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India is marching ahead, exit polls show clear victory for BJP: Kiren Rijiju

'The nation is backing him (Modi), it is very natural,' Union Minister for Youth Affairs and Sports Kiren Rijiju added.

22 Oct 2019 2:32 PM

Kiren Rijiju remembers APJ Abdul Kalam on his birth anniversary; see tweet

In 2010, the United Nations decided to recognise October 15 as World Student Day.

15 Oct 2019 11:20 AM

Kiren Rijiju lauds Mary Kom for performance in Boxing Championships

Mary Kom defeated Rio Olympics bronze medalist Ingrid Valencia 5-0 in the quarter-finals of the 51 kg division at Ulan Ude in Russia.

10 Oct 2019 3:57 PM

Kiren Rijiju: 'Basketball can become very popular in India'

Rijiju also said that he will offer full support to the NBA.

06 Oct 2019 12:14 PM

Bajrang Punia wants wrestling to be made national sport of India

Bajrang clinched a bronze medal in just-concluded World Championships in Nur-Sultan.

24 Sep 2019 6:48 PM


20 National Centres of Excellence to be created by Ministry of Sports

The new scheme will ensure that athletes in the same premises have access to similar facilities unlike before.

21 Sep 2019 6:48 PM

'Standard of Indian football team has improved drastically', says Kiren Rijiju

India had held Qatar to a goalless draw on Tuesday in the qualifying tournament for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022.

13 Sep 2019 3:15 PM

Kiren Rijiju requests cricketers to publicize Fit India movement

An event was organised in which a stand was unveiled after Indian skipper Virat Kohli's name in the Arun Jaitley stadium.

13 Sep 2019 12:06 PM

'Won't get hired anywhere in India': Rijiju on swimming coach who molested minor

The incident came to light after a video surfaced on social media.

05 Sep 2019 4:51 PM

Meet Ali and Lovely: Kolkata's young gymnasts who took social media by storm

Jashika, Azajuddin, their dance teacher Shekhar Rao and their parents are amazed after being appreciated over social media.

05 Sep 2019 1:39 PM


'No delay in disbursing reward money to players': Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju

Rijiju explained the government's plan of developing India as a 'sporting nation' and attract more sportspersons in the country.

05 Sep 2019 12:25 PM

Rijiju writes to UK Secretary of Sport for shooting's inclusion in Birmingham CWG

Shooting has featured in every Commonwealth Games since 1966 with the exception of Edinburgh 1970.

04 Sep 2019 2:10 PM

'Kiren Rijiju is the most dynamic minister', says Manasi Joshi

Rijiju had said that the para-badminton team brought glory to the country and deserved to be rewarded.

31 Aug 2019 12:06 PM

Walk, run, cycle: PM exhorts Indians to be a ‘fitter’ nation

The Prime Minister also congratulated the winners of the national sports awards and lauded India’s sporting achievements.

30 Aug 2019 1:58 AM

Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju pays tribute to Dhyan Chand on his birth anniversary

Chand was born in 1905 and was known for his magical hockey skills.

29 Aug 2019 11:45 AM


PM Modi launches 'Fit India Movement', says 'Will lead nation towards healthy future'

The programme aims to encourage all citizens to inculcate a culture of fitness.

29 Aug 2019 8:21 AM

'Right decision to rename Feroz Shah Kotla after Arun Jaitley': Kiren Rijiju

DDCA on Tuesday announced that the renaming of the stadium will be done on September 12.

28 Aug 2019 10:05 AM

Sport Minister Rijiju awards Rs 10 lakh cheque to Gold medalist PV Sindhu

The Hyderabadi had defeated Japan's Nozomi Okuhara in a lop-sided World Championships final on Sunday.

27 Aug 2019 6:36 PM

Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju presents Rs 10 lakh cheque to PV Sindhu

The Hyderabadi had defeated Japan's Nozomi Okuhara in a lop-sided World Championships final on Sunday.

27 Aug 2019 2:28 PM

Kiren Rijiju brings BCCI under NADA

Kiren Rijiju assumed his new office three months ago.

27 Aug 2019 2:02 PM