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CM fetes Saikhom Mirabai Chanu

Chief Minister N Biren Singh felicitated World record holder and World Champion weightlifter Saikhom Mirabai Chanu in a solemn function held at Chief Minister's Office today. Speaking on the occasion, Chief Minister said, "It is a proud moment for all of us ... E Pao!, 1 month ago

Padma Bhushan gong for Dhoni, Advani

IMAGE: Mahendra Singh Dhoni. Photograph: BCCI Former India cricket captain Mahendra Singh and multiple world champion cueist Pankaj Advani were, on Thursday, conferred with the country's third-highest civilian award -- the Padma Bhushan. Besides the duo, 2017 World Weightlifting Champion in the 48kg category, Saikhom Mirabai Chanu and former Asian Games gold medallist tennis player Somdev Devvarman were conferred with the Padma Shri award.   Ace men's singles shuttler Kidambi Srikanth ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Manipur in 2017: A BJP govt, blockade, floods, sporting glory

Political drama and firsts, hardships caused by a months-long blockade, deadly floods and stellar performances by its sportpersons -- Manipur saw them all in 2017.But the biggest development was the institution of a BJP government, the first in the ...
 Business Standard2 months ago

That's a wrap! Kohli rules in 2017 while Anand turns back the clock

IMAGE: Virat Kohli became first captain to score six double tons when he reached the milestone on Day 2 of the 3rd Test against Sri Lanka at the Feroz Shah Kotla in New Delhi on December 3. Photograph: BCCI The eyes of the world turned to India but cricket's habitual record-breaker, Virat Kohli, remained the cynosure of her eyes as his exploits, bit by bit, put overshadowed the frenzy around the FIFA U-17 World Cup and feats in other big-ticket sporting events. Run-machine Kohli was at the ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

Chanu's golden touch in dope-free 2017 for Indian lifters

Although the year was all about Mirabai Chanu, there were a few other achievements like as many as 16 Indian lifters, including the Manipuri, booking berths at the 2018 Commonwealth Games. IMAGE: Mirabai Chanu attempts a lift on her way to win the gold medal in women’s 48kg category at the World Weightlifting Championships in Anaheim. Photograph: PTI Subjected to an astonishing 45 dope tests in the last four years, Mirabai Chanu was the historic success story of Indian weightlifting in a ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
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