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Women's World Cup: England beat India to win fourth title
Jul 23, 2017 22:46 IST
By Sidharth Gulati
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.
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Teenager raped, thrown off 3rd floor in Kanpur
Jul 22, 2017 22:19 IST
By Haidar A Naqvi
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what happened: A girl was allegedly dragged in a house, raped, and thrown off the third floor in Chakeri, Kanpur.
what it means: Victim was going to father's shop when she was forcibly taken away in the house. People saw her falling off the 3rd floor. Enraged locals ransacked the house of the alleged rapist and his restaurant.
what next: The accused was in police custody and the victim was undergoing treatment, said Anurag Arya, SP East
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US airstrike kills 16 Afghan policemen in Helmand province
Jul 22, 2017 13:01 IST
By Pallav Nayak
what happened: Sixteen Afghan policemen, including two commanders, were killed and two wounded in the airstrike.
what it means: The US conducted the airstrikes to clear a village of Taliban elements in Gereshk district of Helmand province, large parts of which are under Taliban control.
what next: NATO’s mission in Afghanistan said in a statement that there would be a probe into what happened.
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House panel headed by BJP MP favours transgender rights
Jul 22, 2017 11:36 IST
By Pallav Nayak
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what happened: A parliamentary panel recommends exemption of transgenders from the law criminalising homosexuality.
what it means: The Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill, 2016, must recognise the civil rights of transgender people such as marriage, adoption,divorce, the report by BJP MP Ramesh Bais said.
what next: Panel assured transgenders of a historic shift in law to end violence, discrimination against them.
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