China Open: Satwiksairaj Rankireddy-Chirag Shetty suffer straight-game loss to Takeshi Kamura-Keigo Sonoda

first_img Next China Open: Satwiksairaj Rankireddy-Chirag Shetty suffer straight-game loss to Takeshi Kamura-Keigo SonodaThis is the second time Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty have lost to the combination of Takeshi Kamura and Keigo Sonoda this year.advertisement Press Trust of India ChangzhouSeptember 19, 2019UPDATED: September 19, 2019 11:11 IST Satvik-Chirag pair bows out of China Open. (BWF File Photo)HIGHLIGHTSSatwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty suffered a straight-game loss to Japan’s Takeshi Kamura and Keigo SonodaThis is the second time Satvik and Chirag have lost to the combination of Kamura and Sonoda this yearIn the singles events, fifth seed PV Sindhu, Parupalli Kashyap, and B Sai Praneeth will be in actionThe Indian men’s doubles pair of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty suffered a straight-game loss to Japan’s Takeshi Kamura and Keigo Sonoda to crash out of the China Open badminton tournament here on Thursday.Satwik and Chirag, ranked 15th in the world, ran out of steam after a decent start against their fourth-seeded opponents and went down 19-21 8-21 in the second-round match that lasted 33 minutes.This is the second time Satvik and Chirag have lost to the combination of Kamura and Sonoda this year. They had lost to the world no.4 pair at the Japan Open in July.Later on Thursday, the mixed doubles pair of Satwik and Ashwini Ponanappa, who stunned Indonesia’s world no.7 combination of Praveen Jordan and Melati Daeva Oktavianti in the opening round, will take on Japan’s Yuki Kaneko and Misaki Matsutomo.In the singles events, fifth seed PV Sindhu, Parupalli Kashyap, and B Sai Praneeth will also be in action.Ponnappa and Siki Reddy will take on the second-seeded Japanese duo of Misaki Matsutomo and Ayaka Takahashi in the second round of the women’s doubles competition.Also Read | China Open: PV Sindhu defeats Li Xue Rui to reach pre-quarterfinalsAlso See:For sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted bySaurabh Kumar Tags :Follow China OpenFollow Satwiksairaj Rankireddylast_img read more

Expanded Equipment Options for Emergency Services Provider Fund

first_img personal protective equipment communications rescue equipment firefighting equipment hazardous material(HAZMAT)equipment miscellaneous equipment Volunteer fire departments and ground search and rescue teams will benefit from changes to the Emergency Services Provider Fund program, which opens for applications today, May 1. New this year, applicants will be able to choose from a broader list of eligible equipment such as GPS and mapping/tracking software. Applications will also be able to purchase equipment from up to three of the six categories, instead of just one. The categories are: The annual program provides funding to volunteer fire departments and ground search and rescue organizations, including hazardous material (HAZMAT) organizations, for equipment used to respond to fires and emergencies. “Nova Scotians count on the people who work in these organizations to help us and protect us from fires and other emergency situations,” said Chuck Porter, Minister of Municipal Affairs. “Most of them are volunteers who often risk their lives in dangerous situations. We are pleased to make these changes to help our emergency services providers be able to purchase more of the equipment they need to fulfill this critical role.” The program provides up to 75 per cent of eligible costs to a maximum of $20,000. Organizations can apply for funding every three years. Applications will be accepted until June 21. More information on the Emergency Services Provider Fund is available at https://novascotia.ca/dma/funding/community/emergency-services-provider-fund.asp .last_img read more