Hangzhou, China: It was a show of the future with the latest technologies on display from AI to 3D as Xi Jinping declared the Asian Games 2023 open in front of a houseful Hangzhou Olympic Expo Center.
Our principal reporter Dipankar Lahiri had some updates from directly from the venue of the opening ceremony.
As it happened:
- 23 Sep 2023 4:25 PM GMT
World champion Nikhat Zareen will be in action in women's boxing while Rowers will eye to open India's medal tally. Indian men's hockey team will start their campaign for the gold medal while the Indian men's team faces Myanmar in a must-win match.
Here is the whole schedule: Indians in action on September 24
- 23 Sep 2023 2:36 PM GMT
Prime Minister Naraendra Modi convey his best wishes to the Indian contingent to motivate them.
- 23 Sep 2023 1:51 PM GMT
Taiwan participates as Chinese Taipei in sporting events and the reason behind it is the political battle between China and Taiwan.
Here is every you need to know about this: White flag! Chinese Taipei or Taiwan - what’s in the name?