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'One in jail, one on bail': Anurag Thakur takes jibe at SP's candidate list
Politics

'One in jail, one on bail': Anurag Thakur takes jibe at SP's candidate list

The Union sports minister was referring to Nahid Hasan, SP candidate from Kairana, who is in jail and Abdullah Azam, who is out on bail

PM's security breach: MHA will take big and tough decisions, vows Anurag Thakur
India

PM's security breach: MHA will take big and tough decisions, vows Anurag Thakur

In a 'major security lapse', Modi's convoy was stranded on a flyover due to a blockade by protesters in Ferozepur on 5 January, 2022. He returned from poll-bound Punjab without attending any event

Sports minister Anurag Thakur introduces anti-doping bill in Lok Sabha
Sports

Sports minister Anurag Thakur introduces anti-doping bill in Lok Sabha

The bill seeks to give NADA powers of 'investigation, levying sanctions for Anti-Doping Rule Violations, the disciplinary procedures to be adopted and the powers of inspection, sample collection and sharing and free flow of information'

'No one is bigger than the sport': Anurag Thakur on speculation surrounding Kohli-Rohit equation
First Cricket News

'No one is bigger than the sport': Anurag Thakur on speculation surrounding Kohli-Rohit equation

He said he couldn't give you information as to what was going on between which players and in which game. Thakur said it's the job of concerned federations/associations and it was for the concerned association to deal with the matter.

Mission Olympic Cell meets for the first time since Tokyo 2020, adds another 20 athletes to TOPS list
Sports

Mission Olympic Cell meets for the first time since Tokyo 2020, adds another 20 athletes to TOPS list

Seven Olympic and six Paralympic disciplines were identified for support under TOPS at a meeting of the Mission Olympic Cell (MOC) of the Sports Ministry.

UP witnessed riots under SP rule, seeing 'dangal' now, says Anurag Thakur
India

UP witnessed riots under SP rule, seeing 'dangal' now, says Anurag Thakur

The minister attended the Sansad Khel Mahakumbh organised in Baraut in Baghpat district of the poll-bound state

Cabinet extends 5-kg free foodgrains scheme till March 2022, says Anurag Thakur
India

Cabinet extends 5-kg free foodgrains scheme till March 2022, says Anurag Thakur

Thakur said this will cost the exchequer an additional Rs 53,344 crore to the exchequer. He added that the total cost of PMGKAY would reach about Rs 2.6 lakh crore, including all five phases of this ongoing programme

ICC confident teams will have no problem playing 2025 Champions Trophy in Pakistan
First Cricket News

ICC confident teams will have no problem playing 2025 Champions Trophy in Pakistan

The ICC last week awarded the hosting rights of the 2025 Champions Trophy to Pakistan. It will mark the return of a major cricketing event to Pakistan after more than two decades.

Fencer Bhavani Devi receives Arjuna Award from Sports Minister Anurag Thakur
Sports

Fencer Bhavani Devi receives Arjuna Award from Sports Minister Anurag Thakur

Bhavani could not attend the sports awards ceremony on Saturday as she was participating in a competition in France.

Union Cabinet approves price support of Rs 17,408.85 cr to Cotton Commission of India
India

Union Cabinet approves price support of Rs 17,408.85 cr to Cotton Commission of India

This came amid a slew of decisions including restoration of MPLADS taken at the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Centre approves ethanol price hike by up to Rs 1.47 per litre for mixing in petrol
India

Centre approves ethanol price hike by up to Rs 1.47 per litre for mixing in petrol

Higher mixing of ethanol in petrol will help cut India's oil import bill and also benefit sugar cane farmers as well as sugar mills

Union Cabinet gives nod to restoring MPLADS after COVID-induced suspension, announces Anurag Thakur
India

Union Cabinet gives nod to restoring MPLADS after COVID-induced suspension, announces Anurag Thakur

The objective of the scheme is to enable MPs to recommend works of developmental nature with emphasis on the creation of durable community assets in the areas of drinking water, primary education, public health, sanitation, roads

Sports minister Anurag Thakur says Hockey India can't unilaterally pull out of Commonwealth Games
Sports

Sports minister Anurag Thakur says Hockey India can't unilaterally pull out of Commonwealth Games

Thakur said being the main financier of Olympic sports in the country, the government has every right to take calls on matters of national representation.

Territorial Army Raising Day 2021: From MS Dhoni to Kapil Dev, personalities who have been officers in the force
India

Territorial Army Raising Day 2021: From MS Dhoni to Kapil Dev, personalities who have been officers in the force

The first Territorial Army week was celebrated from 8 to 15 November in 1952 to create awareness of the existence of the ‘Citizen’s Army’.

Sports Minister Anurag Thakur pitches for common pool of cash awards for medallists
Sports

Sports Minister Anurag Thakur pitches for common pool of cash awards for medallists

Thakur also said that there will be a talent hunt programme for various sports to identify youngsters and train them for future events.

Anurag Thakur to virtually interact with state Sports Ministers to prepare roadmap for future
Sports

Anurag Thakur to virtually interact with state Sports Ministers to prepare roadmap for future

The interaction comes after the country's success at the Olympics and Paralympics in Tokyo.

Cabinet approves four-year moratorium on payment of all govt dues by telecom companies
Business

Cabinet approves four-year moratorium on payment of all govt dues by telecom companies

Telecom Minister Ashwini Vaishnav said that 100 percent FDI (Foreign Direct Investment) in telecom via the automatic route was also approved by the Cabinet

Tokyo Paralympics 2020: Sports Minister Anurag Thakur felicitates Mariyappan Thangavelu on winning silver
Sports

Tokyo Paralympics 2020: Sports Minister Anurag Thakur felicitates Mariyappan Thangavelu on winning silver

Mariyappan, who won a gold in 2016 Rio Paralympics, bagged a silver this time around in T42 category with a best jump of 1.86m. Another Indian, Sharad Kumar took the bronze with a best jump of 1.83m.

Central government keen to set up 'High Altitude Sports Training Centre' near Dharamsala, says Sports Minister Anurag Thakur
Sports

Central government keen to set up 'High Altitude Sports Training Centre' near Dharamsala, says Sports Minister Anurag Thakur

Thakur, who is a Member of Parliament from the state said that special efforts are being made to identify Himachal Pradesh as a "sports hub" and world class facilities would be created in every district of the state .