Sunday, July 19, 2015

Shubham Jaglan wins World Junior Golf Championship

Shubham Jaglan beat Australia’s Jeffrey Yu Guan by one stroke to win the World Junior Golf Championship in San Diego, California.He carded a final round of 60 to edge 114 other young golfers competing in the tournament. The 10-year-old scored a total of 7-under 179 in three days of play at the Fountain course in Welk resort. Shubham, who hails from Israna village in Panipat moved to Delhi to improve his game. He had finished second last year and was visibly excited with this victory. “I have finally done it! I have won this prestigious tournament,” Shubham said. “All the credit goes to my family, Delhi Golf Club for giving facilities to play and practice, and the Golf Foundation for giving me everything that I needed, he added. Shubham also credited his family and coach for his remarkable achievement. “Most important is my coach Nonita Lall Qureshi, who pushed my game and mind to this level and got me all the way to winning this prestigious tournament.

14 killed in Bangladesh bus crash
At least 14 people have been killed and 50 injured after two buses rammed into each other on the western side of Bangabandhu Bridge in the town of Sirajganj, northern Bangladesh, police said as cited by bdnews24.com. Twelve of the victims died at the scene, while two others passed in the local hospital. A four-member committee was established to investigate the incident, Deputy Commissioner Billal Hossain told local press.

Greece to reopen banks on Monday, cash restrictions to remain

Greek banks will reopen on Monday after being closed for three weeks due to the strain of liquidity. The government, however, will not lift restrictions on daily cash withdrawals, which amount to €60 per day. Greek authorities have also added a so-called weekly limit which allows depositors, for example, to withdraw €420 on Sunday if they did not take out any money during the whole week. People will not be able to cash checks and get cash abroad with their credit or cash cards. Greek banks have been closed since June 29, when the ECB rejected to raise emergency funding for failing banks because of Greece’s failure to reach an agreement with its creditors.
Greek banks will reopen on Monday after being closed for three weeks due to the strain of liquidity. The government, however, will not lift restrictions on daily cash withdrawals, which amount to €60 per day. Greek authorities have also added a so-called weekly limit which allows depositors, for example, to withdraw €420 on Sunday if they did not take out any money during the whole week. People will not be able to cash checks and get cash abroad with their credit or cash cards. Greek banks have been closed since June 29, when the ECB rejected to raise emergency funding for failing banks because of Greece’s failure to reach an agreement with its creditors.

Delhi building collapse four die

The death toll in the building collapse in West Delhi today rose to four even as rescue operations are underway to rescue those feared trapped in the debris. A young girl is still suspected to be trapped in the debris of the four-storey building which had collapsed last night in a narrow lane in Vishnu Garden area of West Delhi. Joint Commissioner of Police Dipendra Pathak said, eight persons were injured in the collapse and six of them were discharged immediately after treatment while two seriously injured persons were shifted last night to Deen Dayal Upadhyay Hospital.
Delhi Government has ordered a magisterial probe into the incident of building collapse in West Delhi. Talking to media after visiting the site, Delhi PWD Minister Satyendra Jain said, District Magistrate of the area will lead the investigation and the report will be submitted to the government within seven days.
An FIR has been registered today in Khyala police station against the building’s owner
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EVENT:Workshop to discuss recommendations of High Level Committee on status of women. To be addressed by Women and Child Development Minister Smt. Maneka Sanjay Gandhi along with Ms. Pam Rajput, Chairperson HLC.
DATE:20th July, 2015
TIME:10.00 AM to 11:00 AM
VENUE:Vigyan Bhawan Annexe
COMFORTABLE WIN FOR BENGALURU BULLS
Mumbai, July 18: Bengaluru Bulls coasted to a comfortable 33-25 win over a new look Bengal Warriors who for a while threatened their rivals by surging towards a substantial 12-2 lead by the 9th minute. Comeback man, former India captain and twice Asian Games gold medalist Dinesh Kumar led the charge for the Warriors from the front at the NSCI in Mumbai.
 The Warriors made a good start by trapping rival raider Ajay Thakur and then running through the rest of the side. The lanky boy from Himachal was not to be kept quiet for long and he later came up with a scintillating raid in the second half that yielded 4 points. Earlier, Bengaluru committed a lot of unforced errors in defence. As a result the winners suffered an all- out, in Kabaddi terms a ‘LONA’ that gave the losers a 10- point advantage.
With things looking a bit worrisome, in stepped Manjit Chillar like a true leader to set up the recovery. He twice used his famous front block to subdue a marauding Dinesh and within no time the winners paid back the compliment of a lona. At 14-12 the game slowed down a bit and the teams trooped out for the break with the Bengal outfit 16-15.
Gaining in confidence thereafter the bulls gave their rivals another ‘LONA’ to surge 22-16 and that four-pointer by Ajay ultimately swung the match in Bangalore’s favor. Try as much the Warriors did they could never bridge the gap despite getting Ajay twice with super tackles. Dinesh faded away and the impressive South Korean Jan Kun Lee too found the going tough after the initial success he earned. He did score a couple of points but that was not good enough. The absence of their dependable raider Nitin Madane who was injured and did not take the field marred Bengal’s chances no doubt.
The Bengal side can take heart from the fact that they did run the opponents close and there is scope for improvement. For the Bulls Rajesh Mondals act on the day gives them added fire power but the defence led by Dharmaraj Cheralathan needs to pull up their socks.
Ajay Thakur was rightly chosen the Man of the match. He was also undoubtedly the best raider for that memorable raid that yielded four points. There was some consolation for veteran corner man Nilesh Shinde of Bengal as he received the inspiring defender of the match. The audience too voted in his favour, which set the seal of approval on his performance.
Match 2 awards:
TVS Best Raider of the Match – Ajay Thakur (Bengaluru Bulls)
Bajaj Electricals Inspiring Defender of the match – Nilesh Shinde (Bengal Warriors)
IIFL Private Wealth Moment of the Match award – Ajay Thakur (Bengaluru Bulls)
VIP Frenchie Big Impression Player award – Ajay Thakur (Bengaluru Bulls)
Flipkart Audience ki wish award (Player of the match) – Ajay Thakur (Bengaluru Bulls)
Photograph attached – Captain Dinesh Kumar (Bengal Warriors) in the Bengaluru Bulls den 
Tanya Kini
PlayRight
Dear friend
Rohingya community leaders Ba Thar, Kyaw Khin, Kyaw Myint and his son Hla Myint, have been sentenced for up to 8 years in prison – just for calling themselves Rohingya.
Last year, you helped free Rohingya community leaders Dr Tun Aung and Kyaw Hla Aung. Now these four men need your help.
Rohingya community leaders in Burma have often been imprisoned for calling for the recognition of the Rohingya identity.
Ba Thar, Kyaw Khin, Kyaw Myint and Hla Myint were arrested in April 2013 for taking part in a community protest against a government-led population registration exercise. This did not allow members of the community to identify as Rohingya, and protests forced the government to suspend the registration exercise.
The three community leaders were falsely accused of using violence during the protest. They have been targeted by the military-backed government because they are influential Rohingya community leaders calling for the recognition of the Rohingya identity.
On 3rd March 2015, the Rakhine State Divisional Court sentenced Ba Thar, Kyaw Myint and his son Hla Myint to 8 years imprisonment. Kyaw Khin was sentenced to 5 years imprisonment.
Thank you.
Anna Roberts
Burma Campaign UK

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