OPINIONS : Strongly Expressed

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Under-19 World Cup: India lift title by professionally decimating Australia by 8 wickets in the final. Manjot Kalra hit a spendid century after the bowlers made sure Australia did not score more than 216.

News Snippets

  • Under-19 World Cup final today: Unbeaten India take on Australia
  • India enters the finals of Under-19 World Cup by thrashing Pak by 203 runs. To meet Australia for the title
  • Congress miffed at Rahul Gandhi being alloted a 6th row seat at the Republic Day parade
  • In a historic first, leaders of 10 Asean countries attend the Republic Day parade
  • The nation celebrates Republic Day with a grand parade by armed forces and states in Delhi
  • Govt does away with verification certificate by senior gazetted officers for Tatkal passport. Now Aadhar and self certified decleration and two identity docs will suffice
  • A survey by ABP News, conducted by Lokniti and CSDS, shows BJP and Narendra Modi still way ahead of the opposition. NDA to get 301 seats if elections were held now
  • M S Dhoni to be given Padma Bhushan
  • GST collections improve in December after going down two consecutive preceding months
  • President asks citizens to respect rights of fellow citizens when protesting in his pre-Republic Day address
  • Shiv Sena to break its alliance with BJP in 2019.
  • Nifty and Sensex continue to scale new heights as Nifty goes past 11000 and Sensex over 36000
  • Good reviews for Padmavat. The movie is described as a grand spectacle with great acting. No whiff of slur on Rajput valour. Movie releases tomororw, with pre-shows slated for this evening
  • At Davos, PM Modi says India will be the new pole in globalised world
  • Mastermind of 2008 Gujarat blasts, Abdul Subhan Quereshi, arrested in Delhi after almost ten years of hide and seek

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