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John McAfee, antivirus software founder, dies by suicide in Spanish prison

McAfee antivirus software founder, John McAfee died by suicide in his prison cell on Wednesday. His death came after the Spanish high court approved his extradition to the United States on tax evasion charges.

Dubai eases travel restrictions for India, South Africa, Nigeria from June 23

The Dubai government on Saturday announced relaxations of travel restrictions for inbound passengers from India, South Africa and Nigeria, if they have administered two doses of a UAE-approved Covid-19 vaccine, according to media reports.

Prince Harry, Meghan Markle welcome their baby girl Lilibet Diana Mountbatten-Windsor

Britain’s Duke and Duchess of Sussex, Prince Harry, and Meghan Markle are blessed with a baby girl whom they have named after Queen Elizabeth and his late mother Princess Diana as Lilibet ‘Lili’ Diana Mountbatten-Windsor.

Israel, Hamas call for truce, celebration in Gaza after ceasefire

In a significant development, Israel and Hamas called a truce and announced a cease-fire on Thursday, halting a 11-days of hostilities that caused widespread destruction in the Gaza Strip and left more than 200 people dead.

Bill, Melinda Gates part after 27 years of marriage

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates and his wife Melinda Gates announced their divorce after 27 years of marriage on Tuesday. In a joint statement, Bill tweeted, After a great deal of thought and a lot of work on our relationship, we have made the decision to end our marriage.

Prince Philip, husband of Queen Elizabeth II, passes away at 99

Britain’s Prince Philip, the husband of Queen Elizabeth II and a leading figure in the royal family for almost seven decades, passed away at 99, Buckingham Palace announced on Friday.

1 dead as vehicle-borne attacker rams officials in US Capitol

US media said officials had identified the attacker as Noah Green, a 25-year-old Black man from Indiana and an adherent of the black nationalist Nation of Islam movement.

Russia recalls envoy after US President Joe Biden says Killer Putin will pay for meddling in elections

US President Joe Biden on Wednesday described Russian President Vladimir Putin as a killer and said he would pay a price for meddling in US Presidential elections, prompting the first major diplomatic crisis for the new American President.

Nawaz Sharif accuses Pakistan military of threatening daughter Maryam

Pakistan's former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday accused the country's powerful military establishment of threatening his daughter Maryam Nawaz.

US report finds Saudi Prince implicated in Jamal Khashoggi murder

A U.S intelligence report expected to be released on Friday implicates Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman in approving the kiling of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi.

US President Joe Biden revokes ban on green card applicants issued by Donald Trump

US President Joe Biden on Wednesday lifted the ban on green card applicants issued by former president Donald Trump during the pandemic that blocked them from entering the United States.

Facebook to restore news pages in Australia, government to amend media bargaining code

Facebook on Tuesday has announced that it will restore news content to its users in Australia after the government agreed to amend a world-first media law opposed by the tech giant.

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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Lovlina Borgohain wins bronze in boxing, women athletes bag third medal for India

The 23-year-old Indian boxer loses the Women's Welterweight semi-final but managed to claim bronze on the 12th day of the Tokyo Olympics...

England vs India, 1st Test: England to play without Archer, Woakes, Stokes, India to miss Gill, Sundar, Mayank

The toughest four months of Virat Kohli's eventful leadership career start on Wednesday when the team India will lock horns against England...

Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra qualifies for final in Tokyo Olympics

Indian Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra qualified into the men’s final with a stunning throw of 86.65m at the Olympic Stadium on Wednesday.

Delhi Cantonment gang-rape: Rahul Gandhi visits family of 9-year-old

Gandhi posted a video of the victim's parents on his Instagram account in which he is seen consoling them in his car. He wrote: Justice is the only way to bear this misery. Justice should be done soon, I am with them in this.