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  • CBI raids residences of Former CM Ibobi
  • Govt taking initiatives to ensure sound management of plastic waste: Javadekar
  • Bangladesh win toss & decide to bat first at historic D/N pink ball test against India at Eden
  • Senior journalist Nilkanth Khadilkar dies after a brief illness
  • Prince Rajbhar, injured in Mumbai hospital ICU fire, passes away
  • Hasina arrives in Kolkata to inaugurate India's maiden historic D/N Test at Eden
  • Hasina arrives Kolkata to inaugurate India's maiden historic D/N Test at Eden
  • Rupee rises 5 paise against USD
  • Iraq protests claim 9 lives in less than week: HRC
  • UP Law Commission suggest stringent punishment for conversion
  • Japan’s to host G20 foreign ministers’ meeting on November 22-23
  • Imran, Trump discuss Afghan peace process, Kashmir over phone
  • Sheikh Hasina leaves for Kolkata to watch India-Bagladesh Test match
  • Germany launches educational project for Islamic religious leaders
  • India & Bangladesh all set for the historic day
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Asia Badminton C'ships: Sindhu, Saina, Sameer Verma enter quarters

Asia Badminton C'ships: Sindhu, Saina, Sameer Verma enter quarters

Wuhan, Apr 25 (UNI) Indian shuttler PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal and Sameer Verma entered to the quarterfinal of Asia Badminton Championships 2019 on Thursday after winning their Round 16 matches in their respective categories.

Fourth seed, Sindhu defeated Indonesia's Choirunnisa 21-15, 21-19 to advance to the next round, while Saina Nehwal defeated Korea's Kim Ga Eun 21-13, 21-13.

Sindhu will face World No 17 China's Cai Yanyan in the quarters, while ninth ranked Saina, will take on World No 4 Japan's Akane Yamaguchi in the next round.

Meanwhile, In men's singles, Sameer Verma just took 43 minutes and defeated World No 16 Hong Kong's Ka Long Angus 21-12, 21-19 in two straight games.

In mixed doubles category, the Indian campaign ended as the pair of Utkarsh Arora and Karishma Wadkar were knocked out of the tournament after losing 10-21, 15-21 to Hafiz Faizal and Gloria Emanuelle Widjaja of Indonesia in the second round.

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Hasina arrives in Kolkata to inaugurate India's maiden historic D/N Test at Eden

22 Nov 2019 | 12:03 PM

Kolkata, Nov 22 (UNI) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina arrived the Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International (NSCBI) airport at around 10.

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India & Bangladesh all set for the historic day

India & Bangladesh all set for the historic day

22 Nov 2019 | 9:34 AM

Kolkata, Nov 22 (UNI) Indian Cricket is just hours away from embracing the pink revolution when a confident home side takes on Bangladesh in the historic maiden day-night test at Eden Gardens on Friday.

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Bannister and Charles honoured at World Athletics Heritage Mile night

Bannister and Charles honoured at World Athletics Heritage Mile night

22 Nov 2019 | 8:53 AM

Monaco, Nov 22 (UNI) Roger Bannister and Diane Leather Charles, who respectively became the first man to run the mile in under four minutes and the first woman to break the five-minute barrier for the distance, were among the honourees at the ‘World Athletics Heritage Mile Night’ here, an IAAF statement said.

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Seven Chinese gymnasts into World Cup final

22 Nov 2019 | 8:40 AM

Berlin, Nov 22 (Xinhua) All seven Chinese gymnasts who appeared on the first day of the FIG Individual Apparatus World Cup in Cottbus advanced into the final here.

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Portugal Challenger: Mukund-Prashanth reach doubles' semi-final

Portugal Challenger: Mukund-Prashanth reach doubles' semi-final

22 Nov 2019 | 8:24 AM

Chandigarh, Nov 22 (UNI) Indian duo of Sasikumar Mukund and N Vijay Sundar Prashanth stormed into doubles semi-final after beating wild cards Portugal pair of Tiago Cacao and Joao Monteiro in the quarter-final of the €46,600 Maia Open Challenger Portugal.

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