Dhyan Chand Current Affairs, GK & News

Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award renamed after Major Dhyan Chand

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on August 6, 2021 announced that the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award has been renamed as Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna Award. Key Points Khel Ratna award is the highest sporting honour in India. This move of renaming award after sportsman was welcomed on social media. About Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna ..

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Fitness Ka Dose Aadha Ghanta Roz Campaign

The Fitness Ka Dose Aadha Ghanta Roz Campaign was recently applauded by the World Health Organization. The campaign has been uploaded for its initiatives to promote physical activity. The campaign was launched as a part of the Fit India Movement. It was launched by the Union Minister of Youth affairs and Sports Kiren rijiju. The ..

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Selection Committee for National Sports Awards 2020 constituted

The Union Ministry of Sports and Youth Affairs has announced the constitution of the committee for selection of the recipients of the National Sports Awards 2020. The 12-member committee has been mandated a single committee to pick up the awardees for both athletes and coaches. Constitution of the Committee The government has included former India ..

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National Sports Day (NSD)

The National Sports Day (NSD) is celebrated every year in India on 29th of August to mark the birth anniversary of legendary hockey player Major Dhyan Chand, who was known as ‘The Wizard’ or ‘The Magician’ of hockey for his superb ball control. He won gold medals in Olympics for India in the years 1928, ..

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P R Sreejesh nominated for 2019 Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award

Ace India goalkeeper P.R. Sreejesh has been nominated for the prestigious Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award by Hockey India. While, Midfielder Chinglensana Singh Kangujam and forward Akashdeep Singh and women’s team defender Deepika have been nominated for the Arjuna Award. Hockey India has also nominated R.P. Singh and Sandeep Kaur for Dhyan Chand Award for ..

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