India's exposure to US government securities rose sharply to a high of $144.7 billion at the end of 2017, according to latest official data.The country remained the 12th largest overseas holder of such securities, just behind oil-rich Saudi Arabia, whose holding stood at $147.4 billion in December 2017. India has been. . . . .
Shahzar Rizvi clinched the gold medal with a world record score in his maiden ISSF World Cup appearance in Guadalajara, Mexico. Rizvi shot a world record 242.3 in the 10-meter air pistol event’s final to beat reigning Olympic champion, Christian Reitz of Germany, to win the top prize. India's shooting star Manu. . . . .
The first ever screen acting course for actors from Nepal at the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) Pune has concluded. Eminent filmmaker and FTII alumnus Subhash Ghai presented certificates to the visiting actors. The visiting actors comprising 12 men and 8 women are top-ranking stars of Nepal. They have established. . . . .
The 90th Annual Academy Awards known as Oscar Awards were held at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles, the USA. Jimmy Kimmel hosted the ceremony for the second year in a row. He has become the first host since Billy Crystal to do so. Here are all the winners from the 90th Academy Awards:: Best Picture: The Shape. . . . .