Myanmar police scuffle with nationalist monk's followers
Protesters, many of them monks, gathered outside the Insein Prison in Myanmar’s main city of Yangon, where Wirathu has been held since November last year. Police said they had not set out to break the protest up but had been provoked and has arrested one protester.
Don't regret playing that shot off Nathan Lyon, says Rohit Sharma
India Test vice-captain Rohit Sharma on Saturday said that he does not regret playing the aerial shot off the bowling of Nathan Lyon on the second day of the ongoing fourth and final Test against Australia here at the Gabba, Brisbane.
Dr Harsh Vardhan says Indian vaccine will work as 'sanjeevani' in fight against Covid-19
The Indian vaccine will work as 'sanjeevani' in the fight against Covid-19, said Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan on Saturday. The Minister joined the doctors and potential vaccine beneficiaries at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi, to witness the launch of the nationwide Covid-19 vaccination, where a sanitation worker becomes the first person to receive the vaccine.
4th Test: Rohit's dismissal puts India on backfoot in rain-marred Day 2
Rohit Sharma's indiscreet shot selection pegged India back after rookie bowling attack restricted Australia to 369 on a rain-curtailed second day of the fourth Test in Brisbane. With heavy thundershowers preventing any play in the post tea session, India ended the day at 62/2. Rohit was elegant as ever in his 44 off 74 before Nathan Lyon got rid of him before the break. India still trail by 307 runs.
Rohit Sharma falls to Nathan Lyon yet again, the sixth time in Tests
Australia's premier spinner Nathan Lyon on Saturday outfoxed Rohit Sharma yet again. Lyon dismissed Rohit for the sixth time in Tests. The Australian spinner has now dismissed the Indian opener the most number of times in his Test career.
At 18 million, India has largest diaspora in the world: UN
The Indian diaspora, one of the most “vibrant and dynamic”, is the largest in the world, with 18 million people from the country living outside their homeland in 2020, the UN has said. The United Arab Emirates, the US and Saudi Arabia host the largest numbers of migrants from India, it said.
As China works to prevent split, Nepal FM says won't allow foreign interference
Amid Chinese efforts to prevent a split in the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP), visiting Nepal foreign minister Pradeep Gyawali Saturday said while some countries may have concerns about the current political situation in Nepal, Kathmandu won't accept interference by any foreign power in Nepal's domestic politics.
India's coronavirus vaccination drive based on humanitarian, important principles: PM Modi
Speaking at the launch of the nationwide vaccination drive against the novel coronavirus via video conferencing, PM Modi said: "India's coronavirus drive is based on humanitarian and very important principles. Those who need the vaccine the most will get the dose first. Those who are at high risk will get the vaccine shot at first. Doctors, nurses, sanitation staff at hospitals, medical and para-medical staff are the most deserving to get the vaccine dose first."