Aston Martin unveils ‘sports car for the skies’ at airshow

Aston Martin unveils ‘sports car for the skies’ at airshow

Volante Vision Concept (Image Courtesy: http://www.astonmartin.com)    FARNBOROUGH, July 18 (Reuters): James Bond would love it. Aston Martin, maker of the luxury sports cars favored by the fictional British spy, has now come up with a futuristic personal aircraft it has dubbed “a sports car for the skies”.   Aston Martin unveiled the three-seater hybrid-electric vehicle […]

Swami Agnivesh beaten up in Jharkhand, probe ordered 

Swami Agnivesh beaten up in Jharkhand, probe ordered 

Swami Agnivesh (IANS Photo)   Ranchi, July 17 (IANS): Social activist Swami Agnivesh was on Tuesday assaulted by a group of suspected Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM) activists shouting “Jai Shri Ram” slogans at Pakur in Jharkhand, following which the state ordered a probe.   Chief Minister Raghubar Das ordered the probe into the assault […]

India: With opposition pitching for no-trust motion, monsoon parliament session set to be stormy

India: With opposition pitching for no-trust motion, monsoon parliament session set to be stormy

Indian Parliament. (Reuters file photo)    New Delhi, July 17 (IANS): With an aggressive opposition pitching for a no-trust motion against the Narendra Modi government over various issues, the bitterness that saw complete washout of the Budget session is likely to spill into the monsoon session scheduled to commence from Wednesday.   As far as […]

Anti-Kremlin protesters invade pitch during World Cup final

Anti-Kremlin protesters invade pitch during World Cup final

Stewards chase pitch invaders. (REUTERS/Carl Recine)   MOSCOW, July 15 (Reuters): The World Cup final between France and Croatia in Moscow was briefly interrupted when three intruders affiliated to anti-Kremlin punk band Pussy Riot ran onto the pitch before being hauled off by stewards.   The pitch invaders, who were dressed in police-style outfits, were […]

France overpower Croatia 4-2 to win World Cup

France overpower Croatia 4-2 to win World Cup

France substitutes run onto the pitch as they celebrate winning the World Cup REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov   MOSCOW, July 15  (Reuters):  France overwhelmed Croatia 4-2 in the World Cup final at Moscow’s Luzhniki stadium on Sunday to lift the trophy for the second time in 20 years.   The French, playing their third World Cup final, […]

World Cup 2018: Belgium overpower tired England to secure third place

World Cup 2018: Belgium overpower tired England to secure third place

Belgium players celebrate with their medals after Third Place Play Off match with England at Saint Petersburg Stadium, Saint Petersburg, Russia on July 14. (REUTERS/Lee Smith)   ST PETERSBURG, July 14 (Reuters):  Belgium beat England 2-0 in the World Cup third-place playoff on Saturday to secure their best ever finish at a World Cup and […]

Weary Nadal bows out of Wimbledon with pride

Weary Nadal bows out of Wimbledon with pride

Rafael Nadal (ESP) leaves the court after his match against Novak Djokovic (SRB) on day 12 at All England Lawn and Croquet Club on July 14. (Reuters via Susan Mullane-USA TODAY Sports)   LONDON, July 14 (Reuters): Rafael Nadal said he was proud and had nothing to reproach himself for after losing a top-quality Wimbledon […]

Djokovic outlasts Nadal in classic Wimbledon semi-final

Djokovic outlasts Nadal in classic Wimbledon semi-final

Serbia’s Novak Djokovic celebrates winning his semi final match against Spain’s Rafael Nadal. (REUTERS/Andrew Boyers)   LONDON, July 14 (Reuters):  Serbia’s Novak Djokovic reached his fifth Wimbledon final as he resisted everything great rival Rafael Nadal could throw at him to win 6-4 3-6 7-6(9) 3-6 10-8 in a two-day classic that concluded in nerve-jangling […]

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