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What Happened on 27 February 2017


10m Air Pistol: Jitu-Heena Win Mixed Event at ISSF World Cup

As per reports, Jitu Rai and Heena Sidhu won in the 10m mixed team air pistol event at the ISSF World Cup on Monday. However, this event was used on a trial basis with IOC's aim to maintain gender equality in the upcoming 2020 Tokyo Olympics program, and that is why medals were not awarded to the duo.

The recommendation for mixed gender event was given by ISSF Athletes Committee, led by Abhinav Bindra, which was soon approved by the world governing body.

Safdar Nagori and 10 Others get Life Imprisonment

As per reports, a special court in Indore has awarded life imprisonment to SIMI mastermind Safdar Nagori along with 10 others, on Monday. Nagori along with nine other accused have been informed of the judgment through a video conferencing in the Sabarmati Jail in Ahmedabad. The only accused out on bail, Manuroz was present in court and then taken into custody.




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