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Squash players assure India 3 medals

Squash players assure India 3 medals

India were on Friday (August 24) assured of three medals in squash competition of the 18th Asian Games with Saurav Ghosal, Joshna Chinappa and Dipika Pallikal Karthik advancing to the semifinals of their respective singles events here. As expected in terms of seeding, top seed Saurav beat compatriot Harinder Pal Sandhu in four games in the men's singles quarterfinal.

Nepal is all set to block pornographic content

Nepal is all set to block pornographic content

The Government of Nepal will be blocking the publication and dissemination of pornographic content in the nation, citing an increase in incidents of rape. The Ministry for Information and Communication issued a release citing pornographic content to be the reason for rape. Nepal has witnessed a sharp rise in the number of rape cases over the past weeks.
Batti Gul Meter Chalu opens well on Day 1

Batti Gul Meter Chalu opens well on Day 1

Shahid Kapoor and Shraddha Kapoor's movie Batti Gul Meter Chalu has opened very well. The film has made Rs 6.70 crores on Day 1, and earnings are set to increase through the weekend. According to trade analysts, the film's 'desi' story has managed to connect well with the audience. The movie also stars Yami Gautam and Divyendu Sharma, and is set in Uttarakhand.
Rihanna becomes ambassador of Barbados

Rihanna becomes ambassador of Barbados

Singer and actress Rihanna has become the "Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary" of Barbados. Born in the Caribbean island country, she became one of Barbados' cultural ambassadors in 2008, doing promotional work for its tourism ministry. The singer will be responsible for promoting education, tourism, and investment for the island.
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