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New Delhi [India], August 1 (ANI): President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday congratulated shuttler PV Sindhu for becoming the first Indian woman to win two Olympic medals.
Christian Coleman is fast enough to have won gold in the 100 meters at the Tokyo Olympics. Only one problem: he wasn’t there.
A mortar shell struck a taxi in Afghanistan's southern Kandahar province on Sunday, killing at least five civilians including two children, an Afghan official said. Provincial police spokesman Jamal Naser Barekzai blamed the Taliban for the attack, although the militants denied responsibility. Both the Taliban and the government routinely blame each other for attacks on civilians in the capital Kabul and elsewhere.
Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) [India], August 1 (ANI): The monsoon session of the Himachal Pradesh Assembly will begin on August 2. The 10-day long assembly session will conclude on August 13.
Britain also look well placed for eventing medals on Monday.
Police in California were trying to determine the motive behind a movie theater shooting that left teen TikTok star Anthony Barajas and a woman dead.
ISTANBUL (AP) — Wildfires in the Turkish holiday beach destinations of Antalya and Mugla raged on Sunday as firefighters worked to battle the blazes for a fifth day. As some residents boarded boats to flee the danger, coast guard ships waited in the sea in case a bigger evacuation was needed. Police water cannons, usually used to control riots, assisted helicopters and fire trucks in a village of Mugla’s popular district of Bodrum to fight fires. Turkish television showed fires had reignited aft
Rounding up all the big events from Day 9 of the Tokyo Games.
Another spectacular day for French athletes at the Tokyo Olympics, with a gold medal in the men's fencing finals against Russia and silver in men's 50 metre freestyle thanks to Florent Manaudou. The French men's foil team made up of Enzo Lefort, Erwann Le Pechoux, Julien Mertine and Maxime Pauty were celebrating their gold medal against the Russian team (45-28) on Sunday, the fifth for the French fencing team at the Tokyo Games.Finalists in Rio also against Russia, it was their first title since
Liberals of faith should cite the beliefs that fuel their support for abortion, migrants, LGBTQ rights and fights against racism and climate change.
A 19-year-old man has been arrested and is in custody
McKnight, who sold cocaine and cannabis, owed money to Jamie Davison, 26, a "middle-man" in the alleged £500,000-a-year operation.
Italy take gold in the most open 100m men’s race in years
This is Sindhu’s second consecutive Olympic medal, after claiming silver at the Rio Olympics in 2016.
TOKYO — Canada's Andre De Grasse has claimed the bronze medal in the men's 100 metres for the second straight Olympics. The 26-year-old from Markham, Ont., overcame a rough start and raced to third in a personal-best time of 9.89 seconds. Italy's Lamont Jacobs took the gold in 9.80 seconds, followed by American Fred Kerley in 9.84 seconds. All three medallists ran personal bests. It's Canada's first track and field medal at the Tokyo Olympics. It's also the latest piece of hardware in the event
Mykayla Skinner had been expecting to get on a plane to go back to the United States when she was suddenly told that she would be taking Simone Biles' place in the vault final on Sunday - and won a silver medal. Biles shocked the world when she withdrew from the team final https://www.reuters.com/lifestyle/sports/gymnastics-biles-out-team-event-can-still-get-medal-2021-07-27 last Tuesday after a single vault, citing mental health issues. Due to COVID-19 protocols athletes are expected to leave Tokyo within 48 hours of finishing their final competition.
The powerful sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has warned that next month’s annual military drills between South Korean and U.S. troops will undermine prospects for better ties between the Koreas, just days after the rivals reopened their long-dormant communication channels
Brexit and Covid have created the perfect moment for the politics of crackdown. We feel besieged and imperilled, and the Johnson government is seizing the chance to weaken our most fundamental liberties
Claiming Social Security at the end of a long 40-year career is still possible, but might not pack the same punch as it did for our grandparents. Benefits were once responsible for covering the lion's share of costs in retirement. The new projections state that the Social Security Trust Fund is slated to run out in 2032.
These concerns honestly make sense ... 😕