A day after Chief Minister of Goa and former Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar passed away, Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Goa to pay his last respects to the senior BJP leader. PM Modi laid a wreath on Parrikar’s casket and consoled his grieving family. PM Modi was accompanied by Parrikar’s successor in the Union Cabinet, Nirmala Sitharaman who also paid homage to the late politician. Parrikar fought a brave, year-long battle against pancreatic cancer but couldn’t emerge victorious and expired at his residence in Goa on March 17. (Hindustan Times)read more
The Khelo India App is a first-of-its-kind sports application, developed by the Sports Authority of India (SAI) that brings under one umbrella three significant features that together can help to create more awareness about sports and fitness among the... read more
In an interview with HT City, Rathore says, “I have spent a large part of my life as an Army man. And I was a sports person, too. Even if one gets into politics, one can’t undo the basic traits and qualities.” read more
Among the several performances and tableaux during the Khelo India 2019 inauguration ceremony at the Shiv Chhatrapati sports complex, Balewadi, the scene featuring Maratha warriors led by Shivaji Maharaj was quite clearly the highlight.
Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore launched #5MinuteAur challenge asking people to share their own ‘five minutes more’ stories and videos using #5MinuteAur and #KheloIndia. He tweeted a video playing table tennis with both hands conveying the message for the challenge. Twitter is all praises for his #5MinuteAur challenge. Salman Khan accepted the challenge by posting a video in twitter. Saina Nehwal posted a video sharing her #5MinuteAur story. Minister of State for Civil Aviation Jayant Sinha posted a video of him playing tennis. Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju also shared a video of him playing football. (Hindustan Times)read more
Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore launched #5MinuteAur challenge asking people to share their own ‘five minutes more’ stories and videos using #5MinuteAur and #KheloIndia. He tweeted a video playing table tennis with both hands conveying the message for the challenge. “Remember when we used to play during our childhood, our parents would remind us of our homework. And we would say ‘just five more minutes’,” Rathore says in the video. “There was no one to speak for us back then but now we have a voice. So why don’t we all speak up for the children in the country and say ‘let them play’ for five minutes more.” (Hindustan Times)read more
The interaction titled ‘Yuva ri baat, Amit Shah re saath’, will take place between 1pm to 3pm. The main event will be held at Tagore Vidyalaya auditorium in Mansarovar, Jaipur. BJP national president Amit Shah will answer questions asked by youth. read more