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FIFA U-17 World Cup: Brazil beat Honduras, enter quarters
Oct 18, 2017 22:21 IST
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what happened: Brenner and Marcus Antonio guided Brazil to a 3-0 win over Honduras in their pre-quarterfinal clash.
what it means: Brazil dominated the game completely and two goals by Brenner and one by Marcos Antonio helped them in reaching the quarter-finals of the FIFA U-17 World Cup after a 3-0 victory over Honduras.
what next: Brazil will face Germany in the quarters on October 22 in Kolkata.
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De Villiers steers South Africa to series win vs Bangladesh
Oct 18, 2017 21:44 IST
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what happened: South Africa beat Bangladesh by 104 runs in the 2nd ODI at Paarl to clinch the series 2-0.
what it means: De Villiers smashed his highest ODI score of 176 off 104 balls as South Africa posted 353/6 in 50 overs. In reply, Bangladesh were bowled out for 249 in 47.5 overs.
what next: The third and final, but inconsequential, ODI will be played on East London on Sunday.
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Stolen car was not in parking lot: Anil Baijal to Kejriwal
Oct 18, 2017 13:57 IST
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what happened: L-G responds to Arvind Kejriwal's criticism of Delhi's law and order after the CM's car was stolen.
what it means: Baijal says he hopes the CM would cooperate with police, even as the tussle over who's in control of Delhi continues between Kejriwal and the L-G --- a representative of the Centre.
what next: Will Kejriwal join cops in spreading awareness about parking as suggested by L-G? Spotlight on CM.
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Prez Xi Jinping lays out vision for China's Communist Party
Oct 18, 2017 13:43 IST
Reuters
what happened: President Xi opens a party Congress, pledging to build a 'modern socialist country' for a 'new era'.
what it means: Xi says by 2050 China would become a 'strong power' with leading influence on the world stage. But he signalled there would be no political reforms.
what next: Will Xi stay on in leadership capacity after his 2nd term ends in 2022? Focus is on any such move.