It was a brilliant day for India at Gold Coast on Monday as the country’s medal tally doubled from the previous day in Commonwealth Games 2018. The weightlifting winning streak continued, with Pardeep Singh bagging a silver in the men's 105kg category. Shooter Jitu Rai won gold after defeating Australia's Kerry Bell, while Om Mitharwal bagged bronze medal for India in men's 10m air pistol event. In Commonwealth Games' Women's 10m air pistol event Mehuli Ghosh and Apurvi Chandela bagged silver and bronze respectively. A day before, women formed the core of India's stupendous day at the 21st Commonwealth Games in Golad Coast, Australia, where a 16-year-old Manu Bhaker delivered a record-shattering shooting gold medal. The table tennis team, meanwhile, stunned the fancied defending champions Singapore to clinch the top honours for the first time at the event. M C Mary Kom advanced to the medal rounds in her first and probably last appearance at the Games. India moved up a rank to the third position in medal ranking, having claimed eight gold, four silver and five bronze medals so far. Salman Khan Sentenced To 5 Years In Jail, Other Actors Acquitted In Blackbuck Poaching Case

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