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Pakistan body demands highest gallantry medal for Bhagat Singh

Bhagat Singh should be accorded Pakistan’s highest gallantry award ‘Nishan-e-Haider’ and his statue be installed at Lahore’s Shaadman Chowk where he was hanged 86 years ago, an organisation working to prove the legendary freedom fighter’s innocence in a court has demanded. Singh was hanged along with his two comrades Rajguru and Sukhdev by British rulers

Sindhu nominated for Padma Bhushan

Indian shuttler PV Sindhu who recently bagged silver medal in this year’s badminton World Championships and also won Korea open series title by beating Japan’s Nozomi Okuhara in the Glasgow World Championships final last month,  has now been nominated for Padma Bhushan awards by Sports ministry on Monday.On which she also thanked the Sports Ministry

Discus thrower Karamjyoti Dalal makes India proud, wins Bronze

For all the Latest news download Daily Post news app:- Click For Android:- Click For IOS:- India extended their medal tally to three during the World Para Athletics Championships 2017 with discus-thrower Karamjyoti Dalal claiming a Bronze medal. In the Women’s F55 category, Dalal, at the last moment, managed a throw of 19.02m, just overtaking

Not given compensation, martyr’s family returns medal

Ludhiana: Upset with government, the wife of Martyr Subedar Teja Singh returned the medal to President of India through Deputy Commissioner on Friday. The family members of Martyr Subedar Teja Singh native of village Mehma Singh Wala near Dehlon was upset with government for not given compensation. Teja Singh has attained martyrdom during operation PAWAN

Govt announces ‘High Altitude medal’ for border troops

Greater Noida: Border-guarding troops deployed on posts above 9,000 feet will now be decorated with a new ‘high altitude medal’ to recognise their services in the tough terrain and adverse climate areas, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh today. Officiating as the chief guest for the 55th Raising Day celebrations of the Indo-Tibetan Border Police here,

Indian-American physician to receive National Humanities Medal

Washington:Indian-American physician-author Abraham Verghese, whose work has emphasised empathy in medicine, has been selected for the prestigious 2015 National Humanities Medal, the White House has announced.US President Barack Obama would confer the honour upon Verghese, along with 11 others, and the recipients of 2015 National Medal of Arts at ceremony on September 21. Currently a

Yash Raj Films to honour Indian Paralympic medal winners

Mumbai: Yash Raj Films has announced that it will honour Indian athletes, who will win gold at the ongoing Rio Paralympics. The film production company has also saluted Mariyappan Thangavelu for his historic gold win in men’s high jump. According to YRF, the Rs 10 lakh rupee cash reward for Rio Paralympics winners is to

Indian women’s chess team confident of Olympiad medal

Chennai: The fifth-seeded Indian women’s chess team, spearheaded by World No.5 Grandmaster (GM) Harika Dronavalli, is confident of putting up a good show at the upcoming World Chess Olympiad at the Azerbaijan capital of Baku, its members say. With an average ELO rating of 2410 points, the Indian women’s team is seeded after China (2528),

Polish athlete puts Olympic medal up for sale

WARSAW, Poland :  Polish discus thrower Piotr Malachowski, who took silver at the Rio Olympics, said that he auctioned off his medal this week to fund treatment for a three-year-old boy struck with cancer. The 33-year-old world champion wrote on his Facebook page that he was moved to auction his prize after receiving a letter

Final medal table at Rio Olympic Games

Rio de Janeiro:  Following is the final medal table at Rio Olympic Games (tabulated under delegations, gold, silver, bronze and total medals), according to Xinhua news agency.    

Yogeshwar Dutt loses medal hopes for India

Rio : Yogeshwar Dutt  loses medal hopes for India. Yogeshwar Dutt loses 3-0 to Mongolia’s Mandakhnaran in the 65kg wrestling freestyle qualifying

India Hopes for a medal on Finishing Day of Olympics

Indian wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt , bronze medallist from London 2012, will be hoping he breaks that trend and delivers another medal to give Indians something to cheer about on Sunday, the last day of the Games. On the final day of Rio Olympics, Indian wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt has a shot at fetching India one last medal

Russian shot putter stripped of silver medal for doping

Rio De Janeiro:  The International Olympic Committee stripped Russia’s Yevgeniya Kolodko of her London 2012 Games shot put silver medal for doping — the second medallist from the contest to be disqualified. Kolodko adds to a growing list of medal winners caught out in new tests on samples taken in London and at the 2008

Shuttler Sindhu carries dwindling medal hopes on Day 11

Rio de Janeiro: Woman shuttler P V Sindhucarries India’s medal hope on day 11 of the Olympic Games here when she faces a daunting task against China’s Wang Yihan, silver-medallist four years ago in London, in the quarterfinals. The lanky player from Hyderabad and Kidambi Srikanth, who made it to the men’s singles quarters, are

India’s Hope sagas for Medal in Olympics

Chandigarh: India’s Olympic hope is still alive with our player’s effort towards their game and the aggression of winning the medal for motherland. Our players are making tremendous change in the history of Olympics. India’s hope is rising with ace shuttler P.V Sindhu and steeplechase runner Lalita Babar. Vikas krishan yadav raise the level of boxing

Mohali SSP to be honoured with Police Medal

Mohali: Mohali Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Mohali Gurpreet Singh Bhullar IPS, will be honoured on Monday with police medal by Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on State Level Independence day function at Mohali. It is pertinent that before this Gurpreet Bhullar received the President of India’s Colour on behalf of the Punjab Police and

Gymnast Dipa narrowly misses medal in Olympic vault final

Rio de Janeiro: Indian gymnast Dipa Karmakar missed out on a historic medal in the women’s vault competition by a whisker as she finished a creditable fourth in the final of the Olympic Games here. Dipa averaged 15.066 points to finish fourth at the Rio Olympic Arena on Sunday.Simone Biles of the US won the

3 IPS officers get President’s Police Medal for distinguished service

Chandigarh: Three IPS officers including Rohit Choudhary ADGP, Railways, Kuldeep Singh IGP-cum-Addl Director Punjab Police Academy in Phillaur and Arpit Shukla Commissioner of Police, Jalandhar have been awarded President’s Police Medal for distinguished service on the occasion of Independence Day 2016. Besides this, 16 Police officers/officials have also been awarded Police Medals for Meritorious Service.

Phelps wins 20th Olympic gold medal

Rio De Janeiro:  Michael Phelps claimed his 20th Olympic gold medal by winning the men’s 200m butterfly final at the Rio Olympics on Tuesday. The 31-year-old clocked 1:53.36 to beat Japan’s Masato Sakai by just four hundredths of second at the Olympic Aquatics Stadium, Xinhua news agency reported. Hungary’s Tamas Kenderesi took bronze, 0.26 seconds

Phelps wins 20th Olympic gold medal

Rio De Janeiro: Michael Phelps claimed his 20th Olympic gold medal by winning the men’s 200m butterfly final at the Rio Olympics on Tuesday. The 31-year-old clocked 1:53.36 to beat Japan’s Masato Sakai by just four hundredths of second at the Olympic Aquatics Stadium, Xinhua news agency reported. Hungary’s Tamas Kenderesi took bronze, 0.26 seconds further