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Shreyasi Singh (Left ) won silver in Women's Double Trap while Asab Mohd won Bronze in Men's Double trap

Punam Yadav of India holds the weight as she lifts during the women's 63 kg weightlifting competition

Ravi Katulu won silver medal at Commonwealth Games 2014 in 77kg category weightlifting event

Sikhs block traffic during a protest against the Uttar Pradesh government in Jammu on Sunday. — AP

Haryana CM Bhupinder Singh Hooda greets the states new Governor Kaptan Singh Solanki at Raj Bhawan in Chandigarh -PTI

Union Minister for Transport and shipping Nitin Gadkari at an Iftar Party in Nagpur on Saturday. -PTI

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj at a meeting with Constituent Assembly Chairman Subash Chandra Nembang in Kathmandu -PTI

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Infighting led to Uttarakhand defeat?

Two months after the saffron wave swept Uttarakhand, giving all five Lok Sabha seats to the BJP, losing three Assembly seats in byelections, including two considered to be its strongholds, prompted th

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Oldest record of near death experience found?

The oldest medical description of a “near-death” experience has been discovered in a report from a French physician in 1740, scientists say.

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UP: Crack down hard, or trouble will spread

The festering communal situation in Saharanpur, in western Uttar Pradesh, in which three people were killed on Saturday and around three dozen others seriously injured, brings to mind the ghastly communal violence in Muzaffarnagar, also in the same region, just over a year ago whose polarising political impact was felt across UP — and possibly beyond — in the runup to the Lok Sabha election.

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