Daily Archives: January 11, 2021

80% say Tokyo Olympics should be called off or won’t happen

TOKYO, 11 Jan: More than 80% of people in Japan who were surveyed in two polls in the last few days say the Tokyo...

Hope all of us realise importance of Pujara, Pant and Ashwin: Ganguly

New Delhi, 11 Jan: BCCI President Sourav Ganguly on Monday lauded the efforts of Cheteshwar Pujara, Rishabh Pant and Ravichandran Ashwin in saving the...

Influence of shorter formats has made Test cricket exciting to watch: Sangakkara

Abu Dhabi, 11 Jan: Former Sri Lanka captain Kumar Sangakkara feels the advent of shorter formats has made Test cricket more exciting to watch...

Draw is as big as win and Vihari’s knock to me was more special...

Sydney, 11 Jan: India captain Ajinkya Rahane on Monday said the heroic draw that his side pulled off in the third Test against Australia...

Man City boss Guardiola confused by football’s virus rules

LONDON, 11 Jan: Pep Guardiola says he is baffled by some of the coronavirus rules in the game, admitting he does not understand why...

Under-fire Misbah blames Babar’s absence and extended quarantine for loss in NZ

Karachi, 11 Jan: Under-fire Pakistan head coach Misbah-ul-Haq on Monday blamed the forced absence of injured captain Babar Azam and the extended quarantine periods...

India’s injury woes give Australia edge going into 4th Test: Ponting

Sydney, 11 Jan: India's injury woes and Australia's formidable record at Gabba will give the hosts an upper-hand in the series-deciding fourth and final...

UK now at worst point of COVID-19 pandemic, warns senior UK health official

London, 11 Jan: The UK will go through the "most dangerous time" as it enters "the worst" weeks of the COVID-19 pandemic, England's Chief Medical...

Indonesia navy divers hunt for crashed plane’s black boxes

Jakarta, 11 Jan: Indonesian navy divers scoured the floor of the Java Sea on Monday as they hunted for the black boxes of a...

Pope says women can read at Mass, but still can’t be priests

Rome, 11 Jan: Pope Francis changed church law Monday to explicitly allow women to do more things during Mass, while continuing to affirm that...

Israel announces new settlements, risking Biden’s anger

Jerusalem, 11 Jan: Israel on Monday advanced plans to build 800 new settler homes in the occupied West Bank, a move that could strain...

Japanese Health Ministry finds new virus variant

Tokyo, 11 Jan: The Japanese Health Ministry has found a coronavirus variant in people arriving from Brazil that's different from the ones in Britain and...

Pelosi says House will impeach Trump, pushes VP to oust him

Washington, 11 Jan: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Sunday the House will proceed with legislation to impeach President Donald Trump as she pushes the...

North East Venture Fund getting popular among start-ups, entrepreneurs: Jitendra Singh

New Delhi, 11 Jan: The North East Venture Fund, a first-of-its-kind financial instrument dedicated for the northeastern region, is gaining popularity among start-ups and...

Nadda launches poll campaign in Assam; asserts BJP will win 100 plus seats

Silchar, 11 Jan: With Assembly elections in Assam only months away, BJP President J P Nadda on Monday launched party's poll campaign in the...

Coal sector to play vital role in achieving target of USD 5 trillion economy:...

New Delhi, 11 Jan: Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday said coal sector will play a very important role in achieving the target...

Farmers protest: We don’t want anybody’s blood on our hands, says SC

New Delhi, 11 Jan: We don't want anybody's blood on our hands," said the Supreme Court on Monday while expressing apprehension that the ongoing...

Bird flu spreads to 10 states; Centre allays fears of transmission to humans

New Delhi, 11 Jan:  Hundreds of birds were reported dead in different parts of the country on Monday as the raging bird flu spread...

Mein urges Centre to consider reopening Stilwell Road

CHAPAKHOWA, 10 Jan: Deputy Chief Minister Chowna Mein appealed to the central government to consider reopening the historic Stilwell Road. Mein made this appeal at...

Deteriorating condition of Seppa-Chayang Tajo road, other issues discussed

Staff Reporter SEPPA, 10 Jan: The deteriorating condition of the Seppa-Chayang Tajo road was the centre of discussion in the 8th general conference of the...