Bangkok: All 12 boys and their football coach have been rescued from a flooded cave in northern Thailand after being trapped for 18 days, bringing an end to the ordeal that prompted a huge international rescue effort. The coach was one of the last to be extricated from the cave on Tuesday in the rescue operation …

Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh cabinet minister Siddharth Nath Singh has penned a letter to Governor Ram Naik requesting him to change the name of Allahabad to Prayag. “UP Governor Ram Naik, who was then MP from Maharashtra, had helped in getting ‘Bombay’ to be renamed as ‘Mumbai’. I have written to him to consider renaming Allahabad …

Chandigarh: The Punjab government has decided to remove star Indian cricketer Harmanpreet Kaur as the DSP in Punjab police for submitting fake degree, but will not take any legal action against her, confirmed the sources on Tuesday. Government and police sources said no criminal proceedings for forgery and cheating were in the offing against the Indian …

London: Spain tennis great Rafael Nadal defeated Jiri Vesely of the Czech Republic 6-3, 6-3, 6-4 to to book a place in the quarterfinals of Wimbledon for the first time since 2011 when he went on to the final. The two-time Wimbledon champion was untouchable on serve against Vesely in the first two sets and conceded …

London: Three-time Wimbledon champion Novak Djokovic topped Russia’s Karen Khachanov 6-4, 6-2, 6-2 to reach the quarterfinals of the Grand Slam event for the 10th time. The Serb committed just a dozen unforced errors on Monday and hit 29 winners to dispatch Khachanov as night fell on the All England Club. Also Read: Seven-year drought ends as …

San Francisco: Video sharing platform YouTube has announced that it will invest $25 million to fight against fake news, especially for the urgent coverage of breaking news. YouTube, which is owned by Google, said on Monday that this investment will be part of the Google News Initiative (GNI), first introduced in March by the tech giant …

Varanasi: The last rites of dreaded mafia don Prem Prakash Singh alias Munna Bajrangi, who was shot dead in the Baghpat jail on Monday, were performed at the Manikarnika Ghat here on Tuesday. His 14-year-old son Sameer Singh lit the funeral pyre as hundreds of supporters of the mafia don raised slogans hailing him. The funeral …