Monthly Archives: June 2021

India’s Motor Sports Body “nominates” its own president Ebrahim for Dronacharya Award

New Delhi, Jun 29 (PTI) Indian motorsports' governing body FMSCI has nominated its own president Akbar Ebrahim for the Dronacharya Award besides sending Jehan...

ISSF World Cup: Tejaswini Sawant-Sanjeev Rajput duo misses bronze match by a whisker

Osijek, June 29 (PTI): Tejaswini Sawant and Sanjeev Rajput ended fifth in the 50m rifle 3 positions mixed team event, missing the bronze medal...

Tokyo Paralympics 2020: Inspired by Rahi Sarnobat’s exploits, Swaroop Unhalkar confident of doing well...

Pune, June 29 (PTI): Tokyo Paralympics-bound shooter Swaroop Unhalkar, who will compete in the 10m Air Rifle Standing event, is inspired by the exploits...

AITA nominates Ankita Raina, Prajnesh Gunneswaran for Arjuna Award; Balram Singh, Enrico Piperno picked...

New Delhi, June 29 (PTI): Asian Games bronze medallists Ankita Raina and Prajnesh Gunneswaran have been nominated for the prestigious Arjuna award by the...

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Manu Bhaker to switch off from social media till end of...

Osijek, June 29 (PTI): Teen shooting sensation Manu Bhaker on Tuesday decided to switch off from social media till the end of Tokyo Olympics...

Jaishankar discusses inclusion of Covishield in EU’s Vaccination Passport with top official

Matera (Italy), Jun 29 (PTI) External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Tuesday took up the issue of inclusion of Covishield in the EU COVID-19...

High time int”l community urged Pak to take verifiable” action against terror outfits: India...

United Nations, Jun 29 (PTI) India has told the UN General Assembly that it is high time the international community called on Pakistan to...

Possible use of weaponised drones for terrorism calls for serious attention: India at UN

United Nations, Jun 29 (PTI) The possibility of the use of weaponised drones for terrorist activities against strategic and commercial assets calls for serious...

1,000 Schengen visa stickers stolen from Italian embassy in Pakistan

Islamabad, Jun 29 (PTI) Around 1,000 Schengen visa stickers were stolen from the Italian Embassy in Pakistan this month, the Foreign Office said here...

Pakistan under pressure from US, Western powers over its ties with China: Imran Khan

Islamabad, Jun 29 (PTI) Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan said on Tuesday that his country was under pressure from the United States and Western...

Ferry sinks in rough seas near Bali; 6 dead and 3 missing

Denpaser (Indonesia), Jun 29 (AP) Rescuers searched into the night Tuesday for three missing people after a ferry sank with more than 50 people...

UK Labour Party accused of ‘divisive’ politics with poll leaflet featuring PM Modi

London, Jun 29 (PTI) The UK's Opposition Labour Party was branded divisive and anti-India by Indian diaspora groups after a party leaflet for a...

Indian-origin fraudster ordered to pay compensation from assets in UK

London, Jun 29 (PTI) An Indian-origin investment fraudster found guilty of scamming people across the UK has been ordered to pay GBP 391,680 or...

Officials: 2 killed in natural gas line explosion in Texas

Farmersville, Jun 29 (AP) Two people were killed and three injured in a natural gas pipeline explosion in Texas, officials said. The deadly blast happened...

Chinese Covid vaccine found safe, effective in children, adolescents: Lancet study

Beijing, Jun 29 (PTI) Two doses of the China-made COVID-19 vaccine, CoronaVac, are safe and produce a strong antibody response among children and adolescents...

HC directs Arunachal to prioritize inoculation of PwDs

ITANAGAR, 28 Jun: The Itanagar permanent bench of the Gauhati High Court (HC) on Monday directed the Arunachal government and three other respondents to...

295 fresh Covid cases, 141 symptomatic

ITANAGAR, 28 Jun: The state on Monday reported 295 fresh Covid-19 cases, of whom 141 are symptomatic. The Itanagar capital region reported the highest 73...

ANYA dismisses BRO’s apology, to go ahead with stir

Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, 28 Jun: Dismissing the apology tendered by the additional director general of the Border Roads Organization (BRO) over the Kimin episode, the...

Vaccinations camps held at remote villages bordering Tibet

MAGO/JETHANG, 28 Jun: A total of 177 beneficiaries aged 18-44 years and 10 beneficiaries aged 45 plus years were given Covid-19 vaccination during vaccination...

Travel advisory issued after highway disruption

Correspondent PASIGHAT, 28 Jun: The Siang district administration on Monday issued a travel advisory, advising motorists to take either the Pasighat-Mariyang-Yingkiong route or the Likabali-Basar-Aalo...