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CWG 2018: India’s Jitu Rai wins gold in Shooting Pradeep wins Silver in Weightlifting

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Indian Sports players making every Indian feel proud by winning gold, silver and bronze in the Common Wealth Games (CWG) 2018. Jitu Rai an Indian shooter has won the gold in men’s 10m air pistol event on Monday. Indian shooters Jitu Rai and Om Mitharval won gold and silver respectively in the men’s 10m air pistol competition at the Common Wealth Games 2018.

This is the second time Jitu Rai won the gold in Common Wealth Games (CWG).  Another Indian shooter Om Prakash Mitharval won the bronze medal in the same category. So far India has won Eight Gold, Three Silver and Four Bronze in CWG.

Jitu Rai stood at the first position by acquiring 235.1 points in the men’s 10m air pistol event and brought gold to India. Australian shooter  Kerry Bell won the silver medal with 233.5 points. In the women category, 17- year old shooter Mehuli Ghosh and 25- year old shooter Apurvi Chandela won the Silver and Bronze respectively in the 10m air rifle on Monday.

Yesterday Manu Bhaker won the gold medal in the with a record total of 240.9 points in the 10-meter air pistol event and Heena Sidhu won the Silver.

India won Silver in Weightlifting:

Indian weightlifter 22- year old Pardeep Singh won silver in the men’s 105-kilogram category on Monday. In the total of 352 kg, Pradeep Singh lifted 152 in snatch and 200 in clean & jerk to win Silver. In the same category, Sanele Mao of Samoa won the gold medal by putting a little more effect to lift 360kg (154 + 206).  Samoa has lifted 154 kg in snatch and 206 kg in clean and jerk.

England’s Owen Boxall won the bronze medal by lifting total of 351 kg. He lifted 152 kg in snatch and 199 kg in clean and jerk.

Australia stood in the First place with 31 gold, 26 Silver, and 28 Bronze.  England secured the second position with 19 Gold, 19 Silver and 10 Bronze. India stood in the third place with 8 Gold, 3 Silver and 4 Bronze.

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Mecca Masjid blast case verdict: All Five accused Aquitted

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After 11 years A special National Investigation Agency (NIA) court in Hyderabad announced it sensational verdict on Monday in the case of Mecca Masjid attack. All the five accused men including Swami Aseemanand acquitted from the case. The court dismissed the case due to the lack of evidence.

Defence lawyer B Rajvardhan Reddy said the court identified that the Prosecution has failed to prove the conspiracy. The prosecution could not prove the case due to lack of evidence.

NIA accused 10 people belonging to right-wing organisations in this case. Five accused men among the ten people faced trial in the case. The other three accused men in absconding. The five accused men including Devendra Gupta, Lokesh Sharma, Aseemanand, Bharat Mohanlal Rateshwar alias Bharat Bhai and Rajendra Chowdhary. One of the accused  Sunil Joshi died during the investigation.

NIA officials said that once we get the copy of Court Verdict they will observe it and will decide further course of action.

What Happened on May 18, 2007:

The sensational Mecca Masjid attack happened at 1:25 pm during Friday prayers in 2007 on May 18. The blast caused to death of nine people and had left 58 injured.  At the of blast nearly 10,000  10,000 people were present inside the masjid.

The attack took place at the iconic mosque, Mecca Masjid at Charminar due to the blast of  Improvised Explosive device (IED) bomb.Later the Local police had found two live IED and later they defused the bombs.  Initially, local police had investigated this case. Later the case took over by the Central  Bureau Of Investigation (CBI).CBI had filed a charge sheet regarding this case.

In 2011 the case transferred from the Central  Bureau Of Investigation (CBI) to National Investigation Agency (NIA). Total 226 witnesses have examined and as many as 411 documents exhibited. Swami Aseemanand and Bharat Mohanlal Rateshwar are out on bail. The other three are in prison. In Ajmer Dargah blast case Rajasthan court sentenced Gupta and others to life in jail in 2017.

 

 

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CWG 2018: Mary Kom first Indian women wins gold in Boxing

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Five-time World Champion and Parliament member and Olympic Bronze medalist Mary Kom has won the gold in boxing in Common Wealth Games CWG 2018. She has won the gold in women’s 45-48 kg category at Gold Coast, Australia. Indian Boxer Mary Kom defeated Kristina O’Hara of Northern Ireland with a unanimous verdict of 5-0 and claimed the gold on Saturday.

She expressed her happiness through Twitter and she has dedicated her gold to her three sons. Mary Kom thanked her coach and supporting staff. This is her first Common WealtGamesms. Five Months ago Mary Kom won the Asian Championships gold.

In the men’s category, Gaurav Solanki won the gold medal at the 21st Common Wealth Games. He defeated the Brendan Irvine of Northern Ireland with 4-1 in men’s  52kg category. He is the second Indian male boxer to win gold in men’s  52kg category after Suranjoy Sing.

Manish Kaushik won the silver in CWG 2018. He won the silver against  Harry Garside in men’s lightweight 60 kg category. The 22-year old Manish is the first Indian boxer to win silver in Common Wealth Games on Saturday.

Boxer Amit Panghal won the silver medal in the Men’s 6-49 kg category event on Saturday.

So far India has won two Gold, two Silver and three bronze medals in the Common Wealth Games 2018.

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CWG 2018: Sushil Kumar, Rahul Aware wins gold in Wrestling

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Gold Coast:

Rahul Aware won India’s first gold medal in men’s 57kg freestyle wrestling at the 21st Common Wealth Games CWG 2018 at Gold Coast in Australia. Rahul Aware defeated Canada’s Steven Takahashi in the final of men’s 57 kilograms category on Thursday. He beats Steven with a score of 15-7. This is the 13th gold medal in the Common  Wealth Games.

India President Ram Nath Kovind congratulated Rahul for bringing gold to India. Ram Nath Kovind tweeted”Delighted to know that Rahul Aware has won GOLD in the Men’s Freestyle 57 Kg Wrestling at #GC2018 Many Congratulations #PresidentKovind”.

Rahul had already won the Bronze medal in the 57 kg weight category at Asian Wrestling Championships in 2011.

Another athlete Sushil Kumar has won the gold in men’s freestyle 74kg. In women’s category, Babita Kumari has won the Silver medal in 53 kg freestyle. Sushil won the Bronze against the Johannes Botha of South Africa with a score 10-0 in just 80 seconds. So far India has won 27 medals and stood in the third Place.

 

 

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CWG 2018: Shreyasi wins Gold,Om Mitharval wins bronze in Shooting

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CWG 2018: Gold in Shooing:

Indian shooters continuing their winning spirit in Common Wealth Games CWG 2018. Indian shooter Shreyasi Singh won the gold in women’s double trap on Wednesday. Shreyasi Singh beats her opponent Australia’s Emma Cox to claim a gold medal in the double trap competition at the Common Wealth Games (CWG) in Australia.

In the finals both Shreyasi and Emma Cox shot 96 and later Shreyasi shot one more than the Cox to claim the Gold in the event. This is the fourth gold in shooting at the 21 CWG 2018.

Another Indian contender in the same competition Varsha Varman shot 86 across the four rounds. She just missed the bronze with 86. The bronze medal was claimed by Scotland’s Linda Pearson with 87.  Emma Cox secured the second position and won the Silver. In 2017 Commonwealth Shooting Championships Shreyasi won the Silver medal in the trap event.

Bronze in shooting:

Ankur Mittal won the Bronze in the men’s double trap competition and Ashab Mohd stood in the fourth position. David McMath of Scotland won the gold medal in the same event.

Om Mitharval won the Bronze medal in the men’s 50-metre Pistol competition. This is his second bronze at the  21st Commonwealth Games on Wednesday. Earlier he had won the Bronze in the 10m air pistol event. Mitharval is the second Indian who won the two medals in the CWG 2018 after Heena Sidhu.

Mitharval scored  201.1 in the final. Australia’s Daniel Repacholi won the Gold medal with the score 227.2.  Shakil Ahmed of Bangladesh secured the third position with  220.5 and won the Silver.

On the other side Indian boxing star, MC Mary Kom beats Sri Lanka’s Anusha Dilruksh in the women’s 48-kilogram category to enter the finals at the Common Wealth Games 2018.

So far India won Eleven Gold, Seven Silver and Four Bronze in the Common Wealth Games CWG 2018.

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