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Praveen Kumar in action at the Tokyo Paralympics. (FILE PHOTO)

After Tokyo Paralympics, silver medallist Praveen Kumar hungry for more success

By Sharad Deep, Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON SEP 17, 2021 09:41 PM IST
Para athlete Praveen Kumar from Uttar Pradesh recalls how discouraging words in his early years inspired him to excel
The text approved Friday says the UN will continue to play an "important role" in promoting peace and stability in Afghanistan.(Reuters)
The text approved Friday says the UN will continue to play an "important role" in promoting peace and stability in Afghanistan.(Reuters)

UN extends Afghan mission mandate for six months

AFP |
PUBLISHED ON SEP 17, 2021 09:32 PM IST
  • The 15-member council acted in a resolution passed unanimously on the UNAMA political mission, which deals with development issues, among others, not peacekeeping.
Tamil Nadu chief minister MK Stalin made the announcement in the state assembly recently. The DMK in its election manifesto had also promised to withdraw the cases lodged against protesters during AIADMK’s rule. (PTI PHOTO.)
Tamil Nadu chief minister MK Stalin made the announcement in the state assembly recently. The DMK in its election manifesto had also promised to withdraw the cases lodged against protesters during AIADMK’s rule. (PTI PHOTO.)

Tamil Nadu govt withdraws 5,570 cases filed against protestors since 2011

PUBLISHED ON SEP 17, 2021 09:30 PM IST
The government on September 4 issued an order withdrawing 5,570 cases in the past 10 years of AIADMK government. Stalin-led DMK government took over in May, after defeating the AIADMK. The order was made public on Friday.
Afghanistan's UN ambassador Ghulam Isaczai will reportedly remain in the New York seat until a decision is made.(Reuters)
Afghanistan's UN ambassador Ghulam Isaczai will reportedly remain in the New York seat until a decision is made.(Reuters)

UN envoy of ousted Afghan govt asks to keep NY seat amid no clarity from Taliban

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Kunal Gaurav, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON SEP 17, 2021 09:24 PM IST
  • The UN credentials committee usually operates by consensus, setting up for a potential showdown if the Taliban also put forward a name to claim the seat of permanent representative to theUnited Nations.
Shehnaaz Gill's brother gets Sidharth Shukla's face inked on his arm. 
Shehnaaz Gill's brother gets Sidharth Shukla's face inked on his arm. 

Shehnaaz Gill's brother tattoos Sidharth Shukla's face on his arm, see pic

PUBLISHED ON SEP 17, 2021 09:20 PM IST
  • Shehnaaz Gill's brother Shehbaz Badesha took to Instagram and revealed that he has inked Sidharth Shukla's face on his arm. 
File image of Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi.(File Photo)
File image of Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi.(File Photo)

‘Our friendship was at its lowest when we were standing on podiums’

By Rutvick Mehta
PUBLISHED ON SEP 17, 2021 09:11 PM IST
  • Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi reflect on a career that featured great professional highs and acute personal lows.
AP LAWCET & PGLCET hall ticket 2021: Candidates who have applied for the examination can download their hall tickets from the official website of APSCHE at sche.ap.gov.in.(sche.ap.gov.in)
AP LAWCET & PGLCET hall ticket 2021: Candidates who have applied for the examination can download their hall tickets from the official website of APSCHE at sche.ap.gov.in.(sche.ap.gov.in)

AP LAWCET & PGLCET hall tickets 2021 released at sche.ap.gov.in, direct link

PUBLISHED ON SEP 17, 2021 09:08 PM IST
  • AP LAWCET & PGLCET hall ticket 2021: Sri Padmavati Mahila Visvavidyalayam, Tirupati has released the hall ticket of Andhra Pradesh Law Common Entrance Test (AP LAWCET) and Post Graduate Law Common Entrance Test (PGLCET) 2021.
The boy, who was suffering from some serious ailment, had died during treatment at the government hospital on August 26 (Pic for representation)
The boy, who was suffering from some serious ailment, had died during treatment at the government hospital on August 26 (Pic for representation)

Boy’s body exhumed 23 days after death, 5 including tantrik arrested

UPDATED ON SEP 17, 2021 09:07 PM IST
The deceased’s parents exhumed the body from the grave and brought it to their home at the behest of a tantrik
The findings of a new study suggest that children who witness the abuse of a sibling by their parent can be just as traumatised as those witnessing violence by parents against each other.(Unsplash)
The findings of a new study suggest that children who witness the abuse of a sibling by their parent can be just as traumatised as those witnessing violence by parents against each other.(Unsplash)

Witnessing abuse of sibling by parent might lead to mental health issues: Study

ANI |
UPDATED ON SEP 17, 2021 09:07 PM IST
  • A recent study suggests that children who witness the abuse of a sibling by their parent can be just as traumatised as those witnessing violence by parents against each other. Mental health issues like depression, anxiety and anger are associated with such exposure.
Bhagat Singh Koshyari, Maharashtra governor, courted a controversy after he took off the face mask of a woman whom he felicitated at an event in the city on Friday. (Video Grab)
Bhagat Singh Koshyari, Maharashtra governor, courted a controversy after he took off the face mask of a woman whom he felicitated at an event in the city on Friday. (Video Grab)

Maha governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari courts controversy after he takes mask off woman for photoshoot

By Nadeem Inamdar
PUBLISHED ON SEP 17, 2021 09:03 PM IST
The governor’s action comes at a time when the state and central government are implementing a severe public protocol to curb the spread of Covid-19
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