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India thrash New Zealand to win Olympic Test Event
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India thrash New Zealand to win Olympic Test Event

It was an act of sweet revenge for Indian men’s hockey team for their round-robin league-stage defeat at the hands of New Zealand securing a 5-0 win in the final of the Olympic Test Event. Captain Harmanpreet Singh (7’) launched the first strike before Shamsher Singh, Nilakanta Sharma, Gursahibjit Singh and Mandeep Singh scored for India. India had suffered 1-2 loss to New Zealand earlier in the group stage.

Jonathan Trott, Mark Ramprakash in contention for India batting coach post
Sports

Jonathan Trott, Mark Ramprakash in contention for India batting coach post

Sanjay Bangar will face stiff competition from Mark Ramprakash and Jonathan Trott for India’s batting coach post. The two Englishmen are the most high-profile candidates attending the interview. The other noted candidates are former Sri Lanka batsman Thilan Samaraweera, former India opener Vikram Rathour, Pravin Amre, and Amol Mazumdar. Indian selectors will announce the list of support staff members on Thursday.

Trump's Denmark Trip rescheduled after Danish PM declines Greenland Sale
Politics

Trump's Denmark Trip rescheduled after Danish PM declines Greenland Sale

President Donald Trump has called off his Denmark visit after Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen refused any discussion on the sale of Greenland. She said, "Greenland is not for sale. Greenland is not Danish. Greenland belongs to Greenland." She called it an absurd discussion. Trump and the first lady were supposed to attend meetings and several ceremonies in Warsaw, Poland, as a part of the same trip.

Chandrayaan 2 closer to Moon surface after successfully entering second lunar orbit
Technology

Chandrayaan 2 closer to Moon surface after successfully entering second lunar orbit

Today, Chandrayaan 2 has successfully performed a critical maneuver for 20 minutes as it got inserted into the Lunar orbit to get closer to the surface of the Moon, ISRO has announced. The next maneuver in the Lunar orbit will take place on 28th August. ISRO said that all the parameters of the craft are normal and the next big step will happen on 7th September when the spacecraft will land on the South pole of the Moon.

BJP files complaint against Anurag Kashyap for hurting Sikh sentiments in Sacred Games S2
Entertainment

BJP files complaint against Anurag Kashyap for hurting Sikh sentiments in Sacred Games S2

Bollywood director Anurag Kashyap has been landed into legal trouble after Delhi BJP spokesperson Tajinder Bagga filed a police complaint against him for intentionally hurting Sikh sentiments by adding a scene which disrespects Sikh religious symbol Kada in his web series on Netflix Sacred Games 2. The scene involves Saif Ali Khan, who plays the character of a Sikh cop, take off his Kada and throw it into the sea.

Leading biscuit maker, Parle to scrap off 10,000 Workers due to reduced demands
Business

Leading biscuit maker, Parle to scrap off 10,000 Workers due to reduced demands

The economic slowdown has led companies to curtail production starting from cars, clothes, and even the leading biscuits makers. Sources reported that Parle Products Pvt Ltd might dismiss 10,000 employees as slow economic growth and falling demand. Increase in taxes compelled Parle to give fewer biscuits per pack, which hit the demand of lower-income rural consumer Indians as they are price sensitive.

Relief chopper crashes in Uttarakhand's Uttarkashi,  3 dead
Miscellaneous

Relief chopper crashes in Uttarakhand's Uttarkashi, 3 dead

A helicopter, carrying relief material sent to flood-affected areas, has crashed in Uttarkashi. Two IAF helicopters from Jolly Grant Airport in Dehradun were sent by IAF to flood-affected Arakot in Uttarkashi district out of which 1 aircraft has been crashed. Reportedly, the helicopter was going from Mori to Moldi, in Uttarkashi district and 3 people who were on-board died in the incident.


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