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VVPAT voting machines in Lucknow civic polls
Apr 24, 2017 08:56 IST
By Anupam Srivastava
net
what happened: Lucknowites will be able to see whom they voted for as VVPAT machines would be used in civic polls.
what it means: Municipal officials after meeting EC officials assured fair polls scheduled by use of VVPAT. Parties like BSP, SP blamed absence of VVPAT in EVM for defeat.
what next: Municipal polls will be held in UP in June.
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Messi's 500th Barcelona goal sinks Real Madrid in El Clasico
Apr 24, 2017 08:47 IST
By Abhishek Paul
Reuters
what happened: Lionel Messi scored his 500th Barcelona goal to snatch a stunning 3-2 win at Real Madrid in La Liga.
what it means: James Rodriguez appeared to have rescued a point for Real with an 86th-minute strike to make it 2-2 after goals by Messi and Ivan Rakitic overturned Casemiro's opener. But Messi scored the winner.
what next: Barcelona & Real have 75 points each, though the former has played 33 games, 1 more than the latter.
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RCB lose to KKR, collapsing to lowest IPL total of 49
Apr 24, 2017 00:09 IST
By Leslie Xavier
PTI
what happened: Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) thrashed Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) by 82 runs in the IPL Sunday.
what it means: In a dramatic finish to the game at the Eden Gardens, RCB, while chasing a modest 132 for victory, collapsed to 49 , the lowest total in the history of IPL.
what next: KKR remain in 2nd spot in the standings with the win while, RCB are languishing at the bottom.
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Sanchez sends Arsenal into FA Cup final with win over City
Apr 23, 2017 23:22 IST
By Leslie Xavier
AFP
what happened: Alexis Sanchez secured a 2-1 victory for Arsenal vs Manchester City in the FA Cup semifinal Sunday.
what it means: The Chilean striker struck in the 101st minute to secure the final spot for struggling Arsenal. Sergio Aguero scored the opener for City in 62nd minute while Nacho Monreal equalised in the 71st.
what next: Arsenal will play an all-London final against Chelsea on May 27.
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    Apr 24, 2017 06:55 IST

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