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Nick Kyrgios stuns Rafael Nadal in Cincinnati Open quarters
Aug 19, 2017 09:16 IST
what happened: Nick Kyrgios beat top seed Rafael Nadal 6-2, 7-5 to reach the Cincinnati Open semifinals on Friday.
what it means: Both players were forced to play back-to-back matches in Cincinnati after rain wreaked havoc. Kyrgios returned to complete a last-16 win over Ivo Karlovic, while Nadal outclassed Albert Ramos Vinolas.
what next: Kyrgios, a four-time ATP Tour winner, will face David Ferrer in the final four.
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Nick Kyrgios stuns Rafael Nadal in Cincinnati Masters last-8
Aug 19, 2017 08:47 IST
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what happened: Nick Kyrgios stunned Rafael Nadal in straight sets in the quarterfinals of the Cincinnati Masters
what it means: The Australian tennis star won the first set 6-2, before winning the second 7-5. Nadal, the 2013 champion, struggled to keep up with Kyrgios in the first set, and came up short in the second.
what next: Kyrgios will face another Spaniard, David Ferrer, in the semifinals.
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Uttarakhand serves notices to IAS officers absent on I Day
Aug 18, 2017 18:42 IST
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what happened: The chief secretary sought explanation from 54 IAS officers who bunked Independence Day function.
what it means: Chief Minister TS Rawat was left red-faced when he found several officials missing from the function in Dehradun. He asked for a list of absentees and wanted officials to take action against them.
what next: The errant officials could face adverse entry in records. Reports from districts is awaited.
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17 taken ill after chlorine gas leakage in Dehradun
Aug 18, 2017 18:38 IST
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what happened: Seventeen people fell ill after gas leaked at a water works unit of the Uttarakhand Jal Sansthan.
what it means: Chlorine gas leaked from a cylinder, which was thrown into water to neutralise it. Many people who were sleeping at that time were rushed to hospital after they complained of difficulty in breathing.
what next: The managing director of the Jan Sansthan said an inquiry is being conducted into the gas leak.