Sehwag holds multiple records including the highest score made by an Indian in Test cricket. He also holds the distinction of being one of four batsmen in the world to have ever surpassed 300 twice in Test cricket, and the only one to score two triple centuries and take a five-wicket innings haul. He is currently well praised throughout the country for his witty humor-filled tweets on the micro-blogging site Twitter relating to current affairs.
Ashish Diwansingh Nehra is an Indian cricketer who has represented India internationally since 1999. He embodies various virtues of a left- handed bowler- pace, accuracy, strategic variations in line and length, and the ability to swing the ball both ways. He has been particularly effective with the new ball and at the death overs. Ashish Nehra was also famously called "one of the best bowlers that the Indian team has ever seen", by Ravi Shastri. M.S. Dhoni also suggested Nehra's name as the future bowling coach for India considering his massive experience, his ability to easily swing the ball both ways and his amazing performance even when bowling under pressure.
Pullela Gopichand is a former Indian badminton player. Presently, he is the Chief National Coach for the Indian Badminton team. He won the All England Open Badminton Championships in 2001 becoming the second Indian to achieve this feat after Prakash Padukone. He runs the Gopichand Badminton Academy. He received the Arjuna Award in 1999, the Dronacharya Award in 2009 and the Padma Bhushan – India's third highest civilian award – in 2014.
Major General G. D. Bakshi, is a retired Indian army officer. He is from the Jammu and Kashmir Rifles. He is a veteran of many skirmishes on the Line of Control and of counter-terrorist operations in Jammu and Kashmir and Punjab, he was awarded the Vishisht Seva Medal for commanding a battalion in operations in Kargil, Later, he is commanded a brigade in counter-terror operations in the rugged mountains of Kishtwar, for which he was awarded the Sena Medal for distinguished service
Satyabrata Dam's climbs and extreme adventures are his journey through life. He believes in living each moment as if it is his last. He delivers motivational talks, corporate leadership coaching and team building skills, besides training and guiding clients to the highest peaks in the world. He is also a Fellow of TED, USA and Fellow of Royal Geographic Society. He believe that nothing gets done without action and that 'impossible' is only a state of mind. He is a lifelong climber and extreme adventurer having climbed around the world and multiple Everest summit and leading expeditions to both the Poles. He simply lives life in complete freedom and the world is his home. Through his adventures he has learnt a lot about life, about human relations and survival, and that mind has endless possibilities and his objectives are to share these experience and learning with others through different mediums and channels.
Arunima Sinha is the first Indian amputee to climb Mount Everest. She is also the first female amputee to climb Mount Everest. She was a national level volleyball player who was pushed from a running train by some robbers in 2011 while she was resisting them. As a result, one of her legs had to be amputated below the knee. Her aim was to climb all the continents' highest peaks and put the national flag of India. She has already done six peaks: 1. Everest in Asia, 2. Kilimanjaro in Africa, 3. Elbrus in Europe, 4. Kosciuszko, Australia and 5. Aconcagua in Argentina as the world's five highest peaks.6. Carstensz Pyramid (Puncak Jaya), Indonesia
Abhinav Bindra is an Indian businessman and retired professional shooter who is a World and Olympic champion in the 10 m Air Rifle event. By winning the gold in the 10 m Air Rifle event at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games, he became the first Indian to win an individual gold medal at the Olympic Games. He is the first and only Indian to have held both the World and Olympic titles at the same time, a feat he accomplished by capturing the Gold Medal at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, after having won the gold at the 2006 ISSF World Shooting Championships. Abhinav won Gold Medal in 2014 Commonwealth Games at Glasgow. Bindra feels that he has no talent and his only talent is that he can practise regularly, diligently and honestly. He said that he had a dream of winning gold medals in Olympics from the very first day he started shooting practice. According to him, most Indian parents do not consider sports as a profession. Bindra wants people to look up sports as a serious profession in India
Navjot Singh Sidhu is an Indian politician, television personality and former cricketer. He currently serves as the Minister of Local Government, Tourism, Cultural Affairs, and Museums of the State of Punjab. As a professional cricketer, Sidhu had a career spanning over 19 years after his first-class debut in 1981–82. After losing his place in the national team after his international debut in 1983–84, Sidhu returned to score four half-centuries in the 1987 World Cup. Playing mostly as a top-order batsman, Sidhu went on to play in 51 Tests and 136 One Day Internationals for the country. He came to be known for his six-hitting ability and earned the sobriquet 'Sixer Sidhu'. After retirement, he turned to commentary and television, most notably as a judge of comedy shows, and as a permanent guest in Comedy Nights with Kapil (2013–15) and later The Kapil Sharma Show (since 2016). He was a contestant in the reality television show Bigg Boss (2012). Sidhu joined the Bharatiya Janata Party in 2004 and contested the general election from Amritsar. He won the election and held the seat till 2014 winning also the next election. He was nominated to the Rajya Sabha in 2016 from Punjab before he resigned from the position the same year and quitting the party. In 2017, he joined the Indian National Congress and was elected to the Punjab Legislative Assembly from Amritsar East.
Yuvraj Singh is an Indian international cricketer, who plays all forms of the game. An all-rounder who bats left-handed in the middle order and bowls slow left-arm orthodox, Yuvraj is the son of former Indian fast bowler and Punjabi actor Yograj Singh. Yuvraj has been a member of the Indian cricket team in ODIs since October 2000 and played his first Test match in October 2003. He was the vice-captain of the Indian ODI team between 2007–2008. He was the Man of the Tournament in the 2011 ICC Cricket World Cup, and one of the top performers at the 2007 ICC World Twenty20, both of which India won. In 2011, Yuvraj was diagnosed with a cancerous tumor in his left lung and underwent chemotherapy treatment in Boston and Indianapolis. In March 2012, he was discharged from the hospital after completing the third and final cycle of chemotherapy and returned to India in April. He made his international comeback in a Twenty20 match in September against New Zealand. In 2012, Yuvraj was conferred with the Arjuna Award, India's second highest sporting award by the Government of India. In 2014, he was awarded the Padma Shri, India's fourth highest civilian honour.
Prem Kumar Singh is a young adventurer, mountaineer, and motivational speaker. In 2013 alone, he climbed the highest mountains on four continents, including Mount Everest (Asia), Mount Elbrus (Europe), Aconcagua (South-America), and Puncak Jaya (Oceania). More recently he was featured as one of the contestants on an NDTV Prime reality show XC Adventure, which he won. He has successfully undertaken 15 expeditions across the globe. Drawing parallels from his experience of having climbed the highest mountain in the world, Mount Everest, plus many more peaks across the globe, he has reflected on the insights that allowed him to not only survive but to thrive in the extreme corners and conditions around the world. His uniqueness is the ability to translate these lessons of the Far and Wild into everyday language and show how the same core principles can be utilized on the path of turning your dreams into deeds, regardless of your line of business or domain. He distills his long and hard-fought battles down to simple Mantras of success that cut through the often fluffy and vague inspirational jargon and provide listeners with applicable steps to implement in their daily life. He completed his MBA from the Sikkim Manipal University of Health, Medical, and Technological Sciences.
Sreejesh PR is the goalkeeper and captain of the Indian men's hockey team. Arguably one of the finest goalkeepers in the world today, he has grown in stature and is considered by many as one of the world's best in the modern era. Renowned for his lightning-fast glove skills, the reliable goalkeeper is commonly referred to as the Wall of Indian hockey. He began his journey towards stardom with a string of brilliant performances in the 2008 Junior men's Asia Cup to be adjudged as the best goalkeeper of the tournament. He went from strength to strength and played an influential role in many of India's famous wins over the years. His inspired performance during the 2014 Asian Games in Incheon played a key role in India's gold medal-winning campaign to qualify for the 2016 Rio Olympics where he captained the team. He has conferred the Arjuna award in 2015 and the Padma Shri in 2017 for his excellent achievements in the field of sports.
Dinesh is the Founder and CEO of Trident Strategy, a strategic consultancy based in Singapore. Trident Strategy focuses on two key verticals – strategic partnerships and sports. He has advised several clients ranging from government entities to multi-national corporations and high-net worth individuals. Dinesh has a degree in Law and has worked for Allen & Gledhill and Temasek prior to setting up his own consultancy. Dinesh has a keen interest in foreign policy & international politics as seen from his representation as an observer at the Youth 20 pre-forum events (in conjunction with the G20 Summit in Indonesia), part of the Singapore delegation at the Singapore-Indonesia Youth Leaders Exchange Programme & the ASEAN Youth Interfaith Camp. He is also part of the United Nations Young Leaders Training Programme. Dinesh is an Ambassador of the Youth, Peace and Security Fund, which seeks to transform the global aid landscape by putting financial power in the hands of young leaders to create prosperous and inclusive societies. Dinesh serves his community in several roles – to name a few, he sits on the Management Committee in a Hindu temple administered by the Hindu Endowments Board, the Legal Committee in the Football Association of Singapore and is a Member of the ASEAN Football Federation's Disciplinary & Ethics Committee (2022-2026). He lives by his motto: Serve. Lead. Inspire.
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