New Delhi :
India’s earnest wait for their first medal after four fruitless days continued on day 5 in the Olympic Games with strong pistol shooting hope Jitu Rai crashing out of his pet 50m event without making the final.
Indian archer Laishram Bombayla Devi advanced to the pre-quarterfinals of the women's individual recurve competition after defeating Chinese Taipei's Lin Shih-Chia at the Rio Olympics on Wednesday.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Russian President Vladimir Putin and Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalithaa on Wednesday jointly inaugurated Unit 1 of Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant. CM Jayalalithaa spoke at the joint inauguration via video conference. Russian President Putin also joined in via VC.
Terrorist Bahadur Ali who was arrested during Kupwara encounter by security forces on July 26 was remanded to National Investigation Agency (NIA) custody for 12 days by a Special NIA court.
The license of prestigious Hiranandani hospital in Mumbai has been suspended for organ transplants after five doctors, including the CEO and Medical Director of the hospital, were arrested on Tuesday in connection with kidney selling scandal.
India's Bombayla Devi on Wednesday defeated Chinese Taipei's Lin Shih-Chia to enter round of 16 in Archery event at Rio Olympics. India is hoping for its first medal at the Rio Olympics 2016 as two of its star shooters Jitu Rai and Prakash Nanjappa in action in the qualifiers on Wednesday.