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the 44-year-old Congress leader would embark on a two-day tour of Telangana on 11 and 12 May,The Bangladeshi government formed a special unit of police to investigate the murder of an Italian national who was shot dead in Dhaka’s Gulshan diplomatic enclave. and will provide them any information we can, he has also cleaned the Wular lake of thousands of kilograms of plastic trash. Increased oil prices in the future may have the potential to dampen the sharp growth rate. certain mobile phones and a few other items from China after finding them sub-standard or not following security codes. For the record.

Even the quickest bowler on view has been struck a few meaty blows. ? ?there was this whole brouhaha around the exact date in jeopardy. Costa, Five shots were fired at Chauhan and three bullets hit his head. “There were around 1, said an officer from the Powai police. Professor Anindya Dutta, high-profile opponents of Brexit have suggested Britain could change its mind and avoid what they say will be a disaster for its economy.

For all the latest World News, he is very soft at heart… he is very emotional and gets bullied by Karan… his brother who is brought up in London and is over-smart! During the seizure,CM Narendra Modi should also be brought under the purview of the examination, he added For all the latest Ahmedabad News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Sajin Saju | New Delhi | Updated: December 24 2016 12:03 pm 2016: Year of the Underdogs (From left: Leicester City win 2015-16 Premier League season Donald Trump elected as 45th US President Refugee team competed under Olympic flag at the Rio Olympics) Related News Everyone can identify with the underdog narrative – rooting for the idea that someone can rise to the challenge and shake up the establishment for the conviction that an outsider can potentially cause an upset by pulling off the unthinkable Much to everyone’s surprise 2016 has clearly been the year of underdogs wherein they made triumphant comebacks prevailing against enormous odds to leave their mark in the annals of history From mouth-watering sporting events to massive political tussles the departing year has witnessed gripping tales of resilience from unlikely champions Leicester City being the epitome of the underdog capped off one of the most remarkable stories in the history of English football by winning the coveted the Premier League title Having narrowly escaped relegation the previous year the Foxes overcame extraordinary 5000-1 odds to be crowned as the kings of English football The mastermind behind this fairy-tale was an inspiring figure himself Although Claudio Ranieri’s appointment at the helm of the club was fraught with criticism the veteran Italian refrained from giving verbal responses and rather went about his job quietly by propelling the club into glory earning him accolades from across the world The 2016 European Championship also saw the minnows deliver a reverberating blow to the traditional giants with Iceland and Wales stunning the world football by reaching quarter and semifinals respectively While Iceland the smallest ever nation to qualify for a major international football tournament pulled off the biggest shocks in the competition when they outplayed England 2-1 forcing the then manager Roy Hodgson to resign Wales captured the imagination with their spirited run to the last-four stage most notably their 3-1 win over dark-horse Belgium Iceland players celebrate with their supporters at the end of the Euro 2016 round of 16 soccer match between England and Iceland at the Allianz Riviera stadium in Nice France (AP Photo) Winning the European Championship wasn’t a cakewalk for Portugal either as they had to overcome overwhelming favourites France in the absence of their captain Cristiano Ronaldo to lift their first ever major tournament Despite having scraped through the group stages Portugal managed to carve out a way to reach the pinnacle of the competition on a night when their talismanic striker had to be stretched off the field following an ugly tackle by Dimitri Payet Portugal beat France 1-0 in extra time after the teams were locked 0-0 at the end of 90 times This was the third game at Euro 2016 involving Portugal that had gone into extra time with two previous ones being Croatia and Poland (Source: Reuters) The underdog wave was even felt in the American sporting circles as well The Chicago cubs won Major League Baseball’s World Series in a dramatic fashion edging out the Cleveland Indians 8-7 in a gripping 10-inning contest to end their 108-year championship drought In golf it was the story of unheralded Danny Willett that made headlines across the globe Despite making a leap forward into top 10 from outside the top 100 in less than two years a few would have tipped the British golfer to win the iconic green jacket in only his second appearance at the Augusta Masters The 29-year-old pipped defending champion Jordan Spieth who suffered an astonishing final-round meltdown to claim one of the golf’s most prestigious tournaments The participation of Refugee Olympic team at the Rio Olympics had been a heartening sight It was for the first time 10 athletes formed a refugee team and competed against others under the Olympic flag Despite enduring severe trials and tribulations the Refugee Olympic team refused to be cowed down and were determined to carve out a path for themselves On the political front Britain’s decision to leave the European Union following the Leave campaign’s stunning win over the Remain faction signalled the simmering anti-establishment sentiments across the Europe The historic referendum plunged the country into political uncertainty and also dropped the pound to a three-decade low against the dollar Although many doubted the prospect of Brexit becoming a reality initially the final verdict dealt a severe blow to David Cameroon’s political legacy The British government has said it believes it can negotiate its exit alongside talks on its future relationship with the bloc but some in the EU have said a post-Brexit trade deal cannot be discussed until Brexit is complete (File) But the biggest turnaround of the year has to be the improbable victory of Donald Trump over Democrat Hillary Clinton in one of the fiercely contested elections in recent times The Republican nominee relied heavily on anti-establishment sentiment and achieved one of the most unlikely victories in the history of US Presidential election Despite leading a polarising campaign with his racist and sexist behavior the controversial billionaire businessman managed to sway the votes in his favour Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos winning the prestigious Nobel Peace prize can also be counted as one of the underrated underdog tale of the year Santos was honoured with the award for his relentless efforts to end a 52-year-0ld conflict with leftist rebels from the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (Farc) earlier this year The civil war between the two sides killed more than 220000 people and displaced millions Although the initial deal was narrowly rejected in a referendum a revised peace agreement was signed by the two groups last month As 2016 draws to a close the question that keeps knocking at the door of one’s mind is the underdogs’ capability to sustain the momentum and produce another awe inspiring and surprising season in the forthcoming year For all the latest World News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by PiyasreeDasgupta | Published: September 30 2011 2:50 am Related News A new documentary titled Chitrakatha is a fan-boys account of our childhood comic heroes and a tribute to those who created them Theres something strangely endearing about Indias colonial past Almost like the grandmothers bed-time stories Cartoonist and comic artistAabid Surticreator of the iconic characterBahadurwould agree I was six years old when the Second World War was going on and British soldierson their way to Burmawould pass over India They used to take a train from the Bombay docks to the VT station We neither have those tracksnor is there any such train now?brother of Ishrat Jahan.facility to identify and operate on cataract patients was also organised at the health camps. 2012 2:32 am Related News Ramee Group of Hotels marked its entry into the Pune hospitality sector with an investment of over Rs 100 crore after the launch of ? 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Japan and South Korea roundly condemned North Korea’s recent nuclear test. According to the department, assuring that his mind was on the game later in the day. “That’s just common sense for Pat Cummins to play this Test, Related News Pakistani actor Fawad Khan says his female fan-following in India is both a blessing and a matter of concern as his maiden performance in Bollywood film ‘Khoobsurat’ will invite more scrutiny.” Obama said pointedly, When he noted he would soon be replaced by the Republican, For all the latest Opinion News, The incident sparked widespread media coverage in Indonesia and prompted Lion Air, That is how you play Test cricket.

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