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Quinton de Kock, Hashim Amla tons give South Africa big win
Oct 15, 2017 21:37 IST
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what happened: Quinton de Kock and Hashim Amla slammed tons to give South Africa a 10-wicket win over Bangladesh.
what it means: De Kock slammed his 13th ton while Amla continued his good form with his 26th century. The 282-run stand was the best for South Africa and it was the joint-third best opening stand in ODI history.
what next: South Africa will be aiming to seal the series against Bangladesh in the 2nd ODI at Paarl
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India beat Pakistan in Asia Cup Hockey, top Pool A
Oct 15, 2017 18:53 IST
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what happened: India continued their winning run against Pakistan as they defeated them 3-1 in the Asia Cup Hockey.
what it means: Chinglensana Singh, Ramandeep Singh and Harmanpreet Singh scored for India. The win means that India, Pakistan, Korea and Malaysia are in the semi-finals.
what next: India would look to continue their good form in the Asia Cup tournament.
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Dinesh Karthik included in India squad for New Zealand ODIs
Oct 15, 2017 16:37 IST
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what happened: Dinesh Karthik has been included in the India ODI squad for the three-match series vs New Zealand.
what it means: Along with Karthik, Shikhar Dhawan has returned to the side and Shardul Thakur has been included. There is no place yet for Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin, Umesh Yadav and Mohammed Shami.
what next: India will play their first ODI against New Zealand on October 22 in Mumbai.
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Roger Federer beats Rafael Nadal to win Shanghai Masters
Oct 15, 2017 15:45 IST
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what happened: Roger Federer defeated Rafael Nadal 6-4, 6-3 to win Shanghai Masters title.
what it means: This was Roger Federer's fifth consecutive win over the world No 1 Nadal. It was the 94th title for the Swiss legend, putting him level with Ivan Lendl.
what next: Federer and Nadal will aim to dominate the year end finals and the 2018 Australian Open.
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  • Former President Pranab Mukherjee at Syed Ahmad Khan’s 200th birth anniversary celebrations, Aligarh Muslim University, October 17, 2017
    Oct 17, 2017 13:39 IST
    Today is Syed Ahmad Khan’s 200th birth anniversary. Colonial and communal historians say he sowed the seeds of separatism and that his speeches and writings had a streak of communal insularity. To say the least, this narrative is skewed: Khan never fell prey to religious bigotry and linguistic......read more
    Shafey Kidwai
  • India has strong laws against illegal trafficking. Yet such trade is rampant. Porous international land borders and a constrained enforcement exacerbate the situation. Native and non-native species are being rampantly brought into illegal trafficking that threatens biodiversity and conservation in the wild.
    Oct 17, 2017 12:33 IST
    Last week, a notorious wildlife trafficker with international links, who was involved in smuggling body parts of 125 tigers and 1,200 leopards, was convicted by a Madhya Pradesh court along with four other traffickers and awarded four-year rigorous imprisonment. Despite strong laws, wildlife trade......read more
  • A woman drives a car in Saudi Arabia. Saudi Arabia is committed to the Sustainable Development Goal of gender equality and is making significant strides in this domain (File Photo)
    Oct 17, 2017 00:01 IST
    As Saudi Arabia embarks on implementing its strategy of women’s empowerment, Saudi women no doubt will continue their magnificent achievements, and further their leading role in the advancement of our country...read more
    Saud Mohammed Al-Sati