Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports

Sindhu became the first Indian to win a World Championships gold medal by defeating Japan's Nozomi Okuhara 21-7, 21-7 in the finals of the tournament on Sunday.

Earlier, Indian sprinter Dutee Chand's nomination for Arjuna award and cricketer Harbhajan's nomination for Khel Ratna award were rejected by the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports.