Tuesday, October 27, 2015

3rd India-Africa forum summit

India-Africa Forum Summit Begins in Delhi

The third India-Africa Forum Summit began on Mondaywith a meeting among the senior officials of the host nation and 54 countries from the African continent.The two previous India-Africa summits were held in 2008 and 2011, in New Delhi and Addis Ababa but with only representative participation from African countries. The actual summit this time among the leaders is scheduled on October 29.

National Indian Arts Awards 2015

Dr MN Nandakumara and Sivasakthi Sivanesan-Lifetime Achievement Award and Sangeet Acharya Ratna Award 
 Mrs Pushkala Gopal-Nritya Acharya Award  
Jasdeep Singh Degun-Tarang Musician of the year 
Sanjuran Keerthikumar-Samyo Musician of the Year 
Yarline Thanabalasingham-Young Musician of the Year
Parbati Chaudhury-Young Dancer of the Year

Hero Women’s Indian Open 2015

Rookie Emily Kristine Pedersen’s first trip to India turned out be a memorable one as she fended off a strong challenge from Cheyenne Woods, Becky Morgan and Malene Jorgensen, carding one over 73 to win her maiden European title after the final round of the Hero Women’s Indian Open 2015 held at DLF Golf and Country Club in Gurgaon.

2015 Archery World Cup

India’s ace women archer Deepika Kumari has won the Silver medal in recurve event at the 2015 Archery World Cup Final held in Mexico City. In the final match, South Korea’s Choi Misun defeated Deepika Kumari and won the gold medal by 6-2 score. This was Deepika’s fourth World Cup Final silver medal Earlier, Abhishek Verma won Silver Medal in the event and became 1st Indian..

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