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Shooting Junior World C'ship: India bag four gold medals to surge to the top

  • India collected four gold medals out of the six on offer on competition day three Sunday, along with two silvers, to surge to the top of the medal standings at the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) Junior World Championship.
The Indian contingent continues to shine. (NRAI)
The Indian contingent continues to shine. (NRAI)
Published on Oct 03, 2021 11:48 AM IST
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Byhindustantimes.com, New Delhi

Raninder Singh re-elected NRAI president for fourth time

Kunwar Sultan Singh was elected unopposed as the secretary general of the national shooting body while Randeep Mann has been made the treasurer.
National Rifle Association of India (NRAI) president Raninder Singh(Hindustan Times via Getty Images)
National Rifle Association of India (NRAI) president Raninder Singh(Hindustan Times via Getty Images)
Published on Sep 18, 2021 04:37 PM IST
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Morini's 'unconditional apology' to NRAI for Manu's pistol malfunction comments

The cocking lever of Bhaker's pistol broke after the 16th shot in the qualifications and in getting it fixed, the 19-year-old shooter lost more than 15 minutes, which affected her rhythm when she resumed shooting.
India's Manu Bhaker during the 10m Range Air Pistol Mixed Team at Tokyo Olympics(PTI)
India's Manu Bhaker during the 10m Range Air Pistol Mixed Team at Tokyo Olympics(PTI)
Updated on Jul 30, 2021 11:37 PM IST
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PTI | , New Delhi

NRAI notice to Swiss gun-maker after criticism by owner

After Bhaker’s gun malfunctioned during the 10m air pistol qualification stage, Repich posted that he spoke to a judge of the event at the Asaka Shooting Range and that he was surprised that the weapon was not taken to the company’s repair area instead of Pandit fixing it himself.
India's Manu Bhaker during the 10m Range Air Pistol Mixed Team event at Tokyo Olympics(PTI)
India's Manu Bhaker during the 10m Range Air Pistol Mixed Team event at Tokyo Olympics(PTI)
Published on Jul 27, 2021 10:36 PM IST
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ByAvishek Roy, Tokyo

Tokyo 2020: Rift in shooting contingent after poor show

Things came to a head when Rana arrived at the range for a practice session during the March World Cup wearing a shirt in which he had inscribed an angry text that Bhaker had sent him.
India's Elavenil Valarivan and Divyansh Singh Panwar at Tokyo Olympics 2020(PTI)
India's Elavenil Valarivan and Divyansh Singh Panwar at Tokyo Olympics 2020(PTI)
Published on Jul 27, 2021 09:34 PM IST
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ByAvishek Roy, Tokyo

Khel Ratna nominations: FMSCI list Sherif, NRAI name Mittal and Moudgil

  • While FMSCI has nominated celebrated Indian motorsport personality Musa Sherif, the NRAI have recommended Ankur Mittal and Anjum Moudgil for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award
Khel Ratna Award nominations: Ankur Mittal, Anjum Moudgil (C) and Musa Sherif (right)(HT Collage)
Khel Ratna Award nominations: Ankur Mittal, Anjum Moudgil (C) and Musa Sherif (right)(HT Collage)
Updated on Jun 30, 2021 03:40 PM IST
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Indian shooters doing dry firing, will hit range on May 19

Accorded a warm welcome by the Croatian shooting fraternity, including world number three rifle shooter Peter Gorsa, the Indian team will take part as a guest invitee in the European Championship from May 20 to June 6 at Osijek.
Indian shooters doing dry firing, will hit range on May 19(Getty Images)
Indian shooters doing dry firing, will hit range on May 19(Getty Images)
Published on May 14, 2021 03:34 PM IST
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PTI | , New Delhi

Olympics-bound shooters to be based in Zagreb

A team of 15 shooters accompanied by coaches and a few support staff will leave for Zagreb on May 11. The contingent has been asked to report to Delhi on Tuesday and spend a week in quarantine.
Representational image(Getty Images)
Representational image(Getty Images)
Published on May 03, 2021 11:14 PM IST
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ByHT Correspondent, New Delhi

Banned shooters could get reprieve, NRAI to persuade governing body for stay

The shooters, including Tokyo Olympics quota holder Yashaswini Deswal, were prohibited from competing at the nationals after they took part in unrecognised online tournaments last year without the approval of the sport's apex body in the country.
Jaspal Rana, former international and junior team coach, says NRAI has a policy in place to only field young shooters in tournaments that matter. Image for representative purposes only.(Getty Images)
Jaspal Rana, former international and junior team coach, says NRAI has a policy in place to only field young shooters in tournaments that matter. Image for representative purposes only.(Getty Images)
Published on Feb 08, 2021 08:03 PM IST
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Top India shooters gear up for first meet after wait due to pandemic

All 15 shooters who have Tokyo Olympics quota places, in eight events, will be in action alongside other top shooters of the country. The NRAI has restricted the entries for the trials to a small number, based on rankings, to avoid a big gathering.
File photo of Karni Singh Shooting range(HT Photo)
File photo of Karni Singh Shooting range(HT Photo)
Updated on Jan 05, 2021 11:24 AM IST
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New Delhi | ByAvishek Roy

India’s Italian skeet coach quits seeking say in selection

“It is time to think and move on,” the 1996 Atlanta Olympics champion said from Capua, Italy. “I’ll be joining the new team (Qatar) shortl
Representational image.(File)
Representational image.(File)
Updated on Nov 23, 2020 06:25 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByNavneet Singh

NRAI select Divyansh, Elavenil for online shooting competition organized by Bangladesh federation

In June, NRAI had barred Indian shooters from participating in an online shooting league organized in India. After some top shooters continued to take part in the online league, the federation warned on October 4 that shooters should stay away from any competition not approved by NRAI.
File photo is seen Indian shooter Elavenil Valarivan flashes a victory sign.(PTI)
File photo is seen Indian shooter Elavenil Valarivan flashes a victory sign.(PTI)
Updated on Oct 14, 2020 10:18 PM IST
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New Delhi | ByAvishek Roy

National shooting camp, twice postponed, set for October 21

Delhi-based shooters can be in a week’s home quarantine before the camp but outstation participants must stay in isolation at a designated hotel, federation has said.
Representational image.(Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO)
Representational image.(Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Oct 12, 2020 08:13 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByNavneet Singh

Are restaurants all set to bounce back as Delhi gets ready to eat, drink and repeat 24X7

Prominent restaurateurs welcome the move and believe that the permission and restrictions ease will benefit to earn more revenue, generate employment and bring the city’s dining scene back to life
Severely impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic, the restaurant business is struggling to survive as many popular eateries have also been forced to shut down(Photo: Amal KS/HT)
Severely impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic, the restaurant business is struggling to survive as many popular eateries have also been forced to shut down(Photo: Amal KS/HT)
Updated on Oct 11, 2020 01:23 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Delhi | BySanchita Kalra

India’s Olympic core group shooters to train in bio-secure environment

The lodging arrangements of shooters, coaches and support staff have been made in a hotel near the Karni Singh Range. After a week’s quarantine and three negative Covid-19 results, shooters will begin training on October 23. They will be given a break for Diwali, following which they will re-assemble for the second phase of training.
File photo of Indian shooters take part in a practice sessionat Dr. Karni Singh Shooting Range, in New Delhi, India(Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO)
File photo of Indian shooters take part in a practice sessionat Dr. Karni Singh Shooting Range, in New Delhi, India(Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Oct 08, 2020 10:23 PM IST
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New Delhi | ByAvishek Roy

SAI clears shooting camp only for Olympic core group; teething troubles remain

The month-long camp for 108 pistol and rifle shooters was scheduled to start from October 5 while a second camp for shotgun shooters was to begin on October 20 for a duration of 10 days.
Representative photo.(PTI)
Representative photo.(PTI)
Updated on Oct 01, 2020 08:54 PM IST
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New Delhi, Hindustan Times | ByAvishek Roy

Shooting camp likely to be delayed over logistical issues

The Sports Authority of India is yet to clear the proposal of the National Rifle Association of India (NRAI), which has given a long list of 165 shooters and support staff for two separate camps -- rifle/pistol and shotgun.
File image of shooting.(PTI)
File image of shooting.(PTI)
Updated on Sep 28, 2020 10:07 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByAvishek Roy

Relief to hotel owners as liquor licence fee in Delhi waived off during lockdown

The licensees will have to pay for the period after September 9, when bars were allowed to operate in the city
NRAI has also requested the government to permit the disposal of the expired stock.(Representational Photo/HT File)
NRAI has also requested the government to permit the disposal of the expired stock.(Representational Photo/HT File)
Updated on Sep 26, 2020 12:54 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent | Edited by Zara Khan

Customers say cheers as Chandigarh bars open, but you can’t dance as yet

Bar owners happy with response, are maintaining strict social distancing protocols even as others are facing delays in renewing liquor licences
Young people clink cocktail glasses at Social in Chandigarh’s Sector 7 on Wednesday.(Ravi Kumar/Hindustan Times)
Young people clink cocktail glasses at Social in Chandigarh’s Sector 7 on Wednesday.(Ravi Kumar/Hindustan Times)
Updated on Sep 02, 2020 11:42 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByRajanbir Singh

Restaurants body asks Delhi govt to allow liquor in eateries

While the Union ministry of home affairs allowed restaurants to operate in June, the sale of liquor in bars was prohibited.
While business is gradually picking up, owners say the sale of liquor in restaurants will help them make up for their losses.(Amal KS/HT Photo)
While business is gradually picking up, owners say the sale of liquor in restaurants will help them make up for their losses.(Amal KS/HT Photo)
Updated on Aug 20, 2020 07:57 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByRisha Chitlangia

Jaspal Rana recommended for Dronacharya Award

Rana was nominated by the National Rifle Association of India (NRAI) for the Dronacharya Award last year as well but was ignored, causing quite a flutter.
Jaspal Rana a multiple Asian Games gold-medallist marksman.(Image Courtesy: Twitter)
Jaspal Rana a multiple Asian Games gold-medallist marksman.(Image Courtesy: Twitter)
Updated on Aug 17, 2020 11:24 PM IST
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ByPress Trust of India

NRAI defers national camp indefinitely keeping in mind health safety

The NRAI had decided to conduct a national camp in the first week of August.
A shooter takes her aim.(Image Courtesy: NRAI)
A shooter takes her aim.(Image Courtesy: NRAI)
Updated on Aug 04, 2020 08:12 PM IST
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Shooter Sarnobat keen to train at home despite NRAI order to join camp

Sarnobat had won an Olympic quota for the country in 25m sport pistol when she won gold at the Munich World Cup last year.
Rahi Sarnobat said she had heard about the national camp in the news but was still waiting for the circular.(PTI Image)
Rahi Sarnobat said she had heard about the national camp in the news but was still waiting for the circular.(PTI Image)
Updated on Jul 25, 2020 04:39 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByNavneet Singh

Elite shooters begin training in exclusive zones at Karni

The rifle shooters were assigned a dedicated bay - a series of five firing points - from where they will be training every day.
World No. 1 Divyansh Panwar practising at the Karni Singh range on Wednesday.(Hindustan Times)
World No. 1 Divyansh Panwar practising at the Karni Singh range on Wednesday.(Hindustan Times)
Updated on Jul 09, 2020 07:14 AM IST
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New Delhi | ByAvishek Roy

Pepsi joins NRAI, Swiggy initiative to provide 25 lakh meals to workers in distress

As part of the initiative, whenever any consumer adds any soft drink to a meal order on Swiggy from June 25 to July 19, Pepsi will contribute part of the proceeds in respect of each soft drink ordered to the NRAI Covid-19 Relief Corpus.
The raised by throught the initiative fund will be used to provide meals (dry ration) to restaurant workers who are suffering due to the current challenging times, said Pepsi.(@AmitHPanchal/Twitter Photo)
The raised by throught the initiative fund will be used to provide meals (dry ration) to restaurant workers who are suffering due to the current challenging times, said Pepsi.(@AmitHPanchal/Twitter Photo)
Updated on Jun 25, 2020 02:50 PM IST
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New Delhi | ByAsian News International | Posted by Kanishka Sarkar

NRAI asks its shooters to stay away from unauthorised online league

“It has come to our notice that an unauthorised online league competition is being organised without the approval of NRAI,” the spot’s governing body said in the statement posted in its website.
Team of Professional eSport Gamers Playing in Competitive MMORPG/ Strategy Video Game on a Cyber Games Tournament. They Talk to Each other into Microphones.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Team of Professional eSport Gamers Playing in Competitive MMORPG/ Strategy Video Game on a Cyber Games Tournament. They Talk to Each other into Microphones.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Updated on Jun 12, 2020 10:46 PM IST
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New Delhi | ByPress Trust of India

Restaurants closed even as state issues reopening guidelines

Though takeaway services through aggregators have been operational—food chains are open for this purpose in Sector 29, Sohna Road, Golf Course Road and Cyber Hub—restaurants wore a deserted look on Monday.
The restaurant owners said that it was too early to resume operations as most people are likely to only prefer eating at home given the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) pandemic.(HT Photo)
The restaurant owners said that it was too early to resume operations as most people are likely to only prefer eating at home given the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) pandemic.(HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 09, 2020 04:27 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Gurugram | ByLeena Dhankhar, Gurugram

Interacted with FM to discuss core issues impacting restaurant sector: NRAI

A four-member delegation interacted with the finance minister through video conference on Thursday to discuss urgent industry-specific issues.
A view of open restaurant at Aarti chowk, they are only allow for home delivery in Ludhiana on Saturday, May 09, 2020.(Gurpreet Singh/Hindustan Times)
A view of open restaurant at Aarti chowk, they are only allow for home delivery in Ludhiana on Saturday, May 09, 2020.(Gurpreet Singh/Hindustan Times)
Published on May 22, 2020 03:23 PM IST
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New Delhi | ByPress Trust of India

NRAI nominates Anjum Moudgil for Khel Ratna, Jaspal for Dronacharya Award

Moudgil, the 26-year-old rifle ace who started shooting in 2008, is among the first two Indians to have secured quota places for the Tokyo Olympics.
Anjum Moudgil in action during trials at 10m shooting range at shiv chhatrapati sports complex, in Pune.(HT PHOTO)
Anjum Moudgil in action during trials at 10m shooting range at shiv chhatrapati sports complex, in Pune.(HT PHOTO)
Updated on May 14, 2020 04:36 PM IST
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New Delhi | ByPress Trust of India

Restaurants stare at uncertain future as customers may not have the stomach to dine out

Nightclubs, bars and the banqueting business will be particularly affected, the NRAI president said, since these depend on large crowds.
A combination of risks has made this segment of the hospitality business particularly vulnerable to the crisis, with infections feared to spread in closed, indoor spaces (Photo: Shivam Saxena/Hindustan Times)
A combination of risks has made this segment of the hospitality business particularly vulnerable to the crisis, with infections feared to spread in closed, indoor spaces (Photo: Shivam Saxena/Hindustan Times)
Updated on May 04, 2020 05:30 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByBinayak Dasgupta
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