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  • Kiren Rijiju

    Other Sports19, Mar 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

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    Sports27, Feb 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.

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    Village Ki Chhori14, Feb 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.

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    Village Ki Chhori13, Feb 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.

  • Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju announced Lifelong Monthly Pension for Athletes

    Decoding The Economy11, Feb 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.

  • A Total of 2747 Khelo India Athletes Selected Under Khelo India Scheme: Kiren Rijiju

    Village Ki Chhori6, Feb 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.

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    Not For Women Only30, Jan 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.

  • 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 Chhori22, Jan 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.

  • Kiren Rijiju and Suniel Shetty Call for Clean and Drug-free Sports Culture

    Village Ki Chhori16, Jan 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.

  • Kiren Rijiju

    Other Sports11, Dec 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

  • কিরেন রিজিজু: প্রতিরক্ষা দপ্তরের প্রতিমন্ত্রী কিরেন রিজিজু বিজেপির প্রার্থী হয়েছেন অরুণাচল পশ্চিম সংসদীয় নির্বাচনী এলাকা থেকে।

    Other Sports29, Nov 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

  • Kiren Rijiju

    Other Sports19, Nov 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

  • Kiren Rijiju

    Other Sports19, Nov 2019, 10:32 AM IST

    World Para Athletics Championships: Kiren Rijiju honours medal winners; says 'very proud' of them

    'I'm extremely delighted to personally felicitate all the medal winners at the World Para Athletics Championships. India delivered their best medal haul winning 9 medals and securing 13 quotas at the Paralympics @Tokyo2020  I'm very proud of them,' Kiren Rijiju said

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    India18, Nov 2019, 7:54 PM IST

    From Winter Session commencement to Laal Singh Chaddha's first look, watch MyNation in 100 seconds

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that the Winter Session of Parliament is an important one and all lawmakers should contribute to enriching discussions. The International Olympic Committee's (IOC) latest initiative of launching Olympic Channel Hindi was hailed by Union sports minister Kiren Rijiju. All this and more on MyNation in 100 seconds.

  • Tokyo Olympics

    Other Sports18, Nov 2019, 5:12 PM IST

    Kiren Rijiju: Happy Hindi is now official language in Olympic Channel, it will help Olympic movement in India

    Lauding the initiative, Kiren Rijiju said in a tweet in Hindi, 'I feel very happy that Hindi is now an official language in the Olympic Channel. Now on this medium, you can know about the Olympic journey of India and your favourite players in Hindi. This decision will give a big boost to the Olympic movement in India'