India To Host The Women’s Boxing World C’ships
The Women’s Boxing World Championships, to be hosted by India after more than a decade, will be held from November 15-24, 2018, in New Delhi. The teams will have to be in the national capital by November 13, with the competition starting two days later.
This marquee tournament was last held in India in 2006 and remains the best for the country in terms of performance.The India had topped the medal tally with four gold, three silver and one bronze medal.
Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang Has Passed Away
Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang died aged 61 at a military hospital in the capital Hanoi following a period of illness. Quang was appointed the president, a largely ceremonial role, in April 2016, and served alongside Vietnam’s de facto leader Communist Party Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong and Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc. He served as minister of public security,Before that.
The India Shine On Day 1 Of Track Asia Cup Cycling
India won 3 Gold, 3Silver and a Bronze on the opening day of the 5th Track Asia Cup Cycling in New Delhi. Mayuri Lute won the country’s first Gold in the Women’s Junior 500 metres race. Another Gold came after the Indian men’s junior team performed as expected in the team sprint event, by defeating Kazakhstan.
This tournament at the Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium is being organised by the Cycling Federation of India and has attracted participation from 12 countries.
‘Village Rockstars’ Is India’s Official Entry To Oscars 2019
The Film Federation of India (FFI) announced Rima Das’ National Award-winning feature Village Rockstars has been chosen to represent India in the Best Foreign Language category at the 91st Academy Awards next year.
This announcement was made by SV Rajendra Singh Babu, Chairman, Selection Committee for Oscar Award, FFI. This film had its world premiere at the 2017 Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) and has toured more than 70 prestigious international and national film festivals.
India Won Silver In Asian Team Snooker Championship
The India settled for the silver medal after losing to Pakistan 2-3 in the final of the Asian Team Snooker Championship. Pankaj Advani and Malkeet Singh represented India while Babar Masih and Mohammad Asif were from the Pakistani side.