The world will see a new avatar of me at Tokyo Olympics: Bajrang Punia
Friday, November 29, 2019, 8:18 PM
Union Minister for Sports and Youth Affairs Kiren Rijiju felicitated wrestler Bajrang Punia with Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna at the Sports-Authority of India headquarter on Thursday. Apart from Punia, sprinter Muhammad Anas and shotputter Tejinderpal Singh Toor received Arjuna-Awards while Mohinder Singh Dhillon was handed the Dronacharya-Award. Bajrang Punia said tear in his right elbow has completely healed, allowing him to resume full-fledged training.
Kiren Rijiju Went Plogging On Gandhi Jayanti For "Fit, Clean India"
Wednesday, October 2, 2019, 7:55 PM
"Fit India Plog Run" initiative, Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju said, is a great way to take Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Swacch Bharat Abhiyan and Fit India movement forward. The plog run mixes picking up litter and jogging. As a workout, it provides variations in body movements by adding bending, squatting and stretching to the main action of running, hiking or walking.