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Khelo India State Centres of Excellence (KISCE)

The Sports Ministry is all set to establish Khelo India State Centres of Excellence (KISCE) under the ministry’s flagship, Khelo India Scheme. One KISCE will be identified in each state and union territory, with an effort to create a robust sporting ecosystem in the entire country. the Ministry has identified state-owned sports facilities in eight ..

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“Goal Programme” launched for Tribal Youth

The Union Minister for Tribal Affairs, Arjun Munda launched “GOAL Programme”. GOAL Programme is Going Online As Leaders. The programme has been launched in partnership with Facebook. Highlights The programme is being launched to provide mentorship to the tribal youth in digital mode. This will act as catalyst to bring out more hidden talents of ..

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Tour de France

The French government announced that the 2020 edition of the world’s most famous cycling race, Tour de France has been postponed in view of the COVID-19 crisis. About Tour de France Tour de France is an annual men’s cycling event held as 21 day long stages over a period of 23 days. Of its 21 ..

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Chess Legend Viswanathan Anand named ambassador of WWF India

On April 17, 2020, the Chess legend Viswanathan Anand was named the ambassador of World Wide Fund India. He has joined the organization for its environment education programme. Highlights The environment education programme was started in 1976. It undertakes initiatives to reach out to  youth, school children and citizens in the country. The main aim ..

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Wimbledon Tennis Tournament cancelled because of pandemic

The Wimbledon Tennis Tournament has been cancelled, in light of the global pandemic, for the first time since the World War II. The Championship, Wimbledon The Wimbledon is the oldest tennis tournament in the world. It was founded over 140 years ago in 1877. It is one of the 4 Grand Slam tennis tournaments and ..

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