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News Digest

News Digest – January 27-February 2, 2019

Round-up: Top 10 Important News Events

January 27

  • Novak Djokovic beats Rafael Nadal to win Australian Open men’s final.
  • Saina Nehwal wins Indonesia Masters 2019 women’s singles championship after Carolina Marin withdraws with an injury midway during the first game.
  • Two bombs at a Roman Catholic cathedral in southern Philippines killed 20 people and injured dozens more.
  • Pakistan skipper Sarfraz Ahmed gets four match ban over racist comments against Andile Phehlukwayo during Pakistan’s second One Day International against South Africa in Durban. 

January 29

  • Socialist leader George Fernandes, 88, dies following prolonged illness.
  • Suman Kumari becomes Pakistan’s first Hindu woman judge.

January 31

  • Haryana crowned Pro Wrestling League 4 Champions.

February 1

  • Interim Finance Minister Piyush Goyal presents Narendra Modi government’s sixth and final budget.
  • Rishi Kumar Shukla appointed new CBI chief.
  • Russia suspends the Cold War-era Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces Treaty with the US.

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