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Srikanth Wins Indonesia Open Super Title

The Prime Minister Narendra Modi has congratulated Indian Badminton Player Kidambi Srikanth, on the victory in $75,000 Indonesia Open Super Series tournament. He clinched his...

Krishnan Wins Capablanca Memorial Chess

Indian Krishnan Sasikiran has become the first Indian to win the 52nd Capablanca Memorial Chess tournament at Varadero, Cuba. The Capablanca Memorial is one of...

Asian Junior Wrestling Championship Winners

India bagged five medals in the 2017 Asian Junior Wrestling Championships in Taiwan. India’s gold came in the women’s 51 kilogram freestyle category through Puja. Further...

Lewis Hamilton Wins Canadian Gran Prix

Lewis Hamilton won the Formula One Canadian Grand Prix for the sixth time and the third year in a row. Valtteri Bottas was second, 19.7...

Indian Shooters Won Medals in Azerbaijan

Indian shooters Jitu Rai and Heena Sidhu won gold in the mixed team 10m air pistol event at the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) World...

Virat Kohli Fastest to Score 8000 ODI Runs

Virat Kohli has become the fastest batsman to 8000 runs in one-day international cricket. Kohli reached the 8000-run mark in his 175th innings to go...

French Open (Tennis): Latest Champions

The 2017 French Open was a tennis tournament played on outdoor clay courts. It was the 116th edition of the French Open and the...

National Hockey Academy Gets New Head

Former captain and coach of the national team MP Ganesh has been appointed as the Head of the National Hockey Academy, Delhi to be...

Sai Praneeth Wins Thailand Open Tournament

Sai Praneeth, shuttler from Andhra Pradesh, clinched the Thailand Open Grand Prix Gold badminton title by defeating Indonesia’s Jonatan Christie 17-21, 21-18, 21-19 in...

Dovizioso Wins Italian Grand Prix

Andrea Dovizioso won the Italian Grand Prix for the third MotoGP victory of his career. Championship leader and pole sitter Maverick Vinales finished second and...

All India Football Federation Award Winners

2016 AIFF Best Grassroots Program of the Year: Punjab Best Home-match Organiser of Hero I-League 2016-17: DSK Shivajians & Bengaluru FC Hero I-League Fairplay Award 2016-17:...

Gauri Sheoran Wins Gold in Shooting

Indian Gauri Sheoran won the sports pistol junior women’s gold medal in the International Shooting Competition of Hannover. She beat Sophia Kovacic of Germany 27-20,...

Bhavani Wins Gold in Fencing Championship

India’s C A Bhavani Devi has won the gold medal in the sabre event of the Turnoi Satellite Fencing Championship held at Reykjavik in...

South Korea Wins Sudirman Cup

South Korea won badminton’s Sudirman Cup for the first time in 14 years by 3-2 victory over 10-time champions China at Australia’s Gold Coast. The South...

R Vaishali Wins Gold in Chess Championship

India's R Vaishali won the women's title with eight points from nine rounds in the Asian Continental Blitz Chess Championship in Chengdu, China. Vaishali drew...

Sebastian Vettel Wins Monaco Grand Prix

The Monaco Grand Prix is a Formula One motor race held each year on the Circuit de Monaco. Run since 1929, it is widely...

‘Mumbai Indians’ Won IPL Cricket Tournament

Mumbai Indians won the tenth edition of Indian Premier League for the third time against Rising Super Giants in final match at Uppal Stadium...

Maverick Vinales Won French Grand Prix

Maverick Vinales of Spain won the French Grand Prix. The French Grand Prix was a race held as part of Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile's annual...

Measures to Prevent Misuse of Debit Cards

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has informed that number of debit cards outstanding at the end of August 2016 was 71.2 crore. RBI has informed...

National Waterways of India

Name River States Length of NW (km) NW1 Allahabad-Haldia stretch of the Ganga-Bhagirathi-Hooghly Rivers UP, Bihar, Jharkhand, West Bengal 1620 NW2 Sadiya-Dhubri Stretch of Brahmaputra River Assam 891 NW3 Kollam-Kozhikode Stretch of West Coast Canal and Champakara...

Thailand Ratifies Employment Discrimination Convention

Thailand, member State of the ILO since 1919, ratified one of the eight fundamental ILO Conventions, namely the Discrimination (Employment and Occupation) 1958, (No.111)...

New Gem and Jewellery Training Institute in Karnataka

Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman laid the Foundation Stone for a premier Gem & Jewellery Training Institute in Udupi, Karnataka. Indian Institute of Gems...