India's NSA advisor Ajit Doval and Pakistani NSA Moeed Yusuf will be in Tajikistan for a meeting of SCO.

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NSAs Of India & Pak To Attend SCO Meet In Tajikistan Next Week

India's National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval and Pakistani NSA Moeed Yusuf are expected to attend an in-person SCO meeting in Tajikistan, on June 23. In the presence of NSAs of other countries, Tajikistan will serve as group chair. Although there is no confirmation of a formal meeting between the Indian and Pakistani NSAs, the development has come at a time when New Delhi and Islamabad are being cautious in relations.

Sun, 20 Jun 2021 - 04:48 PM / by Anvitha Shetty

Tags: NSA, Ajit Doval, India, Pakistan

Courtesy: WION News

Indian athletes to undergo daily testing and are not allowed to practice with athletes from other countries.

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Olympics: Escalated Restriction On 11 Countries, Including India

The Tokyo Olympics organisers have increased restrictions on athletes and participants from 11 countries, including India where new variants of Covid-19 have been found. The new guidelines issued on June 18 say they are not allowed to socialize with athletes from other countries for the first three days after arriving in Tokyo. Further, Indians & others from five countries have to get them tested every day at the games.

Sun, 20 Jun 2021 - 11:46 AM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: Tokyo Olympics, Covid-19, India, SECOND WAVE, Tokyo

Han Junwei.

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STF To Investigate Chinese National Held On India-Bangladesh Border

The case of Chinese national Han Junwei, who was caught while crossing the international Indo-Bangladesh border, is likely to be investigated by the Special Task Force. A laptop, two iPhones, a Bangladeshi SIM, two pen drives, ATM cards, US dollars, Bangladeshi, Indian currency and a Valid passport have been recovered from his possession. However, the passwords to his phones and laptops are not able to be cracked so far.

Thu, 17 Jun 2021 - 02:10 PM / by Sohini Mandal

Tags: Chinese, India, Bangladesh, Indo-Bangladesh border, international border

Courtesy: The Economic Times

Covid-19

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New COVID-19 Variant ‘Delta+’ & 'AY.1' Found In India, Says Researchers

COVID-19 variant 'Delta' which caused the second wave of pandemic in India has now changed its appearance. However, a new variant ‘Delta+’ or AY.1 has been found in the country. Now, the question here arises whether this variant can also create devastation like delta variant. CSIR- Ginomiki Institute Scientist Vinod Scaria said, "Mutation can also be related to immunity against viruses."

Tue, 15 Jun 2021 - 03:29 PM / by Sahil Quadir

Tags: Covid-19, Delta, India, vaccine, Delta+

Courtesy: Magzter

WTC Finals

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WTC Finals Winner To Receive USD 1.6 Million, Test Mace: ICC

International Cricket Council on June 14 announced that the winner of the World Test Championship finals will receive USD 1.6 million along with the Championship Mace. However, the runner-ups team will get USD 800,000. "In case the final ends in a draw or a tie, the finalists will split the prize money for the first and second places and share possession of the Mace," said the ICC.

Tue, 15 Jun 2021 - 11:51 AM / by Sahil Quadir

Tags: ICC, ICC WTC Final, India, New Zealand

Courtesy: NDTV Sports

Southampton

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WTC Finals: Pitch Ground May Help Spinners, Says Simon Lee

Head groundsman, Simon Lee hinted that the pitch of the World Test Championship final may have some ‘pace, bounce and carry'. However, the WTC final is scheduled to be played on June 18, at the Ageas Bowl in Southampton. Lee agreed on the fact that creating such a wicket in England is difficult, but he does not want a one-sided match. Besides, he believes that pitch may help… read-more

Mon, 14 Jun 2021 - 04:56 PM / by Sahil Quadir

Tags: WTC Final, Southampton, India, New Zealand

Courtesy: NDTV Sports

Italian marines who murdered fishermen off the coast of Kerala, to be prosecuted in Italy.

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Italian Govt To Prosecute Marines Accused Of Killing Indian Fishermen

The Supreme Court has ordered that the Italian government will prosecute the two Italian Marines who had killed two Indian fishermen in 2012. Besides, the court also stated that it would also direct the Italian government to pay a compensation of Rs 10 crore to the families of the fishermen. Notably, governments of both the countries have already agreed upon the compensation part.

Sat, 12 Jun 2021 - 11:52 AM / by Anvitha Shetty

Tags: Italy, India, Supreme Court of India, Marines, Fishermen

Cheetah

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India To Receive 8 Cheetah's From South Africa

Extinct in India since 50+ years, the world’s fastest animal Cheetah is all set to sprawl in Indian forests. Reportedly, eight Cheetah’s including three females will be brought from South Africa in November. The Wildlife Institute of India's Yadvendradev Jhala said, "Finally we have the resources and the habitat to reintroduce the cat.” Likely to be translocated in MPs Kuno National Park, this will be World’s first inter-continental large… read-more

Tue, 08 Jun 2021 - 07:10 PM / by Anvitha Shetty

Tags: Cheetah, India, South Africa, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan

Courtesy: Yahoo News

Lamborghini Huracan Spyder.

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Lamborghini Huracan Spyder Launched In India At Rs 3.54 Crore

Ending an year-long wait, Italian carmaker Lamborghini on June 8 launched the Huracan Evo Rear-Wheel-Drive (RWD) Spyder in India. The company has set the open-top model's price at Rs 3.54 crore, slightly higher than RWD Coupe (Rs 3.22 cr). With 320kmph top speed, the vehicle can reach 100kmph in just 3.5 seconds. Besides, it has a 8.4-inch touchscreen with voice recognition and its roof can be opened/closed in 17 seconds. 

Tue, 08 Jun 2021 - 05:53 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: lamborghini, Huracan Spyder, Huracan Coupe, India

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Sunil Chhetri

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Sunil Chhetri Surpasses Lionel Messi In International Goalscorer List

Surpassing Argentina’s Lionel Messi, Indian football great Sunil Chhetri becomes the second-highest international goalscorer in the current list of active men’s footballers. Chhetri, with 74 international goals, is second only to Portuguese star Cristiano Ronaldo, who is on top of the list with 103 international goals. Chhetri scored his 73rd and 74th international… read-more

Tue, 08 Jun 2021 - 01:16 PM / by Sahil Quadir

Tags: 2022 FIFA World Cup, Sunil Chhetri, India, Bangladesh

Courtesy: Zee News