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5 missing Arunachal civilians found on Chinese side: Kiren Rijiju

08 Sep 2020

5 missing Arunachal civilians found on Chinese side: Kiren Rijiju

Union Minister Kiren Rijiju on Tuesday said that the five missing youths from Arunachal Pradesh have been found on the Chinese side. Rijiju said the process to handover the youths is being worked out.

What should I do to receive Arjuna Award, asks Sakshi

23 Aug 2020

What should I do to receive Arjuna Award, asks Sakshi

Indian wrestler Sakshi Malik, on Saturday, expressed disappointment as she was not conferred with the Arjuna Award.

Pace spearhead Ishant Sharma nominated for prestigious Arjuna Award

18 Aug 2020

Pace spearhead Ishant Sharma nominated for prestigious Arjuna Award

Indian pace spearhead Ishant Sharma is among 29 athletes who have been recommended for this year's Arjuna award by the National Sports Awards selection committee.

India's 2020 Olympics tally will improve, says marathon champion Sunita

01 Jun 2020

India's 2020 Olympics tally will improve, says marathon champion Sunita

In an exclusive interview with NewsBytes, India's undisputed marathon champion Sunita Godara feels the nation's medals tally will improve in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

Sports should return to spread positivity: Shikhar Dhawan

25 May 2020

Sports should return to spread positivity: Shikhar Dhawan

Indian opener Shikhar Dhawan believes the return of sports could ward off the negative elements once the coronavirus pandemic ends.

Indian government to decide fate of IPL: Kiren Rijiju

24 May 2020

Indian government to decide fate of IPL: Kiren Rijiju

India's Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Kiren Rijiju, on Sunday, clarified that any decision regarding the commencement of Indian Premier League (IPL) will be taken by the government.

Khelo India archer suffers brain stroke, family needs financial aid

07 May 2020

Khelo India archer suffers brain stroke, family needs financial aid

Young and upcoming compound archer Pragati Choudhary has suffered a brain stroke and her family is looking for financial aid for her treatment.

IPL still possible if starts by May first week: Official

23 Mar 2020

IPL still possible if starts by May first week: Official

The upcoming edition of the Indian Premier League has been shrouded with speculations amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Sunil Chhetri would like to play for this IPL team

21 Mar 2020

Sunil Chhetri would like to play for this IPL team

The coronavirus pandemic has seen people engage in social distancing and at this time, sports personalities are doing different things to kill time.

IPL 2020: Government to issue fresh advisory on April 15

19 Mar 2020

IPL 2020: Government to issue fresh advisory on April 15

India's Minister of State for Youth Affairs and Sports Kiren Rijiju on Thursday cleared the air about the upcoming IPL edition.

IPL 2020: Are franchises preparing for a call-off?

16 Mar 2020

IPL 2020: Are franchises preparing for a call-off?

The franchises are leaving no stone unturned in bringing the upcoming edition of Indian Premier League to life. However, they are prepared for the eventuality of the league being called-off.

MS Dhoni leaves Chennai as practice sessions get mowed down

15 Mar 2020

MS Dhoni leaves Chennai as practice sessions get mowed down

Chennai Super Kings skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni featured in the final practice session and left the city soon thereafter.

Curtailed IPL a possibility as team owners meet BCCI

14 Mar 2020

Curtailed IPL a possibility as team owners meet BCCI

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Saturday discussed the option of conducting a curtailed Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 with the eight franchise owners.

IPL should be played behind closed doors, says Gavaskar

13 Mar 2020

IPL should be played behind closed doors, says Gavaskar

Former Indian cricketers Sunil Gavaskar and VVS Laxman opened up about the possibility of staging the upcoming IPL edition in front of empty stands, amid coronavirus outburst.

IPL 2020 will likely be scheduled behind closed doors

12 Mar 2020

IPL 2020 will likely be scheduled behind closed doors

The upcoming edition of Indian Premier League will likely take place without spectators' presence in the wake of coronavirus crisis.

SMS, voice calls on prepaid mobile connections back in J&K

18 Jan 2020

SMS, voice calls on prepaid mobile connections back in J&K

Five months after the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir was put under an unprecedented communication blackout, the administration announced on Saturday that SMS and voice calls will be restored for all prepaid mobile users.

All you need to know about Khelo India Games

10 Jan 2020

All you need to know about Khelo India Games

The third edition of the third Khelo India Youth Games is all set to begin in Guwahati today.

CAB stir: Paramilitary forces withdrawn from J&K, sent to Assam

11 Dec 2019

CAB stir: Paramilitary forces withdrawn from J&K, sent to Assam

While the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill is being debated in the Rajya Sabha today, Assam is burning with hundreds of people taking to streets to protest the proposed amendments.

#LawyersVsDelhiPolice: Cops protest outside HQ, demand justice, raise slogans

05 Nov 2019

#LawyersVsDelhiPolice: Cops protest outside HQ, demand justice, raise slogans

Scores of personnel of Delhi police took to streets on Tuesday to protest against a scuffle that broke between cops and lawyers at Tis Hazari court last week.

PM Modi promotes plogging; picks garbage at Mamallapuram beach

12 Oct 2019

PM Modi promotes plogging; picks garbage at Mamallapuram beach

In a similar vein with the much-publicized Swachh Bharat Mission, Prime Minister Narendra Modi was seen picking up trash at the Mamallapuram beach in Chennai on Saturday.

Haryana polls: Wrestlers Babita Phogat, Yogeshwar Dutt get BJP ticket

30 Sep 2019

Haryana polls: Wrestlers Babita Phogat, Yogeshwar Dutt get BJP ticket

On Monday, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) announced its first list of candidates for the Haryana Assembly elections to be held on October 21.

Goa swimming coach arrested for raping teen training under him

07 Sep 2019

Goa swimming coach arrested for raping teen training under him

On Friday, Goa Police arrested swimming coach Surajit Ganguly in New Delhi for raping a 15-year-old girl training under him.

#PoliticalDangal: Ahead of Haryana elections, Babita Phogat, father join BJP

12 Aug 2019

#PoliticalDangal: Ahead of Haryana elections, Babita Phogat, father join BJP

Ahead of crucial Haryana Assembly polls, wrestler Babita Phogat and her father Mahavir Phogat joined Bharatiya Janata Party on Monday.

Here's what Abhinav Bindra said about boycotting Commonwealth Games

31 Jul 2019

Here's what Abhinav Bindra said about boycotting Commonwealth Games

Speculations are ripe that India are likely to boycott the 2022 edition of Commonwealth Games.

Why brouhaha surrounding Akshay's Canadian citizenship is totally unnecessary

06 May 2019

Why brouhaha surrounding Akshay's Canadian citizenship is totally unnecessary

Akshay Kumar, who's currently facing the wrath for holding a Canadian citizenship and thus not able to vote in India, has found support in Anupam Kher and Union Minister Kiren Rijiju.

Polling for first phase begins: Looking at top 10 candidates

11 Apr 2019

Polling for first phase begins: Looking at top 10 candidates

The first phase of Lok Sabha elections began on Thursday. Citizens of 91 constituencies spread across 18 states and two union territories will cast their votes today.

#LokSabhaElections: First phase voting begins, all eyes on 91 constituencies

11 Apr 2019

#LokSabhaElections: First phase voting begins, all eyes on 91 constituencies

The first phase of highly-anticipated general elections began on Thursday. In the first phase, citizens of 91 Lok Sabha seats will cast their votes. The constituencies include two union territories as well.

Amid protests, Citizenship Bill to be tabled in Rajya Sabha

12 Feb 2019

Amid protests, Citizenship Bill to be tabled in Rajya Sabha

The controversial Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016, will be tabled in the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday by Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, despite widespread protests in the Northeast.

PM Modi inaugurates National Police Memorial, museum for khaki-donning forces

21 Oct 2018

PM Modi inaugurates National Police Memorial, museum for khaki-donning forces

On the special occasion to mark the National Police Commemoration Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday inaugurated a refurbished National Police Memorial in New Delhi and a newly-built museum for the khaki-donning forces.

IAF rescues 19 people from Arunachal island: Official

31 Aug 2018

IAF rescues 19 people from Arunachal island: Official

The Indian Air Force (IAF) today rescued 19 people stranded in an island amid the swelling Siang River in East Siang district of partially flood-hit Arunachal Pradesh, an official said.

#CareerBytes: Top 5 coaching centers in Delhi for IAS preparation

26 Aug 2018

#CareerBytes: Top 5 coaching centers in Delhi for IAS preparation

One of the most prestigious Government positions, civil servants enjoy power, respect, and bag decent pay-checks.

Virat Kohli passes fitness challenge to PM Modi, he accepts

24 May 2018

Virat Kohli passes fitness challenge to PM Modi, he accepts

Indian cricket team skipper Virat Kohli challenged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to take part in 'Hum Fit toh India fit' challenge.

Adnan Sami's staff allegedly called "Indian dogs" at Kuwait Airport

07 May 2018

Adnan Sami's staff allegedly called "Indian dogs" at Kuwait Airport

Whether it is Shah Rukh Khan, APJ Abdul Kalam, Sudha Murthy or Adnan Sami, racism against Indians apparently exists globally.

Over 27,000 personnel left CAPFs in last 3 years: Govt

06 Mar 2018

Over 27,000 personnel left CAPFs in last 3 years: Govt

The government at the Centre on Tuesday informed the Parliament that over 27,000 personnel of the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) have either resigned or taken voluntary retirement in the last three years owing to various reasons.

Poster shows Rahul Gandhi as Krishna protecting 'Draupadi' Renuka Chowdhury

11 Feb 2018

Poster shows Rahul Gandhi as Krishna protecting 'Draupadi' Renuka Chowdhury

A Youth Congress leader in Allahabad has waded into the Congress-BJP war over PM Narendra Modi's comments on MP Renuka Chowdhury, but it's his poster that has drawn attention.

Modi's 'Ramayana' jibe triggers 'Maharabharat' between BJP-Congress

09 Feb 2018

Modi's 'Ramayana' jibe triggers 'Maharabharat' between BJP-Congress

PM Narendra Modi's 'Ramayana' jibe at Congress MP Renuka Chowdhury has triggered a 'Mahabharat' between the BJP and Congress.

Nirmala Sitharaman takes off in IAF's combat jet Sukhoi-30 MKI

17 Jan 2018

Nirmala Sitharaman takes off in IAF's combat jet Sukhoi-30 MKI

To review its operational functionality and combat prowess, India's first woman defense minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday flew in Sukhoi-30 MKI from the Jodhpur airbase in Rajasthan.

Five killed as IAF chopper crashes during training in Arunachal

06 Oct 2017

Five killed as IAF chopper crashes during training in Arunachal

At least five are feared killed in an Air Force Mi-17 V5 chopper crash in Arunachal Pradesh during a training sortie. Two survived.

Myanmar Army: Mass graves of 28 Hindus found, Rohingyas suspected

25 Sep 2017

Myanmar Army: Mass graves of 28 Hindus found, Rohingyas suspected

Myanmar's army recently discovered bodies of 28 Hindu villagers. They suspect that Muslim Rohingya militants killed these Hindus last month, i.e. before the violence, which has made about four lakh Muslims flee Bangladesh, began.

Following Doklam standoff, Government reviews infrastructure along Sino-Indian border

05 Sep 2017

Following Doklam standoff, Government reviews infrastructure along Sino-Indian border

MoS Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju, MoS External Affairs General (retd) VK Singh and Army chief General Bipin Rawat reviewed the progress of infrastructure projects along the 1,126-km Sino-Indian border in Arunachal Pradesh.