Daily Archives: July 6, 2017

Landslide in Uttarakhand’s Pithoragarh district kills five

Five persons, including three Nepali citizens, were killed, and two Nepali citizens were injured when a boulder hit a Maruti Alto near Tawaghat, in Uttarakhand’s Pithoragarh district, on Thursday. Continuous rainfall in the Tawaghat region triggered landslips, which loosened the boulder that hit the car on Thursday morning and killed five persons, including the driver. “The car was going from ...

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India rise to 96 in FIFA rankings, best in two decades


The Indian football team on Thursday rose to the 96th spot in the latest FIFA rankings, its best-ever in the last two decades and the second best overall. As far as Asia is concerned, India are the 12th highest ranked team in the continent, while Iran lead the chart at the 23rd spot. India’s best-ever FIFA ranking till date stays ...

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China acts tough, India-Vietnam mull ways to secure interest

Amid China’s aggressive posturing in the Asiatic region, India and Vietnam discussed “concrete and feasible” steps to protect their interests while seeking to bolster their strategic bilateral ties. Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Vietnam Pham Binh Minh, who concluded his four-day visit to India today, told PTI in an interview that the two sides also discussed the progress ...

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Mascot designs for National Games finalised


The famous Monal bird of Uttarakhand and an athlete in action with mountains in the background will be the mascot and logo for the 38 National Games, which will be hosted by the state government in 2018. Chairing a meeting yesterday, Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat finalised the designs for the mascot and logo, which will be sent for the ...

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