Tokyo Olympics: PV Sindhu, Mary Kom In Focus For India On Day 3

The third day of the Tokyo Olympics 2020, which got underway on Friday, will see stars like PV Sindhu and MC Mary Kom kick off their respective campaigns at the Games. While weightlifter Mirabai Chanu opened India’s medal tally on Day 2 of Tokyo Games, Day 3 will also see some athletes in contention for medals. While India’s shooting contingent disappointed on Saturday, the likes of Manu Bhaker and Yashaswini Singh Deswal will be looking to do better in the Women’s 10m Air Pistol event. Divyansh Singh Panwar will also…

Rajasthan Government Teacher Sends Lewd Texts To Student, Beaten Up: Cops

<!– –> The police have arrested the accused (Representational) Jaipur: A government school teacher was thrashed by villagers for allegedly sending obscene messages and videos to a Class 10 student in Rajasthan’s Sikar district, the police said on Saturday. The accused teacher Suresh Kumar, posted at a secondary school in Fatehpur, had allegedly sent messages and videos to the girl, who informed her family about this, they said. The girl’s family members and other villagers on Saturday reached the school and allegedly thrashed the teacher, the police said. “The girl…

Drug Dealer Injured In Encounter In Assam While Allegedly Trying To Flee

<!– –> The rising cases of encounters in Assam has become a major issue with the Opposition (Representational) Karimganj, Assam: A drug peddler and two policemen were injured in a gunfight in Assam’s Karimganj district on Saturday, the police said. Acting on a tip-off, the police tried to arrest the drug dealer red-handed near the Bangladesh border, but he allegedly tried to escape by snatching the service pistol of a policeman, Superintendent of Police Padmanav Barua said. The police opened fire and injured him. Two police personnel were also wounded…

BJP Links Trinamool’s “Khela Hobe Divas” To Direct Action Day Of 1946

<!– –> Mamata Banerjee announced that the Khela Hobe Divas will be celebrated on August 16 (File) Kolkata: The BJP’s West Bengal unit Saturday objected to the Trinamool Congress (TMC) government’s plan to observe the “Khela Hobe Divas” on August 16, stating that the Muslim League had proclaimed the Direct Action Day on this date in 1946, which led to the killing of a large number of people. The TMC said that its government has already announced it will observe the day in memory of the football lovers who were…

Haryana Officials Dismantle Manohar Lal Khattar’s Temple Built By Locals

<!– –> The temple had a portrait of Manohar Lal Khattar (File) Bhiwani, Haryana: A “temple” of Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar built by locals in the state’s Narnaul district was demolished Saturday, municipal officials said. Municipal council official Abhay Yadav said they have seized the portrait of the chief minister that was kept at the “temple”. He said the structure was built recently at a “disputed” plot and the matter is pending before the Punjab and Haryana High Court. He said that the locals would perform morning and…

Man Posing As UP Cop To Impress Girlfriend, Arrested In Delhi: Official

<!– –> Ajay, who impersonated as a cop, is a water supplier, police said. (Reprsentational) New Delhi: A 20-year-old man has been arrested from southwest Delhi’s Dwakra area for allegedly posing as a sub-inspector of Uttar Pradesh Police to impress his girlfriend, officials said on Saturday. The accused has been identified as Ajay, a resident of Mathura in UP, they said. According to the police, the manager of a hotel in Dwarka found something suspicious about the accused when he checked-in and informed the police. The police reached there and…

Mobile Phone Snatching Gang Busted In UP, 4 Minors Detained

<!– –> The accused stole the phone of a ward boy who works at the district hospital, they said. Muzaffarnagar: A mobile phone snatching gang was busted with the arrest of four people in Uttar Pradesh’s Shamli district, police said on Saturday. Senior police official Sukirti Madhav Mishra said that the gang was busted on Friday during the investigation of a mobile phone theft. In the incident on July 17, the accused stole the phone of a ward boy named, Nitin Kumar, who works at the district hospital, they said.…

Engineers, Postgraduates Among 8,000 For “Dom” Posts At Kolkata Hospital

<!– –> In Kolkata, 8,000 people have applied for six posts of laboratory assistants. (Representational) Kolkata: Engineers, graduates and postgraduates were among 8,000 people who have applied for six posts of laboratory assistants, also called ”dom” in the morgue parlance, to handle corpses at a state-run hospital in Kolkata, an official at the medical establishment said on Saturday. Around 100 engineers, 500 postgraduates and 2,200 graduates have applied for six ”dom” posts at the Forensic Medicine and Toxicology Department of the Nil Ratan Sircar Medical College and Hospital, he said.…