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India lose to Australia, exit Sultan Azlan Shah Cup

India lose to Australia, exit Sultan Azlan Shah Cup

Late goals from Ramandeep Singh (52', 53') were mere consolations as strikes from Captain Mark Knowles (28'), Aran Zalewski (35'), Daniel Beale (38') and Blake Govers (40') ensured that table-toppers Australia remained unbeaten. They then lost 4-0 to Australia. Australian built on their lead and dominated the proceedings, keeping the ball for longer stints finding space in the Indian circle.


India's child marriage numbers drop sharply, driving down global rate

India's child marriage numbers drop sharply, driving down global rate

South Asia has witnessed the largest decline in child marriage in the last 10 years, from a prevalence of 49 percent to 30 per cent, it said. However, there is a good news as well -According to UNICEF , 25 million child marriages were prevented in the last decade thank to the accelerated progress across the globe with the highest decline being recorded in South Asia .


After Lenin, Periyar statues, Syama Prasad Mookerjee bust damaged in Kolkata

After Lenin, Periyar statues, Syama Prasad Mookerjee bust damaged in Kolkata

Condemning the incident, State BJP general secretary Sayantan Basu said in a statement, "we demand very strong action against the culprits.We will rebuild it with more grace". The development comes a day after Vladimir Lenin's statue was pulled down in Agartala and social reformer Periyar E.V. Ramasamy's statue was vandalised in Tiruppattur, Tamil Nadu.


Kentucky Senate committee approves bill raising legal age to marry in Kentucky

Kentucky Senate committee approves bill raising legal age to marry in Kentucky

The bill is sponsored by Republican Rep. Cheri Steinmetz, of Lingle. Senate bill 48 would ban county clerks from issuing marriage licenses to anyone 16-years-old and younger. It said the law, which would take effect July 1, would help clear up potential confusion for parents because multiple types of auto seats are on the market.


Daesh-linked suspects arrested in Ankara

Daesh-linked suspects arrested in Ankara

Embassy. All detainees are citizens of Syria. Responding to a question on the detaining of suspects during the investigation process, Nauert said: "If it helps thwart something that could have happened, we would certainly thank them for that".


Trump Triples Down on Trade War Talk

Trump Triples Down on Trade War Talk

North Korea and United States trade were the focus of talks between President Donald Trump and Sweden's Prime Minister Stefan Lofven. "The WH has tremendous energy...so many people want to come in...everybody wants to be there, and they love this White House ", @POTUS says, disputing known challenges administration has in recruiting new personnel for West Wing as exodus publicly chronicled.