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    Kiren Rijiju

    Kiren Rijiju

    Kiren Rijiju is an Indian lawyer and politician from Arunachal Pradesh. A member of the Bharatiya Janata Party, Rijiju is current Union Minister of State for Home Affairs of India.

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    Rijiju checks on facilities being provided to athletes at SAI centres
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    Rijiju checks on facilities being provided to athletes at SAI centres

    The world has come to a standstill due to the coronavirus outbreak and sporting events across the globe have either been cancelled or suspended. But Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju on Tuesday held a video conference with regional directors of SAI centres across the country to check on the facilities available for the athletes.

    Kiren Rijiju appreciates Pankaj Advani for contributing to PM-CARES Fund
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    Kiren Rijiju appreciates Pankaj Advani for contributing to PM-CARES Fund

    Union Youth Affairs and Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju on Monday appreciated ace cueist Pankaj Advani for donating Rs 5 lakh to the PM-CARES Fund to help the country in its fight against the coronavirus pandemic.

    Kiren Rijiju appreciates Hockey India contribution to PM-CARES Fund
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    Kiren Rijiju appreciates Hockey India contribution to PM-CARES Fund

    Union Youth Affairs and Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju on Wednesday appreciated Hockey India for contributing Rs 25 lakh towards PM-CARES Fund to extend their support to fight against the coronavirus pandemic.

    Live online workshops a wonderful initiative during lockdown: Gopichand
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    Live online workshops a wonderful initiative during lockdown: Gopichand

    At a time when athletes have been restricted to their homes owing to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Sports Authority of India (SAI) has launched a series of live online workshops with experts in sports science and sports management to engage athletes and help them enhance their knowledge.

    Stokes still preparing for IPL despite India lockdown
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    Stokes still preparing for IPL despite India lockdown

    England all-rounder Ben Stokes has said that he is preparing for his return to competitive cricket at the 13th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL), which has been suspended due to the coronavirus pandemic.

    Rijiju urges people to take up rope skipping at home, promote 'Fit India'
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    Rijiju urges people to take up rope skipping at home, promote 'Fit India'

    With people staying indoors due to the governmnet mandated lockdown to curb COVID-19 spread, Union Youth Affairs and Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju on Wednesday appealed countrymen to do rope skipping at home and promote the Fit India Movement.

    'Can pull off IPL even if first game is played by 1st week of May'
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    'Can pull off IPL even if first game is played by 1st week of May'

    The coronavirus pandemic has seen the country come to an almost standstill and the fate of the 13th edition of the Indian Premier League is also hanging in balance as public health is the priority. But in what comes as a huge boost for sports lovers, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) believes that it can still pull off the league if things come under control by April end and the first game is played by the first week of May.

    Fate of IPL can be decided after April 15, says Rijiju
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    Fate of IPL can be decided after April 15, says Rijiju

    The Sports Ministry has made it clear that the fate of the 13th edition of the Indian Premier League can be decided only after the government comes out with a fresh advisory after April 15, keeping in mind the situation with regards to the coronavirus outbreak.

    All sports events cancelled till April 15: Rijiju
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    All sports events cancelled till April 15: Rijiju

    The Sports Ministry on Thursday advised National Sports Federations (NSFs) to suspend all sports events, including competitions or selections trials, until April 15 in view of the coronavirus pandemic that has brought most sporting activities in the country to a grinding halt.

    National Games mascot takes centrestage at launch event
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    National Games mascot takes centrestage at launch event

    The official mascot of the 36th National Games of India Rubigula, a flame-throated Bulbul made a grand entry amidst the traditional Shigmo and Carnaval acts at an event held here on Saturday.

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