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Promotion of Badminton as major National Sports

The Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Youth Affairs & Sports, Shri Sarbananda Sonowal has said that the Government recognizes the importance of the sport of Badminton in India, its popularity among the masses, medal prospects…

Renjith Maheswary’s Arjuna Award Put on Hold

After the Punia-Sodhi episode surrounding the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award, another controversy surrounded the National Sports Awards 2013. The Sports Ministry put the Arjuna Award to be given to Triple Jumper Renjith Maheswary at the…

Sports Ministry takes on BCCI over RTI

The Sports Ministry, in a bid to clip the wings of the BCCI (Board Of Control For Cricket In India), has come up with a Draft National Sports Development Bill, which bars sports bodies from using 'India' unless they come under the the Right…
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