Brigadier H S Lidder was defence assistant to the CDS since January 2021 and was approved for Major General rank before the horrible IAF helicopter crash
"My Olympic journey has given me some important life lessons, and I am certain the Indian contingent will come home wiser from Tokyo. I extend my heartfelt wishes to each athlete, and my only message to them is, do your best," says Suma Shirur as she remembers her Olympics journey.
Less than two years ago, four-time Olympian Mansher was the first to acknowledge that the discipline was going through a crisis of sorts, primarily due to a lack of depth compared to pistol and rifle.
Teachers' exam protests in Rajasthan: Two dead in firing, says police; protesters clear highway after meeting govt officials
DGP Bhupendra Singh said in a statement on Sunday night that police had to use force and opened fire on Saturday evening, in which two persons were killed and as many injured. The injured are out of danger, he added.
While BJP MP Nishikant Dubey has sought Tharoor's removal as head of the IT Parliamentary panel, Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore accused the Congress MP of violating House procedures
Boxer Vijender Singh says Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore's exploits at 2004 Games inspired him to win Olympic medal
Shooter Rathore clinched India's first-ever Olympic medal in an individual category when he won silver in Athens, where Vijender had appeared in his first Olympics at the age of 18.
In this edition of Firstpost Masterclass, Suma Shirur explains the various technical and mental aspects of 10m air rifle shooting.
National Tennis Championships 2019: Players' convenience paramount, they should not be forced to worry about basic facilities, says event organiser Ajay Shriram
DCM Shriram Group has been an omnipresent force with the National Tennis Championship held in New Delhi. Recently, past champions congregated to celebrate the company's 25 year association with Indian tennis.
Women in sports: How Simranjit Kaur, Swapna Barman and Dipika Pallikal defied poverty, misfortune and gender inequality
Three Indian women and their battle past hardships in the form of poverty, gender inequality and lack of support from sports federations, to emerge the victor
Missing perspective on India's recent rich medal haul and raising of unreal hopes from track and field athletes
India must celebrate its sporting aces but its leaders, especially from the political and entertainment worlds, must acquire a better perspective rather than just compete to mark a sporting feat. The urge to celebrate one athlete's success — even if that is in the form of multiple gold medals won against mediocre competition — can be counter-productive.
Gagan Narang says non inclusion of shooting in 2022 CWG not a setback; confident of sport growing on its own like cricket
Gagan Narang, a bronze medallist at the 2012 London Olympics, cited the example of cricket and squash to corroborate his point
Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju promises to explore diplomatic channels to get shooting included in 2022 Commonwealth Games
Rijiju's predecessor Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore had last year written to his British counterpart as well to the CGF President, urging them to intervene and ensure that the sport remains a part of the 2022 edition
From Sushma Swaraj, Radha Mohan Singh, Maneka Gandhi to Rajyavardhan Rathore, NDA 2 drops big guns from Modi Cabinet
Modi can have as many as 80 ministers in the 543-member Lok Sabha. As per the Constitution, the total number of Union ministers, including the Prime Minister shall not exceed 15 per cent of the number of members in the Lok Sabha.
Phase 5 of Lok Sabha Election 2019: Rahul, Sonia Gandhi, Rajnath Singh, Smriti Irani among key candidates in the fray tomorrow
The fate of several key leaders, including Rahul Gandhi, Rajnath Singh, Sonia Gandhi and Smriti Irani, will be decided in Phase 5 of the Lok Sabha election, which will witness voting in 51 seats.
Lok Sabha Election 2019: Congress fields candidates for all 25 seats in Rajasthan ahead of filing nominations
The Congress also announced names of industrialist Riju Jhunjhunwala on Ajmer, Bharatram Meghwal on Sriganganagar, Devkinandan Gurjar on Rajsamand and Rampal Sharma on Bhilwara seat in its list on Monday night.
Gautam Gambhir joins BJP: Outspoken cricketer latest entrant in a long list of sportspersons who entered politics
Former cricket Gautam Gambhir joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday saying that he was 'influenced' by Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s 'vision for the country'.
Virender Sehwag turned down offer to contest Lok Sabha elections on BJP ticket citing personal reasons, say sources
Sehwag's name was under consideration for the West Delhi seat that is currently being held by BJP MP Parvesh Verma. But, Sehwag refused the offer citing personal reasons, a leader said.
Rajyavardhan Rathore takes swipe at Kapil Sibal over his 'no losses' in IAF air strikes remark, asks him to go Balakot and check
Addressing the media on Monday, BS Dhanoa had said that the IAF pilots had hit the target given to them, adding that he could not give the number of casualties in the air strike as it is for the government to clarify.
Pakistan ask ISSF to drop Olympic quota spots from rapid fire event after their shooters are denied visas following Pulwama attack
Pakistan's shooting federation on Wednesday wrote to the international body, asking it to drop the two 25m rapid fire pistol quotas for 2020 Olympics.