25 May 2016
New Delhi: In the early 80s, when Indira Gandhi was the prime minister, her son Rajiv was once so engrossed in explaining to his parents-in-law the features of a new navy ship that he gave some nervous moments to a bureaucrat in the defence ministry who feared he might be late for an official event that night.
24 May 2016
New Delhi: In a bid to ensure that Olympic medallists get immediate recognition, the Sports Ministry today said medal winners from the upcoming Rio Games will be considered for this year's Khel Ratna and Arjuna Awards.
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 Apr 2016
New Delhi: The government merged Rajiv Gandhi Khel Abhiyan (RGKA), launched by the previous UPA government, with the Khelo India programme for development of sports, thereby dropping former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi's name from it.
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.
06 Apr 2016
Mumbai: IPL chairman Rajiv Shukla today ruled out shifting the matches out of Maharashtra due to drought and water scarcity in the state.
16 Dec 2014
Chandigarh: Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Tuesday approved five projects costing Rs 317.54 crore for providing housing facilities to poor people living in slums in Faridabad, Gurgaon, Bahadurgarh and Rohtak towns.
16 Mar 2016
Rupnagar(Pb): Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Convener and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal demanded Bharat Ratna for Kanshi Ram whom he described him as a great visionary.
01 Aug 2015
New Delhi: The Sports Ministry today confirmed that Wimbledon doubles champion Sania Mirza has been recommended for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna but made it clear that the final decision rests with only the Awards Committee.