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New York: The New York Times and The New Yorker won the Pulitzer Prize for public service today for explosive reporting that brought down Harvey Weinstein and spawned a cultural watershed on the issue of sexual harassment.
Mohali: Sri Lanka skipper Thisara Perera won the toss and elected to bowl against India in the second ODI of the three-match series here today. For India, Tamil Nadu offspin-bowling allrounder Washington Sundar received his maiden ODI cap. He replaced Kuldeep Yadav in the playing XI. Sri Lanka, on the other hand, fielded an unchanged side.
New York: Pakistan on Monday won a seat on the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) by more than two thirds vote when the General Assembly elected 15 countries to serve on the 47-member body. Pakistan was elected for the term 2018-20. The election in the 193-member Assembly was by secret ballot, with a simple majority required. Pakistan polled 151 votes, when 97 were needed.
Dharamsala : Indian captain Virat Kohli on Tuesday said he no longer considers Australian cricketers his friends after being targeted both on and off the field by them in a fiercely-fought Test series that his team won.
Indore: Drupad Dance Academy has won Global Theatre Olympiad Award organised by Theatre Movement at Kala Vikas Kendra Cuttack, Odisha. The ten-day grand event was organised from 21 to 31st January 2017.
Melbourne : As Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal won match after match at the Australian Open, making their unlikely way through opposite sides of the draw, tennis fans couldn’t help but look ahead. Could the two old rivals, almost six years on from their last meeting in a Grand Slam final, possibly meet for one more match for the ages in Melbourne? Federer and Nadal each had to survive epic five-set matches in
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BHOPAL: The team of Operation Group-A won an inter-departmental volleyball championship was organised at NTPC Ltd, Singrauli Super Thermal Power Station. Operation Group-A defeated Electrical Maintenance team in the finals by 25-20 and 25-17. Chatur Singh and Munnan Singh of Operation Group-A displayed extraordinary playing skills. As many as 7 teams of various departments took part in the event.
MORENA: Boys of Uttar Pradesh and girls of West Bengal won the gold medal in 25th national mini volley ball contest on Thursday which was organised by Morena Municipal Corporation. Higher Education minister Jaibhansingh Pawaiya gives the prize to the players. National vice chairman of Nehru youth centre BD Sharma proposed thanks to the citizens and players for their support. 39 teams of girls and boys from 22 states participated in the
BHOPAL: Bharatiya Janata Party may have won the Shahdol Lok Sabha bye-polls but the results have sounded alarm bells for the party, as far as the upcoming Assembly and Lok Sabha elections are concerned. The margin of victory of the BJP, in comparison to Lok Sabha elections 2014 has declined in every single assembly segment.
Las Vegas: Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton won Wednesday night’s final presidential debate, while Republican rival Donald Trump refused to say that he would accept the result of the November 8 election if he lost.
Stockholm: British-American economist Oliver Hart and Bengt Holmstrom of Finland today won the Nobel Economics Prize for their work on contract theory, the jury said.
Paris : A Saudi blogger sentenced to 10 years in prison and 1,000 lashes for insulting Muslim clerics has won the European Union’s prestigious Sakharov Prize for human rights, the media reported.
New Delhi : If you get a phone call from Pakistan claiming you have won a lottery worth lakhs of rupees, beware!
Stuttgart : Indian tennis player Rohan Bopanna and his Romanian partner Florin Mergea won their men’s doubles first round to advance to the quarter-finals of the Stuttgart Open here on Wednesday.
Washington: Seven-time champion Serena Williams overcame some hard moments to beat Sabine Lisicki of Germany 7-6 (4), 1-6, 6-3 on Wednesday for her 700th career victory at the Miami Open, a media report said on Thursday. The win also earned her a semifinal spot at the prestigious tournament, where she’s the two-time defending champion, reported Xinhua.
Melbourne: Australia lauded its World Cup winning team today for a “fairytale” victory on home soil over New Zealand, with praise heaped on retiring one-day captain Michael Clarke after a dream farewell. Clarke hit 74 as Australia cruised home by seven wickets in a one-sided final in front of a record crowd of 93,013 at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Sunday. The win, culminating a gruelling tournament, was front page news across the country with The
Los Angeles : John Legend and Common’s music and lyrics in “Glory” from the film “Selma” received the Oscar for Best Original Song category at the 87th Academy Awards here Sunday night. The song performed by Legend and Common was co-written by Che Smith. The number was also performed at the Oscars ceremony here.