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The women's 100 metres preliminary heats kicked-off the track and field portion of the Tokyo Games on Friday at a spectator-less Olympic Stadium. With cloud cover offering athletes some respite from the stifling heat, Congo's Natacha Akamabi Ngoye qualified the fastest for the next round with her season's best time of 11.47 seconds. Jamaica's Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce will begin her quest to become the first woman to win three Olympic 100m gold medals later in the afternoon.
New Delhi [India], July 30 (ANI): The Congress on Thursday said it was an embarrassing day for the country as Assam had to issue an advisory to its people against travelling to Mizoram amid border tension between neighbouring states.
Given the regional disparities in the national highway network in India and the concentration of traffic-related injuries to a few states or regions, a localised approach to road safety may be more suited
Tokyo [Japan], July 30 (ANI): India's Avinash Mukund Sable failed to qualify for the men's 3000m steeplechase final here at Olympic Stadium on Friday.
Hong Kong police said on Friday they were launching an investigation into booing of China's national anthem in a shopping mall broadcasting live the city's first Olympic gold medal win in 25 years earlier this week. Police said they fielded complaints that some people booed during the award ceremony when China's national anthem was played, according to local media. "The police have launched an investigation into the incident and will collect relevant evidence," police told Reuters in a statement.
The Los Angeles Lakers have acquired Russell Westbrook from the Washington Wizards in exchange for Kyle Kuzma, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, Montrezl Harrell and the Lakers' 22nd pick in Thursday's draft, ESPN reported. The blockbuster deal will see the Southern California native who played for UCLA return to his roots and join forces with LeBron James and Anthony Davis to create the NBA's latest big three.
Islamabad [Pakistan], July 30 (ANI): Pakistan election commission has issued a show-cause notice to Prime Minister Imran Khan, who is also the chairman of the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf, for not holding intra-party elections within the stipulated time.
DUBLIN, Ireland, July 30, 2021--Dole plc, a newly created company formed for the combination of Total Produce plc and Dole Food Company, Inc., announced today the pricing of its initial public offering of 25,000,000 ordinary shares at a price of $16.00 per share. The ordinary shares are being offered by Dole plc for total gross proceeds of $400 million, before deducting underwriting discounts and commissions and offering expenses. In addition, the underwriters have been granted a 30-day option t
The US president also announced that all federal workers must be vaccinated or subjected to testing.
Four-time Olympian Emma Twigg of New Zealand and Greece's Stefanos Ntouskos raced Olympic best times to win the women’s and men’s single sculls golds, respectively, on Friday, as the final day of rowing got off to a roaring start at Tokyo’s Sea Forest Waterway. Twigg, who had tried but failed to reach the Olympic podium in her previous three attempts, seized the lead by the 500-metre mark and pulled away from the pack to win in 7:13.97 by a 3.42-second margin. Russian Olympic Committee's Hanna Prakatsen and Austria's Magdalena Lobnig picked up silver and bronze, respectively.
Colombo, Jul 30 (PTI) The Indian cricket contingent on Friday left the Sri Lankan shores after completing a six-match white-ball series but visiting all-rounder Krunal Pandya remained in mandatory isolation here to recover from COVID-19.
Friendship day was first proposed in the year 1958.
It seemed after Ssekitoleko returned to his homeland, it will be the end of this lost and found story but it was not to be. What transpired after his landing in his homeland tells more about the weightlifter and draws a picture of several others like him in his country.
Acumen Research and Consulting, a global provider of market research studies, in a recently published report titled “Automotive Collision Repair Market– Global Industry Analysis, Market Size, Opportunities and Forecast, 2021-2028”LOS ANGELES, July 29, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Global Automotive Collision Repair Market is expected to grow at a CAGR of around 5.5 % from 2021 to 2028 and expected to reach around US$ 175 Billion by 2028. In the coming years, Asia Pacific is expected to have the f
Here we take a look at the five Indians who impressed on the Sri Lanka tour:
New Delhi [India], July 30 (ANI): With the Assembly election fast approaching, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday tasked the party MPs from Uttar Pradesh (UP) to engage in public service works in their constituencies to understand the problems of people and solve them.
Westport, CT, July 29, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Williams Rowland Acquisition Corp. (the “Company”), a newly organized blank check company incorporated as a Delaware corporation and led by Co-Chief Executive Officers, David “Tiger” Williams and Jonathan Rowland, today announced the closing of its initial public offering of 20,000,000 units at an offering price of $10.00 per unit, with each unit consisting of one share of the common stock of the Company and one-half of one redeemable warrant. Each
Winds whipped up debris near the town of Caldwell, Ohio, as severe thunderstorm warnings were issued for the region on July 29.This footage uploaded by Hunter Riddle, shows leaves and branches being launched into the air, then striking a power line, causing a spark and a cloud of smoke to rise into the sky.The National Weather Service issued a severe weather warning for Ohio’s east, cautioning of strong wind gusts and possible quarter-sized hail. Credit: Hunter Riddle via Storyful
RIVERSIDE, Calif., July 30, 2021--Neighborhood Healthcare -- a non-profit Federally Qualified Health Center providing a wide range of medical, dental, and behavioral health services -- today celebrated its expansion to Riverside with the grand opening of its first healthcare facilities in the community, developed by impact investing leader Turner Impact Capital.
The dollar languished near a one-month low on Friday and was poised for its worst weekly performance since May as dovish remarks by the U.S. Federal Reserve together with underwhelming economic data took the steam out of a month-long rally. The dollar's downtrend began after Fed Chairman Jerome Powell wrongfooted bulls after a policy meeting this week by saying that rate increases were "a ways away" and the job market still had "some ground to cover". "While the Fed continued to say it was moving towards winding back its money printing program, the Fed’s move towards this shift looks likely to be slower than previously anticipated," said Steven Dooley, currency strategist at Western Union Business Solutions.