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8th FEB-National, International and Sports News Round-up

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NATIONAL

  • Great Urdu poet Nida Fazli has passed away. He was 78.            
  • Indian and Chinese border troops conducted the first ‘joint tactical exercise’ in Chushul-Moldo area of Ladakh in Jammu and Kashmir.

           

INTERNATIONAL

  • A Libyan Air Force MiG-23 fighter jet crashes due to a "mechanical failure", while conducting airstrikes on Islamic State-controlled areas in the eastern city of Derna.
  • United Nations investigators accuse the Government of Syria of "extermination" in its jails and detention Centres.            
  • New refugee camps go up near the Syria–Turkey border after Turkey blocks thousands of refugees from entering the country.            

SPORTS

  • New Zealand has defeated Australia by 55 runs in the third ODI to win the series 2-1  .Scores New Zealand: 246  Australia: 191

            

  • New Zealand cricketer Brendon McCullum has retired from One-day international cricket.

            

ECONOMY & BUSINESS

  • TRAI has barred differential tariff for Internet access such as Facebook Free Basics and Airtel Zero rated service.

            

  • Leading industrialist Ratan Tata has invested in Moglix, an e-commerce company specialising in B2B procurement of industrial products.
  • Leading industrialist Ratan Tata has invested in Invictus Oncology Private Limited is an oncology company developing next generation cancer therapeutics.

           

 

 

 

 

 

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