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The original Phogat girl wins silver on Nationals return

Returning to the mat after 2018 post a maternity break, 2010 CWG gold medallist wrestler Geeta Phogat loses to Sarita Mor in the in the 59kg final of national wrestling
Geeta Phogat (HT Photo)
Geeta Phogat (HT Photo)
Published on Nov 12, 2021 11:30 PM IST
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Geeta Phogat eyes a strong comeback at national wrestling

  • The 2010 CWG champion's possible clash against favourite Sarita Mor in 59kg is one of the few high-profile face-offs expected at the meet in Gonda, Uttar Pradesh.
Geeta Phogat. (Getty)
Geeta Phogat. (Getty)
Updated on Nov 11, 2021 07:24 PM IST
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BySharad Deep, Lucknow

'Dangal girl' Geeta Phogat readies for comeback as Olympic qualifiers loom

'Dangal girl' Geeta Phogat readies for comeback as Olympic qualifiers loom
File Photo of Wrestler Geeta Phogat.(Hindustan Times)
File Photo of Wrestler Geeta Phogat.(Hindustan Times)
Published on Mar 20, 2021 06:40 PM IST
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Babita Phogat on being preggers in Covid times: Main apne aap ko mentally taiyyar rakhti hun

Wrestler Babita Phogat talks about being mentally prepared to juggle pregnancy and work during the pandemic, her younger sister Sangeeta’s recent wedding, and elder sister Geeta’s tips on shopping.
Babita Phogat is expecting her first child with wrestler Vivek Suha, amid the Covid-19 pandemic, and says she’s mentally prepared to tackle the challenges in thesetimes.
Babita Phogat is expecting her first child with wrestler Vivek Suha, amid the Covid-19 pandemic, and says she’s mentally prepared to tackle the challenges in thesetimes.
Updated on Dec 01, 2020 02:31 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByNaina Arora, New Delhi

Geeta Phogat tweets pictures of her son Arjun, they will instantly make you smile

Geeta Phogat’s post about son Arjun prompted people to share all sorts of comments. There was also some who called him a “little wrestler.”
The image shows Geeta Phogat’s son Arjun.(Twitter/@geeta_phogat)
The image shows Geeta Phogat’s son Arjun.(Twitter/@geeta_phogat)
Published on Oct 11, 2020 11:21 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByTrisha Sengupta

Wrestlers Sangeeta Phogat and Bajrang Punia are planning winter wedding

Sangeeta shares that she’s set to tie the knot with beau Bajrang, and is busy discussing her wedding trousseau with elder sister Geeta Phogat.
Wrestlers Sangeeta Phogat and Bajrang Punia, who got engaged in a ceremony last November, are waiting for their D-day dates to be fixed.(PHOTO: Twitter)
Wrestlers Sangeeta Phogat and Bajrang Punia, who got engaged in a ceremony last November, are waiting for their D-day dates to be fixed.(PHOTO: Twitter)
Updated on Sep 17, 2020 12:14 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByNaina Arora, New Delhi

Geeta Phogat expresses desire to make comeback and compete in Tokyo Olympics

Geeta Phogat during a chat with paddler Mudit Dani’s online show ‘In The Sportlight,’ said she now has more time to prepare for the Tokyo Games
Wrestler Geeta Phogat at NIS Patiala.(Hindustan Times)
Wrestler Geeta Phogat at NIS Patiala.(Hindustan Times)
Updated on Jul 21, 2020 04:33 PM IST
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Mother’s Day 2020: Geeta Phogat on her struggles post delivering her baby, whom she wants should play her in Dangal 2 and more

On Mother’s Day, wrestler Geeta Phogat opens up about her challenging experiences as a new mother, and how her life and health as a sportsperson have been impacted.
Wrestler Geeta Phogat gave birth to her son, Arjun, in December last year.
Wrestler Geeta Phogat gave birth to her son, Arjun, in December last year.
Updated on May 10, 2020 06:26 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Delhi | ByAprajita Sharad

Suicides: Chandigarh saw 41% jump in suicide cases in 2018, second-highest in country

As per the record, 88% suicide victims had studied up to class 12 or less and 87% of them earned less than Rs 1 lakh a year
In 2018, there were 160 suicides in the city, while in 2017 there were only 113 cases.(Getty Images)
In 2018, there were 160 suicides in the city, while in 2017 there were only 113 cases.(Getty Images)
Updated on Jan 12, 2020 12:48 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByRajanbir Singh, Chandigarh

Vinesh is one of India’s finest female wrestlers: Geeta Phogat

While Vinesh Phogat was the sole Indian woman wrestler to bag a medal when she won the bronze medal in the 53-kg category, Deepak Punia settled for silver in the men’s freestyle 86-kg category.
World Wrestling Championships medal winning wrestler Vinesh Phogat at a felicitation function.(PTI)
World Wrestling Championships medal winning wrestler Vinesh Phogat at a felicitation function.(PTI)
Updated on Sep 25, 2019 05:22 PM IST
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Hina Khan shares first look as blind woman from new ‘Indo-Hollywood’ film, The Country of the Blind. See here

Hina Khan will play a blind woman in her new film, described as an ‘Indo-Hollywood project’. Directed by Rahat Kazmi, the film is an adaptation of HG Wells’ short story, The Country of the Blind.
Hina Khan has multiple film projects lined up.
Hina Khan has multiple film projects lined up.
Updated on Sep 11, 2019 03:50 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByHT Correspondent

Babita Phogat: I’ll come to Delhi for my wedding shopping

Commonwealth Games champion wrestler, Babita Phogat, shares her plans of a winter wedding with wrestler Vivek Suhag later this year, her dream for an Olympic medal, and more.
Wrestler Babita Phogat is all set to tie the knot with wrestler Vivek Suhag.
Wrestler Babita Phogat is all set to tie the knot with wrestler Vivek Suhag.
Updated on Jun 11, 2019 12:08 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByNaina Arora, New Delhi

Vinesh Phogat and Bajrang Punia recommended for Khel Ratna by Wrestling Federation of India

Vinesh Phogat and Bajrang Punia created history at the 2018 Asian Games by winning the gold medal in their respective categories.
MONACO, MONACO - FEBRUARY 18: Laureus World Comeback Of The Year 2019 Nominee Vinesh Phogat speaks during a media interview on February 18, 2019 in Monaco, Monaco. (Photo by Boris Streubel/Getty Images for Laureus)(Getty Images for Laureus)
MONACO, MONACO - FEBRUARY 18: Laureus World Comeback Of The Year 2019 Nominee Vinesh Phogat speaks during a media interview on February 18, 2019 in Monaco, Monaco. (Photo by Boris Streubel/Getty Images for Laureus)(Getty Images for Laureus)
Updated on Apr 29, 2019 02:03 PM IST
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It’s turning out well: Saina Nehwal on biopic

The badminton player said life stories of sports stars make for a good movie plot line as they are full of hardships and motivate people to do better in their lives.
File picture of Saina Nehwal(AFP)
File picture of Saina Nehwal(AFP)
Updated on Feb 03, 2019 03:22 PM IST
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Will the Dangal family teach wrestling to South Koreans? Yes, if the First Lady wants

On her state visit, South Korean First Lady Kim Jung-sook met the Phogats, whose story inspired Aamir Khan’s blockbuster Dangal. She spoke of her interest in inviting them to her country, so that they can teach wrestling moves and spread the message of equality.
The First Lady of South Korea, Kim Jung-sook (holding mace) met the Phogat family in Delhi.(PHOTO; Twitter/Babita Phogat)
The First Lady of South Korea, Kim Jung-sook (holding mace) met the Phogat family in Delhi.(PHOTO; Twitter/Babita Phogat)
Published on Jul 11, 2018 02:16 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByHenna Rakheja, New Delhi

Ritu Malik beats Navjot Kaur and Geeta Phogat, earns berth for World Wrestling Championship

Gold medallist in the last year’s Commonwealth Championship, Ritu Malik overpowered Navjot Kaur, a Glasgow Commonwealth Games’ bronze medallist.
Ritu overpowered Navjot, a Glasgow Commonwealth Games’ bronze medallist and the first Indian woman wrestler to win an Asian gold medal in 65 65 kg weight category. (Image for representation purposes)(HT Photo)
Ritu overpowered Navjot, a Glasgow Commonwealth Games’ bronze medallist and the first Indian woman wrestler to win an Asian gold medal in 65 65 kg weight category. (Image for representation purposes)(HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 29, 2018 11:56 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Lucknow | BySharad Deep

Turning pro or endorsing products: Khattar govt caught in a cleft stick

On June 8, the CM had put on hold notification on service conditions as per which they will have to give the state 33% of income earned through professional sports and commercial endorsements
Haryana chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar(HT File)
Haryana chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar(HT File)
Updated on Jun 15, 2018 12:16 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByHitender Rao

Haryana CM puts on hold order seeking share of athletes’ income

As per the rules, sportspersons employed by the Haryana government would have had to seek extraordinary leave (without pay) during the period of participation in professional sports
(Left to right) Vijender Singh, Geeta Phogat and Sardara Singh.(HT Photo)
(Left to right) Vijender Singh, Geeta Phogat and Sardara Singh.(HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 08, 2018 10:59 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByHitender Rao, Chandigarh

Celebs respond to minister Rajyavardhan Rathore’s call #HumFitTohIndiaFit, bring a fitness wave in India

Union minister Rajyavardhan Rathore’s challenge on Twitter, to celebrities such as cricketer Virat Kohli and actor Hrithik Roshan has transpired into a national movement of sorts encouraging people to adopt a healthy lifestyle .
Many Bollywood celebrities and sportspersons have taken up Union Minister Rajyavardhan Rathore’s fitness challenge and uploaded their videos on social media.(Rajyavardhan Rathore photo: Sonu Mehta/HT; Rest:Twitter and Instagram)
Many Bollywood celebrities and sportspersons have taken up Union Minister Rajyavardhan Rathore’s fitness challenge and uploaded their videos on social media.(Rajyavardhan Rathore photo: Sonu Mehta/HT; Rest:Twitter and Instagram)
Updated on May 25, 2018 01:12 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByHenna Rakheja, New Delhi

Akshay Kumar, among the first to start the ‘Fit India’ movement

As more and more Bollywood and sports celebrities take sports and I&B minister, Rajyavardhan Rathore’s #HumFitTohIndiaFit challenge, actor Akshay Kumar was the first to start the trend, with a ‘fit India’ movement almost two months ago.
Actor Akshay Kumar’s ‘Fit India’ movement also won him appreciation from the Prime Minister.
Actor Akshay Kumar’s ‘Fit India’ movement also won him appreciation from the Prime Minister.
Updated on May 24, 2018 06:35 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByMonika Rawal Kukreja, New Delhi

Geeta Phogat, sister Babita dropped from Asian Games camp for ‘indiscipline’

Geeta Phogat and Babita Phogat, who became household names after their life story was brought alive on the silver screen in blockbuster ‘Dangal’, were ousted from the ongoing national camp for Asian Games in Lucknow. They failed to report for the camp
Geeta Phogat and Babita Phogat, big names in women’s wrestling, are both Commonwealth Games medallists.(PTI)
Geeta Phogat and Babita Phogat, big names in women’s wrestling, are both Commonwealth Games medallists.(PTI)
Updated on May 17, 2018 12:29 PM IST
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Alia Bhatt, Varun Dhawan wish Anushka Sharma on her birthday

Alia Bhatt cheered Anushka Sharma for her initiative of building animal shelter while Varun Dhawan suggested she must have a samosa!
Anushka Sharma’s Sui Dhaaga co-star Varun Dhawan has tweeted birthday wishes for her.
Anushka Sharma’s Sui Dhaaga co-star Varun Dhawan has tweeted birthday wishes for her.
Updated on May 01, 2018 05:21 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByHT Correspondent, New Delhi

Dangal poster: Aamir Khan and his gutsy daughters are ready for the fight

Bollywood star Aamir Khan unveiled the new poster of his upcoming film Dangal on Monday in Mumbai.
Aamir Khan on the new poster of Dangal.
Aamir Khan on the new poster of Dangal.
Updated on Sep 17, 2018 11:54 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByHT Correspondent, New Delhi
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