Tuesday, 21 March, 2023
TopicMilkha Singh

Topic: Milkha Singh

‘I had a fire inside’—how Milkha Singh survived Partition, poverty to become the Flying Sikh

Milkha Singh placed fourth in the 1960 Rome Olympics. It was one of the most celebrated runs of all time, but he described it as his "biggest blunder."

Tribute to ‘Flying Sikh’ Milkha Singh & ‘acche din’ stashed away in Swiss banks

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

Track and field legend Milkha Singh to be cremated with full state honours

The Punjab government will also observe a day of state mourning in the wake of the passing away of Milkha Singh, who lost the battle against Covid-19.

‘Flying Sikh’ Milkha Singh dies of Covid complications at 91 after month-long battle

The sporting icon died at Chandigarh's PGIMER hospital, less than a week after he lost his wife Nirmal Kaur, a former national volleyball captain, to Covid.

Makhan Singh, the Olympian who defeated Milkha Singh but lived a life of penury

On his 17th death anniversary, ThePrint recalls the life of Makhan Singh who lost his limb in an unfortunate accident after representing India at the highest level.

Running debate

Nobody has won as many international races as Milkha Singh did. But Indian athletics is not a solitary-star story.

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File photo of smog in Delhi. Some doctors have called air pollution a bigger threat than Covid-19.| Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Air quality is better but not enough to banish air purifiers. Here are options for your room & car

What’s the solution for people who cannot leave Delhi? Air purifiers from Dyson's expensive range to Xiaomi's affordable ones can be of help.

NFRA to conduct audit quality inspections of five audit firms

New Delhi, Nov 16 (PTI) The National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA) will carry out audit quality inspections of five audit firms, including the...


The Defence Services Staff College in Wellington | Image credit: dssc.gov.in

In a first, six women officers to enter prestigious Defence Services Staff College

As many as 15 women appeared for the examination, out of which six were selected, including one who has made it to the course along with her husband. 

Why military is more for asserting political will, not just about controlling territory

No matter what tactics, doctrine, or weapon system is used, the objective of any war is to control territory, argues Gen. MM Naravane (retd). But it's politics that matters most.