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Mary Kom: World’s top boxer to skip Asian Boxing Championships

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Mary Kom, boxing champion of India reached to the top of the boxing world rankings on Thursday, soon after she became the first woman to win six world championships. She won her title after defeating Ukraine’s Hanna Okhota by 5-0 in Delhi and winning sixth world championship. She also won many gold medals in 2018 Commonwealth Games. Her international career started as she won a silver at the inaugural women’s world championships in 2001 and then continuosly she won gold in each of the next five world championships.
Mary Kom is going to skip the Asian Boxing Championships to be held in Bangkok, Thailand from April 16 to 27. She is going to miss the event of asian championship as she right now wants to focus on the World Championship which is going to be conducted in this year.
Sonia Chalal, world silver champion medallist along with former Sarita Devi who won the former World Championships gold medallist, there will be a 20-member Indian woman’s boxing team in the Asian Boxing Championship.
The women’s competition will be held simultaneously as the men at the Asian Championships for the very first time.
A biopic on Mary Kom was also made in Bollywood movie in 2014,
She is expected to miss the 2020 Tokyo Olympics as her 48-kg category is not included in the Games roaster.

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Another cop dies of COVID-19 in Mumbai 8th death in city police force

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Another cop dies of COVID-19 in Mumbai; 8th death in city police force

This is the eighth COVID-19 death to be reported in the Mumbai police force
Over 1,000 police personnel of Maharashtra police tested positive for novel coronavirus

Mumbai: An assistant police inspector, who tested positive for COVID-19, succumbed to the infection at a civic-run hospital here on Saturday, an official said.

The 33-year-old officer attached to Shahu Nagar police station in Dharavi was found unconscious at his home in the early hours of the day and was rushed to civic-run Lokmanya Tilak Hospital in Sion, where he died, the official said.

A resident of Pratiksha Nagar in Sion, the officer had been on sick leave, as he suffered from cold and fever, he said.

The deceased had undergone a swab test on Wednesday and his reports came out positive on Saturday, the official said.

This is the eighth COVID-19 death to be reported in the Mumbai police force.

Over 1,000 police personnel of Maharashtra police tested positive for novel coronavirus. Maharashtra was the worst-hit state by coronavirus pandemic. The total number of COVID-19 cases in the state increased to 29,100.

COVID-19 positive police personnel, 112 were police officers, according to state health bulletin. At least 174 of them have been recovered from the disease.

Maharashtra police has 2.25 lakh personnel, including cops from the SRPF. Nearly 5,000 were placed in quarantine at special centres set up for them in the state.

The Maharashtra government also requested the Centre for Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) in the state so that state police personnel could be given some rest, state Home Minister Anil Deshmukh said on Wednesday.

“The coronavirus pandemic and resultant lockdown have seen the police force stretched as they work in extremely challenging conditions for long hours both day and night,” Deshmukh added.

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Rishi Kapoor passes away at 67 after a long battle with Cancer || VENETS NEWS Updates

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Rishi Kapoor passes away at 67 after a long battle with Cancer : VENETS NEWS Updates

VENETS NEWS Updates : Veteran actor Rishi Kapoor passed away in Mumbai today. The actor was admitted to the Sir HN Reliance Foundation Hospital on Wednesday morning. The cause of death remains unknown. the actor’s last rites to be performed at Chandanwadi Crematorium in Kalbadevi, Mumbai.

It is being reported that Kapoor’s daughter, Riddhima Kapoor Sahani has sought special permissions from the Ministry of Home Affairs to travel to Mumbai from Delhi. Whereas, Alia Bhatt, Saif Ali Khan, Kareena Kapoor and Abhishek Bachchan among others are said to have reached the hospital to be with Neetu and Ranbir Kapoor.

Parineeti Chopra, Sushant Singh Rajput, Rishi Kapoor in still from the movie Shuddh Desi Romance.

Parineeti Chopra, who shared the screen with  a still from the film, writing, “This cannot be true! Rishi sir was my favourite man, and favourite co-star ever. I still remember being nervous around him in Shuddh Desi Romance. He would put me at ease and treat me just like a friend! Will never forget every advice, every joke he told.”

Rishi Kapoor’s Family Statement On Demise: “He Kept The Medical Staff Entertained To The Last”

Post Irrfan Khan, another heart-breaking news arrives as veteran actor Rishi Kapoor passed away today morning. Amitabh Bachchan shared the heart-breaking news and we’re numb. The Body actor had been battling cancer since the past 2 years. Survived by Neetu Kapoor and children, Ranbir Kapoor and Riddhima Kapoor, the family members have now issued an official statement.

Revealing all the details regarding his demise, the statement read, “Our dear Rishi Kapoor passed away peacefully at 8:45am IST in hospital today after a two-year battle with leukemia. The doctors and medical staff at the hospital said he kept them entertained to the last. He remained jovial and determined to live to the fullest right through two years of treatment across two continents. Family, friends, food and films remained his focus and everyone who met him during this time was amazed at how he did not let his illness get the better of him.”

Veteran Bollywood actor Rishi Kapoor breathed his last today, at the age of 67. The popular actor had been unwell for a while and was admitted to a hospital in Mumbai. Neetu Kapoor and Ranbir had been constantly by his side. Randhir Kapoor had revealed in a report that Rishi was rushed to the hospital on Wednesday morning.

It was just yesterday when Rishi Kapoor’s elder brother Randhir Kapoor confirmed the news of him being hospitalised. He further informed that while he was in ICU and wife Neetu Kapoor had been by his side, he assured fans that his brother would stand back strong.

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BREAKING NEWS : Bollywood Actor Irfan khan Death || irfan khan death latest news

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PM Modi was among a host of political leaders, Bollywood actors, sportsperson and others to mourn the Piku actor’s death.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday condoled the death of Bollywood actor Irrfan Khan, who died in a Mumbai hospital earlier in the day, saying he will be remembered for his “versatile performances”.

Irrfan Khan died at Kokilaben Hospital in Mumbai, where he was admitted for treatment of a colon infection on Tuesday.

Loss to the world of cinema, theatre’: PM Modi mourns Irrfan Khan’s death
Irrfan Khan died at Kokilaben Hospital in Mumbai, where he was admitted for treatment of a colon infection on Tuesday.

“Irrfan Khan’s demise is a loss to the world of cinema and theatre. He will be remembered for his versatile performances across different mediums. My thoughts are with his family, friends and admirers. May his soul rest in peace,” the Prime Minister tweeted.

PM Modi was among a host of political leaders, Bollywood actors, sportsperson and others to mourn the Piku actor’s death.

Irrfan Khan: Indian actor dies at 53 after battle with cancer

The 53-year-old’s death, which came after a prolonged battle with cancer, was confirmed by a spokesperson who said Irrfan Khan was surrounded by family at the time.

“It’s saddening that this day, we have to bring forward the news of him passing away. Irrfan was a strong soul, someone who fought till the very end and always inspired everyone who came close to him,” the spokesperson said.

Surrounded by his love, his family for whom he most cared about, he left for heaven abode, leaving behind truly a legacy of his own. We all pray and hope that he is at peace. And to resonate and part with his words he had said ‘As if I was tasting life for the first time, the magical side of it’,” the statement said.

Irrfan Khan was diagnosed with an neuroendocrine tumour in March 2018 and went to London for treatment. He came back in February last year to shoot Angrezi Medium, his last film, and went back to London again. He returned to India in September 2019.

Irrfan Khan died days after his 95-year-old mother, Saeeda Begum, passed away on Saturday morning in Jaipur.

Khan, who couldn’t travel to the capital of Rajasthan, due to the coronavirus lockdown, paid his last respects to his mother through a video conferencing session, according to news agency ANI.

He is survived by his wife and two sons.

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