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INDIA: SPORTS

ASIAN WRESTLING: SUNIL KUMAR (87KG) THIRD INDIAN TO WIN A GOLD IN GRECO-ROMAN

Author: Harpal Singh Bedi - Published 18:09 GMT-0000
New Delhi: Sunil Kumar did country proud as he rewrote record books by becoming only the third Indian to win a gold in the Greco Roman category after a gap of 27 years in the Asian Wrestling Championship Campaign here on Tuesday.

SCOTLAND GETS READY FOR A WALKOUT FROM POST-BREXIT UK

JOHNSON LACKS ‘DEMOCRATIC LEGITIMACY’ TO GOVERN SCOTLAND
Author: Arun Srivastava - Published 13:27 GMT-0000
EDINBURG (SCOTLAND): Boris Johnson has rejected a call from Scotland's first minister for a second independency referendum. He said a referendum would "continue the political stagnation Scotland has seen for the past decade". This is nothing but to simplify the peoples’ aspiration and deny the failure of the successive Conservative governments in fulfilling the aspirations of the people.

AMID CORONA SCARE, GLOBAL INVESTORS DIVERSIFY PORTFOLIOS

FOCUS SHIFTS ON ADDITIONAL RESIDENCE CUM INVESTMENT
Author: Arnab Sengupta - Published 12:35 GMT-0000
The outbreak of the coronavirus, coupled with record valuations in equity markets, has triggered a global sell-off of high-risk investments and a significant shift in sentiment among global investors. Accompanying the dip is a well-reported surge into traditional safe-haven assets such as gold. As global investors remain concerned that the virus could become far more globally significant, inflows into gold exchange traded funds are 30% higher than last year. Other low-risk investments have reported similar inflows of capital.
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FOOTBALL: INDIA, ROMANIA U17 WOMEN'S TEAM PLAY OUT HIGH-SCORING DRAW IN FRIENDLY MATCH

Author: Special Correspondent - Published 16-02-2020 18:00 GMT-0000
New Delhi: The India U17 women's team played out a 3-3 draw against the Romania U17 on Sunday in a friendly match that took place in Turkler, Turkey. Mariyammal Balamurugan scored a brace with Sumati Kumari scoring the third goal for India.
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MOTORSPORTS: AMENDOLA CLINCHES MRF CHALLENGE CROWN, DOUBLE FOR ARJUN BALU, RITHVIK THOMAS IN SALOON CARS

Author: Special Correspondent - Published 16-02-2020 17:47 GMT-0000
Chennai: Belgium’s Michelangelo Amendola did not win any of the three races run today, but picked up sufficient points from two third-place finishes and a sixth, to emerge the new champion in the FIA-approved MRF Challenge which concluded at the MMRT, here today.

IRISH UNIFICATION BACK ON AGENDA AFTER ELECTION

FOR SINN FEIN, TASKS ARE COMPLEX
Author: Conn Hallinan - Published 15-02-2020 11:25 GMT-0000
The victory by Ireland’s left-wing Sinn Fein Party in the Republic’s recent election has not only overturned some 90 years of domination by the island’s two centre-right parties, it suddenly puts the issue of Irish reunification on the agenda.

AFGHAN TERRAIN PROVED TOUGHER FOR THE PENTAGON

ONLY THE U.S. DEFENCE INDUSTRY IS GAINING
Author: Sankar Ray - Published 15-02-2020 11:22 GMT-0000
After 19 years of the USA’s determined aim to punish the Afghan terrorists to avenge the ignominious and helpless surrender to the 9/11 invasion, the ground truth that the Washington has learnt bitterly is that it ‘never could have won war in Afghanistan’, candidly admitted Scott Ritter, a former US Marine Corps intelligence office. And indeed there cannot be greater truth than the ground truth. The experience of the 5th Stryker Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, states Ritter serves as a case in point as back in 2009, some 5,000 American soldiers of the brigade were engaged in a life-or-death struggle with the Taliban in and around the southern Afghan city of Kandahar.

CHINA VIRUS ATTACK BRINGS A TRADE-OFF FOR INDIA

HIT FROM GLOBAL SLUMP MORE THAN OFFSET BY LOWER OIL
Author: K Raveendran - Published 15-02-2020 11:16 GMT-0000
After a brief scare, domestic petroleum prices are showing a declining trend. That is certainly a point of consolation for the Modi government, which is facing trouble for the economy on all possible fronts.

CHINA’S CORONAVIRUS IMPACTING GLOBAL ECONOMY

INDIA HAS TO ADJUST ITS TRADE POLICIES TO THE NEW REALITY
Author: Anjan Roy - Published 11-02-2020 12:15 GMT-0000
While the novel Corona virus is leaving a trail of its victims throughout the world, it is for sure going to dent the global economy as much hard. The crisis underlines several action plans for the future.
INDIA: SPORTS

TENNIS: VESELY WINS TATA OPEN, CHRISTOPHER RUNGKAT AND ANDRE GORANSSON CLAIM DOUBLES TITLE

Author: Special Correspondent - Published 09-02-2020 16:30 GMT-0000
Pune: Czech star Jiri Vesely produced a dominating show to clinch his first ATP Tour title in five years with a 7-6 (7-2), 5-7, 6-3 win over Belarusian Egor Gerasimov in the singles final at the third edition of Tata Open Maharashtra at Mhalunge Balewadi Stadium in Pune on Sunday. Velsely had won his last ATP Tour title in 2015 in Auckland.