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Villagers, family bid teary farewell to martyred jawan

Nashik: Amid slogans in his praise by thousands of emotional villagers and family members, the mortal remains of Army jawan Sandip Somnath Thok, who was martyred in the Uri terror attack, were consigned to flames at his native place here. The body of 24-year-old Sandip, who is survived by parents, elder brother Yogesh and two

Rio bids farewell to athletes in colourful closing

Rio de Janeiro:  Rains failed to dampen thefamous Rio carnival spirit as this Brazilian city bid an emotional farewell to the thousands of athletes of the world in a colourful closing ceremony to bring down curtains on the 31st Olympic Games here. International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach declared the Games closed to mark the

It’s over – Bolt makes dreaded Olympic farewell

Rio de Janeiro:  The Olympics is going to miss the Lightning Bolt pose that has lit up the last three Games at a time when athletics desperately needs a hero. When Usain Bolt crosses the finish line and starts pounding his chest, it resonates with the public around the world. But after his 4x100m triumph

Phelps signs off with fairytale farewell

Rio de Janeiro:  Michael Phelps secured a fairytale end to his career as an Olympic athlete as the US continued their dominance in the pool on the final night of swimming at the Rio Games. Phelps bagged his 23rd gold medal by helping the US to victory in the 4x100m medley relay — the last