Fake sleuths who robbed 2 Keralites of Rs 13 lakh held

The six-member gang in two cars had intercepted the vehicle of Abhinesh and Naushad from Thalassery, Kerala, who had come here to purchase gold ornaments, and took away Rs 13 lakh from duo on 17 July, the police said. The victims were asked to collect the money after showing proper documents in the vigilance office. Continue Reading

Chandrayaan-2 shows India’s determination to scale new frontiers: PM

“Thanks to Chandrayaan, India’s lunar programme will get a substantial boost. Our existing knowledge of the moon will be significantly enhanced,” he tweeted. On the importance of Chandrayaan-2, Modi said, the mission is unique because it will explore and perform studies on the south pole region of lunar terrain which has not been explored and sampled by “any past mission”. “What would make every Indian overjoyed is the fact that Chandrayaan-2 is a fully indigenous mission.

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Lanka will introduce new laws to prevent terrorism: Wickremesinghe

“There was a great fear among people. That’s why we first decided to detain all terrorists by police and prosecute them. Secondly, we need to bring a new system to ensure the country’s security so that this does not happen again,” Continue Reading

Pirates rob S Korea ship crew near Singapore Strait

A ministry statement says seven pirates used a speedboat to approach the cargo ship before boarding it. It says one of the pirates was carrying a pistol while others were armed with knives. Ministry officials say the pirates took $13,000 in cash, clothes, shoes and smartphones from the crew Continue Reading

Hong Kong protests absolutely intolerable: China

Protesters have vowed to sustain their movement until their core demands — including universal suffrage and the resignation of the city’s pro-Beijing leader Carrie Lam — are met. So far, Beijing has refused to budge. Officials and state media have accused the protesters of playing into the hands of foreign powers who seek to harm China, and backed the Hong Kong government. Continue Reading

TNPL is a good platform for players to make a mark: PC Prakash

In a chat with News Today, the coach speaks about his team’s chances, TNPL, and Tamilnadu cricket. PC Prakash is optimistic of the team’s chances this year. He says, “We have a good all-round side this year and are looking to do better this year. Our aim is to qualify for the knockouts first and then to go on and win the title which has been eluding us for the last two years.” Continue Reading

Hungary wins World Finals of Neymar Jr’s Five

Hungary won 7 out of their eight matches, including a 2-0 win over Spain in the final, to land the title in the mixed competition. Their only defeat came against Team Kalina Rangers from India. The honour of being the second female world champions went to the Slovakia, who were consistent throughout the tournament and narrowly overcame Japan 2-1 in the final. Both world champion teams will get an exclusive behind the scenes trip to visit Neymar Jr at Paris Saint-Germain. Continue Reading

Hima wins fourth gold in 15 days

In her first competitive 200m race of the year, the old Assam runner had clocked 23.65 seconds on her way to gold at the Poznan Athletics Grand Prix in Poland 2 July. After that, she won her second 200m gold at the Kutno Athletics Meet, also in Poland, 7 July with a time of 23.97 seconds. On 13 July, she won her third 200m gold at the Kladno Athletics Meet in Czech Republic with a time of 23.43.
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