Day: September 15, 2021

U.S. Open victory yet to sink in, says Raducanu

Sept 15 – U.S. Open champion Emma Raducanu said on Wednesday that her sensational win at Flushing Meadows had yet to sink in and that the 18 months she took off from the sport provided her with the “hunger” to prevail in New York. The 18-year-old Briton stunned […]

Gymnasts Simone Biles, Aly Raisman appear in U.S. Senate hearing on sex abuse probe

WASHINGTON, Sept 15 – Olympic gymnasts Simone Biles and Aly Raisman appeared on Wednesday to testify about the sexual abuse they suffered at the hands of disgraced USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar, as the U.S. Senate examines why the FBI failed to investigate his crimes sooner. Biles and […]

Cabinet approves major Reforms in Telecom Sector

Telecom Reforms to boost employment, growth, competition and consumer interests Liquidity needs of Telecom Service Providers addressed DELHI, SEPTEMBER 15: The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, today approved a number of structural and process reforms in the Telecom sector. These are expected to […]

PM to inaugurate the Defence Offices Complexes at Kasturba Gandhi Marg and Africa Avenue on 16 September

DELHI, SEPTEMBER 15: Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi will inaugurate the Defence Offices Complexes at Kasturba Gandhi Marg and Africa Avenue on 16 September 2021 at 11 AM. He will visit the Defence Office Complex at Africa Avenue and interact with Army, Navy, Air Force and Civilian Officers. […]

National Commission for Minorities takes cognizance of a complaint regarding not allowing a candidate to wear Karah in NEET 2021 examination

DELHI, SEPTEMBER 15: The National Commission for Minorities (NCM) has taken cognizance of a complaint  from Shri Bhupinder Singh regarding not allowing his son to wear Karah in NEET 2021 examination in Government Model School, Sector 19-D, Chandigarh, whereas other students wearing silver Karah were allowed with tape […]

EXPLAINER: 4 will circle Earth on 1st SpaceX private flight

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — For the first time in 60 years of human spaceflight, a rocket is poised to blast into orbit with no professional astronauts on board, only four tourists. SpaceX’s first private flight will be led by a 38-year-old entrepreneur who’s bankrolling the entire trip. He’s […]

India gets bids for sale of loss-making Air India

NEW DELHI/BENGALURU, Sept 15 – The Indian finance ministry said on Wednesday that the debt-laden state-run airline Air India has received financial bids for its privatisation process. “Financial bids for Air India disinvestment received by Transaction Adviser,” Tuhin Kanta Pandey, secretary, Department of Investment and Public Asset Management, […]

N.Korea criticizes S.Korea after missile test, warns of breakdown in relations – KCNA

SEOUL, Sept 15 – South Korean President Moon Jae-in’s remarks that the South’s new missile systems can deter North Korea are illogical and regrettable and could damage relations, a senior North Korean official said on Wednesday, according to state media. Kim Yo Jong, sister of leader Kim Jong […]

‘This is how we dress’: Afghan women overseas pose in colourful attire

Sept 15 – Afghan youth rights activist Wazhma Sayle says she was shocked to see a photograph online, apparently of women dressed in black all-enveloping niqabs and gowns, staging a demonstration in support of the country’s new Taliban rulers at Kabul University. The 36-year-old, who is based in […]

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