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  • Euro 2020: Spain, Poland in danger of early exit after 1-1 draw
    Seville, June 20 (IANS): Both Spain and Poland are in danger of failing to qualify for the knockout stage of the European Championships after drawing their second Group E game 1-1. The result on Saturday leaves Spain with two points from their first two matches
  • Euro 2020: Germany stun Portugal 4-2 to keep last-16 hopes alive
    Berlin, June 20 (IANS): Germany bounced back in style and overpowered defending champions Portugal in a six-goal thriller in Euro 2020 Group F at the Football Arena Munich. The Germans came out flying on home soil on Saturday and thought they got rewarded for th
  • France held to 1-1 draw by Hungary
    BUDAPEST, June 19 (AP): France needed a second-half equalizer from Antoine Griezmann to avoid the biggest upset of the tournament. Hungary, playing in front of a raucous crowd yet again at the European Championship, held the World Cup champions to a 1-1 draw on
  • American shot putter Crouser smashes world record in Eugene
    Washington, June 19 (IANS): Olympic champion Ryan Crouser broke the 31-year-old men's shot put world record as he topped the US Olympic trials event in Eugene, Oregon. The 29-year-old Crouser, who won gold at the 2016 Olympic games in Rio, achieved his winni
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    Rublev enters semi-finals of Halle Open tennis
    Halle (Germany), June 19 (IANS): Russia's Andrey Rublev beat seasoned pro and local star Philipp Kohlschreiber 7-6(4), 6-2 in 81 minutes to enter the semi-finals of Halle Open tennis on Friday. Rublev, ranked No. 7 in ATP rankings, will next meet Georgian qu
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    Indian players wear black arm-bands in memory of Milkha Singh
    Southampton, June 19 (PTI): The Indian cricket team on Saturday wore black armbands on the second day of the World Test Championship final against New Zealand as a mark of respect to 'Flying Sikh' Milkha Singh, who passed away after a month-long battle due
  • England's Harry Kane heads the ball during the Euro 2020 soccer championship group D match between England and Scotland at Wembley stadium in London, Friday, June 18, 2021. (Carl Recine /Pool Photo via AP)
    Kane struggles as England held 0-0 by Scotland at Euro 2020
    LONDON, June 19 (AP) — Not even with the Premier League’s top scorer could England find a way past Scotland. Maybe Harry Kane was as much as the problem as the solution. On his good days, Kane is one of the game’s ultimate goal threats for b
  • Chile's Ben Brereton, center, celebrates scoring his side's opening goal against Bolivia during a Copa America soccer match at Arena Pantanal stadium in Cuiaba, Brazil, Friday, June 18, 2021. (AP Photo/Andre Penner)
    Englishman scores in Chile’s Copa America win over Bolivia
    SAO PAULO, June 19 (AP) — On a day many football fans expected Harry Kane to shine at the European Championship, it was an Englishman playing for Chile at Copa America who managed to put the ball into the back of the net. Born in Stoke, 22-year-old Ben Bre
  • Argentina's Lionel Messi controls the ball during a Copa America soccer match against Uruguay at National stadium in Brasilia, Brazil, Friday, June 18, 2021. (AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan)
    Argentina beats Uruguay 1-0 in Copa America classico
    SAO PAULO, June 19 (AP) — Argentina beat Uruguay 1-0 on Friday in its second match at Copa America, making Lionel Messi’s team co-leaders of Group A with Chile with four points each. Midfielder Guido Rodriguez scored the only goal at the Mané
  • Milkha Singh: The 'Flying Sikh' no one could catch (Profile)
    New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) A glimpse into the stupendous athletics career of legendary Milkha Singh, who passed away on Friday aged 91, can be had from this mind boggling fact: his 400 metres Indian national record stood for 38 years and the 400m Asian record for 26
  • Legendary sprinter Milkha Singh (Photo | PTI)
    Legendary athlete Milkha Singh passes away at 91
    Chandigarh, June 19 (IANS) Legendary Indian athlete Milkha Singh, popularly known as 'Flying Sikh, passed away in a local hospital here at 11.30 p.m. on Friday, said a statement from the Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education & Research (PGIMER), Chan
  • St. Petersburg: Sweden's Emil Forsberg celebrates after scoring his side's opening goal during the Euro 2020 soccer championship group E match between Sweden and Slovakia, at the Saint Petersburg stadium, in Saint Petersburg, Russia, Friday, June 18, 2021. AP/PTI
    Sweden emerge victorious over Slovakia
    ST. PETERSBURGJune 18 (AP): It always felt like a set piece would settle a tough-to-watch European Championship match between Sweden and Slovakia, and Emil Forsberg duly delivered. The Sweden midfielder converted a 77th-minute penalty Friday to give his team a 1
  • Southampton:  A super sopper is used to remove water after rain delayed start of the first day of the World Test Championship final cricket match between New Zealand and India, at the Ageas Bowl in Southampton, England, Friday, June 18, 2021.AP/PTI
    WTC final: First day's play called off due to rain
    Southampton, June 18 (IANS) The first day's play of the World Test Championship final between India and New Zealand at the Hampshire Bowl here has been called off due to incessant rain. The match can still be a five-day affair since there is a reserve day on Ju
  • Tokyo 2020 CEO Toshiro Muto, left, and President Seiko Hashimoto attend the news conference after receiving a report from a group of infectious disease experts on Friday, June 18, 2021, in Tokyo. The experts including Shigeru Omi, head of a government coronavirus advisory panel, issued a report listing the risks of allowing the spectators and the measurements to prevent the event from triggering a coronavirus spread. (Yuichi Yamazaki/Pool Photo via AP)
    Top medical adviser says ‘no fans’ safest for Tokyo Olympics
    TOKYO, June 18 (AP) — The safest way to hold the Tokyo Olympics is without any fans, the top medical adviser to the Japanese government said in a report on Friday. Dr. Shigeru Omi’s recommendation seems to put him at odds with organizers and the Inte
  • Marykom to skip Italian training stint due to personal reasons
    New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Olympic Games bound women boxer MC Marykom will skip a short training stint in Assisi, Italy, that starts on Monday, and will instead continue to train in Pune, said a national boxing coach. "Due to personal reason Marykom has deci


  • Yoga improves clinical outcome in Rheumatoid arthritis: Study
    New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) In India, yoga is celebrated as an ancient tradition, which has grown into a global phenomenon. As India gears up for International Yoga Day on June 21, a research paper released by an expert at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) said, yoga can be use
  • Alpha, Beta Covid infections less likely to be asymptomatic: Study
    New York, June 20 (IANS) While Alpha and Beta Covid variants are associated with higher transmission, patients with these variants show no evidence of higher viral loads in their upper respiratory tracts compared to the control group, a study led by Johns Hopkins School of Medicine study f
  • 3rd Covid wave inevitable, could hit India in 6-8 weeks: AIIMS chief
    New Delhi, June 19 (PTI): If Covid-appropriate behaviour is not followed and crowding not prevented, the next wave of the viral infection can strike the country in the next six to eight weeks, AIIMS Director Randeep Guleria warned on Saturday. Until a sizeable number of the population a
  • Delta likely to become dominant strain in US: CDC
    Washington, June 19 (IANS) The Delta coronavirus variant is expected to become the dominant strain in America, Director of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Rochelle Walensky said. The Delta variant, also known as B.1.617.2, is more transmissible than others, Xinh
  • Pfizer, Moderna COVID-19 vaccines don't lower sperm count, study says
    Washington, June 18 (PTI): COVID-19 vaccines by Pfizer and Moderna do not harm male fertility, suggests a study which found the levels of sperm in participants remained at healthy levels after they got two doses of the mRNA preventive. The study, published on Thursday in the journal JAM


  • Highlights of Christie's forthcoming Old Masters Evening Sale
    New Delhi, June 20 (IANSlife) The auction houses announces Jan Davidsz. de Heem (Utrecht 1606--1684 Antwerp), a banquet still life and Dirck Hals (Haarlem 1591--1656) and Dirck van Delen (Heusden 1604/5-1671 Arnemuiden) A Merry Company in a palatial interior, as two leading highlights in t
  • The Milkha Singh I knew
    Source :IANS June 19, 2021 A teenager running to save his life after his family was butchered, dead bodies piled on carts and in train compartments, I shuddered with horror as the great man relived the traumatic events all over at his Sector 8 Chandigarh home more than 50 years after I
  • 'Self-esteem the reason we can't achieve our fullest potential'
    New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Describing her journey as "a creative pursuit in unexpected directions" Shobha Nihalani, the Hong Kong-based writer of thriller, adventure and dream novels -- and life coach -- says venturing into the self-help genre for her new book made her realize tha
  • 'Vaccination hesitation -- a bigger evil than the virus'
    By Rajesh Khanna New Delhi, June 15 (IANSlife) Take the example of Telangana, where health authorities recently stated that 37,332 children were infected with the virus between March and May 2021. This coupled with the fact that 19,824 children got infected from August-November 2020 tel
  • 'Lagaan' turns 20: Aamir Khan goes down memory lane
    Mumbai, June 15 (IANS) Aamir Khan tells you he wouldn't be inclined to relive the mammoth experience of making "Lagaan", the film that marked his debut as producer exactly two decades ago on this date, struck box office gold and eventually took him to the Oscars. "If


  • Malaika Arora guides your yoga journey
    New Delhi, June 20 (IANSlife) Yoga brings together physical and mental disciplines to achieve a peaceful body and mind and helps manage stress and anxiety while keeping one relaxed. It also helps to increase flexibility, muscle strength, tone the body and improves respiration, energy and v
  • 4 lions in Chennai zoo diagnosed with Delta variant of Covid-19
    Chennai, June 19 (IANS) Four lions at Arignar Anna Zoological Park or popularly known as Vandalur Zoo are suffering from the contagious Delta variant of coronavirus, the Zoo said. According to Vandalur Zoo officials, the Zoo had sent samples of 11 lions to the ICAR-National Institute of
  • Gucci introduces vegan luxury material 'Demetra'
    New Delhi, June 18 (IANSlife): Luxury fashion house Gucci has introduced a new luxury material 'Demetra', which contains more than 77 per cent plant-based raw materials. The brand launched three sneaker models to mark its first products made with Demetra, organic cotton and re
  • The changing face of work post-pandemic
    New Delhi, June 18 (IANSlife) As the world of education and work makes a gradual recovery from the effects of Covid-19 pandemic, experts foresee the new trends and dramatic changes that will impact the careers of graduates who venture out in the market in 2021-22 and onwards. A new tech
  • Propaganda plaint against Twitter, its India MD, actor Swara Bhaskar, journalist Arfa Khanum
    New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) Two days after Ghaziabad Police police booked Twitter Inc, Twitter Communication India Pvt Ltd and others, more troubles are brewing for the US-based social media giant as a complaint has been filed against it, it's India MD Manish Maheshwari, Bollywood actor