The Afghan air force carried out more airstrikes against Taliban positions in southern Afghanistan on Thursday, as the insurgent force made additional gains in the country’s north. A defence ministry statement said air strikes were carried out across the country, including in the southern Helmand province, where the provincial capital of Lashkar Gah is being
“Not a Bronze day but Golden Day for Indian Hockey” said Gurbux Singh who, along with the Indian hockey team, won Gold in the 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo. As the men’s hockey team won Bronze at another Olympics in Tokyo, Singh spoke exclusively to India Today, sharing his optimism and claiming that Indian Hockey’s
India on Thursday strongly rejected a statement on Jammu and Kashmir by the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) and asked it to refrain from allowing vested interests to exploit its platform for comments on internal affairs of the country. The strong comments by the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) came in response to the statement
Former India women’s hockey team assistant coach Mir Ranjan Negi paid a glorious tribute to men’s team veteran PR Sreejesh by calling him the best goalkeeper in the sport over the last two decades. PR Sreejesh stood like a wall between the Germans and the Indian goalpost during their Tokyo 2020 bronze medal match and
Barcelona said in a statement that a deal between the club and Lionel Messi for a new contract had been reached but financial “obstacles” made it impossible for the player to remain with the club. “Despite FC Barcelona and Lionel Messi having reached an agreement and the clear intention of both parties to sign a
China is leading the table for gold medals at the Tokyo Olympics. Looks like it is still not enough to satiate its feelings of supremacy when it comes to losing to countries like Japan and Taiwan. Their online trolls and brands have taken a very hard line stance against matters pertaining to these two countries.
The Rani Rampal-led women’s hockey team has already scripted history and will now look to notch up its maiden podium finish at the Olympics when it takes on Great Britain in the bronze medal play-off in Tokyo on Friday. This is the third time the Indian women’s team has made an Olympic appearance. India appeared
A day after a Hindu temple was attacked by a mob in Bhong city of Pakistan’s Punjab province, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan took to Twitter to state that the government will renovate the damaged temple. Additionally, Imran Khan said in his tweet that he has already asked the Inspector General in the province to
Russia has not invited India to a crucial meeting on Afghanistan that it has convened in Qatar. The meeting, titled “extended Troika”, will be held on August 11. Talks under this framework were earlier taken place on March 18 and April 30. Apart from Russia, China, Pakistan and the US are expected to attend this
James Anderson struck twice in two deliveries to help England stage a comeback in the second session before continuous rain forced early stumps on day two of the first Test in Nottingham on Thursday. The tourists, cruising at 97 for no loss in the morning, slumped to 125-4 when play was halted and rain followed.