Milkha Current Affairs, GK & News
Milkha Singh (92) has been bestowed with the lifetime achievement award at the 2nd edition of the Indian Sports Honours (ISH) in Mumbai. He is best known as the ‘Flying Sikh’ and most remembered for finishing fourth in the 400m final in the 1960 Rome Olympic Games. While star batsmwoman Smriti Mandhana got the sportswoman ..
On December 8, Shubhankar Sharma has become the fifth and the youngest Indian golfer to clinch the Asian Tour Order of Merit after a groundbreaking year of achievements. With this achievement, He joined the exclusive club of Indians who have achieved the feat in the past – Jyoti Randhawa (2002), Arjun Atwal (2003), Jeev Milkha ..
Indian golfer Gaganjeet Bhullar has won the 2018 Fiji International title. It is his first win on the European Tour, ninth Asian Tour and 10th international title overall. Thus, he became the most successful Indian player on Asian Tour and the first Indian to win on Australasia Tour. Bhullar joined Arjun Atwal, Jeev Milkha Singh, ..
Topics: Anirban Lahiri • Arjun Atwal • Asian Tour • Fiji International • Gaganjeet Bhullar • Golf • Jeev Milkha Singh • Milkha • Panasonic Open • Professional golf tours • Punjabi people • Shiv Chawrasia
Shubhankar Sharma from Chandigarh has become the highest ranked Indian golfer after grabbing 72nd position in the Official World Golf Ranking (OWGR). He has won the Maybank Championship in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Sharma now also has the rare distinction of leading both the European Tour Race to Dubai and the Asian Tour Order of Merit. ..
Milkha Singh sportsperson appointed as WHO Goodwill Ambassador for physical activity in South-East Asia Region (SEAR)
Milkha Singh, the legendary athlete, has been appointed as the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) Goodwill Ambassador for physical activity in the South-East Asia Region (SEAR). As goodwill ambassador, he will promote WHO SEAR’s Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) prevention and control action plan which seeks to reduce the level of insufficient physical activity by 10% and NCDs ..
Topics: Flying Sikh • Global health • Milkha • Non-communicable disease • Punjabi people • Sikhs • United Nations Interagency Task Force on the Prevention and Control of NCDs • World Health Organization