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GK OF DATE : 21-08-2018

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Vinesh Phogat won gold in 50 kg Freestyle Wrestling at Asian games 2018. She overpowered Japan’s Yuki Irie and scored 6-2. By winning the event, Vinesh became the first female wrestler from the country to win a gold medal at any Asian Games event ever.  In women’s 57 kg category, Pooja Dhanda lost to North Korea’s Jong Myong Suk securing 0-10. In women’s 62 kg category,  Sakshi lost to Aisuluu Tynybekova of Kyrgyzstan securing 7-8.
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Pakistan’s newly elected Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi extended the hand of friendship. He offered an Uninterrupted dialogue. This talk is aimed to resolve all outstanding issues so that peace can be maintained between the countries. He also said that Pakistan is interested in resolving the Kashmir issue and to rebuild ties with eastern and western neighbours and to create peace in the region.  Mr.Qureshi welcomed the wishes from India’s External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj. He said Pakistan will bilaterally try to resolve all issues with Afghanistan as it will be working through socio-economic development.
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Maruti Suzuki launched a new version of Ciaz 2018 with prices starting from Rs.8.19 lakh. The mid-sized sedan is designed with a new 1.5-litre K15 petrol engine along with smart hybrid technology featuring a lithium-ion battery. Manual, as well as automatic transmissions, are available for the petrol version. The price of the manual variants of the petrol version is between Rs.8.19 lakh and Rs.9.97 lakh and the automatic transmission version is between Rs.9.8 lakh and Rs.10.97 lakh. The fuel efficiency of the newly launched Ciaz will be 21.56 km/litre.  The diesel versions of the same would continue to be powered by the original 1.3-litre diesel engine with hybrid technology. It would be priced between Rs.9.19 lakh and Rs.10.97 lakh.
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M.K.Stalin, the working president of DMK is likely to be elected as the President of DMK party in Tamil Nadu. The official announcement will be made in DMK general council which will be meeting on 28th August 2018. After the demise of the veteran leader M. Karunanidhi, former CM of Tamil Nadu and President of DMK party, K.Anbazhagan, DMK general secretary, announced that the general council of the party would elect the president and treasurer of the party. Duraimurugan, DMK’s principal secretary is likely to be elected as the treasurer.  To condole the death of the great leader M. Karunanidhi, the party is currently holding a series of meeting at various centres in Tamil Nadu. The national leaders are expected to participate at a public meeting in Chennai on August 31.


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