Federer cruises while Djokovic retires with injury

1:40 PM ET ESPN.com news services Roger Federer‘s path to his eighth Wimbledon title just became more clear. The third-seeded Federer beat Milos Raonic in straight sets on Wednesday 6-4, 6-2, 7-6. His victory came minutes after second-seeded Novak Djokovic retired from his quarterfinal match against Tomas Berdych with an injury. Djokovic, a three-time champion at the All England Club, had a trainer work on his right elbow after the…

July 12, 2017
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Djokovic retires from quarters with injury

July 12, 2017

1:19 PM ET ESPN.com news services Novak Djokovic retired from his Wimbledon quarterfinal match Wednesday against Tomas Berdych with an injury. Djokovic had received medical treatment during the match. The trainer worked on his shoulder. Djokovic lost the first set 7-6 and was trailing in the second 2-0 when he retired. He bowed out in the third round last year to American Sam Querrey, who beat Andy Murray on Wednesday…

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Central Railway Hands Over Matunga Railway Station To All Women Staffers

July 12, 2017

Mumbai: In a bid to empower women, Central Railway has appointed all ladies staff at suburban Matunga station, a senior official said. Matunga station has thus become country’s first ladies special station. Women are manning this station on the Central Railway since last two weeks, said the official. A total of 30 women staffers, including 11 booking clerks, five RPF personnel, seven ticket checkers are working under the supervision of…

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Shape-shifters Once Ruled the Planet

July 12, 2017

An artist’s impression of rangeomorphs. (Credit: Jennifer Hoyal Cuthill) Before sharks and whales ruled the seas as the biggest bad boys (and girls) of the sea, there were rangeomorphs, a bizarre plant-looking-animal-type … thing. They roamed the seas of Earth around 540 million years ago, absorbing nutrients drifting in the water. Rangeomorphs were the biggest thing in the game — and had the shape-eshifting skills to make themselves as big…

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RB Williams: Won't play for Cowboys, 3 others

12:10 PM ET ESPN.com news services Free agent running back DeAngelo Williams is still “waiting on the phone call” to join a team for the 2017 season, but there are four teams that he’d rather not hear from. Williams, who scored 17 touchdowns as Le’Veon Bell‘s back for two seasons in Pittsburgh, told ESPN’s Adam Schefter in his “Know Them From Adam” podcast that he’d rather not play for the…

July 12, 2017
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Dengue, Tuberculosis Cases On A Rise In Mumbai: Study

July 12, 2017

Mumbai: Praja Foundation, an NGO and a watchdog of civic affairs today said dengue cases have seen a massive rise of 265 per cent in Mumbai in the last five years. Dengue cases have spiralled from 4,867 in 2012-13 to 17,771 in 2016-17, the NGO said. Issuing a white paper on health, today, the NGO said, “As per the RTI data, dengue cases in government hospitals, dispensaries have increased from…

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Exclusive: Abhijeet Kumar, Co-founder, Ah! Ventures believes that exits for start-up investors is paramount

July 12, 2017

Abhijeet Kumar is an IIT graduate who did follow the path of entrepreneurship, but with a difference. Kumar started working with Deloitte straight after graduation but felt that the work wasn’t challenging enough for him which is why he considered entrepreneurship before a start-up ecosystem had evolved in the country. Ah! Ventures started in 2009 with the intention of investing in early stage start-ups in the founders’ personal capacity. In…

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Ex-NASA Scientist, Businessman Held In Hyderabad Drug Racket

July 12, 2017

Hyderabad: A former aerospace engineer of NASA was arrested today along with a businessman by the Telangana excise authorities for their alleged involvement in a high-end narcotics racket busted here last week. With the two new arrests, the total number of persons held in the racket has gone up to 12. Aerospace engineer, Dundu Anish, a US citizen, was allegedly found in possession of 16 units of LSD, a high-end…

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Sources: Knicks, Rockets working on Melo deal

July 12, 2017

11:17 AM ET ESPN.com news services The New York Knicks and Houston Rockets are working on multiple trade scenarios involving Carmelo Anthony, including some that include four teams, sources have told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Both sides are motivated to make a trade, but no agreement is imminent, sources told Wojnarowski. The Rockets have been persistent in their pursuit of Anthony, who is willing to waive his no-trade clause to join…

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