Day: June 16, 2019

Rohit ton, Kohli fifty power India to 336-5 against Pakistan

MANCHESTER, England – Rohit Sharma smashed his second century in three innings and skipper Virat Kohli made 77 to power India to 336 for five in their World Cup match against Pakistan at Old Trafford on Sunday. Put into bat under a grey sky, India got off to […]

Saudi crown prince says kingdom isn’t seeking war in region

Dubai, Jun16: Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said in remarks published Sunday that the kingdom is not seeking war in the region, but warned it will not hesitate to confront threats to its security. His comments came just days after the US blamed Iran for suspected attacks […]

Overcast, pleasant Sunday morning in Delhi; MeT dept forecasts thunderstorm, light rain

New Delhi, Jun 16: It was an overcast, breezy Sunday morning in the national capital with the minimum temperature settling at 28 degrees Celsius, normal for the season. The heat was lessened due to a trace rain reported in the last 24 hours, accompanied by a strong breeze in […]

39.6 C in Jammu, 27.5 C in Srinagar

Jammu, Jun 16: Scorching heat continued to prevail here on Sunday, with the mercury recording 39.6 degrees Celsius, the meteorological department said. The weather agency has forecast scattered rains and thunderstorm with gusty winds of 30-40 kilometres per hour on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. The minimum temperature in the […]

17th Lok Sabha’s first session from Monday; budget, triple talaq in focus

New Delhi, Jun 16: The first session of the 17th Lok Sabha will commence from Monday during which the passage of the Union Budget and other key legislations such as triple talaq will be on top of the agenda for the government Prime Minister Narendra Modi, chairing an all-party […]

Hong Kong marchers gather as protester’s death mourned

HONG KONG — Hong Kong residents were gathering Sunday for another massive protest over an unpopular extradition bill that has highlighted the territory’s apprehension about relations with mainland China, a week after the crisis brought as many as 1 million into the streets. A steady stream of mourners […]

AP FACT CHECK: Trump’s misfires on Iran, trade and that wall

WASHINGTON — In President Donald Trump’s reckoning, an Iran tamed by him no longer cries “death to America,” the border wall with Mexico is proceeding apace, the estate tax has been lifted off the backs of farmers, the remains of U.S. soldiers from North Korea are coming home […]

3 members of slain TMC leader’s family killed

Baharampore (WB), Jun 15: In another post-poll violence in West Bengal, three members of a family, stated to be Trinamool Congress (TMC) activists, were killed in Murshidabad district on Saturday, police said. The three were family members of TMC leader Altaf Hossain who was murdered before the Lok […]

Mamata rubbishes MHA advisory, oppn parties second it

Kolkata, Jun 15: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Saturday rubbished the claims of the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) about “poor” law and order in the state, saying the Centre should send such advisories to states like Uttar Pradesh and Gujarat where “several murders have been reported […]

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