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Shuttlers Sindhu, Prannoy, Srikanth storm into French Open semis (Lead)

Star Indian shuttlers Kidambi Srikanth and H.S. Prannoy set up an all-Indian men’s singles semi-final in the $325,000 French Open Superseries after winning their respective quarter-final matches even as second seed P.V. Sindhu reached her maiden women’s singles semi-finals here on Friday. Prannoy consumed 47 minutes in ousting South Korea’s …

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Kohli’s brand value pips Messi on Forbes list

India skipper Virat Kohli has pipped Argentina and Barcelona star footballer Lionel Messi in the Forbes list of most valuable brands among sportspersons. Led by Swiss tennis great Roger Federer, the top five in the list comprise American basketball star LeBron James, Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt, star Portuguese forward Cristiano …

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Amazon founder becomes richest person in the world

The uptick Amazon shares registered on Wall Street this Friday has directly affected the fortune of its founder, Jeff Bezos, who immediately replaced Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates as the richest person in the world. Two hours after the stock market opened on Friday, Amazon shares were up 11.9 per cent, …

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Girija Devi cremated with full state honours in Varanasi

‘Thumri Queen’ Girija Devi was on Thursday cremated with full state honours at the Manikarnika Ghat in her birthplace Varanasi. The mortal remains of the Padma Bhushan awardee, who died in a Kolkata hospital on Tuesday at the age of 88, were brought here earlier in the day. The body …

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Australia Deputy PM disqualified from office

An Australian court on Friday ruled that Australian Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce and four other politicians were wrongly elected because they held dual citizenship, the media reported. The High Court of Australia’s ruling means Joyce, Nationals leader Fiona Nash and One Nation’s Malcolm Roberts were disqualified from office, reports …

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Sindhu, Srikanth advance; Saina exits French Open

Indian shuttlers P.V. Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth advanced to the quarter-finals, while Saina Nehwal, B. Sai Praneeth and the women’s doubles pair of Ashwini Ponnappa and N. Sikki Reddy suffered losses in the second round of the French Open World Superseries here on Thursday. Meanwhile, the young men’s doubles pair …

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