Modi, Biden will discuss war in Ukraine and food security at Quad meeting

US President Joe Biden will have a “constructive and straightforward” conversation with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the “impact” of Russia’s “brutal invasion of Ukraine”, US National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan said on Sunday, ahead of their bilateral meeting on the sideslines of the Quad Leaders’ Summit in Tokyo on May 24. ing to questions … Read more

Red Bull & Verstappen Take F1 Championship Lead In Spain As Ferrari Falters

Verstappen won in Barcelona after 5 years which was the place of his maiden race win By Sahil Gupta | Published: 22-May-22 09:11 PM IST 283 Views View Photos Now Verstappen leads the world championship by 6 points Red Bull’s Max Verstappen took the lead of the F1 world championship with a commanding win in … Read more

County runs get Cheteshwar Pujara country recall

The IPL snub proved to be a blessing for Cheteshwar Pujara. While the world was busy watching the world’s most popular T20 tournament, Pujara, in his Sussex whites, was entertaining the English county faithfuls. In those idyllic surroundings, he has scored a couple of double tons and two hundreds – 170*, 203, 109, 201* – … Read more

Maharashtra, Kerala, Rajasthan reduce VAT on petrol, diesel after Center cuts excise duty

Maharashtra, Rajasthan and Kerala have decreased VAT on petrol and diesel after Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman’s call to provide further relief to consumers following a cut in excise duty by the Centrethough some other states appeared reluctant citing their inability to take more strain on revenue. Senior Congress leader Chidambaram on Sunday wondered whether the … Read more

Praful Patel on AIFF elections: Dragging this issue can be very disastrous… please do not underestimate FIFA’s strength to take radical decisions

Fearing a FIFA ban, which could grind most activities to a halt, former All India Football Federation (AIFF) president Praful Patel said he will talk to FIFA president Gianni Infantino and secretary-general Fatma Samoura to request them not to take such strong action. Patel also said he’ll speak with the Supreme Court-appointed Committee of Administrators … Read more

Quick learner Arshdeep Singh in India T20 squad for South Africa series

Punjab pacer Arshdeep Singh’s coach Jaswant Rai says his ward is a “quick learner”. As per Rai, it is the preparation before every game, which is helping Arshdeep outsmart the batsmen in the death overs. “Before every match, he will prepare his plans for the batsmen. If he is bowling to Dhoni and Surya, he … Read more

Top education news last week

As the CUET UG registration concludes, the UGC Chairman announced CUET for admissions to postgraduate programs too. Several state boards such as Goa, Karnataka released board results, in which girls outshined boys. While the state boards continued releasing results for the board classes, CISCE announced that from next year exams for the ICSE and ISC … Read more

‘He doesn’t beat me, he forces sex to break my spirit’: Three women ‘raped’ by their husbands speak out

“Even one judge saying a husband violating his wife’s consent is rape was validating. There it was, in legal black and white, something I had struggled to say to myself for so many years,” the 44-year-old says over the phone. “My husband has sexually violated me for years. He does not beat me or deny … Read more

Covid-19, shootings: Is mass death now tolerated in America?

After mass shootings killed and wounded people grocery shopping, going to church and simply living their lives last weekend, the nation marked a milestone of 1 million deaths from Covid-19. The number, once unthinkable, is now an irreversible reality in the United States — just like the persistent reality of gun violence that kills tens … Read more

Rejecting ‘Love Letters’ to North Korea, Joe Biden offers carrots and sticks instead

Love letters are out. Military exercises are back. In his first visit to South Korea since taking office, President Joe Biden restored America’s strategy toward the Korean Peninsula to the traditional approach that prevailed before his predecessor upended generations of relations by romancing North Korea’s dictatorial. That means more deterrence, more collaboration with allies and … Read more