Milkha Singh: News

26 Jul 2022

India

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20 Jun 2022

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08 Sep 2021

Dubai

Jeev becomes world's first golfer to receive Dubai Golden Visa

Star Indian golfer Jeev Milkha Singh has become the first professional golfer in the world to receive the prestigious 10-year Dubai Golden Visa in recognition of his outstanding achievements in the sport.

19 Jun 2021

Bollywood

Film celebrities pay homage to Milkha Singh

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, Mohanlal, superstar Shah Rukh Khan, Akshay Kumar, Ajay Devgan, actor-filmmaker Farhan Akhtar, and others from the Indian film industry mourned the end of an era as they paid tributes to sprint icon Milkha Singh, describing him as an epitome of hard work and determination.

19 Jun 2021

Chandigarh

A state funeral for late Milkha Singh, announces Punjab CM

Milkha Singh will be accorded a state funeral by the Punjab government and a day of mourning will be observed to pay respects to late sports legend, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh said today.

19 Jun 2021

Athletics

A look at the achievements of 'Flying Sikh' Milkha Singh

Legendary Indian sprinter Milkha Singh passed away on Friday after a month-long battle with COVID-19.

19 Jun 2021

Narendra Modi

Country pays its respects to 'Flying Sikh' Milkha Singh

The nation mourned the end of an era as it paid homage to nonagenarian sprint icon Milkha Singh, who died on Friday after battling COVID-19 for a month, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi leading the tributes.

19 Jun 2021

Coronavirus

Legendary Indian sprinter Milkha Singh dies due to coronavirus complications

Former legendary Indian sprinter Milkha Singh breathed his last at PGIMER in Chandigarh on Friday night.

14 Jun 2021

Coronavirus

Milkha Singh's wife Nirmal Kaur succumbs to COVID-19

Nirmal Kaur, the former Indian women volleyball team captain, and wife of sprint legend Flying Sikh Milkha Singh died at Fortis Hospital in Mohali due to COVID-19 related complications on Sunday.

05 Jun 2021

Chandigarh

Hospital officials refute death reports, say Milkha Singh is stable

Legendary Indian sprinter Milkha Singh, who is battling COVID-19 in the ICU of PGIMER in Chandigarh, is stable and his condition is "better than yesterday," the hospital authorities said on Saturday.

04 Jun 2021

Chandigarh

Milkha Singh hospitalized again after oxygen levels go down

Legendary Indian sprinter Milkha Singh, who recently contracted the COVID-19 infection and was discharged after recovering, was on Thursday admitted to the Intensive Care Unit of PGIMER in Chandigarh due to dipping levels of oxygen.

31 May 2021

Coronavirus

Milkha Singh discharged from hospital in stable condition

Legendary Indian sprinter Milkha Singh was on Sunday discharged from a private hospital where he was getting treatment for COVID-19 infection even as he continues to be on oxygen support.

25 May 2021

Coronavirus

Milkha Singh hospitalized after testing positive for COVID-19

Legendary Indian sprinter Milkha Singh, who had tested positive for COVID-19, was on Monday admitted to the Intensive Care Unit of the Fortis hospital in Mohali with doctors saying that his condition is stable. He was diagnosed with COVID-19 pneumonia.

20 May 2021

Coronavirus

Milkha Singh tests COVID-19 positive, says I'm in 'high spirits'

Legendary Indian sprinter Milkha Singh has tested positive for COVID-19 and is in isolation at his Chandigarh residence.

28 Jul 2019

Priyanka Chopra

Farhan Akhtar trains tirelessly for his next sport flick, 'Toofan'

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10 May 2019

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07 Mar 2019

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After MS Dhoni, Dinesh Karthik to have a biopic?

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14 Nov 2018

Deepika Padukone

'Zila Ghaziabad' director announces biopic on Bhaichung Bhutia

Director Anand Kumar, best known for Sanjay Dutt-Vivek Oberoi starrer 'Zila Ghaziabad', is working on ex-football captain of India, Bhaichung Bhutia's biopic.

19 Aug 2018

Twitter

Instead of Milkha Singh, Bengal textbook mentions Farhan Akhtar

In an astonishing incident which puts the spotlight on the poor education system, a West Bengal textbook put Farhan Akhtar's photo while portraying Milkha Singh, the legendary sprinter.

04 Aug 2018

India

A biopic on Sania Mirza's life will soon hit screens

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13 Jul 2018

Mahendra Singh Dhoni

Biopics should be narrated truthfully, feels actor Chitrangada Singh

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13 Jul 2018

India

Who have been India's best track and field athletes?

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26 Jun 2018

Mahendra Singh Dhoni

Can 'Sanju' beat these 5 Indian biopics?

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05 Jun 2018

Mumbai

Mumbai: Amit Shah to meet Tata, Lata, Madhuri tomorrow

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14 Mar 2018

Shah Rukh Khan

SRK's wax statue to grace New Delhi's Madame Tussauds

Shah Rukh Khan, who already has a wax statue at Madame Tussauds in London, will now have one at its newly inaugurated branch in New Delhi, which also happens to be superstar's hometown.

09 Jan 2018

Karan Johar

To Farhan Akhtar, the charming powerhouse of talent, happy birthday!

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30 Sep 2016

India

Government announces Rs.90 lakh cash prize for Paralympic medalists

Indian Government has announced a total cash prize of Rs.90 lakh for the four medal winners of the 2016 Paralympics.

19 Sep 2016

India

Paralympic Medalists will be awarded Khel Ratna: Indian Sports Minister

Treating Paralympians as equals with Olympians, Indian Sports Minister Vijay Goel stated that next year onwards, paralympic medalists will be bestowed with the Khel Ratna.

15 Sep 2016

India

Sports Minister non-committal on awarding Khel Ratna to Paralympic medalists

On Wednesday, Sports Minister Vijay Goel refused to commit if Rio Paralympics medalists would be conferred with the highest sporting honour in the country, the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award.