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What Happened on 25 June 2018


Deepika Kumari wins gold at Salt Lake World Cup in individual recurve final

Archer Deepika Kumari, who previously won four silver medals at an Archery World Cup stage, has finally succeeded in getting gold for India at Salt Lake. It is her first individual gold in five years at the Salt Lake World Cup. She competed against  Germany’s Michelle Kroppen and won by 7-3  in the recurve final. After this triumph, she will be representing India at the Archery World Cup Final in Samsun, Turkey in October.

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Mumbai facing issues of delayed local trains and water clogging amidst monsoon rains

Mumbai monsoons have continued to make the life of the Mumbaiians even more difficult due to the delay in local trains, slow traffic, and water clogging. The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has confirmed that the heavy rains were expected to continue.

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Watersports, paragliding banned by High Court in Uttarakhand

The High Court has banned all the watersports like white river rafting and paragliding in Uttarakhand until a new policy is framed to keep a check on these activities. This decision of the court came after the occurring of few fatal incidents during these adventure activities. The court took this big decision after going through the yearly data on the rafting deaths and stated that these sports shall only be permitted in the presence of highly trained professionals.




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