#NewsInTweets: Devendra Jhajharia Wins Gold In Javelin Throw At Rio Paralympics

Posted on September 14, 2016 in News

By YKA Staff:

What’s the latest around the world today? Curated for you from the interwebz, here’s a quick morning fix to keep you updated. In 140 characters at that! Presenting, #NewsInTweets:

1. Devendra Jhajharia wins gold in Javelin throw at Rio Paralympics. Breaking his own world record, Jhajharia became the first Indian to win 2 gold individual medals in Paralympics/Olympics.

2. After SC order, Mamata Banerjee will return Singur land to farmers. The CM will also compensate 800 farmers and return over 9000 land records.

3. Karnataka accepts SC orders to share Cauvery water with Tamil Nadu after violent protests in Banglaore shut the city down, leaving two dead.

4. Two youths killed and dozens injured in clashes with security forces amid curfew in Kashmir on Eid.

5. Death toll due to Chikungunya increases to 5 in New Delhi. Three patients died on Monday at Ganga Ram Hospital. Many senior ministers, including CM Kejriwal are out of town.

6. Dalits at “no loss” if they were not granted reservation at Aligarh Muslim University, says VC, justifying Aligarh Muslim University’s status as a minority institution, where Dalits have no reservation.

7. Heavy rains combined with animal sacrifices for Eid made it appear as if red rivers were running across Dhaka.

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