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15th international bridge championship in New Delhi

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New Delhi, Sep 7: Tech giants HCL on Thursday announced the 15th International Bridge Championship from September 12 at the JW Marriott Hotel here.

The championship is expected to witness 700 players (132 teams) and 20 international teams from countries like Israel, Sweden, Denmark, Egypt, Russia and Poland.

Noted players Giorgio Duboin from Italy (World No.20), and Norberto Bocchi from Italy (World No.30), top women’s female duo, Hila Levi and Adi Asulin from Isreal are expected to take part in the tournament.

Commenting on the championsip, Kiran Nadar, director, HCL corporation said: “Contrary to popular belief, Bridge has very little to do with luck and more to do with strategy and communication. All over the world, leaders in the field of business, politics or sports are known to play and love this game. The game, however, is not as popular in India as in other countries like USA or UK.

“In order to revive the interest in this game, HCL has been supporting it since 2003. Every year, HCL has upped the level of the championship and increased the prize purse, encouraging more national and international participation. We hope that our sustained efforts will go a long way in promoting the game in India.”

The event will feature five categories — Team of Four Gold, Team of Four Silver, Open Pairs, Swiss Pairs and IMP Pairs categories.

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Republic Day: CRPF has given 45 companies to Delhi Police, informs DG

Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) has provided 45 companies to Delhi Police on the occasion of Republic Day, of which 13 companies are of Rapid Action Force (RAF).”

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New Delhi, Jan 25 : Central Reserve Police Force, Director General AP Maheshwari wished the countrymen on the occasion of 72nd Republic Day.

He further informed that CRPF has provided 45 companies to Delhi Police of which are 13 companies are of Rapid Action Force. DG AP Maheshwari said, “On the occasion of Republic Day, I would like to wish all the countrymen on behalf of CRPF. We have developed a new technology by inducting night vision and day vision device which is called fusion monocular. This assists the soldiers in a clear vision during both day and night time.

Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) has provided 45 companies to Delhi Police on the occasion of Republic Day, of which 13 companies are of Rapid Action Force (RAF).”

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Delhi Lt. Governor’s message to citizens on 72nd Republic Day

Entire nation will be celebrating the 72nd Republic Day tomorrow.

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Delhi L-G Anil Baijal

New Delhi, Jan 25 : Lieutenant Governor of Delhi, Anil Baijal has extended his warm greetings and good wishes to the people of Delhi and nation ahead of the 72nd anniversary of Indian Republic.

LG said that with ten months of determined efforts against COVID-19, today we are moving towards restoring normalcy in all the areas.

On this occasion, he particularly appreciated and thanked the efforts made by all the corona warriors, doctors, administrative officers, health workers, teachers, police, armed forces and Para Military forces, civil defence volunteers.

Entire nation will be celebrating the 72nd Republic Day tomorrow.

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Lalu Prasad ‘stable and recovering’, to undergo CT scan

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Incarcerated RJD President Lalu Prasad will undergo a CT scan on Friday to ascertain his exact health condition even as a senior officer said he was “stable and recovering”.

An official at the Hotwar jail in Ranchi said that the former Bihar Chief Minister’s health had caused concern after he complained of uneasiness in breathing on Thursday evening. Subsequently, a team of doctors from Ranchi’s Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences examined the RJD leader.

Jharkhand Health Minister Banna Gupta also rushed to the RIMS and met with the doctors treating the veteran politician. Jharkhand Inspector General of Police (Jails) Birendra Bhushon said that Lalu Prasad’s health had deteriorated on Thursday but was now “recovering and stable”. Earlier, Lalu Prasad also underwent a Covid test and was found negative.

Lalu Prasad is suffering from kidney ailment, besides diabetes and high blood pressure. The RIMS doctors have diagnosed that his kidneys are damaged to the extent of 75 per cent. Doctors could go for a dialysis if his kidneys’ functioning deteriorated further.

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