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CJI NV Ramana says Centre cleared 7 out of 106 names recommended for judgeship in HC
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CJI NV Ramana says Centre cleared 7 out of 106 names recommended for judgeship in HC

The CJI has received assurance of early clearance of the names by Law Minister Kiren Rijiju.

Watch: Kiren Rijiju impresses guests by singing 'Tere Jaisa Yaar Kahan'; video breaks internet
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Watch: Kiren Rijiju impresses guests by singing 'Tere Jaisa Yaar Kahan'; video breaks internet

Kiren Rijiju, who is a man of many talents, hosted the new batch of civil servants at his Delhi residence recently and surprised the guests with his singing at the event

Chandan Mitra passes away, politicians flock on Twitter to mourn
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Chandan Mitra passes away, politicians flock on Twitter to mourn

President Ram Nath Kovind said that Mitra’s demise "leaves a void in Indian journalism"

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Indian government felicitates Olympic medallists in grand ceremony
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Indian government felicitates Olympic medallists in grand ceremony

Sindhu and Chanu did not attend the ceremony as they had arrived earlier and are currently at their home bases.

BJP MPs meet Modi amid Assam-Mizoram border row; North East close to heart, says PM
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BJP MPs meet Modi amid Assam-Mizoram border row; North East close to heart, says PM

Meanwhile, Assam chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Monday said he has directed state police to withdraw FIR against Rajya Sabha MP K Vanlalvena as a "goodwill gesture"

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Sports minister Anurag Thakur chairs meeting of high-level committee to review India's preparation
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Sports minister Anurag Thakur chairs meeting of high-level committee to review India's preparation

The meeting of the high-level committee was also attended by his deputy Nisith Pramanik and the officials of the sports ministry, Sports Authority of India (SAI) and Indian Olympic Association (IOA).

'Right man to lead Indian sports', Twitter congratulates Anurag Thakur for taking charge as Sports Minister
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'Right man to lead Indian sports', Twitter congratulates Anurag Thakur for taking charge as Sports Minister

Twitter was buzzing with updates of cabinet expansion and a number of known faces from the sporting fraternity as well politics took to the micro-blogging site to congratulate Thakur and bid farewell to Rijiju. Here are a few reactions:

Anurag Thakur gets charge of sports ministry, replaces Kiren Rijiju 16 days before Tokyo Olympics
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Anurag Thakur gets charge of sports ministry, replaces Kiren Rijiju 16 days before Tokyo Olympics

The 46-year-old former Cricket Board President was given charge of sports along with the Information and Broadcasting ministry after he took oath as a cabinet minister.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: India's Olympic theme song 'Lakshya Tera Samne Hai' launched
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: India's Olympic theme song 'Lakshya Tera Samne Hai' launched

Mohit Chauhan has composed and sung the song titled "Lakshya Tera Samne Hai".

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Any decision that adversely affects Indian athletes’ preparation not acceptable to us, says Kiren Rijiju
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Any decision that adversely affects Indian athletes’ preparation not acceptable to us, says Kiren Rijiju

“It will not be acceptable to us if there’s any decision by Tokyo 2020 organisers regarding quarantine and other things which will adversely affect the preparation of Indian athletes,” sports minister Kiren Rijiju said.

Milkha Singh cremated with full state honours in Chandigarh
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Milkha Singh cremated with full state honours in Chandigarh

Milkha, who was 91, was bid a tearful adieu in the presence of his family members and several dignitaries, including sports minister Kiren Rijiju.

Asian Games gold medallist boxer Dingko Singh dies at 42 after long battle with cancer
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Asian Games gold medallist boxer Dingko Singh dies at 42 after long battle with cancer

Dingko Singh endured a long battle with liver cancer and even fought COVID-19 last year.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: China urges India to be ‘objective and fair’ after IOA drops Li Ning as kit sponsor
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: China urges India to be ‘objective and fair’ after IOA drops Li Ning as kit sponsor

There have been calls for boycott of Chinese products after face-off between the armies of the two countries in eastern Ladakh last year.

Pullela Gopichand wants India to shift from athlete-centric system to a ‘coach-led model’
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Pullela Gopichand wants India to shift from athlete-centric system to a ‘coach-led model’

The Dronacharya Awardee feels there is a need for programs that turn former players into coaches

Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju says financial help will be extended to footballer Sangeeta Soren
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Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju says financial help will be extended to footballer Sangeeta Soren

Sangeeta, who has represented India in U-18 and U-19 tournaments in Bhutan and Thailand before being called for the senior women's team, has been working at a brick kiln in Dhanbad's Basamudi village.

PM has given clear direction to provide full support to athletes, says Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju
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PM has given clear direction to provide full support to athletes, says Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju

The Tokyo Games are scheduled to be held from 23 July to 8 August this year after getting postponed in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Sports Ministry sanctions Rs 20.67 crore to Haryana to host Khelo India Youth Games
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Sports Ministry sanctions Rs 20.67 crore to Haryana to host Khelo India Youth Games

The government's flagship event, an under-18 national-level multi-sport competition, will have 25 disciplines, including five indigenous games for the first time this year.

Government to provide medical and accident insurance to more than 13,000 athletes and coaches
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Government to provide medical and accident insurance to more than 13,000 athletes and coaches

Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju said the well-being of athletes, coaches and support staff are his ministry's priority and the decision is in line with that objective.

Sports ministry approaches Ministry of External Affairs to get UK visa for Sania Mirza's son
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Sports ministry approaches Ministry of External Affairs to get UK visa for Sania Mirza's son

Sania Mirza is scheduled to compete in the Nottingham Open (from 6 June), Birmingham Open (from 14 June), the Eastbourne Open (from 20 June) and the Wimbledon (from 28 June).