Afghan man held with Rs 10 lakh worth Saudi Riyals at IGI

New Delhi: A traveller from Afghanistan has been apprehended by the CISF at the Delhi international airport for carrying about Rs 10 lakh worth Saudi Riyals cash in an alleged unauthorised manner, a senior officer said on Thursday. Rohani Naqibullah, bound for Kabul onboard a Kam Air flight, was intercepted at the terminal-3 of the Indira […]

Rafael Nadal says he will not play at Wimbledon or Tokyo Olympics

Madrid: Rafael Nadal will not play at Wimbledon or at the Tokyo Olympics, saying Thursday he has decided to skip the two tournaments after “listening” to his body. Nadal, who reached the French Open semifinals this month but lost to Novak Djokovic, won the title at Wimbledon twice. He also won the Olympic gold medal in […]

India adds 67,208 fresh COVID-19 cases in single day

India adds 67,208 fresh COVID-19 cases in single day

      New Delhi:A single day rise of 67,208 new coronavirus infections were recorded taking India’s total tally of COVID-19 cases to 2,97,00,313, while the active cases declined to 8,26,740, the lowest after 71 days, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Thursday.       The COVID-19 death toll climbed to […]

US: Millions fear eviction as housing crisis worsens

New York:  More than 4 million people in the US say they fear being evicted or foreclosed upon in the coming months just as two studies released found that the nation’s housing availability and affordability crisis is expected to worsen significantly following the pandemic. The studies released on Wednesday come as a federal eviction moratorium […]

China successfully launches first crewed mission for space station construction

  Beijing: China on Thursday successfully launched its crewed spacecraft, sending three astronauts to its space station’s core module Tianhe for a three-month mission. The Shenzhou-12 spacecraft, atop a Long March-2F carrier rocket, was launched from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Centre in northwest China’s Gobi Desert. The launch was telecast live by the state-run CGTN-TV. […]

NGO cleans, revives four lakes in Srinagar

NGO cleans, revives four lakes in Srinagar

Srinagar: Thirty years of destruction unleashed by human greed and official neglect have killed many of the interconnected water bodies of Srinagar city – once referred to as ‘Venice of Orient’ – but an NGO supported by a group of volunteers and local residents have managed to restore four of these lakes. Manzoor Ahmad Wangnoo, […]