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Paralympics medallist Sharad Kumar worried about his coach in Ukraine
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Paralympics medallist Sharad Kumar worried about his coach in Ukraine

Kumar had trained in Kharkiv under Nikitin Yevhen for more than four years before winning a high jump bronze in Tokyo Paralympics last year

Paralympics bronze medal winner Sharad Kumar diagnosed with heart inflammation
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Paralympics bronze medal winner Sharad Kumar diagnosed with heart inflammation

The-29-year-old Patna-born athlete, who stays in Chhatarpur, was discharged from the medical facility earlier this week but had to come back for some more tests.

Paralympics bronze winner Sharad Kumar admitted to AIIMS after chest congestion, says feeling better
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Paralympics bronze winner Sharad Kumar admitted to AIIMS after chest congestion, says feeling better

Sharad Kumar won a bronze in the T-42 high jump event in the Tokyo Paralympics on 31 August.

India's Tokyo Paralympics 2020 heroes return to grand welcome
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India's Tokyo Paralympics 2020 heroes return to grand welcome

Chaotic scenes unfolded at the Indira Gandhi international Airport here as fans and an army of media-persons disregarded COVID-19 protocols, jostling for space to get hold of the four para athletes, especially Sumit.

‘Every jump was a war’: Tales of battles fought by podium finishers in high jump at Tokyo Paralympics 2020
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‘Every jump was a war’: Tales of battles fought by podium finishers in high jump at Tokyo Paralympics 2020

Cancer. A horrific childhood accident. Polio. Crippling poverty. Loneliness. Anxiety attacks. A last-minute meniscus injury. A COVID scare and training disruption. These are just some battles fought by the medal-winning trio in the high jump event at Tokyo 2020.

Tokyo Paralympics: Mariyappan Thangavelu, Sharad Kumar's high jump medals propel India to double digits
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Tokyo Paralympics: Mariyappan Thangavelu, Sharad Kumar's high jump medals propel India to double digits

India have so far won two gold, five silver and three bronze medals in the ongoing Paralympics. Athletics has once again been the country's happy hunting ground with one gold, four silver and two bronze so far.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Double Asian Para Games high jump champion Sharad Kumar donates Rs 1 lakh to PM's relief fund
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Double Asian Para Games high jump champion Sharad Kumar donates Rs 1 lakh to PM's relief fund

Kumar won a gold in the high jump T42 category in the 2014 Asian Para Games before climbing the top of the podium again in 2018 in Jakarta, Indonesia in T42/63 category. He is also a 2017 IPC World Championships silver medallist.

Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju felicitates World Para Athletics Championships medal winners with cash awards
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Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju felicitates World Para Athletics Championships medal winners with cash awards

Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju felicitated the medal-winning Indian para-athletes with cash awards for their best-ever performance at the recently-concluded World Para Athletics Championships in Dubai

Asian Para Games: Sharad Kumar's record-breaking gold helps India make clean sweep in men's T42/63 high-jump
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Asian Para Games: Sharad Kumar's record-breaking gold helps India make clean sweep in men's T42/63 high-jump

High jumper Sharad Kumar broke the Asian and Games records to bag gold in the T42/63 category as India picked up all three medals on offer in the event.

Former NIA chief Sharad Kumar appointed as one of the two vigilance commissioners in CVC
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Former NIA chief Sharad Kumar appointed as one of the two vigilance commissioners in CVC

Former NIA chief Sharad Kumar was on Sunday appointed the vigilance commissioner in the probity watchdog CVC

Ex-NIA chief handling Kashmir terror-funding case, appointed CVC head: All you need to know about ex-Haryana top cop
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Ex-NIA chief handling Kashmir terror-funding case, appointed CVC head: All you need to know about ex-Haryana top cop

Former National Investigation Agency (NIA) chief Sharad Kumar was appointed as the new vigilance commissioner of the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) on Sunday

Senior IPS officer YC Modi, who probed Gujarat riots cases, takes over as new NIA chief
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Senior IPS officer YC Modi, who probed Gujarat riots cases, takes over as new NIA chief

Senior IPS officer YC Modi, who was part of a Supreme Court-appointed team that probed the 2002 Gujarat riots cases, took over as NIA chief

Rajnath Singh says Jammu and Kashmir security forces kill five to six terrorists everyday
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Rajnath Singh says Jammu and Kashmir security forces kill five to six terrorists everyday

Five to six terrorists are killed by the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir everyday, home minister Rajnath Singh said on Tuesday.

Malegaon blast case: Congress slams BJP govt for 'protecting all RSS-connected accused' after Shrikant Purohit's bail
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Malegaon blast case: Congress slams BJP govt for 'protecting all RSS-connected accused' after Shrikant Purohit's bail

The Congress accused the BJP government of "protecting" all the accused "connected to the RSS" after the SC granted bail to 2008 Malegaon serial blasts case accused Lt Col Shrikant Prasad Purohit.

Para Athletics Championship 2017: India end campaign with five medals including a gold
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Para Athletics Championship 2017: India end campaign with five medals including a gold

India ended their World Para Athletics Championship campaign with five medals, including a gold on Sunday.

Para Athletics Championship 2017: India's Sharad Kumar wins silver in high jump, Varun Bhati clinches bronze
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Para Athletics Championship 2017: India's Sharad Kumar wins silver in high jump, Varun Bhati clinches bronze

Sharad cleared a personal best height of 1.84m to win the silver while Bhati — a Rio Paralympics medallist, leaped 1.77m to earn a podium finish.

Modi government weakened fight against terrorism: Congress
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Modi government weakened fight against terrorism: Congress

Notwithstanding the denial by the NIA chief that he made any statement giving a clean chit to Pakistan on the Pathankot airbase attack

Pathankot attack: After JIT, India's NIA team to visit Pakistan to probe case
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Pathankot attack: After JIT, India's NIA team to visit Pakistan to probe case

Four months after the terror attacks in Pathankot, the National Investigating Agency has said that its team may visit Pakistan to probe the attack.

Pathankot terror attack: NIA to seek Pakistan's help
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Pathankot terror attack: NIA to seek Pakistan's help

The NIA will seek Pakistan's help in solving the Pathankot terror attack case once the identity of people contacted by the perpetrators has been established, the anti-terror probe agency chief Sharad Kumar said today.

Udhampur attack: NIA chief visits Jammu to interrogate Naved
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Udhampur attack: NIA chief visits Jammu to interrogate Naved

NIA chief Sharad Kumar on Wednesday flew into Jammu to interrogate LeT's Pakistani militant Mohammed Naved, captured after an attack on a BSF bus last week.