Now that he has put down his rifle for the last time, he wants to ensure technology is easily accessible for everyone. These words hold a special place in Abhinav Bindra’s life, especially in his career.
The Union Sports Minister Vijay Goel on Monday said that the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the constitution of the task force committee.
I met Abhinav some 16 years ago in Munich during a World Cup. He was a very young boy. I was a very old man. He came to me and asked if it was possible for him to train with me. I said, ‘yeah, well, why not?’.
I go back to 1996 when a young boy in a shimmering Mercedes Benz came at the Karni Singh shooting range in Delhi. My first impression — and that was the verdict of many others — was of another rich brat who just wanted to play with guns. Little did I know then that the …