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Daily Archives: 15th January 2020

ICC Awards 2019: Kohli wins Spirit of Cricket, Rohit named ODI player

Kohli, who had swept the Player of the Year, Test Player of the Year and ODI Player of the Year last year, won the award for his gesture at the 2019 World Cup, when he egged the crowd on to support Steve Smith rather than boo him soon after his return to international cricket from a one-year suspension for the infamous sandpaper-gate controversy.

21st to be an Indian century, says Bezos

Speaking at the Amazon Smbhav event here, Bezos announced that Amazon would invest $1 billion in digitising SMBs in the country.

Maha CM launches first girder of India’s longest sea-bridge

Thackeray, along with top officials of Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority and others launched the girder at the Mumbai-end of MTHL in Sewri.

Twinkle Khanna’s book wins at 17th Crossword awards

Speaking at the 17th edition of Crossword Book Awards, an evening of celebrating literature and authors who made a mark in the year gone by, she said: "Writers need to have an inflated sense of self worth to feel that their work is worthy of someone else's attention and then look at their work objectively. Listen to yourself, create your suggestions and incorporate them."

Robert Farah fails drug test, pulls out of Australian Open

"The Tennis Anti-Doping Programme can confirm that Robert Farah provided an Out-of-Competition sample on October 17, 2019, which returned a positive finding for Boldenone," a tweet from the media account of International Tennis Federation (ITF) read.

Microsoft ends Windows 7 support

Microsoft has also urged Windows 7 users to make an upgrade to Windows 10 to enjoy new features and continued support.

Kerala Church slams police for failing to curb ‘love jihad’

This concern was expressed at the Synod (meeting of the bishops of the Church) get together that ended on Tuesday night and the blame was put on the police for not doing an effective policing job to curb this menace.

Giammattei sworn in as new President of Guatemala

During the ceremony on Tuesday, attended by six heads of state, Giammattei said he would try to straighten the direction the country was moving in, Efe news reported.

Iran arrests person who filmed plane downing video

It is believed the person being detained will face charges related to national security, the BBC reported on Tuesday.

AMU VC to file FIR against police for December 15 violence

On December 15, the vice-chancellor reportedly gave police permission to enter the campus 'to maintain law and order' after an attempt to prevent students from taking out a protest march in solidarity with Jamia Millia University students resulted in violence at its gates.

EC to decide on Delhi police chief’s service extension

In fact, a letter went viral on social media on Tuesday afternoon.

Historic impeachment trial of Trump to start next Tuesday

Earlier on Tuesday (January 14), Speaker Nancy Pelosi ended the standoff between the Senate and the Democratic-controlled House of Representatives saying that it would vote on next Tuesday to send the impeachment documents to the upper house so it can hold the trial on charges that Trump obstructed Congress and abused presidential powers.

FIR against BJP West Bengal unit president Dilip Ghosh for comments over anti-CAA protesters

The first complaint was registered in Ranaghat police station of Nadia district by a Trinamool Congress worker Krishnendu Banerjee, who alleged that Ghosh was inciting communal passion.