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Heena Sidhu adds 3rd gold to shooting kitty

Pistol shooter Heena Sidhu shone the brightest with a gold and a Games record, while para-powerlifter Sachin Chaudhary put behind a dope-tainted past to claim a surprise bronze as the Indian juggernaut slowed down a bit after five days of gold rush at the Commonwealth Games here.

With weightlifters through with their campaign, wrestlers yet to take off and boxers only getting into medal rounds, the number of medal were not too many to show on day six of the Games.

Rao on Omerta and the fun of playing villain

2017 was Rajkummar Rao’s year. The 33-year-old actor won accolades for his performances in “Trapped,” “Newton” and “Bareilly Ki Barfi.” With his star rising in Bollywood, Rao says budgets have increased for his films and adulation on social media has gone up, but added that his focus is not on how much money his films make, but how well a day on set goes. His first release this year, “Omerta,” sees him playing British-born Islamic militant Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh, who is currently in a Pakistani prison for the kidnapping and murder of American journalist Daniel Pearl in 2002.

Jitu shoots gold, young Mehuli claims silver

Jitu Rai underlined his status as one of India's premier shooters by winning the 10m air pistol gold medal before Mehuli Ghosh settled for the women's 10m air rifle silver by forcing a shoot-off with a perfect final shot of 10.9 in the Commonwealth Games on Monday. The World Championship silver medallist Rai shattered the Games record in the finals with a score of shot 235.1 to comfortably finish on top with compatriot Om Prakash Mitharval giving him company on the podium with a bronze medal.

SRK wants AbRam to play hockey for India

Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan on Monday said he wants his youngest son, five-year-old AbRam, to grow up to be a hockey player and represent the country in international stage. The star of the 2007 Bollywood blockbuster ‘Chak De! India,’ Shah Rukh’s love for hockey is no secret. Shah Rukh’s portrayal of Kabir Khan, who coached the Indian women’s team to lift the World Cup, is one of the top inspirational sports movies of Bollywood.

Sizzling Jitu shoots gold, young Mehuli claims silver

Jitu Rai underlined his status as one of India's premier shooters by winning the 10m air pistol gold medal before Mehuli Ghosh settled for the women's 10m air rifle silver by forcing a shoot-off with a perfect final shot of 10.9 in the Commonwealth Games today.

The World Championship silver medallist Rai shattered the Games record in the finals with a score of shot 235.1 to comfortably finish on top with compatriot Om Prakash Mitharval giving him company on the podium with a bronze medal.

Artistes shouldn’t measure knowledge they gain: Pt Jasraj

Legendary classical vocalist Pandit Jasraj says there is no age to gain knowledge, as evolution is a must for artistes to remain relevant.

The 88-year-old maestro, who has lent vocals for the upcoming biopic of Guru Nanak Dev titled “Nanak Shah Fakir,” said an artiste’s age is reflected in the knowledge he or she possesses, not by the years they live.

Woman provide triple delight: Punam, Manu and Manika lead a golden day at CWG

From weightlifting to boxing to table tennis to hockey, women formed the core of India's stupendous day three at the 21st Commonwealth Games where a 16-year-old Manu Bhaker delivered a record-shattering shooting gold medal and the table tennis team shocked fancied defending champions Singapore to clinch the top honours for the first time in the event.

World record beckons Paes

Veteran Leander Paes will make yet another attempt to create the Davis Cup record for the most doubles wins as India clash with China in their den in a new two-day format for a place in the World Group play-offs, here from Friday.

Salman gets 5-year jail term in blackbuck poaching case, 5 others acquitted

A Jodhpur court on Thursday sentenced Bollywood star Salman Khan to five years in jail for killing two blackbucks in October 1998 but acquitted his colleagues Saif Ali Khan, Tabu, Neelam and Sonali Bendre giving benefit of doubt, a prosecution lawyer said

Preparations for sending Salman to the Jodhpur Central jail are in place, Mahipal Bishnoi, the prosecution counsel, told reporters

Salman was sentenced to jail for a five-year term and a fine of Rs 10,000 was imposed on the actor, he said

Fans ‘hungry’ for more female superhero stories: Sca Jo

Scarlett Johansson was the lone female superhero as compared to five alpha males in 2012’s “Avengers” and six years later the actor is glad that studio bosses have brought in more inclusivity and diversity in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

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