The two-day Assam Spring Festival began at the Manas National Park where visitors will get to experience the state's local food, music, handloom and handicrafts. Aim: To promote the local food and culture of the fringe villagers. It is an attempt to create a model of alternative livelihood through food, handloom and. . . . .
India’s weightlifter Punam Yadav won gold in the Women’s 69kg weightlifting category. Yadav lifted a combined total of 222kg (100 snatch and 122 clean and jerk) and defeated England’s Sarah Davies her closest competitor to take her second medal at the Commonwealth Games. Venkat Rahul. . . . .