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Over 900 restaurants exit Swiggy Dineout; platform denies exodus
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Over 900 restaurants exit Swiggy Dineout; platform denies exodus

Swiggy acquired Dineout from Times Internet in May this year. The deal was estimated to be around $150 million

ISSF, NRAI join hands to re-launch national-level coaching course after three years
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ISSF, NRAI join hands to re-launch national-level coaching course after three years

The decision comes months after the world shooting body regularly held discussions with the NRAI on restarting the program which was in its infancy back in 2019.

NRAI appoints two-time Olympic medallist Munkhbayar Dorjsuren as Indian pistol team's foreign coach
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NRAI appoints two-time Olympic medallist Munkhbayar Dorjsuren as Indian pistol team's foreign coach

The vastly-experienced Munkhbayar from Mongolia, who won bronze medals in the 25m pistol event in both the 1992 Barcelona and 2008 Beijing Olympics, had also trained shooter Rahi Sarnobat

Aim to build a core rifle shooting team by next year for Paris Olympics: New NRAI chief rifle coach Joydeep Karmakar
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Aim to build a core rifle shooting team by next year for Paris Olympics: New NRAI chief rifle coach Joydeep Karmakar

Joydeep Karmakar has been brought in with the 2024 Paris Olympics in mind but the 2022 Asian Games, about four months away, will be the new coach's first big assignment.

NRAI to fund 14 non-Olympic event shooters for ISSF Junior Shooting WC in Germany
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NRAI to fund 14 non-Olympic event shooters for ISSF Junior Shooting WC in Germany

India are going to send a 51-strong contingent in the ISSF Junior World Cup, which is set to take place in Suhl (Germany) from 9-20 May.

National Shooting Trials: Saurabh Chaudhury claims 50m pistol gold; Abhidnya Patil wins women's 10m pistol
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National Shooting Trials: Saurabh Chaudhury claims 50m pistol gold; Abhidnya Patil wins women's 10m pistol

Haryana's young Shikha Narwal grabbed the limelight with three medals to her name on the day.

Saurabh Chaudhary wins three gold medals in national shooting trials
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Saurabh Chaudhary wins three gold medals in national shooting trials

On day five of the selection trial 3 and 4 for pistol events, Asian Games and Youth Olympics champion Saurabh won both the men's and junior men's 50m pistol T4 trials after he had bagged the bronze in the men's T3 event while maintaining gold in the junior men's T3 competition.

Mehuli Ghosh wins women's 10m air rifle T3 National selection trial
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Mehuli Ghosh wins women's 10m air rifle T3 National selection trial

West Bengal’s Mehuli Ghosh upstaged Tilottama Sen of Karnataka to win the women’s 10m air rifle T3 (third trial) competition at the national selection trials here on Friday

Aishwary Tomar wins at National selection trials, Sanjeev Rajput 2nd
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Aishwary Tomar wins at National selection trials, Sanjeev Rajput 2nd

In the gold medal contest, Tomar shot 404.9 to finish ahead of Rajput (400.7) at the Dr Karni Singh Shooting Range.

Seven-member Indian contingent to compete in inaugural ISSF President's Cup
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Seven-member Indian contingent to compete in inaugural ISSF President's Cup

The top 12 athletes in individual rifle and pistol events according to the 2021 world ranking post the Games, have been invited to participate in the event where individual winners will be awarded the Golden Target, the Best Athlete of the Year title.

Raninder Singh re-elected as president of NRAI for fourth term
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Raninder Singh re-elected as president of NRAI for fourth term

The NRAI decided to go ahead with the polls despite the impediments it faced after the petition filed by challenger Shyam Singh Yadav in the Delhi High Court, followed by the sports ministry's directive to initiate elections afresh.

Sports Ministry directs India's National Rifle Association to initiate fresh election process
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Sports Ministry directs India's National Rifle Association to initiate fresh election process

Just a day before the National Rifle Association of India's (NRAI) elections in Mohali, the Sports Ministry has directed the shooting body to initiate the process afresh.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: NRAI to assess performance of its executives in three-part review after shooting flop show
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: NRAI to assess performance of its executives in three-part review after shooting flop show

The three-part review is already underway, an insider in the National Rifle Association of India (NRAI) told PTI on the condition of anonymity.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Knives out in NRAI after pistol and rifle shooters misfire
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Knives out in NRAI after pistol and rifle shooters misfire

“Everybody will be evaluated. You think it is only the athlete who will be evaluated? Even I will be evaluated as the president of the NRAI. No one is indispensable,” he said before answering in the affirmative to a question on whether he was under pressure as NRAI chief.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: NRAI in touch with IOA over approval to send two more coaches for Games
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: NRAI in touch with IOA over approval to send two more coaches for Games

The federation is working with the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) in this regard and there are chances that the number of support staff could go up.

Commonwealth Games 2022 archery, shooting championships called off over COVID-19 concerns
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Commonwealth Games 2022 archery, shooting championships called off over COVID-19 concerns

The decision was taken by the Commonwealth Games India Executive Board with the support of the Commonwealth Games Federation

NRAI recommend Anjum Moudgil, Ankur Mittal for Khel Ratna
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NRAI recommend Anjum Moudgil, Ankur Mittal for Khel Ratna

Mittal won his double trap world title in 2018 and got the Arjuna award the same year. Moudgil is a world championship silver-medallist, also from the 2018 edition and she was awarded the Arjuna in 2019.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: NRAI tells coaches to communicate through 'proper channel' to avoid confusion ahead of Games
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: NRAI tells coaches to communicate through 'proper channel' to avoid confusion ahead of Games

Proper channel, in this case, means using the federation's media department as the contact point, an NRAI source told PTI on Tuesday.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Olympic-bound shooters to get vaccinated before leaving for Croatia, says NRAI
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Olympic-bound shooters to get vaccinated before leaving for Croatia, says NRAI

The shooting team will be travelling to Croatia for the European Championships from from 20 May to 6 June, where they will be staying back for training before directly leaving for Tokyo.

Shooter Manu Bhaker receives first dose of COVID-19 vaccine in build-up to Tokyo Olympics 2020
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Shooter Manu Bhaker receives first dose of COVID-19 vaccine in build-up to Tokyo Olympics 2020

The 19-year-old pistol ace was administered the Covishield vaccine at the Community Health Centre (CHC) in Dhakla village.