National Sports Awards: As it happened

first_img13.20 IST: The glittering ceremony ends with National Anthem. 13.15 IST: President Pranab Mukherjee confers Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Purushkar (Identification and nurturing of young talent) to Hockey Citizen Group, Dadar Parsee Zorostrian cricket club, Usha School of Athletics, STAIRS. 13.00 IST: President Pranab Mukherjee confers Dhyan Chand Award to Satti Geetha (Athletics), Sylvanus Dung Dung (Hockey), Rajendra Pralhad Shelke (Rowing)  12.55 IST: President Pranab Mukherjee confers Arjuna Award to Rajat Chauhan (Archery), Lalita Babar (Athletics), Sourav Kothari (Billiards & Snooker), Shiva Thapa (Boxing), Ajinkya Rahane (Cricket), Subrata Paul (Football), Rani (Hockey), Raghunath V.R. (Hockey), Gurpreet Singh (Shooting), Apurvi Chandela (Shooting), Soumyajit Ghosh (Table Tennis), Vinesh Phogat (Wrestling), Amit Kumar (Wrestling), Sandeep Singh Mann (Para-Athletics), Virender Singh  (Wrestling – Deaf) Delhi: Wrestler Vinesh Phogat conferred with Arjuna Award by President Mukherjee pic.twitter.com/OEyzbhSU11 ANI (@ANI_news) August 29, 2016Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee presents Arjuna Award to Raghunath V.R. for Hockey pic.twitter.com/VbKGil5iSe ANI (@ANI_news) August 29, 2016Delhi: Footballer Subrata Paul conferred with Arjuna Award by President Mukherjee pic.twitter.com/EOPt7ZYtHb ANI (@ANI_news) August 29, 2016Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee presents Arjuna Award to Lalita Shivaji Babar for Athletics pic.twitter.com/CX8fs4x7vH ANI (@ANI_news) August 29, 201612.45 IST: President Pranab Mukherjee confers Nagapuri Ramesh (Athletics), Sagar Mal Dhayal (Boxing), Raj Kumar Sharma (Cricket), Bishweshwar Nandi (Gymnastics), S Pradeep Kumar (Swimming), Mahabir Singh (Wrestling) with Dronacharya Awards.Raj Kumar Sharma (Coach of Virat Kohli and Ishant Sharma) conferred with Dronacharya award by President Mukherjee pic.twitter.com/pYOh9R5SHYadvertisement ANI (@ANI_news) August 29, 2016Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee presents Dronacharya Award to Bishweshwar Nandi (Coach of Dipa Karmakar) pic.twitter.com/TMY35vmxO9 ANI (@ANI_news) August 29, 201612.40 IST: President Pranab Mukherjee confers PV Sindhu, Dipa Karmakar, Sakshi Malik and Jitu Rai with Khel Ratna awards.LIVE: #PVSindhu and #DipaKarmakar receive #KhelRatnaAward from President Mukherjee pic.twitter.com/pBoIlSisRj Doordarshan News (@DDNewsLive) August 29, 2016LIVE: #SakshiMalik (Wrestling) and #JituRai (Shooting) receive #KhelRatnaAward from President Mukherjee pic.twitter.com/BFdNjjM5QM Doordarshan News (@DDNewsLive) August 29, 201612.30 IST: The coverage of the event has begun. Stay with us. Meanwhile, here’s a list of the awardees.Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ranta 2016PV Sindhu – BadmintonDipa Karmakar – GymnasticsJitu Rai – ShootingSakshi Malik -Wrestling Dronacharya Awards 2016Nagapuri Ramesh – AthleticsSagar Mal Dhayal – BoxingRaj Kumar Sharma -CricketBishweshwar Nandi – GymnasticsS. Pradeep Kumar – Swimming (Lifetime)Mahabir Singh – Wrestling (Lifetime) Arjuna Awards 2016Shri Rajat Chauhan – Archery            Lalita Babar – Athletics                 Shri Sourav Kothari -Billiards & SnookerShiva Thapa – Boxing  Ajinkya Rahane – CricketSubrata Paul –  Football                 Rani – Hockey       Raghunath V.R. – Hockey                 Gurpreet Singh – ShootingApurvi Chandela – Shooting            Soumyajit Ghosh – Table Tennis           Vinesh Phogat – Wrestling           Amit Kumar – Wrestling           Sandeep Singh Mann – Para-Athletics            Virender Singh – Wrestling (Deaf) Dhyan Chand Award 2016Ms. Satti Geetha – AthleticsShri Sylvanus Dung Dung – HockeyShri Rajendra Pralhad Shelke – Rowing 12.10 IST: On the eve of the National Sports Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi met Sindhu, Sakshi, Dipa and Jitu at his residence in New Delhi.He also met the Khel Ratna awardees, Dhyan Chand awardees, Dronacharya awardees, and Tenzing Norgay awardees.Later, the Prime Minister said in a tweet that every Indian is proud of these athletes and that a major role in the success of every athlete is the perseverance of their coaches..@PMOIndia @narendramodi meets Khel Ratna Awardees of 2016, @Pvsindhu1, @SakshiMalik, @DipaKarmakar and @JituRai pic.twitter.com/fpkxUwVT3L All India Radio News (@airnewsalerts) August 28, 201612.00 IST: Apart from this, 15 sports persons have been chosen for Arjuna Awards, among them are Olympian runner Lalita Babar, cricketer Ajinkya Rahane, boxer Shiva Thapa and wrestler Vinesh Phogat.Athlete Satti Geetha, hockey player Sylvanus Dung Dung and rower Rajendra Pralhad Shelke will be given the Dhyanchand Award.11.55 IST: Six coaches will be honoured with Dronacharya Awards, including Dipa Karmakar’s coach Bishweshwar Nandi, Nagapuri Ramesh for athletics, Sagar Mal Dhayal for boxing and Raj Kumar Sharma for cricket.The Dronacharya Award for Lifetime contribution will be given to S. Pradeep Kumar for swimming and Mahabir Singh for wrestling. 11.50 IST: Welcome to our Live Coverage of the National Sports Awards. Stay tuned for all the latest updates. Brief Preview: President Pranab Mukherjee will give away the national sports awards at Rashtrapati Bhawan today to celebrate the occasion of National Sports Day.The day is celebrated to honour legendary hockey player, Major Dhyan Chand Singh who was born on 29th August, 1905.Olympics Silver medalist Badminton player PV Sindhu, Bronze medalist wrestler Sakshi Malik, gymnast Dipa Karmakar and shooter Jitu Rai will be conferred the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Awards.advertisementThe award is given for the most outstanding performance by a sportsperson over a period of four years.last_img read more

Penrose Room the most celebrated restaurant in Co

first_imgPenrose Room, the most celebrated restaurant in Colorado history, introduces a new summer menu featuring a dazzling array of classic fine dining appetizers, entrées, and desserts. The stellar cuisine, by Executive Chef Bertrand Bouquin, is enhanced by an extensive European wine list and live nightly entertainment and dancing from its unique vantage point atop the renovated South Tower of the historic BROADMOOR.Executive Chef Bertrand Bouquin has built Penrose Room’s menu on a solid foundation of classical cooking. Bouquin employs the insightful use of Mediterranean influences ranging from North Africa to the Côte d’Azur. His artful plating, along with the room’s elegant decor, creates an experience sure to be memorable.Three and four-course prix fixe menus are offered for $72 and $78, respectively, in addition to a chef’s tasting menu of seven courses for $102 or $158 with wine pairings. Among the summer appetizer selections are Maine Lobster Salad “Niçoise” with shaved fennel and blood orange reduction; Rabbit Salad Confit with Mâche topped with grebish dressing and sweet and sour turnips, and Louisiana Crawfish with truffle gnocchi, and prosciutto fricassée. Examples of Bouquin’s summer entrées include Sautéed Striped Bass with Morels, purple potatoes, and pickled ramps; Meyer Lemon Glazed Chicken Breast with baby fennel, petite heirloom tomatoes, and rosemary juice, and Venison Loin with Cocoa Bean Crust served with hazelnut spaetzle, and yellow foot chanterelles.A selection of vegetarian appetizers and entrées includes: Potato and Almond Soup with chive cream; Wild Mushroom Fricassee with chestnuts, parsley and garlic coulis; and Artichoke and Arugula Ravioli with ricotta cheese and olive niçoise.To complement the dinner menu, Executive Restaurant Pastry Chef Rèmy Fünfrock has introduced an array of decadent desserts including Chilled Golden Pineapple and Passion Fruit Soup with mint ice cream; Vanilla Goat Cheese Panacotta with macerated berries, lime petit beurre and a balsamic vinegar reduction, and the “Pure Caraibe” Chocolate Palet with praline nougatine and licorice whipped cream.Under the management of Wine Director Tim Baldwin, Penrose Room’s wine list is formidable at 450 bottles, but keeps a tight focus on Old World appellations, among which are found both time-honored classics and emerging stars. The list is designed to accommodate those at the threshold of discovery as well as seasoned connoisseurs, and offers 30 wines by the glass.www.broadmoor.comlast_img read more