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Rio Olympics 2016: Day 7 round up

On day 7 at the Rio Olympic village, Indian tennis stars Sania Mirza and Rohan Bopanna entered the semi-final round of the mixed doubles tennis event. Mirza/Bopanna, who have paired for the first time, defeated the Great Britain’s Andy Murray and Heather Watson in the quarterfinal match in straight sets[Read More…]

PoK an integral part of India: PM Modi

Prime Minister Modi, announced in the all-party meeting on Friday that Pakistan-occupied-Kashmir is a part of Jammu and Kashmir. He also added that “there can’t be any compromise on national security but we have to win confidence of people” while chairing the meeting. Former PM Manmohan Singh assured “full-cooperation” by Congress party.[Read More…]

Rio Olympics 2016: Day 5 round up

On the 5th day of Olympics, Indian archers Bombayla Devi Laishram and Deepika Kumari advanced to the women’s individual pre-quarterfinals. In round 64, Bombayla Devi Laishram registered a win by 6-2 against Austria’s Laurence Baldauff. Later, she defeated Taipei’s Lin Shih-Chia—a silver medalist at 2015 World Archery Championships by margin[Read More…]

Irom Sharmila: Fought for 16 years, homeless now

Irom Sharmila, who ended her 16-year-long fast yesterday, is struggling to find a shelter in Manipur. The 44-year-old activist had announced that she will try a different approach to fight Armed Forces Special Power Act (AFSPA) by contesting elections in Manipur polls. After breaking her fast on Tuesday outside the[Read More…]

Narendra Modi is all over Rakhi Sawant’s dress!

Known for her penchant for staying in news and inviting controversies right, left and centre, India’s controversy queen- Rakhi Sawant has again grabbed eyeballs. Appearing in a dress plastered with Prime Minister Narenda Modi’s pictures, she declared her love for the PM in the most unconventional manner. She was attending[Read More…]

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