Pakistan vs New Zealand 2021 series schedule announced, NZ tour after 18 years
Pakistan vs New Zealand 2021 series schedule announced, NZ tour after 18 years

NEW DELHI — The New Zealand national cricket team will visit Pakistan first time since 2003 for a limited-overs series in September and October 2021, according to Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB).

In a tweet, the PCB confirmed the schedule of New Zealand’s first tour of Pakistan in 18 years.

As per the schedule announced by the PCB, the tour will begin on September 17 with the first One-Day International at Rawalpindi, followed by two more ODIs on September 19 and 21.

After that, the players will travel to Lahore for a five-match T20I series that will begin on September…

Prashant Kishor resigns as Principal Advisor to Punjab CM
Prashant Kishor resigns as Principal Advisor to Punjab CM

In March of this year, Captain Amarinder Singh appointed Prashant Kishor as his Principal Advisor, ahead of the state’s 2022 Assembly elections.

CHANDIGARH (PUNJAB) — Prashant Kishor, a political strategist, resigned as Principal Advisor to Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday, ahead of the 2022 Assembly elections.

Kishor claimed in his resignation letter that he will be unable to perform his duties as the Principal Advisor to the Punjab Chief Minister because he has decided to take a brief vacation from public life.

“As you are aware, in view of my decision to take a temporary break from active role in public life, I have not been able to take over the responsibilities as your Principal Advisor,” his letter read.

Rahul Gandhi visiting Srinagar on August 9 to meet local leaders
Rahul Gandhi visiting Srinagar on August 9 to meet local leaders

This will be the Congress leader’s first visit to the erstwhile state since Article 370 was repealed

NEW DELHI — According to sources quoted by news agency ANI, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi would travel to Srinagar on August 9 to meet with party leaders and workers.

The lawmaker will also be present at the wedding event of son of Jammu and Kashmir Pradesh Congress Committee (JKPCC) President Ghulam Ahmed Mir.

The Congress leaders may also visit Mata Vaishno Devi in Jammu on August 8, according to reports, although this has yet to be confirmed. He will also meet with party leaders and other people in Jammu.

Mr Rahul is also expected to pay a visit to Srinagar’s…

Dogra Jewel and Poetess Padma Sachdev passes Away, leaves legacy behind
Dogra Jewel and Poetess Padma Sachdev passes Away, leaves legacy behind

Her love for Dogri language, child-like emotions, appreciation of art and unmatchable laughter will be remembered forever.

Padma Shree Awardee writer and renowned Dogri poetess Padma Sachdev, best known as the Mother Of Modern Dogri poetry, passed away on August 4, 2021, reports TOI. Padma Sachdev breathed her last at around 4 AM at her Mumbai residence.

Born In A Family Of Priests And Scholars

Padma was born in 1940 in the Purmandal village of Samba in Jammu, J&K, to a Sanskrit scholar Prof. Jai Dev Badu, as per Wikipedia. Her father completed a double M.A. and LLB and was one of the few highly educated people in the Princely state at that time. …

Investigation Proves Sexual Harassment Allegations of 11 women against NY Governor Andrew M Cuomo
Investigation Proves Sexual Harassment Allegations of 11 women against NY Governor Andrew M Cuomo

The New York state attorney general’s investigation has confirmed the sexual harassment allegations of 11 women against Gov Andrew M Cuomo.

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo sexually harassed multiple women, including current and former government workers, breaking state and federal laws and engaging in a pattern of unwanted touching and inappropriate comments, according to a report from the New York State attorney general, Letitia James, released on Tuesday.

The 165-page report said that Mr. Cuomo, a third-term Democrat, and his aides cultivated a toxic work culture in his office that was rife with fear and intimidation, and helped enable “harassment to occur and created a hostile work environment.”

The report included at least two previously unreported allegations of sexual harassment from women…

17,000 Looted Artifacts make their way back to Iraq
17,000 Looted Artifacts make their way back to Iraq

Iraq reclaims looted Artifacts from USA in the country’s biggest-ever repatriation

Baghdad: Tens of thousands of artifacts disappeared from Iraq after the 2003 invasion that overthrew leader Saddam Hussein. Opportunistic looters stole approximately 15,000 priceless cultural artifacts from the National Museum of Iraq, taking advantage of the evacuation of museum staff until US forces were able to restore order. Many more were smuggled out or destroyed by the ISIL (ISIS) armed group, which held a third of Iraq between 2014 and 2017 before it was defeated by Iraqi and international forces. …

Uttarakhand: India's first state to release earthquake alert app
Uttarakhand: India's first state to release earthquake alert app

This software will send out early warning messages to users in Uttarakhand prior to the earthquake, as well as assist in locating those who would become trapped during the earthquake and alerting the appropriate authorities.

NEW DELHI — Uttarakhand is the first state in the country to launch the ‘Uttarakhand Bhookamp Alert’ earthquake alert app.

The software was introduced on Wednesday by Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami and is available for download on both Android and iOS devices. The Uttarakhand State Disaster Management Authority and the Indian Institute of Technology-Roorkee collaborated on the app.

This software will send out early warning messages to users prior to the earthquake, as well as assist in locating those who would become trapped during the earthquake and alerting the appropriate authorities.

“Because Uttarakhand is an earthquake-prone state, this…

Delhi Cantt Case: Rs 10 lakh for victim family, magisterial probe announced
Delhi Cantt Case: Rs 10 lakh for victim family, magisterial probe announced

The Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal also stated that renowned lawyers will be engaged to get the culprits punished.

NEW DELHI — Arvind Kejriwal, the chief minister of Delhi, on Wednesday visited the family of the Delhi Cantt girl, who was allegedly raped and murdered near a village in Purana Nangal in the Delhi Cantonment area.

Soon after his visit, the chief minister announced a magisterial probe into the rape and murder incident. He also offered Rs 10 lakh for the victim girl’s family.

“Met the girl’s family, shared their pain,” Arvind Kejriwal tweeted, adding, “Will give financial assistance of Rs 10 lakh to the family. Also, there will be a magisterial inquiry into the matter.”

He also…

Despite Modi govt’s tactics for division, the opposition is united: Jairam Ramesh
Despite Modi govt’s tactics for division, the opposition is united: Jairam Ramesh

The veteran leader Jairam Ramesh also asked the Centre to rollback three farm legislations, while calling them ‘black’ laws.

NEW DELHI — Jairam Ramesh, Member of Parliament (Rajya Sabha) and former Union Minister, on Wednesday stated that despite the efforts of the Modi government to divide the opposition, the unity remains intact.

“Opposition is united in spite of Modi Govt’s efforts to break the unity,” the veteran Congress said and put forth two demands.

As per the politician, there ought to be a discussion in the Parliament on the Pegasus controversy and its implications for national security, followed by a response from the Home Minister.

The veteran leader also asked the Centre to rollback three farm legislations, while calling…

Delhi Cantt Case: Congress demands justice for victim girl
Delhi Cantt Case: Congress demands justice for victim girl

Criticizing the Centre over the deteriorating law and order situation in Delhi concerning women’s security given the Delhi Cantt case, the Party blamed Home Minister Amit Shah for doing nothing.

NEW DELHI — The Congress party has come in support of a Delhi Cantt girl, who was allegedly raped and murdered near a village in Purana Nangal in the Delhi Cantonment area.

Criticizing the Centre over the deteriorating law and order situation in Delhi concerning women’s security, the Party blamed Home Minister Amit Shah for doing nothing.

“Home Minister is responsible for maintaining law and order in Delhi, but Amit Shah ji is working as Publicity Minister,” the Congress party said, adding, “Today, sisters and daughters have become insecure due to the negligence of the government.”

On the other…

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