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
The PMO said the upcoming university is in line with the vision of Modi to inculcate sporting culture in the country.
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.
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.
Tokyo Olympics bronze medallist boxer Lovlina Borgohain, cricketer Ishant Sharma, sprinter Dutee Chand and archer Atanu Das were among those who collected Arjuna awards.
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.
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.
It shows hockey wizard overlooking the Hockey Stadium of Olympics and practicing hockey barefoot on the railway tracks in the foreground.
Amit Rohidas, Birendra Lakra, Deep Grace and Namita Toppo were given a rousing welcome upon their arrival in City
PM Narendra Modi said the renaming of the 'Khel Ratna' award in honour of hockey wizard Major Dhyan Chand will inspire crores of youngsters.
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.
Congress welcomed the decision to rename the award, but accused the government of being selective.
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.
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.
'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.