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- Indian Pistol Shooter Jitu Rai won Bronze in Men’s 10m Air Pistol category and Heena Sidhu bagged a Bronze too in Women’s 10m Air Pistol category at the 10th Asian Championship 2017. India has won total 17 medals so far having 4 gold, 6 silver and 7 bronze.
- Popular Online Dictionary ‘Merriam-Webster’ has dubbed ‘feminism’ as the word of the year as people have looked for the word 70% more in 2017 than the previous year. This particular word has been in this dictionary’s annual Top 10 list for the last few years consistently. This year especially because of the #MeToo movement getting too much popular, millions of women began sharing their stories and thus the word topped at the online searches.
- Indian batsman Rohit Sharma created a record of being the only cricketer of the world to score 3 double centuries in One day Internationals. He is also the 3rd Indian and 1st captain to score a double hundred in the one day cricket. He scored unbeaten 208 runs against Sri Lanka in the second ODI.
- WPP owned advertising agency Ogilvy India announced that creative director cum executive chairman of the company, Piyush Pandey and film director Prasoon Pandey will be honoured with the Lion of St.Mark, the Cannes Lions’ Lifetime Achievement Award. It is the highest honour bestowed upon the creative geniuses of the communication industry by the Cannes Festival Authority. These two are the first Asians to win this award.
- Egypt’s first Nuclear Plant named ‘The Dabba Nuclear Plant’ is to be completed by 2029. Russia and Egypt have signed an agreement in this regard for the state-owned Rosatom to construct this plant.
- Rajasthan has become the first Indian state to provide free e-mail ID in Hindi (email@example.com) to its residents in order to draw millions of users who are actually not comfortable in English.
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