Making her Olympic debut, Elavenil Valarivan finished 16th, while Apurvi Chandela settled for the 36th place
Saturday will be Day 2 of Tokyo 2020. Shooters, boxers, archers and hockey players begin their campaign. Watch them live
The two athletes, who have had an impressive 2019-20 season, won the Sportsperson of the Year awards in their respective categories
The National Rifle Association of India released the list of 34 shooters who will be training separately for the Tokyo Olympic Games, scheduled to be held next summer after the COVID-19 pandemic pushed it back by a year
National Rifle Association of India on Thursday recommended Anjum Moudgil's name for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award while Manu Bhaker is among four shooters recommended for the Arjuna Award
Manu Bhaker, 17, fired her way to the gold with a junior world record in the women's 10m air pistol event, while the 20-year-old Elavenil claimed the top honours in the women's 10m air rifle competition at ISSF World Cup Finals
In her debut year at the senior level, the 20-year-old Elavenil Valarivan shot 251.7 in the 10m air rifle competition finals, leaving behind Seonaid McIntosh of Britain, who settled for silver with an effort of 250.6 on Wednesday (August 28).
Nursing staff of the M S Ramaiah hospital draws a 'rangoli' to celebrate the 1 billion Covid-19 vaccine dose milestone, in Bengaluru.PTI Photo/Shailendra Bhojak
Bollywood actress Ananya Pandey arrives at the Narcotics Control Bureau office in Mumbai.PTI Photo/Shashank Parade
Bollywood actor Chunky Pandey accompanying his daughter Ananya arrives at Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) office after a team of NCB raided her residence, in Mumbai.PTI Photo/Shashank Parade
Union Home Minister Amit Shah conducts an aerial survey of flood and landslide affected areas of Uttarakhand following heavy rains.PTI Photo
Farmers remove barricades from a road leading to Delhi near Ghazipur border picket site after the orders of the Supreme Court in Ghaziabad.PTI Photo
The Opposition is hoping for a rich election harvest in Uttar Pradesh but Lucknow appears to be a long way from the killing fields.
The former Delhi Police employee has also emerged as the go-to man for the authorities to reach out to the agitating farmers.
Outwardly peaceful, Kashmir has seen a spate of civilian killings in recent weeks. A silent unease has now exploded into fear and concern after the shooting of minorities.
Virat Kohli will step down as T20 captain of India and RCB but that will not take away the fact that he remains a unique leader
With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.
It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the foundations for successful professional careers.
One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates