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Delhi Transport Corporation wins Road Safety Award 2018-19

Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC), the public transporter of Delhi, has been conferred with the Road Safety Award 2018-19 in the urban category for the lowest rate of accidents. The Director of DTC received the award from the Union Road Transport and Highways, Nitin Gadkari. The award was presented during the 3rd Edition of International Conference ..

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Striker Navneet Kaur scores brace against New Zealand

Top Striker of the Indian Hockey team Navneet Kaur was seen in news recently, as she scored two crucial goals against the host New Zealand and led the country to a 3-0 win in the last game of the five-match tour. In the tour, India began with a 4-0 win over New Zealand Development squad and ..

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Mirabai Chanu sets new national record in National Weightlifting Championships

Ace Indian weightlifter, Mirabai Chanu set a new national record in the National Weightlifting Championships in Kolkata, by improving her previous record. The former world champion and common wealth gold medalist belongs to the state of Manipur. Mirabai lifted a total of 203kg to win the 49kg gold, which was better than her previous best- ..

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Assam’s sitting MLA Pranab Kumar Gogoi passes away

The MLA of Sivasagar constituency in the state of Assam, Pranab Kumar Gogoi recently passed away. He had also served as the Speaker of the Assam state assembly. The noted legislator was born in 1936 and was an advocate by profession. He was a veteran member of the Congress Party and was first elected to ..

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Waheeda Rehman wins Kishore Kumar Samman Award

Veteran Indian actor Waheeda Rehman was recently conferred with the prestigious Kishore Kumar Samman Award for the year 2018. The award was instituted by the Madhya Pradesh government. Famous director Priyadarshan was conferred with the Kishore Kumar Samman for the year 2019, on the death anniversary of the legendary actor Kishore Kumar, October 13, 2019. As Waheeda ..

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Ankita Raina wins women’s singles title in ITF Thailand Championship

India’s leading woman Tennis player Ankita Raina won the women’s singles title in the $25,000 ITF Thailand Championship. This is her first ITF singles title of the season and 10th of her sport career. The 27-year-old third-seeded Ankita Raina beat Chloe Paquet of France 6-3, 7-5 in the summit clash, to clinch the title. Ankita ..

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