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  • Nagaland: DDSC installs new team
    Dimapur, September 30 (MExN): The Dimapur District Sports Council (DDSC) has installed a new team of Dimapur Sports Council office Bearers with Deputy Commissioner Dimapur Rajesh Soundarajan IAS as President, Tsenthungo Nyamo as Vice president, DSO Dimapur Tepulezo
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    Clinical KKR coast to 37-run win over RR
    Dubai, September 30 (IANS): A clinical Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) on Wednesday coasted to a 37-run win over Rajasthan Royals (RR) here. After scoring 174/6 wkts in 20 overs, KKR restricted RR to 137/9 in 20 overs, with top scorer Tom Curran (54 not out off 36 ball
  • Tennis - French Open - Roland Garros, Paris, France - September 30, 2020 Italy's Sara Errani in action during her second round match against Netherlands' Kiki Bertens REUTERS/Charles Platiau
    Errani accuses wheelchair-bound Bertens of exaggerating injury
    PARIS, September 30 (Reuters): Italian former runner-up Sara Errani accused opponent Kiki Bertens of exaggerating injury after losing a fierce three-hour second-round clash at the French Open on Wednesday. Dutch fifth seed Bertens left court in a wheelchair
  • Sep 30, 2020; Paris, France; Simona Halep (ROU) in action during her match against Irina-Camelia Begu (ROU) on day four at Stade Roland Garros. Mandatory Credit: Susan Mullane-USA TODAY Sports
    Top seed Halep beats Begu to extend winning run to 16
    PARIS, September 30 (Reuters): French Open top seed Simona Halep put in a disciplined performance to tame big-hitting compatriot Irina-Camelia Begu 6-3 6-4 in the second round on Wednesday, extending her winning run to 16 matches. Halep had won all the prev
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    Rijiju launches SAI's new logo
    New Delhi, September 30 (IANS): Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju on Wednesday launched the Sports Authority of Indias (SAI) new logo at Delhis Major Dhyan Chand Stadium. The event was attended by Sports Secretary Ravi Mittal, Indian Olympic Association President Nar
  • Fatima Sultani, 18 (C) a member of Hikeventures mountaineering team stands with her teammates during an excercise on mountain on outskirts of Kabul, Afghanistan September 4, 2020. Picture taken September 4, 2020. REUTERS/Mohammad Ismail
    Young Afghan female mountaineer plans next summit to 'show the world what we can do'
    KABUL, Seeptember 30 (Reuters): Eighteen-year old Fatima Sultani gazes at the peak of a mountain near Afghanistan's capital Kabul after completing a morning climbing session, considering her next challenge. She and her team of nine young Afghan mountain
  • Belarus' Victoria Azarenka in action during her first round match against Montenegro's Danka Kovinic. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann
    Azarenka thrashed by Schmeidlova at French Open
    PARIS, September 30 (Reuters): Victoria Azarenka's unhappy French Open campaign ended on Wednesday as the former world number one was beaten 6-2 6-2 by Slovakia's Anna Karolina Schmiedlova in the second round. The Belarussian 10th seed, who was crit
  • Spain's Rafael Nadal in action during his second round match against Mackenzie McDonald of the U.S. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
    Nadal breezes into French Open third round
    PARIS, September 30 (Reuters): Rafa Nadal continued his quest for a record-extending 13th French Open title with a 6-1 6-0 6-3 crushing of American Mackenzie McDonald to advance into the third round on Wednesday. The Spanish second seed, also looking to equ
  • FILE PHOTO: Mikako Kotani, Chair of the Tokyo 2016 Athletes' Commission and Olympic medallist, presents the city of Tokyo's candidature for the 2016 Olympic Games to International Olympic Committee (IOC) members during the 121st IOC session in Copenhagen October 2, 2009. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse (DENMARK)
    Mikako Kotani named Tokyo Olympics sports director
    (Reuters): Mikako Kotani, who won two bronze medals for Japan in the 1988 Olympics, has been named the sports director of the 2020 Tokyo Games and will take over from Oct. 1, the organising committee said on Wednesday. Kotani, 54, succeeds Koji Murofushi, w
  • Ukraine's Elina Svitolina in action during her second round match against Mexico's Renata Zarazua REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
    Third seed Svitolina survives Mexican qualifier Zarazua
    PARIS, September 30 (Reuters): Third seed Elina Svitolina recovered from a mid-match meltdown to defeat fearless Mexican qualifier Renata Zarazua 6-3 0-6 6-2 and advance to the third round of the French Open on Wednesday. The 178th-ranked Zarazua, who becam
  • FILE PHOTO: Serena Williams of the U.S. during her first round match against Kristie Ahn of the U.S. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann/File Photo
    Serena pulls out of French Open with Achilles injury
    PARIS, September 30 (Reuters): Serena Williams' search for a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam title will extend into another year after an Achilles tendon injury forced her to withdraw from the French Open on Wednesday. The American, who turned 39 this
  • FILE PHOTO: Barcelona's Lionel Messi celebrates scoring their third goal REUTERS/Albert Gea/File Photo
    Messi seeks to draw line under Barca departure saga
    BARCELONA, September 30 (Reuters): Barcelona captain Lionel Messi has said he wishes to move on from his recent bid to walk out of the club and his recent attacks on the board of directors, calling for everyone to pull together to help the team have a successf
  • Ferencvaros' Marcel Heister celebrates after the match REUTERS/Bernadett Szabo
    Ferencvaros, Dynamo and Olympiakos reach Champions League group stage
    BUDAPEST, September 30 (Reuters): Ferencvaros reached the Champions League group stage for the first time in 25 years after a 0-0 draw with Molde in their playoff round return leg on Tuesday sent the Hungarian side through on away goals following a 3-3 draw in
  • Portugal's player Ruben Dias speaks during Portuguese national football team's news conference. (Reuters File Photo)
    Manchester City sign Portugal defender Dias from Benfica
    (Reuters): Manchester City have completed the signing of Portugal defender Ruben Dias on a six-year deal from Benfica, the Premier League club said on Tuesday as they moved to strengthen their defence two days after a 5-2 home defeat by Leicester City. Arge
  • FILE PHOTO: Liverpool's Thiago reacts Pool via REUTERS/Matt Dunham/Files
    Liverpool's Thiago tests positive for COVID-19
    (Reuters): Liverpool's new midfield signing Thiago Alcantara has tested positive for COVID-19 and is self-isolating with minor symptoms, the Premier League champions said on Tuesday. The Spaniard, who joined from Bayern Munich earlier this month and mad


  • Moderna COVID-19 vaccine appears safe, shows signs of working in older adults - study
    CHICAGO, September 30 (Reuters) - Results from an early safety study of Moderna Inc's coronavirus vaccine candidate in older adults showed that it produced virus-neutralizing antibodies at levels similar to those seen in younger adults, with side effects roughly on par with high-dose f
  • Covid-19 is challenge to mental health: Sri Sri
    Agra, Septenber 30 (IANS): The COVID-19 pandemic has created a global crisis with far-reaching social and economic repercussions and one of the biggest challenges this crisis has brought is of mental health, said Art of Living founder and spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravi Shankar. Sri
  • Eating dairy products may cut bowel cancer risk: Study
    Toronto, September 29 (IANS): Eating dairy products may reduce bowel cancer risk, but there's no evidence that garlic or onions, fish, tea or coffee protect against the disease, say researchers. For the findings, published in the journal Gut, the research team McGill University in C
  • Serum Institute to manufacture 200mn doses of Covid-19 vaccine
    New Delhi, September 29 (IANS) A further collaboration among the Serum Institute of India (SII), the world's largest vaccine manufacturer by volume, Gavi and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation will accelerate the manufacture and delivery of up to 100 million doses of safe and e
  • Are men at a greater risk of heart disease than women?
    New Delhi, September 29 (IANSlife): Over the years, multiple researches have concluded that heart disease impacts men and women differently. It has been noted that in the younger age groups, men are at a far higher risk of heart disease than women; on an average, while the disease strikes



  • Payal Ghosh meets Maharashtra governor seeking Y category security
    Mumbai, September 29 (IANS): Actress Payal Ghosh, who has accused filmmaker Anurag Kashyap of sexual harassment, met Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari on Tuesday seeking Y-category security. The meeting took place at Raj Bhavan in the city. Payal was accompanied by Union Minist
  • Sona Mohapatra: The men in film land only stick to milk and biscuits?
    Mumbai, September 28 (IANS): Singer Sona Mohapatra finds it strange that only actresses are being singled out as alleged drug users in Bollywood, while none of their male counterparts have come under the radar of suspicion. On Monday, in a verified Facebook post, Sona also spoke about t
  • Changing footwear trends in India
    New Delhi, September 27 (IANSlife): Covid-19 has changed consumer buying patterns across segments, ranging from FMCG, personal care, apparel to footwear. The change has also led manufacturers to take innovative strategies and widen certain product portfolio ranges to attract consumers and
  • Campaign creates buzz about perils of early marriage and pregnancies in Rajasthan
    Jaipur, September 26 (IANS) : The Zero Teenage Pregnancy (ZTP) campaign, launched at the start of this year, aiming at highlighting the issue in Rajasthan, has created a buzz around the sensitive and important issue of early marriages and pregnancies. In all these months, the campaign h
  • PM Modi is my son: Shaheen Bagh's 'Bilkis Dadi'
    New Delhi, September 25 (ANI): Bilkis Bano, the 82-year-old who earned the moniker "Dadi of Shaheen Bagh" during the long protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act in the national capital has now been named among the 100-most influential global personalities by Time magazine.