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3rd FEB-National, International and Sports News Round-up

... Editorial Team

NATIONAL

  • India's first Ayurvedic anti-diabetic drug, BGR-34, launched by Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)

            

  • Bharat Biotech unveiled first vaccine candidate Zikavac for Zika Virus

            

  • India to participate in Cobra Gold 2016 annual amphibious military exercise in Thailand
  • Manipuri documentary film Phum-Shang on 3 February 2016 bagged the prestigious Golden Conch Award for the best documentary film at the 14th Mumbai International Film Festival for Documentary, Animation and Short Films (MIFF 2016).

           

  • Sarangi maestro Pandit Ram Narayan selected for Bhimsen Joshi Award for 2015-16.

            

  • Former Lok Sabha Speaker Balram Jakhar passed away on 3 February 2016 in New Delhi. He was 92.

            

INTERNATIONAL

  • The Syrian Army and its allies break a three-year rebel siege of two Shi’ite towns in northwest Syria, Nubl and Al-Zahraa.
  • Julian Assange: WikiLeaks Founder Says He'll 'Accept Arrest' if UN Rules He Was Detained Lawfully.

            

  • John Bingham, 7th Earl of Lucan, wanted for murder since 1974, is officially declared dead so that his son can inherit the title.
  • Voters in Ireland will go to the polls on February 26 after the President dissolves the current Dail or parliament

SPORTS

  • Kiwis beat Australia by 159 runs in the 1st ODI .Scores: New Zealand-307/8, Australia: 148 All out.

           New Zealand's Martin Guptill plays the ball away for six runs

  • England defeated South Africa by 39 runs(Duckworth Lewis method).Scores England: 399/9, SA 250/5(33.3 Overs)

           

ECONOMY & BUSINESS

  • India's top multinational IT company Tata Consultancy Services has been rated as the world's most powerful brand in Information Technology Services by a leading global brand valuation firm, the company said on Wednesday.

            

  • Former RBI deputy governor S.S. Tarapore dies at 80
  • Toyota unveils the stunning Next-Gen Innova Crysta.

             

  • Honda cars India on Wednesday unveiled its seven-seater crossover utility vehicle 'BR-V' which has been exclusively developed for the Asian markets including India.

            

  • Korean auto major Hyundai on Wednesday unveiled sports utility vehicle 'Tucson' in India as it eyes a bigger play in the fast growing segment.

 

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