#NewsInTweets: Sania-Rohan In Tennis Semis, Vikas Krishnan In Boxing Quarters At Rio

Posted on August 13, 2016 in News

By YKA Staff:

What’s the latest around the world today? Curated for you from the interwebz, here’s a quick morning fix to keep you updated. In 140 characters at that! Presenting, #NewsInTweets:

1. Sania Mirza and Rohan Bopanna enter tennis semis at #Rio2016, Vikas Krishnan qualifies for boxing quarterfinals. Sprinter Dutee Chand fails to qualify.

2. Bihar Assembly to hold special session to clear GST Bill.

3. Arvind Kejriwal assigns top ministers to Gujarat and Goa. They will spend 15 days a month each in the states assigned to them.

4. Lok Sabha worked for 110% of its scheduled time this Monsoon Session, and Rajya Sabha worked for 99% of its scheduled time. These figures have been shared by the government.

5. Two killed, seven injured in a suspected militant attack in Assam.

6. ISIS abducts 2,000 civilians in North Syria to reportedly use as “human shields”.

7. Curfew continues in Kashmir for the 36th day.

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