Names of Indian athletes at Rio Olympics

Posted on timeJuly 13th, 2016 by userPrem in catBaby Names, General Information, Parenting    flagNo Comments

India will be fielding it’s largest-ever contingent with more than 100 names having qualified for the Rio Olympics 2016. This is a marked improvement compared to 56 athletes that competed eight years ago at the 2008 Beijing Games. India will be aiming at securing a double digit medal tally this time. The Olympic games arescheduled to start from August 5th 2016 at Rio, Brazil.


Atanu Das
Deepika Kumari
Laxmirani Majhi
Bombayla Devi

Athletics Men

Inderjeet Singh (Shot Put)
Vikas Gowda (Discus Throw)
Gurmeet Singh
Baljinder Singh
Irfan Kolothum Thodi (Men’s 20 km walk)
Sandeep Kumar
Manish Singh Rawat (Men’s 50 km walk)
Nitender Singh Rawat
Thonakal Gopi and Kheta Ram (Marathon)
Muhammad Anas (Men’s 400m race)
Ankit Sharma (Long Jump)

Athletics Women

Seema Antil (Discus Throw)
Manpreet Kaur (Shot put)
Lalita Babar (3000m steeplechase)
Tintu Luka (Women’s 800m event)
Kavita Raut (Women’s marathon)
Sudha Singh, OP Jaisha (Marathon)
Khushbir Kaur (20km walk)
Sapna Punia (20km walk)
Dutee Chand (Women’s 100m race)
Srabani Nanda (Women’s 200m event)


Saina Nehwal
PV Sindhu
Kidambi Srikanth
Manu Attri-Sumeet Reddy (men’s doubles)
Jwala Gutta-Ashwini Ponnappa (women’s doubles)


Shiva Thapa (56 kgs Bantamweight category)
Manoj Kumar (64 kgs)
Vikas Krishan (75kgs)


Men’s Hockey team lead by Srijesh
Women’s Hockey team lead by Ritu Rani


Dipa Karmakar


Avatar Singh


Dattu Bhokanal

Shooting Men

Jeetu Rai (50m Air Pistol)
Gagan Narang (10m Air rifle)
Abhinav Bindra (10m Air rifle)
Gurpreet Singh (26m Rapid fire pistol)
Prakash Nanjappa (50m pistol)
Chain Singh (50m Rifle Positions)
Mairaj Ahmed Khan (Shotgun)
Manvanjit Singh Sandhu
Kynan Chenai (Trap Shooting)

Shooting Women

Heena Sidhu (10m Air Pistol)
Ayonika Paul (10m Air Rifle)
Apurvi Chandela (10m Air Rifle)

Table Tennis

Mouma Das
Manika Batra
Soumyajit Ghosh
Achanta Sharath Kamal


Leander Paes and Rohan Bopanna (Men’s Doubles)
Sania Mirza and Rohan Bopanna (Mixed Doubles)
Sania Mirza and Prarthana Thombare (Women’s Doubles)


Sivalingam Sathish Kumar (Men’s 77kg category)
Saikhom Mirabai Chanu (Women’s 48kg category)

Wrestling Men

Narsingh Yadav (74 kg weight category)
Yogeshwar Dutt (65 kg Free style category)
Hardeep Singh (96 kg Greco-Roman category)
Sandeep Tomar (57 kg category)
Ravinder Khatri (85 kg category)

Wrestling Women

Babita Kumari (53 kg category)
Vinesh Phogat (48 kg category)
Sakshi Malik (58 kg category)

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Common Indian names that are successful

Posted on timeApril 21st, 2016 by userPrem in catBaby Names    flagNo Comments

Pick up any Bollywood celebrity or the celebrities from any fields, and you will get to see that all of them prefer to be stylish and unique in every aspect of their life and even also in the case of naming their darling babies. These days you will find many celebrities right at the top of success bearing a very common name. The reason is nothing else but the astrological impact of the name depending on the stars and the position of the planets at the time of birth.

Arjun: One of the most common and widely used name in Hindu religion and there are quite a good number of celebrities and celebrity kids bearing this name. Arjun Kapoor, son of producer Bonny Kapoor, is a rising star of the industry. Talented ex cricketer of Indian team Sachin Tendulkar, named his son as Arjun.

Karan: Another very popular name in the celebrity world which we can find and most of them managed to taste the flavor of success well. Karan Singh Grover, the man who rose to fame and completed the journey from world of television to Bollywood and now in news again for his upcoming wedding with Bipasha Basu. Karan Patel, playing the character of Raman Bhalla in one of the most popular daily soap Ye hai Mohabatein, is doing really well in his acting career. Karan Mehra, the lead actor of serial Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai is another successful man of Indian television. These Karan’s are few among the many successful Karan in this world. Bollywood actor Sunny Deol named his son as Karan too.

Abhishek: Who is the very first individual carrying this name will come to your mind. Yes, it’s none other than Abhishek Bacchan.  This is just not the end, we have many more successful Abhishek’s as celebrities. Abhishek Kapoor, Director of the popular movie Kai po che!, Abhishek Sharma one of the actors of film Kaho Na Pyar ha, Abhishek Banerjee, the casting director of another hit film “Dirty Picture”, Abhishek Chaubey, and the writer of successful film Ishqiya. All success story of these people made Abhishek a common name.

Ajay: The man with name Ajay which comes first to mind is of Ajay Devgan, the dashing actor of Bollywood who gave so many hits. Ajay Purkar, the actor of the film Ugly which got much appreciation carry the same name with other celebrities like Ajay Nagrath From Film Pardes and Ajay Mehta of film Spider man.

Rahul: Rahul Dravid, the cricket star of India, the young congress politician, Rahul Eswar, Rahul Mahajan and the countless Bollywood movies that had the lead actor as Rahul. This is a sure successful name.


15 Popular Indian Names, Glory in their respective fields

Posted on timeMarch 18th, 2016 by userPrem in catGeneral Information, Parenting    flag(3) Comments

Your name is your identity on Earth. It brings you glory in your life. Here are some of the most glorified Indian names are,

Mohandas – The name means “servant of Mohana”, a Hindu God. Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, popularly known as Mahatma Gandhi is the finest bearer of this name who served his country till death.

Narendra – This name means “lord of men”. One of the mightiest personalities of India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi can be truly related with the meaning of his name.

Amitabh – It signifies “immeasurable splendour”. The famous bearer of this name is Amitabh Bachchan who’s brought splendour to the Indian cinema.

Sachin – It’s another name for Lord Shiva. One of the legendary Indian cricketers Sachin Tendulkar signifies purity through his name.

Aishwarya – It means wealth and signifies prosperity. Aishwarya Rai is one of the famous Indian celebrities, who have brought glory to her name.

Sourav – Sourav means the “fragrance”. The famous Indian Cricketer, Sourav Ganguly is a true example of spreading the fragrance of his talent all across the globe.

Arvind – Arvind means “Lotus” is Sanskrit. Lotus signifies its beauty against the dirty background. Similarly, Arvind Kejriwal who’s the Chief Minister of Delhi is considered to be reformer of dirty politics.

Atal – It means “adamant”. It signifies a strong character who won’t give up easily. The famous bearer of this name is Atal Bihari Vajpayee who never gave up his ambition till he succeeded.

Susmita – This name defines “beautiful smile”. The world renowned beauty pageant and actress, Susmita Sen bears this name with her evergreen smile.

Indira – It means “beauty” in Sanskrit and is a beautiful name for Indian women. Its popularity rose with India’s first and the only female Prime Minister, Indira Gandhi.

Subhash – This name means “eloquent” which signifies fluency in speech. The famous bearer of this name is Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose who made thousand of Indians stand against the British Rule with his influential words.

Kiran – Sanskrit defines this name as “beam of light”. The glorified bearer of this name is India’s first female IPL officer, Kiran Bedi.

Dhyan – This means “meditation”. You can relate to this extreme level of contemplation with the greatest Hockey Wizard of India, Dhyan Chand.

Rajendra – Rajendra means “lord of kings” which signifies Power. Rajendra Prasad was the first president of India and justified his name with an exceptional rule.

Abdul – Abdul means “servant of god”. The world’s extremely glorified personality bearing this name is A.P.J. Abdul kalam, the 11th Indian President who was not just educated but served his duties selflessly till he died.

Most of the famous personalities have a name that describes their achievements. Thus, your name will be your definition and it’s up to you to glorify its meaning to the world.


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