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Aug 19, 2017
Rohan Bopanna absent from Arjuna award shortlist; para-coach Satyanarayana dropped from Dronacharya listThere was a debate if Rohan Bopanna, whose nomination by the All India Tennis Association reached ministry late, should be added to this year's Arjuna Award.
Aug 18, 2017
Paralympian Deepa Malik appeals for Khel Ratna, says she has backing of Haryana CM Manohar Lal KhattarMalik, the first Indian woman athlete to win a medal at the Paralympics, wrote an e-mail to the Sports minister Vijay Goel making the appeal and also sought an appointment
Aug 05, 2017
Coach Satyanarayana says Dronacharya Award nomination boost for para-athletesNoted athletics coach Satyanarayana, mentor of Mariyappan Thangavelu, who won a gold in the Rio Paralympics in 2016, says being recommended for the prestigious Dronacharya Award is a recognition not for him alone but for para-athletes too.
Jun 06, 2017
Rio Paralympics gold medallist Mariyappan Thangavelu in a spot of bother after teen's deathThe 19-year-old, identified as Satish Kumar, was found dead near a railway track in Tamil Nadu's Salem district. He had hit the parked car of Mariyappan a day earlier, which led to the squabble.
Apr 02, 2017
Paralympian Deepa Malik calls for ending taboos around disability, equal opportunities for differently-abledTo achieve the dream of an accessible and inclusive India, it is important to provide its women and differently-abled with equal opportunities, paralympian Deepa Malik said.
Oct 28, 2016
First Lady: Paralympian Deepa Malik is first guest on our new show with Meghna PantOn First Lady, host Meghna Pant meets with women achievers from all walks of life, starting with Paralympian heroine Deepa Malik.
Sep 22, 2016
PM Narendra Modi meets Rio Paralympians, says they have made country proudPrime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday met the Indian athletes who took part in the Rio Paralympic Games, including the four medallists, and applauded them for making the country proud with their achievements.
Sep 20, 2016
Vladimir Putin accuses Wada of hypocrisy after Olympic athletes' data leakPresident Vladimir Putin says the hack of Olympic athletes' data has cast a spotlight on a hypocritical decision to bar Russian athletes.
Sep 19, 2016
Rio Paralympics 2016: 'Mission accomplished', say organisers at the closing ceremonyRio said farewell to the Paralympics Sunday in a closing ceremony showcasing Brazil's love for music and celebrating what many consider to have been a surprisingly successful Games.
Sep 18, 2016
Rio Paralympics 2016 Highlights: From overcoming all odds to beating Olympic recordsThe Rio Paralympics featured thrilling victories, records, tears -- and controversy. Here are highlights of the first Games ever held in South America, which end Sunday.