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Dronacharya Award

Dronacharya Award is an award presented by the government of India for excellence in sports coaching. The award comprises a bronze statuette of Dronacharya, a scroll of honour and a cash component of Rs.500,000. The award was instituted in 1985.

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he did this 2nd year in a row. he is the biggest teacher of all. He should be honored the DRONACHARYA Award
true ma'am..!. In fact revoke the award.. From what we read was biased towards Arjun to the core..
Swatantar Raj Singh - The Boxing Coach of India honoured with Dronacharya Award 2015 for his life time...
ohh. Promotion from student to teacher.. Grt... Dronacharya award to u by Hari Charan gov.
We already have Dronacharya award for Coaches . . Best would be Eklavya Khel Ratna. Apolitical.
.sir, you are the legend, Dronacharya ne bhi Arjun ke Rohit award diya tha ek baar.
Dronacharya award for Baba Ramdev next. :-p I finally qualify as 'sporty' :)
Wrestling coach Vinod Kumar’s clain for Dronacharya award stayed by Delhi High Court
Coach Harbans Singh will be given Dronacharya Award for his life time contribution to Athletics
Award in India - Dronacharya Award . Dronacharya Award was instituted in 1985 to honour eminent coaches who have
The award given to persons who excel in the field of coaching is Dronacharya Award
Dronacharya Award is India's collective conscience mirroring Manu, Dronacharya the biggest symbol of Discrimination,
Arjuna Award for Rohit Sharma? Why pray? He’d make even the best Dronacharya tear his hair.
If Rohit Sharma can get Arjuna Award, Sanjay Bangar should get Dronacharya Award
¤ Current Affairs India – 30 August 2014 ¤ 1. National Sports Day was celebrated yesterday (29thAugust) across the country. The National Sports Day is celebrated to mark the birth anniversary of famous hockey player Dhyan Chand. Major Dhyan Chand was India’s greatest hockey player. He helped India win 3 Olympic Gold medals including the first in 1928 (Amsterdum Olympic games) and then in 1932 (Los Angeles Olympic games) and 1936 (Berlin Olympic games). The President presented all the sport-related awards such as the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna, Arjuna Award and Dronacharya Award on this day at the Rashtrapati Bhavan to sports achievers and coaches across various sporting fields. 2. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi met with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe today during his 5 day visit to Japan and both the countries signed a MoU today to develop Varanasi into a ‘smart city’ by using the experience of Kyoto, the ’smart city’ of Japan. A Partner City MoU was signed by Indian Ambassador Deepa . ...
Which award is presented by the government of India for excellence in sports coaching ? (A) Arjuna Award (B) Dronacharya Award (C) Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award (D) Dhyan Chand Award
1.The moon is a Comet Satellite Star Planet 2.Who receives Dronacharya Award? Scientists Movie actors Sports Coaches Sportsmen 3.Who was the first Indian to be-elected to the British Parliament? Dadabhai Naoroji Mothilal Nehru Mahathma Gandhi Gopalakrishna Gokhale 4. In which year India Joined the United Nations? 1954 1955 1956 1957 5. A hole is made in a brass plate and it is heated. The size of the hole will Increase Decrease First increase and then decrease Remain unchanged 6. Which language was patronised by the the rules of Delhi Sultanate? Hindi Arabic Persian Turkish 7.Who discovered magnetic field of electric current? Ampere Faraday Fleming Edison 8. Which country leads in the production of rubber? Australia India Malaysia Myanmar 9. The Panchayat Raj is a One–tier System Two–tier System Three–tier System Four–tier System 10. Which is the most irrigated State in India? Bihar Punjab Andhra Pradesh Uttar Pradesh
Who won the women’s Table Tennis World Cup? Answer: Liu Shiwen (China) Which country unveiled its most powerful supercomputer named Raijin? Answer: Australia Which country launched world’s first ever Deep Ultra Violet solid-state Laser device? Answer: China the eminent athletic coach and Dronacharya Award winner who passed away on 25 September? Answer: A. K Kutty. The former Bihar Chief Minister who has been sentenced to five years imprisonment in the fodder scam case? Answer: Lalu Prasad Yadav. Who has been appointed as the new Indian High Commissioner to the United Kingdom? Answer: Ranjan Mathai. Which Indian journalist was presented with ‘Friendship Award’, China’s highest honour for foreign experts? Answer: Ravi Shankar. Who won the Miss World 2013 title? Answer: Megan Young. Who is appointed as the new IPL Chairman? Answer: Ranjib Biswal. Which country withdrew recently from the Commonwealth of Nations? Answer: The Gambia. The scientists who won this year’s Nobel prize in Medicine? Answer ...
Which of the following is the highest award given for lifetime achievement in the field of sports in India? a) Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award b) Dhyan Chand Award c) Dronacharya Award d) Maulana Abul Kalam Azad (MAKA) Award e) None of these
Dronacharya Award is given to A. Fire Fighting operation B. Archery C. Outstanding coaching in sports and games D. Outstanding coaching in athletics
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Syed Nayemuddin is the only football coach to receive the Dronacharya Award? More interesting trivia at
Purnima Mahato on winning the Dronacharya Award, "I would like to thank & Tata Archery Academy for their continued support."
The 'Dronacharya Award' is given to...? A. Sportsmen B. Coaches C. Umpires D. Sports Editors For more GK quizzes and Solved IAS papers visit
Indus Cricket academy getting started at our school campus on 21st September at 3pm.the only woman Dronacharya award winner coach, Mrs Sunita Sharma and former Delhi and North zone cricketer, KN Bhatt are the presiding stars for our children. Hardwork and fun awaits them. Let success wait for a while :). You are cordially invited :)
Different Prizes 1.Nobel Prize • It is the most coveted international award of the world. • It was instituted by the inventor of dynamite, Alfred Bernard Nobel (1833-96) • The award is given on Dec.10, which is the death anniversary of its founder. • Nobel made a trust from the money that he earned through the patent of his invention whose interest is used to give the money for the Nobel Prizes. • Nobel Prize is given every year to those eminent person who have made pioneering achievements in the field of Physics, Chemistry, Medicine, Peace, Literature and Economics. • Apart from Economics, all other categories have been given since 1901. Economics Nobel Prize was in 1967 and was first given in 1969. 2.Booker Prize • It is the highest literary award given to the authors of British, Irish and Commonwealth countries. • It is instituted in 1968 by the Booker Company and the British Publishers Association along the lines of Pulitzer Prize of US. • Booker Prize has been renamed as Man Booker ...
GYNARCHERY Gynarchy is meant for ‘a government by women’ thus the feat of National Sports’ sensation and Jharkhand’s pride ace archers Purnima Mahto and her disciple Deepika Kumari can be called there is a ‘Gynarchery’ in the state. Before development of gunpowder, the bowman was the most powerful member of any army so now our ‘Bow women’ have taken that place in the sports. Where our VVIPs were out to kill each other for millions and billions in the Common Wealth Games, the mega budget sports ever organized in India, there out of the ordinary tribal girl toil to hit on the tiny gold coloured target –bull’s eye. The double gold in CWG, a grand landmark in Indian sports, was possible as Deepika utilized the opportunity judiciously. Her scintillating achievement reminded me some tells of the proverbial pigeons from my grandfather’s treasure of folk tells. Once upon time a pigeon and a vulture that were flying together. From far end in the sky, the vulture located a carcass of cow on .. ...
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It is gate recognition to the "All India Council for Physical Education" that Government of India, Ministry of Youth Affairs had nominated our Chair Person, "Dr. Rajesh Tripathi in the Committee for the selection of the Dronacharya Award. His name appeared at Serial No. 11. Dear colleague it means slowly slowly if keep our demand there will a separate professional Council of Physical Education will be recognised by the Government of India, like Bar Council of India or Medical Council of India or like any other professional council.
Dronacharya Award is given for excellence in ………. (A) Literacy Work (B) Social Service (C) Coaching in Sports (D) Journalism (E) None of these
Hi FB Sirs/Friends, I am back from Delhi after receiving the prestigious Tenzing Norgay National Adventure Award for the outstanding contribution in the field of Mountaineering. Mr Hira Ram Assistant Commandant ace mountaineer of ITBP has also been awarded for his 25 years dedicated service in the field of adventure activity. it was a proud moment for both of us to be part of award ceremony where 33 other award recipients were available in Darbar Hall of Rashtrapati Bhawan. Altogether we were 35 recepients to recieve Khel Ratna, Dronacharya Award, Arjuna Award and Tenzing Norgay National Adventure Award. Few of the famous players include Rojan Sethi, Virat Kohli, Joshna Chinnapa and Lt Cdr Tomy Abhilash etc. I would like to convey my sincere thanks to all the FB friends for sending their congratulatory messages as I could not respond them timely. With regards, Prem
Question 544 After Lahore, which city served as the capital of Punjab before Chandigarh? (A) Kullu (B) Simla (C) Amritsar (D) Ludhiana Answer of Q 543 - (D) Dronacharya Award
K.P. Thomas, perhaps the first physical education teacher to win the Dronacharya Award, talks to STAN RAYAN about the little things that brought big success
Q. Which of the following sportsperson, died recently, who was also the first cricket coach to receive Dronacharya award? (a) Desh Prem Azad (b) Azad Kapil (c) Kapil Dev Azad (d) Raghuvinder Singh Azad (e) None of these
Wrestling Federation of India secretary general, Raj Singh, doesn’t want to talk about his being chosen for the Dronacharya Award, which he will be presented at the Rashtrapati Bhavan on Saturday. Navneet Singh reports.
Sachin Tendulkar to be honoured by SJAM on September 8 The Sports Journalists’ Association of Mumbai (SJAM) will honour sportspersons from Maharashtra (excluding Vidarbha region) for excellence in their respective disciplines during the 2012-13 season at its awards function to be held at the Cricket Club of India, Mumbai, on Sunday, September 8. On the occasion, cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar will be given a special award for notching up 100 international hundreds. The Lifetime Achievement award will be presented to hockey talent hunter Merzban ‘Bawa’ Patel. Young snooker ace Aditya Mehta, the reigning Asian champion, will be conferred with the Best Sportsman award. Included amonghis top feats during the period are his victorious run to the gold medal in the World Games in Cali, Columbia, and his individual bronze and team silver medal winning efforts in the Asian Indoor Games at Incheon, Korea. Shooter Rahi Sarnobat will be given the Best Sportswoman award for winning the 25m sports pistol gold meda ...
Ms. Purnima Mahato, Tata Steel Employee and Senior Coach at Tata Archery Academy, receives the prestigious award for her excellence in coaching and raising the standards of archery in India. The Dronacharya Award is the ultimate recognition awarded by the country in sports to coaches.
NATIONAL SPORTS AWARDS BECOMING A TAMASHA? MORE THAN THAT KERALITES AS A WHOLE WAS SNUBBED by sportsministry in the name of arjuna and other sports awards this year shows that nearly 8 central ministers from kerala in present upa government is no use as they remain dumb dudes to this snub to our state and its prominent sportsman ..OR how else can one explain the iginomy of tom joseph being scuttled out of first published 16 list citing volleyball as team game and toms 12 year indian represntation was belittled ,thomas mash who was bestowed with dronacharya was insulted by randhawa a top afi official citing that pohysical education teachers must not be given dronacharya award and last renjith maheswari who was screened and named for Arjuna Award was told that his aard would be freezed for 5 year before dope incident leaving ranjeet and family high and dry in delhi award ceremony ..what was afi,nada doing all this years particularl;y when Arjuna Award was being screened shows that north indian hidden age .. ...
Which of the following is awarded the Dronacharya Awards 2013 ? a. Mahavir Singh b. Virat Kohli c. P V Sindhu d. Mouma Das
The legendary Sukhwinder Singh doesn't expect to get the Dronacharya Award anymore
Mrs. Rajkumari Tyagi, Senior Teacher, Dayal Gyanday Vatika was awarded the Dronacharya Award by Dr.G.V.G Krishnamurti in Ghaziabad, by the Harishchand Ramkali Charitable Trust (HRCT) for Contribution in the field of Education ,Social Services and Nation Building. Congratulations ! We are most elated.
He should be given Dronacharya Award. He is the legendary tutor of World Cricket."Guru Gary". Remember India become world champs under him and it wasn't the Best "Team India".
Subrata Paul is nominated for the 'Arjuna Award'. And Mr.Monoranjan Das is nominated for 'Dronacharya Award'.
Forget the Arjuna and Dhyanchand awards, give the Dronacharya Award to Stephen Fleming!
Am not sure >> MT Arjuna would have got Arjuna Award, & Dronacharya would have got Dronacharya Award
Arjuna would have got the Arjuna Award, and Dronacharya would have got the Dronacharya Award.
5. Consider the following statements about a sports personality of India: 1. He is a winner of the won All England Open Badminton Championships. 2. He has been a force behind the rise of Saina Nehwal. 3. He is the only sports person, who has been awarded the Dronacharya Award, Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award as well as Arjuna Award Identify this personality from the given options: [A]Prakash Padukone [B]P. Gopichand [C]Syed Modi [D]Chetan Anand
Which of the following awards is instituted by the UNESCO? (a) Nehru Award for International understanding (b) Kalinga Prize (c) Arjuna Award (d) Dronacharya Award
By ControlZ - After India won the 3rd One-Day International (ODI) against Pakistan on Sunday, the Government of India decided to reward the Indian Cricket team’s coach Duncan Fletcher with the Drone-Acharya Award. This is a brand new award specially created for Fletcher. When asked why they had to start a new award when there was already a Dronacharya Award in place, Rajiv Shukla said, “Well, Dronacharya Award is an award presented by the Government for Excellence in Sports Coaching. So, Duncan Fletcher was not eligible for this one. But, since he has served us for so long, we had to do something for him.” “After all we love foreigners,” he added. Talking exclusively to Faking News, an official from the Sports Ministry further explained, “Well, similar to the drones, which have caused destruction in many parts of the world, this award signifies similar destruction of hopes, dreams, and a few careers here and there caused by a sports coach.” He continued, “Also, drones are u ...
Which awards were instituted in 1961 by the government of India to recognize outstanding achievement in National sports? [A]Dronacharya Award [B]Dhyan Chand Award [C]Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna [D]Arjuna Awards
nomination for DRONACHARYA AWARD.Six top coaches of the country, including London Olympic Games bronze medallist wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt's mentor Yashvir Singh, were today recommended for the prestigious Dronacharya Award. Besides Yashvir, the other five who have been recommended by the 15-member committee for the award were: ndia's boxing coach from Cuba B I Fernandez, athletics coach Virender Poonia, Sunil Davas (kabbadi), Dr Satyapal (parathletics) and Harinder Singh (hockey).
Whatever little Kirti Azad and IPL-Sting could achieve, has been undone by Maomata today... "Dronacharya Award to her ? "
Why PIL against BCCI? Me and Nutan have filed a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) regarding the Board of Cricket Control in India in the Allahabad High Court, Lucknow Bench. The PIL says that the Department of Sports, Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports has given recognition to various National Sports Federations (NSFs). These NSFs have been assigned the primary responsibility of development of specific games/sports. The Department gives recognition to one NSF in every sport. For the year 2011, it granted recognition to 43 NSFs. Game of cricket is not in this list and BCCI is not among one of these recognized NSFs. BCCI itself strongly insists that it is a private autonomous body having no control and affiliation with the Government. It also insists that it has never applied for being recognized as a NSF. Even then BCCI is using all the privileges and benefits of being the de-facto NSF for cricket. It sends nominations for the various Government sports awards like the Dronacharya Award, Arjun Award, etc. ...
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