Organiser
Get it on Google Play
Get it on Google Play

Top Stories

32nd Summer Olympic Games gets underway with a sombre opening ceremony in Tokyo

WebdeskJul 24, 2021, 08:05 AM IST

32nd Summer Olympic Games gets underway with a sombre opening ceremony in Tokyo

The mega quadrennial event is being held at the newly built National Stadium in the Japanese capital.

  

The biggest sporting event in the world, the 32nd Summer Olympic Games, got underway with a glittering opening ceremony in Tokyo this evening, after a one-year postponement due to the Coronavirus pandemic. The mega quadrennial event is being held at the newly built National Stadium in the Japanese capital.

 

The event started with pink fireworks bursting into the air after a countdown. The ceremony is taking place in the presence of just a few hundred officials and dignitaries, including Japan's Emperor Naruhito, French President Emmanuel Macron and US First Lady Jill Biden.

 

Boxer M.C. Mary Kom and Indian Men's Hockey team's captain Manpreet Singh led the 127-member strong Indian contingent.

 

President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi conveyed their best wishes to the Indian contingent at the Tokyo Olympics on behalf of all Indians. In a tweet, Mr Kovind expressed confidence that they all will excel, win laurels and make the country proud.

 

In a tweet, Mr Modi said they look forward to a season of incredible performances by the world's best sportspersons.

 

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has wished India's contingent for Tokyo Olympics the very best. In a tweet, Mr Modi asked everyone to cheer 4 India. He also said that he caught a few glimpses of the Opening Ceremony of the Games. 

 

Courtesy: AIR 

 

Comments

Also read: We ensured VIP culture does not overshadow the COVID-19 vaccination programme: PM Mod ..

Kanailal Dutt: Hero Of First Revolution

Download Organiser Mobile App:
Mobile App: https://play.google.com/store/apps/de...

Visit Us At:
Website: https://www.organiser.org/

Follow us on:
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/eOrganiser

Koo: https://www.kooapp.com/profile/eOrganiser

Twitter: https://twitter.com/eOrganiser

Telegram: https://t.me/eorganiser

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/organiser_weekly

Background Music Credits: https://www.bensound.com

Also read: Red Jihad: CPM worker arrested for raping and forcing a minor girl to convert to Isla ..

Boats, Ambulance and Committed Volunteers: Seva Bharati helping people to overcome Kerala floods
Ad featuring actor Aamir Khan creating 'unrest among Hindus': Karnataka BJP MP Hegde

BSF personnel now seize rare 'Australian' birds in Indo-Bangla border

BSF jawans were manning the Indo-Bangladesh border when they spotted cartons and found the birds inside. New Delhi: Smuggling, they say, is a continuous business along most international borders, especially in South Asia. But there has been a marked change lately. Unlike the usual seizure of contraband smuggled items, fake currencies and other items across the international border, the BSF soldiers posted at the Hardaypur outpost in West Bengal has now got hold of 'smuggled' birds ...

BSF personnel now seize rare 'Australian' birds in Indo-Bangla border