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Indian democracy a ‘celebration of age-old plurality’: PM Modi

 Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said that Indian democracy was not just a political system “but a celebration of our age old plurality.” He made the statement in the presence of Abdullah II of Jordan who is on three day visit to India. Addressing a conference on ‘Islamic Heritage: Promoting Understanding & Moderation’ at Vigyan Bhavan, here. The Prime Minister said,

Muhammad wins 400m women’s hurdles gold for US

Rio de Janeiro: Dalilah Muhammad, the 2013 World Championships silver medalist, won the 100th medal for the US Olympic team at the Rio Olympics after finishing first in the women’s 400-metre hurdles final in 53.13 seconds. Denmark’s Sara Petterson took silver with a new national record of 53.55 seconds ahead of American Ashley Spencer (53.72)