Anti-violence protesters block major freeway in Chicago

Anti-violence protesters block major freeway in Chicago

Anti-violence protesters block major freeway in Chicago, Illinois, U.S. on July 7, 2018, in this picture grab obtained from social media video. (TIM SIXX/ via REUTERS)   Reuters Hundreds of protesters calling for an end to gun violence in Chicago partially shut down a major freeway in the city on Saturday, restricting traffic as they […]

Today is D-Day’: Rescuers begin mission to extract Thai cave boys

Today is D-Day’: Rescuers begin mission to extract Thai cave boys

Rescue workers arrive at the Tham Luang cave complex, where 12 schoolboys and their soccer coach are trapped inside a flooded cave, after Thailand’s government instructed members of the media to move out urgently, in the northern province of Chiang Rai, Thailand on July 8, 2018. (REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun)   HAM LUANG CAVE (Thailand), July […]

NEET, JEE Mains to be held twice a year from 2019

New Delhi, July 7 (IANS): Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar on Saturday announced that JEE Mains and NEET — the two national level engineering and medical entrance examinations — will be held twice a year from 2019 by a newly-formed National Testing Agency (NTA).   The NTA was approved by the Union Cabinet in […]

Most parties oppose simultaneous polls in meeting with Law Commission

Most parties oppose simultaneous polls in meeting with Law Commission

Voters line up to exercise their franchise at a polling station in Dimapur during an election (Morung/Soreishim Mahong file photo)   New Delhi, July 7 (IANS): Most political parties, including those friendly with the BJP, told the Law Commission on Saturday that they are opposed to the proposal of simultaneous elections to the Lok Sabha […]

Motor Racing: Emotional Hamilton on pole for home British GP

Motor Racing: Emotional Hamilton on pole for home British GP

Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton celebrates after qualifying in pole position alongside Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel (L) and Kimi Raikkonen (R) (REUTERS/Andrew Yates)   SILVERSTONE, July 7 (Reuters):  An emotional Lewis Hamilton put Mercedes on pole position for his home British Grand Prix on Saturday after giving his all to stay ahead of Ferrari’s Formula One championship leader […]

World Cup 2018: Croatia end Russia’s World Cup dream on penalties

World Cup 2018: Croatia end Russia’s World Cup dream on penalties

Croatia players celebrate winning the penalty shootout against Russia at Fisht Stadium, Sochi, Russia on July 7. (REUTERS/Christian Hartmann)   SOCHI, July 7 (Reuters): Croatia ended Russia’s unlikely World Cup dream when they won 4-3 on penalties to eliminate the gallant hosts after a dramatic quarter-final ended 2-2 after extra time on Saturday.   Ivan Rakitic […]

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