Landslide forces closure of new route to Vaishno Devi shrine:A landslide on Monday struck the Tarakote Marg, the new seven-km track to the Vaishno Devi shrine in Reasi district of Jammu and Kashmir, forcing its closure, a senior police officer said.
Cloudburst in Uttarakhand’s Chamoli, heavy rain in other states hampers normal life:In Uttarakhand, houses and vehicles have been damaged in Chamoli district’s Tharali area due to heavy rain and cloudburst on Monday.
Terrorist neutralized along LoC in Kupwara; ops underway:In Jammu and Kashmir, an unidentified armed terrorist was killed on Monday in an ongoing counter terror operation along Line of Control in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district.
Home Minister in Dhaka: India and Bangladesh sign Revised Travel Agreement:Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh co-chaired India-Bangladesh Home Minister level talks in Dhaka on Sunday.
NDA working to double farmers’ income by 2022, PM Modi tells farmers in West Bengal:Prime Minister Narendra Modi is in West Bengal on a day-long visit where he addressed a farmers rally in Midnapore in West Bengal.
PM Modi launches several development projects in Mirzapur:On the 2nd day of his two-day Uttar Pradesh visit, Prime Minister Narendra Modi dedicated the Bansagar canal project to the ation in Mirzapur; also laid foundation stone of Mirzapur Medical College and inaugurated 100 PM Jan Aushadi Kendras and a bridge over river Ganga.
Gautam Kaul of India won prestigious post in Federations’s Executive Committee elections:India has been elected new President of Asian Tug of War Federation. India’s Gautam Kaul won the prestigious post in the Federations’s Executive Committee elections held in Kathmandu on Sunday.
Under austerity push, Mexico’s President-elect slashes own salary:Mexican President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador says he plans to earn 40 per cent of what his predecessor makes, when he takes office in December as part of an austerity push in government.
All eyes on Trump-Putin summit in Helsinki today:U.S. President Donald Trump and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin will hold their first summit meeting in the Finnish capital Helsinki to discuss bilateral relations and host of international issues.
A look at Helsinki’s long history with U.S.-Russia summits:When U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin hold their first summit on July 16 in Helsinki, Finland, they’ll be meeting in a capital city that is well-accustomed to hosting high-level U.S.-Russia and U.S.-Soviet Summits.
EU urges big powers to prevent trade “conflict and chaos”:The European Union on Monday called on the United States, China and Russia to work together to avoid trade “conflict and chaos” to prevent it spiraling into violent confrontation.
Modric, Kane, Mbappe win top honours at this year’s FIFA World Cup:Croatian captain Luka Modric won the Golden Ball for the World Cup’s Best Player despite losing out 4-2 to France in a thrilling final in Moscow on Sunday.
It’s just the beginning, says Mbappe as Perisic disputes penalty call:After lifting the World Cup and celebrating on the pitch and in their locker rooms, France players joked around as they hopped out of the Luzhniki stadium on Sunday, with some sharing their thoughts on what the championship meant.
Despite loss, proud Croatians back their team:Croatian football fans were proud of their team even after the Vatreni, or Blazers, lost to France in its first ever World Cup final on Sunday.
‘FIFA Gagnants’! France are the WORLD CHAMPIONS!:Goals from Paul Pogba and Kylian Mbappe, as well as a controversial VAR-awarded penalty, helped France beat Croatia 4-2 in an incredible World Cup final in Moscow on Sunday to lift the trophy for the second time in their history.
Frustrated with football’s pain fakers? Blame evolution, say scientists: The on-field theatrics and alleged fake cries of pain from the likes of Neymar and Mbappe may have left football fans frustrated this World Cup season, but such behaviour possibly aided our ancestors’ survival and helped human speech evolve, a study has found.
Obesity alone does not increase early death risk: Study:Obesity alone does not increase risk of early death, say scientists who have found that obese patients with no other metabolic risk factors, do not have an increased rate of mortality.
JK Rowling’s next in September under her pseudonym Robert Galbraith:J K Rowling will come out with the fourth novel in the series about the exploits of private investigator Cormoran Strike on September 18, under her pseudonym Robert Galbraith.
Nepal’s Muktinath: Of faith and popularity:Nepal”s Muktinath is a sacred place for the Hindus and Buddhists. Every year thousands of pilgrims offer prayers at famous Muktinath temple situated at around 12,500 feet above the sea level.