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India's largest ever contingent gears up for 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio

A total of 19 Indian athletes will feature in 10 disciplines at the Games which will be held September 7-18.

Sep 06, 2016, 18:44 PM IST

Battled empty seats at Olympics but Rio organisers witness record as 133,000 tickets get sold in 1 day for Paralympic Games

More than 600,000 tickets have been sold so far, over 20 percent of the 2.5 million tickets available.

Aug 25, 2016, 15:17 PM IST

Prosecutor accuses Pistorius of `arming himself with sole purpose of killing Reeva`

The chief prosecutor in the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius has charged the Paralympic sprinter that his `sole aim` had been to kill his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp last year when he fired the shots at his toilet door.

Apr 16, 2014, 12:01 PM IST

Marks on Pistorius` toilet door caused by Paralympian`s bat, says forensic expert

A South African police forensic expert has testified during the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius on Tuesday that the marks on the Paralympian`s toilet door were probably caused by the corner of the bat he claimed to have used to bash it down.

Apr 16, 2014, 11:49 AM IST