CWC must hold leadership elections to energise workers: Shashi Tharoor

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Senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Thursday urged the Congress Working Committee (CWC) to hold leadership elections to “energise workers and inspire voters”. Tharoor’s appeal came in support of his party colleague Sandeep Dikshit’s remarks that Cong’ biggest challenge is the “leadership question”, accusing senior leaders of failing to find […]

Brock Holt, Milwaukee Brewers finalize 1-year contract

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PHOENIX (AP) — As spring training approached and he remained unsigned, Brock Holt got antsy. “I thought free agency was going to be a fun thing to go through, but it wasn’t. Pretty stressful,” Holt said Wednesday after finalizing a one-year deal with Milwaukee. “I don’t think I dealt with […]

9 killed in suspected far-right attack in Germany

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HANAU, Germany (AP) — A 43-year-old German man shot and killed nine people at several locations in a Frankfurt suburb overnight in attacks that appear to have been motivated by far-right beliefs, officials said Thursday. The gunman first attacked a hookah bar in central Hanau at about 10 p.m. Wednesday, […]

US military plane crashes in Afghanistan

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An investigation is underway to determine what caused a US military aircraft to crash in Afghanistan’s Ghazni province Monday, a spokesperson for US Forces in Afghanistan confirmed, adding that there is “no indication” the plane was downed by enemy fire.

Sony pulls out of PAX East in Boston amid coronavirus concerns

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Sony Interactive Entertainment has announced that it will not be participating in the PAX East convention in Boston this year amid growing concerns about the deadly coronavirus. In a statement, Sony Interactive Entertainment said, “We felt this was the safest option as the situation is changing daily. We are disappointed […]