Lovlina Borgohain prevailed 4-1 in the welterweight (69kg) category contest Monday night against Azizova, a silver-medallist at the Nation’s Cup earlier this year besides a bronze-winner at the Russian national championships. read more
President Ram Nath Kovind said, “India is at an exciting juncture and appealing business opportunity”. He said this while addressing a gathering at the House of Representatives of Cyprus. India and Cyprus signed two Memorandum of Understandings (MoUs) combating money laundering and cooperation in the field of environment. The signing of agreements was witnessed by President Ram Nath Kovind and Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades. The agreements were signed on Monday. The President is on an eight-day three-nation tour to Cyprus, Bulgaria and Czech Republic.read more
This would have been Simona Halep’s third tournament in as many weeks. She won the WTA Montreal event before being runner-up in Cincinnati, losing in three sets to Dutchwoman Bertens on Sunday. read more
Poros, Greece: Europe is not all expensive. Some destinations won’t burn a hole in your pocket. Greece is known for its pristine beaches, turquoise water and amazing cuisine. Give a skip to the more famous and expensive destinations like Santorini and Athens and instead head to smaller islands like Poros where you can gaze at sailboats floating in the water, visit the Clock Tower to enjoy sunsets or unwind by the beach.
Karolina Pliskova’s Wimbledon preparations suffered a setback in a 6-2, 6-3 defeat by Magdalena Rybarikova of Slovakia in the opening round of the Nature Valley Classic in Birmingham on Monday. read more
This year, HBO is creating 250 hours of original programming for its foreign subscribers, including shows, movies and documentaries—a 40% increase over last year. The channel will make 14 original scripted series outside the US, up from 10 two years... read more