A movie on self belief and staying in the moment did the trick: Marijne
Watching a movie on self belief after three consecutive losses rebuilt the Indian women's hockey team's shattered morale and helped it to "aim for the clouds", the side's Dutch coach Sjoerd Marijne revealed on Monday after Rani Rampal and Co. entered their maiden Olympic semifinals here.
Can now India re-establish its connection with hockey?
The display against Great Britain was like grabbing the quarterfinal by the scruff of its neck. The grip loosened for a bit at 2-1, but Hardik Singh's classic Indian skills wrested the control back. India won 3-1. The hoodoo was broken. 21st century Indian hockey could now feel what the top four at the Olympics feels like.
India's factory growth rebounded in July
Factory activity in India bounced back in July as demand surged both at home and abroad, prompting companies to create new jobs for the first time since the onset of the pandemic, a private sector survey showed on Monday. The Manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index, compiled by IHS Markit, jumped to 55.3 last month from 48.1 in June, well above 50-level separating growth from contraction.
'Kundra arrested for deleting WhatsApp chats, destroying evidence’
Raj Kundra was arrested in July 19 for his connection to pornographic content production and distribution case, however his lawyers had called his arrest as ‘illegal’. Revealing the real reason for the businessman’s arrest, public prosecutor Aruna Pai had informed the Bombay High Court that he had stated deleting WhatsApp groups and chats, thus ‘destroying evidence’. Raj Kundra’s IT associate Ryan Thorpe has also been arrested in the matter accused of deleting the evidence.
Parl live: Both Houses adjourned till noon amid disruptions
The Monsoon Session has seen repeated disruptions over the Pegasus issue, forcing both Houses to be adjoured several times. The opposition wants a discussion on the issue, while the government is not very keen. Stay with TOI for live updates.