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Yuki wins Taipei Challenger

taipei: Yuki Bhambri won his first singles Challenger title of the 2018 season, and seventh overall, when he outplayed compatriot Ramkumar Ramanathan 6-3, 6-4 in the final of the Taipei event, a victory which will push him back into the top-100 bracket. Fourth seed Yuki, who skipped last week's Davis Cup tie in China due to a minor abdomen injury, needed one hour and 29 minutes to down Ramkumar in the all-Indian clash. Yuki earned 125 ranking points and a prize purse of $ 21,600 while Ramkumar got 75 points and $ 12,720 for his effort.  In the doubles event, comeback-man Saketh Myneni and Prajnesh Gunneswaran had to be content with a runners-up finish after losing the final  4-6, 7-5, 6-10 to Mathew Ebden and Andrew Whittington.

Red Bull's Ricciardo wins Chinese Grand Prix

shanghai: Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo celebrated with a trademark 'shoey' after winning a sensational Chinese Grand Prix in thrilling style on Sunday. The Australian carved his way through the field from sixth place, after taking on fresh tyres under a safety car, to storm to the sixth grand prix victory of his career. "I don't seem to win boring races. They're all pretty fun," said an elated Ricciardo, who filled one of his shoes with champagne on the podium and chugged it in what has become a signature 'shoey' victory celebration. C’ship leader Sebastian Vettel, who led from the pole dropped back to finish eighth. While defending world champion Lewis Hamilton crossed the line fifth but was promoted to fourth after Verstappen penalty was applied.     

 
 
 
 
 

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22 Apr 2018 | PTI | Ahmedabad

A mild tremor measuring 3.7 on the Richter scale was felt in parts of south Gujarat, including Bharuch and Surat districts, though no damage was reported, officials said...

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Prefabricated schools buildings in Kanker dist

22 Apr 2018 | Staff Reporter | Kanker

The District Project Office, Rajiv Gandhi Shiksha Mission, Kanker had given a proposal under District Mineral Fund (DMF) for installation/ construction of special prefabricated school building structure for eight Primary and one Upper Primary Schools functioning at various locations of Antagarh, officials informed. The proposal has been sanctioned and now it is intended to start the work as soon as possible and complete it before the start of new academic session,...

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