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ICC Champions Trophy: India beat New Zealand in warm-up game
May 28, 2017 22:00 IST
By Abhishek Paul
what happened: India started ICC Champions Trophy campaign with a 45-run win over New Zealand in a warm-up game.
what it means: India dismissed New Zealand for 189 with Mohammed Shami, Bhuvneshwar Kumar picking three wickets each. In reply, Virat Kohli scored 52* as India reached 129/3 in 26 overs. India won via D/L method.
what next: India will play another warm-up game on Tuesday against Bangladesh.
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Ferrari's Vettel wins Monaco GP ahead of teammate Raikkonen
May 28, 2017 19:42 IST
By Sidharth Gulati
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what happened: Vettel gave Ferrari their 1st Monaco GP win in 16 years with teammate Raikkonen finishing 2nd.
what it means: Sebastian Vettel's third win of 2017 increased his lead over Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton in the drivers' World Championship to 25 points.
what next: It remains to be seen how Mercedes react to Ferrari's dominant Monaco win at the Canadian GP.
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Top seed Angelique Kerber crashes out of French Open Rd 1
May 28, 2017 17:52 IST
By Abhishek Paul
what happened: Top seed Angelique Kerber lost 2-6, 2-6 to Ekaterina Makarova in Rd 1 of French Open.
what it means: Kerber became the first top seed in French Open to lose in the 1st round. Before this, the earliest exits suffered by a top seed were in second round - by Justine Henin (2004), Serena Williams (2014).
what next: Makarova goes on to face either Lesia Tsurenko or Kateryna Kozlova.
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Two youths drown at Mandarmani beach in West Bengal
May 28, 2017 17:27 IST
By Sumanta Ray Chaudhuri
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what happened: Two youths from Howrah, Shivam Agarwal and Mahesh
Bhaiya, drown at Mandarmani in West Bengal.
what it means: Both were residents of the Golabari area of Howrah district near Kolkata. They drowned while bathing in the sea during high tide. Locals tried to rescue them.
what next: Local authorities to ban bathing during high tide. Police patrol to be intensified shortly.
  • General rawat
    May 28, 2017 21:09 IST
    Gen. Rawat has suggested that Major Gogoi was right to violate one man’s human rights in order to get his soldiers out of a difficult situation. This is the more disappointing because they come, not from some desk-bound general, but from a decorated veteran of Kashmir, an officer with more
  • Tejas Express
    May 28, 2017 19:38 IST
    India’s first high-speed luxury train has been vandalised on its first journey. If the anti-social behaviour seen on the Tejas Express is to go by, we cannot blame the railways or any other public or private sector organisation for not wanting to invest in amenities which are difficult to guard more
  • Gender internet
    May 28, 2017 19:05 IST
    In order to attempt to close the digital divide, we must recognize not only the economic factors but also address the social and cultural barriers that discourage women from meaningfully using the internet. more
    Sujatha Subramanian