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Deepa Malik accuses Delhi Govt mistreating Para athletes

Deepa Malik accuses Delhi Govt. of mistreating Para athletes

Paralympic silver-medalist Deepa Malik on Tuesday charged the Delhi Government with overlooking paralympics athletes and felicitating only able-bodied Rio Olympic medallists.   The Indian shot putter said, “We received a warm welcome after coming from the Rio Olympics, but there is a still a disappointment in our hearts that Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has not met us so far. Although

Padma Shri, Kohli, Sreejesh, Sakshi, Deepa Malik, Thangavelu

Padma Shri for Kohli, Sreejesh, Sakshi, Deepa Malik, Thangavelu

New Delhi: Cricket captain Virat Kohli, hockey captain P.R. Sreejesh, 2016 Olympic bronze medallist wrestler Sakshi Malik, and para-athletes Deepa Malik and Mariyappan Thangavelu were on Wednesday named for the prestigious Padma Shri, the country’s fourth highest civilian award. Apart from them, gymnastic sensation Dipa Karmakar, discus thrower Vikas Gowda and blind cricketer Shekhar Naik

Haryana’s love for a disabled woman is really big deal: Deepa Malik

New Delhi: Cherishing the reception she got post her historic silver medal at the Rio Paralympics, Deepa Malik on Saturday said that getting love from Haryana is a “really big deal” for a disabled woman. The 45-year-old scripted history by bagging the silver medal in women’s F53 shot put event in the Rio Paralympics, throwing

Haryana to give cash award of Rs 4 crore to Deepa Malik

Chandigarh: Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Tuesday announced a cash reward of Rs four crore for Deepa Malik who scripted history by winning a silver medal in shot put at the 2016 Rio Paralympics Games. Congratulating Malik, who hails from the state’s Sonipat district, he said the award would be given to her