Top 5 Events Of The Week .

TOP EVENTS OF THIS WEEK

1. More Medals for India


Saina bagged the bronze medal when her opponent – Xin Wang – who is currently world no. 2, withdrew from the bronze medal contest. Vijay Kumar clinched the second place in the 25m rapid-fire event.
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2. U.N. General Assembly to ask Assad to step down


Arab countries went ahead with a symbolic U.N. General Assembly resolution that has asked Syrian President Bashar Assad to resign and turn over his power to a transitional government.
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3. Tennis at Olympics


Murray beat Federer 6-2, 6-1, 6-4 for the men’s singles title at the Olympics while Serena Williams beat Maria Sharapova 6-0, 6-1 to claim gold in the women’s singles title.
France’s Jo-Wilfried Tsonga finally beat Canadian Milos Raonic 6-3, 3-6, 25-23 in the longest three-set match in Olympic tennis history. With this win Tsonga entered the round of 16.

Meanwhile, the seventh-seeded pair of Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna went down 6-3, 6-4 to Richard Gasquet and Julien Benneteau of France in the doubles pre-quarterfinals.

Paes and Vardhan lost 6-7, 6-4, 4-6 to France’s Tsonga and Llodra in the men’s doubles second round.

Leander Paes and Sania Mirza were knocked out in the mixed doubles quarter-finals, 5-7, 6-7 to the pair of Max Mirnyi and Victoria Azarenka from Belarus who were seeded 1 at the Games.

Murray beat Federer 6-2, 6-1, 6-4 for the men’s singles title at the Olympics while Serena Williams beat Maria Sharapova 6-0, 6-1 to claim gold in the women’s singles title.

4. Black out strikes back, 20 states under power cut.


In one of the most embarrassing cases of power failure within our country, half of India went powerless as the Northern; North Eastern and Eastern grids collapsed causing complete failure of electricity supply in over 20 Indian states and affecting millions of people.
In one of the most embarrassing cases of power failure within our country, half of India went powerless as the Northern; North Eastern and Eastern grids collapsed causing complete failure of electricity supply in over 20 Indian states and affecting millions of people.

States affected by the failure include Delhi, Haryana, Punjab, Rajasthan, J&K, Bihar, Orissa, Jharkhand, West Bengal, Uttar Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand etc.

The power collapse brought to halt approximately 300 electric trains including Shatabadi and Rajdhani. Around two and a half dozen generators were deployed to continue work at Indira Gandhi International Airport.

As per R K Nayak, Chairman Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd, the problem was too difficult to be located as a result of a complex network.

The grid is considered as one of the biggest power trips ever in the country and also the world.

5. Pune blasts: well-planned attack, admit police.


Investigators are trying to find out the source of the explosives used in the attack. The material used suggests it was a well-planned attack operated perhaps by a terror group.

Police forces are investigating the four low-intensity explosions that took place in Pune. The crowded area of Junglee Maharaj Road was attacked today.

Investigators are trying to find out the source of the explosives used in the attack. The material used suggests that it was a well-planned attack operated perhaps by a terror group.

Forensic experts, who visited the four sites, are closely examining the detonators and ball bearings used in the bombs. There was a fifth bomb that was defused and is also being examined for leads.

Dayanand Patil who was injured and was carrying one of the devices is being interrogated.

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