Major Dhyan Chand

FDCI X Lakmé Fashion Week: A sensory sartorial experience

We witnessed fashion-focused proceedings with a hint of star-studded glitz on Day 1 of the ongoing FDCI X Lakme Fashion Week in Delhi

published on : 24th March 2022

PM Narendra Modi to lay foundation stone of Major Dhyan Chand Sports University in Meerut

The PMO said the upcoming university is in line with the vision of Modi to inculcate sporting culture in the country.

published on : 1st January 2022

No record on requests for renaming Khel Ratna Award: PMO in RTI reply

In response to the query filed under the Right to Information by a Chhattisgarh-based RTI applicant Uchit Sharma, the PMO said there is no such information available on record.

published on : 7th November 2021

Manpreet Singh joins PR Sreejesh in list of Khel Ratna winners; ministry okays 35 Arjuna awardees

Manpreet was originally recommended for the Arjuna award but he joined veteran goalkeeper PR Sreejesh as the second hockey player in the list of awardees for the highest sporting honour.

published on : 2nd November 2021

Union Sports Minister hands over trophies to 2020 National Sports Awards winners

Tokyo Olympics bronze medallist boxer Lovlina Borgohain, cricketer Ishant Sharma, sprinter Dutee Chand and archer Atanu Das were among those who collected Arjuna awards.

published on : 1st November 2021

Neeraj Chopra, Lovlina Borgohain recommended for Khel Ratna Awards; Shikhar Dhawan for Arjuna

Seasoned hockey goalkeeper PR Sreejesh and women's cricket team Test captain Mithali Raj were selected along with iconic Sunil Chhetri for the Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna award.

published on : 27th October 2021

Hockey teams' performance at Olympics is tribute to Dhyan Chand: Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik

Naveen Patnaik said the performance of the Indian hockey teams at the Olympics, is a true tribute to the legendary hockey player Major Dhyan Chand.

published on : 29th August 2021

Makers of 'Major Dhyan Chand' documentary unveil first look

It shows hockey wizard overlooking the Hockey Stadium of Olympics and practicing hockey barefoot on the railway tracks in the foreground.

published on : 28th August 2021

Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna a big thing: Amit Rohidas

Amit Rohidas, Birendra Lakra, Deep Grace and Namita Toppo were given a rousing welcome upon their arrival in City

published on : 11th August 2021

Renaming of Khel Ratna award after Major Dhyan Chand to inspire youngsters: PM Narendra Modi

PM Narendra Modi said the renaming of the 'Khel Ratna' award in honour of hockey wizard Major Dhyan Chand will inspire crores of youngsters.

published on : 10th August 2021

Dhyan Chand could have been honoured without insulting Rajiv Gandhi: Shiv Sena on renaming Khel Ratna Award

The party raised questions on the government's claim about the name change being motivated by "public sentiment," but added that it is pointless to dispute the claim.

published on : 9th August 2021

Renaming of Khel Ratna triggers political debate

Congress welcomed the decision to rename the award, but accused the government of being selective.

published on : 7th August 2021

Better late than never: Sporting fraternity welcomes decision to rename Khel Ratna after Dhyan Chand

India's sporting fraternity welcomed the renaming of the Khel Ratna in honour of hockey wizard Major Dhyan Chand.

published on : 6th August 2021

Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award to be renamed after Major Dhyan Chand: PM Modi

Making the announcement, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said he had been getting many requests from citizens across India to name the Khel Ratna Award after Major Dhyan Chand.

published on : 6th August 2021

'Will be seen as an example in men's hockey': India celebrates its first ever Olympic medal after 41 years

The Men in Blue showed absolute resilience, strength, and winning spirit to register a remarkable comeback win against a strong German team.

published on : 5th August 2021