Day: January 25, 2020

Serena Williams not going quietly as Coco makes case as heir

Serena Williams suffered her earliest exit from the Australian Open since 2006 but the 23-time Grand Slam champion is not ready to hand over the baton to heir apparent Coco Gauff just yet. The 38-year-old Williams was downcast but quietly defiant in the aftermath of her shock third-round […]

Turkey quake kills at least 22, rescuers dig for survivors

ELAZIG, Turkey – The death toll from a powerful earthquake in eastern Turkey reached 22 on Saturday, as rescuers searched for survivors trapped under the rubble of collapsed buildings. The magnitude 6.8 quake late Friday shook Elazig province, about 550 km (340 miles) east of the capital Ankara, […]

Limited internet to be restored in Kashmir, no access to social media

Srinagar – Limited mobile data services and internet will be temporarily restored in Jammu and Kashmir from Saturday, ending nearly a six month communications lockdown after Prime Minister Narendra Modi withdrew the Muslim majority region’s autonomy. Access will be limited to about 300 “whitelisted” websites and internet speed […]

All leaders know that their phones are tapped: Pawar

Mumbai, Jan 25: NCP president Sharad Pawar on Saturday said that all political leaders know that their phones are tapped, which is why they do not think about it seriously. His comments come a day after Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh accused the previous BJP-led state government of tapping […]

Muslim outfit holds anti-CAA protests across Tamil Nadu

Chennai, Jan 25: Scores of members of Muslim outfit Tamil Nadu Thowheed Jamath took out protest marches across Tamil Nadu on Saturday against the Citizenship Amendment Act. The protesters gathered in front of the Chennai Collectorate holding placards and TNTJ flags and raised slogans demanding withdrawal of the Act. […]

China deploys army medics to overwhelmed virus epicentre

The central Chinese city at the epicentre of a SARS-like virus outbreak is building a second new hospital within weeks to treat cases, as angry patients faced hours-long waits at medical facilities overwhelmed with patients of a disease that has killed 41 and infected nearly 1,300. The Chinese […]

Nadal, Halep roll on as shocks rattle Australian Open

World number one Rafael Nadal and Wimbledon champion Simona Halep dodged an exodus of seeded players as the shocks kept rolling at the Australian Open on Saturday. After Serena Williams and title-holder Naomi Osaka fell by the wayside on Friday, second seed Karolina Pliskova crashed out on a […]

BJP’s Kapil Mishra faces 48-hour campaigning ban following controversial tweets

New Delhi, Jan 25: The Election Commission on Saturday imposed a 48-hour campaigning ban on BJP candidate from Delhi’s Model Town constituency Kapil Mishra following his controversial tweets, poll panel officials said. The ban order, signed by the Chef Election Commissioner and two fellow Election Commissioners, would come into […]

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