14th FEB-National, International & Sports News Round-up
Editorial Team 14-02-2016
- Massive fire breaks out on stage at 'Make in India' week event in Mumbai. No casualties reported and no one was injured.
- 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.
- 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.