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Several injured in police action to disperse protestors in Assam’s Baghjan

Tinsukia: Several people, including policemen, were injured when security personnel used force to disperse protestors who were allegedly preventing OIL authorities from clearing materials from its Baghjan oil well site, which was the spot of a major fire last year, in Assam’s Tinsukia district on Saturday, a senior police officer said. The Oil India Limited […]

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Meghalaya: NGO Awaken India Movement attempts to stage protest, stopped by cops

Shillong: Members of NGO Awaken India Movement (AIM) in Shillong on Saturday joined the nationwide demonstration against mandatory COVID-19 vaccination and lockdown and defend the fundamental rights of the people. AIM members gathered at Motphran at 12 pm to carry out a peaceful demonstration. They had intended to march to GS Road via Police Bazar, […]

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It was great to witness Mirabai Chanu’s success: Malleswari

New Delhi: India’s first Olympic medallist in weightlifting, Karnam Malleswari, on Saturday hailed Mirabai Chanu’s silver in the Tokyo Games, and expressed happiness at the Manipuri youngster’s feat that surpassed her pioneering effort in the 2000 Sydney Games. The 46-year-old Malleswari is currently the vice-chancellor of the Delhi Sports University. “Twenty years after Sydney Olympics […]

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Coaches of Tokyo gold winners to get Rs 12.5 lakh from IOA, Chanu coach to get Rs 10 lakh

Tokyo: Tokyo Games silver winner Mirabai Chanu’s coach Vijay Sharma will get Rs 10 lakh after his ward’s historic feat as the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) on Saturday announced cash rewards for coaches of Olympic medal winners. The coaches of gold medal winners will get Rs 12.5 lakh while those of bronze medallists will be given […]