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Vijaya Nirmala, veteran actress and filmmaker, passes away

Vijaya Nirmala (75), the veteran actress and filmmaker , has passed away in Hyderabad on June 27, 2019. Born on 20th February 1946, Nirmala made her acting debut in 1950 as a child artiste in the Tamil movie ‘Machcha Rekhai’. She holds a record in the Guinness Book of World Records for being the first ..


Pullela Gopichand bestowed an honorary doctorate by IIT Kanpur

India’s chief national badminton coach Pullela Gopichand has been bestowed an honorary doctorate by IIT Kanpur on the occasion of their 52nd convocation on June 28, 2019. He received the honour from former ISRO chairman and Chairman of the board of Governors of IIT Kanpur, Prof K Radhakrishnan. The past recipients of the honour are ..


I V Subba Rao appointed as new Secretary to Vice President of India

Dr. I V Subba Rao, a 1979 batch IAS officer from Andhra Pradesh, will continue as secretary to Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on a contract basis in the rank and pay of a secretary of the Government of India (GoI). His tenure will be co-terminus with the tenure of the vice president.


Viktor Axelsen wins men’s singles title at 2019 Yonex-Sunrise India Open badminton tournament

Former world champion, Viktor Axelsen of Denmark has won the men’s singles title at the 2019 Yonex-Sunrise India Open badminton tournament on March 31. In the final, he defeated Kidambi Srikanth by 7-21, 20-22 in New Delhi. This was Srikanth’s fourth defeat to Axelsen in five encounters since March 2017. And also, it was Srikanth’s ..


India’s Subhankar Dey knocks out Tommy Sugiarto in India Open Badminton

India’s Subhankar Dey produced a big upset in New Delhi in India Open Badminton by knocking out fourth seed Indonesian Tommy Sugiarto. Unseeded Subhankar, who is ranked 44th in the world, eked out a 14-21, 22-20, 21-11 win over world number nine Sugiarto to join a number of Indians, including Kidambi Srikanth, HS Prannoy and ..


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