Wimbledon champ Kvitova, Fritz win Eastbourne titles

Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova tuned up for the Grand Slam tournament by overpowering Jelena Ostapenko 6-3, 6-2 to win the Eastbourne title on Saturday. Also, Taylor Fritz outlasted Maxime Cressy 6-2, 6-7 (4), 7-6 (4) in an all-American men’s final for his second Eastbourne title. Kvitova earned her first grass-court title in four years … Read more

Around 2,000 people arrested for violence over Agnipath, Prophet remark: UP Police

The Uttar Pradesh Police has so far arrested 1,562 people in connection with the violence over the Agnipath military recruitment scheme, a senior officer said on Saturday. Another 424 people have been arrested in connection with the violence over the controversial remark against Prophet Mohammad, he said. In a statement issued here on Saturday, Additional … Read more

Ukraine confirms fall of Sievierodonetsk after weeks-long fight

Pro-Russian separatists said Moscow’s forces were now attacking the last major Ukrainian-held bastion in eastern Luhansk province, Sievierodonetsk’s twin city Lysychansk on the opposite bank of the Siverskyi Donets river. The fall of Sievierodonetsk – once home to more than 100,000 people, now a wasteland – was Russia’s biggest victory since capturing the port of … Read more

Sonia Gandhi, Cong ‘driving force’ behind Teesta Setalvad’s campaign against Modi on riots: BJP

The BJP Saturday cited the Supreme Court’s critical comments against Teesta Setalvad to flay her, and alleged the Congress and its president Sonia Gandhi were the “driving force” behind the activist’s campaign against then chief minister Narendra Modi over the 2002 Gujarat riots. The BJP launched a scathing attack on Setalvad after she was detained … Read more

Gareth Bale joins Los Angeles FC: Reports

Former Real Madrid player Gareth Bale has signed with Los Angeles FC according to multiple reports. Bale, who left Real as a free agent this summer, has agreed to join the Major League Soccer (MLS) side on an initial year-long contract, according to the Athletic. According to journalist Fabrizio Romano, Bale has already signed main … Read more