Sharp shooter Harvinder Singh takes gold in archery at Asian Para Games

first_imgAdvertisementIndia continued its magnificent form in the ongoing Asian Para Games after sharpshooter Harvinder Singh gave India another gold medal.Harvinder Singh took India’s gold tally at the Asian Para Games to 7Harvinder Singh etched his name into the glory books after overcoming China’s Zhao Lixue 6-0 in the W2/ST category final. In case you don’t know, the W2 category comprises athletes with paraplegia, diplegia or double leg amputation below the knee, requiring a wheelchair. Meanwhile, the ST classification is for archers with restricted impairment and who may take aim without adhering to a wheelchair.Harvinder has his eyes set on the World Archery Para Championships which will take place from 3rd June to 16th June 2019 in Hertogenbosch, Netherlands.India is currently sitting eight on the medal table with 7 gold, 12 silver, and 17 bronze medals. China is leading the pack with 95 gold, 40 silver, and 38 bronze medals, and are closely followed by South Korea and the Islamic Republic of Iran at the second and third position respectively.We here at Sportsindiashow wish Harvinder and rest of the athletes participating at the Asian Para Games best of luck for the ongoing games and their future endeavors.Advertisementlast_img read more

For Affordable Living Head South

first_img in Daily Dose, Data, Headlines, News For those looking to save on housing, heading southward may be the answer. According to a study released by GOBankingRates on Thursday, Mississippi and Alabama have the lowest housing costs in the nation, coming in 31.6 percent and 26 percent lower than the national average, respectively.Mississippi is the most affordable state on the whole, too. Taking into account costs for groceries, transportation, utilities, healthcare, and miscellaneous expenses as well as housing, living in Mississippi costs less than any other state in the nation.“With a cost of living that is 14 percent lower than the national average, Mississippi is the cheapest place to live in the U.S.,” GOBankingRates reported. “Healthcare is a little over 10 percent less than the national average, groceries are nearly 6 percent less, and housing is a full 31.6 percent cheaper.”Indiana had the second-lowest cost of living, according to GOBankingRates, coming in 12.1 percent below the national average. Rounding out the top five were Michigan (11.8 percent below), Arkansas (11.5 percent), and Oklahoma (11.4 percent).On the other end, Hawaii was deemed the most expensive place to live, with the cost of living 67.4 percent higher than the national average. Also in the top five were the District of Columbia (49.2 percent higher), New York (35.2 percent), California (34.8 percent), and Massachusetts (34.7 percent).Looking at just housing costs, D.C. came in at No. 1, with home prices beating the national average by 134 percent. California had housing costs 92.7 percent higher.Alaska took the cake in terms of healthcare costs, with expenses clocking in at 46.6 percent higher than the rest of the country.“The largest state in America comes with a cost of living that is almost equally enormous—31.6 percent above the national average, to be exact,” GOBankingRates reported. “Housing, utilities, and healthcare all bring costs that are more than 40 percent above those paid by the average American.”Alabama and Arkansas were lowest in terms of healthcare costs; they came in 12.5 percent and 12.2 percent lower than the national average, respectively.Transportation costs were highest in Alaska and California, where residents pay 30.1 percent more than the national average. Oklahoma was the most affordable at 11.9 percent under. costs of living GOBankingRates housing costs mississippi most affordable 2017-05-11 Aly J. Yale May 11, 2017 605 Views center_img For Affordable Living, Head South Sharelast_img read more