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Shooting for Akshay Kumar’s next film, Gold, has begun in UK
Jun 29, 2017 19:42 IST
By Henna Rakheja
Twitter/akshaykumar
what happened: The film's cast, including Kunal Kapoor, Amit Sadh and Sunny Kaushal, has begun training in hockey.
what it means: Director Reema Kagti's film is the story of India's first Olympic medal post independence. The cast underwent training by former Indian hockey captain, Sandeep Singh, for the film.
what next: Akshay, who recently completed his film, Toilet: Ek Prem Katha, will join the cast of Gold in July.
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R Ramanathan goes down fighting to Baghdatis at Antalya Open
Jun 29, 2017 16:23 IST
By Bhargab Sarmah
AFP/Getty images
what happened: Ramkumar Ramanathan lost to Marcos Baghdatis 7-6, 3-6, 6-7 in the Antalya Open quarter-finals.
what it means: It was the experience of Baghdatis, a former world No 8 and Australian Open finalist, which helped him prevail over the world No 222, with the match going down to the wire in the deciding set.
what next: Having reached the last-8 of the ATP 250 event, Ramanathan's ATP world ranking is expected to go up.
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Medical admissions registrations begin in state
Jun 29, 2017 11:14 IST
By Shreya Bhandary
(HT Photo/Representation purpose)
what happened: On the first day of registrations for MBBS and BDS admissions, 8450 students have registered.
what it means: The process is on till July 10, and the state Directorate of Medical Education and Research (DMER) will release a state merit list by July 12. Date for released if first merit list yet to be released.
what next: DMER will update the admission schedule online by next week, said officials.
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IIT first seat allotment list declared
Jun 29, 2017 11:12 IST
By Shreya Bhandary
HT File Photo
what happened: The first list for IIT aspirants was released on Wednesday and most top ranks have chosen IIT-B.
what it means: 11,000 students were allotted seats in the first round for 10,988 seats. Students can confirm admissions and seats by paying fees via the respective reporting centre, starting today.
what next: The second list should be released next week.