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SAI has granted an extension of the national camp for 117 track and field athletes and 45 coaching.

The Netaji Subhas National Institute of Sports (Patiala), Laxmibai National College of Physical Education (Thiruvananthapuram), SAI National Centre of Excellence (Bengaluru), Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium (New Delhi), and Usha School of Athletics are hosting national camps for 64 male and 53 female athletes (Balusery).

Shaili Singh, the silver medallist in the long jump at the World U20 Championships, is the youngest of the campers at 17 years old. The most experienced athlete among the campers is Seema Punia, who earned a bronze medal in the discus throw at the World Junior Championships in 2002 and has finished on the podium in each of the previous four Commonwealth Games.

Neeraj Chopra, the gold medallist in the javelin throw at the Tokyo Olympics, is training in Chula Vista, California, with coach Dr. Klaus Bartonietz.

Athletes include:Muhammed Anas Yahiya, Arokia Rajiv, Amoj Jacob, Noah Nirmal Tom, Naganathan Pandi, Harsh Kumar, Ayush Dabas, Vikrant Panchal, Muhammed Ajmal, Sarthak Bhambri, Kapil, Rajesh Ramesh, Karanpreet Singh, and Rashid competed in the 400m.

Manjit Singh, Ajay Kumar Saroj, Anakesh Choudhary, Krishan Kumar, Rahul, Sashi Bhushan, Abhinandan Sundaresan, Ankit, and Mujmil Ameer won the 800m and 1500m respectively. Abhishek Pal, Dharmender, Karthik Kumar, and Amit Jangir (5000m and 10,000m)Avinash Sable, Shankar Lal Swami, Balakishan, Md. Nur Hassan, and Atul Poonia competed in the 3000m Steeplechase.

Ayyasamy Dharun, MP Jabir, Santhosh Kumar, Dhaval Mahesh Utekar, and Thomas Mathew competed in the 400m hurdles.
Manish Singh Rawat, Sandeep Kumar, Ram Baboo, Vikas Singh, Eknath, Juned, Suraj Pawar, and Amit Khatri participated in the race walk.Nirmal Sabu, Muhammed Anees, Yugant Shekhar Singh, and TJ Joseph compete in the long jump.U Karthik, Abdulla Aboobacker, Eldhose Paul, and Gaily Venister Devasahayam compete in the triple jump.

Tejinderpal Singh Toor Tejinderpal Singh Toor is in throw the

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Tejinderpal Singh Toor, Om Prakash Singh, and Karanveer Singh are the shot putters.Abhinav, Ikram Ali Khan, and Arjun Kumar throw the discus.

Rohit Yadav, Sahil Silwal, Yashvir Singh, Arshdeep Singh, and Abhishek Drall competed in the javelin throw.

Dutee Chand, S Dhanalakshmi, Hima Das, AK Daneshwari, PD Anjali, NS Simi, Kaveri Patil, and Nitya Gandhe competed in the 100m and 200m, respectively.

Anjali Devi, M R Poovamma, VK Vismaya, Priya H Mohan, V Revathi, V Subha, Summy, Rachna, Nancy, R Vithya, Dandi Jyotika Sri, and Jisna Mathew finished first and second, respectively, in the 400m.

Lili Das, PU Chitra, Chanda, and Chatru Gumnaram competed in the 800m, 1500m, and 5000m events.Kavita Yadav won the 5000m and 10,000m races.Sudha Singh is a marathon runner.

Parul Chaudhary and Priti Lamba compete in the 3000m Steeplechase.

Bhawna Jat, Priyanka Goswami, Sonal Sukhwal, Ramandeep Kaur, and Ravina took part in the race walk.Shaili Singh, Renu, Ancy Sojan, and Pooja Saini competed in the long jump.

Manpreet Kaur Sr., Abha Kathua, and Kachnar Choudhary competed in the shot put.

Seema Punia, Kamalpreet Kaur, Nidhi Rani, and Sunita throw the discus.Annu Rani, Kumari Sharmila, and Sanjana Choudhary competed in the javelin throw.Manju Bala and Sarita R Singh throw a hammer.

Purnima Hembram, Mareena George, Sonu Kumari, and Kajal compete in the heptathlon.


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By Quaid Najmi

Junking an empty chips packet, a water bottle or a juice can make Haribaabu Naatesan scowl and perhaps even pick it up carefully -- for, it could be a future piece of 'artwork' in his creative mind. The Mumbai-based artist specialises in recycling all kinds of 'kabaad' (junk) -- organic, inorganic, metal, wood, plastic, e-wastes and even bird feathers -- to create some eye-popping masterpieces of artworks, stupefying the beholder.

Naatesan, 46, collects a staggering 6 tonnes -- or 500 kgs per month -- of all types of oddments as his cheap or virtually free raw material and then deploys his creative juices to convert them to treasured and coveted showpieces. The weird passion for the rejects came out of a dire need -- to secure admission to the prestigious NID, Ahmedabad, for a postgraduate course (2000 batch).

"I had no money for purchasing expensive raw materials to make an attractive art project, a prerequisite for the NID seat... So I just picked up some trash lying around, created a daddy long-legs (spider) and other creatures as my 'offering' for admission," chuckled Naatesan. Needless to say, the selectors were zapped - and 'wasted' no time in awarding a prized seat to the new-found genius on the campus - who promised to be a valuable future asset for 'Save the Planet' efforts.

Naatesan, 46, collects a staggering 6 tonnes -- or 500 kgs per month. | IANS

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Kanishkar's father, who is also a lawyer, was facing great difficulty in keeping client details organised during the pandemic. Therefore, when the young boy had to choose a course subject for his coding project, he decided to create something that would help his father. Through 'E-Attorney', users can also contact their clients directly and the clients, who are given access to the app by their lawyer, can also easily view their case documents stored in the app.

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By the time the world focuses its gaze on Ascot in mid-June, records will have been broken, and new winners will have been celebrated in the other meetings such as the Grand National. However, there's nothing quite like the Royal Ascot meeting and the historic Ascot Gold Cup race, which has been running since 1807. The race is the first leg of the triple crown of thoroughbred racing in the UK, making it one of the most important on the racing calendar.

The meeting is held at the course, which is just 28 miles west of London and only a few miles from the residence of the British Royal Family, Windsor Castle. It's also been an event that the monarchy of Britain has often visited and had a personal interest in. Not only has the Queen of England long been a visitor to the racing at Ascot but she's also had the honour of having a winner of her own at the meeting as noted by Town & Country. Will there be another Royal victory this year? Let's look at some of the favourites for the headline race, the Gold Cup.


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