Daily Archive: Monday, June 5, 2017

5 Jun 2017

Ramkumar Ramanathan wins ITF Futures title in Singapore

Top seed Ramkumar Ramanathan outplayed second seed Raymond Sarmiento of the U.S. 6-2, 6-2 in the final of the USD 15,000 ITF men’s Futures tennis tournament in Singapore on Sunday. It was the first title of the
5 Jun 2017

Haryana renames HUDA as ‘it rhymes with ex-CM Hooda’s name’

The BJP government in Haryana has altered the name of Haryana Urban Development Authority (HUDA) citing reason that it bears similarities with the name of former Chief Minister of the state Bhupinder Singh Hooda. A political slugfest
5 Jun 2017

Shuttler Sai Praneeth wins Thailand Grand Prix Gold title

B Sai Praneeth continued to enjoy a magnificent 2017 as he clinched the Thailand Open Grand Prix Gold badminton title by defeating Indonesia’s Jonatan Christie 17-21, 21-18, 21-19 in a closely-fought final in Bangkok on Sunday. In
5 Jun 2017

Nitin, Mihika win HCL Asian junior tennis championship

Wildcard entrant Nitin Kumar Sinha and Mihika Yadav emerged champions in the boys and girls singles event at the HCL Asian Junior Tennis Championship here today. In the boys final, 294th-ranked India No 2 junior player, Sinha
5 Jun 2017

Madhur Bhandarkar to get Bharat Gaurav Award by US NRI community

Madhur Bhandarkar, known for his path-breaking films was honoured with the Padma Shri award by the Government of India last year. The filmmaker already has the National Awards for Best Feature Film and Best Director for Page
5 Jun 2017

India launches first bicycle share scheme in the southern city of Mysuru

The first bicycle sharing initiative in the country has launched, bringing 450 bicycles and 48 docking stations to the city of Mysuru. The bikes, of which 450 will be available to the city’s 1.2 million inhabitants, will
5 Jun 2017

Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu launches mobile veterinary clinic

Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu launched ‘Sexed Semen for Cows Supply Scheme (SSCSS) and inaugurated mobile veterinary clinic under Sanchara Pasu Vaidya Seva Kendram (SPVSK) with grant-in-aid under PPP here on Sunday.The main aim was to provide
5 Jun 2017

Pension for single women launched in Telangana government

The Telangana government was the only government in the country to launch welfare schemes such as pension for single women for the betterment of society, said Minister for Finance and Civil Supplies Eatala Rajender. Distributing pension to
5 Jun 2017

Indian Army will soon allow women in combat roles

The Indian Army is all set to open up combat positions for women, a gender barrier broken by only a few countries globally. Army chief general Bipin Rawat said the process to allow women in combat roles,
5 Jun 2017

International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression observed

International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression was observed across the world on 4 June 2017. Originally focused on victims of the 1982 Lebanon War, the day provides an opportunity to the world to acknowledge the
Show Buttons
Hide Buttons