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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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Siddharth excels as U Mumba outplay Telegu Titans

23 Oct 2018 | 10:23 PM

Pune, Oct 23 (UNI) U Mumba proved they are true challengers when they bounced
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Delhi Dynamos and Chennaiyin FC played out an engaging goalless stalemate in ISL

23 Oct 2018 | 10:16 PM

New Delhi, Oct 23 (UNI) Goalkeeper Francisco Dorronsoro delivered a masterclass as
Delhi Dynamos and Chennaiyin FC played out an engaging goalless stalemate in the
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Bengal eves thrash Bihar to make it their sixth victory in a row in Women's Cricket U-19

23 Oct 2018 | 9:52 PM

Kolkata, Oct 23 (UNI) Bengal eves thrash Bihar by 98 runs to make it their sixth
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Arun Lal appointed mentor in Bengal cricket team

23 Oct 2018 | 9:47 PM

Kolkata, Oct 23 (UNI) Former India Cricketer and Bengal skipper Arun Lal has been
appointed mentor of the senior Bengal team for the current season.

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