Sunday, 23 July 2017

Current Affairs July 23,2017

July 23, 2017

Highest Internet density in Delhi; lowest in Bihar

Delhi has the highest Internet density in the country, while Bihar has the lowest. According to data released by the Union Communication Ministry, Delhi has 122.06 number of Internet per hundred persons while in Bihar it is 17.30. Punjab follows Delhi, with 55.25 subscribers out of 100 persons. In terms of subscribers, UP has the highest number of 48.51 million. States like Himachal Pradesh, Maharashtra, Kerala, West Bengal and Uttar Pradesh are the other five states, which follows Delhi and Punjab in Internet density.

Centre implementing a scheme to provide financial assistance to Indian women abused and abandoned by their overseas Indian spouses.

External Affairs Ministry is implementing a scheme to provide financial assistance to Indian women who have been abused and abandoned by their Overseas Indian spouses. In a written reply in the Lok Sabha yesterday, Minister of State for Women and Child Development, Krishna Raj said, this will help them in getting access to counselling and legal services, with Indian Missions and Posts abroad. The Scheme is currently operational, in 13 countries namely the US, the UK, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Malaysia, Singapore and the Gulf countries including Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Oman and the United Arab Emirates.Consular Services Management System (MADAD) is an online portal developed by the Ministry of External Affairs to register grievances pertaining to the Consular Services offered by the Indian Mission and Posts abroad.

India to host 2017 Global Conference on Cyber Space

India will host Global Conference on Cyber Space (GCCS) 2017, the world’s largest conference on cyber space and related issues in New Delhi in November 2017. This is for the first time GCCS is taking place outside Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) nations. It will be the fifth edition the conference.The theme for the GCCS 2017 is ‘Cyber4All: An Inclusive, Sustainable, Developmental, Safe and Secure Cyberspace‘.The cyber security will be one of the major focus areas in GCCS 2017. It will serve as a platform for the exchange of ideas with global think thanks and promote closer co-operation among the international community.

Government to launch Aajeevika Grameen Express Yojana

The Union Ministry of Rural Development will launch Aajeevika Grameen Express Yojana (AGEY), a sub-scheme under Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana – National Rural Livelihoods Mission (DAY-NRLM). AGEY aims to provide an alternative source of livelihood to members of Self Help Groups (SHGs) by facilitating them to operate public transport services in backward rural areas.

Lok Sabha passes The Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education (Amendment) Bill, 2017


The Lok Sabha has passed The Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education (Amendment) Bill, 2017. The Bill amends the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act (RTE), 2009 to extend the deadline for teachers to acquire the prescribed minimum qualifications for appointment.Through the amending measure inadequately qualified teachers as on March 31, 2015, working after enactment of the RTE Act, 2009 are being given last chance to acquire minimum qualifications within a period of four years i.e. by March 31, 2019 to hold their jobs as teachers.

Government Approves Proposal to Set up Aerospace University

On the 22nd July 2017, the Central Govt has approved the proposal to set up the Aerospace University. A detailed project report had been sent to the Government for the same, which the latter accepted.95 % of the HIV infections in the Asia Pacific region are caused by 10 nations including India, Pakistan and China.A UN Report titled “ Ending AIDS- Progress towards 90-90-90 targets” has claimed that 95 % of the HIV infections in the Asia- Pacific region are originating from 10 nations, notable amongst whom are India, Pakistan and China.The report analyses the 2014 targets comprehensively to accelerate progress so that by the year 2020, 90% of all the HIV affected persons know their affliction by the disease, 90% of all the affected persons are accessing therapy and 90 % of those taking therapy are virally surpressed.

Dubai chosen as Data Hub for MENASA Region

The United Nations has chosen Dubai as the Data Hub for the Middle East, North Africa and South Asia Region. Dubai has launched a series of measures to mine and manage the data.Dubai will be prepared as the Regional Hub, for which all efforts are underway. The Hub will also serve as a dedicated platform for all city to city , metropolitan and global transfer and management of data in the region.

Govt extends deadline for small businesses to opt for composition scheme under GST till August 16

Government has extended the deadline till 16th of next month for small businesses to opt for the composition scheme in the Goods and Services Tax regime. Earlier, the small businesses with turnover of up to 75 lakh rupees had time till Saturday to opt for the scheme.To opt for composition scheme, the taxpayer needs to log into his account at the GST Portal www.gst.gov.in and select Application to opt for the Composition Scheme under 'Services' menu. They have to fill up the Form GST CMP-01 to opt for the scheme.

7 Indian Companies in the Global Fortune 500 List

The Fortune 500 Companies List of 2016 features as many as 197 Asian Companies , out of which seven are Indian Companies. The Companies have been ranked on the basis of their revenue for the year 2016.Amongst the top 5 are One American Co ( Wallmart (1)), Three Chinese and one Japanese Company (Toyota Motors (5)).


Priyanka Chopra to be honoured at Canadian Film Festival

Indian and Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra will be honoured at the Toronto Film Festival in Canada on the September 6. She will be the guest of honour at the event.Priyanka Chopra is being honoured for her role as the UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador and for promoting her Charity for Health and Education.

Sanjay Kothari appointed as Secretary to President elect Ram Nath Kovind

The current chairman of the Public Enterprises Selection Board, Mr Sanjay Kothari ,has been appointed as the Secretary to the President elect Ram Nath Kovind.Ashok Malik has been named as the Press Secretary to the new President, while senior Gujrat Cadre forest service officer Bharat Lal will be the Joint Secretary to the President.
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Friday, 21 July 2017

Triangles I: Know The Different Types of Triangles for SSC CGL Exam

In this post, we will discuss triangles and properties of different types of a triangle that will help you solve questions from Plain Geometry in SSC CGL 2017 Exam.

Different types of Triangles

In SSC CGL Exams, questions from the topic of triangles often appear. One should have a firm grip on the basics and different types of triangles to solve these questions. In this post, we will discuss different types of triangles and basic properties related to different types of triangles that will help you easily crack questions from the topic Triangle in SSC CGL Exams.
Different types of Triangles

What is a Triangle?


A triangle is a plane figure which is bound by three straight lines. A triangle has three vertices where three angles are formed.


Different types of Triangles

In triangle ABC - AB, BC and AC are the three sides. 

Let us assume BC as side a, AC as side b and AB as side c.
The three angles of the triangle ABC are A, B and C.


Different types of Triangles

Different Properties Of A Triangle

Triangle Property 1: Sum of all the angles in a triangle is equal to 180 degrees.
Different types of Triangles

Triangle Property 2:  In a triangle, the sum of the two sides is greater than the third side.


Different types of Triangles

Triangle Property 3: In a triangle, differences between any two sides is lesser than the third side.


Different types of Triangles

Different Types of Triangles

Triangles can be differentiated into two broad categories:

1. On the basis of angles. 
2. On the basis of Length of the sides. 


Different Types of Triangles on the basis of Angles 


Different types of triangles: Right Angled Triangle

A right angled triangle is a triangle in which one angle is exactly 90 degrees.

Different types of Triangles

Different types of triangles: Acute Angled Triangle

In a triangle, if all the angles are less than 90 degrees then that triangle is called as acute angled triangle.


Different types of Triangles

Different types of triangles: Obtuse Angled Triangle

In a triangle, if one angle is more than 90 degrees, then that triangle is called as an obtuse angled triangle. 


Different types of Triangles

Different Types of Triangles on the basis of the length of the sides 

Different types of triangles: Scalene Triangle 

A scalene triangle is a triangle which has all the sides of different length. 

Different types of Triangles

Different types of triangles: Isosceles Triangle

An isosceles triangle is a triangle which has two sides of equal length and two similar angles. 


Different types of Triangles


Different types of triangles: Equilateral Triangle

An equilateral triangle is a triangle which has all the sides of equal length and all the angles in a triangle are 60 degrees. 


Different types of Triangles

Exterior Angle of a triangle

When any side of a triangle is produced up to a particular point, then an exterior angle is produced. The exterior angle which is produced will the sum of the other two interior angles.

Different types of Triangles

Hope this post on different types of triangles have been of help to you while preparing for SSC CGL 2017 as questions from geometry section often appear in these competitive exams. 

Do write in the comment section below on how this post has helped you understand different types of triangles asked in mock tests for SSC CGL. Also, download free questionnaire for practice!

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Daily Update On Current Affairs - July 21,2017

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Ram Nath Kovind elected President of India 

Ram Nath Kovind has been elected the new President of India as he secured victory over opposition candidate Meira Kumar to become the 14th President of the country. Announcing the results, Lok Sabha Secretary General and returning officer Anoop Mishra told media in New Delhi that Mr Kovind got 2930 votes valued 7,02,044 and Meira Kumar got 1844 votes valued 3,67,314.

All countries support India's stand on Doklam issue: Sushma Swaraj informs Rajya Sabha           

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today said all countries support India's stand on the Doklam issue. Replying to supplementaries during the Question Hour in the Rajya Sabha, she said, if China unilaterally changes status-quo of tri-junction point between India, China and Bhutan, it poses a challenge to India's security. She clarified that India-China-Bhutan are the participants at the tri-junction point and any unilateral misadventure by China will not be tolerated. She said the entire nation is united in condemning China’s activities.

 Lok Sabha Passes IIIT Bill     
   
On the 19th July 2017, the Lok Sabha passed the Indian Institute of Information Technology Bill by a voice vote. As per a Government announcement, the reservation law will apply in these institutes. These Institutes are to be set up on the Private– Public Partnership Model. There are already 15 such IIITs operational in the country. The bill also seeks to grant institute of national importance status to IIITs on the lines of the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) and National Institutes of Technology (NITs). These engineering and tech schools were established at a cost of Rs. 128 crore each. The centre had contributed 50% of the amount, states 35% and private partners remaining 15% (i.e. 50:35:15 ratio).

Telangana caps weight of school bags for children

In a rather unique move, the Telangana Government has acted to reduce the burden of school going children by putting a cap on the maximum weight of the school bags which the children can carry, as many sections of the society felt that the children were under the burden of the ever increasing weight of the school bags. Under the new rule, the maximum weight can be 1.5 Kgs for Class I and II, 2 to 3 Kgs for Classes III to V, 4Kgs for Classes VI and VII, 4.5 Kgs for Classes VIII and IX and 5 Kgs for Class X Students. The Government also barred any type of home work for students in Classes I to V. 

New American Envoy to Afghanistan announced   

The US President Donald Trump has nominated John R Bass, currently serving as the US ambassador to Turkey, to be his envoy to Afghanistan. Bass, a career foreign service official since 1988, needs to be confirmed by the United States Senate before he can take up the new assignment. Born and raised in upstate New York, Bass previously served as the US envoy to Georgia. This is Trump's first nomination for a South Asian country. He has yet to nominate his envoys for India and Pakistan, the two crucial South Asian countries. The announcement came hours after Trump, along with Vice President Mike Pence, drove down to Pentagon to hold policy discussion with his national security and military advisers on a host of global issues including Afghanistan, North Korea and Islamic State terror group.

India to reclaim position as fastest growing global economy this year, says Reuters poll   

India will reclaim its position as the fastest growing major global economy this year, partly propelled by benefits from a new tax system and bolstered by an expected central bank interest rate cut, a Reuters poll showed. Having been in the offing for close to two decades, the goods and services tax (GST), which the government touts as the biggest domestic tax reform since independence, was introduced on July 1 and has bolstered economists' outlook.

India on track to grow at 7.4%: ADB    

Asian Development Bank today retained India's growth projection at 7.4 percent for the current financial year even as it raised the forecast for developing Asian region to 5.9 percent. In a supplement to its Asian Development Outlook (ADO) 2017 report, ADB revised the forecast for developing Asia from 5.7 percent earlier. For 2018, it was raised from 5.7 percent to 5.8 percent. For India, it maintained the growth forecasts at 7.4 percent for 2017-18 and 7.6 percent for fiscal 2018-19.

India storms into final of ICC Women's World Cup beating Australia   

 India stormed into the final of ICC Women's World Cup beating Australia by 36 runs at Derby in England last night. The match was reduced to 42-over-a-side due to rain which delayed it by over three hours. Deciding to bat first, India posted a challenging 281 for 4 against Australia in the rain-truncated second semifinals match. For India, Harmanpreet Kaur top scored with a blistering century of unbeaten 171 runs, the third highest individual score by any player in the World Cup and fifth highest overall. Mithali Raj contributed 36 runs. India will now face hosts England in the title clash on Sunday.
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Thursday, 20 July 2017

SSC Scientific Assistant Notification: SSC Scientific Assistant Recruitment Notification for 1102 vacancies is OUT!

Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has released the Scientific Assistant Notification 2017 for 1102 vacancies. Last Date to apply is 4th August 2017. Date of the Computer Based Exam is 20th Nov to 27th Nov 2017. Read on for more details.

SSC Scientific Assistant Notification

Staff Selection Commission (SSC) will conduct an open competitive examination for recruitment to the post of Scientific Assistant in India Meteorological Department. The post of Scientific Assistant is a Group B non-gazetted, non-ministerial post. The exam would be conducted across the country from 20th Nov to 27th Nov 2017 in a computer-based exam model. 

SSC Scientific Assistant Notification: Number Of Vacancies

SSC Scientific Assistant Notification states that the number of vacancies is tentative and subject to variation. However, as per the notification;
  • No. of Vacancies: 1102 Posts
  • The posts carry All India Service Liability (AISL) i.e. the candidate, on selection, may be asked to serve anywhere in the country.

SSC Scientific Assistant Notification: Remuneration and Salary

According to the SSC Scientific Assistant Notification, the pay scale would be, "Level 6 of the Pay Matrix - Pay Band 2 (Rs.9300 - 34800) plus Grade Pay Rs.4200 in pre-revised scale".


SSC Scientific Assistant Notification: Eligibility Criteria

As per the official notification of SSC Scientific Recruitment 2017, in order to be eligible for the exam, a candidate should have;

Nationality:

The SSC Scientific Assistant Notification reads that to apply, a candidate must be either;
(a) a citizen of India, or
(b) a subject of Nepal, or
(c) a subject of Bhutan, or
(d) a Tibetan refugee who came over to India, before the 1st January, 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India, or
(e) a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African Countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.

Age Limit: 

Maximum age limit is 30 years as on 04.08.2017 and there is no minimum age limit criteria.

Important Note: Age relaxation will be as per SSC official notification.

Educational Qualifications:

The minimum required educational qualification to be eligible for applying for SSC Scientific Assistant exam as on 04/08/2017 is Bachelor’s Degree in Science (with Physics as one of the subject)/ Computer Science/ Information Technology/ Computer Applications or Diploma in Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering from a recognized Institution/University or equivalent. 

SSC Scientific Assistant Notification: How to Register and Fee Structure

The online registration window for SSC Scientific Assistant 2017 exam is open right now and you can submit the online forms till 4th August 2017. The fees for registration is Rs. 100, to be paid through SBI challan/ SBI Net banking or through credit/debit cards of any bank. 

Important Note: All female candidates & all males/ females belonging to SC/ ST/ PWD/ Ex-servicemen need not pay application fees.

SSC Scientific Assistant Recruitment 2017: Important Dates 

Online application for the recruitment of Scientific Assistant has started from 18th July 2017 and the last date to apply is 4th August 2017.

SSC Scientific Assistant Notification

SSC Scientific Assistant Recruitment 2017: Exam Pattern

There will be 1 paper for SSC Scientific Assistant Recruitment 2017 exam which will have two parts comprising of 200 questions for 200 marks. Total duration of exam will be 2 hours.

Important Note: Each question carries 1 mark. There will be negative marking and 0.25 marks will be deducted for each wrong answer.

SSC Scientific Assistant Notification

SSC Scientific Assistant Recruitment 2017: Syllabus

In SSC Scientific Recruitment 2017 Exam, only 1 paper will be conducted which will have two parts. Part 1 is to check aptitude and general knowledge of candidates, while Part 2 is for technical knowledge. The details of the syllabus are given below.

Part-I
(i) General Intelligence & Reasoning: The Syllabus for General Intelligence would include questions of both verbal and non-verbal type. The test may include questions on analogies, similarities, differences, space visualization, problem-solving, analysis, judgement, decision making, visual memory, discrimination, observation, relationship concepts, arithmetical reasoning, verbal and figure classification, arithmetical number series etc. The test will also include questions designed to test the candidate's abilities to deal with abstract ideas and symbols and their relationships, arithmetical computations and other analytical functions.

(ii) Quantitative Aptitude: The questions will be designed to test the ability of appropriate use of numbers and number sense of the candidate. The scope of the test will be computation of whole numbers, decimals, fractions and relationships between numbers, Percentage, Ratio & Proportion, Square roots, Averages, Interest, Profit and Loss, Discount, Mixture and Alligation, Time and Distance, Time & Work, Algebra & Elementary Surds, Graphs of Linear Equations, Triangle and its various kinds of centers, Congruence and similarity of triangles, Circle and its chords, tangents, angles subtended by chords of a circle, common tangents to two or more circles, Triangle, Quadrilaterals, Regular Polygons, Circle, Right Prism, Right Circular Cone, Right Circular Cylinder, Sphere, Hemispheres, Rectangular Parallelepiped, Regular Right Pyramid with triangular or square base, Trigonometric ratio, Degree and Radian Measures, Standard Identities, Complementary angle, Heights and Distances, Histogram, Frequency polygon, Bar diagram & Pie chart.

(iii) English Language & Comprehension: English grammar, Vocabulary, Spellings,
Synonyms and Antonyms, Comprehension, Correct and incorrect usages, etc.

(iv) General Awareness: General, physical, geographical, topographical, economic and climatic features of India. Current events. Matters of everyday observation and experience on scientific aspects and reasoning. Basic topics of Mathematics, Chemistry and Physics. History of India, its cultural heritage, freedom movement, salient features of the Constitution of India. Economic and social aspect of the country and its people.

Part-II
a) Physics
Mechanics, Thermal Physics, Radiation & Sound, Wave and Oscillations, Optics: Nature and Propagation of light, Electricity & Magnetism, Atomic Structure, and Electronics.

b) Computer Science and Information Technology
History of Computer and their classification, Basic Organization, Operating systems, Virtual Memory, File System, I/O System, Assemblers, Fundamentals of programming, Database Management Systems, Internet Technology, and Fundamentals of Geographical Information System (GIS)

c) Electronics & Telecommunication

SSC Scientific Assistant Recruitment 2017: How to Apply Online

The online application forms can be accessed & submitted only via ssconline.nic.in
  1. Visit SSC official website
  2. You will find Recruitment for SSC Scientific Assistant Examination 2017, Click to Apply
  3. Go to SSC Scientific Assistant Application Form page. 
  4. Left of the screen, you will find a tab for New Registration, Click the option 'Register'.
  5. Fill out all the details on the SSC Scientific Application Form.
  6. Click 'Continue'
  7. Upload Photo and Signature.
  8. Fill your Registration Number and Password. Submit it.  
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Daily Update On Current Affairs - July 20,2017

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T R Zeliang sworn in as CM of Nagaland       

T R Zeliang has been sworn in as the new Chief Minister of Nagaland. With Mr Zeliang staking claim to hold majority support of 47 members of the Legislative Assembly, the State Governor P.B. Acharya invited the former Chief Minister to form the government. The Governor further directed TR Zeliang to prove his majority on the floor of the House on the 22nd of this month. In an order issued by Raj Bhavan, Kohima, the Governor said as Dr. Shurhozelie did not attend the emergent Assembly Session convened today, it was clear that Dr. Shurhozelie has failed to obtain the Vote of Confidence. As such, the Governor Acharya, by the Constitutional power vested in him, has dismissed the Ministry headed by Dr. Shurhozelie with immediate effect.

Nation’s Longest Bridge Opened in Orissa   

The 2.88 km long Road Bridge, the longest in the country, was dedicated to the nation by the Orissa Chief Minister, Mr Naveen Patnaik on the 19th July 2017. The bridge connects the state capital Bhubaneswar with the city of Cuttack and is constructed over the river Kathajodi. It will reduce the distance between the two cities by 12 km. The bridge has been named after Netaji Subash Chandra Bose.

UIDAI launches “mAadhar” app

The UIDAI has launched “mAadhar” app, which will allow mobile users to carry their unique identification profile on their mobile. Under this app, a user can download the Aadhar profile from his smartphone and hence does not need to carry a hard copy with him. For now, the app is available on the Android platform only and can be downloaded from the Google Play Store

US laptop ban lifted says Saudi Arabia's national carrier  

Saudi Arabia's national carrier said a US ban on laptops and tablets in the cabins of its US-bound planes had been lifted on the 19th July 2017. The kingdom's civil aviation authorities informed Saudia that the ban had been lifted after a US team inspected security measures at airports in Riyadh and Jeddah. Washington in March barred all electronic devices larger than a mobile phone in the cabins of direct flights to the United States from 10 airports in Turkey, West Asia and North Africa, only allowing them in hold luggage. 


Qatar Crisis: Arab nations no longer insist it comply with demands they tabled last month           

The four Arab nations leading a boycott of Qatar are no longer insisting, it complies with a list of 13 specific demands they tabled last month. Diplomats from Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt told reporters at the UN that they now wanted it to accept six broad principles. These include commitments to combat terrorism and extremism and to end acts of provocation and incitement. There is no immediate comment from Qatar, which denies aiding terrorists.

US Navy tests world’s first Laser Weapons System       
    
United States Navy successfully tested the world’s first-ever active Laser Weapons System (LaWS). In the test, the Laws deployed aboard the USS Ponce amphibious transport ship was able to destroy a drone in flight and moving targets on the Persian Gulf. USS Ponce is the first ship in the world to be deployed with such advanced weapons system.


Australia joins India and France in the International Solar Alliance

Australia became the 35th nation to join the International Solar Alliance led by India and France, when it joined the league on the 19th July 2017. The aim of the ISA is to raise $1000 billion by the year 2030 towards promoting the generation and storage of solar power in all nations in the Alliance.

Cabinet approves sale of govt's stake in Hindustan Petroleum to ONGC    
    
Union Cabinet on the 19th July 2017 approved sale of government's stake in Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd (HPCL) to Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC). It will fetch Rs 30,000 Cr. Highly placed sources said the Cabinet has given in-principle approval in this regard.


India’s food grain output records new high  

According to the data released by the Government, India’s food grain output has reached a record high of 273.38 million tonnes in 2016-17. This is an increase of 8.7% over the previous year. The output of rice, wheat, coarse grains and pulses all went up substantially, with pulses recording the highest increase of 37%. The increase in output is expected to increase supplies and reduce prices of these items in the near future.

Bank Nationalisation Day observed on 19th July 2017    
  
The 48th anniversary of the nationalisation of major banks in the country was observed on the 19th July 2017. The United Forum of Bank Unions has decided to observe the 19th July as “Save Public Sector Banks Day” every year henceforth. On this day, all members of the Forum will wear badges, distribute leaflets and hold rallies and demonstrations at all locations all over the country.

Commonwealth Youth Games: Indian Jr judokas won gold, three bronze medals

Indian junior judokas won a Gold and three bronze medals in the ongoing Commonwealth Youth Games being held in Nassau, Bahamas. Soni from Haryana won the gold medal in the below 73Kg Weight Category, after beating Nikolic Uros of Australia in the final bout, while Ashish won a bronze in the below 60Kg weight category, defeating Zain Prosser Harry of England in bronze medal bout. Antim Yadav of Madhya Pradesh won a bronze in the below 48Kg weight category, surpassing Russell Jasmine of Bahamas in Repechage bout. Manipur's Rebina Devi Chanam also won a bronze medal in the below 57Kg Weight category after getting the better of Saskia of Australia.


Kerala emerge Champions in Inter State Athletic Championships        

In the 57th Inter State Senior National Athletic Championships held in Guntur, Andhra from the 15th to the 18th July 2017, Kerala emerged as the Overall Champions, with a tally of 159 points. Tamil Nadu was placed second with 110 points, while Haryana was third at 101 points. Anu of Kerala emerged as the Woman Athlete of the meet

Francesco Totti announces retirement

Italian football legend Francesco Totti announced his retirement from the game on the 18th July 2017. The legendary player from Roma announced that he will be taking up a Director’s role at the Serie A Club. As a player, Totti played 786 matches for his club Roma and scored 307 goals. He was part of the Italian team which won the World Cup in 2006. 


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