Major Dhyan Chand

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A look at the career-defining moments of Major Dhyan Chand

17 Oct 2019

A look at the career-defining moments of Major Dhyan Chand

When it comes to Indian hockey, the only player that can come to one's mind at the first glance is none other than Major Dhyan Chand, who played a revolutionary role in the nation's success.

Ranking the greatest moments of Indian hockey

15 Oct 2019

Ranking the greatest moments of Indian hockey

Indian hockey was a force to reckon with, especially during the pre-independence era.

National Sports Day: Athletes who overcame all odds

29 Aug 2019

National Sports Day: Athletes who overcame all odds

Sports, be it of any kind, is played by a number of athletes across the globe.

Modi launches 'Fit India Movement', says success has no elevator

29 Aug 2019

Modi launches 'Fit India Movement', says success has no elevator

With the hope of bringing behavioral changes in the citizens of the country, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday launched the "Fit India Movement" from New Delhi's Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium.

Independence Day 2019: A look at India's greatest sporting moments

09 Aug 2019

Independence Day 2019: A look at India's greatest sporting moments

India had always been a sports-crazy nation even before independence. However, their pinnacle came following their independence in 1947.

Smog engulfs Delhi as SC-order on crackers flouted, air-quality 'hazardous'

08 Nov 2018

Smog engulfs Delhi as SC-order on crackers flouted, air-quality 'hazardous'

The morning after Diwali, Delhi woke up to a thick smog with the air quality being termed 'hazardous'.

Birth anniversary: Unbreakable records of Major Dhyan Chand

29 Aug 2018

Birth anniversary: Unbreakable records of Major Dhyan Chand

India celebrates the National Sports Day on August 29 and this day is dedicated to the late hockey legend Major Dhyan Chand.

Why do we have a National Sports Day?

29 Aug 2017

Why do we have a National Sports Day?

National Sports Day is celebrated in honour of legendary hockey player Dhyan Chand on his birthday on 29th August every year.

It's National Sports Day, the birth anniversary of Dhyan Chand

29 Aug 2017

It's National Sports Day, the birth anniversary of Dhyan Chand

To commemorate the birth anniversary of field hockey legend Major Dhyan Chand, Indian government, in 2012, designated the 29th of August as "National Sports Day."

Hockey legends protest, demand Bharat Ratna for Dhyan Chand

29 Aug 2016

Hockey legends protest, demand Bharat Ratna for Dhyan Chand

On Sunday, several former hockey legends assembled at Jantar Mantar to reiterate the demand of awarding Bharat Ratna to Dhyan Chand posthumously.