US general Kenneth McKenzie vows to continue air strikes supporting Afghan troops

US general Kenneth McKenzie vows to continue air strikes supporting Afghan troops

KABUL: The United States will continue air strikes in support of Afghan forces fighting the Taliban, a top US general said Sunday, as the insurgents press on with offensives across the country. Since early May, violence has surged after the insurgents launched a sweeping assault just days after the US-led foreign forces began their final … Read more

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Deepak Kumar, Divyansh Singh Panwar finish way down in men’s 10m air rifle | Tokyo Olympics News

TOKYO: Indian shooters Deepak Kumar and Divyansh Singh Panwar finished a lowly 26th and 32nd, respectively, in the men’s 10m air rifle event of the Tokyo Olympics here on Sunday, failing to recover from a poor start in the qualifications. It was always going to be a tough task for both the Indian shooters after … Read more

Tokyo Olympics India: Manu Bhaker, Yashaswini Deswal miss women’s 10m air pistol finals | Tokyo Olympics News

TOKYO: Indian shooters buckled under pressure for a second successive day as Manu Bhaker and Yashaswini Singh Deswal failed to make the finals of the women’s 10m air pistol event in the Tokyo Olympics here on Sunday. Both were appearing in their maiden Olympics and the pressure got the better of them in crunch moments. … Read more

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Sensational Saurabh Chaudhary fires his way into 10m Air Pistol finals as topper, Abhishek Verma misses out | Tokyo Olympics News

TOKYO: The sensational Saurabh Chaudhary fired his way into the finals of the men’s 10m air pistol event by topping the qualifications with a mind-blowing performance in the Tokyo Olympics here on Saturday. Abhishek Verma, the other Indian in the fray, was also in contention to make the cut after staging an excellent rally, but … Read more

Drones spotted near Jammu Air Force station | India News

Drones spotted near Jammu Air Force station | India News

JAMMU: Drone activity was detected near the Jammu Air Force station once again on Wednesday morning, less than a week after a flying machine was spotted along the Line of Control (LoC) in Pallanwala area of Akhnoor. “Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV/suspected drones) were spotted at two different locations in Satwari sector in the early hours … Read more

India’s 10m air rifle teams get just 20 minutes of training in Tokyo after ‘time slot issue’ | Tokyo Olympics News

India's 10m air rifle teams get just 20 minutes of training in Tokyo after 'time slot issue' | Tokyo Olympics News

NEW DELHI: Barely two days before the Tokyo Olympics open, India’s 10m air rifle shooters had to make do with just 20 minutes of training at the Asaka Shooting Range due to an issue arising out of distribution of time slots. While the other Indian shooters trained for more than two hours, the rifle teams, … Read more

Drones spotted near Air Force Station Jammu again, alert sounded | India News

Drones spotted near Air Force Station Jammu again, alert sounded | India News

JAMMU: Drone activities were detected again near the Jammu airbase, on early Wednesday morning. Less than a week when drones were spotted near Jammu Air Force Station and along the Line of Control (LoC) in the Pallanwala area of Akhnoor on late on Wednesday night. Meanwhile, the authorities have sounded alert and started massive checking … Read more

Messi’s future up in the air as Barcelona contract ends | Football News

Messi's future up in the air as Barcelona contract ends | Football News

MADRID: Lionel Messi‘s contract with Barcelona is coming to an end Wednesday with no news from the player or the club about his future. The expectation is that the 34-year-old Messi, who is playing with Argentina at the Copa America, will stay at the Catalan club. He reportedly had been close to reaching a deal … Read more

Defence personnel observed drones entering Jammu air base seconds before they dropped bombs: Sources | India News

Defence personnel observed drones entering Jammu air base seconds before they dropped bombs: Sources | India News

Delhi Police special cell entering IAF station in Jammu, Tuesday (PTI) NEW DELHI: A Defence Security Corps sentry deployed on a watch tower guarding the perimeter of the Indian Air Force base in Jammu had on Sunday observed two drones flying over the station around 30 seconds before they dropped bombs and moved out, sources … Read more

ISSF World Cup: Manu Bhaker, Saurabh Chaudhary settle for silver in 10m air pistol mixed team event | More sports News

ISSF World Cup: Manu Bhaker, Saurabh Chaudhary settle for silver in 10m air pistol mixed team event | More sports News

OSIJEK (Croatia): Continuing their impressive run, the Indian duo of Saurabh Chaudhary and Manu Bhaker clinched the silver medal in the 10m air pistol mixed team event at the ISSF Shooting World Cup on Saturday. Having won five golds in the previous editions, it was the duo’s sixth 10m air pistol mixed World Cup medal … Read more