Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Punjab sports

Rana Sodhi presents Astroturf gift to hockey fans on the Birth Anniversary of Shaheed Bhagat Singh

CHANDIGARH: On the 113th Birth Anniversary of legendary revolutionary Shaheed Bhagat Singh, Punjab Sports and Youth Services Minister Rana Gurmit Singh Sodhi, on Monday, presented a gift to the hockey fans and especially youngsters of border region by announcing that a Hockey Astroturf would be laid at Shaheed Bhagat Singh Stadium at Ferozepur.

Rana Sodhi imparts sports managerial skills to IIM students

CHANDIGARH:Punjab Sports, Youth Services and NRIs affairs Minister Rana Gurmit Singh Sodhi today imparted the sports managerial skills to the newly admitted students of two year Post Graduate Diploma in Sports Management of IIM Rohtak.

Sports Minister seeks complete details of decorated and aspiring players

CHANDIGARH:The Punjab Sports Department, fulfilling the aspirations of Sports Minister Rana Gurmit Singh Sodhi of paying due honour to the state players excelled at national and international level and to meet the expenses of those players, who are preparing for the upcoming games, has issued strict 

Punjab's Arjuna, Dhyan Chand and Tenzing Norgay Award winners to be honored on September 14 : Rana Sodhi

CHANDIGARH:Congratulating all the players on the National Sports Day, Punjab Sports and Youth Services Minister Rana Gurmit Singh Sodhi today said that this day not only inspires the youth to dedicate themselves to sports but it also reminds us of the passion of great player Major Dhyan Chand towards his game of hockey.

Maharaja Bhupinder Singh Punjab Sports University to promote sports culture in Punjab: Sidhu

PATIALA:  Punjab Health and Family Welfare and Labour Minister  Mr. Balbir Singh Sidhu said that Maharaja Bhupinder Singh Punjab Sports University, set up by Capt. Amarinder Singh, Chief Minister of Punjab in Patiala, would give a major boost to sports culture by imparting education in the fields of sports science, sports technology, sports management and sports coaching in the state.

Prince Khullar appointed as Senior Vice Chairperson of Punjab Youth Development Board

CHANDIGARH:Punjab Sports and Youth Services Department today appointed Prince Khullar as Senior Vice Chairperson of Punjab Youth Development Board. He assumed the charge of his office at the presence of Chairperson Mr. Sukhwinder Singh Bindra.

Punjab Sports University invites application for PG Diploma and Degree courses

PATIALA:Maharaja Bhupindera Singh Punjab Sports University, Patiala has initiated registration for admission in four more courses including PG Diploma and Master Degree Courses.

Punjab sports university invites application for PG diploma and degree courses

CHANDIGARH:Maharaja Bhupindera Singh Punjab Sports University, Patiala has initiated registration for admission in four more courses including PG Diploma and Master Degree Courses.

Princepal Singh, a great inspiration for Punjab Youngsters: Rana Sodhi

CHANDIGARH:Punjab Sports Minister Rana Gurmit Singh Sodhi congratulated Princepal Singh for his selection in League-G of National Basketball Association (NBA), the premier men’s professional basketball league of United States of America (USA).

Sports Minister Rana Sodhi accords Rs.1.5 crores to three bronze medalists of Para Asian Games

CHANDIGARH:Recognizing the feat of 3rd Para Asian Games’ medal winners and fulfilling the commitment of state government to provide cash incentives to sports gems, Punjab Sports Minister Rana Gurmit Singh Sodhi today honoured three bronze medal winners with Rs.1.5 crore at his official residence here.

Registration for admissions in specialized undergraduate courses in Punjab Sports University from July 20

CHANDIGARH:Registration process for admissions in specialized three-year undergraduate courses in Maharaja Bhupindera Singh Punjab Sports University, Patiala will start from July 20.

Cabinet decision to create more employment opportunities for sportspersons a milestone: Rana Sodhi

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Sports Minister Rana Gurmit Singh Sodhi today expressed gratitude towards the entire Council of Ministers, especially Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh for the significant decision taken to create more employment opportunities for the sportspersons.

Punjab NRI minister Rana Sodhi to represent Punjab in Horasis India virtual summit

CHANDIGARH:During the summit, minister will suggest innovative ideas to cope with the problems amid COVID times
Development Head (Asia) formally invited Rana Sodhi through Video Conference

Punjab Sports Minister Rana Sodhi hands over appointment letters to the newly appointed District Sports Officers

CHANDIGARH:Motivated them to restore the old glory of Punjab in sports by working diligently

Hockey legend Padma Shri Balbir Singh Senior cremated with full state honours

CHANDIGARH: The mortal remains of international hockey icon and Padma Shri Balbir Singh Senior were consigned to flames on Monday with full state honours at local electric crematorium. Balbir Singh Senior’s grandson Kabir Singh lit the pyre in presence of deceased daughter Sushbir Kaur.

Achievements of Balbir Singh Senior will always remain source of guiding light for us: Rana Sodhi

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Sports Minister Rana Gurmeet Singh Sodhi expressed their deepest condolences on the demise of Balbir Singh Senior, who breathed his last on Monday morning in Mohali. The triple Olympic champion and World Cup-winning team manager had been battling for life since 8th May 2020.

Rana Sodhi and Aruna Chaudhary eulogize boxer Simranjit Kaur for historic achievement

CHANDIGARH:Simar Chakar' becomes first Punjabi boxer to qualify for the Tokyo Olympic Games-2020
Punjab Sports Minister Rana Gurmit Singh Sodhi and Social Security, Women and Child Development Minister Mrs. Aruna Chaudhary today congratulated boxer Simranjit Kaur for qualifying for Tokyo Olympic Games-2020. The only and first woman boxer from Punjab, selected in the Indian team, now will represent India at the Tokyo Olympics.

Trials for Punjab cricket team today

CHANDIGARH:Punjab Sports Department will conduct selection trials to select Punjab Cricket Team for participation in All India Civil Services Cricket Tournament at PCA Stadium sector 63, SAS Nagar on March 13, 2020.

Trials for Punjab cricket team on March 13

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Sports Department will conduct selection trials to select Punjab Cricket Team for participation in All India Civil Services Cricket Tournament at PCA Stadium sector 63, SAS Nagar on March 13, 2020.

Rana Sodhi and Aruna Chaudhary eulogize boxer Simranjit Kaur for historic achievement

Rana Sodhi terms the budget as youth-oriented

CHANDIGARH:Delivery of smart phones for youngsters expected April onwards
Announcement to fill government posts on large scale, allocation of Rs.148 crore 44365 youngsters’ training and Rs.270 crore for sports culture proving the budget is youth centric

Rana Sodhi seeks fact-finding report in gym & sports kits distribution irregularities during SAD-BJP regime

CHANDIGARH:Fact-finding report into the distribution of equipments worth Rs.30 crore to be submitted within 30 days
Sports Minister informed Vidhan Sabha that complaints regarding misappropriation were pouring in
Punjab Sports Minister Rana Gurmit Singh Sodhi today said that sports department will present fact-finding report in sport kits and gym equipments distribution irregularities in the state during the SAD-BJP regime. While answering a query in Punjab Vidhan Sabha today on the fifth day of Budget session, he announced that fact-finding report, into the irregularities of distribution of sports equipments worth Rs.30 crore to be submitted within 30 days.

Punjab will dispatch its squad for All India Athletics Championship, Selection trials on February 28

CHANDIGARH:Punjab Sports Department will conduct selection trials to select Punjab athletic team for participation in All India Civil Services Athletics Meet Championship slated from March 11 to 14, 2020 at Sports Complex, Sector-46, Chandigarh.

Punjab will dispatch its squad for All India Athletics Championship, Selection trials on February 28

CHANDIGARH:Punjab Sports Department will conduct selection trials to select Punjab athletic team for participation in All India Civil Services Athletics Meet Championship slated from March 11 to 14, 2020 at Sports Complex, Sector-46, Chandigarh.

Shooting and archery events of Birmingham commonwealth games-2022 to be held in Chandigarh: Rana Sodhi

CHANDIGARH:The events of the shooting and archery as part of the Birmingham Commonwealth Games-2022 will be held in Chandigarh, the capital of Punjab, Punjab Sports Minister Rana Gurmeet Singh Sodhi made this revelation during Zero Hour in Punjab Vidhan Sabha today.

Eye on upgrading sports infra in Punjab, Rana Sodhi visits Loughborough University

CHANDIGARH:Sports minister led delegation met VC and Associate Pro-VC of world’s best sports university
Punjab to ink MoU with Loughborough University soon for latest sports facilities and techniques

Selection trials for various games from February 12

CHANDIGARH:Players of under-14, 17 and 19 age groups can take part
Trials for swimming will be held on April 6
Every selected residential player would be given Rs.200 and Day-Scholar Rs.100 per day for Food/refreshments besides sports equipments and coaching

Justice Dhawan assumes charge as chairman NRI commission in presence of Rana Gurmeet Singh Sodhi

CHANDIGARH:MP Singh and Shivinder Singh Sidhu also took charge as members of the commission
Retired Justice Mr. Shekher Dhawan today assumed charge as Chairman of NRI Commission along with two members Mr. MP Singh and Mr. Shivinder Singh Sidhu in presence of Punjab Sports, Youth Services and NRI Affairs Minister Rana Gurmeet Singh Sodhi and other dignitaries.

2-Day 'Punjab state youth festival on january 30 and 31:Rana Sodhi

CHANDIGARH:Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh Will inaugurate the mega event on january 30
Raj Babbar will preside over The closing ceremony on january 31

Captain Amarinder Singh to inaugurate 'Punjab State Youth Fair' on January 30

CHANDIGARH:Preparations on full swing for the two day extravaganza at Chandigarh University
Sports Minister directs officials to develop dedicated mobile app
Around 25,000 students to take part

Opening ceremony of Sikh Football Cup at Amritsar on Nov 23

AMRITSAR: Opening ceremony of 'Sikh Football Cup', dedicated to Guru Nanak Ji's 550th birth anniversary, will be held at Amritsar on November 23 in the Khalsa College. This was disclosed by Khalsa Football Club (Khalsa FC) President Harjit Singh Grewal.  He was interacting with members of Khalsa FC and coaches.

UGC allows Maharaja Bhupinder Singh sports university Patiala to award degrees

CHANDIGARH: Stamping its approval on Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh’s flagship project, the University Grants Commission (UGC) has added the Maharaja Bhupinder Singh Punjab Sports University, Patiala, to the list of universities established as as per section 2 (f) of UGC Act, 1956.

Army veteran Lt. Gen. Jagbir Singh Cheema appointed VC of Maharaja Bhupinder Singh Punjab Sports University

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh on Thursday appointed Lt Gen Jagbir Singh Cheema as Vice Chancellor of Maharaja Bhupinder Singh Punjab Sports University Patiala.

Harbhajan wants inquiry into Khel Ratna nomination debacle

NEW DELHI: Harbhajan Singh has pleaded with the Punjab Sports Minister Rana Gurmit Singh Sodhi to "start an inquiry" into the reasons behind the delay of filing his nomination for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award, which ultimately led to it being rejected by the Sports Ministry.

Punjab issued norification for Sports University in Patiala, admissions from Sept

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh’s dream project of a state-of-the-art Sports University at Patiala is all set to become a reality with the necessary notification being issued on Monday.

Cabinet approves punjab sports university ordinance 2019

CHANDIGARH: The Punjab Cabinet on Thursday approved the ‘Punjab Sports University Ordinance 2019’, paving the way for the establishment of the university in Patiala.

Students of Khalsa institutions bring laurels by winning Bronze in Handball in Uzbekistan

AMRITSAR: The students of Khalsa institutions have brought laurels for their school/college and the country by winning Bronze in Handball cup held in Uzbekistan.The students of Khalsa College and Khalsa College Senior Secondary School Gursevak Singh and Taranjit Singh respectively showed their mettle in the sport by defeating Kazakhstan by 34-29 in the second match and by 36-20 in the third match.