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Mithali Raj wins 'Sportsperson of the Year' award

Indian women's cricket team captain Mithali Raj was named 'Sportsperson of the Year' at the Telangana Sports Journalists Association annual awards for 2017 in Hyderabad. Ace Indian shuttlers Kidambi Srikanth and PV Sindhu won the best senior male and female athlete award respectively.

Recommended for : Telangana Sports Journalists Association annual awards , PV Sindhu , Sportsperson of the Year , Best Athlete Award , Mithali Raj

Publish Date : Apr 2, 2018

Top 5 Current Affairs: 18 December 2017

The Management of Patients with Terminal Illness- Withdrawal of Medical Life Support Bill states that hospitals will be required to set up approval committees for considering cases of Passive Euthanasia. Passive Euthanasia means the withdrawal of medical treatment and life support system of a terminally-ill patient.

Recommended for : Passive Euthanasia , UNESCO , ITCOocean Centre , PV Sindhu , Dubai World Superseries final , International Migrants Day , Gujarat assembly elections , Himachal Pradesh elections

Publish Date : Dec 18, 2017

PV Sindhu loses to Japan’s Yamaguchi in Dubai World Superseries final

India’s ace shuttler, P V Sindhu had to settle for the silver medal at the BWF Dubai World Series Finals 2017 in Dubai, UAE after she went down fighting against Japan’s top-seeded Akane Yamaguchi. This is the third major event in the last two years where Sindhu has had to settle for silver.

Recommended for : PV Sindhu , Dubai World Superseries Final , BWF Super Series , Japanese Player , Akane Yamaguchi

Publish Date : Dec 18, 2017

Top 5 Current Affairs: 9 November 2017

H S Prannoy beat World No 2 and title favourite Kidambi Srikanth in the men’s singles final at the 82nd Senior National Championship, which was held in Nagpur, Maharashtra. In the women’s singles event, Saina Nahwal beat top seeded PV Sindhu.

Recommended for : Business Optimism Index (BOI) , H S Prannoy , IRDAI , Aadhaar , Fossils of oldest mammal ancestor , UNESCO's Creative Cities Network , 82nd Senior National Championship

Publish Date : Nov 9, 2017

HS Prannoy, Saina Nehwal beat title favourites to become new National Champions

H S Prannoy beat World No 2 and title favourite Kidambi Srikanth in the men’s singles final at the 82nd Senior National Championship, which was held in Nagpur, Maharashtra. In the women’s singles event, Saina Nahwal beat top seeded PV Sindhu.

Recommended for : Senior National Championship , HS Prannoy , Saina Nehwal , Kidambi Srikanth , PV Sindhu

Publish Date : Nov 9, 2017

Kidambi Srikanth achieves career-best World No 2 ranking

India's ace shuttler Kidambi Srikanth has achieved career-best World Number 2 ranking. The 25-year-old grabbed the spot after jumping two places in the latest BWF rankings. He was previously placed 4th behind Korea’s Son Wan Ho and China’s Lin Dan, both of whom have slipped down by 1 position.

Recommended for : Kidambi Srikanth , World No 2 , Badminton Rankings , BWF , PV Sindhu , Saina Nehwal , HS Prannoy

Publish Date : Nov 3, 2017

Andhra Pradesh CM launches ‘Swachh Andhra Mission’

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu launched ‘Swachh Andhra Mission’ on 2 October 2017, on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti. Speaking on creating Open Defecation Free Andhra Pradesh, the Minister said that the state government is working on making the state 100 per cent ODF by March 2018.

Recommended for : Swachh Bharat Mission , Swachh Andhra Mission , Andhra Pradesh Government , Chandrababu Naidu , PV Sindhu

Publish Date : Oct 3, 2017

Morning Current Affairs: 26 September 2017

INS 'TARASA' will be commissioned into the Indian Navy on 26 September 2017 at Naval Dockyard, Mumbai. INS Tarasa (T94) is a patrol vessel of the Car Nicobar-class of Indian Navy and the last ship in the series of four Water Jet Fast Attack Craft.

Recommended for : Mars Orbiter Mission , MOM , INS TARASA , PV Sindhu , Padma Bhushan , Mangalyaan

Publish Date : Sep 26, 2017

Top 5 Current Affairs: 18 September 2017

PV Sindhu defeated Japan’s Nozomi Okuhara to win the 2017 BWF Korean Open Super Series, becoming the first Indian shuttler to win the prestigious series. The duo had previously faced each other at the longest match in the final of the BWF World Championship in August 2017, when Okuhara emerged victorious after 110 minutes.

Recommended for : PV Sindhu , 2017 Korea Open , Nozomi Okuhara , Arjan Singh , 1965 Indo-Pak War , Skill City , IUCN , Snow Leopard , FIFA U17 World Cup

Publish Date : Sep 18, 2017

PV Sindhu beats Nozomi Okuhara to win 2017 Korea Open Super Series

Sindhu defeated Nozomi Okuhara of Japan 22-20, 11-21, 21-18 to grab the prestigious title. The duo had already fought-out the longest match in the final of the BWF World Championship in August 2017, when Okuhara emerged victorious after a 110-minute match.

Recommended for : Korea Open Super Series , Korea Open , Badminton , PV Sindhu , Nozomi Okuhara

Publish Date : Sep 18, 2017

Nozomi Okuhara wins World Badminton Championship; PV Sindhu settles for silver

This was a third medal for the Rio Olympics silver-medallist at Worlds, having won bronze twice in 2013 and 2014 after losing at the semifinal stage in both the editions.

Recommended for : Badminton World Champion , Badminton , PV Sindhu , Nozomi Okuhara , BWF World Championships

Publish Date : Aug 28, 2017

Kidambi Srikanth re-enters top 10 of BWF men’s rankings

India's ace shuttler Kidambi Srikanth has re-entered the top ten of the Badminton World Federation (BWF) men's singles rankings for the first time in ten months.

Recommended for : Kidambi Srikanth , BWF Rankings , PV Sindhu , Indian Shuttlers , Super Series Winner , Top Ranked Badminton Player

Publish Date : Jun 29, 2017

PV Sindhu reaches career-best World No.2 ranking

PV Sindhu became only the second Indian woman shuttler after Saina Nehwal on 6 April to break into the top-five of the world rankings in Badminton.

Recommended for : PV Sindhu , The World no.1 , Saina Nehwal , Carolina Marin , Indian Open , Malaysia Open Super Series

Publish Date : Apr 7, 2017

PV Sindhu, Sameer Verma won Syed Modi International Badminton Championships titles

The Syed Modi International Badminton Championships was held between 24 January and 29 January 2017 in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh.

Recommended for : Syed Modi Badminton Championships , PV Sindu , Sandeep Verma , Badminton tournaments , Tournaments held in Lucknow

Publish Date : Jan 30, 2017

PV Sindhu wins China Open Super Series title

Earlier, the seventh seed Sindhu defeated sixth-seeded Sung Ji Hyun of Korea 11-21, 23-21, 21-19 in a thrilling contest. This was Sindhu's sixth win over Ji Hyun in nine encounters.

Recommended for : PV Sindhu , Sun Yu , China Open , China Open Super Series ,

Publish Date : Nov 21, 2016

PV Sindhu appointed as Brand Ambassador of Vizag Steel

The company will have its brand logo on Sindhu's playing jersey in international and domestic tournaments under the aegis of Badminton World Federation and Badminton Association of India.

Recommended for : PV Sindhu , appointed , Brand Ambassador , Vizag Steel

Publish Date : Oct 10, 2016

Current Affairs Recap of the Day: 30 August 2016

The recap of the day covers important current affairs of the day like Saurastra Narmada Avataran Irrigation yojana, Committee on border protection that submitted its report and PV Sindhu as its brand ambassador of a Indian paramilitary force among others.

Recommended for : Current Affairs Recap , Current Affairs One Liners , Current Affairs Question Answer

Publish Date : Aug 30, 2016

Rio Olympic: Empowering Women in Sports

A total of 117 athletes participated from India. India bagged a total of two medals, one silver and one bronze; both the medals won by women in their respective games.

Recommended for : Rio Olympic 2016 , Empowering Women in Sports , women empowerment in India , PV Sindhu

Publish Date : Aug 24, 2016

National Sports Awards 2016 announced

The awardees will receive their awards from President Pranab Mukherjee at a function at the Rashtrapati Bhawan on 29 August 2016, which is celebrated as the National Sports Day.

Recommended for : National Sports Awards , National Sports , Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Awards , Pranab Mukherjee , National Sports Day , PV Sindhu , Sakshi Malik , Sports

Publish Date : Aug 23, 2016

PV Sindhu won Malaysia Masters Grand Prix Gold Badminton title

This was Sindhu’s second Malaysia Masters Grand Prix Gold title, having won it in 2013 as well.

Recommended for : PV Sindhu , Kirsty Gilmour , Malaysia Masters Grand Prix Gold title ,

Publish Date : Jan 25, 2016

PV Sindhu won Macau Open Grand Prix Gold Badminton tournament for 3rd consecutive time

In the title clash, Sindhu, seeded fifth, defeated Minatsu Mitani of Japan, 21-9, 21-23, 21-14.

Recommended for : PV Sindhu , Minatsu Mitani , Macau Open Grand Prix , Indian Shuttler , women's singles title ,

Publish Date : Nov 30, 2015

Xuerui Li defeated Saina Nehwal to clinch Women's Singles title at China Open Superseries

This was the pair’s 12th meeting overall, with Li taking 10 of those victories including her title win at China Open Superseries

Recommended for : China Open Superseries , Xuerui Li , Saina Nehwal , Badminton tournament , PV Sindhu

Publish Date : Nov 16, 2015

Indian shuttler PV Sindhu defeated by Li Xuerui in 2015 Denmark Open final

In the final match, Sindhu lost to the Chinese Olympic champion in the straight sets 21-19 21-12.

Recommended for : PV Sindhu , Denmark open , Li Xuerui , badminton , Indian shuttler

Publish Date : Oct 19, 2015

PV Sindhu won 2014 Macau Open Grand Prix Gold Badminton Title

PV Sindhu won 2014 Macau Open Grand Prix Gold Badminton Title by defeating Kim Hyo Min of Korea in straight games 21-12, 21-17.

Recommended for : PV Sindhu , 2014 Macau Open Grand Prix Gold Badminton Title , Kim Hyo Min

Publish Date : Dec 1, 2014

Sindhu and Shrikant won singles titles in National Badminton Championship

Kidambi Srikanth and PV Sindhu won the men’s and women’s titles at the 78th Senior National Badminton Championship at New Delhi.

Recommended for : Kidambi Srikanth , PV Sindhu , 78th Senior National Badminton Championship , Siri Fort Sports Complex , New Delhi

Publish Date : Dec 24, 2013

PV Sindhu won Macau Open Badminton Singles title

Indian shuttler PV Sindhu on 1 December 2013 won the Women's Singles trophy at the Macau Open Grand Prix Gold Badminton Tournament.

Recommended for : PV Sindhu , Macau Open Badminton Singles title

Publish Date : Dec 2, 2013

Sindhu is the first Indian women to enter Semi Finals of World Badminton Championship

PV Sindhu became first Indian women singles player to enter Semi-finals of World Badminton Championships.

Recommended for : PV Sindhu , World Badminton Championships , Shixian Wang of China , Guangzhou in China

Publish Date : Aug 10, 2013

India’s Shuttler PV Sindhu won Malaysia Badminton Grand Prix Title

India's rising shuttler PV Sindhu on 4 May 2013 won her maiden Grand Prix Gold title winning Malaysia Open women's final.

Recommended for : India's shuttler , PV Sindhu , Maiden Grand Prix

Publish Date : May 5, 2013

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