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Confederations Cup: Claudio Bravo helps Chile reach final
Jun 29, 2017 09:42 IST
By Sidharth Gulati
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what happened: Chile beat Portugal 3-0 in a penalty shootout to advance into the final of 2017 Confederations Cup.
what it means: Claudio Bravo stopped Portugal’s first three spot kicks from Quaresma, Joao Moutinho and Nani while Chile converted their first three kicks to win the clash of South American and European champions.
what next: Chile will face either Germany or Mexico, who meet on Thursday, in Sunday’s final in St Petersburg.
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BHU centennial year commemorative postage stamp released
Jun 28, 2017 22:41 IST
By Sudhir Kumar
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what happened: Union Minister Manoj Sinha released Banaras Hindu University centennial year commemorative stamp.
what it means: The globally famous Varanasi institution celebrated its centennial year between February 2016 and March 2017. Many events were organised in this period. BHU was founded by Madan Mohan Malaviya.
what next: Sinha asked postal department to start 'my stamp (personalised)' facility from July.
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Two policemen among six charged over Hillsborough disaster
Jun 28, 2017 16:39 IST
By Bhargab Sarmah
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what happened: Two former senior police officers are among six people charged over the 1989 Hillsborough disaster.
what it means: 96 people had died in the tragedy during the FA Cup semi-final between Liverpool and Nottingham Forest at Sheffield Wednesday’s Hillsborough football ground in 1989.
what next: The defendants have been asked to appear before the Warrington magistrates court on August 9.
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Sanjay Dutt will play a pivotal role in Alia-Varun's film
Jun 28, 2017 16:27 IST
By Shreya Mukherjee
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what happened: Sanjay Dutt has been approached by the makers and if all goes well, he will soon sign the film.
what it means: Titled Shiddat, this is Alia Bhatt and Varun Dhawan's fourth film together. Directed by Abhishek Varman, it also stars Aditya Roy Kapoor.
what next: The film produced by Karan Johar goes on floor next year.