Today’s News Headlines
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India’s Dutee Chand Could Not Qualify for the Semifinals
Dutee Chand is one of the athletes representing India in the Tokyo Olympics. She after finishing 7th in Heat 4, she finished last in her heat. Unfortunately, Dutee Chand could not qualify in the women’s 200m semifinals. She will not be progressing.
Asam Police is Directed to Withdraw FIR Against K Vanlalvena
Asam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma directs the state police to withdraw FIR lodged against K Vanlalvena (Mizoram Rajya Sabha MP).
Danish Siddiqui was Executed by Taliban, Afghan Officials Confirmed
A spokesperson from Afghan security forces recently confirmed that the Taliban captured the Indian photojournalist Danish Siddiqui; he did not die in the crossfire; the Taliban executed him.
4 Drones Spotted in J&K
Near the Samba district in Jammu & Kashmir, four suspected drones were spotted. One of them was near the Army Camp. It is not the first time when drones were spotted in the Jammu & Kashmir regions; similar incidents have occurred before.
Delhi Zoo Reopens from Sunday
It has been nearly three months since the National Zoological Park (Delhi Zoo) was closed due to the surge of the coronavirus pandemic. But now you can book your tickets online; it has reopened. The entry is strictly allowed only through online bookings, and the Zoo will be opened in two shifts from Sunday for visitors. Click on this link to book your tickets – https://nzpnewdelhi.gov.in/?ln=en
PV Sindhu Encouraged Tai Tzu-Ying
Women badminton player Tai Tzu-Ying revealed after the medal ceremony on Sunday how Indian women badminton player PV Sindhu’s words encouraged her and even made her cry a bit. She even shared on her Instagram post that PV Sindhu hugged her and said that that was not her day. She was sick, but still, she gave an intense competition. In the Tokyo Olympics, China’s Chen Yufei won the Gold medal, Tai Tzu-Ying got the Silver medal, and PV Sindhu won the Bronze medal.
A 12-Year Old Kid Disappeared while Bathing in Garga River
A 12-year old kid was taking a bath in Garga River on Saturday when a strong current of water swept away the kid. A team of the National Disaster Response Force consisting of a total of members took action and began searching for the boy. No trace of the boy has been found yet; the boy’s body might be trapped between the stones under the water, said NDRF inspector Subodh Kumar.