Tensions have spiked in recent days in Jerusalem, which has long been a flashpoint in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, and is home to holy sites sacred to Jews, Christians and Muslims.
Residents braced for possible further unrest as police stepped up security and the US Embassy appealed for calm.
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Sharath and Manika to train in Pune
KEEPING mixed doubles training in mind, A Sharath Kamal will fly out to Pune to train with Manika Batra after the conclusion of the national camp in Sonepat. The camp is set to end on July 5 and Sharath and Manika have been discussing the possibility of training at the India Khelega center in Pune for quite some time now but due to certain reasons, those plans have not come to fruition. The plan as of now is to try and train for a week or ten days.
High-rises report more cases than slums in Mumbai
FOR the first time since the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic started, Asia’s largest slum Dharavi in Mumbai did not report a single case on Monday while localities with high concentration of highrises are still reporting positive cases every day.
NATO Leaders Declare China A Global Security Challenge
Asian giant’s assertive behaviour present challenges to rules-based global order, they say
24 BJP MLAs Skip Meet With Bengal Governor
Worry in party as some of those who did not show up had close ties with not to Mukul Roy who returned to TMC
Where Is The Consumer Confidence?
While the economy’s slump can be explained through losses in income and employment, consumer confidence is something that would pose a greater challenge to recovery
Donations Misused: AAP On Ram Temple Land Deal
Sisodia terms it a ‘scam’, asks why ₹2 cr property sold for ₹18.5 cr
Chamoli Avalanche Hit Valley Floor Like ‘15 Atomic Bombs'
Scientific assessment of Uttarakhand disaster details impact of slide of rock & ice that killed dozens and damaged hydro projects
Venezuela Covid Outbreak Ahead Of Copa Opener
At least eight players from the Venezuelan national football team have tested positive for Covid-19, the Brazilian health minister said Saturday, a day before they play the opening match of the Copa America against hosts Brazil.
Interest Rate Cut On Saving Plans Had FM, EC Nod: RTI
Dept of Economic Affairs sought clearance from poll commission as Model Code of Conduct was in force due to state and UT elections
The Geopolitical Cascade Due To Ladakh Standoff
Beijing is aware that New Delhi is continental in security approach while the actual Indian advantage lies in the maritime domain
Built by Angels
My mother called to ask if I knew the story of the 11 churches carved from single stones in Ethiopia
Secrets of the Labyrinth
I WAS AT THE ENTRY OF Battery Park’s Labyrinth of Contemplation in New York City. A winding pathway of rocks and grass stretched out before me. After studying labyrinths for weeks, I wanted to try one. I’d learned that these fantastical, circuitous pathways can act as prayer tools, helping calm the mind and soul. I sure needed that. Beyond this quiet park, the city had been hard hit by the Covid-19 pandemic. Though cases were down and things seemed to be improving, I still felt overwhelmed and uncertain about the future. Will I find the spiritual comfort I’m looking for? I wondered. Adjusting my face mask, I took a deep breath and began….
I know a man whose family moved to the United States from South Korea when he was elementary school age. He has vivid memories of feeling as if something had been torn away; an abrupt disconnection from the culture he loved and the life that made sense to him. He was replanted in a country, neighborhood, and school where everyone spoke a language he had not mastered. He was harassed and mistreated by the other children because he didn’t look like them.
The Middle East through my lens
History And High Tech Attract Meetings And Events To Jerusalem
History and high tech attract meetings and events to Jerusalem.
Jerusalem's Survival, Sennacharib's Departure and the Kushite Role in 701 BCE: An Examination of Henry Aubin's Rescue of Jerusalem
Biden vows to help 'rebuild' Gaza, insists on two-state solution
WASHINGTON/GAZA CITY (AFP) — President Joe Biden on Friday pledged to help organize efforts to rebuild Gaza and said creating a Palestinian state alongside Israel is the only answer to the conflict.
Jerusalem has been the scene of violent confrontation between the Jews and the Arabs for 100 years and remains one of the most bitterly contested cities on earth.
UAE, Saudi condemn Israeli plan to evict Palestinians
More than 200 Palestinians hurt in clashes; Egypt, Jordan, Bahrain, Tunisia and Pakistan condemn Israeli attacks on worshippers in Al Aqsa Mosque; US, EU and Russia urge calm after days of escalating violence.
200 PALESTINIANS INJURED IN CLASHES WITH POLICE AT AL-AQSA
Violence erupted when Israeli police in riot gear deployed in large numbers as Muslim worshippers were holding evening prayers | Cops said six of their personnel were also hurt