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September 9, 2020

US Open: Victoria Azarenka advances to semi-finals, sets up clash with Serena Williams

New York , September 10 (ANI): Victoria Azarenka has cruised into the semi-finals of the US Open after a dominating win over Elise Mertens.In the quarter-final match, Azarenka claimed a 6-1, 6-0 win over her opponent. With this win, Azarenka has set up a clash against Serena Williams, who had defeated Tsvetana Pironkova to advance in the competition.Azarenka has lost two heartbreaking US Open finals to Williams -- in 2012 and 2013. She is excited for the semi-final against Williams and looking at it as an "amazing…

IPL anthem original, shocked by plagiarism claim: Composer Pranav Ajayrao Malpe

By Baidurjo BhoseNew Delhi , September 10 (ANI): The composer of this year's Indian Premier League (IPL) anthem Pranav Ajayrao Malpe has clarified that there is no truth behind rapper Krishna Kaul's allegation that the song is a copy of his 2017 track titled 'Dekh Kaun Aaya Wapas'.The theme song of the 2020 edition of the league 'Aayenge Hum Waapas' goes with the current condition across the world with people looking to return to normalcy after the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. The tagline goes: "The greater the…

Dominic Thiem becomes first Austrian to reach US Open semi-finals

New York , September 10 (ANI): Dominic Thiem on Thursday became the first Austrian ever to reach the semifinals of the US Open.In the quarter-final match against Alex de Minaur, Thiem secured a 6-1, 6-2, 6-4 win over his opponent. De Minaur, 21, was bidding to become the youngest US Open semifinalist since Juan Martin del Potro in 2009.Thiem will now take on Daniil Medvedev in the semi-final of the competition. "I had a great feeling from the first moment on. There is no Roger, Rafa, Novak, but there is Daniil, Sascha and…

Chennai International Airport resumes ‘safe’ operations with COVID-19 prevention protocols

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) , September 10 (ANI): While the Airports Authority of India (AAI) has been endeavouring a safe, COVID-free environment across the country, Chennai International Airport has resumed safe operations amid the COVID-19 pandemic.According to the airport officials, with relaxation in movement norms, there has been an increase in Chennai based flight operations.The airport is focussing on its re-equipped entry protocols with touchless points, hand hygiene and thorough disinfection of travellers luggage.…

Ladakh reports 40 more COVID-19 cases

Leh (Ladakh) , September 10 (ANI): Ladakh has reported 40 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday.According to the Department of Information and Public Relations, the Union Territory has reported 40 new COVID-19 cases."The total number of cases stands at 3,142 including 778 active cases and 2,329 recoveries," said the Department."As many as 41 patients have been cured and discharged," it added. (ANI)
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