Deepak and Panwar were forced to play catch-up after shooting low scores in the first two series.
The Prime Minister also appealed to people to use Khadi and handloom products in his monthly radio programme.
With Sania and Ankita's premature exit, Sumit Nagal is the lone tennis hope for India now at the Tokyo Olympics.
Nayak finished at the bottom half in all the events.
Both were appearing in the maiden Olympics and the pressure got the better of them in the crunch moments.
Sindhu sealed the first game in her favour when Polikarpova missed a shot.
Tokyo Games silver winner Mirabai Chanu's coach Vijay Sharma will get Rs 10 lakh after his ward's historic feat as the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) on Saturday announced cash rewards for coaches of Olympic medal winners.
Deepika and Jadhav looked scrappy in their first match together against Chinese Taipei and trailed 1-3 but the duo seized the momentum with six 10s in the final two sets to storm into the last-eight.
India's hope in men's singles, B Sai Praneeth suffered a shock loss against Misha Zilberman of Israel in his first Groupd D match.
Mirabai Chanu lifted a total of 202kg (87kg+115kg) to better Karnam Malleswari's bronze in the 2000 Sydney Olympics.
Saurabh shot 586 to be tied with Chinese Bowen Zhang after qualification, but as the Indian had more 'inner 10s' (27) to his name, he took the first spot foing into the finals.
The repechage round allows boats a second chance to qualify for the quarter-finals, semi-finals or finals.
The Indian men's hockey team overcame some anxious closing moments before defeating New Zealand 3-2 in an intense Pool A match to open their Olympic campaign on a positive note.
The Indian duo will face the winners of top seed Korea and Bangladesh in the mixed pair section later in the day.
If everything goes as per the script, India's first medal should come from the women's 10m air rifle event. Apurvi Chandela and Elavenil Valarivan will be going into the 10m air rifle qualification round high on confidence as they have had good performances in the last couple of years.
During a fitness trial held on Wednesday at the Sports Authority of India Centre in Bengaluru, Sreeshankar's best jump was 7.48m, a far cry from the 8.26m he had come up during the Federation Cup in March to qualify for the Tokyo Olympics.
A total of 19 Indian athletes, including flag-bearers iconic boxer M C Mary Kom and men's hockey team captain Manpreet Singh, besides six officials, participated in the ceremony. The country has a 228-strong delegation in Tokyo, including over 120 athletes.
Deepika will take part in women's individual and mixed team event where she is paired with her husband Atanu Das.
Richarlison scored his first goal of the day in the seventh minute. He saw his first shot saved by goalkeeper Florian Mueller. But the ball rebounded perfectly for the striker and he made no mistake the second time around, slotting past Mueller to give Brazil the lead.
Tokyo Olympics, beginning on Friday, is the world's biggest sporting extravaganza but in the Japanese capital, which is the host city, there is clear lack of enthusiasm
The move to add "together" into the Olympic motto of "faster, higher, stronger" was unanimously approved at the 138th IOC session here on Tuesday.
The Olympics are scheduled to be held from July 23 to August 8, with the shooting events starting a day after the opening ceremony and covering the first 10 days of the extravaganza, which will be held without spectators owing to the pandemic.
Athletes and support staff from eight sports -- archery, hockey, badminton, table tennis, judo, gymnastics, and weightlifting -- were part of this batch, with the two hockey squads forming the largest chunk.
The contingent includes 54 athletes, support staff and Indian Olympic Association (IOA) representatives.
The person, whose identity organisers have refused to reveal, has been removed from the Village.