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  • 15 Oct 2017


    Mohun Bagan today won the 37th All India Governor's Gold Cup football tournament for the 10th time by defeating Partha Chakra by a narrow 1-0 margin. In the final match played at Paljor Stadium, at Gangtok Mohun Bagan's striker GA Kramah scored the lone goal in the seventh minute.


  • 15 Oct 2017


    Roger Federer today defeated his old rival Rafael Nadal in Shanghai Masters in straight sets 6-4, 6-3.Despite giving tough competition to the Swiss in the first set, Federer maintained his early lead to win the set 6-4.


  • 15 Oct 2017


    Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka were declared as joint winners in the Southern Regional Cricket tournament for visually impaired. The final match between Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka scheduled to conduct at Thalassery Conorvayal Cricket Stadium was cancelled due to rain in the morning.


  • 15 Oct 2017



    India continued their winning spree defeating arch-rivals Pakistan 3-1 in a pool encounter of the 10th men's Asia Cup hockey tournament in Dhaka today. Earlier, India scored two easy wins against Japan (5-1) and hosts Bangladesh (7-0).



  • The Democratic Republic of Congo was elected to the UN Human Rights Council today despite opposition from the United States.DR Congo was among the 15 countries who won seats on the council during a vote at the UN General Assembly.



  • Fifty Indian peacekeepers stationed in South Sudan have been awarded the UN Medal for their professionalism and service in protecting civilians and building durable peace in the conflict-ridden country. UN Mission in South Sudan,UNMISS, Force Commander General Frank Mushyo Kamanzi awarded the UN Medal to the officers serving with the Indian Battalion, located in Bor in the Jonglei region of South Sudan.



  • External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today held talks with her counterpart from Equatorial Guinea Agapito Mba Mokuy, focusing on deepening bilateral cooperation between the two countries. External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said inNew Delhi today that Swaraj and Mokuy discussed ways to intensify bilateral cooperation.



  • The European Union today imposed fresh sanctions on North Korea as part of international efforts to punish the pariah regime for its nuclear and ballistic weapons programmes. Foreign ministers meeting in Luxembourg signed off a new package of measures including a ban on investments in North Korea and on EU exports of oil to Pyongyang.



  • The US has provided Nepal a financial assistance of USD 100,000 for the restoration of a 16th century Hindu temple which was badly damaged in the 2015 earthquake that jolted the Himalayan nation. The US Embassy in Nepal, through the Ambassador's Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP), provided the amount to the Kathmandu Valley Preservation Trust (KVPT) for the restoration of the historic Char Narayan temple.



  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the All India Institute of Ayurveda at Sarita Vihar in New Delhi tomorrow on the occasion of National Ayurveda Day. The First ever All India Institute of Ayurveda, AIIA has been set up along the lines of AIIMS.




  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi has dared Congress to fight the upcoming Gujarat assembly elections on development plank rather than mocking it.



  • At the domestic stock markets, both the Sensex and the Nifty closed at record highs, today.




  • At the domestic stock markets, both the Sensex and the Nifty closed at record highs, today.



  • Young paddler Selena Selvakumar won triple gold medal at the Egypt Junior and Cadet Open Table Tennis Championship.




  • The European Union today reaffirmed its support for a 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and world powers despite sharp criticism of the accord by US Pres...



  • Five Indian crew members of Sunken Cargo Ship Emerald Star are being brought to Manila Philippines before their repatriation to home. Right now they are in Irene, Philippines.




  • Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman commissioned an indigenously-built anti-submarine warfare stealth corvette INS Kiltan into the Indian Navy at the ...



  • The notification for the single-phase Himachal Pradesh Assembly elections has been issued.



  • President Ram Nath Kovind has said that it is the duty of every person in the country to provide the children with the opportunity and experience of being citizens of a better India. Addressing the closing ceremony of the Bharat Yatra for a ‘Surakshit Bachpan-Surakshit Bharat’ being organised by Kailash Satyarthi Children’s Foundation at Rashtrapati Bhavan today, Mr Kovind said, he believes that even if one child is unsafe, all society is guilty.



  • Vice President Venkaiah Naidu has said a proper ecosystem for innovative science research should be ensured for the progress of the nation. Addressing the valedictory function of the four-day India International Science Festival in Chennai, he said India had a glorious tradition in science and technology and asked the youth to reclaim it by their dedicated and innovative research activities.


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