Arjuna Award

  • Sports Ministry issues new guidelines for Arjuna Awards 04-01-2014 10:25 AM

    New Delhi: To avoid any controversy on the criteria for giving away Arjuna Awards, the Sports Ministry on Friday decided to grant 90 per cent weightage to medal winners of various international championships and sports events of disciplines covered in Olympics (Summer, Winter and Paralympics), Asian Games and Commonwealth Games....
  • Shuttler PV Sindhu conferred Arjuna award 24-09-2013 06:17 PM

    New Delhi: Rising shuttler PV Sindhu was conferred with the prestigious Arjuna Award by Sports Minister Jitendra Singh on Tuesday. Sindhu had missed the opportunity to receive the award from President Pranab Mukhejee at the Rashtrapati Bhawan on August 31 as she was busy playing in the final of the...
  • Triple-jumper Renjith Maheswary may get reprieve 02-09-2013 11:10 PM

    New Delhi: Going by circumstantial evidence, triple jumper Renjith Maheshwari, who reportedly failed a dope test in 2008, may get a reprieve paving the way for his getting the Arjuna Award. The Athletics Federation of India (AFI) in its report to the sports ministry Monday said they have no knowledge...
  • Renjith Maheswary's Arjuna award put on hold; Sports Ministry orders inquiry 31-08-2013 09:53 PM

    New Delhi: The Sports Minister Jitendra Singh on Saturday ordered an inquiry into triple jumper Renjith Maheswary's doping controversy, which resulted in his Arjuna award being put on hold. "I have ordered an inquiry. There is a due diligence process that has to be followed. But I am expecting a...
  • Delighted to witness Virat Kohli receive Arjuna award: Rajiv Shukla 31-08-2013 09:34 PM

    New Delhi: Senior BCCI official and union minister Rajiv Shukla on Saturday expressed his happiness for talented Virat Kohli being conferred with the prestigious Arjuna award. "I was immensely delighted to witness Virat being conferred with the prestigious Arjuna Award today. The award serves as a true testament to the...
  • It's offical now: No Khel Ratna for Krishna Poonia 22-08-2013 09:47 PM

    New Delhi: Putting an end to all speculations, the Sports Ministry on Thursday confirmed that it will stick to the original list of winners for the Khel Ratna and Arjuna awards thereby dashing discus thrower Krishna Poonia's hopes of getting country's highest sporting honour. The Ministry also confirmed that in...
  • Kohli elated at being nominated for Arjuna Award 14-08-2013 12:07 PM

    New Delhi: Elated at being recommended for the Arjuna award, star cricketer Virat Kohli said it counts among the most happy moments of his life. The 24-year-old, who led India to a 5-0 clean-sweep against Zimbabwe recently, was the only cricketer in the list of 15 picked by the awards...
  • Kohli, Sindhu recommended for Arjuna award; Sodhi gets Khel Ratna 13-08-2013 03:00 PM

    New Delhi: Virat Kohli, vice-captain of the Indian cricket team, and rising badminton star PV Sindhu have been recommended for the Arjuna award, India's highest civilian honour for sportsmen. It was also announced on Tuesday that double trap shooter Ronjan Sodhi was chosen for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award,...
  • No name from BCCI for Khel Ratna award 27-06-2013 06:02 PM

    New Delhi: The BCCI this year hasn't forwarded any name for the prestigious Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award, the highest honour for active sportspersons in the country, since the cricket board didn't find any fitting cricketer for the award. The BCCI has recommended dashing batsman Virat Kohli's name for the...
  • BCCI recommends Kohli, Gavaskar for Arjuna and Dhyanchand awards 30-04-2013 06:58 PM

    Mumbai: The Cricket Board (BCCI) has recommended the names of young batsman Virat Kohli for the prestigious Arjuna award and former captain Sunil Gavaskar for the Dhyanchand lifetime achievement honour to the sports ministry. Confirming this, BCCI sources said that Tuesday was the last date for recommending the awards to...
  • Undeserving sportspersons getting Arjuna Awards: Milkha Singh 28-04-2013 10:45 AM

    Kolkata: Flying Sikh Milkha Singh on Saturday lashed out against the authorities for giving Arjuna Awards to undeserving sportspersons and rapped athetes for taking banned drugs to enhance their performance. The 77-year-old Milkha, who gave the country four gold medals from the Asiad and one from the Commonwealth Games, said...
  • Yuvraj Singh nominated for Arjuna Award 07-07-2012 02:05 PM

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  • No Arjuna Award for cue sports again 29-07-2011 08:43 PM

    India's best snooker and billiards players were ignored yet again in the list of Arjuna Awardees. ...
  • Coach Gopichand on Saina's Arjuna Awards nomination 28-07-2009 02:40 PM

    Saina has been preparing for the badminton world championship. ...
  • Mahesh, Climax and Deepak nominated for Arjuna Awards 04-07-2009 10:24 PM

    New Delhi: The trio of Mahesh Gawli, Climax Lawrence and Deepak Mandal have once again being nominated by the All India Football Federation (AIFF) for the prestigious Arjuna Award. Last year too, the Indian FA had sent the names of the three players to the sports ministry along with East...
  • Arjuna Awards' nominees list announced 05-08-2008 04:44 PM

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  • Carrom champs not fit for Arjuna? 08-06-2007 05:19 PM

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  • Arjuna Awardee but no promotion 01-09-2006 03:44 PM

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  • Pankaj Advani gets Khel Ratna 29-08-2006 08:22 PM

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