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AICS reconstituted to 18 Members from the earlier 27

As the Olympic year begins, The Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports has reconstituted the advisory body, All India Council of Sports (AICS) and extended the tenure of the body to three years. V. K. Malhotra remains the President of the Council. The number of members of the advisory body was reduced to 18 from ..

8 armed forces veterans initiate a high-end adventure sports survival training and self-defence mission

In a first-of-its-kind initiative in Asia, 8 armed forces veterans have initiated a high-end adventure sports survival training and self-defence mission at a pan India level titled ‘Op-Blue Freedom’ as a part of their parent project — Special Forces Adventures (SFA). The SFA is led by Major (retd) Vivek Jacob and has veterans from the ..

Sunil Chhetri adjudged as AIFF Men’s Footballer of Year 2019

Talismanic Indian captain Sunil Chhetri has been named as the AIFF Men’s Footballer of the Year for a record-extending sixth time. He is the most capped player of the country with 109 matches, ahead of former captain Bhaichung Bhutia (107). Chhetri, with 70 goals for India, is also the second-highest active international scorer — only ..

Sunil Chhetri becomes India’s highest capped footballer

Sunil Chhetri has become the India’s highest capped footballer by surpassing Bhaichung Bhutia’s 107 international matches. In his milestone match of the King’s Cup football tournament in Buriram, Thailand, he scored the lone goal for his side in the 31st minute from a spot kick for his 69th goal. However, his effort did not make ..

Sunil Chhetri named as 2017 All India Football Federation (AIFF) Player of Year in men’s category

Indian football team captain Sunil Chhetri was named the 2017 All India Football Federation (AIFF) Player of the Year in the men’s category. Recently, Chhetri became the 2nd Indian footballer to play 100 international games after Baichung Bhutia. He is a star striker for both India and Bengaluru FC. Beside him, Kamala Devi was adjudged ..

West Bengal: Govt gives green signal to Baichung’s football academy

The much-awaited academy of former Indian football skipper Baichung Bhutia got the green signal from the West Bengal Government and it will come up in Siliguri. The legendary footballer is looking forward to setting up a world class facility with three artificial turfs in Siliguri. Bhutia also owns a club United Sikkim FC. Factbox: Baichung ..

Baichung Bhutia retires from international football

Former captain of Indian Football Team, striker Baichung Bhutia announced his retirement from international sports. Baichung however, will continue to play for his club United Sikkim FC which he founded. He was the first Indian athlete to boycott the Olympic torch relay in support of the Tibetan independence movement. Awards: Arjuna Award : 1998 Padma ..

News Today : August 23, 2011

World’s longest periscope A 10 m long indigenously developed periscope for a nuclear reactor at the Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Researc (IGCAR) at Kalpakkam near Chennai was dedicated to the nation The periscope is the longest in the world Costing around Rs 3.9 crore , the periscope was handed over to Bharatiya Nabhikiya Vidyut ..