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Milkha Singh (left) finishing 4th, behind South Africa's Malcolm Spence (right) in the 1960 Rome Olympics 400 meter final race. (Youtube/screengrab)

On air: Milkha Singh recorded multi-part autobiography for Prasar Bharati

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Joydeep Bose
PUBLISHED ON JUN 19, 2021 09:18 AM IST
Remembering Milkha Singh, India's largest public broadcasting agency Prasar Bharati went back in time to its archives, a treasure trove of memories, and produced on the internet its own retro-homage -- a multi-part radio autobiography that Singh had recorded for the agency.
Jeev Milkha Singh receives a prize in an atheletics championship.(Milkha Singh family archives)
Jeev Milkha Singh receives a prize in an atheletics championship.(Milkha Singh family archives)

Wildbuzz: From shooting birds to birdies

Hindustan Times | By Vikram Jit Singh
UPDATED ON OCT 21, 2018 09:20 AM IST
Rewinding to the pioneering path he took from the CGC of the 1970s to donning the mantle of India’s most successful golfer (13 international titles), Jeev’s generation was classic outdoors.
Hardev Singh Flora won a gold in 80m hurdles, silver in 200m hurdles and bronze in triple jump in the 85 to 89-year category in Malaga.(HT Photo)
Hardev Singh Flora won a gold in 80m hurdles, silver in 200m hurdles and bronze in triple jump in the 85 to 89-year category in Malaga.(HT Photo)

Why Milkha Singh is ‘scared’ to face this Flying Sikh

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Nilankur Das
UPDATED ON OCT 04, 2018 10:04 AM IST
At 86, Hardev Singh Flora is winning gold medals at the World Masters Games and his hunger is growing.
West Bengal textbooks have printed Farhan Akhtar’s face in place of athlete Milkha Singh.
West Bengal textbooks have printed Farhan Akhtar’s face in place of athlete Milkha Singh.

West Bengal textbook identifies Farhan Akhtar as Milkha Singh, actor points out error

Asian News International | By HT Correspondent, Chennai
UPDATED ON AUG 19, 2018 02:51 PM IST
Instead of Milkha Singh’s photo, a West Bengal textbook used Farhan Akhtar’s image from the sprinter’s biopic, Bhaag Milkha Bhaag.
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