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Tight security in Jerusalem as holy site closed after attack

JERUSALEM: Security forces locked down parts of Jerusalem's Old City on Saturday and an ultra-sensitive holy site remained closed after an attack that killed two police officers and heightened Israeli-Palestinian tensions. Three Arab Israeli assailants opened fire on Israeli police Friday in the Old City before fleeing to the nearby Haram al-Sharif,

Garbine Muguruza beats Venus Williams in straight sets to win Wimbledon title

LONDON: Garbine Muguruza stormed to her first Wimbledon title and shattered Venus Williams' history bid with a majestic 7-5, 6-0 victory in Saturday's final. Muguruza overwhelmed Williams with a supreme display of power hitting in 77 minutes on Centre Court to become only the second Spanish woman to win Wimbledon. Watched from the Royal Box by King

Pakistani woman with cancer asks Sushma Swaraj for help after medical visa gets rejected

Faiza Tanveer suffers from a recurrent ameloblastoma, a cancerous oral tumour which is aggressive in nature. She had been invited by a hospital in Ghaziabad for treatment, and had already paid Rs10 lakh in advance. But the Indian High Commission rejected her medical visa application. A 25-year-old Pakistani woman, suffering from

TTD introduces token system for accommodation

It will be implemented in Tirumala from July 12 The Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD), which has won laurels for pioneering various pilgrim-friendly initiatives in the last two months, on Friday resolved to introduce token system in the allotment of cottages and guest houses in Tirumala. The move, considered the brain child of

They pumped Rs 50cr fake coins into India

NEW DELHI: The mastermind of a fake coin syndicate has been arrested with around 8,500 counterfeit coins in denominations of Rs 5 and Rs 10. Upkar Luthra, arrested by the Special Cell from Kundli in Haryana on Tuesday, was operating out of Nepal. The gang, working across north India, was behind minting and circulating fake