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Arjuna awards, Khel ratna winners 2017

Posted on timeAugust 30th, 2017 by userPrem    flag(1) Comment



The Government of India awards sports persons for their excellence every year. For the year 2017, following names have been chosen for Arjuna awards 2017, Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna 2017 and Dhyan Chand Awards 2017.

Arjuna awardees names 2017

1. Jyothi Surekha Vennam (archery)
2. Khushbir Kaur (athletics)
3. Rajiv Arokia (athletics)
4. Prashanthi Singh (basketball)
5. Laishram Devendro Singh (boxing)
6. Cheteshwar Pujara (cricket)
7. Harmanpreet Kaur (cricket)
8. Oinam Bembem Devi (football)
9. SSP Chawrasia (golf)
10. SV Sunil (hockey)
11. Jasvir Singh (kabaddi)
12. Prakash Nanjappa (shooting)
13. Anthony Amalraj (table tennis)
14. Saketh Myneni (tennis)
15. Satyawart Kadian (wrestling)
16. Mariyappan (para-athlete)
17. Varun Singh Bhati (para-athlete)

The Dhyan Chand Awardees

1. Bhupender Singh (Athletics)
2. Syed Shahid Hakim (Football)

Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Awardees

1. Former India hockey team captain Sardar Singh
2. Paralympian javelin thrower Devendra Jhajharia.


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Names of Indian athletes at Rio Olympics

Posted on timeJuly 13th, 2016 by userPrem    flag(1) Comment




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.

Archery

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)

Badminton

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

Boxing

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

Hockey

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

Gymnastics

Dipa Karmakar

Judo

Avatar Singh

Rowing

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

Tennis

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

Weightlifting

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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15 Popular Indian Names, Glory in their respective fields

Posted on timeMarch 18th, 2016 by userPrem    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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