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Tokyo Olympics: Fencer Bhavani Devi happy with lessons in Tokyo, declares ‘Will work on technique’

Tokyo Olympics: Fencer Bhavani Devi happy with lessons in Tokyo, declares ‘Will work on technique’: A second round exit in her debut Olympics at Tokyo was a lesson for India’s lone fencer Bhavani Devi, who said she would work on improving her technique to scale greater heights in the future.

Vijay Mallya bankrupt, declares London High Court

The ruling will help the consortium of Indian banks led by the State Bank of India to recover debt from loans given to Vijay Mallya’s now-defunct Kingfisher Airlines by seizing his India assets.

India’s medal count at the Tokyo Olympics: More than 2 but not double-digit

A look at some disciplines and athletes that have performed consistently at the international stage and would be in with a shot for a medal at the Tokyo Olympics.

Tokyo Olympics: Mirabai Chanu might get medal upgrade, anti-doping authorities to test Chinese weightlifter

Gold winner Zhihui Hou asked to stay back in Japan for necessary formalities

Tokyo Olympics: Indian men's archery team reaches quarter-finals

Atanu Das drilled in six perfect 10s to play a crucial role in win over Kazakhstan at the Yumenoshima Park

INDIA WINS FIRST SILVER AT TOKYO OLYMPICS. Weightlifter Mira Chanu clinched the Silver in 49 KG category

A confident smile never leaving her face, Mirabai Chanu ended India's over two decade-long wait for a weightlifting medal at the Olympics, clinching the 49kg category silver medal five years after leaving the same platform in tears following a disastrous debut. With her historic triumph, she ensured that India was second on the medals tally for a brief while, a feat that has never been achieved before by the country. It was also the first time that India managed to win a medal on the opening day competitions.

Navjot Singh Sidhu Appoint Punjab Congress President

Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Sunday appointed Navjot Singh Sidhu as the new president of the party's Punjab unit, notwithstanding the strong opposition from Chief Minister Amarinder Singh.

Confiscated Shares Of Vijay Mallya, Nirav Modi, Mehul Choksi Sold. SBI Thus Recovers 792 Crores

A Consortium of banks led by the country’s largest lender, State Bank of India (SBI), has realised Rs 792.11 crore after selling shares handed over to it by the Enforcement Directorate (ED), following confiscation to assets of fugitive businessmen Vijay Mallya, Nirav Modi and Mehul Choksi. The ED said that till date assets worth Rs 13,109.17 crore have been handed over to banks.

France Court Freezes India Assets in Paris

PARIS - A French court froze 20 residential properties worth over 20 million euros ($24 million) belonging to the India government in Paris while upholding a petition filed by Cairn Energy seeking to force the Narendra Modi government to fork out a $1.7-billion international arbitration award. The order issued by the Tribunal Judiciaire de Paris is deeply embarrassing for the Modi government, which has refused to pay the sum after losing a tax dispute with Cairn Energy that dates back to 2014.

France Court allows Cairn to seize Indian Government properties in Paris

A France court, Tribunal judiciaire de Paris, ordered freezing (through judicial mortgages) of residential real estate owned by the Government of India in central Paris. The court order affects some 20 centrally located properties, belonging to the Indian Government and valued at more than 20 million euros, as part of a guarantee of the debt owed to Cairn Energy PLC. 

Dilip Kumar passes away at 98 in Mumbai

Ever since he turned 90 in 2012, frequent reports of his 'sad demise' have spread, so when he quietly passed away, news outlets heard it with disbelief at first. He was a man of many records. But when Dilip Kumar slipped away on Wednesday, July 7, 2021, in Mumbai, he also held an unbeaten record as the celebrity who died the maximum number of times. No Indian actor passed on as many times as Dilip Kumar did. Ever since he turned 90 in 2012, frequent reports of his “sad demise” would spread so far and wide, and with such authenticity, that when he quietly passed away at age 98, every news outlet heard it with disbelief at first and then double-checked it before putting it out as confirmed information.

Amazon, Tata say Indian govt e-commerce rules will hit businesses: Report

Amazon.com Inc and India's Tata Group warned government officials on Saturday that plans for tougher rules for online retailers would have a major impact on their business models, four sources familiar with the discussions told Reuters. New rules limiting flash sales, barring misleading advertisements and mandating a complaints system, among other proposals, could force the likes of Amazon and Flipkart to review their business structures, and may increase costs for domestic rivals including Reliance Industries' JioMart, BigBasket and Snapdeal.

HORNET’s NEST STIRRED: Indian Air Force Veterans Angry On Rawat terming IAF a 'Supporting Arm'

NEW DELHI - Indian Air Force veterans on Saturday expressed deep anger and shock at chief of defence staff General Bipin Rawat describing the IAF as a “supporting arm” in the planned integrated theatre commands of the three armed forces. Rawat, tasked by the Narendra Modi government to facilitate the integration process, had been asked at the programme, organised online by the think tank Global Counter Terrorism Council, about the IAF not being keen on the proposed theatre commands integrating the capabilities of the tri-services.

Twitter's Resident Grievance Officer In India Quits

Twitter's interim resident grievance officer for India has stepped down, leaving the micro-blogging site without a grievance official as mandated by the new IT rules to address complaints from Indian subscribers. The source said that Dharmendra Chatur, who was recently appointed as interim resident grievance officer for India by Twitter, has quit from the post. Twitter declined to comment.

 
 
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