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Major News and Events of 19 August 2016

What Happened on 19 August 2016


Narsingh Yadav Slapped with a Four-Year Ban

Indian wrestler Narsingh Yadav has been banned for four years after a dope test came up with a positive result. The verdict of the CAS shattered Singh's dream of winning a gold for the country after banning him for the given period. Being upset, he said, the chance of bringing a gold medal to his nation has been cruelly snatched from him.

Suspected Pakistani Spy Nandu In Jaisalmer

Nandu, who is suspected to be a Pakistani spy has been kept in Jaisalmer district of Rajasthan. The suspect identified himself as Nandu, has entered India on visa. ADG Intelligence, U R Sahoo has mentioned that Nandu was found in Jaisalmer on suspicious grounds. He also added that interrogation is being carried out and also the team is trying to find people who helped him reach India.




FAQs and Answers on Indian History and Geography
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