Thursday, 1 December, 2022
TopicMary Kom

Topic: Mary Kom

Boxer Mary Kom bags historic 8th World Championship medal, settles for bronze

Mary Kom lost to Turkey's Busenaz Cakiroglu in the semi-finals after her review appeal was turned down by the world boxing body’s technical committee.

Mary Kom wins 8th boxing medal, enters Women’s World Championship semi-finals

By overcoming Colombia's Valencia Victoria, 6-time champion Mary Kom bettered her own record as the most successful boxer in the history of the marquee tournament.

LPG price rise a huge burden on the common man; and Mary Kom’s sixth gold medal

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Mary Kom creates history by winning sixth gold medal at Women’s World Championship

M.C. Mary Kom created World Championship history with her win and now matches Cuban men's legend Felix Savon as the joint most successful pugilist. 

Mary Kom is a much better MP than Sachin Tendulkar

Tendulkar’s attendance over his six-year term in the Rajya Sabha was just 8%, Mary Kom is averaging 53% in only the first two years of her tenure.

मेरी कोम ने तो छोड़ दिया, सुशील-अखिल को भी छोड़ना पड़ सकता है अॉब्ज़र्वर का पद

तीनों खिलाड़ी रिंग में लौट चुके हैं और सरकार को लगता है कि उन्हें राष्ट्रीय अॉब्ज़र्वर के पद पर रखना उचित नहीं होगा

Observers are the moral conscience of Indian sports

It is ideal to have legends like Mary Kom and Sushil Kumar as observers, but only once they retire from the game.

Sportspersons should only be made observers after they leave the game

Captain of India's Kabaddi team, Anup Kumar says there is no doubt about the long-term benefits that observers can bring to sports.

We only want to do what’s good for the sport and country: Sushil Kumar

Boxer Sushil Kumar says observer posts are important and they definitely create an impact.

On Camera

YourTurn

A group picture of Supreme court judges at Supreme Court in New Delhi | Praveen Jain | ThePrint

Ambedkar rejected collegium system, said CJI supremacy on judges’ appointment is dangerous

In May 1949, the Constituent Assembly debated the Collegium system, only to reject it thrice. Now the SC is assuming that role once again.
Representational image | Reuters

India’s economic growth at 6.3% for second quarter, slower than previous months

Government capital spending increased more than 40% during the quarter as it stepped up expenditure on roads to railways, according to official data on Wednesday.

Defence

A soldier with 'Arjun', a black kite trained to down enemy drones, during the Yudh Abhyas exercise being held in Auli, Uttarakhand | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

It’s a plane, no it’s a bird! Army’s training eagles & falcons to swoop down on hostile drones

The birds are also being trained for surveillance at Remount Veterinary Corps Centre in Meerut, with cameras fitted to their heads to record videos.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.