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Destiny Goals Hockey Icon Balbir Singh Sr at 95

(Chandigarh,)Hockey Icon Balbir Singh Sr Dies at 95
Three-time Olympic gold medal-winning hockey legend Balbir Singh Sr died on Monday after battling multiple health issues for over two weeks.
The iconic player was 95 and is survived by his daughter Sushbir and three sons Kanwalbir, Karanbir, Gurbir.
Balbir Sr was in a semi-comatose state since May 18 and had developed a blood clot in his brain after being first admitted to the hospital for bronchial pneumonia with high fever.
One of the country’s greatest athletes, Balbir Sr was the only Indian among 16 legends chosen by the International Olympic Committee across modern Olympic history.
His world record for most goals scored by an individual in the men’s hockey final of the Olympics still remains unbeaten.

लॉकडाउन से त्रस्त खेल सामग्री उत्पादकों को सरकार से उपयोगी नीति की आस

(मेरठ,यूपी) लॉकडाउन से त्रस्त खेल सामग्री उत्पादकों को सरकार से उपयोगी नीति की आस देश की अर्थव्यवस्था में महत्वपूर्ण योगदान दें रहे #स्पोर्ट्सउद्योग #लॉकडाउन में
किसी यौजना को तरस रहे है
जालंधर के पश्चात मेरठ स्पोर्ट्स गुड्स मैन्युफैक्चरिंग का केंद्र है।यहां लगभग 3000 छोटी बड़ी इकाइयां हैं जिनमे 60000 से अधिक ध्याड़ी मजदूर रोजगार पाते हैं।लगे हैं लेकिन किसी भी सरकारी योजना के अभाव में 1000 करोड़ ₹ वार्षिक का यह उद्योग लाचार है ।मजदूर लाचार हैं ।उद्यमी बेज़ार है । हेल्थ स्पोर्ट्स को थोड़ी राहत जरूर है मगर मेरठ से अधिकांश निर्यात ठप्प है ।#कोरोना के चलते शिक्षण संस्थान बन्द है।खेल आयोजन नही हो रहे । आर्डर कैंसिल हो रहे हैं जिसके फलस्वरूप निम्नवर्गीय मजदूर तबका निराश है।सरकार का दावा है के भूखों को उनके घर पर भोजन उपलब्ध कराया जा रहा है लेकिन समाज के इस बड़े वर्ग को स्वावलम्बी बनाने के लिए भीख नही रोजगार चाहिए सो सरकार से यथाशीघ्र एक उपयोगी नीति की आस है

Aurangabad BJP Rattles Over Shifting of Sports Uni to Pune

(Aurangabad)Aurangabad BJP Rattles Over Shifting of Sports University to Pune
The previous Devendra Fadnavis-led state government proposed a dedicated sports university in Karodi area on the outskirts of Aurangabad city in Marathwada region.
Now BJP MLA Atul Save has claimed that the Maharashtra government has decided to shift the proposed sports university from Aurangabad to Pune, and warned of a protest if the decision is not revoked.
Land acquisition for it has also been completed and 130 acre land has been handed over to the agencies concerned, Save told reporters on Wednesday.
Hockey Maharashtra vice president Pankaj Bharsakhle said shifting this proposed university out of Aurangabad will hamper the growth of Marathwada in the field of sports.
The land and initial funds for the project have already been allotted by the previous government

Hola Mohalla Begins at Punjab’s Anandpur Sahib

(Rupnagar,Pb) Three-day Hola Mohalla begins at Punjab’s Anandpur Sahib
The three-day Hola Mohalla began with religious fervour at Punjab’s Anandpur Sahib
Thousands of Sikh devotees from India and abroad reached Anandpur Sahib to pay obeisance at the Gurdwara Kesgarh Sahib and took a dip in the holy sarovar.
As per Civil Surgeon Dr H N Sharma , 14 medical centres have been set up to keep tabs on people suffering from cough and cold.
On Saturday, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh had suggested that the festival could be celebrated by paying obeisance in various gurdwaras in small numbers, instead of congregating in large numbers at one place.
It was advisable, Amarinder had said, to avoid taking unnecessary risks, while retaining the traditional spirit of the Hola Mohalla, for which the state government has already made extensive medical arrangements.
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Punjab Govt Opens 354 Posts of IT Officers under e Governance

(Chd,Pb)Punjab Govt Opens 354 Posts of IT Officers under e Governance
Punjab’s Governance Reforms Department has created a state level IT Cadre, with 354 posts of IT Officers to execute various projects such as Digital India under the national e-governance program.
The various posts for which the candidates can apply include Senior System Manager (SSM), System Manager (SM), Assistant Manager (AM) and Technical Assistant (TA). Candidates can visit following link order to check the eligibility criteria and apply for the posts on or before February 21, 2020.
As per ,Additional Chief Secretary, Governance Reforms, Vini Mahajan said that the initiative would go a long way in making Punjab a digitally empowered, knowledge-economy instead of the conventional way of doing business. She further said the IT Cadre would provide impetus to implement enterprise architecture in all Government departments and functionaries in order to facilitate interoperability, besides avoiding duplicity of efforts and wastage of time.
The IT Cadre manpower, Vini Mahajan said, will be made available in all the government departments and help them seamlessly share information with each other on a unified platform being developed by the State Government.

WashingtonPost Placed Its Twitterati Reporter on Admin Leave

(Washington) WashingtonPost Placed Its Twitterati Political Reporter on Administrative Leave
Felicia Sonmez tweeted a link to a story about rape allegations against NBA superstar Kobe Bryant, who was killed a helicopter crash
Dozens of journalists at the newspaper criticized the decision.
Journos protested Somnez’s suspension. They also noted that Somnez had received an onslaught of violent messages and has gotten insufficient guidance from the Post on how to protect herself.
Somnez’s controversial tweet linked to a 2016 Daily Beast story titled Kobe Bryant’s Disturbing Rape Case: The DNA Evidence, the Accuser’s Story, and the Half-Confession.
Bryant was accused in 2003 of raping a 19-year-old employee at a Colorado resort. He said the two had consensual sex, and prosecutors later dropped the sexual assault charge at the request of the accuser. The woman filed a civil suit against Bryant that was settled out of court.

Punjab State Youth Festival-2019 Postponed

(Chd,Pb)Punjab State Youth Festival-2019 Postponed
“Punjab State Youth Festival-2019” which was announced to be organized by the Department of Sports & Youth Services, Government of Punjab at the campus of Chandigarh University, Gharuan on 23rd – 24th December 2019, has been postponed due to administrative reasons.
This festival would beheld in the last week of January, 2020 and the new dates would be declared later on.

Cricketer PK Thrashed a Child &Couple in RoadRage

(Meerut,UP)Cricketer PK Thrashed a Child &Couple in Avoidable RoadRage
A factory owner has alleged assault by former Indian cricketer Praveen Kumar
The incident allegedly took place in Multan Nagar around 3 pm on Saturday when factory owner Deepak Sharma was bringing down his six-year-old son from a school bus
Transport Nagar police station incharge Dinesh Chandra has not registered case against the cricketer as investigation into the complaint was on.
Deepak, who runs a sculpture factory, told police that the former cricketer was in his car when he was bringing down his son from the bus due to which the road was blocked, resulting in an argument between them.
Deepak alleged that Kumar assaulted him and pushed his son.
He alleged that the ex-cricketer also entered into a scuffle with his father Jitendra Sharma.
The factory owner and his son allegedly suffered injuries in the incident.

13 Members Expert Committee Formed to Review Sports Code

(New Delhi) 13 Members Exepert Committee Formed to Review Sports Code
Olympic bronze-medallist shooter Gagan Narang,
former football captain Bhaichung Bhutia and
national badminton coach Pulella Gopichand
have been named in a 13-member expert committee formed by the Sports Ministry to review the controversial Draft National Sports Code 2017
Besides the trio, the committee will also have World Championships bronze-medallist long jumper Anju Bobby George. The expert committee will be headed by Supreme Court judge Justice (Retd) Mukundakam Sharma as its chairman.
The panel will also feature a representative from the Indian Olympic Association (IOA), which has rejected the document in current form as it seeks to put an age and tenure cap on sports administrators.

Kohli Fastest to 5K Test Runs as Captain

(Kolkata)Kohli fastest to 5000 Test runs as captain
Virat Kohli on Friday became the fastest to 5000 runs as captain, completing the feat in 86 innings during day one of the Day/Night Test between India and Bangladesh
As captain, Kohli was also the quickest to 4000 Tests runs (65 innings). He is the sixth captain to reach the 5000-run mark.
Australian great Ricky Ponting had taken 97 innings to complete 5000 runs as captain, ahead of West Indian legend Clive Lloyd (106 innings),
South African Graeme Smith (110),
Australian Allan Border (116) and
New Zealand’s Stephen Fleming (130.