NYC Subway Attack Suspect Frank James Arrested
Frank James, the suspect in the recent NYC subway attack, has been arrested after a 30-hour manhunt. The 62-year-old man is now facing federal terrorism charge for attacking a mass transit system. He stands to get life imprisonment, if convicted. Several commuters were injured in the attack. James, a "race-obsessed" African-American, has a long criminal history, and had uploaded a string of disturbing YouTube videos, ranting about race and… read-more
Tags: Race, Racism, Terrorism, Terrorist attack, Suspect
Honda India Talent Hunt Resumes With Round 3; Aspiring Racers Compete In Hyderabad
Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India Pvt Ltd resumed the Honda India Talent Hunt by conducting round three. After going through rigourous levels of tests, eight riders from six cities competed in round three, in Hyderabad. Reportedly, all the riders were aged 16-17. Senior Vice President Prabhu Nagraj said, this "is a platform developed by Honda that gives an avenue to aspiring racers from all over India".
Tags: Honda, Race, Racetrack, Honda Talent Hunt, One Make
Amid COVID-19 Rise, Bullock Cart Races Cancelled: Pune
Amid rise in COVID-19 cases and Omicron threat, the administration in Pune cancelled two bullock cart races, scheduled to be held on January 1. The races were to be held in Nanoli, and were cancelled following the order issued by concerned Collector. Moreover, Pune district on January 1, reported 631 COVID-19 cases, and two deaths, taking the tally to 11,65,217 and the toll to 19,249, respectively.
Tags: Mumbai, Pune, Covid-19, Race, cancellation
Courtesy: Fres Press Journal
World Record For Gudaf Tsegay In Women's Indoor 1500 Metres
Ethiopian sprinter Gudaf Tsegay has become the world champion by breaking a world record in the Women's indoor 1500 meters in a meet at Lievin. The 24-year-old posted a time of 3 minutes, 53.9 seconds, two seconds quicker than the previous record. After the feat, the sprinter said, "I'm not really surprised. I worked to do that." Previously, the record was held by Genzebe Dibaba in 2014.
Tags: sports, athelee, sprinter, Race
British F1 Racer Lewis Hamilton Signs 1 Year Contract With Mercedes
Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton has signed a one-year contract with Mercedes on February 9. While Hamilton's contract expired in December 2020 and was a free agent until now, the Mercedes-AMG Petronas Team expressed gratitude by welcoming and continuing in 2021. Meanwhile, the 36-year-old British F1-racer is eyeing for a victory in a unique eighth world title, as he will contest in the upcoming season starting in March at Bahrain.
Tags: Formula 1, Lewis Hamilton, Race, Mercedes, Bahrain Grand Prix
Jehan Daruvala Secures 2nd Consecutive Victory In F3 Asian C'ship
Keeping his winning streak intact, Mumbai Falcons' racer Jehan Daruvala emerged victorious in round two of the prestigious Asian Formula 3 Championship. Starting from the pole position following his historic win in the first race, Daruvala conquered the second race in a close fight. "We were all on edge," said Falcons' CEO. Besides, Jehan also secured a hat-trick of podiums after finishing second in the third race, thereby catapulting… read-more
Tags: Jehan Daruvala, Mumbai Falcons, F3 Asian Championship, Race, F3 Racing
Twitter Updates Conduct Policy; Bars Hate Tweets On Race, Ethnicity
As a measure to curb hate speech of different kinds, the micro-blogging site Twitter has updated its conduct policy on December 2. As per the new policy, Twitter will prohibit the “language that dehumanizes people based on race, ethnicity and national origin”. Earlier, Twitter had barred hate-tweets religion, caste, age, disability, and disease. However, the company has been criticised for not implementing the ban before the US Presidential… read-more
Tags: Twitter, Social Media, hate speech, Race
Courtesy: Al Jazeera
Indian Racer Yash Aradhya to Participate in French Formula 4 Championship
Bangalore-based racer, Yash Aradhya, a National Champion in Karting and Formula 4, is set to participate in the French Formula 4 Championship. He will be participating in the open category of the FIA (Federation Internationale De’l Automabile) held at Paul Ricard circuit in Le Castellet, France. Incidentally, Yash is the only Indian participating in the championship and had to miss the first three rounds owing to visa problems. Speaking about… read-more
Tags: Formula 4, Race, Karting, Championship, France
Courtesy: Brifly News