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June 2019

Delhi extends summer break for students up to Class 8

New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) The Delhi government on Sunday extended till July 8 the summer break for student up to Class 8 due to the hot weather.Delhi Education Minister Manish Sisodia said that while schools will reopen on July 8 for these students, classes will start for senior classes as per earlier schedule. "Due to the hot weather in Delhi, the summer break for schools in the city has been extended for a week for students up to Class 8," Sisodia tweeted.

Akhtar urges Pakistani fans to back India against England

New Delhi, June 30: Ahead of the India-England clash in the ongoing ICC Cricket World Cup, former Pakistani pacer Shoaib Akhtar has urged his countrymen to back the Men in Blue against the hosts on Sunday."So I want the whole of Pakistan to back India, on social media and when it comes to public news. Because we need England to be out of this tournament," Akhtar said in a video on his Youtube channel said. After its three-wicket win over Afghanistan, Pakistan has moved to the fourth place in the points-table,…

Sweden beat Germany 2-1, enter Women’s WC semis

Rennes (France), June 30: Sweden came from behind to beat Germany 2-1 and advance to the semifinals of the 2019 edition of the FIFA Women's World Cup.The Swedes' first victory over the Germans in 24 years sets up a semifinal clash with the Netherlands, who defeated Italy earlier on Saturday, reports Efe news. Germany, who came into the contest at Roazhon Park in Rennes having yet to concede a goal in this year's World Cup, took the lead in the 16th minute courtesy a strike by midfielder Lina Magull, with…

Ferrari’s Leclerc earns his 2nd career pole for Austrian GP

Spielberg (Austria), June 30: Ferraris Monegasque Formula One (F1) driver Charles Leclerc has ended the qualifying rounds for the Austrian Grand Prix (GP) securing the pole position, the second of his career.Mercedes' Briton Lewis Hamilton came in second spot on Saturday to start Sunday's race from the front row, along with Leclerc. "It's a big pleasure to drive this car on the limit. I'm very happy to bring pole position back home. Tomorrow will be very difficult physically and for the car,"…

Dutch women beat Italy to reach WC semis for 1st time

Valenciennes (France), June 30: Defending European champion Netherlands bested Italy 2-0 to advance to the semifinals of the Women's World Cup 2019 for the first time ever.After a somewhat lethargic first half amid the blazing sun heat at Stade du Hainaut, here, the Dutch squad lifted their game in the second on Saturday. The Netherlands dominated possession -- playing with the ball nearly 60 per cent of the time -- and were relentless on the attack, reports Efe news. Italy, the Cinderella team of the tournament,…
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