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Vinesh Phogat bags silver at Asian Wrestling Championships

Indian woman wrestler Vinesh Phogat got silver at Asian Wrestling Championships in 50kg category (freestyle). Phogat lost her final match against Chinese wrestler Chun Lei by 3-2 margin. She gave a tough fight to Chinese wrestler in the final played at Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan on Thursday. Earlier 23 years old Vinesh Phogat defeated wrestlers from Korea, […]

Strandja Memorial Boxing Tournament: Amit strikes gold; Mary Kom, Seema settle for silver

Five times world champion M C Mary Kom had to satisfy with silver in 69th Strandja Memorial boxing tournament for men and women. Mary Kom was defeated by Bulgaria’s Sevda Asenova in the final. Amit Panghal won his second consecutive international gold at the boxing tournament. Seema Poonia (+81kg) has also had to get satisfied […]

Parupalli Kashyap wins Austrian Open

Former National champion Parupalli Kashyap has won the Austrian Open International Challenge. In the final match played, Kashyap defeated June Wei Cheam of Malaysia in straight games. This is Parupalli’s first international title in over three years. Former National Champion and second seed, Kashyap looked in phenomenal touch throughout whole tournament and also in final. […]

Gymnastics World Cup 2018 : Aruna Budda Reddy Becomes 1st Indian To Win Individual Medal

Aruna Budda Reddy created history at Gymnastics World Cup 2018 as she became first Indian To Win Individual Medal at world Gymnastics championship, in Australia (Melbourne). Aruna won bronze medal in women vault by securing 13.649. Other Indian woman Pranati Nayak managed to score 13.416 and finished at sixth place. Gold medal was won by […]

Bhuvneshwar Kumar Record: Became First Indian bowler to scalp 5-wicket haul in all 3 formats

Bhuvneshwar Kumar Record: Indian fast bowler Bhuvneshwar Kumar has made new record while playing in first T20 match between Indian and South Africa as he grabbed fifth his wicket. With this Bhuvi became the first Indian  bowler to get 5-wicket haul in all 3 formats that is tests, ODIs and T20s. Bhuvneshwar bowled brilliantly and took 5/24, […]

New prime minister of Nepal – KP Sharma Oli

KP Sharma Oli has been appointed as new prime minister of Nepal. Communist Party of Nepal (Unified Marxist-Leninist) Khadga Prasad Sharma Oli has sworn in as 41st PM of Nepal. He was administered the oath of office by President Bidya Devi Bhandari at Nepal’s capital Kathmandu. KP Oli will be succeeding Nepali Congress Party’s Sher […]

Indian engineer Vikas Sathaye awarded sci-tech Oscar Award

Pune-born Vikas Sathaye has been awarded with the Scientific and Engineering Academy Award at the Oscars Scientific and Technical Awards 2018 held at Beverly Hills in Los Angeles, California on Saturday. The award has been given to Vikas and his team for ‘Shotover K1 Camera System which is a camera mount to get clear photography […]

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