29 Aug 2016
New Delhi: Shuttler PV Sindhu, wrestler Sakshi Malik, gymnast Dipa Karmakar, and shooter Jitu Rai were on Monday conferred the prestigious Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna - the country's highest sporting honour - at Rashtrapati Bhawan.
22 Aug 2016
New Delhi: Olympic silver medallist PV Sindhu, bronze medallist Sakshi Malik, Gymnast Dipa Karmakar and shooter Jitu Rai is all set to be conferred with country's highest sporting honour Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award on August 29 as per policy decision by the government of India.
28 Aug 2016
New Delhi: Sports Minister Vijay Goel on Saturday said that the nominees for this year's National Sports awards, including silver medallist shuttler PV Sindhu and bronze medal winning wrestler Sakshi Malik at Rio Olympic Games, will meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi here on Sunday.
13 Sep 2016
Vellore: AG Peralivalan, one of the seven convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, was on Tuesday attacked inside the high security central prison here by another inmate, police said. The 44-year-old was attacked by another inmate Rajesh, they said.
20 Jul 2011
The definition of poor (read economically weak class) and their search has proved a tough nut to crack for the Delhi government. After being slammed by the Lokayukta for failing to provide flats to people hailing from financially weak background under the Rajiv Ratna Awas Yojna, the Delhi government has come up with a ‘not-so-perfect’ alibi of failing to find the deserving candidates.
30 Aug 2016
New Delhi: Having collected an Olympics silver medal and Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award within a span of few days, India's ace, and loved badminton player PV Sindhu has things going perfectly smooth for her.
10 Sep 2016
New Delhi: The Rajiv Gandhi Foundation has got into limelight for wrong reasons having received a Rs 50- lakh donation from an NGO run by controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik, who has been accused of radicalizing youths, but the money has been returned.
03 May 2016
New Delhi: Virat Kohli's perseverance finally seems to be paying off as the Indian Test skipper, who is currently in top form, was nominated for Khel Ratna, India's highest sports honour.
03 May 2016
New Delhi: The Indian Cricket Board has recommended Test captain Virat Kohli for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna, the country's highest sporting honour, and Ajinkya Rahane for the Arjuna award this year.
20 Aug 2016
Kolkata: The West Bengal unit of Congress was left red faced after a controversial comment made by Rajiv Gandhi following 1984 anti-Sikh riots was posted from its the official twitter handle on the former Prime Minister's birth anniversary, but the party claimed its account was hacked.