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Goel flags off 9th Slum Yuva Daud

Goel flags off 9th Slum Yuva Daud

New Delhi, Jul 16 (UNI) Sports Minister Vijay Goel today flagged off the 9th Slum Yuva Daud with London Olympics bronze medallist wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt. On this ocassion Minister of Power Piyush Goel, Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju and MP Parvesh Verma were also present. The run started from Sahib Singh Verma Park (Kakrola Village) and ended at SDMC Community Hall (Dwarka Sec-17). Around 3000 youth from Delhi slums participated and each of them was awarded medals and certificates. Addressing the participants the Sports Minister said, “Our aim is to provide the youth of slum something positive so that they do not take to drugs or other anti-social activities. We will also prepare teams in future and hold competitions in football, volleyball etc so that we are able to find the hidden talent from these slums”. "India is a young country and we must aim to become a sports power hub," London Olympics bronze medallist Yogeshwar Dutt said. The Slum Yuva Daud is part of the Adopt Slum Campaign initiated by the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports and Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan. So far 11 Slum Yuva Runs have been planned out of which 9 have already been successful with mass participation of youth from various Delhi slums. UNI NC ADG 1723

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Cricket's leaders engage with Dublin based companies through ICC Global Leaders Academy

17 Jul 2018 | 9:06 PM

Dubai, Jul 17 (UNI) The ICC’s investment in developing game changing leaders across
the world continued at the conclusion of the ICC Annual Conference, with the next stage
of the ICC Global Leaders Academy (GLA) taking place in Dublin through two distinct
programmes.

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Shillong Golf Course remembers freedom fighter U Tirot Sing

17 Jul 2018 | 8:28 PM

Shillong, Jul 17 (UNI) Bah Tirot Sing, also known as U Tirot Sing, was one of the chiefs
of the Khasi people in the early 18th century.

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World Junior Squash Championship opens

17 Jul 2018 | 8:22 PM

Chennai, Jul 17 (UNI) The world Junior Squash Championship was formally declared open by the Tamil Nadu Minister for Youth Welfare and Sports Development, Mr P Balakrishna Reddy at a colourful function at the Indian Squash Academy here on Tuesday.

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India U-16 hold Bangkok Glass FC U-17 to 2-2 draw

17 Jul 2018 | 7:35 PM

New Delhi, July 17 (UNI) India U-16 football team struck twice to hold Bangkok Glass FC U-17 to a 2-2 draw here on Tuesday.

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Bilateral series: India beat SL by 66 runs

Bilateral series: India beat SL by 66 runs

17 Jul 2018 | 7:16 PM

Colombo, July 17 (UNI) India beat Sri Lanka by 66 runs in the third one day here on Tuesday to make it 1-2 in the 3 match bilateral series.

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