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Current Affairs in Short: 26 September 2019

Deepti Sharma took three wickets for just eight runs. Deepti bowled three maidens during first four overs of her quota.

Sep 26, 2019 17:10 IST
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Deepti Sharma becomes first Indian cricketer to give 3 maidens in T20Is
• Deepti Sharma took three wickets for just eight runs. Deepti bowled three maidens during first four overs of her quota.
• She has become a first-ever Indian cricketer who achieved this feat. She gave first run in 19th ball of her spell.
• Due to Deepti's superb bowling, the Indian women's team bowled out the South African women's team for 119 runs.

Venu Madhav, Telugu comedian, passes away at 39
• Venu Madhav was popular Telugu comedian, who was suffering from multiple health issues, recently passed away. He was 39.
• He was advised to undergo liver transplant surgery. Apart from that, he was suffering from kidney issues, high BP, liver cirrhosis and diabetes.
• Venu Madhav worked in more than 170 movies. However, he made his debut in 1996 in Sampradayam.

Shane Warne banned from driving in England
• Shane Warne, a cricket legend, has been banned from driving for one year in the United Kingdom after his acceptance of over speeding.
• Wimbledon Magistrates' Court said that he was driving 47mph in a 40mph zone in a hired Jaguar car in Kensington.
• Shane Warne was one of the best bowlers of his times. He has a record of 708 wickets taken in 145 test matches.

Payal Jangid receives ‘Change Maker Award’ at New York
• Payal Jangid has made the country proud by receiving the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s ‘Change Maker Award’ for her campaign to end child labour and child marriage in Rajasthan.
• She worked in Alwar, Rajasthan to stop child marriages in her area. Kailash Satyarthi Foundation helped and guided her to form a community against child marriages.
• Payal said that she wants to do the same on the world level, just the way she has eliminated these problems by campaigning in her village.

DRDO and Jammu Central University sign MoU to set up Kalam Centre for Science and Technology
• Jammu Central University and Defence Research & Development Organisation (DRDO) has signed an MoU to establish Kalam Centre for Science and Technology (KCST) in the region.
• This centre will be established with an aim to provide facilities of basic and applied research and technology development in the identified research verticals.
• Kalam Centre for Science and Technology will be equipped with all modern-day facilities and equipment to increase in research scholars in these areas.

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