Archive for June 15th, 2019
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Karthik likely for shortened game; Shadab, Haris may come in for Pakistan

Manchester, June 15 (PTI) Conditions and length of the match will dictate the team combination, says India captain Virat Kohli as the fickle Manchester weather is likely to affect Sunday’s clash against Pakistan.

While Kohli did not spell out the changes, there is a strong possibility that Dinesh Karthik…

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Trump blames Iran for tanker attacks but calls for talks

Washington, Jun 15 (AP) President Donald Trump has blamed Iran for attacks on oil tankers near the strategic Strait of Hormuz, but he also held out hope that implicit US threats to use force will yield talks with the Islamic Republic as the Pentagon considers beefing up defenses in the…

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Space blues

India wants to establish its own space station but are we getting a bit too ambitious with our programmes?

For a country that often seems isolated from the global scientific community, India has had some remarkable scientific successes. The country’s nuclear programme in the past and its ongoing space…

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Dudhwa National Park closes for tourists

Lakhimpur Kheri (UP), Jun 15 (PTI) The Dudhwa National Park (DNP), which is famous for tigers and swamp deers, closed for tourists on Saturday evening.

Tourists are allowed inside the Dudhwa Tiger Reserve (DTR) from November 15 to June 15 every year.

The entire DTR, which includes Dudhwa National Park…

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Making India USD 5 trillion economy challenging but achievable: Modi

New Delhi, Jun 15 (PTI) The goal of making India a USD 5 trillion economy by 2024 is “challenging, but achievable” with the concerted efforts of states, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said at the fifth meeting of NITI Aayog’s Governing Council here Saturday

The meeting is being attended by…

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Niti Aayog’s 5th Governing Council meet begins

New Delhi, Jun 15 (PTI) The fifth meeting of Niti Aayog’s Governing Council began here Saturday with the main agenda of deliberating upon drought situation, farm distress and security concerns over Naxal-affected districts.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is chairing the meeting, which is being held at Rashtrapati Bhavan…

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Farewell my friend: Shabana Azmi pays tributes to Girish Karnad

Mumbai, Jun 15 (PTI) It was a collaboration that started with Shyam Benegal’s “Nishant” and now 44 years later, Shabana Azmi remembers theatre and film veteran Girish Karnad as a true intellect, whose life cannot be described in a single sound byte.

Azmi on Saturday finally opened up about…

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