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India stun Indonesia in Sudirman Cup badminton championship
May 23, 2017 18:45 IST
By Leslie Xavier
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what happened: India stunned Indonesia 4-1, staying in knockouts race at Sudirman Cup badminton championship.
what it means: Indian won riding on the good shows by K Srikanth, PV Sindhu and Ashwini Ponnappa, who won the mixed doubles and women's doubles matches, with Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and N Sikki Reddy respectively.
what next: Denmark and India have a win each. Knockouts would be decided after Indonesia-Denmark tie Wednesday.
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Kvitova to make 'last-minute decision' on French Open
May 23, 2017 18:33 IST
By Leslie Xavier
what happened: Petra Kvitova will make a "last-minute decision" whether to compete in the French Open.
what it means: Kvitova is preparing for a comeback five months after her playing hand was badly injured as she fought off a knife-wielding intruder at her home in the eastern Czech town of Prostejov in December.
what next: The draw for the May 28-June 11 French Open is Friday and Kvitova could still make the tournament.
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Nawazuddin Siddiqui says he won't ask for work in Hollywood
May 23, 2017 17:52 IST
By Sneha Mahadevan
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what happened: Nawazuddin Siddiqui says that he will never ask for roles in Hollywood.
what it means: Nawazuddin says that he is quite happy with the kind of roles being offered to him in Bollywood and does not feel the need to go asking for roles in Hollywood.
what next: Nawazuddin will be seen in Manto where he plays playwright, Sadat Hassan Manto.
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NDA ally Swabhimani Paksha headed for a split?
May 23, 2017 17:52 IST
By Faisal Malik
Hindustan Times
what happened: Swabhimani Paksha, the NDA ally  headed by farmers’ leader Raju Shetti, could be heading for a split
what it means: Party's lone minister in the BJP led state government, Sadabhau Khot  skipped party’s Mumbai-Pune march, organised to protest over the farmers’ issues, including the demand for farm loan waiver.
what next: This has led to speculations that Khot will break away from his organisation and join the BJP soon.