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India win fourth U19 World Cup

INDIA V AUSTRALIA SCORECARD

Manjot Kalra's unbeaten century anchored his side's win, reaching his century off 101 balls, and included eight fours and three sixes.

India bowled Australia out for 216 in 47.2 overs, as seamers Ishan Porel and Kamlesh Nagarkoti and spinners Anukul Roy and Shiva Singh all took two wickets apiece.

Man hit by train in quest for perfect selfie

Gym trainer T Siva ignored warnings from a person nearby and the train driver while filming near Borabanda railway station on 21 January.

Mr Siva survived but has suffered head injuries, according to South Central Railways Police.

He has appeared in court and been fined 500 rupees ($7.87, £5.50).

The 21-second-long video was shared thousands of times on Facebook on Wednesday. In it, Mr Siva is seen standing in the foreground as an MMTS train approaches.

Cardiac surgeons to visit Port Moresby

The team from SAL Hospital, India, will be in Port Moresby and will be operating on patients who require complicated cardiac surgeries like coronary artery bypass graft (CABG), left ventricular repair, valve replacements, atrial septal defect (ASD) and ventricular septal defect closure, PDA closure, bental procedure, etc…

Netanyahu and Modi praise 'new era' in India -Israel ties

The deals were announced after Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu held talks with his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi in Delhi on Monday.

Mr Modi said he wanted Israeli defence companies to invest in India.

Mr Netanyahu's visit comes a year after Mr Modi became the first Indian prime minister to visit Israel.

He arrived in Delhi on Sunday for a six-day visit along with a 130-member business delegation.

The two countries also signed deals where they agreed to cooperate in areas including cyber-defence, security and science.

South Africa dismantle India

Having dismissed India for 209 in the first innings, South Africa resumed on 65-2 with no play possible on day three, but quickly slumped to 130 all out, Mohammed Shami (3-28) and Jasprit Bumrah (3-39) the pick of their bowlers as India had the scent of victory in their nostrils.

The tourists' target of 208 soon seemed out of reach, however, as the Proteas blitzed through India's batting line-up, even without Steyn - whose comeback was curtailed by a heel injury.

PNG can learn from Indian uni: Maru

This was one of the take backs from Minister for Planning, Monitoring and Implementation, Richard Maru’s trip to India late last month.

He said the country can learn from the Indira Gandhi National Open University, which will allow for more Grade 12 school leavers to obtain higher education learning.

“They have six million students who don’t go to a campus to go to school. They are doing degrees and masters programs and PhDs from their homes,” said Maru.

India woman burned to death during argument in Hyderabad

Sandhya Rani, a 25-year-old receptionist, was on her way home when she was attacked at about 18:00 local time (12:30 GMT) on Thursday, police told the BBC.

People rushed to help Ms Rani but she died on her way to hospital.

The accused, Karthik Vanga, 28, is a former colleague.

He used to work in the same company as Ms Rani until a few months ago, police told the BBC.

When he approached her on Thursday, the two were seen arguing before the man pulled out a can of kerosene, poured the fuel on her and set her alight, police alleged.

India happiness minister sought as murder suspect in Madhya Pradesh

They are hunting Lal Singh Arya, 53, who has been missing since Tuesday when a court ordered his arrest.

He is a suspect in the murder of an opposition politician in 2009 and has previously denied the charges.

Madhya Pradesh is the first and only state to have a department of happiness to boost the wellbeing of citizens.

Delegation meets with data intelligence firm

The PNG delegation met the company on day two of its fact-finding mission.

SocialCops informed the PNG delegation that 90 percent of the world's data was created in the last two years.

They said an abundance of data already exists on PNG and is accessible both online and offline from international and local sources.

These primary data can be sourced from census, ministry reports and new monitoring mechanisms and can be used to track the progress of the Government's goals such as Vision 2050, Alotau Accord II and the Sustainable Development Goals.

PNG - A tourism goldmine

Merzban Majoo is a senior vice president of BLS International Group, one of the world's leading brands in government to citizen services and is present in 61 countries. He said PNG's dynamic cultures, festivals, exotic flora and fauna easily make PNG a tourism goldmine.