women) are under intense scrutiny at this point.

National youth and junior championships to mark resumption of domestic boxing tournaments
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National youth and junior championships to mark resumption of domestic boxing tournaments

The fourth edition of youth men and women national championships will be held from 18-23 July, while the third edition of junior boys national championships and the fourth edition of junior girls event are scheduled from 26 to 31 July.

AIBA Youth World Boxing Championships: Six Indian boxers claim gold medals with dominant performances
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AIBA Youth World Boxing Championships: Six Indian boxers claim gold medals with dominant performances

While Gitika prevailed 5-0 over Poland's Natalia Kuczewska, Babyrojisana defeated Valeriia Linkova of Russia by a similar margin after a close opening round.

Ajay Singh re-elected president of Boxing Federation of India, says Asian Championship to be held in April or May
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Ajay Singh re-elected president of Boxing Federation of India, says Asian Championship to be held in April or May

Singh, also the chairman of Spicejet airlines, prevailed 37-27 in the elections held at a Gurugram hotel for a fresh four-year term. He will have a new secretary-general by his side in Assam's Hemanta Kumar Kalita.

Boxing Federation of India to hold much-delayed elections on 3 February
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Boxing Federation of India to hold much-delayed elections on 3 February

The process has been due since September last year but postponed twice citing the COVID-19 pandemic. The delay eventually led to the Uttar Pradesh Amateur Boxing Association seeking Delhi High Court's intervention in the matter.

BFI office-bearers granted extension in EGM, elections set for February next year
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BFI office-bearers granted extension in EGM, elections set for February next year

The BFI elections, to be held in September originally, were postponed to December because of the pandemic before being suspended further.

Boxing Federation of India sets sights on increasing women's representation in administration to 25 percent
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Boxing Federation of India sets sights on increasing women's representation in administration to 25 percent

No woman holds a top position in the BFI's administrative fabric as of now even though a sizeable number is there in coaching as well as the technical officials' group.

BFI involves parents of junior pugilists in 'E-pathshala' program; Kiren Rijiju, MC Mary Kom attend interaction
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BFI involves parents of junior pugilists in 'E-pathshala' program; Kiren Rijiju, MC Mary Kom attend interaction

Boxing Federation of India (BFI) has been educating the next generation of pugilists and their parents as a part of government's Khelo India initiative.

SpiceJet's freighter arm, SpiceXpress gets DGCA approval for drone trials; to deliver essential supplies to remote areas
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SpiceJet's freighter arm, SpiceXpress gets DGCA approval for drone trials; to deliver essential supplies to remote areas

Budget carrier SpiceJet on Friday said its freighter arm SpiceXpress has received approval for conducting drone trials from aviation regulator Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA)

India loses hosting rights for 2021 Men's World Boxing Championship to Serbia as AIBA alleges non-payment of host fee
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India loses hosting rights for 2021 Men's World Boxing Championship to Serbia as AIBA alleges non-payment of host fee

The Boxing Federation of India acknowledged the delay but blamed it on "procedural complications" arising out of the AIBA's failure to resolve "issues" with regards to the account in which the money was to be transferred

Asian Games gold medallist Dingko Singh 'went into depression' upon missing cancer treatment due to lockdown
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Asian Games gold medallist Dingko Singh 'went into depression' upon missing cancer treatment due to lockdown

Dingko's transfer to Delhi by a Spicejet air ambulance was personally facilitated by BFI president Ajay Singh, after he missed a scheduled radiation therapy session due to the ongoing national lockdown.

SpiceJet operates first freighter service to Ho Chi Minh City, carries medical supplies; operates 200 services since lockdown
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SpiceJet operates first freighter service to Ho Chi Minh City, carries medical supplies; operates 200 services since lockdown

On Thursday also, SpiceJet had performed a cargo flight to Singapore from Chennai and back with a dedicated Boeing 737 freighter, transporting critical medical equipment and devices to India.

Coronavirus Outbreak: SpiceJet to cut up to 30% salary of employees in March; lowest pay grade staff to remain unaffected
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Coronavirus Outbreak: SpiceJet to cut up to 30% salary of employees in March; lowest pay grade staff to remain unaffected

Budget carrier SpiceJet has decided to cut up to 30 percent salary of its employees in March with Chairman Ajay Singh opting for the highest 30 percent trimming in compensation, the airline said in an e-mail communication to the staff on Tuesday

Coronavirus Outbreak: Boxing Federation of India begins online programs for Olympic-bound boxers
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Boxing Federation of India begins online programs for Olympic-bound boxers

In a conference call with these boxers on Sunday, Boxing Federation of India (BFI) President Ajay Singh took stock of their preparations amid a national lockdown till 14 April to fight the pandemic.

Coronavirus pandemic: Sports minister and IOA delegation's visit to Tokyo for Olympic preparation cancelled
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Coronavirus pandemic: Sports minister and IOA delegation's visit to Tokyo for Olympic preparation cancelled

The visit of a high-powered delegation comprising sports minister Kiren Rijiju and top IOA officials to Tokyo later this month to look into India's logistical preparedness for the Olympics has been put on hold in view of the COVID-19 pandemic.

SpiceJet offers 'free tickets' to flyers who are travelling to Delhi for voting on 8 February
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SpiceJet offers 'free tickets' to flyers who are travelling to Delhi for voting on 8 February

SpiceJet on Monday said it is offering "hundreds" of "free" tickets, where the base fare will be waived but taxes and other surcharges have to be paid, to select people who want to fly to Delhi to vote in the upcoming assembly elections on 8 February

Tokyo Olympics 2020: BFI offers to host boxing qualifiers following cancellation of event in Wuhan due to outbreak of coronavirus
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: BFI offers to host boxing qualifiers following cancellation of event in Wuhan due to outbreak of coronavirus

'...due to any reason, if the event is to be shifted to a different country, BFI would be willing to host this year's Asian and Oceania Qualification Event,' BFI President Ajay Singh stated in a letter to the Chairman of the IOC