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BJP MP sexually abused sportswomen, alleges top Indian wrestlers

NEW DELHI: BJP MP Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh has been accused of sexual harassment and physical abuse by top Indian wrestlers. Among the Indian wrestlers, who have accused the BJP MP of sexual harassment are Vinesh Phogat, Sakshi Malik, Anshu Malik and Bajrang Punia. Notably, Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh is the president of the Wrestling …

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IPL 2022: Delhi Capitals team bus ‘vandalised’ in Mumbai

In a shocking incident, the bus of Indian Premier League (IPL) team – Delhi Capital was allegedly vandalised by miscreants in Mumbai.  The Delhi Capitals team bus was vandalised when it was outside a five-star hotel in Mumbai.  The Mumbai police has informed that a case has been registered under sections 143,147,149,427 of Indian Penal …

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200 people injured as sitting gallery collapses during football match

Around 200 people sustained injuries with at least five in critical condition, after a sitting gallery collapsed during a football match.  The incident has been reported from Poongode at Malappuram in Kerala.  The temporary sitting gallery set up at the LP school ground at Poongode in Kerala’s Malappuram collapsed during a match of the All-India …

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‘Pray for our Muslim brothers & sisters in India’: German footballer Mesut Ozil

Alleged human rights violation of Muslims in India have now caught the attention of the world.  Football star from Germany Mesut Ozil, who is being followed and idolised by many across the globe, has also raised the issue of alleged human rights violation of Muslims in India.  Mesut Ozil has condemned the alleged human rights …

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Assam: Hima Das makes a comeback, bags gold at National Athletics Championship 2022

Guwahati: Dhing Express Hima Das has clocked a personal best in the women’s 100m for the second time in two days taking home the gold medal at the National Inter-State Athletics Championships 2022 being held in Chennai on Saturday. This has been termed to be a comeback for the sprinter as earlier she did not qualify for the …

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Hima Das qualifies for Birmingham Commonwealth Games, 2022

Guwahati: Dhing Express Hima Das qualified for the upcoming 200-metre event at the Birmingham Commonwealth Games, 2022. The 2022 Commonwealth Games, officially known as the XXII Commonwealth Games and commonly known as Birmingham 2022, is an international multi-sport event for members of the Commonwealth that is scheduled to be held in Birmingham, England from 28 July to 8 August. Also …

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World Athletics Championships: Neeraj Chopra qualifies for men’s javelin final with one throw

Guwahati: Neeraj Chopra has qualified for the men’s javelin throw final at the World Athletics Championships 2020 in his first attempt with a throw of 88.39m. The World Athletics Championships are scheduled to be held in Eugene, Oregon. The 24-year-old Indian athlete was in Group A of the qualification round. He is now set for the …

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Commonwealth Games 2022: Sanket Sargar wins silver for India in weightlifting

BIRMINGHAM: Sanket Sargar has given India its first medal at the ongoing commonwealth games held at Birmingham in England. Sanket Sargar finished second in men’s 55kg weightlifting event to open India’s medal count in Birmingham. He lifted a combined weight of 248kg (113 in Snatch and 135kg in C&J). Sanket Sargar injured himself while attempting …

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India’s Gururaja Poojary brings in bronze at Commonwealth Games 2022

Birmingham: India added another medal to its medal tally at the Birmingham Commonwealth Games 2022 with Gururaja Poojary winning the bronze medal in weightlifting. Gururaja Poojary won the bronze medal in the men’s 61kg weightlifting category with a total weight of 269kg (118+151). Malaysian weightlifter Muhammad Aznil bin Bidin set a new Commonwealth record to win …

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Bajrang Punia brings in gold for India at CWG 2022

Delhi: Bajrang Punia brought in the first gold medal in wrestling for India at the ongoing Commonwealth Games 2022. He defeated Canadian wrester Lachlan McNeil in the men’s 65kg freestyle wrestling final. It may be mentioned that the Indian wrestler is also an Olympic bronze medalist and has another Commonwealth gold as well as a silver …

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