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Amit Shah honours Olympic silver medalist Mirabai Chanu, thanks her for hardwork

  • Amit Shah also gave away trophies and medals for excellence in training to winner states/Union Territories and central police organisations and forces, and seven authors who wrote on policing subjects in Hindi.
Mirabai Chanu had bagged a silver medal in the 49kg category weightlifting that opened India's account at the recently-concluded Tokyo Olympics.
Mirabai Chanu had bagged a silver medal in the 49kg category weightlifting that opened India's account at the recently-concluded Tokyo Olympics.
Published on Sep 04, 2021 12:11 PM IST
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Written by Susmita Pakrasi | Edited by Meenakshi Ray, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Amit Shah to honour Olympic silver medal winner Mirabai Chanu today

  • During the event, Shah will also give away trophies and medals for excellence in training to winner state and central police organisations and forces and will also award seven authors who wrote on policing subjects in Hindi, the statement added.
The ceremony will take place during the 51st Raising Day celebrations of the Bureau of Police Research and Development (BPRD), a government think tank.(File Photo)
The ceremony will take place during the 51st Raising Day celebrations of the Bureau of Police Research and Development (BPRD), a government think tank.(File Photo)
Published on Sep 04, 2021 05:58 AM IST
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Written by Susmita Pakrasi | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Abhimanyu Dassani pulls up those who say they are ‘proud of’ Olympic winners

  • Abhimanyu Dassani has slammed those who say they are 'proud of athletes when they win'. His reaction comes after Mirabai Chanu's win at the Olympics.
Abhimanyu Dassani was widely appreciated for his performance in his debut film, Mard Ko Dard Nahi Hota.
Abhimanyu Dassani was widely appreciated for his performance in his debut film, Mard Ko Dard Nahi Hota.
Published on Jul 28, 2021 10:59 AM IST
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Olympic medalist Mirabai Chanu accorded hero's welcome in Manipur

  • Manipur accorded a hero’s welcome to India’s first silver medal winner in Olympics Saikhom Mirabai Chanu from the state when she arrived in Imphal on Tuesday afternoon.
Mirabai Chanu felicitated in Manipur. (DIPR Manipur)
Mirabai Chanu felicitated in Manipur. (DIPR Manipur)
Published on Jul 27, 2021 09:03 PM IST
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By Sobhapati Samom, Imphal

Domino’s announces special gift for Mirabai Chanu after her Olympic win

  • Among other things, Olympic medal winner Mirabai Chanu also mentioned that she would love to eat pizza after being on a strict diet for months.
Silver medallist India's Mirabai Chanu gestures on the podium.
Silver medallist India's Mirabai Chanu gestures on the podium.
Published on Jul 25, 2021 03:14 PM IST
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By Trisha Sengupta

Of Pizza, party and homecoming - Mirabai Chanu reveals her future plans

  • Mirabai Chanu has less than two days remaining in the Games Village, but the diminutive lifter would like to make the most of that time, starting with a welcome pizza after spending months eating only according to her strict nutritional plan.
Silver medallist India's Mirabai Chanu gestures on the podium. (Getty Images)
Silver medallist India's Mirabai Chanu gestures on the podium. (Getty Images)
Published on Jul 24, 2021 11:14 PM IST
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By Avishek Roy, Tokyo

Olympics: Welcome to the Redeem Team

  • If the Olympics are meant to be more about the struggle than the triumph, then the stories that stand out are not those of dominance, but those of redemption. Redemption of the kind that Mirabai Chanu experienced in Tokyo on an extraordinary Saturday morning for Indian sport.
India's Mirabai Chanu competes in the women's 49kg weightlifting competition at the Tokyo Olympics. (Getty Images)
India's Mirabai Chanu competes in the women's 49kg weightlifting competition at the Tokyo Olympics. (Getty Images)
Updated on Jul 25, 2021 03:09 AM IST
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Mirabai Chanu’s family bursts into celebration as she wins silver medal. Watch

Tokyo Olympics 2020: “Priceless moments for the family and relatives!” wrote a Twitter user while reacting to the video.
The video of Mirabai Chanu's family and neighbours reacting to her win is heartwarming.(Twitter/@ANI)
The video of Mirabai Chanu's family and neighbours reacting to her win is heartwarming.(Twitter/@ANI)
Published on Jul 24, 2021 02:34 PM IST
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By Trisha Sengupta

Lifter Mirabai Chanu hopes progress in work leads to Tokyo Olympics medal

  • Five years on from Rio, Mirabai Chanu is a mature lifter and will go into the Tokyo Olympics better prepared.
File Photo of Mirabai Chanu. (Getty Images)
File Photo of Mirabai Chanu. (Getty Images)
Published on Apr 29, 2021 10:53 PM IST
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By Avishek Roy

Navya Nanda praises women athletes winning medals in Asian Games

  • Navya Nanda shares pictures of Indian women athletes bagging medals in the Asian Championship and urges everyone to celebrate successes as well.
Navya Nanda’s Instagram account gives fans a glimpse into her life.
Navya Nanda’s Instagram account gives fans a glimpse into her life.
Updated on Apr 20, 2021 03:01 PM IST
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Asian Games 2018: Weightlifter Mirabai Chanu’s participation still doubtful

Mirabai Chanu is struggling with an unidentified lower-back problem since May and is yet to begin full-fledged weight training ahead of the Asian Games 2018.
Mirabai Chanu celebrates on the podium after the Weightlifting Women's 48kg Final at the 2018 Commonwealth Games.(Getty Images)
Mirabai Chanu celebrates on the podium after the Weightlifting Women's 48kg Final at the 2018 Commonwealth Games.(Getty Images)
Updated on Aug 06, 2018 06:51 PM IST
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New Delhi | By Press Trust of India

Weightlifter Mirabai Chanu likely to compete in 49kg at Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Weightlifter Mirabai Chanu may have to compete in the 49kg class at Tokyo 2020 Olympics instead of her current 48kg category as the international federation recently decided to introduce new categories in the sport.
Weightlifter Mirabai Chanu had won a gold in the women’s 48kg category at the World Championships held in United States last November.(AP)
Weightlifter Mirabai Chanu had won a gold in the women’s 48kg category at the World Championships held in United States last November.(AP)
Updated on Jul 09, 2018 08:40 PM IST
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New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
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