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  • MPs demand Bharat Ratna for Dhyan Chand

    Rajya Sabha members demand Bharat Ratna for Dhyan Chand

    Hockey | May 05, 2016 13:37 IST

    New Delhi:Rajya Sabha members across party lines today demanded that hockey wizard Major Dhyan Chand be conferred with Bharat Ratna, the country's highest civilian honour. During Zero Hour, Chandrapal Singh Yadav (SP) raised the issue

  • india name 24 member team for japan series

    India name 24-member team for Japan series

    Hockey | April 30, 2015 16:17 IST

    New Delhi: India today announced a 24-strong team for the men's hockey series against Japan in Bhubaneswar from May 3 to 9.The Preparatory Camp for the series, which started on April 22 at the Major

  • south korea are tough opponents says sreejesh

    South Korea are tough opponents, says Sreejesh

    Hockey | March 31, 2015 20:00 IST

    New Delhi: Indian hockey team vice-captain P.R. Sreejesh on Tuesday said their first opponent in the forthcoming 24th Sultan Azlan Shah Cup South Korea will be a hard nut to crack even if they have

  • honour dhyan chand with bharat ratna mps ask govt

    Honour Dhyan Chand with 'Bharat Ratna': MPs ask Govt

    Hockey | March 17, 2015 14:17 IST

      New Delhi: Demands for conferring the nation's highest civilian honour Bharat Ratna on hockey legend Dhyan Chand and BSP founder Kanshi Ram were today raised in the Rajya Sabha.     Raising the issue during Zero

  • modi congratulates indian women s hockey team

    Modi congratulates Indian women's hockey team

    India | March 16, 2015 12:05 IST

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday congratulated the Indian women's hockey on winning the Hockey World League (HWL) Round 2 championship."Congratulations to the women's hockey team. The entire nation is proud of them,"

  • dhyan chand should have got bharat ratna first milkha

    Dhyan Chand should have got Bharat Ratna first: Milkha

    Other Sports | January 11, 2015 16:58 IST

    New Delhi: Legendary athlete Milkha Singh today said hockey wizard Dhyan Chand should have been the first sportspersons to be conferred with the country's highest civilian award, Bharat Ratna."Dhyan Chand should have got Bharat Ratna

  • 2015 a year filled with biopics on athletes actors and

    2015: A year filled with biopics on athletes, actors and singers (view pics)

    Bollywood | January 02, 2015 10:29 IST

    New Delhi: After giving stirring biopics on Paan Singh Tomar, Milkha Singh and Mary Kom in recent years, Bollywood is now gearing up with as many as six more biopics on athletes, actors and singers

  • dhyan chand deserves bharat ratna milkha singh

    Dhyan Chand deserves Bharat Ratna: Milkha Singh

    Other Sports | December 28, 2014 7:51 IST

    Chandigarh: While reiterating that Major Dhyan Chand should be conferred the Bharat Ratna, legendary athlete Milkha Singh conveyed his congratulations to former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee and late freedom fighter-educationist Pandit Madan Mohan Malviya

  • after mary kom now a film on dhyan chand

    After Mary Kom now a film on Dhyan Chand

    Hockey | October 07, 2014 14:49 IST

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Karan Johar has decided to bring the life of hockey legend Dhyan Chand on the big screen.The late hockey player, popularly known as 'The Wizard', won three Olympic Gold medals in 1928, 1932

  • pm modi pays tribute to hockey legend dhyan chand

    PM Modi pays tribute to hockey legend Dhyan Chand

    Hockey | August 29, 2014 16:13 IST

    New Delhi:  Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday paid tribute to hockey legend Major Dhyan Chand on his birth anniversary, which is being celebrated every year as National Sports Day."Our tributes to legendary Major Dhyan Chand

  • hockey india wishes dhyan chand on his 109th birth

    Hockey India wishes Dhyan Chand on his 109th Birth Anniversary

    Hockey | August 28, 2014 17:34 IST

    New Delhi: On the eve of the 109th birthday anniversary of Major Dhyan Chand, Hockey India on Thursday wished him and his family and thanked the legendary player for his contribution to the sport.Dhyan Chand's

  • milkha singh lauds dhyan chand s nomination for bharat ratna

    Milkha Singh lauds Dhyan Chand's nomination for Bharat Ratna

    Hockey | August 13, 2014 6:55 IST

    Chandigarh: Legendary athlete Milkha Singh on Tuesday expressed his delight at home ministry recommending the name of hockey great late Major Dhyan Chand for the Bharat Ratna, the highest civilian award in the country.Speaking from

  • home ministry recommends dhyan chand for bharat ratna

    Home ministry recommends Dhyan Chand for Bharat Ratna

    Hockey | August 12, 2014 15:06 IST

    New Delhi:  The home ministry Tuesday recommended the name of legendary hockey player late Dhyan Chand for the Bharat Ratna, the highest civilian award in the country.Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju informed

  • zeeshan gurmail thakkar nominated for dhyan chand award

    Zeeshan, Gurmail, Thakkar nominated for Dhyan Chand Award

    Other Sports | August 11, 2014 23:00 IST

    New Delhi: Davis Cup coach Zeeshan Ali, Olmypic hockey gold medallist Gurmail Singh and 1951 Asian Games diving champion K.P Thakkar were Monday nominated for the Dhyan Chand Award, India's highest sporting award for life

  • not sachin tendulkar dhyanchand was the first choice for

    Not Sachin Tendulkar, Dhyanchand was the first choice for Bharat Ratna

    Cricket | July 30, 2014 9:58 IST

    New Delhi: Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar was not the first choice for the highest civilian award Bharat Ratna with which he was honored this year. Major Dhyanchand, another sports legend who mesmerized hockey fans all

  • fans to rally for bharat ratna for dhyan chand

    Fans to rally for Bharat Ratna for Dhyan Chand

    Hockey | January 06, 2014 19:26 IST

    New Delhi: New Delhi-based non-governmental organisation (NGO) Hockey Citizen Group (HCG) will hold a public rally here Wednesday to urge the government to award India's highest civilian honour - the Bharat Ratna - to legendary

  • give bharat ratna to dhyan chand madan lal

    Give Bharat Ratna to Dhyan Chand: Madan Lal

    Cricket | November 24, 2013 16:00 IST

    Agra: Former India cricketer Madan Lal feels it is an opportune time to award the nation's highest civilian honour  the Bharat Ratna  to hockey legend Dhyan Chand.The government announced last week that batting great Sachin

  • bharat ratna first for dhyan chand then for sachin milkha

    Bharat Ratna first for Dhyan Chand then for Sachin: Milkha

    Cricket | November 23, 2013 17:41 IST

    Noida: India's athletics icon Milkha Singh feels that hockey legend Major Dhyan Chand Should have been given Bharat Ratna before Sachin Tendulkar though he is happy that the doors have been opened for sportspersons to

  • bestow bharat ratna on major dhyan chand hockey india chief

    Bestow Bharat Ratna on Major Dhyan Chand : Hockey India chief

    Hockey | November 19, 2013 22:41 IST

    Bhubaneswar: Demand for honouring Dhyan Chand with Bharat Ratna got louder today with Hockey India League asking the government to confer the country's highest civilian award to the hockey wizard."We welcome the Bharat Ratna for

  • sachin deserved bharat ratna but what about other legendary

    Sachin deserved Bharat Ratna, but what about other legendary sportspersons?

    Cricket | November 19, 2013 17:45 IST

    New Delhi: In a country where emotions rule over logics, if today one dares to questions the greatness of legend cricketer Sachin Tendulkar, who will be conferred with Bharat Ratna, the highest civilian  award, in

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