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Hima Das is Unicef-India’s 1st youth ambassador

New Delhi, Nov 15: The United Nations Children’s Fund-India (Unicef-India) has appointed Asian Games gold-medalist sprinter Hima Das as the country’s first ever youth ambassador. The name of the woman athlete from Assam was announced by the world organisation in a tweet on

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Didn’t expect Arjuna award this year: Hima

New Delhi, Sep 18: Despite her golden run in international athletics this season, teenaged sprint sensation Hima Das said she did not expect her name to be nominated for this year’s Arjuna award. The 18-year-old Assamese athlete was among the 20 sportspersons recommended

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Oil India awards Rs 20 lakh to sprinter Hima Das

Guwahati, Aug 4: Hima Das, the first Indian to win a gold medal in a tract event at the World Junior Athletics Championships in 2018, has been awarded a grant of Rs 20 lakh by Oil India Ltd. The public sector oil major’s

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LS congratulates Hima Das on winning gold

New Delhi, Jul 18: The Lok Sabha today congratulated athelete Hima Das on winning gold in the women’s 400m race in the world athletic championship. Speaker Sumitra Mahajan said Das had covered 400m in just 51.46 seconds winning gold for India. “It is

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Hima bags gold; books Asiad berth on Day 2 of NISSAC

Guwahati, June 28: Local favourite and brand ambassador of the 58th National Inter State Senior Athletics Championships Hima Das on Wednesday lived to her billing to clinch the gold in women’s 200m race in a meet record-equalling time of 23.10 seconds and book