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Asian Wrestling Championship: Bajrang, Sakshi to lead India

Olympic bronze medallist Sakshi Malik and World No 1 Bajrang Punia will spearhead India’s campaign at the Asian Wrestling Championships starting Tuesday. Besides Sakshi and Bajrang, Vinesh Phogat is another big names who would be vying for top honours during the mega-event. Vinesh will hope to give a good account of herself in the women’s

Would love to do a biopic on Sakshi Malik: Sonakshi Sinha

Mumbai: Actress Sonakshi Sinha says she iskeen to do a biopic on Olympic winner wrestler Sakshi Malik. “If anyone would offer me the biopic on Sakshi Malik I would love to do it. She (Sakshi) also said I am a strong girl. She has also given her nod for me to do the biopic,” Sonakshi

Grand welcome for wrestler Sakshi Malik in Haryana

Bahadurgarh/New Delhi: Rio 2016 Olympics bronze medalist wrestler Sakshi Malik was accorded a grand welcome by people and the state government as the motorcade carrying her entered Haryana on Wednesday. Sakshi, who arrived in Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport early on Wednesday from Rio de Janeiro, was given a rousing reception at the airport

Rio medalist Sakshi Malik returns

New Delhi: Rio 2016 Olympics bronze medalist wrestler Sakshi Malik arrived here on Wednesday. Hectic preparations were underway to give Malik a rousing reception at her village in Rohtak district of Haryana. Ministers of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party in Haryana received Malik at Indira Gandhi International Airport here. Haryana’s sports and youth affairs minister

Sakshi Malik to be awarded Rs 1 cr by Delhi govt

New Delhi: Deputy Chief Minister ManishSisodia today announced an award of Rs 1 crore for Olympics bronze medallist Sakshi Malik. Sisodia visited the parents of the wrestler in Haryana’s Rohtak and announced the award. He also announced a promotion for Sakshi’s father, Sukhbir Malik, who works as a bus conductor in Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC).

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Rohtak erupts in joy after local girl Sakshi scripts history

Rohtak: Rohtak on Thursday erupted in joy and celebrations after local girl Sakshi Malik made Haryana and the country proud by winning a Bronze medal in wrestling at the Rio Olympics.People from all walks of life including ministers, politicians, SAI officials made a beeline to Sakshi’s house at Mokhra village in Rohtak district to congratulate

UP announces Rani Laxmi Bai award for Sakshi Malik

Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh government will honour Sakshi Malik, the first woman Indian wrestler to win a medal in Olympics, with the coveted Rani Laxmi Bai award. This was announced by Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Thursday at a Raksha Bandhan ceremony in the state capital. He said Sakshi has made the nation proud by

Indian Railways to give Rs 60 lakh to Sakshi Malik

New Delhi:  India’s first medallist at the ongoing Rio Olympics, wrestler Sakshi Malik will be rewarded with a cash award of Rs 60 lakh by her employers Indian Railways for her bronze winning feat in women’s 58kg freestyle category. The Railway Ministry had announced before the start of the Games that handsome cash awards of

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Modi congratulates Rio medallist Sakshi Malik

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday congratulated wrestler Sakshi Malik who clinched bronze on Wednesday to give India its first medal at the on going Olympics in Brazil’s Rio de Janeiro. “Sakshi Malik creates history! Congratulations to her for the Bronze. The entire nation is rejoicing,” Modi tweeted. Sakshi, 23, brought an end