Bookmark Kaumudi Online  Bookmark this site  Editor@Kaumudi  |  Marketing  Print Advt rates  |  Calendar 2012        Go!    
 
 
October 23, Monday 2017 2:38 AM       

       HEADLINES: Sangh Parivar will divide India using Taj Mahal as weapon: Thomas Isaac                                              Notice sent to Dileep seeking explanation on security agency                                              Lake encroachment: Collector’s report is against Thomas Chandy                                              Expel Thomas Chandy from cabinet, says Chennithala                                              I’ve not seen the report, says Revenue Minister                                              Zakir Naik to be chargesheeted by NIA                                              Opp. parties have no 'authority' to question EC: Modi                                              Modi Govt. is 'a government of excuses': Congress                                              Rajini says 'Mersal' has addressed important issue                                              Anti-terror squad kills eight suspects in Karachi                                              Zardari accuses Sharif brothers of planning his murder twice                                              Swaraj meets B'desh PM discusses Rohingya crisis                                              Third gold for Anumol                                              School sports meet: Thangjam Singh strikes triple                                              Kohli smashes 31st ODI ton, surpasses Ponting's record                                              Srikanth blows away Lee to win Denmark Open                                              Kaumudi Facebook
       SPORTS Next Article: Rahul's 52 guides India to 101-1 at lunch on day one  
       Jhajharia, Sardar recommended for Khel Ratna
 
         Posted on :14:07:59 Aug 3, 2017
   
A A
       Last edited on:18:47:27 Aug 3, 2017
         Tags: Jhajharia, Sardar recommended for Khel Ratna
 

NEW DELHI: Two-time Paralympic gold-medallist Devendra Jhajharia today became the first paralympian to be recommended for the country’s highest sporting honour — the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award — along with former hockey captain Sardar Singh.

The 36-year-old Jhajharia, who is the first Indian to win two Paralympic gold medals, was the first choice of the awards selection committee headed by Justice (Retd) C K Thakkar.

Jhajharia had won his medals in the javelin throw event.

The committee has picked 31-year-old midfielder Sardar as its second nominee for the top honour and has suggested that both Jhajharia and Sardar be considered for the award jointly.

The final call on this would be taken by the Sports Ministry.

Besides, the awards selection committee has recommended 17 names for the Arjuna award.

The list includes cricketer men’s team Test regular Cheteshwar Pujara, women’s team World Cup star Harmanpreet Kaur, Paralympic medallists Mariyappan Thangavelu and Varun Bhati, golfer SSP Chawrasia and hockey player S V Sunil.

Kerala swimmer star Sajan Prakash, recommended by Kerala government could not find a place in the list of Arjuna award nominees.

A A
       SPORTS
Next Article: Rahul's 52 guides India to 101-1 at lunch on day one
 
 
SPORTS HEADLINES
Srikanth blows away Lee to win Denmark Open  
Kiwis stun India by six wickets in 1st ODI  
Kohli smashes 31st ODI ton, surpasses Ponting's record  
Asia Cup: India beat Malaysia to lift trophy  
School sports meet: Thangjam Singh strikes triple  
Third gold for Anumol  
Indian juggernaut up against Kiwi grit  
Denmark Open: Srikanth reaches semi-finals  
Antony, Aparna are fastest stars  
Attendance for U-17 World Cup crosses 1 million  
Denmark Open: Prannoy, Srikanth, Saina to play respective QFs  
Asia Cup: Dominant India thrash Malaysia 6-2  
Nothing is impossible for women to achieve: Kavita Devi  
PV Sindhu bows out of Denmark Open  
Ish Sodhi replaces injured Todd Astle in NZ squad  
De Villiers hits 176 as South Africa score 353/6 vs B'desh  
Katsumi hopes to win maiden I-League for East Bengal  
Brazil drub Honduras 3-0, face Germany in quarterfinals  
Kumble turns 47, cricket fraternity tweets heartfelt bday wishes  
It feels like home playing in India: Tim Weah  
India unlikely to play any 'four-day' Tests in near future  
Netherlands, PNG qualify for ICC WC Qualifier 2018  
Impressed FIFA official tells India to focus on future  
Asia Cup 2017: India thrash Pak 3-1  
France drub Honduras 5-1, face Spain in Round of 16  
 
Should Kummanam apologise to Kerala as remarked by the CM?
yes
 
no
 
no opinion
 
 
 
Home Kerala India World Business Sports Sci&Tech Education Automobile CityNews Movies Environment Letters 
© Copyright keralakaumudi Online 2011  |  Reproduction in whole or in part without written permission is prohibited.
Head Office Address: Kaumudi Buildings, Pettah P.O, Trivandrum - 695024, India.
Online queries talk to Deepu Sasidharan, + 91 98472 38959 or Email deepu[at]kaumudi.com
Customer Service -Advertisement Disclaimer Statement   |  Copyright Policy