Thursday, September 6, 2012

Chinese Defence Minister's India visit

General Liang Guanglie, Chinese Defence Minister on his visit to India discussed defence issues and military exchanges and cooperation with his Indian counterpart A.K. Antony. They agreed to enhance and maintain peace and tranquillity on the border, India and China decided to conduct the next round of joint military exercises at the earliest. A.K. Antony accepted General Liang’s invitation to visit Beijing next year.

Buchi Babu championship

Karnataka won Buchi Babu all-India cricket tournament outshining Kerala's commendable fight in the final. Last year also Kerala gave a decent fight to Maharashtra who won the championship. This tournament is to honour Mothavarapu Buchi Babu Naidu (1868–1908). Who was an Indian socialite and cricket pioneer who organised cricket clubs for native Indians. He is considered to be the "father of Madras cricket" and founded the annual Madras Presidency Matches, the first of which was held shortly after his death.

RIL is now in Dubai Mercantile Exchange

Reliance Industries Ltd. (RIL) has got listed on the Dubai Mercantile Exchange (DME). RIL is now the first major Indian firm to participate directly in a global oil futures market. DME is one of the fastest growing mercantile exchanges in the world. By this move Mukesh Ambani group company achieves one more milestone in terms of international presence.

Girisha wins silver at Paralympic Games

Girisha Hosanagara Nagarajegowda, 24-year-old from Karnataka, won silver in the men’s high jump F42 event in London Paralympic Games 2012. Iliesa Delana of Fiji won the gold, while Lukasz Mamczarz of Poland settled for bronze finished on the same height of 1.74m. The medals were determined by the number of jumps.

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