Beijing reports first local Omicron case: Report

Weeks ahead of the Winter Olympics, China’s capital Beijing has reported its first locally transmitted infection of Omicron variant, local media reported on Sunday. Global Times reported citing Beijing authorities that they have confirmed that a new local COVID-19 case reported on Saturday belongs to the Omicron strain. According to an official statement, the patient […]

Kohli’s legacy of creating benchmarks has left headache for his successor, says Ravichandran Ashwin

Seasoned off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin on Sunday penned an emotional note for former India skipper Virat Kohli following his decision to step down as Test captain. Kohli on Saturday stepped down as India’s Test captain after leading the side for seven years. Ashwin said Kohli’s legacy as a captain will stand for the kind of […]

38 killed, several injured in Afghanistan violence last week: Report

At least 32 people were killed and 16 others injured in separate incidents in Afghanistan’s Kabul, Herat, Faryab, Laghman, and Nangarhar provinces during the last week, local media reported on Sunday. According to reports, unidentified people killed a money changer in Heart and five members of a family were killed in Laghman and injured a sixth, according […]

UP Assembly polls: Former IPS officer Asim Arun joins BJP in Lucknow

Ahead of Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections, former IPS officer Asim Arun joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday in the presence of Union Minister Anurag Thakur and other party leaders. Welcoming Asim Arun to the party, Anurag Thakur said, “A person who is experienced, honest and is ideal for the youngsters is joining the BJP today. […]

Bundesliga: Lewandowski hat-trick in Munich’s win helps striker reach 300 league goals

Robert Lewandowski added another feather to his illustrious cap on Saturday after the Polish striker smashed a hat-trick in Bayern Munich’s 4-0 win against Cologne bringing the 33-year-old to 300 goals in Germany’s top division. He is only the second player to reach that milestone after Gerd Muller did so against Hertha Berlin in […]

India Covid-19 vaccination drive completes one year, Mansukh Mandaviya calls it ‘most successful in the world’

As India completed one year of its COVID-19 vaccination drive on Sunday, Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya called it “the most successful in the world” and extended greetings to health workers, scientists and the people of the country. Taking to Twitter, he wrote, “Today the world’s largest vaccination campaign completes […]

Mohammad Nabi rules himself out as Afghanistan named squad for Netherlands ODIs

Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) selection committee has announced the 18-member squad for the upcoming ODI series against the Netherlands which gets underway from January 21. Afghanistan and Netherlands will lock in a three-match ODI series from January 21 in Doha. The ODI series is part of the ICC Cricket World Cup Super League, which […]