The Odisha Open champion thrashed Thailand's Nutchavee Sittiteeranan without breaking a sweat by 21-11, 21-19 in the Last-16 match. Starting off the match confidently, Unnati pocketed the first set easily but was pushed hard in the second. The Indian, however, kept her calm even when the game was poised at 18-18 and displayed her brilliance to wrap up the set as well as match comfortably in her favour eventually.
The two-day International Conference on the Security and Prosperity of Bay of Bengal that concluded on Wednesday discussed the need for cooperation, understanding and support both in traditional and non-traditional security challenges faced by the Bay of Bengal (BoB) region, the Chairman of Centre for Public Policy Research, Dr D Dhanuraj said.
ED grilled Actor Vijay for more than nine hours in connection with the PMLA case registered after a complaint was filed with the central agency stating that hawala money was invested in the movie by a top Telangana Rashtra Samithi leader.
While fifth-seed Dhruv, who hails from Uttarakhand, fought hard against Thailand's Panya Phutthiphraisakul during his 21-14, 17-21, 21-15 win in the men's category, top-seed Unnati and Anmol had easy outings in the women's section
In the U-17 women's singles round of 64 match, Odisha Open Champion Unnati thrashed Japan's Misato Sasaki 21-11, 21-5 in just 24 minutes. Unnati will face Indonesia's Dea Nur Fadilla in the round of 32 match tomorrow.