New Delhi, Oct 6 (PTI) With just a day left for the e-auction of the prime minister's mementos to end, historical items and religious artefacts seem to have drawn more interest, while sports ...

Chandigarh, Sep 19 (PTI) Vice President of India M Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday praised the grit and determination of Indian Paralympians, saying they brought cheer and hope to the entire nation ...

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Neeraj Chopra won gold in javelin throw in the Tokyo Olympics (Photo: PTI)

  • The auction is being organised by the Ministry of Culture until October 7
  • The proceeds of the auction will contribute to the 'Namami Gange' project
  • All the equipment has been signed by the respective athletes

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Sumit Antil wins Gold in the men's javelin throw F64 with a new world record of 68.55 at Tokyo 2020 Paralympics. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • In the 2016 Rio Paralympics, India had won 4 medals
  • India ended Tokyo Paralympics with 19 medals
  • Bhavina Patel won India's first medal at the Paralympic Games

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Family members celebrate javelin thrower Devendra Jhajharia's silver medal win at the Tokyo Paralympics, in Jaipur, Monday, August 30, 2021. (Photo credit: File/PTI)

  • Javelin thrower Sumit Antil won a gold medal at the Tokyo Paralympics
  • Devendra Jhajharia, Yogesh Kathuniya and Sharad Kumar were also given a warm welcome
  • The athletes were welcomed enthusiastically by SAI officials

New Delhi, Sep 3 (PTI) Four Indian para athletes, including javelin throw gold medallist Sumit Antil, on Friday returned home to a never-seen-before boisterous welcome during which supporters ...

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India have so far won 14 medals in the history of Paralympics. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • Sumit Antil and Avani Lekhara (19) shone the brightest with their epoch-making gold medals
  • The free tickets would be available to the two athletes on both domestic and international routes
  • Sumit Antil won his gold medal in the men's javelin event

New Delhi, Aug 31 (PTI) IndiGo on Tuesday announced it will offer unlimited free tickets for one year to Avani Lekhara and Sumit Antil, who won gold medals at the Tokyo Paralympics.

Tokyo Olympics 2020 Gold medalist Neeraj Chopra during the felicitation by Union Sports Minister Anurag Thakur at the event in New Delhi, Sunday. (PTI Photo)

  • India has surpassed its best-ever performance at the Paralympics with 7 medals so far
  • India had won 4 medals at the 2016 Rio and the  1984 New York/Mandeville Paralympics
  • Avani Lekhara and Sumit Anthil have won gold medals in shooting and javelin throw events respectively

.Tokyo, Japan
Left to right: Sri Lanka's bronze medalist Dulan Kodithuwakku, India's gold medalist Sumit Antil and Australia's silver medalist Michal Burian at the 2020 Paralympics. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • Commenting on his gold medal, Sumit Antil said: "It is a dream come true"
  • Before shifting his focus to javelin, Sumit Antil was a wrestler
  • The athlete is a student of Delhi's Ramjas College