Tuesday, May 18, 2021

punjab sports

Punjab CM orders to release Rs.60 Cr for Sports University at Patiala

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Tuesday directed the Finance Department to immediately release the sanctioned amount of Rs 60 crore for the first phase construction of the Maharaja Bhupinder Singh Punjab Sports University (MBSPSU), Patiala campus.

Centre abandoned states and citizens amidst crisis, says Rana Sodhi

CHANDIGARH: Castigating the centre for woefully failing to prepare for the second COVID wave which had wrecked widespread devastation across the country, Punjab Sports, Youth Services and NRI Affairs Miniter Rana Gurmit Singh Sodhi said the onus is on Government of India to tackle the situation in coordination with all states be it any party government in any state.

Rana Sodhi releases coffee table book depicting spiritual journey of Sri Guru Tegh Bahadur Sahib

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Sports, Youth Services and NRIs Affairs Minister Rana Gurmit Singh Sodhi, on Wednesday, released the Coffee Table Book depicting spiritual journey of Ninth Sikh Master, Sri Guru Tegh Bahadur Sahib.

Artificial scarcity of medical oxygen equivalent to murder of humanity: Rana Sodhi

CHANDIGARH: Lashing out at union government for failing to fight against Coronavirus and showing helplessness for delivering basic medical amenities to the states, Punjab Sports, Youth Services and NRIs Affairs Minister Rana Gurmit Singh Sodhi termed the medical oxygen shortage is a murder of the mankind.

Two more Punjabi Players secured Olympic Quota

CHANDIGARH: With the efforts of Punjab Government to revive old glory of the state in sports areana, two more Punjabi players Anjum Moudgill and Angad Vir Singh hit the bulls eye to book berth in the Olympics.

Sports Minister Rana Sodhi launches 2nd phase of 'Pride of Punjab' program

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Sports and Youth Services Minister Rana Gurmit Singh Sodhi on Monday launched the second phase of ‘Pride of Punjab’ program besides releasing the ‘Voices of YuWaah’ report jointly prepared by Government of Punjab and UNICEF (YuWaah) at his official residence here.

Sports Minister Rana Sodhi hands over Rs.10 lakh cheque to Tokyo Olympics qualifier Kamalpreet Kaur

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Sports, Youth Services and NRI Affairs Minister Rana Gurmit Singh Sodhi, on Wednesday, called on Tokyo Olympics-2021 qualifier and national record holder Kamalpreet Kaur at his official residence here and handed over Rs.10 lakh cheque to the first Indian discus thrower.

Punjab to soon appoint olympian as Chief hockey coach: Rana Sodhi

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Sports Minister Rana Gurmit Singh Sodhi today announced that an Olympic level player would soon be appointed as the Chief Hockey Coach to promote Hockey at the grass root level in the state.

Novice economists created fiscal mess in India with injudicious economic policies: Rana Sodhi

CHANDIGARH: Calling Modi's financial policies thoughtless in terms of backward trend showing in every sector, Punjab Sports and Youth Services Minister Rana Gurmit Singh Sodhi said that the Bhartiya Janta Party's Union Government has needed a fiscal guidance from renowned financial experts such as former Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh.

Punjab Sports Minister Rana Sodhi congratulates Punjabi athlete Kamalpreet Kaur

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Sports, Youth Services and NRIs Affairs Minister Rana Gurmit Singh Sodhi, on Saturday, congratulated Punjabi athlete Kamalpreet Kaur on qualifying for Tokyo Olympics-2021 by achieving a target of 63.50 meters and breaking a 9-year-old national record in discus throw event.

Chandigarh Olympic Association authorizes Rana Sodhi to represent in IOA

CHANDIGARH: Chandigarh Olympic Association (COA) today authorized its Life President and Punjab Sports and Youth Services Minister Rana Gurmit Singh Sodhi to represent in Indian Olympic Association (IOA).

Sports Minister Rana Sodhi mourns the sad demise of International Athlete Ishar Singh Deol

CHANDIGRH: Punjab Sports and Youth Services Minister Rana Gurmit Singh Sodhi, on Sunday, condoled the sad demise of Ishar Singh Deol (91), an international athlete conferred with Dhyan Chand National Sports Award. The mortal remains of Mr. Deol, who passed away late last evening, were consigned to fire at Jalandhar today.

Rana Sodhi gets first dose of Covid vaccine at Civil Hospital Mohali

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Sports and Youth Services Minister Rana Gurmit Singh Sodhi, on Friday, inoculated with first dose of COVID vaccine at Civil Hospital, Phase-6, SAS Nagar.

Prof. Gursewak Singh Govt. College of Physical Education Wins the Championship

PATIALA:Patiala Baseball Association organized the Senior baseball District championship from 27th to 28th February 2021 at Professor Gursewak Singh Government College of Physical Education Patiala Patiala. A total of ten teams participated in the Championship. 

Punjab Sports Minister inaugurates 29th Senior National Men & Women Wushu Championship at Chandigarh University

CHANDIGARH/SAS NAGAR: The 29th Senior National Men & Women Wushu Championship 2021 kicked off to a flying start at the campus of Chandigarh University Gharuan. Rana Gurmit Singh Sodhi, Minister for Sports, Youth & NRI Affairs, Government of Punjab along with Bhupinder Singh Bajwa, President, Wushu Association of India (WAI) and Satnam Singh Sandhu, Chancellor, Chandigarh University inaugurated the 29th Senior National Wushu Championship organized by Wushu Association of India.

Rana Sodhi extended congratulations to Shooter Ria Rajeshwari

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Sports and Youth Services Minister Rana Gurmit Singh Sodhi today extended congratulations to shooter Ria Rajeshwari Kumari who topped the podium in women's trap event at the Asian Online Shooting Championship organised by the Kuwait Shooting Federation.

Punjab Sports minister condemns arrest of Punjabi farmers by Himachal police in Shimla

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Sports and Youth Services Minister Rana Gurmit Singh Sodhi, on Tuesday, termed the action taken by Shimla Police to arrest the youngsters of Punjab who were peacefully raising their voices in favour of agitating farmers as an attack on their constitutional rights and democratic fabric of the country. He said that the arrest was made at the behest of BJP Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur, who wants to appease their political bosses.

Sports Department to honour 1135 sportspersons, 90 international & national players with Rs.1.65 Crores under first phase on Jan 15

CHANDIGARH: Fulfilling the promise of awarding sportspersons of international and national acclaim, who have excelled during the year 2017-18, the Sports Department has decided to honour 90 players in the first phase. Punjab Sports and Youth Services Minister Rana Gurmit Singh Sodhi has recently announced to confer upon cash prizes worth crores to such 1135 sportspersons.

Capt Amarinder congratulates boxing world cup gold winner Simerjeet Chakar

CHANDIGARH: Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Sunday congratulated Punjab pugilist Simranjeet Kaur Chakar for winning the Gold Medal in Boxing World Cup at Cologne (Germany).

Rana Sodhi hails Boxer Simranjeet Kaur for winning gold in Cologne Boxing World Championship

CHANDIGARH: Hailing women boxer from Punjab and Olympic qualifier Simranjit Kaur Baath for winning gold medal in Cologne Boxing World Championship, Punjab Sports and Youth Affairs Minister Rana Gurmit Singh Sodhi, on Sunday, congratulated the proud boxer for her stupendous success.

Our preparation for Olympics on right track: Sports Minister Rana Sodhi

CHANDIGARH: Asserting that our preparation for Olympics was on right track, Sports Minister Rana Gurmit Singh Sodhi on Saturday expressed confidence Punjab athletes would once again bring laurels for the country in the Games to be held next year in Japan.

Ex-sportspersons of Punjab to return medals on Dec 5

CHANDIGARH: Joining the chorus backing the agitating farmers, three former Punjab sportspersons, all belonging to the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), have announced to return their awards in protest against the use of police force during the farmers' protests, including Padma Shri and Arjuna awardee wrestler Kartar Singh, Arjuna awardee basketball player Sajjan Singh Cheema and Arjuna awardee hockey player Rajbir Kaur.

2339 sportspersons, deprived of prize money during previous government, be given cash prizes soon; announces Rana Sodhi

CHANDIGARH:Punjab Sports and Youth Services Minister Rana Gurmit Singh Sodhi today announced that around twenty four hundred sportspersons, who were deprived of prize money during the tenure of the previous government, would be given cash prizes within next two months. And, the winners of national and international acclaim, who brought laurels between the year 2017 to till date will also be accorded with cash prizes.

Grant of Rs.7 crore approved for synthetic athletic track at Shaheed Bhagat Singh Stadium Ferozepur, says Rana Sodhi

FEROZEPUR: Punjab Sports, Youth Services Minister Rana Gurmit Singh Sodhi, on Wednesday, informed that a grant of Rs.7 crore has been approved for laying the athletic track at Shaheed Bhagat Singh Stadium, Ferozepur.

Kiren Rijiju inaugurates Sai Regional Centre in Zirakpur

CHANDIGARH:Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports  Kiren Rijiju virtually inaugurated Sports Authority of India’s (SAI) new Regional Centre in Zirakpur, Punjab today which will now act as one of the main SAI centres for the northern belt of India.

Rijiju inaugurates SAI Regional Centre in Zirakpur

MOHALI: Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju on Monday virtually inaugurated Sports Authority of India's (SAI) new Regional Centre in Zirakpur, Punjab which will now act as one of the main SAI centres for the northern belt of India.

Rana Sodhi Launches Punjabi version of ‘Age Appropriate Fitness Protocols’

CHANDIGARH: To aware people about the health issues and fitness mantra, Punjab Sports and NRI Affairs Minister Rana Gurmit Singh Sodhi today launched Punjabi version of ‘Age Appropriate Fitness Protocols’ for all age groups under fit India movement under the initiative of SAI NS NIS Patiala.

Dusehra bonanza for Patiala as CM to kickstart work on development projects worth Rs 1100 crore on Sunday

PATIALA:Royal city Patiala is all set to have a Dusehra gift from Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh, on October 25 as Chief Minister would kickstart the construction of development projects worth Rs 1100 during his visit to the city.

Brainchild of Chief Minister, Maharaja Bhupinder Singh Punjab sports university will come into being with Rs.500 crore, Sports Minister Rana Sodhi

CHANDIGARH:The dream of preserving rich sporting heritage and dominance of Punjab in sports by establishing a sports educational institute of international eminence, has come to fruition as the ultra-tech campus of the first sports university of the state Maharaja Bhupinder Singh Punjab Sports University, Patiala would come into existence on 92.7 acres of land with the cost of around Rs.500 crore.

Condition of occupation and cultivation for allotment of land to farmers reduced to 10 years: Rana Sodhi

CHANDIGARH:The condition of 12 years occupation and cultivation for allotment of land to small and marginal farmers was today reduced to 10 years in the ‘Punjab (Welfare and Settlement of Small and Marginal Farmers) Allotment of State Government Land Bill, 2020, on the request of the Punjab Sports, Youth Services and NRI Affairs Minister Rana Gurmit Singh Sodhi during the concluding day of special Session of Punjab Vidhan Sabha.

Rana Sodhi appeals farmers to avoid stubble burning for saving environment and human lives

CHANDIGARH:Punjab Sports, Youth Services and NRI Affairs Minister Rana Gurmit Singh Sodhi, on Thursday, appealed to farmers of the state not to burn crop residue in the fields as it has an adverse impact on the environment and causes road mishaps.

Small/Marginal Punjab Farmaers get right to Govt land in occupation for 12 year at reasonable price

CHANDIGARH:The Punjab Government has decided to allot land in occupation and cultivation of small and marginal farmers for more than 12 years to such farmers against a reasonable pre-determined price.

Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh to lay the foundation stone of Maharaja Bhupinder Singh Punjab sports university at Sidhuwal in Patiala

PATIALA:Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh to lay the foundation stone of new building of Maharaja Bhupinder Singh Punjab Sports University at village Sidhuwal on October 25. The campus of the Sports University would come up at a cost of Rs 500 crore in around 96 acres of land.

Rana Sodhi mourns death of PU sports Director Dr. Parminder Singh Ahluwalia

CHANDIGARH:Punjab Sports, Youth Services & NRIs Affairs Minister Rana Gurmit Singh Sodhi today mourned on the sudden demise of Dr. Parminder Singh Ahluwalia (58), Director (Sports), Panjab University. He was died due to a cardiac arrest late night.

Training sessions in individual games soon; avers Sports Minister Rana Sodhi

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Sports and Youth Services Minister Rana Gurmit Singh Sodhi today said that the sports department is planning to resume individual training sessions for the sportsperson in athletic games, in view of the constant decline in the number of COVID-19 cases across the state.

Training sessions in individual games soon; avers Sports Minister Rana Sodhi

CHANDIGARH:Punjab Sports and Youth Services Minister Rana Gurmit Singh Sodhi today said that the sports department is planning to resume individual training sessions for the sportsperson in athletic games, in view of the constant decline in the number of COVID-19 cases across the state.

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.

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.

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.

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