In men’s quarters, Srikanth lost 21-23, 17-21 to Wan Ho Son of Korea to end his run in the tournament.
World No. 10 Sindhu opened up a 4-0 lead in the 1st game & continued to widen the gap, eventually winning it 20-17.
But the duo of J Gutta and A Ponnappa lost in straight games to the Netherlands’ E Muskens and Selena Piek.
34-year-old Lee Hyun-Il beats Gao Huan, 24, in decider to help Korea stun mighty China.
Saurav Ghosal outplayed the Malaysian 11-9 11-4 11-5.
This was India’s first medal in badminton since the team bronze won by the men in Seoul, 1986.
Sindhu, who won a bronze medal in the Glasgow Commonwealth Games, took just 24 minutes to beat Teng Iok.
Prannoy won a silver medal in Boys’ singles at 2010 Summer Youth Olympics.
After gold at Glasgow, Kashyap had a disappointing outing at World Championship as he crashed out in the first round.
The 22-year-old Prannoy beat Indonesian Firman Kholik 21-11 22-20 in the final to clinch the title.
The presence of China, Japan and South Korea will dwarf the Indian contingent at the Asian Games.
Battling with poor form, Saina had decided to train under former chief coach Vimal Kumar.
Jwala has been a vital cog for India’s performance in team championship and her withdrawal is a big blow.
Gopichand said his priority right now is preparing the shuttlers for the Asiad to be held in South Korea.
Gopichand on Tuesday remained tightlipped about his split with Nehwal, saying he doesn’t want to talk about it.