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Telangana announces Rs 2 crore cash, housing plot to Nikhat Zareen, Esha Singh | Boxing News – Times of India

HYDERABAD: The Telangana Government on Wednesday announced a cash prize of Rs 2 crore each to boxer Nikhat Zareen for clinching the gold medal in the recently held Women's World Boxing Championship in Turkey, and Esha Singh who won the gold medal in the ISSF Junior World Cup Shooting event in Germany. An official release said Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao decided to allot residential plots to the two sportspersons at Banjara Hills or Jubilee Hills in the city. A separate release from the Chief Minister's Office said the Telangana government has issued orders to present Rs 1 crore cash award to Kinnera Metla artist and Padma Shri awardee Darshanam Mogulaiah. Based on a request by Mogulaiah, the government has taken a decision to allot a residential plot in BN Reddy Nagar colony. !(f...
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Sift-Surya win 50m rifle prone mixed silver, India finish on top in Suhl Junior World Cup | More sports News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Sift Kaur Samra and Surya Pratap Singh on Thursday settled for a silver in the 50m rifle prone mixed team event as India finished on top at the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) Junior World Cup in Suhl, Germany. Sift and Surya lost 15-17 to the Polish pair of Maja Magdalena Gawenda and Wiktoro Sajdak in the final. However, Abhay Singh Sekhon and Areeba Khan bowed out in the qualification round of skeet mixed team competition, the final event of the day, finishing a lowly seventh with a combined effort of 134 out of 150. The second Indian pair in the competition, Bhavtegh Singh Gill and Darshna Rathore were no better as they finished further back in the 10th spot with a score of 132. Late on Wednesday, the Indian women's skeet team of Parinaaz Dhaliwal, Darshna R...
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India’s women pistol shooters make it five out of five wins at Suhl Junior World Cup | More sports News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: India's women pistol shooters have made it five gold out of five after the trio of Manu Bhaker, Esha Singh and Rhythm Sangwan trounced hosts Germany 16-2 in the 25m pistol team final at the ISSF Junior World Cup in Suhl on Tuesday. India also picked up a silver medal in the 50m rifle 3 positions mixed team competition when Pankaj Mukheja and Sift Kaur Samra went down 12-16 to Poland's Michal Chojnowski and Julia Piotrowska in the gold medal match. India's medal tally has now swollen to 11 gold, 13 silver and four bronze medals. With India set to emerge champions, Italy, lying second with four golds and with shotgun events still left on the roster, will look to reduce the gap at the top. The Indian women's pistol team reached the gold medal round, finishing second to the Germa...
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ISSF Junior World Cup: Sift Kaur Samra makes it 10th gold for India | More sports News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Sift Kaur Samra won the women's 50m rifle 3 positions (3P) event to make it 10 gold medals for India at the ongoing International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) Junior World Cup in Suhl, Germany. The Indian men's 3P team won a silver and Anish and Vijayveer Sidhu bagged silver and bronze respectively in the men's 25m rapid fire pistol. The women's 3P team will fight for a bronze. India now has 10 gold, 12 silver and 3 bronze for a total of 25 medals from the world's premier junior shooting championship and sit pretty at the top. Second placed Italians are way behind with four gold and three bronze medals. Sift Kaur Samra beat Norway's Julie Johannessen 17-9 in the gold medal encounter late on Sunday to take India's gold tally to double digits. Ashi Chouksey of India also wo...
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ISSF Junior World Cup: Esha Singh, Saurabh Chaudhary win mixed team pistol gold | More sports News – Times of India

SUHL (Germany): The duo of Esha Singh and Saurabh Chaudhary won the mixed team pistol gold as Indian shooters extended their dominance at the ISSF Junior World Cup in Suhl, Germany on Thursday. India's Palak and Sarabjot Singh settled for the silver medal after losing to Esha and Saurabh 16-12 in the gold medal match. Ramita and Paarth Makhija also won silver in the 10m air rifle mixed team competition, going down 13-17 to the Polish pair of Julia Piotrowska and Wiktor Sajdak but not before making it three medals on the day. In all, India has so far won 10 medals, including four gold. The Indian pistol pairs came through after topping a 38-field qualification round of 60 shots with scores of 578 and 575 respectively. It was Palak and Sarabjot who had the better of Esha and Saurabh in th...