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Top 5 stories at 9 PM: Narsingh doping scandal, Amity student suicide and more

New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 16 August 2016, 09:49 PM

Family members and friends of a 20-year-old Amity Law School student, who had allegedly committed suicide last week, on Tuesday staged a protest outside the college here, alleging foul play on the part of its authorities. Here are the top 5 stories at 9PM:

1. Trouble for Narsingh Yadav as WADA challenges clean chit in CAS

Indian wrestler Narsingh Yadav’s Olympic dream was thrown into jeopardy on Tuesday after the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) decided to appeal against the clean chit given to him by NADA in a dope scandal back home.

2. CRPF Commandant Pramod Kumar unfurled Tricolour minutes before martyrdom

"It is a very important day," these were the last words of CRPF Commandant Pramod Kumar after he unfurled the tricolour at the forces' base in Srinagar, minutes before he fell to militants' bullets in the Nowhatta area of the Jammu and Kashmir capital.

3. Amity law student suicide: Family says college authorities harassed Sushant Rohilla

Noida’s Amity University is under fire following the death of a law student Sushant Rohilla, who allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself at his Sarojini Nagar residence on August 10. Students on Tuesday protested outside the college after his family claimed that Sushant took this extreme step after being harassed by college authorities and was not promoted on account of shortage of attendance.

4. Going to Pakistan is same as going to hell, says Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar

Commenting on an infiltration plot foiled on Independence Day near the Line of Control (LoC) in Kashmir, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Tuesday said that a visit to Pakistan is same as a visit to hell.

5. Amnesty International's India chapter says no employee raised anti-India slogans

Amnesty International's India chapter on Tuesday said none of its employee had shouted any anti-India slogan at an event on Kashmir in Bangaluru, allegations based on which sedition charges were slapped against the human rights body.

First Published: Tuesday, August 16, 2016 09:33 PM

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