Lekhara put up a strong challenge in the R2 - women's 10m air rifle standing SH1 final but fell short, in the end, to go down to Ukraine's Iryna Shchetnik by just 0.3 points
Chaudhary, who is under the Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS) of the government, was not available at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium complex when a dope control officer (DCO) came to take his sample last month.
Para athletes give us inspiration, are treated at par with able-bodied athletes, says Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju
Rijiju also said that he will request the respective state governments to support the paralympians in their respective region in the best possible way.
Malik had won the silver in Rio after throwing the shot put at a distance of 4.61m.
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
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
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
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
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'
President Deepa Malik had earlier said that "health of the athletes will always be our top priority".
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
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.
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
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.
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
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
The PCI revealed that a written complaint was received against Karmakar regarding acts of misconduct, misbehaviour and manhandling by the Arjuna awardee swimmer.
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.
Sippy Sidhu, a national level shooter, was murdered and his bullet-riddled body was found in a park in Chandigarh.
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