Achievements

Jana Sena Chief Pawan Kalyan gets IEBF excellence award for social & community services

Jana Sena Pary Chief Pawan Kalyan has received the prestigious Indo European Business Forum (IEBF) Excellence Award for his remarkable work in the field of social and Community services. The award was presented during the Global Business Meet-2017 at House of Lords...

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Famous Child Care activist Gopinath R. selected for Prof. Yashwantrao Kelkar Youth Award 2017

The Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) which is the largest student organization has selected Gopinath R. for Prof. Yashwantrao Kelkar Yuva Puraskar 2017. Gopinath R. is a known child care activist from Bengaluru and has been taking care of at least 400 deprived children...

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Indian Peacekeepers awarded UN medal for dedicated service in South Sudan

Indian peacekeepers in South Sudan have been putting the high effort in the conflict-torn region of South Sudan. Their dedication for peace has been awarded by United Nations. More than 1000 Indian peacekeepers have been awarded the United Nations medal for their dedicated service and sacrifice. In October also, fifty Indian peacekeepers who were stationed in South Sudan had been awarded the UN Medal for their professionalism...

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Walking down the street of music, Chennai reaches UNESCO Creative Cities Network

The rich musical culture of India has always been adored by music lovers across the globe. From classical music to pop Bollywood or regional music, folk music, India music is a rich heritage of the country. The South Indian city Chennai has gifted many talented musicians, innovative musical genres and especially its contribution to Kannadi Classical is unquestionable. As a recognition of its contribution, the city has been designated have been designated as UNESCO Creative Cities. After Jaipur and ..

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Mumbai bags maximum number of UNESCO Heritage Awards

Mumbai is known for many things, for its street food, Fashion Street, marine drive, Queen’s necklace, Asiatic Library etc. It’s a cherishing moment for all Mumbaikars as Mumbai bagged maximum UNESCO Heritage Awards this year. Congratulations!..

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India prepares for second lunar expedition in quarter 2018

After the successful launch of Chandrayaan – I , Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) is planning for second lunar expedition in early 2018. The aim of this mission is to study the present situation of the moon. ..

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Chandrababu Naidu receives Golden Peacock Award for good governance

Appreciating the development policies adopted by the state of Andhra Pradesh, the Institute of Directors for Leadership in Transferring Governance has conferred the prestigious Golden Peacock Award to Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu for providing excellent public services...

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Recognition of great initiative: Bastar Police wins global IACP award for Community Policing

Making conflict-torn Bastar proud, Bastar Superintendent of Police has won the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) 2017 International award in the “Homeland Security”. He has been awarded for his campaign “AMCHO BASTAR – AMCHO POLICE”. He is the only Indian Police Service officer to win the award twice in a row...

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Utilising its skilled human resources Kerala aims to set up electronics manufacturing hub

Kerala aims to set up electronics manufacturing hub by utilizing its skilled human resources. Kerala is planning to roll out a set of policies to create a conducive ecosystem for the growth of electronic hardware sector. Several policies have been introduced for setting up hardware parks and funding for EMCs...

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Navika Sagar Parikrama – INSV Tarini enters Fremantle in Australia

Navika Sagar Parikrama, the first-ever Indian circumnavigation of the globe by an all-women crew flagged off by Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman from Goa on September 10, 2017 has reached Freemantle in Australia on Monday...

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President bats for Vipassana as effective technique to purify body and mind

Addressing a gathering after the inauguration of Vipassana Meditation Centre at the Dragon Palace Temple in Kamptee near Nagpur on Friday, President Ram Nath Kovind said that Vipassana is a meditation technique propounded by Lord Buddha which helps us connect with our inner selves...

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Baahubali S.S. Rajamouli to receive prestigious Akkineni Nageswara Rao award

Legendary Director S.S. Rajamouli who helmed the Prabhas starrer magnum opus Baahubali series has been selected for the prestigious Akkineni Nageswara Rao national award for 2017. The veteran actor Akkineni Nagarjuna took to twitter and made a formal announcement...

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Proud! Ahmedabad officially gets certificate of inscription as #WorldHeritageCity from UNESCO

Proud for each and every Indian as the largest city and former capital of Gujarat, Ahmedabad has officially got its certificate of inscription as World Heritage City from United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO)...

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President Kovind gives away National Sports & Adventure Awards on National Sports Day

Appreciating the contribution of young talent in the field of Sports, President Ram Nath Kovind today presented the prestigious National Sports & Adventure Awards commemorating the National Sports Day. In a ceremony held at Rashtrapati Bhawan, President Kovind gave away the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award to Sardar Singh and Devendra Jhajharia for Hockey and Para-Athletics respectively...

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Biking Queens group calls on Prime Minister Narendra Modi

After traversing 10,000 km through 13 States and Union territories, a group of 50 enthusiastic women bikers today met Prime Minister Narendra Modi. PM Modi also appreciated the group's effort for women empowerment and wished them for their future...

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Wow! PM Narendra Modi and Priyanka Chopra feature in LinkedIn Power Profiles List of 2017

Wow! Prime Minister Modi and Bollywood Actress Priyanka Chopra topped to settle amongst the most viewed LinkedIn profiles of professionals in India. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Actress Priyanka Chopra have found a spot in the LinkedIn Power Profiles List of 2017. ..

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Congratulations to the Best Administrator of India- Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik

Congratulations to the Best Administrator of India- Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik. Leaving behind the Chief Ministers of five states for the ‘Outlook Speakout’ Awards, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik received the Best Administrator award from former President Pranab Mukherjee at the Outlook Speakout award function in New Delhi on Friday...

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Rising India: Surpassing USA and China, India ranks 5th as major positive influencer in the world

The 21st Century has witnessed every side of India and so did us! The developing, culturally diverse, unified also broken, shaken, but emerging more strengthened and mightier in the aspects of infrastructure, economic progress, ecology etc. India ranks 5th in influencing the world as a global leader...

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AXL Hazarika becomes the first Indian to rank in SoundCloud Global Top 10 Trance Music Chart

Seldom people fall in lines who love ‘Trance’ music! Trance is a form of electronic music which is on the top charts of the playlists abroad. Good News is one of the Indian music composer Axl Hazarika hailing from Assam becomes the only Indian to rank in SoundCloud Global Top 10 Trance Music Chart...

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Ministry of Textiles sets up institutional mechanisms to bring out the growth in production and employment

Ministry of Textiles has set up institutional mechanisms to bring creative and mutual solutions for the textile industry to achieve its full potential in production, exports and employment. To carry forwards several suggestions and recommendations coming from many deliberations, Ministry of Textiles has set up institutional mechanisms...

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Youngest female commander of Boeing, Anny Divya encourages women to pursue their dreams

When everyday news coverage floods with stories of violence on women, the stories of them who can be an idol for every Indian girl never get enough coverage. The list of successful women who are making us proud is increasing in size every day. Whereas the physical ability of women is always questioned, Indian pilot Anny Divya has proved the strength of a woman by captaining a Boeing 777. She gained the title of commander at the age of 30 only. Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi has ..

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From Sachin to Virat, Cricket Legends laud Mithali Raj for becoming 1st woman to score 6000 runs in ODIs

Who is your favourite Indian male cricketer? And she said: Would you ask a man that? Such a knock she gave at a perfect timing. Becomes 1st batswoman to score 6000 runs in One-Day International: who is none other than Indian Skipper Mithali Raj. The whole world is enthused by Mithali Raj who has given –the moment of pride for the Indian Cricket...

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Proud! alone India managed to put five built heritage sites on world heritage list of UNESCO

Today, the whole world admires India for its massive growth in the economy, technology, leadership etc but the country is well known for its iconic history and culture. Therefore, in the past 3 years alone, India has managed to put five built heritage sites on the world heritage list of UNESCO...

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Indian Navy’s Muhammed Anas achieves Gold in 22nd Asian Athletics Championships

Indian Navy had a great achievement in sports after 42yrs as Muhammed Anas wins Gold in men's 400m run on the third and penultimate day at the 22nd Asian Athletics Championships on Saturday. Arokia Rajiv and Jisna Mathew won the silver and bronze respectively as well...

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Hurrah! UNESCO declares Ahmedabad as World Heritage City

Proud for each and every Indian as the largest city and former capital of Gujarat, Ahmedabad has been declared as a World Heritage City at the 41st session of United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (Unesco) world heritage committee being held at Krakow in Poland on Saturday...

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Indian National Team going through a golden period of football

Vijay Goel..

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Proud Moment! Indian boy spins basketball on toothbrush, enters Guinness World Records

Indians are stepping forward by making their place in the list of Guinness book of world record. Yes, it is a pride honour for Nation that an Indian boy Sandeep Singh made a world record with unusual but extremely impressive basketball skills. India has just spun into the record books as a 25-year-old Sandeep Singh from Punjab achieved the Guinness World Records title for ‘Longest duration spinning a basketball on a toothbrush’...

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With 50 lakh people practicing Yoga, Chhattisgarh enters in ‘Golden Book of World Records’

Today the nation celebrates the third International Yoga Day, with this year's theme being 'Yoga for Harmony and Peace'. On the occasion, Chhattisgarh state has set a unique world record today, under the leadership of Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh. Nearly 50 lakh people in all the districts of state practiced yoga at the same time, setting a unique record which has been included in Golden Book of World Record...

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States with Effective Initiatives in Rural Development was honored with 144 awards

To showcase achievements under different programmes, the Ministry of Rural Development organized an Award function on Monday. States, Institutions and Government Functionaries, who have done commendable work under different schemes, were honored with 144 awards...

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Proud! 11 Himachali students set world record in performing yoga asanas for long duration

Yoga which is India’s immense gift to humanity. The whole world now recognizes and understands the importance of Yoga as it benefits us most. Just two days remaining for the International Yoga Day, but in the meanwhile, eleven students of Himachal Pradesh have made records by practicing yoga 'asanas' for a long duration to enter the Golden Book of World Records on Sunday...

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Media is completely free to write and express their views: Venkaiah Naidu

All India Radio first embarked its unstoppable journey in the year of 1930 and since then, it’s the world’s largest public service radio broadcaster. AIR, through its external broadcast in 15 foreign and 12 Indian languages, served as India’s authentic voice to the outside world and projected India’s viewpoint on contemporary issues in the right perspective in the face of propaganda by forces inimical to country’s interest. At Akashvani Annual Awards, I&B Minister Venkaiah Naidu spoke about All India ..

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Congratulations! India tops to become the Global Innovation Centre in Central and Southern Asia

Congratulations to India as India’s position in the 2017 Global Innovation Index has successfully crawled up 6 ranks from from last year to 60. India has proven itself to be the rising innovation centre of Asia by taking the top spot in central and southern Asia...

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Par excellence! Neeru Chadha, 1st Indian Woman Judge of UN law board

Gender never can come to the way of success. From Science to Literature, Politics to education Indian women are breaking the barriers in every field. Recently Anshu Jampsenpa, the mountaineer made us proud with an amazing record. Now International Law expert Dr. Neeru Chadha has again made the nation proud by acquiring a crucial place in UN judicial body. As the first Indian woman, she won the election to seat in the position of a judge at UN tribunal...

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Kohli surpasses De Villers, David Warner to reclaim top position in ICC ODI rankings for batsmen

Indian skipper Virat Kohli on Tuesday reclaimed the first position after surpassing AB de Villiers and David Warner in the latest ICC ODI rankings for batsmen. Kohli’s unbeaten knock of 81 and 76 against Pakistan and South Africa in the ongoing Champions Trophy helped him to overtake Warner and de Villers, who had climbed to No.1 in March this year...

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Forbes describes Virat Kohli as ‘Indian cricket phenom’; sole Indian in list Of Highest Paid Athletes

Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli is only a sportsperson from the country who has got the place in world's 100 highest paid athletes in the latest Forbes list which was released on Wednesday...

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Overcoming difficulties, Andhra team succeeded in climbing Mt Everest

This is for the first time when the Indian team has decided Climb Mountain in North, especially when it is very difficult to climb in such a season. A team from Andhra Pradesh successfully climbed the Mount Everest...

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Indian Navy`s Mountaineers team successfully unfurled National Flag at Mt Everest peak

The Indian Naval Mountaineering team comprising eleven summiteers have successfully unfurled National flag and Naval Ensign atop highest point on earth and thereby achieving this remarkable feat under challenging conditions...

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President fetes Prof Rakesh Sinha with Pt Deendayal Upadhyaya Award

Prof. Rakesh Sinha, noted thinker, authentic RSS commentator, erudite scholar, writer and director of India Policy Foundation (IPF) was honoured with coveted Pt Deendayal Upadhyaya Award at the hands of President of India...

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#WomenPower: Nandini K.R. topped 2016 UPSC; third time women topped in UPSC

Has this year’s results are out on Wednesday, Nandini K. R. topped the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) civil services examination, 2016. Expressing her happiness over the achievement said she had worked hard to accomplish this result...

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ICC rankings: Kohli only Indian in top 10 of ICC ODI rankings; remains at 3rd position

Indian skipper Virat Kohli, the run machine managed to hold his third position to be the best-placed Indian batsman in the latest ICC ODI rankings issued in Dubai. South Africa's AB de Villiers is leading the lot with 874 rating points, while the Australian David Warner is right behind with 871 points...

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President lauds Modi's communication skills, compares him with Nehru, Indira

President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday compared Prime Minister Narendra Modi to former Prime Ministers Jawaharlal Nehru and Indira Gandhi in his ability to communicate and carry the country with him...

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82 lakh made digitally literate under Digital India initiative: Minister

Union Information Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad Tuesday said that 82 lakh people have been made digitally literate under the Digital India initiative...

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Power sector flourishes in India, jumps to 26th spot from 99th in ‘World Bank’s Power List’

Power sector in India has changed the face of earlier handicapped issue of carrying across a kerosene lamp around villages. Today, traces of rural electrification can be seen everywhere. It’s been said by the Power Minister Piyush Goyal that by 2018, all Indian citizens will have the access to affordable and quality power in the country. With all the developments keeping in mind, India has also climbed up to 26th position from 99th spot in 2014 in World Bank’s electricity accessibility ranking...

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Proud! Indian women pacer Jhulan Goswami becomes leading wicket-taker in ODIs

Indian cricket in past two decades have remained on top of the world. However, not only men but also women team have made the whole country proud by their comprehensive performance. Notably, Indian women's team fast bowler Jhulan Goswami who is a backbone in bowling department of a team on Tuesday became the highest wicket-taker in a history of ODIs...

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Congratulations! CM Devendra Fadnavis bags ‘Technology Transformation’ Award

On Tuesday Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis was awarded by the software giant Oracle Corporation to appreciate his leadership in ‘Technology Transformation’ for his vision towards digital transformation of the state...

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Chandrababu Naidu selected for ‘Transformative Chief Minister Award’ by US-India Business Council

In recognition for the role in advancing the US-India partnership at the state level, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu has been selected for the ‘Transformative Chief Minister Award’...

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Sindhu grabs career best second position in WBF rankings

India’s star badminton player and Rio Olympics Silver medallist PV Sindhu have earned her career best world ranking after grabbing the second position by earning 75759 points in the latest Badminton World Federation (BWF) rankings released on Thursday...

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Chennai’s freestylers’ duo made to the Guinness world records for eye-to-eye rolls with football

Freestyle footballers Pradeep Ramesh and Raghul Raja made to the Guinness world records in different categories of the sport. Ramesh, 27, a resident of Thiruvanmiyur, made 284 consecutive football touches on his knees, while Raja, 21, a resident of Chromepet, made 117 eye-to-eye rolls with a football, the most anyone has managed in a minute...

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Veteran actors Saira Banu, Jackie Shroff honoured with Raj Kapoor Awards

Ranbir Raj Kapoor is the legendary film maker from the ear of 50s who is known for his eternal roles that changed the facet of Indian cinema. He was awarded with National Awards and Padma Bhushan. With his name, honour and great work is celebrated with ‘Raj Kapoor Awards’ which is given every year to the people whose works are considered as ‘life-changing’ in the world of Indian cinema...

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Philippine Prez Rodrigo Duterte wins TIME 100 Reader Poll; becomes most influential person

Controversial Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has won the Time Magazine's Most Influential Person poll after consistently leading the TIME 100 reader's poll. Notably, in an online survey, TIME Magazine asked its readers to choose who should be included in its annual list of the world's most influential people...

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Proud! Over 50 Indians named in Forbes' super achievers list from Asia; Dipa Karmakar leads

It is a matter of proud for the country as over 50 Indians including Olympic medallist Sakshi Malik, Dipa Karmakar and actress Alia Bhatt registered their name on Forbes' list of super achievers from Asia under the age of 30 who are "pushing boundaries of innovation". However, India has 53 achievers on the list, second only to China which has 76 honorees...

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ARROW, an incredible dog who does skydiving and saves endangered wildlife; bags Guinness World Record

Does anyone has seen any dog while rescuing other animals threatened by illegal hunters? Does anyone has seen any dog neutralizing armed criminals? If not, then check this out…A South African dog named ‘Arrow’ with his owner Henry Holsthyzen save animals who are being threatened by illegal hunters and also neutralizes armed criminals intent on slaughtering wildlife for valuable ivory and horns. Therefore, Arrow and Henry Holsthyzen also bagged Guinness World record for saving endangered wildlife...

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Prez Pranab Mukherjee confers Padma Vibhushan to eminent personalities

President Pranab Mukherjee conferred the Padma awards to 42 people at a ceremony held at Rashtrapati Bhavan. Eminent Singer Yesudas, spiritual leader Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev were given Padma Vibhushan award. ..

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Himachal’s food grain production rises to 16.34 lakh tons; bags Krishi Karman Award 2015-16

Himachal Pradesh has seen a huge rise in the growth of agricultural products within the time period of this five years as total food grains production have increased from 14.94 lakh tons to 16.34 lakh tons. Therefore, Himachal won the Krishi Karman Award 2015-16. This is for the second consecutive time that Himachal is conferred with this award...

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President honored 27 Geo-scientists with National Geo-science Awards 2016

National Geo-science Awards – 2016 was held at Rashtrapati Bhavan on Wednesday. In this ceremony, 27 bright Geo-Scientists were awarded. This ceremony is held to honor the individual and teams of scientist from the field of Geo-science. The ceremony was presented by the President of India Pranab Mukherjee...

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Bravo! Haldia port bags first rank to become India’s cleanest port

Haldia port have achieved the first rank on sanitation parameters, based on the efforts undertaken by them to counter waste generating sources with respect to port operation, office area, township area and the response to incoming ships. Vizag port bagged the second rank in the same category...

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Malala Yousafzai becomes youngest-ever ‘UN Messenger of Peace’ to promote girls education

Nobel Peace Prize laureate and children’s rights activist Malala Yousafzai designated as UN's highest honor, UN messenger of peace on Monday. UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said that she 'has shown an unwavering commitment to the rights of women, girls and all people. “You have been to the most difficult places visited several refugee camps. Your foundation has schools in Lebanon, in the Beka’a Valley. You are a symbol of perhaps the most important thing in the world, education for all,” said ..

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Gaurvi Singhvi, who made astonishing record of crossing Worli sea-link to Gateway pledges to perform better

India’s youngest and star swimmer Gaurvi Singhvi who became first to cross from Worli sea-link to Gateway of India was felicitated by Rajasthan Forum on her remarkable achievement at Hotel ITC Rajputana on Thursday...

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Prez Pranab Mukherjee presented Padma Awards to honor the prestigious figures of India

Captain of Indian cricket team Virat Kohli overwhelmingly tweeted ‘God has been kind’ after receiving Padma Shri Award from the President Pranab Mukherjee at a ceremony in Rashtrapati Bhavan on Thursday...

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First woman field officer of BSF inducted

Tanushree Pareek, a 25 year old resident of Bikaner, Rajasthan has created history by becoming the first female field officer of the Border Security Force on Saturday. She was inducted into the force by Union Home Minister, Rajnath Singh, after a convocation ceremony conducted in the BSF academy at Tekanpur in Madhya Pradesh's Gwalior district...

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Lifetime Achievement Award to photographer Raghu Rai

Veteran photographer Raghu Rai was on Wednesday conferred with Lifetime Achievement Award at the 6th National Photography Awards. The event was graced by Union ministers M. Venkaiah Naidu and Rajyavardhan Rathore. Naidu took to twitter in congratulating the winners...

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Air India sets world record by flying around the world with all-women crew

Air India has made a world record by flying around the world with an all-woman crew ahead of International Women’s Day. The Air India flight (Boeing 777) traveled from Delhi to San Francisco and everyone involved was female - from the captain to the ground crew and check-in staff...

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Oscar 2017 at a glance

The 89th Academy Awards happening at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles has a lot in its store to excite fans all over the world. Hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, the Oscars are underway, handing out golden statuettesamid political jibes and commentaries...

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Bravo! Sudarsan Pattnaik creates Guinness World Record by creating 48.8 feet tall sand castle

Renowned Sand artist Sudarshan Patnaik on Friday created Guinness World Records for building the world's tallest sandcastle. The sculptor has built the 48.08ft structure on Puri beach. The record-breaking sculpture was built with a message of world peace and featured sculptures of Mahatma Gandhi, Gautama Buddha and Nelson Mandela. Patnaik achieved the rare feat in four days. He also broke the previous record of a 45.10ft sandcastle that was built by Ted Siebert of USA on behalf of Turkish Airlines ..

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Miss Universe 2017 title goes to Miss France Iris Mittenaere

Who is the Miss Universe 2017? It’s Miss France Iris Mittenaere who took the shining crown of 65th Miss Universe 2017. Every young girl dreams to be a ‘princess’ in her life. Iris Mittenaere has lived upto every girls dream to become 65th Miss Universe from France after decades as the last time Miss Universe crown was won in France in 1953...

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Sharad Pawar, M M Joshi, Yesudas figure in Padma Vibhushan list, Nivedita Bhide gets Padma Shri

Noted singer K J Yesudas, politicians Sharad Pawar and Dr Murli Manohar Joshi, scientist Prof U R Rao, and former MP Chief Minister late Sunder Lal Patwa and former Lok Sabha Speaker late P A Sangma are the recipients of Padma Vibhushan, the highest civilian award...

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RSS Chief pitches for strengthening virtuous people for a strong nation

Dr Mohanrao Bhagwat Honoured outstanding personalities from various fields of national life with “Maitree Puraskar 2016”..

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Foreign Policy magazine hails EAM Sushma Swaraj for twitter diplomacy

Recognizing the novel initiative of Diaspora engagement of External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj through twitter platform Foreign Policy magazine has complimented Swaraj for fashioning a novel brand of Twitter diplomacy...

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UAE-based Indian girl, Kehkashan Basu wins International Children’s Peace Prize

A 16-year-old Indian environmental activist based in the UAE has won this year’s prestigious International Children’s Peace Prize for her fight for climate justice and combating environmental degradation. Kehkashan Basu was presented the award by Bangladesh’s Nobel peace laureate Mohammad Yunus at a glittering ceremony in The Hague...

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President presents 'distinguished Indologist’ award to Chinese professor Yu Long Yu  

President Pranab Mukherjee presented the second ICCR ‘Distinguished Indologist’ award to Prof. Yu Long Yu of the People’s Republic of China on Friday at a function held at Rashtrapati Bhavan. Among the dignitaries present on the occasion were M.J. Akbar, Minister of State for External Affairs and Prof. Lokesh Chandra, President, ICCR.Speaking on the occasion, the President said in every aspect, India represents a balance between tradition and modernity. We find our history and heritage reflected in ..

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‘World’s oldest living human’ Emma Morano turns 117th

Emma Morano, confirmed as world’s oldest living person by Guinness World Records (GWR) in May, turned 117 in northwest Italy on 29th November, 2016. Morano celebrated her 117th birthday in her flat which she has been living in since a long time. The mayor of Verbania along with her fellow citizens was among the guests who affectionately greeted her on her special day. Italian President Sergio Mattarella congratulated her in a letter saying, "I am particularly happy to express my congratulations ..

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Sundar Gurjar rose up like Phoenix bagging Gold at World Para Athletics Championships

The eighth edition of the World Para Athletics Championships in London gifted India news of success on the very first day. On the opening night of World Para Athletics athlete, Sundar Gurjar bagged the gold medal in the javelin throw. The athlete rose like a phoenix as he was was not allowed to compete at Rio as he turned up late for his event. In the F46 category, Sundar recorded his personal best effort of 60.36m...

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