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Monday , August 8 , 2016
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Bindra knocked out of 10m air rifle

Aug 8, 2016
Italy's Niccolo Campriani won gold in the Olympic men's 10-metre air rifle on Monday with a score of 206.1 after Serihy Kulish of Ukraine made his final shot poorly, widening what had...   | Read..

♦ Dipa Karmakar qualifies for vault finals

Scores die in Baluchistan suicide bombing

Aug 8, 2016
A suicide bomber killed at least 63 people and wounded dozens more in Pakistan on Monday, in an attack on mourners gathered at a hospital in Quetta, according to officials...   | Read..

GST to end tax terrorism, PM tells Lok Sabha

Aug 8, 2016
The Goods & Services Tax is a crucial step towards ending tax terrorism, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Monday thanking all parties for their support in passing...   | Read..

• Congress urges PM to speak up on Kashmir

Attacks on Dalits 'inhuman', RSS says

Aug 8, 2016
The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh on Monday condemned as "inhuman" the attacks on Dalits in the name of protecting cows, and asked the state governments to...   | Read..

Delta flying again after worldwide grounding

Aug 8, 2016
Delta Air Lines Inc's flights gradually began taking off again on Monday after computer systems crashed, causing planes to be grounded and leaving passengers of one of the...   | Read..

33 die in Ethiopia protests against land-grab

Aug 8, 2016
At least 33 people were shot dead by security forces in protests at the weekend across Ethiopia's central Oromiya region linked to an aborted government attempt to...   | Read..

Britain's longest train strike in 50yrs begins

Aug 8, 2016
Hundreds of thousands of train commuters in London and southern England were facing misery on Monday as rail staff began a five-day strike in a row over who opens and...   | Read..
India’s Dipa Karmakar competes on the vault during the women’s artistic gymnastics qualifying round at the Rio Olympic Arena on...   | Read..
Quote of the day

At the end of the day, we can just try


after losing in the women's doubles at the Rio Olympics

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