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I’ve figured him out. He is a coward’: Rahul Gandhi attacks PM Narendra Modi

With the country hurtling towards Lok Sabha elections, Congress president Rahul Gandhi in a frontal attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi challenged him to a “debate on national security and Rafale”. He said PM Modi “will run away” from debate. “Narendra Modi is a coward, he will run away from debate,” Gandhi said at the national convention of the AICC minority department in New Delhi on Thursday. Source: Ht

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Sushma Swaraj promises help to Punjab residents stuck in Armenia

External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj said on Thursday the Indian ambassador to Armenia has contacted the four people from Punjab, who sought help saying they were stranded there, after reading a Hindustan Times’ report on the issue. Jatinder Singh of Amritsar district, Shamsher Singh of Bholath, his wife Pinki, and another unidentified person had shared a video on social media requesting AAP leader Bhagwant Mann to help bring them back from Armenia. They claimed they had not eaten for five days and that their landlord has asked them to leave his house. Source: HT

Sachin Tendulkar has his say on Shubman Gill and Prithvi Shaw’s potential

Batting legend Sachin Tendulkar expressed that India’s young stars Shubman Gill and Prithvi Shaw have the potential to be successful in the international circuit. Prithvi Shaw got off to a great start in Test cricket with a century, however, he missed the Test series against Australia due to an ankle injury. Shubman Gill, on the other hand, faced tough conditions in New Zealand in his first two ODIs. Source: ht

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Returning from Injury, Mirabai Chanu wins gold in first competitive meet

World champion Indian weightlifter Saikhom Mirabai Chanu Thursday notched up a gold medal at the EGAT Cup in Thailand, making a strong comeback from the lower back injury that kept her out of action for more than half of 2018. According to information received, Chanu won the 48kg category gold with a effort of 192 kg in the silver level Olympic qualifying event, the points from which will come in handy when the final rankings for Tokyo 2020 cut are done. Source: HT