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Ratchanok Intanon wins Indonesia Masters title

The first badminton title of the year was won by Ratchanok Intanon, the Badminton player of Thailand, defeated the former world number one, Spain’s Carolina Marin in the women’s singles final match of the Indonesia Masters tournament held in the capital city of Indonesia, Jakarta on Sunday, 20th January 2020. This is her second win ..

Mohammed Anas to be conferred with GV Raja Award

Last week, the Sports Minister of Kerala, E P Jayarajan announced the names of the recipient of the sports awards of the state. Indian sprinter and national record holder in 400 meters sprint, Mohammed Anas Yahiya was selected as the winner of the GV Raja award (Male) for athletics, which is the highest sporting honor ..

Manav Thakkar becomes first Indian to be ranked World No.1 in U-21 Men’s Singles Category

19-year-old Indian table tennis player Manav Thakkar has jumped nine places to become the world number 1 in the Under-21 Men’s single category rankings released by the International Tennis Tennis Federation (ITTF) on Friday, 3rd January 2020. The updated ranking was released by ITTF on Friday, in which Manav achieved the feat after winning the ..

New Capital of Indonesia

The President of Indonesia has stated that the country’s capital will move from overcrowded, sinking and polluted Jakarta to a site in sparsely populated East Kalimantan province on Borneo island, known for rainforests and orangutans. The choice of location was based on the intense studies undertaken over the past three years. The new capital city, ..

Indonesia to shift capital from Jakarta to East Kalimantan

The nation of Indonesia has decided to shift its capital territory from Jakarta to a new site located in East Kalimantan province. What has happened? Indonesia is one of the world’s most populous countries and while home to several islands, its capital is located at Jakarta. Over, half of the country?s nearly 270 million people ..

8th Asian Youth Women Handball Championship to be held in Jaipur

In Rajasthan, the 8th Asian Youth Women Handball Championship is scheduled to be held in Jaipur, in which 10 teams, including defending champions South Korea, will be participating. It is the first time that the prestigious tournament would be played in the Pink city from August 21 to 30. Earlier, Delhi had hosted it in ..

INS Sumitra becomes first-ever warship to enter port of Sabang in Indonesia

On July 10, the Indian naval ship INS Sumitra became the first-ever warship to enter port of Sabang in Indonesia. It was received by traditional dancers and Indonesian traditional band. The ship was welcomed by Indian Ambassador to Indonesia PK Rawat, Indonesian foreign affairs officials, members from Indian embassy, Indian businessmen and Indonesian naval and ..

India –Indonesia: CECA negotiations Launched

India and Indonesia set up the negotiations for CECA (Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement). CECA to envelop economic cooperation, trade in goods and services and investment. The trip by Union Commerce and Industry Minister Mr. A. Sharma at the Indonesia-India Biennial Trade Ministers’ Forum (BTMF) in Jakarta takes up importance owing to the fact that India ..