David Beckham To Receive UEFA President’s Award

David Beckham hung up his boots in 2013 © AFP Former England captain David Beckham is to receive the 2018 UEFA President’s Award in honour of his achievements in the game and his work since retiring as a player, European football’s governing body said on Tuesday. The ex-Manchester United and Real Madrid midfielder, who…

NEET 2019 Medical Entrance Exam NEET Once A Year, To Be Handwritten

New Delhi:  The Union Education Ministry has scrapped its plan to conduct the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test or NEET twice a year and in online mode after recommendations of the the Health Ministry. NEET, the entrance exam for medical and dental undergraduate programmes, will be held in May next year and will be handwritten….

Satya Pal Malik To Replace NN Vohra As Jammu And Kashmir Governor

New Delhi:  Jammu and Kashmir Governor NN Vohra, who has handled the charge of the state for more than a decade, will not get another term. Bihar Governor Satya Pal Malik has been appointed as his replacement. Jammu and Kashmir has been under Governor’s Rule since June 20, after the BJP ended its coalition government…

Helicopters, Rescuers Search Creek Bed After Italy Flash Flood Kills 10

A firefighter stands in the area after several people were killed in a mountain gorge flooding. (Reuters) ROME:  Firefighters and emergency workers on Tuesday combed the creek bed downstream from a gorge where sudden heavy rain created a wall of water that swept away tourists on Monday in the southern Italy region of Calabria, killing…

Divya Kakran Wins Bronze In Women’s 68KG Freestyle Category

Divya Kakran won the bronze medal in the women’s 68 kilogram freestyle category © Twitter India’s wrestler Divya Kakran won the bronze medal in the women’s 68-kilogram freestyle category at the 18th Asian Games on Tuesday. Divya thrashed Chen Wenling of Chinese Taipei by technical superiority in the play-off for the bronze medal. A…

As Top Court Delays Release, Nawaz Sharif To Celebrate Eid In Jail

Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam and son-in-law Safdar are serving jail terms of 10-years (File) Islamabad:  For the second time in his political career, Pakistan’s jailed former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will celebrate Eid in a jail after a Top Court deferred the decision on a petition seeking his release. The Islamabad High Court’s judgement…

Lakshay Sheoran-Shreyasi Singh Finish Sixth In Mixed Trap Shooting Event

India’s mixed trap shooting duo of Lakshay Sheoran and Shreyasi Singh finished sixth and last at the 18th Asian Games on Tuesday. Lakshay-Shreyasi scored 16 points in the finals to be eliminated first with a disappointing performance. Lebanon’s Alain Moussa and Ray Bassil came up with an Asian record score of 43 to take the…

Breakdown In Delhi Metro’s Blue Line Delays Trains On Route

Delhi Metro’s Blue Line going towards Dwarka from Noida and Ghaziabad suffered a breakdown (File Photo) New Delhi:  Delhi Metro’s Blue Line going towards Dwarka from Noida and Ghaziabad suffered a breakdown on Tuesday leading to inordinate delay in movement of trains on that stretch and inconvenience to hundreds of passengers. The snag was caused…

Crocodile At Chalakudy In Thrissur, Snakes Take Over Kerala’s Flooded Homes

At Chalakudy in Kerala’s Thrissur, a man was stunned to see a new occupant in his house: a crocodile Thiruvananthapuram:  People returning to flood-battered homes in Kerala from relief camps have found them being invaded by snakes, other reptiles and insects. At Chalakudy in Kerala’s Thrissur district, a man who returned on Monday night to…

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