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Manu Bhaker wins gold in 10 metre Air Pistol
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Manu Bhaker wins gold in 10 metre Air Pistol, India's first gold at 2019 ISSF World Cup

17-year-old Indian shooter, Manu Bhaker, indited her name in the record books on Thursday as she bagged a gold medal in Women's 10 metre Air Pistol event at the ISSF World Cup. Bhaker also managed to register a junior world record score of 244.7. She helped India clinch its first gold in the event. Yashaswini Deswal, who was competing in the same event, finished at the 6th spot in the final round of the game.

Manu Bhaker wins gold in 10 metre Air Pistol
Sports

Manu Bhaker wins gold in 10 metre Air Pistol, India's first gold at 2019 ISSF World Cup

17-year-old Indian shooter, Manu Bhaker, indited her name in the record books on Thursday as she bagged a gold medal in Women's 10 metre Air Pistol event at the ISSF World Cup. Bhaker also managed to register a junior world record score of 244.7. She helped India clinch its first gold in the event. Yashaswini Deswal, who was competing in the same event, finished at the 6th spot in the final round of the game.

A shocking incident was reported from Kolkata wherein bundles
Politics

Demonetised Rs 500, Rs 100 notes & bundles of Rs 2000 showered from a building in Kolkata during DRI raid

A shocking incident was reported from Kolkata wherein bundles of Rs 2000 & demonetised Rs 500, Rs 100 notes were showered from a building when officials from Directorate of Revenue Intelligence reached a private firm's office to conduct a search operation. The office was identified as Hoque Mercantile Pvt Ltd & is located on the 6th floor of a building in Bentinck Street. It reportedly deals with the export-import business.

Technology

Chandrayaan-2's Vikram hard-landed within 500 meters of target: Govt

The Govt said Chandrayaan-2's Vikram lander hard-landed as the reduction in velocity during its descent was more than the designed parameters. The 1st phase of descent was performed nominally from 30 km to 7.4 km & velocity was reduced from 1683 m/sec to 146 m/sec. The reduction in velocity was more than the designed value during the 2nd phase, which resulted in Vikram's hard-landing within 500 m of the target site.

Entertainment

Noah Hawley to write, direct next 'Star Trek' movie

'Legion' creator Noah Hawley is likely to write and direct the next 'Star Trek' movie. Though there’s hardly any plot details available, as per reports this film will see Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Karl Urban and Zoe Saldana returning. It will be the fourth movie in the cinematic series, and a separate one from another 'Star Trek' movie being developed with Quentin Tarantino producing and Mark L. Smith writing.

Business

German airline Hahn Air issues first blockchain tickets, flew just 3 execs

A German airline announced to have issued the 1st airline tickets enabled by blockchain technology, in partnership with Winding Tree, an open-source travel distribution platform. The airline claims to be the 1st to allow passengers holding blockchain-based tickets to board a flight. An airline executive said that Hahn Air is not at the point of commercializing blockchain-powered tickets yet, but the company will look into it.

Miscellaneous

Government called it "mistaken fratricide" after the shooting down of its own helicopter in Kashmir

Govt called it "mistaken fratricide" after the shooting down of its own helicopter by the IAF in Kashmir on 27th Feb. A surface-to-air missile of the IAF has shot down the Mi-17 aircraft in Budgam in the Kashmir Valley. This incident killed six IAF personnel on board the chopper and a civilian on the ground. This was developed due to the hostile action by Pak Air Force. The helicopter crashed in Budgam around 10 am.