Sports Minister(Search results - 16)
IndiaOct 9, 2020, 12:31 PM IST
Sports minister reiterates government’s commitment towards world class sports ecosystem
With a view to give more thrust to sports infrastructure meeting global standards, the Indian government has reiterated its commitment towards the same
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
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.
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 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
IndiaNov 18, 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.
Other SportsOct 10, 2019, 2:54 PM IST
Sports minister Kiren Rijiju praises legend Mary Kom for making India proud
'The way Mary Kom has shown her commitment towards the sports after becoming a mother of three children it is a big message to sports,' Kiren Rijiju told reporters
Other SportsAug 31, 2019, 1:49 PM IST
Gymnastics legend Nadia Comaneci praises Indian school kids after video goes viral
A boy and a girl, in their school uniforms, were seen in a 15-second video clip doing tough gymnastic moves. It also caught the attention of Union sports minister Kiren Rijiju. Gymanstics legend Nadia Comaneci called it 'awesome'
IndiaAug 29, 2019, 1:03 PM IST
PM Modi: ‘Fit India Movement’ will lead country towards healthy future
The launch of 'Fit India Movement' was attended by Union sports minister Kiren Rijiju and this year's national sports award winners among others. During the launch, PM Narendra Modi said that ‘Fit India’ will take the country towards a healthier future
SportsSep 24, 2018, 12:51 PM IST
Sports minister Rajyavardhan Rathore promises to continue funding athletes for 2022 Asian Games, CWG
Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore Sunday promised continued support to medal prospects for the 2022 Asian and Commonwealth Games