First Indian woman on Everest, Bachendri Pal, conferred with Padma Bhushan; Sunil Chhetri, Sharath Kamal to get Padma Shri
Mountaineer Bachendri Pal was on Friday conferred with the Padma Bhushan, India's third highest civilian award, while Gautam Gambhir, Bajrang Punia and Sunil Chhetri, among others, received the Padma Shri.
Indian women's archery team made it to the quarter-finals of the recurve event after beating Colombia 5-3 at the Olympic Games, in Rio on Sunday.
Focused on winning their first ever Olympic medal, the Indian archers will give tomorrow's much-awaited opening ceremony of the Rio Games a miss.
Olympics 2016: Archery coach Dharmendra Tiwari sets practice target scores to help team deal with pressure
Aware of their weakness to deal with pressure at crunch moments, the Indian archery head coach Dharmendra Tiwari is setting 'target scores' for his team at the practice sessions in Rio de Janeiro.