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Veerjeet Kaur: From lifting sacks of wheat for father to winning weightlifting gold for city

On Wednesday, Veerjeet Kaur became the junior national champion in the 49 kg category in the 32nd Women Junior National Weightlifting Championships at Bodh Gaya, Bihar.

VBA confident of win in 3 assembly seats in Akola

The Akola Assembly constituency is part of the Akola Lok Sabha constituency, along with five other Assembly segments — Akot, Akola East, Balapur and Murtizapur in Akola district, and Risod in adjoining Washim district.

CM at Nagpur: ‘State govt to form financial development corporation for open category’

The SMSN movement was born in Nagpur in April, with its members agitating for ‘justice’ for open category students. The movement was triggered by the row over medical admissions quota.

Bureaucrat behind Jalyukt Shivar in fray; rival BJP and Sena candidates worried

Maan-Khatav was one of the handful of seats won by the Congress in the 2014 Assembly elections by then party leader Jaykumar Gore.

Police: Woman shot dead in ‘revenge crime’, one held

Reena was taken to the local health centre and then referred to the district hospital, but she succumbed to injuries on the way, the police said.

Protest in AMU over death of former student

They alleged that the student’s body was kept hanging for around two-and-half hours even after the varsity administration came to know about the incident. However, the AMU administration and the police denied the allegations.

Banaras Hindu University students, chemists clash; 1 held

The incident took place just a day before Union Home Minister Amit Shah and Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath are scheduled to visit the BHU campus.

UP: Trial concluded in 10 days, 30-year-old gets life in jail for raping minor

A six-year-old girl was raped on September 17 and the investigation was completed and chargesheet submitted in court on September 23. The court had framed charges against Ram Milan on September 26.

Safety Net: IOC helping prepare young sportspersons for life after active sport

Post-Olympic, and even post-retirement depression has been a severe problem for athletes. The likes of Michael Phelps, Ian Thorpe and 10-time Olympic medallist Allison Schmitt have openly spoken about the depression that fills the void left behind after a major competition.

Catalan protests hits football

Spain's top football division has asked that this month's El Clasico match between Barcelona and Real Madrid be moved from Barcelona to the capital amid growing protests in Catalonia.

India has no intention of coming for Davis Cup: Pak tennis chief

The draw for the zonal tie was made back in February, and it was originally to be held in September, at the Pakistan Sports Complex in Islamabad.

Sonbhadra killings: Gond tribals farming disputed land since before Independence, says SIT

The investigation has found that the land was registered in the name of a cooperative society, Adarsh Krishi Sahkari Samiti. The land was later sold to friends and relatives of Umbha village head Yagyadutt in 2017.