California wildfire forces 13,000 people to flee

Northern California

California: A rapidly spreading wildfire that started in Northern California has prompted authorities to urge more than 13,000 residents to evacuate. As of Tuesday evening, the Thompson Fire, which broke out in Butte County near the City of Oroville, had burned over 2,100 acres (roughly 8.5 square kilometers) of land, and no containment had been reached, according to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, as reported by the Xinhua news agency. Because of the wildfire, a portion of Butte County has been placed under mandatory evacuation and evacuation…

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Brighter horizon visible in Indo – US relations

Indo - US relations

Washiongton: India-US relations have become stronger than before. A senior administration official said  that the United States is deepening its relationship with India in several key areas. State Department Deputy Spokesperson Vedant Patel told reporters in his daily news conference that India is a country with which we are strengthening our relationship in several key areas, particularly where it relates to strengthening our economic ties and security cooperation. He said, the President had the opportunity to meet briefly with Prime Minister Narendra Modi during the G-7 a few weeks ago.…

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Boris Johnson rallies for the Conservatives

PC Thomas / Newstracklive LONDON: In a surprising move, former Prime Minister Boris Johnson joined the British election campaign  to rally support for the Conservative Party and its leader, Rishi Sunak. Johnson, who won a significant majority in the 2019 election, was forced to resign in 2022 after a Conservative mutiny led by Sunak exposed deep divisions within the party. As Johnson was welcomed with chants of “Boris! Boris!” from party supporters, he introduced current Prime Minister Rishi Sunak at a campaign event in London just two days before an…

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U.K. all set for elections giving shape to a vibrant Parliament

U.K. elections

newstracklive / PC Thomas LONDON: The upcoming UK general election on tomorrow,4th July, is poised to create the most diverse Parliament in British history, particularly with a significant number of MPs of Indian heritage expected to be elected nationwide. According to a report by the British Future Regulator, if the Labour Party secures a majority, it is likely to have the largest number of ethnic minority MPs, a number that could increase further in a landslide victory scenario. This election marks a milestone with approximately 14% of MPs coming from…

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EAM concerned about plight of Indians in Russia


ASTANA: External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar met with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov in Astana, where he expressed strong concerns regarding the safety of Indian nationals in the Russia-Ukraine war zone and urged for their swift and safe return. In a statement shared on X, Jaishankar highlighted that the discussions between the two sides encompassed a wide range of topics, including bilateral relations and current global issues.     “It was productive to meet with Russian FM Sergey Lavrov in Astana today. We discussed various aspects of our bilateral partnership…

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Harmanpreet strikes like lightening on the pitch


Chennai: In the only Test match played at M Chidambaram Stadium, the Indian women’s cricket team crushed the South African women’s team by 10 wickets. In this match, India’s right-arm off-spinner Sneh Rana bowled brilliantly and took 10 wickets. Sneh Rana has received the Player of the Match award. In this match led by Harmanpreet Kaur, the Indian team declared its first innings at 603 for 6. During this, opener Shefali Verma played a record-breaking innings of 205 runs. Right-handed aggressive batsman Shefali played this innings in just 197 balls.…

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VVS Laxman to play coach to India in Zimbabwe T20

VVS Laxman

New Delhi: After winning the T20 World Cup 2024, now Team India has left for Zimbabwe for the T20 series. Where the Indian team will play a 5-match T20 series against Zimbabwe. After retiring, veteran players like Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma and Ravindra Jadeja will not be in this team. The command of the team has been handed over to Shubman Gill. Laxman will replace Dravid as coach Also, VVS Laxman will replace Rahul Dravid as the head coach in the five-match T20 series to be held from 6 to…

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JSW Unveils Official Team India Kit for Olympic Games Paris 2024

Design Inspired By The Terrains Of India; Athlete Competition Kits Available For Fans To Purchase Online New Delhi: The JSW Group unveiled the Official Team India Kit for the Olympic Games Paris 2024 at an event organized to send off the athletes. Dr. Mansukh Mandaviya, Union Minister of Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports, Government of India; Hardeep Singh Puri, Union Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas, Government of India; Mrs. P.T. Usha, President of the Indian Olympic Association; and  Parth Jindal, Founder, JSW Sports were present on the occasion.…

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Graeme Smith lauds Proteas performance at ICC T20 World Cup

ICC T20 World Cup

New York: League Commissioner, Graeme Smith has praised the performance of the Proteas Men’s team after the recently-concluded ICC T20 World Cup and noted the increased positivity around South African cricket, both locally and internationally. The Proteas lost narrowly to India in a worthy Final. And Smith wished to congratulate the team. “We at Betway SA20 are proud of the Proteas’ achievements at the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup,” Smith said. “From the outset, the League, alongside Cricket South Africa, has wanted to provide South African cricketers with the opportunity…

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Mumbai: Speaking exclusively to Star Sports, former Indian tennis legend Mahesh Bhupathi shared his thoughts on Sumit Nagal’s performance and exit from Wimbledon 2024. He said, “Obviously, everyone’s disappointed, but he’s had a breakthrough year, he’s played high-quality tennis. That guy’s a good player and he had his chances there in the third set and that’s the way it is. In events like this, you’ve got to take your chances, otherwise, you’re going to come out on the losing end.” Speaking exclusively on Star Sports, Indian tennis player Sumit Nagal…

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