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Pradeep Singh Kharola took Charge as Air India CMD

Senior IAS officer of 1985-batch of Karnataka cadre, Pradeep Singh Kharola took the charge as chairman and managing director (CMD) of Air India. He took charge from Rajiv Bansal. Kharola has also served as managing director of Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Ltd since February 2015. Apart from that he has also worked in different departments […]

Ballon d’Or Won by Cristiano Ronaldo for fifth time, equals Lionel Messi

Star football player Cristiano Ronaldo has once again won the Ballon d’Or for a fifth time and leveled with rival Lionel Messi. Ronaldo was announced as the winner of this France Football’s most respectful award at a ceremony held in Paris on 7 December, 2017, Thursday. The award caps a year in which Ronaldo has […]

Yuvraj Singh launches UNICEF-ICC’s adolescent campaign

Indian sixer king Yuvraj Singh will be promoting a sports initiative in South Asia for youngsters arranged by UNICEF. He launched the campaign to promote sports among Adolescents. The name of the initiative is “Power of Sports to Shape the Future of Adolescents” and is backed by ICC. Along with Yuvraj Singh young under-19 players […]

Amitabh Bachchan launched book based on Indian cinema at Mumbai

Bollywood mega star Amitabh Bachchan launched book named ‘Bollywood: The Films! The Songs! The Stars!’ at Mumbai on Saturday. The book is based on Indian cinema and is a coffee table book. It contains insights of history, many lesser known facts and behind seen moments of most iconic movies of Indian cinema. Bollywood: The Films! […]

Prithvi Shaw named India’s captain for U-19 World Cup

Prithvi Shaw is named as India’s U-19 team’s captain for upcoming U-19 cricket world cup. Prithvi Shaw is from Mumbai and is a batsman in the India’s cricket team. He has shown his brilliant batting skills in the domestic cricket and has been selected as U-19 cricket team captain because of brilliant performance at domestic […]

Deepika Kumari Won bronze for India at Indoor Archery World Cup

Deepika Kumari of India has bagged a bronze medal at Indoor Archery World Cup on Sunday. She defeated Sayana Tsyrempilova of Russia 7-3 in the women’s recurve bronze play-offs. India’s biggest hope men’s top seed Atanu Das disappointed and crashed out in round two. It was a very disappointing performance by India at Indoor Archery […]

Virat Kohli Breaks Brian Lara’s most double centuries Record as captain

Yet another record to the name of Indian Cricket team captain Virat Kohli as he surpasses Brian Lara for most double centuries as captain. Virat has six double hundreds as captain now whereas Brian Lara was having five double hundreds as captain. Virat kohli also became the first captain to register 3 continuous centuries in […]

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