Googly will be my most important weapon in England: Yasir Shah

LONDON: Pakistan leg-spinner Yasir Shah believes the googly will be his “most important weapon” in England and said he is also eyeing a century with the bat against the hosts during the upcoming Test series beginning next month. The three-Test series begins with the opening match on August 5 in Manchester, followed by the second […]

India again rejects China’s claim over Galwan Valley; another round of talks expected Friday

India again rejects China’s claim over Galwan Valley; another round of talks expected Friday

New Delhi: India has once again rejected China’s claim over Galwan Valley in eastern Ladakh even as both sides are expected to hold another round of diplomatic talks on the border row on Friday to thrash out modalities for further de-escalation of tension along the Line of Actual Control. External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Anurag Srivastava […]

India seeing green shoots of economic recovery: PM

India seeing green shoots of economic recovery: PM

New Delhi:Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said Indian economy has started seeing “green shoots” of recovery and that the country remains one of the most open economies in the world. He said that in these times when the world is battling the COVID-19 pandemic, it is natural to talk about revival and there is […]

Rajnath remotely inaugurates 6 bridges for J&K’s remote areas

Rajnath remotely inaugurates 6 bridges for J&K’s remote areas

New Delhi:Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday inaugurated six bridges in border areas of Jammu and Kashmir, and asserted that development of remote areas in the region will continue to be a key priority for the NDA government. The defence minister dedicated the bridges through video conferencing in presence of Chief of the Army Staff […]

‘Uninformed commentary’: HRD Minister on exclusion of topics from CBSE syllabus

‘Uninformed commentary’: HRD Minister on exclusion of topics from CBSE syllabus

New Delhi: Union HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ on Thursday said there has been an “uninformed commentary” on exclusion of certain topics from the CBSE syllabus to portray a false narrative. The comments by the minister came following a controversy over the reduction of syllabus by the CBSE due to the COVID-19 situation, with the […]

LG Murmu condemns killing of BJP leader, family members

LG Murmu condemns killing of BJP leader, family members

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Lt Governor G C Murmu on Thursday condemned the killing of BJP leader Sheikh Waseem Bari and two of his family members in Bandipora district by militants, saying the perpetrators of the “cowardly act shall be brought to justice”. Bari, his father Bashir Ahmed and brother Umar Bashir were injured when […]

US considering additional actions against China conforms WH

Washington:The United States is preparing to take additional actions against China, the White House has said, but what those presidential measures would be was not made clear. Relations between Washington and Beijing have spiralled downward since the outbreak of the novel coronavirus. US President Donald Trump has questioned the Asian powerhouse’s handing of COVID-19. The […]

WHO acknowledges evidence of COVID-19 airborne spread

WHO acknowledges evidence of COVID-19 airborne spread

Geneva: The World Health Organization on Tuesday acknowledged “evidence emerging” of the airborne spread of the novel coronavirus, after a group of scientists urged the global body to update its guidance on how the respiratory disease passes between people. “We have been talking about the possibility of airborne transmission and aerosol transmission as one of […]