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Novak Djokovic wins fourth Mubadala World Tennis Championship title

Serbia's Novak Djokovic kisses the trophy after he defeated South Africa's Kevin Anderson in the final.(AP) Abu Dhabi, December 30: World number one Novak Djokovic won a fourth Mubadala World Tennis Championship title on Saturday, coming back from a set down to beat Kevin Anderson 4-6, 7-5, 7-5. Djokovic claimed victory on a fifth match point against his South African opponent who won the pre-season exhibition tournament in 2018. Wimbledon and US Open champion Djokovic now heads to neighbouring Doha where he will be top seed at the Qatar Open...
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Man City bounce back to beat Saints and close on Liverpool

Manchester City's Sergio Aguero celebrates with team mates after scoring their third goal. London, December 30: Manchester City bounced back from two consecutive defeats to beat Southampton 3-1 on Sunday and cut the gap on Premier League leaders Liverpool to seven points before the top two meet on Thursday. Pep Guardiola's champions needed to regain their footing after stumbling against Crystal Palace and Leicester, and did so with strikes from David Silva, Sergio Aguero and James Ward-Prowse's own goal at St. Mary's. Charlie Austin should have put Southampton ahead but...
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New Zealand beat Sri Lanka by 423 runs to take Test series

Christchurch, December 30: New Zealand beat Sri Lanka by a colossal 423-run margin in the second Test in Christchurch on Sunday to take the series 1-0. Sri Lanka resumed the fifth day at 231 for six, and Trent Boult and Neil Wagner snapped up the last three wickets in just 14 deliveries. The injured Angelo Mathews, who retired hurt on Saturday with a hamstring strain, did not resume his innings. The victory gave New Zealand a fourth consecutive series win for the first time in their 88-year Test history, after...
Nagaland

State BJP observes Good Governance Day

Dimapur, December 30: The BJP Nagaland state held a preparatory meeting for national convention and Good Governance Day on December 29 at the state head office Kohima. In the programme, Nagaland BJP president and Minister for Higher Education and Technical, Temjen Imna Along said Nagaland BJP is a national party with a regional outlook. He encouraged the party workers to leave aside the differences and work together for stronger prospect. Imna also stressed on the Good Governance Day saying, "A person's birthday is decided by God not man." Thus India...
Nagaland

Baking training conducted

Dimapur, December 30: Pro Rural in collaboration with Quest Alliance, Accenture and Assisi Vocational Training Centre has successfully completed the first baking training. The students who enrolled for 'Skills to Succeed' project went through soft skills and technical skills for self-employment. The 2 months skills to succeed course targeted unemployed youths to give training on self-employment along with Quest Alliance inputs relevant for self-employment generation. Besides the Pro Rural training staff, some experts were hired for technical skills. Renphamo Ezung, winner of Naga Chef Season 4, 2016 and the owner...
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