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ALL CURRENT AFFAIRS Sindhu lifts India Open badminton title 2017 | 04-Apr-2017 13:19
        Olympic silver-medallist P.V. Sindhu has defeated Carolina Marin (Spain) in straight sets 21-19, 21-16 in 47 minutes at the India Open badminton championship 2017 in New Delhi.
 
         This was the second Superseries title win for Sindhu. The Indian shuttler has shown character in the tournament and she entered the final after beaten Saina Nehwal and Sung ji-Hyun. 




Roger Federer wins Miami Open 2017 | 04-Apr-2017 13:18
     Roger Federer (Switzerland) defeated Rafael Nadal (Spain) to win Miami Open 2017 Singles title. Miami Open 2017 was held in Florida, USA.
 
     A fourth straight win over Nadal was his longest winning streak in their 13-year professional rivalry which makes Federer the oldest winner of the Miami Open.The victory was Federer’s 26th ATP Masters 1000 title, only Novak Djokovic with 30 and Rafael Nadal with 28 have won more titles than Federer.
The other winners in Miami Open 2017 are as follows- 
1. Women's Singles- Johanna Konta (United Kingdom)
2. Men's Doubles- Łukasz Kubot (Poland)/ Marcelo Melo (Brazil)
3. Women's Doubles- Gabriela Dabrowski (Canada) / Xu Yifan (China)




Under GST regime, tax evasion over Rs 5 crore a non-bailable offense | 04-Apr-2017 13:16
      Tax evasion of over Rs 5 crore under the GST regime would be a non-bailable offense and the police would have the authority to make an arrest without a warrant.
 
      The Central GST (CGST) Bill provides that if the offenses relating to taxable goods and/or services where the amount of tax evaded or the amount of input tax credit wrongly availed or the amount of refund wrongly taken exceeds Rs 5 crore, it shall be treated as cognizable and non-bailable.