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Top 5 Current Affairs: 8 July 2019

Karnataka political crisis: All JDS ministers have resigned in the same manner as the 21 ministers of the Congress party have resigned in Karnataka.

Jul 8, 2019 18:39 IST
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Rohit Sharma 27 runs away from Sachin’s all-time World Cup record

Rohit Sharma is on the verge of breaking Sachin Tendulkar’s world record of highest runs scored in a single World Cup edition. Rohit Sharma is 27 runs shy of Sachin’s all-time record of 673 runs, which he made during the 2003 World Cup. The world cup record is expected to be broken during the first semi-final of World Cup 2019, India vs New Zealand at Old Trafford, Manchester.

Karnataka political crisis: Entire cabinet resigns, CM Kumaraswamy says 'All is well'

Karnataka political crisis: All JDS ministers have resigned in the same manner as the 21 ministers of the Congress party have resigned. The cabinet will be restructured soon," the Twitter handle of CMO Karnataka read. Earlier, 22 Congress ministers have resigned along with Deputy CM G Parameshwara from his post. Parameshwara had said that if the party asks them, all of them would resign to accommodate rebel MLAs.

Hima Das wins second international gold in 200m race

Indian sprinter Hima Das won her second international gold in women’s 200m at the Kutno Athletics Meet in Poland on July 6, 2019. This is her second international gold within a week. She won gold in women’s 200m held at Poland. Hima Das is struggling with a back problem for the past few months but she has clocked 23.97 seconds to clinch the gold while VK Vismaya bagged the silver in 24.06.

India vs New Zealand, Manchester weather forecast, World Cup semi-final 2019: Rain expected to affect play

The Manchester weather forecast predicts light showers during the day of India vs New Zealand semi-final match at Old Trafford, Manchester. The high-voltage India vs New Zealand semi-final is scheduled to be telecasted live from 3 pm at Old Trafford on July 9, Tuesday. The weather report of Manchester for the day, however, looks gloomy as rain is expected to spoil play.

MS Dhoni full batting, wicketkeeping stats, batting average and records: Is it fair to ask for his retirement?

MS Dhoni is likely to retire after India’s last match in World Cup 2019, as per media reports. The ICC World Cup 2019 is Dhoni’s fourth World Cup overall. Since the tournament began, reports of Dhoni’s retirement are abuzz. When asked about his retirement, Dhoni said, “I don't know when I will retire.”

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