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Manchester City signs Benjamin Mendy from Monaco for £52 mn
Jul 24, 2017 22:00 IST
By Abhishek Paul
AFP
what happened: Benjamin Mendy has signed a five-year contract with Manchester City from AS Monaco.
what it means: The 23-year-old Mendy, who joined French champions Monaco from Marseille last summer, has agreed a deal reported to be worth a record £52 million (58 million euros, $67 million) for a defender.
what next: Mendy becomes City’s fifth major signing of the summer and takes their spending to more than £200m.
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Patiala's last queen Mohinder Kaur passes away
Jul 24, 2017 20:51 IST
By Vishal Rambani
HT File
what happened: Mohinder Kaur, matriarch of Patiala royalty and mother of CM Amarinder Singh, died on Monday.
what it means: Her death is significant since she was the last anointed queen of Phulkian dynasty's Patiala estate before abolition of titles & privy purses. She was a former Rajya Sabha member, and social worker.
what next: Cremation will be held on Tuesday, July 25, at Shahi Samadhan, the royal crematorium, in Patiala.
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Chakbandi official shot dead in Etawah
Jul 24, 2017 13:03 IST
By Haidar A Naqvi
Manoj Yadav-HT Photo
what happened: Vipin Kumar, a Chakbandi officer was shot multiple times in Sarai Dayanat in Etawah around midnight.
what it means: He along with a colleague Kamlesh Tiwari were returning from Lucknow in a private vehicle. Kamlesh told the police about the murder. Vipin was posted in Etawah since 2016 and was newly married.
what next: Police have taken Kamlesh and the vehicle driver into custody for questioning.
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Women's World Cup: England beat India to win fourth title
Jul 23, 2017 22:46 IST
By Sidharth Gulati
Reuters
what happened: England defeated India by nine runs to win their fourth Women’s World Cup title.
what it means: Chasing 229, India were on course till the 42nd over but a dramatic collapse ended their hopes of a historic win. Seamer Anya Shrubsole was the pick of the bowlers with 6/46 while Punam Raut hit 86.
what next: India's showing has sparked big interest and can help turn women's cricket into a saleable brand.