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Bat signed by 2011 World Cup-winning Indian team fetches $25,000 in NFT auction
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Bat signed by 2011 World Cup-winning Indian team fetches $25,000 in NFT auction

A bat signed by the 2011 World Cup winning Indian cricket team was sold for $25,000, while Australian David Warner's 2016 IPL-winning signed SRH jersey fetched $30,000 in the auction in Dubai.

COVID-19 origins: Should we pay more attention to the lab leak theory and formally investigate it?
World

COVID-19 origins: Should we pay more attention to the lab leak theory and formally investigate it?

Whether the origin is zoonotic or not, it's necessary to question the consequences of our interactions with ecosystems.

World Environment Day 2020: Bats are not the enemy in the fight against the novel Coronavirus
science

World Environment Day 2020: Bats are not the enemy in the fight against the novel Coronavirus

Oversimplification of scientific facts and misinterpretations have triggered a backlash against bats, prompting biologists to clear the air on bat-borne viruses.

Kashmir after Article 370: Cut off from the rest of India and the world, residents say 'it looks like 1947' all over again
India

Kashmir after Article 370: Cut off from the rest of India and the world, residents say 'it looks like 1947' all over again

For the residents in Kashmir, the only access to information on Monday was through official radio broadcast and outstation television channels. Residents continue to remain locked inside their homes with no access to essential supplies like food and medicine. While the curfew-like strict restrictions continued on Tuesday, only the reporters of outstation television channels, and no local reporters, were visible on the streets along with security forces.

Kashmir News Updates: Pakistan to expel India's High Comissioner Ajay Bisaria, call back its envoy
Politics

Kashmir News Updates: Pakistan to expel India's High Comissioner Ajay Bisaria, call back its envoy

Kashmir News LIVE Updates: Pakistani foreign minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said that they will send the Indian ambassdor back to India and call back their envoy to Pakistan.

Congress blunder in Lok Sabha over Article 370 debate: Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury says Kashmir 'is not' India's internal matter
Politics

Congress blunder in Lok Sabha over Article 370 debate: Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury says Kashmir 'is not' India's internal matter

At a time when Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led Centre's attempts to scrap Article 370 is an omnipresent news item, Leader of the Congress party in Lok Sabha, Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury has done one better. Scoring a self goal during a debate in the Lok Sabha, in the presence of UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi, Chowdhury embarrassed the party, and majority of the parties opposing the article, by appearing to suggest that decisions taken by Centre on Jammu and Kashmir were not an internal matter.

Pakistan says it will exercise 'all possible options' to counter India's move to revoke Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir
India

Pakistan says it will exercise 'all possible options' to counter India's move to revoke Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir

Pakistan on Monday said it will exercise "all possible options" to counter India's move to scrap Jammu and Kashmir's special status'.

Indian Army foils infiltration bid by Pakistan's Border Action Team in Jammu and Kashmir's Keran sector; five intruders killed
India

Indian Army foils infiltration bid by Pakistan's Border Action Team in Jammu and Kashmir's Keran sector; five intruders killed

Army has foiled an attack by Pakistan's Border Action Team (BAT) on a forward post along the Line of Control (LoC) in Keran sector of Jammu and Kashmir.

Top Indian Army commander says large number of militants waiting at launch pads across Line of Control
India

Top Indian Army commander says large number of militants waiting at launch pads across Line of Control

A large number of terrorists are waiting at launching pads across the Line of Control (LoC) to crossover into Indian territory in Kashmir and ceasefire violations by Pakistan are also an attempt to push infiltrators according to inputs received by security forces, a top army commander said on Monday.

Indian Army foils BAT attack on LoC in Poonch; intruder killed, two soldiers injured
India

Indian Army foils BAT attack on LoC in Poonch; intruder killed, two soldiers injured

A Border Action Team (BAT) attack from across the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district has been foiled and one intruder killed while two Indian soldiers were injured, defence sources said

Pakistan violates ceasefire along LoC for the second time on Sunday; resorts to unprovoked shelling
India

Pakistan violates ceasefire along LoC for the second time on Sunday; resorts to unprovoked shelling

Pakistani troops resorted to firing from automatic weapons and shelling mortars along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district.

Pakistani BAT members wore headband cameras to record 22 June assault on Indian soldiers
India

Pakistani BAT members wore headband cameras to record 22 June assault on Indian soldiers

The Pakistani Border Action Team (BAT), which attacked an Indian Army patrol after crossing the LoC, was made up of special forces' men and terrorists who were armed with 'special daggers' and headband cameras for recording the strike in Poonch district.

Kashmir unrest: Army foils infiltration bid in Machil sector, two militants killed
India

Kashmir unrest: Army foils infiltration bid in Machil sector, two militants killed

One militant was gunned down when the Indian Army foiled an infiltration bid in Machil sector of north Kashmir's Kupwara district, an official said on Wednesday.

Indian Army kills two Pakistani soldiers to foil a BAT attack on LoC in Jammu and Kashmir's Uri
India

Indian Army kills two Pakistani soldiers to foil a BAT attack on LoC in Jammu and Kashmir's Uri

The Indian Army on Monday evening killed two Pakistani soldiers in a counter offensive strike on the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir's Uri sector to foil a Border Action Team (BAT) attack from the Pakistani side.

Jammu and Kashmir: Six terrorists killed as army thwarts infiltration attempt in Rampur sector
India

Jammu and Kashmir: Six terrorists killed as army thwarts infiltration attempt in Rampur sector

The troops had noticed suspicious movement in the early hours and a firefight broke out between the infiltrators and the Army.

Indian Army foils attack by Pakistan Border Action Team in Uri, two terrorists killed
India

Indian Army foils attack by Pakistan Border Action Team in Uri, two terrorists killed

An attack by Pakistan's Border Action Team on Indian Army patrol was foiled in Kashmir, the Indian Army said. Two militants were killed in the Uri attack

'They promised 10 Pakistani heads': Slain Lance Naik Hemraj's mother wants Centre to avenge LoC killings
India

'They promised 10 Pakistani heads': Slain Lance Naik Hemraj's mother wants Centre to avenge LoC killings

After Pakistan's Border Action Team mutilated the bodies of two Indian soldiers along the Line of Control, the mother of Lance Naik Hemraj has demanded that the government take decisive action, according to several media reports.

Pakistan Army denies mutilating bodies of Indian soldiers
India

Pakistan Army denies mutilating bodies of Indian soldiers

Islamabad: Pakistan Army on Monday denied mutilating the bodies of two Indian security personnel, which has evoked a sharp reaction in India.

Indian Army tweets about mutilation of soldiers' bodies but had refused to respond to RTI
India

Indian Army tweets about mutilation of soldiers' bodies but had refused to respond to RTI

The army on Monday tweeted about the mutilation of the bodies of two Indian soldiers by the Pakistan army but refused to divulge details about such incidents under the Right to Information (RTI) Act, citing "national security" concerns.

Gurmehar Kaur row: Sehwag's comment wrong, trivialises issues concerning war, says Shashi Tharoor
India

Gurmehar Kaur row: Sehwag's comment wrong, trivialises issues concerning war, says Shashi Tharoor

Congress leader and author Shashi Tharoor took to Facebook on Monday to share his "brief reflections on Sehwag's picture tweet responding to the words of Gurmehar Kaur". Here's the full text.