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14th FEB-National, International & Sports News Round-up

... Editorial Team

NATIONAL

  • Massive fire breaks out on stage at 'Make in India' week event in Mumbai. No casualties reported and no one was injured.             

INTERNATIONAL

  • Voters in the Central African Republic go to the polls for the second round of voting in the presidential election.            
  • The United Nations has reported that civilian casualties in Afghanistan reached a record level in 2015 with at least 3,545 were killed and 7,457 injured.

             

  • Turkey has shelled areas held by the Kurdish YPG militia group in Syria's Aleppo Governorate. Syria has complained to the UN about these violations of Syrian sovereignty.             
  • The Revenant wins best film with lead actor Leonardo DiCaprio winning the 69th BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role.

             

  • Jocelerme Privert is elected as the interim President of Haiti pending elections later this year.            

    SPORTS

  • Captain AB de Villiers smashed an unbeaten 101 as South Africa defeated England by five-wicket for a 3-2 series win. Scores: England 236 all out, South Africa 237/5 in 44 Overs.

              

  • West Indies has defeated India by 5 wickets to lift the under 19 World cup trophy. Scores: India 145 all out, West Indies 146/5 in 49.3 Overs.

             

ECONOMY & BUSINESS

  • Ratan Tata has invested an undisclosed amount in Snapbizz.

            

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