IPL 2021: RCB look to consolidate position as SRH eye first win

Chennai: Seeking to consolidate their position after a winning start, Virat Kohli’s Royal Challengers Bangalore will have their task cut out as they take on a determined Surnrisers Hyderabad in the Indian Premier League here on Wednesday. While RCB began their campaign with a morale-boosting win over five-time defending champions Mumbai Indians at the same […]

22 of world’s 30 most polluted cities are in India: Report

22 of world’s 30 most polluted cities are in India: Report

New Delhi: Twenty-two of the world’s 30 most polluted cities are in India, with Delhi being ranked as the most polluted capital city globally, a new report said on Tuesday. The report is prepared by Swiss organisation, IQAir, in the form of the ‘World Air Quality Report, 2020’, which has released globally. The report, however, […]

CRPF soldier shoots himself dead in Budgam

CRPF soldier shoots himself dead in Budgam

Srinagar: A CRPF soldier allegedly shot himself dead with his service rifle in Budgam district of Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday morning, officials said. Constable Amar Jyoti shot himself at a hotel in Humhama area of the district and died on the spot, the officials said. —PTI Peerzada Abdul RashidPeerzada Abdul Rashid is a retired […]

2 Pak Navy men killed, 1 injured in attack in Baluchistan

2 Pak Navy men killed, 1 injured in attack in Baluchistan

KARACHI: Unidentified gunmen attacked a vehicle carrying security forces, killing two personnel of the Pakistan Navy and injuring another in the coastal district of Gwadar in the restive Baluchistan province. The Pakistan Navy vehicle came under indiscriminate firing on Saturday while travelling from Ganz to Jewni in Gwadar district. As a result of the firing, […]

JK admin begins collecting biometric details of Rohingyas

JK admin begins collecting biometric details of Rohingyas

Jammu: The Jammu and Kashmir administration on Saturday began a drive to collect biometric and other details of Rohingyas staying in Jammu, officials said. The Rohingyas are a Bengali-dialect speaking Muslim minority in Myanmar. Following persecution in their country, many of them entered India illegally through Bangladesh and took shelter in Jammu and other parts […]

Myanmar asks Mizoram govt to send back 8 cops who fled

Myanmar asks Mizoram govt to send back 8 cops who fled

Aizawl: Myanmar has requested the administration in Mizoram to send back eight policemen, who have apparently crossed over to the northeastern state to take refuge, following last month’s military coup in the neighbouring country, an official here said. Mizoram shares a 510-km-long porous border with Myanmar, where mass demonstrations are being held in protest against […]

Centre asks states witnessing spike in COVID-19 cases to accelerate vaccination

Centre asks states witnessing spike in COVID-19 cases to accelerate vaccination

NEW DELHI: The Centre has asked states and union territories witnessing surge in new COVID-19 cases and high active caseload to continue with the strategy of “test, track and treat” that had yielded rich dividends at the height of the pandemic and accelerate vaccination for priority population groups in districts reporting higher infections on mission […]

Pakistan PM Imran Khan wins trust vote in National Assembly

Pakistan PM Imran Khan wins trust vote in National Assembly

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Saturday won a trust vote in the National Assembly amid a boycott call by the Opposition parties, strengthening his government’s legitimacy after an embarrassing defeat of the finance minister in the hotly-contested Senate elections. Prime Minister Khan secured 178 votes in the 342-member lower house of Parliament during […]

Humanity’s duty to restore the ecological balance

Humanity’s duty to restore the ecological balance

The major problem faced by us today is global warming and other disastrous consequences of environmental and ecological imbalance. It is because of these problems that we see the extinction of many species from the surface of our mother earth and the occurrence of frequent natural calamities like earthquakes, tsunamis, floods, droughts, soil erosion, and […]

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