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  • Pak PM slams India, for cancelling talks

    Islamabad : India’s decision to cancel the foreign minister-level meeting in New York was “arrogant”, Pakistan PM Imran Khan said on Saturday, asserting that he was “disappointed” by the New Delhi’s “negative” response. India on Friday cited the “brutal” killing of three policemen in Jammu and Kashmir as well as the release of the postal stamps “glorifying” Kashmiri militant Burhan Wani for calling off the meeting between External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj

  • Hinduism is ideal religion for modern age of incertitude: Shashi Tharoor

    New York : Hinduism is a “wonderful” religion suited for the modern era of uncertainty and questioning because it values incertitude, according to Congress MP and author Shashi Tharoor, who also excoriated the politicisation of the faith.

  • US official faces flak over turban jibe on Sikh AG

    New York : Authorities in New Jersey have sought the resignation of a senior law enforcement official after a secret tape surfaced in which he allegedly made racist remarks about America’s first Sikh-American Attorney General Gurbir Grewal over his turban.

  • India, Pakistan foreign ministers’ meeting in New York terrific news: US

    Washington: The US on Friday termed as a “terrific news” the proposed meeting between the foreign ministers of India and Pakistan on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly session in New York, expressing hope that the conditions will be set for a “good” and “strong” relationship between the two neighbours in the future. The meeting between External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj with her Pakistani counterpart Shah Mahmood Qureshi will be the

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    Record USD 27.5 million settlement in New York Catholic child sex abuse case

    New York: The Catholic church in New York has reached a record USD 27.5 million settlement with four men who said they were sexually abused as children, attorneys said Tuesday. The Diocese of Brooklyn, one of the city’s boroughs, agreed to make the payments to the four, who were sexually abused between 2003 and 2009 by their religion teacher, their lawyers said.

  • $52,701 spent on curtains for Nikki Haley’s home amid deep budget cuts

    New York: The US State Department spent about $52,701 last year on custom­is­ed and mechanised curt­ains for the official resi­dence of US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley at a time when the department was undergoing deep bud­get cuts and had frozen hiring, said the media.

  • Djoko delights

    Serbian beats Del Potro to win third US Open title, equals Pete Sampras on 14 Grand Slams

  • WTA chief backs Serena as row grows over sexism

    New York : Serena Williams’s claim that the code violations that sparked her meltdown in the US Open final were sexist stirred debate, with WTA Tour chief executive Steve Simon backing her.

  • Champion Djokovic: I owe Federer, Nadal

    New York : Novak Djokovic was thrilled to match Pete Sampras with a 14th Grand Slam title at the US Open, but he said it’s Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal who have made him the player he is. “Pete Sampras is one of the biggest legends ever to play the game,” Djokovic said after earning a third US Open crown with a 6-3, 7-6 (7/4), 6-3 win over Juan Martin del Potro.

  • 17 years after 9/11, workers still search for remains

    New York: Seventeen years later, more than 1,100 victims of the hijacked plane attacks on the World Trade Center have yet to be identified. But in a New York lab, a team is still avidly working to identify the remains, with technological progress on its side. Day in, day out, they repeat the same protocol dozens of times. At first, they examine a bone fragment found in the wreckage of the Twin Towers. It

  • Osaka receives trophy in tears, amid audience boos

    New York : The young Japanese Naomi Osaka, champion of the US Open, received her trophy with tears before the booing of the public, which favoured the American Serena Williams.

  • Tennis world reacts on Williams’ outburst

    New York : Following Serena’a US Open final meltdown, tennis world  reacted on Twitter. Naomi Osaka defeated the American in a stormy final on Saturday:

  • Injured Nadal to miss Davis Cup semi-final

    Madrid : Rafael Nadal will miss Spain’s Davis Cup semi-final against France next weekend due to the knee injury that forced him to retire at the US Open, the Spanish tennis federation said. “Rafa Nadal will not be able to compete in the tie against France in Lille. The knee injury suffered last night (Friday) at the US Open is stopping him from playing this semi-final,” Spain team captain Sergi Bruguera said

  • Ingrid Hayden named UN Dy special envoy for Afghan

    New York: United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has announced the appointment of Ingrid Hayden of Australia as his Deputy Special Representative (Political) for the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA).

  • Nadal quits, Djokovic enters final 

    World No. 1 retires with knee injury as Del Potro advances to set up summit clash against Serbian star.

  • Osaka ends Japan’s 22-year wait, faces Keys for final spot

    New York : Naomi Osaka became the first Japanese woman in 22 years to reach the semi-finals of a Grand Slam on Wednesday when she defeated Lesia Tsurenko 6-1, 6-1 in the last-eight of the US Open, admitting she was “freaking out” inside. Osaka wasn’t born when compatriot Kimiko Date made the Wimbledon semi-finals in 1996 but now the 20-year-old has the opportunity to go one better by reaching a maiden Grand

  • Rafael Nadal dumps Dominic

    Defending champ survives an epic quarter-final confrontation to reach seventh semi-final