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Russian opposition figure Alexei Navalny should immediately be granted access to proper medical care while imprisoned at a penal colony outside Moscow, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said Sunday amid reports that his health had sharply deteriorated. “I am deeply worried about Alexei Navalny’s health,” von der Leyen said on Twitter. “He must immediately receive access to...
A team from Pune’s premier mountaineer club Giripremi scaled the 8,091-metre-tall Mt Annapurna-1, the world’s 10th tallest mountain at 2.15 pm on April 16. The team comprised of Bhushan Harshe, Dr Sumeet Mandale and Jitendra Gaware. This marks Giripremi’s eighth successful 8000er expedition after Mt Everest in 2012, Mt Lhotse (fourth tallest mountain) in 2013, Mt Makalu (fifth tallest...
A wave of ridicule was unleashed on Russian social media after the Czech police identified two suspects, who appeared to be related to a 2014 blast. They are the same people the UK accused of the high-profile Skripal poisoning. A diplomatic scandal rocked Russian-Czech relations this weekend...
The Covid-19 pandemic and the national lockdown last year led to thousands of migrant workers leaving the city due to loss of livelihood. The lockdown also had an impact on the population of homeless persons living in the city, many of whom had no place to go, even as the government directed people to remain indoors. Mohammed Tarique,...
Protesting against post-poll violence purportedly meted out by royal scion-led political party TIPRA Motha, Tripura’s ruling BJP Sunday announced to boycott oath-taking ceremony of newly-elected members of the Tripura Tribal Areas Autonomous District Council (TTAADC) scheduled to be held on April 19. Among 28 elected seats of the state’s tribal council, TIPRA Motha got 18 seats and the...
Roger Federer va mieux. Après un an d'absence à cause de son genou, le Suisse a repris la compétition, mais, à presque 40 ans, il ne peut plus enchaîner les tournois. Alors, il a fait un choix : on ne le reverra plus sur un court...
WINDSOR, England (AP) — Sitting by herself at the funeral of Prince Philip on Saturday, Queen Elizabeth cut a regal but solitary figure: still the monarch, but now alone. The queen sat apart from family members at the simple but somber ceremony at Windsor Castle, in accordance with strict social distancing rules during the coronavirus pandemic. But if the...
With smartphones seemingly ubiquitous in the industrialised world, sleep researchers have confirmed what many already suspected – technology is disrupting human sleep in ways we still don’t fully understand. Humans, along with plants, fungi, and animals, possess what is known as a circadian rhythm, the internal clock...
More than 120 firefighters are battling the massive blaze, and four helicopters have been deployed to help with the efforts, according to a media release shared by a Twitter account associated with the park."The fire created its own wind that further increased the rate of spread. The excessive amount of smoke and related updrafts made it impossible for...
A group of elite European clubs is again threatening to walk away from the Champions League to set up a breakaway just as UEFA thought it had secured agreement on a new format for its own competition to be announced on Monday. European football’s governing body is aware that clubs including Barcelona, Real Madrid and Manchester United are among...