Biden faces growing pressure from the left over voting bill
When New York Democratic Rep. Mondaire Jones was at the White House for the signing of the proclamation making Juneteenth a national holiday last week, he told President Joe Biden their party needed him more involved in passing voting legislation on the Hill.In response? Biden "just sort of stared at me,'' Jones said, describing an "awkward silence'' that passed between the two.
Balbir Sr's finger was broken, but he still played: Gurdev on 1956 Oly journey
Former Indian hockey forward Gurdev Singh, who played an integral part in India's Gold Medal victory at the 1956 Olympics in Melbourne, reminisced playing alongside the great Balbir Singh Sr ahead of the Tokyo Olympics. "We played with five forwards in that tournament. I scored 5 goals in the Olympics.
Japanese MotoGP cancelled due to Covid, Americas GP in October
The Japanese Grand Prix has been cancelled due to travel complications and logistical restrictions amid the Covid-19 pandemic, with the Grand Prix of the Americas to be held in Austin from Oct. 1-3 instead, MotoGP organisers said on Wednesday.
UK court refuses Nirav Modi's application to appeal against extradition to India
A UK high court on Wednesday rejected fugitive diamond merchant Nirav Modi's application to appeal against his extradition to India. Nirav Modi, accused of defrauding PNB of around $2 billion (Rs 14k cr), had lodged an appeal in the London high court last month. On April 15, 2021, UK home secretary Priti Patel had ordered the 50-year-old diamantaire be extradited to India.
AstraZeneca, Pfizer vaccines effective against Delta variants: Study
Covid-19 vaccines made by AstraZeneca and the Pfizer-BioNTech alliance remain broadly effective against Delta and Kappa variants of the Covid-19 causing virus, which were first identified in India, according to a scientific study, underpinning a continued push to deliver the shots.
Previous Pak govts did not curb terrorist financing: Qureshi
The Paris-based Financial Action Task Force (FATF) placed Pakistan on the grey list in June 2018 and asked Islamabad to implement a plan of action to curb money laundering and terror financing by the end of 2019 but the deadline was extended later on due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
ICC Test Rankings: Jadeja becomes top-ranked all-rounder
South Africa's wicketkeeper-batsman Quinton de Kock on Wednesday returned to the top 10 of the ICC Men's Test Player Rankings after top-scoring against the West Indies and helping complete a 158-run victory in St Lucia for a 2-0 win in their ICC World Test Championship series.
Nepal's top court removes most of cabinet in blow to caretaker PM
Nepal's Supreme Court delivered a fresh blow to embattled communist Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli by removing 20 recently appointed ministers, pending a ruling on whether a caretaker premier can make such sweeping cabinet changes.
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