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News in numbers: from Iranian revolution to tennis' rising star

Prajnesh Gunneswaran

Prajnesh Gunneswaran   | Photo Credit: K.V. Srinivasan

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Percentage of electricity generation by India expected to come from non-fossil fuels by 2022, according to Vice President Venkaiah Naidu. He was speaking at the inauguration of the World Sustainable Development Summit 2019 in New Delhi on Monday

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Number of years since Ayatollah Khomeini took power in Iran after the Islamic Revolution. February 11 marks the culmination of the '10 Day Dawn', a series of events in 1979 when the Shah was ousted and Khomeini took over

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ATP rank of Indian tennis player Prajnesh Gunneswaran, who moved up six places to break the 100 barrier. He is the third Indian in the past decade to break into the top 100 after Somdev Devvarman and Yuki Bhambri.

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No. of Grammys won by veteran record producer Quincy Jones, the highest in the award's history. He won the award this year for 'Quincy', his first in the best music film category

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ICC T20 ranking of Kuldeep Yadav after the New Zealand ODI series. He moved up one place and remains the only Indian in the top 10 T20 bowlers

 

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A previous version of this article stated that Prajnesh Gunneswaran is the third Indian to break into the top 100 after Somdev Devvarman and Yuki Bhambri. This has been corrected to reflect that he is the third Indian in the past decade to achieve this.

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