Mary Kom Bags First CWG Gold

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35-year-old MC Mary Kom has become the first Indian woman to win a boxing gold at the Commonwealth Games. Making a comeback to boxing after a two year sabbatical, Mary beat Northern Ireland’s Kristina O’Hara convincingly in the 48kg final. The 35-year-old five-time world champion and Olympic bronze-medallist was competing in her debut Commonwealth Games, […]

Mirabai Chanu wins gold medal

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Mirabai Chanu secured India’s first gold medal in the 2018 Commonwealth Games when she finished first in the women’s 48 kg weightlifting event at Gold Coast . Mirabai Chanu smashed the Commonwealth and Commonwealth Games’ weightlifting record by lifting 196 kg. The previous Games’ record was 175 kg set by Augustine Nwaokolo of Nigeria in […]

IIT Delhi researchers develop scar-tissue model for screening drugs

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Researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi have for the first time developed a 3D scar-tissue model through tissue engineering. The two-member team led by Prof. Sourabh Ghosh from the Department of Textile Technology at IIT Delhi was successful in replicating the early inflammatory microenvironment that initiates a cascade of events that lead […]