Daily Archive: March 20, 2018

It’ll be tough. Both Australia & England are very good teams & both have won T20 World Cup

It’ll be tough. Both Australia & England are very good teams & both have won T20 World Cup.Whatever be the results, we’re in preparation mode. We’re looking to give opportunity to new players & play as a unit: Mithali Raj,Captain Indian Women’s cricket team on upcoming T20 series

Jammu : Army Jawan commits suicide, shoots self with service Pistol

An Army man allegedly ended his life with his service pistol in Samba area of Jammu division of the state on Tuesday.

According to reports the Army soldier has been identified as Naresh Kumar Yadav who shot himself with the service pistol.

He was found dead with bullet injuries in the Maheshwar area, Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Samba Anil Magotra told.

The body has been recovered and sent to post-mortem, he said.

Adding that initial investigation pointed out towards suicide, an investigation has been initiated.

Yadav’s death is the second in a day after an army man shot himself dead, allegedly, in Qazigund area of Srinagar today.

Delhi boy Prithu earns his 1st GM norm at 13

New Delhi, Mar 20 Thirteen-year-old Delhi schoolboy Prithu Gupta has bagged his maiden GM norm recently during the Gibraltar Masters tournament, where he also became the International Master.

Prithu achieved his norm with two rounds to spare, which took his ELO Rating above 2400 oints (2450) necessary for the IM title. Earlier, Prithu had logged first IM norm in June, 2017 at the Silverlake Open in Serbia and second norm at the Golden Prague chess festival in July.

Having started playing chess only four years back, Prithu has had a good record, having drawn with world No 23, GM Le QuangLiem (rated 2737 from Vietnam) and GM ItturizagaBonelli Eduardo (rated 2650 from Venezuela). His victims also include French GM Fabien Libiszewski, and a hat-trick of draws against GMs Anna Muzychuk (Ukraine), Svane Rasmus (Germany) and Perez Ponsa Federico (Argentina).

Prithu is an eighth standard student of Modern School (Vasant Vihar) and the Delhi Chess Association felicitated him for his recent achievements. All India Chess Federation president Bharat Singh Chouhan said that the Delhi lad has it in him to make it big at the international level.

Source: PTI

Goa Congress chief Shantaram Naik resigns after Rahul Gandhi’s inspiring speech

Shantaram Naik resigned to pave way for young leaders after Congress president Rahul Gandhi stressed the need for the infusion of young blood into the party. The state president of Congress in Goa Shantaram Naik decided to step down from his post, taking inspiration from party’s national president Rahul Gandhi’s