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Top 5 news at 9 pm on Aug 26: PM Modi sets up task force for Olympic Games

Prime Minister Narendra Modi On Friday Announced That A Task Force Will Be Set Up To Prepare An Action Plan For The Next Three Olympic Games That Will Be Held In 2020, 2024, 2028.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Neha Singh | Updated on: 26 Aug 2016, 09:07:57 PM

New Delhi :

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday announced that a task force will be set up to prepare an action plan for the next three Olympic Games that will be held in 2020, 2024, 2028. According to reports, the task force will prepare the overall strategy for sports facilities, training, selection procedure and other related matters.

1) Rio in the past, PM Modi sets up task force to prepare for next three Olympics Games

The decision comes in the wake of the dismal performance by Indian sportspersons at recently concluded Rio Olympics in which India ended up with just two models - a silver by ace shuttler PV Sindhu and bronze by wrestler Sakshi Malik.

2) Sucha Singh Chhotepur, accused of taking bribe, removed as AAP's Punjab Convener

The political affairs committee (PAC) of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Friday removed its Punjab state convenor Sucha Singh Chhotepur, who was accused of taking bribe for issuing tickets.

3) Can't order establishment of 'Ram Rajya' in the country: SC

The Supreme Court on Friday said it cannot order the establishment of 'Ram Rajya' in the country and it cannot do several things it wanted to due to its "limited capacity".

4) Triple talaq: Supreme Court issues notice to Centre on plea challenging talaq-e-bidat

Talaq-e-bidat is a Muslim man divorcing his wife by pronouncing more than one talaq in a single tuhr (the period between two menstruations), or in a tuhr after coitus, or pronouncing an irrevocable instantaneous divorce at one go (unilateral triple-talaq).

5) Odisha: Woman's crumpled dead body carried on bamboo stick in Balasore as no ambulance was available

A day after a man from Kalahandi district was seen carrying his wife’s corpse on his shoulder, another shocking video has surfaced from Odisha’s Balasore.



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First Published : 26 Aug 2016, 08:54:00 PM