Daily Archives: August 21, 2018

Vajpayee’s ashes will be immersed in Tripura rivers: Deb

Agartala, Aug 20 (PTI) The ashes of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee would be brought to Tripura and immersed in the major rivers...

Vinesh enters history books, becomes first Indian woman wrestler to win Asiad gold

Jakarta, Aug 20 (PTI) Vinesh Phogat today created history by becoming the first Indian woman wrestler to win a gold medal at the Asian...

Asian Games: PM says Sheoran shows great potential

New Delhi, Aug 20 (PTI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi today congratulated Lakshya Sheoran for winning a silver in a shooting event, saying he is...

Kohli, Pujara consolidate India’s lead to 362 on at lunch on Day 3

Nottingham, Aug 20 (PTI) Skipper Virat Kohli continued his impressive run while Cheteshwar Pujara finally found some form as India reached 194 for 2...

Bhutan: No medals yet in the Asian Games, but still happy

Jakarta, Aug 20 (AP) The Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan has never won a medal of any kind at the Asian Games, much less the...

Saina’s defeat knocks India out of women’s team event

Jakarta, Aug 20 (PTI) An inconsistent Saina Nehwal saved four match points before losing to Nozomi Okuhara after PV Sindhu's gritty win over world...

Sun Yang unfurls another win after flag flap at Asian Games

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Sun Yang won his second gold medal in as many nights at the Asian Games and this time he was...

Afghanistan waits for Taliban response to truce offer which will end 17-year-old war

Kabul, Aug 20 (AFP): Afghanistan was waiting today for a Taliban response to President Ashraf Ghani’s suggestion of a three-month ceasefire, an offer welcomed...

Apple Removes 25,000 Gambling Apps On Chinese Store Amid US-China Tension

BEIJING, CHINA, Aug 20 (AFP): Apple said Monday it had removed many gambling-related apps from its Chinese app store as the US giant comes...

Pak wants ‘uninterrupted’ dialogue with India: Qureshi

Islamabad, Aug 20 (PTI) Pakistan's new Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi today extended the hand of friendship to India soon after taking oath by...