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People with disabilities hurt by 'The Witches,' Warner Bros. apologizes

06 Nov 2020

People with disabilities hurt by 'The Witches,' Warner Bros. apologizes

Warner Bros. has been scoring brownie points with its superhero movie line-up, but its fantasy/comedy The Witches has hit a rough rock that it shouldn't have.

Paralympian Deepa Malik joins BJP ahead of Lok Sabha elections

25 Mar 2019

Paralympian Deepa Malik joins BJP ahead of Lok Sabha elections

Noted Paralympian and Padma Shri recipient, Deepa Malik, joined the BJP in the presence of senior party leaders in Delhi on Monday.

Deepa Malik books her berth in 2018 Asian Para Games

14 Mar 2018

Deepa Malik books her berth in 2018 Asian Para Games

India's para-athlete Deepa Malik qualified for the 2018 Asian Para Games by securing a top spot in discus Asia Ranking 53 category and a second place in Asian Games combined category event 51/52/53.

Arjuna awardee para-swimmer suspended for filming female swimmers

01 Mar 2018

Arjuna awardee para-swimmer suspended for filming female swimmers

In a shocking case, the Paralympic Committee of India has decided to suspend para-swimmer Prasanta Karmakar for a period of 3 years after he was found guilty of recording videos of female swimmers last year during an event in Jaipur.

Cash rewards for Rio Games medallists' coaches put on hold

25 Oct 2016

Cash rewards for Rio Games medallists' coaches put on hold

While the Ministry of Sports gave away cash rewards to the medal winners of the Rio Olympics and Paralympics, the awards for the coaches have been put on hold.

Belarus's Ihar Boki wins 11th Paralympic gold

17 Sep 2016

Belarus's Ihar Boki wins 11th Paralympic gold

It was gold and another Paralympic record for Belarus's swimmer Ihar Boki as he finished first in men's S13 100m freestyle event.

Devendra Jhajharia wins second gold for India

14 Sep 2016

Devendra Jhajharia wins second gold for India

India's Devendra Jhajharia won the second gold medal for India at the 2016 Paralympic games.