Daily Archives: November 30, 2019

India blank Pakistan to reach Davis Cup qualifiers


Veteran Leander Paes bettered his own Davis Cup record by winning his 44th doubles match, this time partnering debutant Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan, as India blanked Pakistan 4-0 on Saturday to earn a spot in the 2020 Qualifiers. Pakistani teenagers Mohammed Shoaib and Hufaiza Abdul Rehman were no match for the Indian combination of the battle-hardened Paes and Jeevan, who needed just ...

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First night trial of Agni-III missile held


The first night trial of the nuclear capable Agni-III surface-to-surface ballistic missile was carried out from a mobile launcher at the Integrated Test Range at the APJ Abdul Kalam Island off Odisha coast on Saturday, Defence sources said. The trajectory of the missile is being monitored and the outcome of the trial is awaited, the sources said. The flight test ...

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India to become $5 trillion economy by 2024: Amit Shah

Home Minister Amit Shah on Saturday expressed hope that by 2024, India would become USD 5 trillion economy and be placed among the top five global economies. The last five years were of the detoxification of the economy and in the next five years, a series of reforms will be taken to make it one of the most powerful economies ...

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Uddhav Thackeray proves majority in floor test


The Uddhav Thackeray-led Maha Vikas Aghadi government of the Shiv Sena-NCP-Congress alliance won the floor test in the Maharashtra Assembly on Saturday. Altogether 169 MLAs vote in favour of the motion of confidence, pro tem Speaker Dilip Walse Patil informed the House. Four MLAs abstained, he said. Nobody voted against the motion as all the 105 MLAs had walked out ...

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