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ICC CT 2017 warm-up: Australia beat Sri Lanka by 2 wickets
May 27, 2017 00:13 IST
By Sayan Ghosh
REUTERS
what happened: Aaron Finch and Travis Head guided Australia to a two-wicket win over Sri Lanka.
what it means: Finch scored a 109-ball 137 while Travis Head slammed an unbeaten 85 to beat Sri Lanka by two wickets. Earlier, Angelo Mathews scored 95 to take Sri Lanka to 318/7 in 50 overs.
what next: Australia will face Pakistan on May 29, Sri Lanka will take on New Zealand on May 30.
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Congress wins power in Bhiwandi civic polls
May 26, 2017 21:08 IST
By Swapnil Rawal
HT file
what happened: The Congress managed to retain power in Bhiwandi civic body.
what it means: The Congress won clear majority by winning 47 out of 90 seats in Bhiwandi civic body. Earlier it was ruling Bhiwandi civic body in alliance with other parties. Now it has won power on its own.
what next: The victory in Bhiwandi comes as a relief for the Congress which suffered defeats in recent polls.
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BJP wins Panvel civic polls
May 26, 2017 20:20 IST
By Swapnil Rawal
HT file
what happened: Bharatiya Janata Party won majority in the newly formed Panvel city municipal corporation.
what it means: As the votes for May 24 civic polls were counted on Friday, the BJP bagged 51 out of 78 seats to win clear majority in Panvel civic body. Peasents and Workers Party led alliance came a distant second.
what next: Winning Panvel civic body strengthens BJP's presence in Mumbai-Pune belt.
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BJP leaders get bail, supporters remanded to police custody
May 26, 2017 20:13 IST
By Sumanta Ray Chaudhuri
HT file photo
what happened: Top BJP leaders granted bail, party supporters organize protest against Thursday's police action
what it means: By giving non- bailable sections against seven top BJP leaders, Kolkata Police foils BJP's plans for bigger agitation on the issue. However, 14 supporters remanded to police custody till May 29, 2017
what next: BJP leaders allege unprovoked police attack on peaceful agitation, threatens bigger agitation