1. A surprising 80% individuals surveyed either did not have health insurance
  2. A glimpse of inauguration of Hira Sweets, A-2 Kirti Nagar, (Metro Pillar No. 329), New Delhi-110015 on October 07, 2019.
  3. A glimpse of 8th IFCA International Chefs Conference on October 5, 2019 at Hotel Pullman,New Delhi Aerocity
  4. Sh Ravi ShankarPrasad unveils Digital Charkha to mark 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi
  6. PM’s speech at the valedictory function of ‘Arogya Manthan’ at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi on October 01, 2019
  7. The life and philosophy of Mahatma Gandhi is inspiration for the entire world– Shri Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’
  8. Fenesta Open Nationals Main Draw starts 
  9. ‘Ayushman Bharat is fulfilling Hon. PM’s vision for universal healthcare to the needy and vulnerable’
  10. Center pledges Rs.560 crores to State Governments to promote demand-driven, industry linked skill development
  11. Cycle Polo Federation of India Launches First Ever Cycle Polo League (CPL)
  12. India – Afghanistan International Trade and Investment Show from September 24 – 26, 2019
  13. Shri Nitin Gadkari inaugurates 16th Global SME Business Summit
  14. Shri Nitin Gadkari and Shri RK Singh inaugurate National Conclave on Energy Efficiency in MSME sector
  15. It should be our endeavor that India should become Paper export country now – Om Birla
  16. Trade negotiation is the art of the possible. It should be a win-win deal: Shri Hardeep Singh Puri
  17. Shri Pralhad Joshi confers the National Geoscience Awards
  18. Hero Cycles Partners Yamaha Motor to Launch India’s first Centre Motor E-Cycle EHX20
  19. Motorola and Flipkart extend their strategic partnership, launch moto e6s and global-first Smart TV in India
  20. Amazon Announces Great Indian Festival
  21. ROSH FIT organised by ROSHANARA CLUB
  22. Launch of SUGAR cosmetics retail store in Gurugram
  23. Recently opened “Searock” coastal cookhouse & bar at L Block, Connaught Place, New Delhi.
  24. Parineeta Sethi celebrates the Launch of PeakLife Gourmet Special edition and Cover Launch with International celebrity Chef Sarah Todd
  25. C-DOT celebrates its 36th Foundation Day
  26. India will participate in WorldSkills International Competition 2019 at Kazan, Russia from August 22 – 27, 2019
  27. Delhi Sports Journalists Association presented Awards to Rishabh, Rani Rampal

New Delhi, September 30,  2019 : Shivali Rashmikaa set the ball rolling in the Fenesta Open National Tennis Championship on Monday. The unseeded lady toppled a wobbly sixth seed Sai Samhitha, winning 7-5. 6-3 in the Womens singles first round.

On a pleasant day, when the weather was ideal for tennis on the hard courts, Rashmikaa dug well into her reserves and won the first set tenaciously. In the second set, Rashmikaa was on song and got an early break of serve to post an upset win.

DCM Shriram unveiled a photo exhibition capturing 25 years of the Fenesta Open. The pictures captured the journey of the players and the event as it has grown in stature manifold over the years. There was also a felicitation ceremony where some of the past national champions were felicitated: Vishal Uppal, Nitin Kirtane, Archana Venkatraman, Sai Jayalakshmy, Rushmi Chakravarthi,Vishnu Vardhan, Mohit Mayur, Prerna Bhambri,VM Ranjeet, Dalwinder Singh,Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan, Ashutosh Singh,Isha Lakhani and Sriram Balaji.

 “I took a wild card into the tournament and I played the qualifiers. This being my first women’s nationals, this was a great experience for me. My opponent has a wonderful slice and moves well on court. I am happy I could match her and produce good shots,” said Rashmikaa.

In the Men’s Singles, Kunal Anand, the fourth seed, had an easy passage against Lakshya Anand and won  6-2, 6-4. By his own standards, he won in a breeze. “I have played a really good match today from the start. And I was serving really well. That was the crucial part. And I was playing solid on the returns that made tough for him to make me struggle. And finally when I was up, I was a little casual and game started to slip away but I am happy to close it in the end and I look forward to do well in this tournament,” said Kunal.

Third seed Ishaque Eqbal had it easier than expected as he lost the first set but his opponent Mohit Mayur conceded with an injury. Eqbal agreed he was lucky.

Dhakkshneshwar was in fluent form as he toyed with Fahad Mohammed and won 6-2. 6-1.

The other results in Womens singles proceeded on expected lines.

In Boys under-18, top seed Dev V Javia kept his reputation intact as he overcame Aman Dahiya 6-4, 6-2.

Colonel Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore was the chief guest and interacted with the audience and players. He said, “I am honored to be here. I truly believe that it is always a collaborative, contributory and team effort behind any success. Even in an individual game, it is never a single person’s effort; there are a lot of people at the back who are not seen. Sportsperson by definition is a person who will never surrender and need platforms like these in all sports to boost sportsmen spirit.”

He was shown all the moments stepped in history and captured in photos by Mr Ajay Shriram, CMD,DCM Shriram Ltd he said, “It has been a long and wonderful journey and we are glad we are celebrating 25 years of this tournament. On this day, I would like to request all the parents to let their children choose sports freely as it is not just important for their physical health but mental well-being also.”

Scores for September 30, 2019: Scores at 7:00PM

Men- Main Draw – First Round Results

Mens Singles Main Draw (First Round)

Kunal Anand (Seeded 4) bt Lakshya Gupta 6-2, 6-4; Dhakkshneshwar s bt Fahad Mohammed 6-2, 6-1; Deeraj KS bt Anurag Nenwani 5-7’6-3, 6-4; Paras Dhaiya bt Rishab Agarwal 6-3, 6-3; Jatin Dhaiya (Seeded 8) bt Lakshit sood 6-4,6-2; Suraj R Prabhod bt Rishi Reddy 6-2 6-3; Aryan Goveas (seeded 2) bt Neeraj Yashpaul 6-4, 6-2.

Women- Main Draw – First Round Results

Womens Singles Main Draw (First Round)

Rashmikaa B bt Sai Samhitha c (seeded 6) 7-5, 6-3; Tejasvi Kate bt Avika Sagwal 6-3, 6-1; Yubrani Banerjee (seeded 7) bt deeksha PR Manu 6-2, 6-2; Sunskrit D bt Salsa Aher 6-0,6-1; Vaidehi Chaudhari (seeded 3) bt Himanshikha Singh 6-0, 6-0; Sai Dedeepya bt Pratibha Narayan (seeded 5) 6-3 , 6-1 ; Shreya Tatavarthy bt Sharannya Gaware 6-2, 6-2 ; Vanshika C bt Jagmeet kaur 7-5, 6-4.

Under 18(Girls)- Main Draw – First Round Results

Girls U-18 Singles Main Draw (First Round)

Ritu Rai bt Anjali Rathi 6-4, 6-3; Sanvi Ahluwalia bt Harleen Kaur 7-4, 7-5; Paavanii Paathak bt Medhvi Singh 6-4,6-1; Divya Bharadwaj Bt Lavanyaa Sreekirishnan 7-5,6-0; Vanshita Pathania bt Suhita Maruri 6-3,6-1; Pooja Ingale bt Ridhima Mehra 6-1, 6-0; Ishita Singh bt Prathiba Prasad Naray 6-3,6-2; Sai Dia Balaji bt Richa Chougule 6-2,7-5; Sudipta Sen Kumar bt Muskan Dhaiya 6-2,6-2; Sai Ramesh Bhoyar bt Hitakamaya Narwal 6-2,6-1; Sharannya Ghware Bt Veda Raju Prapurna; 6-0, 6-1; Kavya Khirwar bt Kirti Tomar 6-0,6-2; Narem Pavithra R E bt Shreekirishnan Charanya 6-2,7-5; Aditi Are bt Sanya Singh 6-1,6-3; Kaavya Palani Bt Tanushri Pandey 3-6, 7-3, 6-4; Gaursia Dabral bt Priyal Choudhary 6-2,4-6,7-5.

Under 18(Boys)- Main Draw – First Round Results

Boys U-18 Singles Main Draw (First Round)

Dev V Javia(Seed 1) bt Aman Dahiya 6-4,6-2; Denim Yadav bt Rohan Mehra 6-3, 6-2; Lanka Suhit Reddy bt Bhupender Dahiya 6-2, 6-4; Aryaan Bhatia (Seed 15) bt Dhanya Shah 6-4,6-3; Divesh Ghalot (Seeded 12) bt Sammr Raina 6-2,6-3; Mohit A Bondre bt Vansh Bhagtani 6-2,1-6,6-1; Kanishk Pal bt Aman Kumar 6-2,6-2; Chirag Duhan( seeded 5) bt Shashikant Rajput 6-4-6-0; Poopathy Shakthivel(Seeded 13) bt Ricky Choudhary 6-2,6-3; Udit Gogoi (seeded 10) bt Sarthak Suden 6-2,6-3; Akhilendrai Indrabhalam bt Tanish Nahata 6-0,6-0; Sushant Dabas (seeded 7) bt Aayush P Bhat 6-1,6-2; Krishan Hooda (seeded 4) bt Deep Munim 7-2,4-6,6-4; Bikramjeet Singh Chawla bt Sameer MD 6-3 5-7 62; Aishi Jalota 6-3,6-3; Madhwin Kamath (Seeded 6) bt Vansh Yadav 6-0,6-1; Drona Walia bt Sam Chawala 6-4,7-6; Anantha Man Muni bt Anand Prak Gupta 6-1,6-3; Nitin Jaipal Singh (Seeded 11) bt Rudra Bhatt 6-2,6-1; Arthav Neema (seeded 16) bt Pranay Choudhary 6-2,7-5; Heerak s Vora bt Arjun a Kundu 6-2,6-3; Kabhir Hans (seeded 3 ) Bt Yauvan Nadal 6-4,6-4; Mann Maulik Shah (Seeded 2) bt Nithilan Eric 6-3,6-0; Nishant Dabas bt Fardeen Qumar 7-3,6-3; Bhrugen Bondre bt Chirag Gahlot 6-2,4-6,6-4.

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