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Terrorist neutralized along LoC in Kupwara; ops underway

The gunfight broke out near Safaa-wali Gali Batpora forests after a joint search party of security forces comprising of Army’s JAKLI and RR intercepted the movement of a group of armed infiltrators during pre-dawn hours on Monday. They said a body of an unknown terrorist has been recovered along with ... Read More »

Obesity alone does not increase early death risk: Study

The study could impact how we think about obesity and health, said Jennifer Kuk, an associate professor at York University in Canada. “This is in contrast with most of the literature and we think this is because most studies have defined metabolic healthy obesity as having up to one metabolic ... Read More »

All eyes on Trump-Putin summit in Helsinki today

Trump has said that, he will raise the subject of 12 Russians indicted for alleged hacking during the 2016 US election while Russia has denied the hacking allegations. There have been calls in the US for Trump to cancel his meeting with Putin over the indictments, announced on Friday by ... Read More »

Despite loss, proud Croatians back their team

Ahead of the match, fans of Croatia gathered together at the main square in Zagreb, the capital of the country, to watch the final match. Although the game ended 4-2 in favor of France, fans were still impressed by what Croatia achieved at the tournament. Following the loss fans were ... Read More »

A look at Helsinki’s long history with U.S.-Russia summits

The venue is famed for its Cold War diplomacy, hosting previous summits over the decades between Leonid Brezhnev and Gerald Ford in 1975, Mikhail Gorbachev and George H.W. Bush in 1990, and Boris Yeltsin and Bill Clinton in 1997. Some 35 heads of state and ruling Communist Party chiefs attended ... Read More »

‘FIFA Gagnants’! France are the WORLD CHAMPIONS!

In a match that had a bit of everything, Mario Mandzukic scored the first ever own goal in a World Cup final to put France in front at the Luzhniki Stadium, only for Ivan Perisic to equalise. However, Antoine Griezmann’s penalty put France back in front after Perisic’s handball was ... Read More »

Nepal’s Muktinath: Of faith and popularity

The famous Muktinath temple is situated in the Annapurna mountain range in Mustang district of Nepal. It is one of the most ancient temples of Lord Vishnu. The Hindus calls it Mutki Kshetra, the place of salvation. Prime Minister Narendra Modi offered prayers at Muktinath temple in May this year. ... Read More »

FIFA World Cup 2018: France are the WORLD CHAMPIONS!

France led 2-1 at halftime courtesy of the first own-goal and the first video-reviewed penalty in a World Cup final. The own-goal off the top of Mario Mandzukic’s head was the 12th of the tournament. That’s double the previous World Cup record of six. Croatia rallied to equalize on a ... Read More »

Novak Djokovic beats Kevin Anderson to win fourth Wimbledon title

After the monumental drama provided by both men’s semi-finals, the two longest in Wimbledon history, the showpiece proved something of an anti-climax as Djokovic ended a two-year Grand Slam title drought. Anderson, bidding to become the first South African to win the men’s title, had spent 21 hours on court ... Read More »

FIFA World Cup 2018 final: France lead 4-1 against Croatia

The title clash refreshes memory of their 1998 semi-final when two near-identical second half strikes by right-back Liliam Thuram propelled France to their first final before they went on to overwhelm defending champions and South American powerhouse Brazil. This time, however, Zlatko Dalic-coached Croatia have a squad capabale of going all the way. Just like the ... Read More »