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Former test cricketer Andrew Symonds dies in car accident
Former Australian test cricketer Andrew Symonds has died after a single-vehicle auto accident near Townsville in northeast Australia. He was 46. Cricket Australia reported Symonds' death on its website on Sunday, citing a police statement with details of the accident late Saturday night.
A year on, Quad vaccine initiative for 1 billion Indian-made vaccines runs into rough weather
More than a year after the first Quad summit hosted by U.S. President Joseph Biden, Prime Minister Modi, and leaders of Japan launched an ambitious vaccine initiative to produce one billion doses of vaccines for distribution in the Indo-Pacific region, the project is floundering, as officials concede that it is unlikely to reach its target of end 2022, for a number of reasons.
Khalistan movement: Experts say concern over ‘sleeper cells’ can’t be ignored
In view of the recent spate of incidents surrounding the ‘Khalistan’ connection in Punjab, Haryana, and Himachal Pradesh, debate over the revival of the ‘Khalistan’ movement has gained momentum even as experts dismiss the movement’s revival at this point in the absence of ‘popular support’.
Ukraine: Russians withdraw from around Kharkiv, batter east