US defence secretary advises Afghan forces to slow down Taliban’s momentum before retaking territories – Times of India

US defence secretary advises Afghan forces to slow down Taliban's momentum before retaking territories - Times of India

KABUL: Amid escalated fighting between Afghan forces and the Taliban, US defence secretary Lloyd Austin on Saturday said, the Afghan security forces’ primary job is to make sure they could slow the Taliban‘s momentum before attempting to retake territory. “They are consolidating their forces around the key population centres,” Austin told reporters during a visit … Read more

Tokyo Olympics 2020: TT player G Sathiyan makes early exit | Tokyo Olympics News – Times of India

Tokyo Olympics 2020: TT player G Sathiyan makes early exit | Tokyo Olympics News - Times of India

TOKYO: Indian table tennis player G Sathiyan suffered an upset defeat at the hands of lower-ranked Siu Hang Lam to make an early exit from the men’s singles competition at the Tokyo Games, here on Sunday. Ranked 38 and seeded 26th, Sathiyan had a commanding 3-1 lead but lost four games in a row to … Read more

President Kovind completes four years in office | India News – Times of India

President Kovind completes four years in office | India News - Times of India

NEW DELHI: President Ram Nath Kovind on Sunday completed four years in office, the Rashtrapati Bhavan said, highlighting that he gave assent to 63 Bills of the Union and state governments, besides lauding frontline Covid warriors for saving countess lives across the country among others initiatives. Kovind, aged 76, was sworn in as the 14th … Read more

Tokyo Olympics 2020: How equipment malfunction denied Manu Bhaker a chance at Olympic glory | Tokyo Olympics News – Times of India

Tokyo Olympics 2020: How equipment malfunction denied Manu Bhaker a chance at Olympic glory | Tokyo Olympics News - Times of India

TOKYO: A “circuit malfunction” in her pistol cost Indian shooting ace Manu Bhaker dearly as she narrowly missed out on qualifying for the finals of the women’s 10m air pistol event at the Tokyo Olympics here on Sunday. Owing to the technical snag during the second series, Manu lost more than five minutes, enough to … Read more

Shanghai cancels flights as China braces for Typhoon In-fa – Times of India

Shanghai cancels flights as China braces for Typhoon In-fa - Times of India

BEIJING: Shanghai‘s two international airports canceled all flights and authorities banned outdoor activities Sunday as eastern China braced for the arrival of Typhoon In-fa. In-fa was forecast to hit Zhejiang province, south of Shanghai, on Sunday afternoon, with rainfall of 250-350 millimeters (10 to 14 inches), the national weather bureau announced. “People should not willingly … Read more

US golfer Bryson DeChambeau tests positive for COVID-19 before departure for Tokyo Olympics | Tokyo Olympics News – Times of India

US golfer Bryson DeChambeau tests positive for COVID-19 before departure for Tokyo Olympics | Tokyo Olympics News - Times of India

WASHINGTON: US Open winner Bryson DeChambeau has been pulled out of the United States golf team after testing positive for COVID-19 before his departure for the Tokyo Olympics. The 27-year-old DeChambeau, who won the Major last year, was found to be infected with the virus in the tests done as part of the final testing … Read more

Oversized boho bags: Always fashionably relevant – Times of India

Oversized boho bags: Always fashionably relevant - Times of India

With music festivals and sports events kicking off in Europe and the US, and the Tokyo Olympics beginning, the season of witnessing excited throngs of people, carrying large totes with essentials for their day out has arrived. People are seen out and about on the streets without wearing masks, surely risking their chances with the … Read more

US launches second air strike in a week targeting Al-Shabaab in Somalia – Times of India

US launches second air strike in a week targeting Al-Shabaab in Somalia - Times of India

WASHINGTON: The US military conducted an air strike in Somalia on Friday against Al Qaeda affiliated Al-Shabaab jihadists, the second in four days after a six-month hiatus, the Pentagon said. The US military command for Africa (AFRICOM), “conducted an airstrike against Al-Shabaab in the vicinity of Qeycad” in Galmudug province 300 miles (500 kilometers) north … Read more

India vs Sri Lanka, 1st T20I: Mystery spinner Varun Chakravarthy set for debut | Cricket News – Times of India

India vs Sri Lanka, 1st T20I: Mystery spinner Varun Chakravarthy set for debut | Cricket News - Times of India

The ‘mystery’ of ‘mystery’ spinner Varun Chakravarthy may finally unravel as India, fresh off winning the ODI series 2-1, launch into the T20 International series against Sri Lanka, at the Premadasa Stadium in Colombo on Sunday night. Ever since he performed well for the Kolkata Knight Riders in last year’s IPL in UAE, the selectors … Read more

Mountbattens’ unseen personal diaries published amid UK court battle, but 1947-’48 diaries and letters mysteriously ‘withheld’ | India News – Times of India

Mountbattens' unseen personal diaries published amid UK court battle, but 1947-’48 diaries and letters mysteriously ‘withheld’ | India News - Times of India

LONDON: A battle to force the publication of all the personal diaries and letters of Lord and Lady Mountbatten that are in the Broadland Archive, which could shed light on the royal family, the relationship between Edwina Mountbatten and Jawaharlal Nehru, the fairness of drawing the Partition borders and the Mountbattens’ views of Gandhi, Nehru … Read more

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