Deepa Malik Current Affairs, GK & News

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 ..

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Deepa Malik becomes first Indian woman para-athlete to be conferred Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award

On the occasion of National Sports Day (NSD), Bajrang Punia and Deepa Malik have been conferred with the prestigious Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award for the year 2019 in recognition of their outstanding achievements in the sport of wrestling and para-athletics, respectively at the Rashtrapati Bhawan. With this, Malik (49) became the first Indian woman ..

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Selection Committee recommendations for National Sports Awards 2019

Unlike in past, Ministry of Sports for year 2019 had formed a single selection committee for evaluating and deciding on all awards including both performance and coaching. The final list of sportsperson for annual sports awards for 2019 across various disciplines and achievements was recently released. This 12-member selection committee was headed by Justice Mukundakam ..

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Deepa Malik recipient of New Zealand Prime Minister’s Sir Edmund Hillary Fellowship for 2019

Rio Paralympics silver medallist Deepa Malik has been named the recipient of the New Zealand Prime Minister’s Sir Edmund Hillary Fellowship for 2019 in recognition of her inspiring achievements. She will travel to New Zealand as a Sir Edmund Hillary Prime Minister’s Fellow and meet with Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern as well as visit Paralympic ..

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Deepa Malik wins New Zealand PM’s Sir Edmund Hillary Fellowship

Rio Paralympics silver medallist Deepa Malik was named as the recipient of the New Zealand Prime Minister’s Sir Edmund Hillary Fellowship for 2019 in recognition of her inspiring achievements. Deepa Malik had won the silver medal in shot put event in Rio in 2016. The citation states that the Deepa Malik exemplifies two values that make a great sportsperson: courage ..

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