Top 5 news at 1PM on Aug 18: ACB raids DCW office and more

New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 18 August 2016, 01:09 PM

1.Anti Corruption Team raids DCW office on charges of alleged nepotism in recruitment

A Team of Delhi Anti-Corruption Branch (ACB) on Thursday conducted a raid at DCW office. It seems the raid is being conducted after reports of alleged nepotism in the panel recruitment

2.Rio Olympics 2016: Sakshi Malik wins 'historic' bronze medal for India in wrestling

Gritty woman wrestler Sakshi Malik ended India’s wait for a medal at the Rio Olympic 2016 by clinching the bronze in the 58kg category, pulling off a sensational 8-5 victory over Aisuluu Tynybekova in the Play-off bout, at Rio de Janerio.

3. Country is proud of Sakshi's feat: PM Modi,President Pranab Mukherjee

President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi today congratulated female wrestler Sakshi Malik for winning a bronze medal in the Rio Olympics, saying that she has done the country proud with her historic feat.

4. Ahmedabad: AAP state office ransacked, leaders blame BJP

Aam Admi Party office in Ahmedabad was ransacked on Wednesday by some unidentified persons. The miscreants smashed tables, sabotaged the property and other office paraphernalia.

5. Tasleema Nasreen requests Rajnath to grant extension of her RP

Exiled Bangladeshi writer Taslima Nasreen who has been living in exile since 1994 raised the issue of her residence permit in India on Wednesday. Nasreen's Residence Permit has expired and she took to Twitter to request Home Minister Rajnath Singh to extend her stay in India.

First Published: Thursday, August 18, 2016 01:06 PM

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