Kiren Rijiju(Search results - 35)
IndiaSep 12, 2020, 11:10 AM IST
Chinese Army to hand over 5 missing Arunachal youths to India on September 12, says Kiren Rijiju
It was sports minister Rijiju who first broke the news about the PLA’s confirmation that the youths were found on the Chinese side of the Sino-Indian border
SportsMay 23, 2020, 6:03 PM IST
Coronavirus: No sports events in India in near future, says Kiren Rijiju
'We have to learn to live with the situation where sporting events will have to be carried forward without spectators in stadiums and sports venues,' Kiren Rijiju said
FootballMay 12, 2020, 5:19 PM IST
Coronavirus: New dates confirmed for FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup in India
FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup India 2020 is from February 17 to March 7, 2021 (tournament to keep original eligibility criteria: players born on or after January 1, 2003 and on or before December 31, 2005)
Other SportsMar 19, 2020, 3:37 PM IST
Kiren Rijiju in Lok Sabha: Modi govt will make efforts to take kabaddi to Olympics
Responding to supplementaries during the Question Hour in the Lok Sabha, the minister of state for youth affairs and sports Kiren Rijiju said kabaddi is an indigenous sport and that the government would make efforts to take it to the Olympics
SportsFeb 27, 2020, 6:55 PM IST
Coronavirus Outbreak: India's Sports Minister Expects 2020 Tokyo Olympics To Go Ahead As Scheduled
Kiren Rijiju, the Union Minister for Youth Affairs and Sports on Thursday brushed aside the threat of coronavirus and said India would participate in 2020 Tokyo Olympics in full flow. "Virus China mein hai, Tokyo mein Nahi (the virus is in China not Tokyo)," Rijiju said in response to questions about the Games on the sidelines of a workshop to sensitize Indian athletes about Japanese etiquette and culture. Rijiju said the current situation demands that nations come together to fight the crisis. "We have to fight every situation together. I expect Tokyo Olympics to start July 24 on time and go ahead smoothly," he said.
Village Ki ChhoriFeb 14, 2020, 5:04 PM IST
1200 Players From Across the Country Participated in Zonal Sports Events Under "Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat"
The Department of Sports organised Nine events in the month of January 2020 under the Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat Programme (EBSB) in various parts of the country to promote the spirit of National integration through sports.
Village Ki ChhoriFeb 13, 2020, 6:46 PM IST
Kiren Rijiju Announces 1st Ever Khelo India Winter Games in Jammu & Kashmir, Ladakh
The Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports is set to organise the first-ever Khelo India Winter Games in the Union Territory of Ladakh in the third week of February and in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir in the first week of March.
Decoding The EconomyFeb 11, 2020, 2:08 PM IST
Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju announced Lifelong Monthly Pension for Athletes
The Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports is implementing ‘Pension to Meritorious Sportspersons’ scheme, Sportspersons who are Indian citizens and have won medals in Olympic Games, Commonwealth Games, Asian Games and World Cups/World Championships (in Olympic and Asian Games disciplines) and Paralympic Games, are eligible for lifelong monthly pension after they attain the age of 30 years or retire from active sports, whichever is later.
Village Ki ChhoriFeb 6, 2020, 5:33 PM IST
A Total of 2747 Khelo India Athletes Selected Under Khelo India Scheme: Kiren Rijiju
A total of 2747 Khelo India Athletes have been selected under the “Talent Search and Development” vertical of the Khelo India Scheme. A total of 540 athletes have been shortlisted during the Khelo India Youth Games, 2020 said the Minister of State (I/C) for Youth Affairs and Sports, Kiren Rijiju.
Not For Women OnlyJan 30, 2020, 6:14 PM IST
Historic Moment For Indian Football; Rangers FC Woman Sign Bala Devi
From Irengbam, a village 22 km away from Imphal, to Scotland’s Glasgow. That is a life’s journey for India’s Bala Devi, who on Wednesday proudly wore the No.10 jersey of Scottish football giants Rangers FC. The Manipuri striker made history by becoming the first Indian woman footballer to bag a professional contract from a foreign club. With this she also becomes Rangers’ first Asian international footballer. Let’s find out more about Bala Devi’s historic feat in this episode of Not For Women Only with Sunita Iyer.
Village Ki ChhoriJan 22, 2020, 6:16 PM IST
Jammu and Kashmir to Become an International Sports Destination: Kiren Rijiju
Minister of State for Youth Affairs & Sports, Kiren Rijiju said that the youth of J&K are full of capabilities but require opportunities to prove themselves. He stated this while addressing the Central Government’s special public outreach program to disseminate information about the implementation of its policies and programs for the overall development of Jammu and Kashmir and its people today at Suchetgarh, Jammu.
Village Ki ChhoriJan 16, 2020, 4:57 PM IST
Kiren Rijiju and Suniel Shetty Call for Clean and Drug-free Sports Culture
Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju and actor Suniel Shetty have called for a clean and drug-free sports culture, urging Khelo India athletes to refrain from any banned substances. The minister promised the athletes that they would be given full support as long as they stay away from banned substances.
Other SportsDec 11, 2019, 5:52 PM IST
Union sports minister Kiren Rijiju hoping for India's best-ever Olympic performance in Tokyo in 2020
'I hope Tokyo 2020 will be a good platform for India to have a best-ever Olympic performance but we have limitations. However, there is nothing stopping us from 2024 Paris and specially the 2028 Los Angeles Olympics which is more than eight years away,' said Kiren Rijiju
Other SportsNov 29, 2019, 11:39 AM IST
'Fit India Movement': Union sports minister Kiren Rijiju inspires youth, gives fitness goals
'Fitness is simple, easy and fun! Let's sweat, do whatever you like but do something... Stop bad habits, avoid drugs and stay fit and healthy. Let's take out few minutes every morning or evening for ourselves. #FitIndiaMovement is a people's movement because #HumFitTohIndiaFit,' Kiren Rijiju tweeted
Other SportsNov 19, 2019, 10:49 AM IST
Kiren Rijiju: We will form ‘very credible’ committee for Sports Code
'We will form a committee for the Sports Code. This committee will be very credible. After the recommendation of the committee, I can say anything. We will bring the Sports Code, which will be acceptable to all. We cannot ignore anyone from the society,' Kiren Rijiju said