Indian World champion PV Sndhu advanced to the pre-quarter finals of women’s singles badminton event at Tokyo Olympics 2020 by beating Hong Kong’s NY Cheung in a group J match today. The 26-years-old Indian, who had claimed a silver medal in the last edition in Rio, prevailed over world No. 34 Cheung 21-9 21-16 in a 35-minute match to top the group. This was Sindhu’s sixth win over Cheung in as many meetings. World Rank No. 7 Sindhu will meet Denmark’s world number 12 Mia Blichfeldt, who topped Group I. Sindhu has a 4-1 head-to-head record against Blichfeldt, whose only win against the Indian was at the Yonex Thailand Open earlier this year.
The Supreme Court today dismissed a plea of DCW Chairperson Swati Maliwal against the release of the juvenile offender in the December 16 gang rape case, saying “there has to be a clear legislative sanction” in this regard. “If anything has to be done, it has to be done according to the law. We have […]
Somnath trust cancels Kartik Purnima fair eyeing due to Cyclone Maha. Six team of NDRF national Disater Response Force moved ahead of the Cyclone. In Gujarat Costal areas, IMD India Meteorological Department issues fresh weather updates for Nov 6 & 7, for Gujarat, Maharashtra, Daman and Diu, and Dadra and Nagar Haveli in the light […]
China today accused Indian troops of “crossing the boundary” in the Sikkim section and demanded their immediate withdrawal, while asserting that it has shut down the Nathu La pass entry for Indian pilgrims travelling to Kailash Mansarovar because of the border standoff. China also said that it has lodged diplomatic protests with India, both in […]