RCB beat CSK by 1 run in 39th match of IPL-12, Dhoni scores unbeaten 84 with 7 sixes

RCB beat CSK by 1 run in 39th match of IPL-12, Dhoni scores unbeaten 84 with 7 sixes

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Bhojpur SP orders probe into Mukhia’s complaint against SHO, Charpokhri PS

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Saharsa DM, SP exhort voters to participate in poll process in big way

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  B N Singh ‘Pappan’ Saharsa : Saharsa DM Shailja Sharma and SP Rakesh Kumar on April 21, 2019, staged a roadshow at Saharsa with police and para-military forces on April 21, More »

Police arrest 8 bike lifters in Buxar, seize 4 stolen bikes

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Kumar Rajiv Nayan Buxar : Police on April 21, 2019, arrested eight members of an inter-state gang of bike lifters near Dakhina and Mathia Kali temple under Koransarai police station in Buxar More »

PM Modi speaks to President and Prime Minister of Sri Lanka

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Speed Post News Network New Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in  telephonic conversations with the President and Prime Minister of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, conveyed heartfelt condolences on More »

Man injured in Semaria clash in Bhojpur dies at PMCH

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Kumar Rajiv Nayan Ara : Juguni Sah alias Jitendra Sah, 45,  son of late Paras Sah and husband of Poonam Devi, Member, Ward No 5, who was injured in a violent clash More »

 

Wawrinka, Shapovalov sail into QFs of ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament

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Patna : World No 25 Denis Shapovalov, 19, Canada, and World No 68 Stan Wawrinka, 33, Switzerland, marched into the quarter-finals of ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament, an ATP World Tour 500 point event, at Rotterdam, Netherlands, on February 14, 2019, registering straight set victory over their respective opponents in Round of 16. Shapovalov and Wawrinka will face each other in the quarter-finals on February 15, 2019.

Shapovalov, the 10th seed, beat 2010 Wimbledon finalist Tomas Berdych, 33, Czech Republic, 6-4, 6-3 in second round in 1hr 17 minutes. Shapovalov fired 8 Aces in the match to 2 by Berdych. He also won 4 break points to 1 by Berdych. Shapovalov won 3 games in a row in the match while Berdych won 2. Shapovalov’s winning percentage on both his first and second serve ( 79% &  79%) was much better that of Berdych ( 61 % & 42 %).

Wawrinka, the winner of three Grand Slam titles, beat World No 14 and 4th seed Milos Raonic, 28, Canada, 6-4, 7-6 in the second round in 1hr 37 minutes. Raonic though fired 15 Aces in the match to 8 by Wawrinka. Raonic committed 3 double faults in the match compared to 1 by Wawrinka, who won a break point besides winning 3 games in a row. Wawrinka’s winning percentage on both his first and second serve ( 91% & 69%) was much better than that of Raonic ( 83 % & 40 %).

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