Daily Archives: October 20, 2018

Anna Burns wins Man Booker prize for ‘milkman’


Writer Ana Burns received the Man Booker Prize 2018 for her novel ‘MilkMan’. She is the first Northern Irish writer to be selected for this prestigious award of English literature. Ana (56), born in Belfast, is the 17th woman to receive this award in the 49-year history of the Man Booker Prize. Anna is the first woman to receive this ...

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Kidambi Srikanth defeats Lin Dan to reach quarters of Denmark Open


Kidambi Srikanth defeated the legendary Lin Dan for the second time in his career to set up an all-Indian quarterfinal against Sameer Verma at the Denmark Open. World number six Srikanth bounced back to beat the world number 14 from China 18-21, 21-17, 21-16 in the second round clash played on Thursday night. Dan, a two-time Olympic gold medallist and ...

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Red Fort to remain closed for Public for 3 days


Archaeological Survey of India(ASI), organisation under Ministry of Culture, Government of India, has ordered that the Red Fort, Delhi shall remain closed for the general public and visitors in view of VVIP movement in Ramleela and Redfort on 19th, 20th and 21st of October, till the function in over. Commemoration of ’75th Year of Establishment of Azad Hind Government’ at ...

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Traffic chaos in Dehradun on Dusshera

The police had been claiming full-fledged preparation for the Parade Ground Dussehra fair, but in the end when more than expected crowd turned up at Parade Ground all the planning went down the drain. The result was a panic in Parade Ground. Many women, including the elderly, were injured due to fall during the stampede. As per eyewitness reports, the ...

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