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  • Players from Nagaland at the 2nd Nagaon Open International FIDE Rating Chess Tournament 2021.
    Nagaland players at Nagaon Open Int’l FIDE Rating Chess Tourney
    Our Correspondent Kohima | April 16 Five prominent chess players from Nagaland are taking part at the 2nd Nagaon Open International FIDE Rating Chess Tournament 2021, which commenced today at ADP College Indoor Stadium, Nagaon in Assam. The five players from
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    Vinesh, Anshu, Divya bag gold medals in Asian wrestling
    New Delhi, April 16 (IANS): India won three gold medals on Friday at the ongoing Asian Wrestling Championships in Almaty. Vinesh Phogat (53kg), Anshu Malik (57kg) and Divya Kakran (72kg) won their respective finals as India ended the competition with a tally of
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    Stokes out for 12 weeks, leaves India for surgery
    New Delhi, April 16 (IANS): England and Rajasthan Royals (RR) all-rounder Ben Stokes will fly home on Friday from India and will be out of action for 12 weeks after sustaining a finger injury. CT scan and repeat X-ray conducted on Thursday showed that Stokes has
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    Racer Rabindra geared up for European GT4 season
    Monza (Italy) April 16 (IANS): India's Akhil Rabindra commences his 2021 European GT4 Series season with AGS Events Racing Team, from April 16-18. The 24-year-old Bengaluru racer -- the only Indian in the European GT4 Championship this season -- will drive a
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    Women to set new benchmarks at Tokyo Olympics
    New York, April 16 (IANS): UN Women, a United Nations entity for gender equality and women's empowerment, on Friday said that the 2021 Tokyo Olympics will have close to equal representation of women and men competing for the first time in its history. The To
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    Arundhati reaches quarters at youth boxing Worlds
    New Delhi, April 16 (IANS): Rajasthan's Arundhati Choudhary defeated Columbian boxer Deyaneira Casas to advance into the 69kg women's quarterfinals on the third day of the AIBA Youth Men's and Women's World Championships in Kielce, Poland. Arundh
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    So much to learn from Sreejesh: Pathak
    Buenos Aires, April 16 (IANS): India hockey team goalkeeper Krishan Pathak, who was adjudged the 'Player of the Match' in his 50th outing for the country against Olympic champions Argentina in the FIH Pro League encounter, says that a tough competition for
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    Organisers rule out cancelling or postponing Olympics
    Tokyo, April 16 (IANS): Organisers of this year's Tokyo Olympics are ruling out a cancellation or another postponement of the Games despite a sharp rise in the number of coronavirus infections in Japan. "There are a lot of concerns, but as the organizin
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    Ukraine starts vaccinating Olympic, Paralympic athletes
    Kiev, April 16 (IANS): Ukraine started vaccinating national athletes of Olympic and Paralympic teams with CoronaVac vaccine produced by Chinese company Sinovac Biotech, the country's health ministry said. "We want all athletes to attend the competitions
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    Hertha forced into quarantine after four test Covid positive
    Berlin, April 16 (IANS): Hertha Berlin was forced into quarantine and three upcoming matches will have to be postponed after a total of four officials and players tested positive for the coronavirus, the Bundesliga club announced. Hertha Berlin coach Pal Dardai,
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    United through to Europa League last four with 4-0 win over Granada
    London, April 16 (IANS): Edinson Cavani set Manchester United on course for a comfortable victory against Granada as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side reached the Europa League semi-finals for the second successive season. Marcus Rashford's fine goal and a lat
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    Stokes out for 12 weeks, leaves India for surgery
    New Delhi, April 16 (IANS): England and Rajasthan Royals (RR) all-rounder Ben Stokes will fly home on Friday from India and will be out of action for 12 weeks after sustaining a finger injury. CT scan and repeat X-ray conducted on Thursday showed that Stokes has
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    Racer Rabindra geared up for European GT4 season
    Monza (Italy) April 16 (IANS): India's Akhil Rabindra commences his 2021 European GT4 Series season with AGS Events Racing Team, from April 16-18. The 24-year-old Bengaluru racer -- the only Indian in the European GT4 Championship this season -- will drive a
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    Organisers rule out cancelling or postponing Olympics
    Tokyo, April 16 (IANS): Organisers of this year's Tokyo Olympics are ruling out a cancellation or another postponement of the Games despite a sharp rise in the number of coronavirus infections in Japan. "There are a lot of concerns, but as the organizin
  • Participants of the TSUD sports meet which concluded on April 15.
    TSUD sports meet concludes
    DIMAPUR, APRIL 15 (MExN): The Tenyimi Students' Union Dimapur (TSUD) sports meet concluded today. Er Chirotho Rasutho, Joint Director, Geology and Mining and Advisor, TSUD, Panti Rongmei encouraged the players and gave away the prizes. The programme was chaire

HEALTH

  • Ancient wisdom will help build immunity to beat Covid
    New Delhi, April 16 (IANS): Going beyond precautions and vaccinations, doctors and the World Health Organization (WHO) have advised that proper nutrition and hydration would be key in fighting the second wave of Covid-19. This is a throwback on some essential ancient wisdom. 2500 years ago
  • Covid survivors may only need one vaccine dose: Study
    Washington, April 16 (IANS) People who have recovered from Covid-19 require only one vaccine dose. A second jab is important for those who have not had Covid-19 to reach strong immunity, suggests a study. The study, led by researchers from the University of Pennsylvania in the US, found
  • Why wearing mask is not enough to keep Covid at bay
    New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) With Covid-19 spreading fiercely in many parts of the country, it has now become extremely important to follow all the precautionary measures, besides wearing a mask, to keep infections at bay, health experts have said. It is important to understand that the v
  • Young Covid survivors not safe from reinfection: Lancet
    New York, April 16 (IANS) If you are planning to avoid vaccination just because you are a Covid survivor, think twice. According to a new study, despite a prior Covid-19 infection young people can likely catch the virus again and may still transmit it to others. Even after a previous in
  • 3rd vax dose likely needed within 12 months: Pfizer CEO
    Washington, April 16 (IANS): Pfizer Chief Executive Officer Albert Bourla said people will likely need a third dose of the Pfizer/BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine within 12 months of getting fully inoculated. Bourla told CNBC News on Thursday that it is possible people will need to get vaccina

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LIFE AND STYLE

  • Gul Panag: Business of life has become urgent for focus on environment
    New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) Actress Gul Panag feels enough is not being done for the environment, though she doesn't think it is a result of indifference. "I think a lot of us are aware of what kind of an existential crisis the environment faces but we have other fires to fight
  • Women owned-businesses in India to rise 90% in next 5 years: Report
    New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) Businesses owned by women entrepreneurs in India are likely to witness a 90 per cent growth in the coming five years, compared to the US (50 per cent) and UK (24 per cent), according to EdelGive Foundation Report. The study, conducted across 13 states, focuses
  • People trust computers more than humans: Study
    New York, April 15 (IANS) Despite increasing concern over the intrusion of algorithms in daily life, a new research shows that people are more likely to rely on algorithms than humans, especially if a task becomes too challenging. From choosing the next song on your playlist to choosing
  • Fatima Sana Shaikh: I am constantly doubting myself
    New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) Fatima Sana Shaikh became popular even before the audience knew her name. Way back in 1997, she endeared herself to viewers playing Kamal Hassan and Tabu's daughter in "Chachi 420". Years later, she would score her first blockbuster with the 2016 Aa
  • Matchmaking on video calls rises to 50%: Survey
    New Delhi, April 13 (IANSlife) Virtual ways to find a life partner is now a reality, or better yet, the new normal, suggests a new survey. With the second wave of Covid-19, Jeevansathi.com, a matrimony platform, rolled out a survey to understand how this impacts the search for a life pa