Day: August 1, 2021

Israeli premier blames Iran for tanker attack; Tehran denies

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Israel’s prime minister Sunday directly blamed Iran for a drone attack on an oil tanker off the coast of Oman that killed two people, making a veiled threat to retaliate as Tehran denied being involved in the assault. The comments by Premier Naftali […]

Incredible Raven: Saunders lends her voice to the Olympics

TOKYO — The “Incredible Hulk” mask should not fool anybody. Raven Saunders has nothing to hide. The face, and the voice, of the Tokyo Olympics, and all they’re about, could very well be found in a 25-year-old American shot putter who, on Sunday, could be spotted wearing the […]

Italian Jacobs takes surprising gold in Olympic 100

TOKYO — Marcell Jacobs won the men’s Olympic 100-meter race Sunday night, crossing the line in 9.8 seconds to bring the marquee sprint gold to Italy for the first time. Even in a race with no clear favorites, Jacobs was a surprise. He topped America’s Fred Kerley and […]

2020 Tokyo Olympics Medal Count

Medal Count Updated Aug. 1, 19:19 p.m. GMT+5:30 TEAM GOLD SILVER BRONZE TOTAL United States 20 23 16 59 China 23 14 13 50 ROC 12 19 11 42 Great Britain 10 10 11 31 Australia 14 3 14 31 Japan 17 5 9 31 Italy 4 8 14 […]

Fauci predicts U.S. will not return to lockdowns despite Delta variant risks

WASHINGTON, Aug 1 – President Joe Biden’s chief medical adviser Dr. Anthony Fauci on Sunday said he does not expect the United States will return to lockdowns, despite the growing risks of COVID-19 infections posed by the Delta variant. “I don’t think we’re going to see lockdowns,” Fauci, […]

Myanmar military leader takes new title of prime minister in caretaker government – state media

BANGKOK, Aug 1 – Myanmar’s military ruler Min Aung Hlaing has taken on a new title as prime minister of a newly formed caretaker government, state media reported on Sunday, six months after the army seized power from a civilian government. Min Aung Hlaing has chaired the military-backed […]

India reports 41,831 new COVID-19 cases in last 24 hours – health ministry

NEW DELHI, Aug 1 – India reported 41,831 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, according to government data on Sunday. The nationwide tally of infections has reached 31.65 million since the start of the pandemic, according to the health ministry. The country reported 541 deaths overnight, […]

India’s Cumulative COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage crosses the landmark of 47 Cr

More than 60 Lakh vaccine doses administered in the last 24 hours Recovery Rate stands at 97.36% 41,831Daily New Cases reported in last 24 hours India’s Active Caseload (4,10,952) presently constitutes 1.30% of total cases Daily Positivity Rate (2.34%) less than 5% for 55 consecutive days DELHI, AUGUST […]

“Muslim Women Rights Day” observed by different organisations across the country today

The law against Triple Talaq has proved to be a “big reform” to ensure Constitutional rights of Muslim women which has shown “better results”: Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi DELHI, AUGUST 1: Muslim Women Rights Day” was observed by different organisations across the country today where Muslim women wholeheartedly thanked […]

INS Tabar at Port Stockholm, Sweden

INS Tabar, as part of the ongoing Overseas Deployment, entered Port Stockholm on 30 Jul 21. This is the first visit of an Indian Navy Ship to Stockholm in nearly two decades. The ship was received by Brig Gen Peder Ohlsson, Deputy Chief of Royal Swedish Navy and […]

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