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  Newsmakers   25 Jan 2017

Newsmakers, 25 Jan 2017

Virat Kohli headlines Padma Shri awardee list

Virat Kohli and seven other sportspersons including Sakshi Malik and Dipa Karmakar were recepients of the prestigious Padma Shri award.

25 Jan 2017 6:36 PM

Meryl Streep extends her Oscar record with 20th nomination

The 67-year-old actress was nominated for best actress for her role in comedy biopic 'Florence Foster Jenkins.'

25 Jan 2017 2:21 PM

Japanese tops sumo rank for first time in 19 years

Kisenosato is the first Japanese sumo wrestler to earn the coveted rank of "Yokozuna" or 'grand champion' since 1998.

25 Jan 2017 1:34 PM

7-yr-old Bana Alabed appeals to Trump to save Aleppo children

In her letter Bana al-Abed, who was evacuated from the besieged city to Turkey in December, appealed to Trump to help the children of Syria.

25 Jan 2017 1:01 PM

'Keep America Great': Trump trademarks 2020 campaign slogan

Trump has already submitted an application to trademark the slogan he plans to use for his 2020 re-election run.

25 Jan 2017 10:55 AM


Bill Gates could become world's 1st trillionaire: Oxfam

When Gates left Microsoft in 2006, his net worth was USD 50 billion, according to Oxfam.

25 Jan 2017 9:43 AM

La La Land waltz its way into Oscars, Dev Patel roars

La La Land topped the Oscars nominations list with 14 nods tying the all-time record set by Titanic.

25 Jan 2017 4:52 AM