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Deepa Malik confirms retiring from sport in September, says didn’t make news public while running for Indian Paralympic chief
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Deepa Malik confirms retiring from sport in September, says didn’t make news public while running for Indian Paralympic chief

Deepa Malik, the first Indian woman to claim a medal in the Paralympic Games, has retired from active sports, a decision she took before becoming the Paralympic Committee of India President earlier this year but revealed only on Monday.

Sports ministry awards 54 NSFs recognition till September, leaves out governing bodies for Paralympics and rowing
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Sports ministry awards 54 NSFs recognition till September, leaves out governing bodies for Paralympics and rowing

The Paralympic Committee of India (PCI), Rowing Federation of India (RFI) and School Games Federation of India (SGFI) were the ones denied recognition once again

Coronavirus Outbreak: Paralympic Committee of India donates 500 PPE kits to Delhi government, will give another 1000 to Centre
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Paralympic Committee of India donates 500 PPE kits to Delhi government, will give another 1000 to Centre

The Paralympic Committee of India (PCI) has donated Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) kits to the Delhi state government, contributing in country's fight against COVID-19 pandemic.

Paralympic Committee of India among NSFs starting to feel pinch of reduced corporate funding due to COVID-19
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Paralympic Committee of India among NSFs starting to feel pinch of reduced corporate funding due to COVID-19

A lot of NSFs are not solely relying on the government. To host additional events and organise tournaments on a bigger scale or to spend on other heads, they are open to private sector funding.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Paralympic Committee of India to donate one day's salary to help battle against COVID-19
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Paralympic Committee of India to donate one day's salary to help battle against COVID-19

A statement issued by the Paralympic Committee of India said that PCI chief patron Avinash Rai Khanna has also donated one-month of his pension

Paralympic Committee of India welcomes Tokyo Paralympic Games 2020's postponement, says 'absolutely the right thing to do'
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Paralympic Committee of India welcomes Tokyo Paralympic Games 2020's postponement, says 'absolutely the right thing to do'

President Deepa Malik had earlier said that "health of the athletes will always be our top priority".

Paralympic Committee of India puts national and state events on hold due to coronavirus threat
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Paralympic Committee of India puts national and state events on hold due to coronavirus threat

The PCI was scheduled to host national para-athletics championship in Mysore from 26-28 March and national swimming championship from 28-20 March in Bengaluru.

Deepa Malik elected Paralympic Committee of India president; results of elections subject to pending case in Delhi HC
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Deepa Malik elected Paralympic Committee of India president; results of elections subject to pending case in Delhi HC

The 49-year-old Deepa, who won a silver in shot put F-53 event in the 2016 Rio Paralympic Games, was elected unopposed as president in the PCI polls held in Bengaluru on Friday.

Sports Ministry de-recognises Paralympic Committee of India for Sports Code violation
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Sports Ministry de-recognises Paralympic Committee of India for Sports Code violation

The Sports Ministry has de-recognised the Paralympic Committee of India (PCI), citing violations of the National Sports Code in the body's decision to sack President Rao Inderjit Singh.

Asian Para Games 2018: Indians denied entry to Athletes Village temporarily for non-payment of accommodation fee
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Asian Para Games 2018: Indians denied entry to Athletes Village temporarily for non-payment of accommodation fee

The Indian contingent for the Asian Para Games was refused entry to the Athletes Village in Jakarta for a few hours on Monday by the organisers as the necessary payment was not done on time.

Shah Rukh Khan reveals para-athlete Deepa Malik inspired him to not 'quit everything' a month ago
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Shah Rukh Khan reveals para-athlete Deepa Malik inspired him to not 'quit everything' a month ago

The Paralympic Committee of India (PCI) in presence of actor Shah Rukh Khan gave a rousing send-off to the athletes ahead of the third Asian Para Games, slated to be held in Jakarta from 6-13 October

Suvarna Raj rues lack of facilities after accommodation issues mar National Para Athletics Championships in Panchkula
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Suvarna Raj rues lack of facilities after accommodation issues mar National Para Athletics Championships in Panchkula

Medal-winning Indian para-athlete Suvarna Raj, who is taking part in the 18th National Para Athletics Championships at Panchkula, lamented the poor facilities for the physically challenged at the venue, where apparently even the toilets are not accessible.

Para-swimmer Prasanta Karmakar suspended by PCI for recording videos of female swimmers; athlete refutes charges
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Para-swimmer Prasanta Karmakar suspended by PCI for recording videos of female swimmers; athlete refutes charges

The PCI revealed that a written complaint was received against Karmakar regarding acts of misconduct, misbehaviour and manhandling by the Arjuna awardee swimmer.

Kanchanmala Pande case is another example of athletes provoking public sentiment with half-truths
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Kanchanmala Pande case is another example of athletes provoking public sentiment with half-truths

It is disturbing that Kanchanmala Pande succeeded in creating the impression that she was not only left for fend for herself but also had to ‘beg and borrow’ in an alien land.

National level shooter Sippy Sidhu found murdered in Chandigarh
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National level shooter Sippy Sidhu found murdered in Chandigarh

Sippy Sidhu, a national level shooter, was murdered and his bullet-riddled body was found in a park in Chandigarh.

India's visually-challenged cricket team set to tour England, Bahrain
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India's visually-challenged cricket team set to tour England, Bahrain

India's team of visually-challenged cricketers is set to leave for England to play three T20s and as many one-day matches against the host outfit from May 24 to 31

No organisation for athletes: Elections foremost on paralympic body's mind
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No organisation for athletes: Elections foremost on paralympic body's mind

The latest controversy to affect the sporting community in India is the suspension of the Paralympic Committee of India(PCI) by the International Paralympic Association (IPC).

De-recognition by Sports Ministry was expected, says Paralympic Committee of India president
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De-recognition by Sports Ministry was expected, says Paralympic Committee of India president

Paralympic Committee of India's new President Nale Nandkishor has aid the de-recognition by the Sports Ministry was expected they were banned by the IPC for mismanagement.

Sports ministry also suspends Paralympic Committee of India
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Sports ministry also suspends Paralympic Committee of India

Taking a cue from the International Paralympic Committee (IPC), the government on Wednesday suspended the Paralympic Committee of India (PCI) for gross negligence and poor management of the 15th National Para Athletics Championships in Ghaziabad last month.

IPC suspends Paralympic Committee of India, sports ministry issues notice
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IPC suspends Paralympic Committee of India, sports ministry issues notice

The suspension of the Paralympic Committee of India was due to "individual conflicts at the national level between different groups and persons."