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Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma

Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma

Assam chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Monday said that the government is planning to withdraw AFSPA completely from Assam by 2023. "We are aiming at withdrawing AFSPA completely from Assam by the end of 2023. We will also rope in ex-military personnel to train our police force," tweeted Sarma.

Olympic champion Neeraj Chopra is the new world number one in men’s javelin throw, as per the latest rankings released by World Athletics. Chopra, who became the first Indian to win a gold medal in a track and field event at the Tokyo Olympics, leads reigning world champion Anderson Peters of Grenada by 22 points. Chopra began his 2023 season by winning the first Diamond League meeting in Doha on May 6 with a world-leading effort of 88.67m. The 25-year-old Indian will next be in action at the Fanny Blankers-Koen Games at Hengelo, the Netherlands on June 4 followed by the Paavo Nurmi Games in Turku in Finland on June 13.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives in Australia on the last leg of his three-nation tour, reported PTI.

NCLAT upheld the NCLT order admitting voluntary plea by Go First airlines for insolvency and protection under a moratorium from recovery by lenders on Monday, the Bar & Bench reported.

Former Delhi minister Satyendar Jain, who has been arrested in connection with a money laundering case, was taken to the Safdarjung Hospital here as he was feeling unwell, party sources said on Monday.

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First Published: May 22 2023 | 4:53 PM IST

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