Muslims across the world celebrate Eid al-Adha, the ‘Festival of Sacrifice’ amid pandemic.

[gallery order="DESC" ids="96049,96050,96051,96052,96053,96054,96055,96056,96057,96058,96059,96060,96061"]Muslims across the world are observing the annual festival of Eid al-Adha or Eid-ul-Adha, the 'Festival of Sacrifice,' on Tuesday in the shadow of the pandemic. It commemorates the willingness of biblical...

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Thousands flee, many missing, scores dead as floodwater breach Dutch defences.

[gallery order="DESC" ids="95847,95848,95849,95850,95851,95852,95853"]Thousand of people fled their homes in Southern Netherlands on Friday as intense flooding grips the region. Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte declared a national disaster in the southern province of Limburg, which is sandwiched between...

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Argentina vs Brazil, Copa America 2021 Final: Action through images.

[gallery ids="95618,95619,95620,95621,95622,95623"]Argentina won their first major title in 28 years after defeating Brazil 1-0 in the Copa America final on Saturday.Source- Hindustan Times.

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Global Covid-19 deaths hit 4 million amid rush to vaccinate.

[gallery order="DESC" ids="95395,95396,95397,95398,95399,95400,95401,95402,95403,95404"]Over 4 million people have lost their lives to Covid-19. The tally of lives lost over the past year and a half, as compiled from official sources by Johns Hopkins University, is about equal to the number of people...

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Afghan forces move in to Kabul’s Bagram Air Base.

[gallery order="DESC" ids="95211,95212,95213,95214,95215,95216,95217,95218,95219"]Bagram Air Base, hub of US forces in Afghanistan for 20 years until they withdrew last week, buzzed again with activity on July 5 as Afghan forces settled into the vast premises, complete with its runways, barracks, control...

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At least 19 missing as mudslide in resort town west of Tokyo hits houses.

[gallery order="DESC" ids="94933,94934,94935,94936,94937,94938,94939,94940,94941"]A powerful mudslide carrying a deluge of black water and debris crashed into rows of houses in a town west of Tokyo following heavy rains on July 3, leaving at least 19 people missing.Source- Hindustan Times.

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Tokyo sets the stage for pandemic era Olympics.

[gallery order="DESC" ids="94705,94706,94707,94708,94709,94710,94711,94712,94713,94714"]Tokyo has been in and out of soft coronavirus induced lockdowns over the last year. But the Covid-19 pandemic isn't over yet and there are still strong calls to cancel or postpone the Olympics. A quasi-state of emergency...

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Families await news of survivors from Florida beachfront condo collapse.

[gallery order="DESC" ids="94471,94472,94473,94474,94475,94476,94477,94478"]Rescue teams have been combing through the rubble of an oceanfront apartment block near Miami Beach that partially collapsed on June 24, killing at least 3 people and leaving nearly 100 unaccounted for amid fears of a much higher...

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India administers record 8.6mn vaccine doses in a single day.

[gallery order="DESC" ids="94211,94212,94213,94214,94215,94216,94217,94218"]The Centre launched a universal vaccination programme against Covid-19 on June 21 to provide states with free vaccines for the 18-45 category. On its first day, India administered close to 8.6 million vaccine doses against coronavirus...

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Centrally protected monuments reopen as new Covid-19 cases decline.

[gallery order="DESC" ids="93988,93989,93990,93991,93992,93993,93994,93995,93996"]All centrally protected monuments, museums and sites closed for around two months due to the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) reopened on June 16. An order in this regard was issued by the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI)...

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