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Indian shooter Subhankar Pramanick wins gold at ISSF Junior World Cup in Azerbaijan

Young Indian shooter Subhankar Pramanick has won the gold medal at the ISSF Junior World Cup for pistol, rifle and shotgun in Gabala, Azerbaijan. He won the gold medal in 50-metre rifle prone event with overall 205.5 score to finish top of the podium.Czech Republic’s Filip Nepejchal (205.2) followed in second position, while Romania’s Dragomir ..

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Jitu Rai wins silver medal in ISSF World Cup

Ace Indian shooter Jitu Rai won silver medal at the ISSF (International Shooting Sport Federation) Shooting World Cup held in Baku, Azerbaijan. In the final match, Rai shot 199.5 score to bag the silver medal in men’s 10m air pistol. He pipped three-time Olympic champion Jongoh Jin of South Korea to win silver medal. In ..

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Sergey Karjakin wins 2015 World Cup Chess Championship

Sergey Karjakin of Russia has won 2015 World Cup Chess Championship held at Baku, Azerbaijan. In the final match he defeated Peter Svidler (Russia) by 6-4 score. The title of this championship was decided in the tie-breakers after both competitors had won two classical games each. About Sergey Karjakin He is Ukrainian-born Russian chess grandmaster ..

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Norway’s Magnus Carlsen wins Shamkir chess tournament in Azerbaijan

World champion Magnus Carlsen of Norway on 26 April 2015 won the Shamkir Chess tournament held in Azerbaijan. In the ninth and final round, he defeated Rauf Mamedov of Azerbaijan in 35 moves and scored seven points. Former world champion Viswanathan Anand finished second in this tournament after he drew against Fabiano Caruana of Italy. ..

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Jordan gets UNSC seat as its non-permanent member

Jordan has been elected as a non-permanent member of United Nations Security Council (UNSC). Jordan has replaced Saudi Arabia which was recently elected for the position but rejected the seat in protest at the UN council’s failure to end the war in Syria and act on other Middle East issues. Which are the new members on ..

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