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  • Soccer Football - Champions League - Manchester City Press Conference - Etihad Campus, Manchester, Britain - September 30, 2019   Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola during the press conference     Action Images via Reuters/Carl Recine/File Photo
    City deserve an apology, says defiant Guardiola
    MANCHESTER, England, July 14 (Reuters) - Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola said his team deserved an apology, after their two-year UEFA ban from European football was overturned by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) -- a verdict he called "a good day
  • First inter-collegiate online Chess tourney on July 25
    Kohima, July 14 (MExN): The 1st Nagaland Inter Collegiate Online Chess Tournament under the aegis of Chess Association of St Joseph’s College Autonomous Jakhama will be held on July 25.   The association in a release stated that only college studen
  • Soccer Football - Premier League - Manchester United v Southampton - Old Trafford, Manchester, Britain - July 13, 2020 Manchester United's  Anthony Martial scores their second goal, as play resumes behind closed doors following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Pool via REUTERS/Dave Thompson
    United stay fifth after Saints grab last-gasp leveller
    MANCHESTER, England, July 14 (Reuters) - Manchester United's Champions League qualification hopes suffered a blow after an equaliser deep in stoppage time from Michael Obafemi earned Southampton a 2-2 draw in the Premier League at Old Trafford on Monday. &nb
  • Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC) President Yasuhiro Yamashita speaks to media during a news conference after the announcement of the games' postponement to 2021, in Tokyo, Japan March 25, 2020.  REUTERS/Naoki Ogura/Files
    Tokyo Games likely to be pared down, says JOC chief
    TOKYO, July 14 (Reuters) - The rearranged Tokyo Olympics are likely to be a pared-down version of recent editions of the four-yearly Games, Japanese Olympic Committee chairman Yasuhiro Yamashita said on Tuesday.   Japan and the International Olympic
  • Was a little surprised England didn't pick Broad: Holder
    Southampton, July 14 (IANS) West Indies Test captain Jason Holder conceded he was left surprised after he saw speedster Stuart Broad wasn't part of the England playing XI for the first Test of #raisethebat series at Ageas Bowl in Southampton.   West
  • As coach it's my responsibility to monitor the girls regularly: Maymol
    New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) In an effort to 'maintain the team spirit' among the players, Indian women's football team coach Maymol Rocky recently conducted a webinar session with her players and support staff to bring in a 'sense of positivity' a
  • I could see Messi playing in 2025, easily: Garcia
    Kolkata, July 14 (IANS) Former Barcelona midfielder Luis Garcia feels the club's superstar forward Lionel Messi can easily continue playing till 2025.   The 33-year-old is currently contracted until the end of next season with Barcelona holding talks
  • States to get funds from Centre for developing sport they've adopted: Rijiju
    New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) The Sports Ministry will assist and fund states in achieving excellence in "one or two sports" that they have adopted in accordance to the 'One State One Sport' policy, Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju said on Tuesday.
  • Foundation for all MS did was laid by Ganguly, feels Sangakkara
    Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) Mahendra Singh Dhoni edged out Sourav Ganguly as India's greatest captain by the slimmest of margins in a survey conducted on Star Sports show Cricket Connected in which the two captains were judged on eight parameters developed in associ
  • FILE PHOTO: Newly elected president of Russia's athletics federation Evgeny Yurchenko speaks at the Russia's Olympic Committee building in Moscow, Russia February 28, 2020. REUTERS/Tatyana Makeyeva/File Photo
    Russian federation chief resigns amid new doping troubles
    MOSCOW, July 13 (Reuters):The president of Russia's suspended athletics federation resigned from his post on Monday as the federation grapples with new doping setbacks that could keep its athletes further sidelined from international competitions.  
  • FILE PHOTO: Washington Redskins football shirts and a team flag on sale at a sporting goods store in Bailey's Crossroads, Virginia, U.S., June 24, 2020. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque/File Photo
    NFL: Washington to retire Redskins name and logo
    (Reuters): The NFL's Washington team announced on Monday it will retire its Redskins name and logo in a decision made after sponsors stepped up pressure to scrap a name that the franchise has used since 1933 but long has been criticized as racist by Native
  • Manchester United's Paul Pogba celebrates with the trophy after winning the Europa League Reuters / Michael Dalder Livepic/File Photo
    Improving United need to win trophies, says Pogba
    (Reuters): Manchester United have made huge improvements this season but need to win trophies to ensure a successful campaign, their France midfielder Paul Pogba said on Monday.   United are fifth in the Premier League standings with 58 points but c
  • FILE PHOTO: The logo of the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) is seen ahead of Chinese swimmer Sun Yang's public hearing for the appeal filed by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) against him and the Federation Internationale de Natation (FINA), at the Conference Centre of the Fairmont Le Montreux Palace, in Montreux, Switzerland November 15, 2019. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse/File Photo
    UEFA Financial Fair Play rules set to change after City ban overturned
    MANCHESTER, England, July 13 (Reuters): After UEFA's attempt to ban Manchester City from European football was overturned by sport's highest court on Monday, the continental governing body's Financial Fair Play (FFP) system, under which they w
  • Crystal Palace's Wilfried Zaha, as play resumes behind closed doors following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Catherine Ivill/Pool via REUTERS
    Zaha calls on social media platforms to remove racist users
    (Reuters): Crystal Palace's Wilfried Zaha has called on social media platforms to identify and remove users who resort to racist abuse after the forward was targeted before his team's Premier League match at Aston Villa on Sunday.   The Ivor
  • Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers, as play resumes behind closed doors following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Shaun Botterill/Pool via REUTERS
    Rodgers calls on Leicester to show mettle in top-four battle
    (Reuters): Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers has called on his players to show some steel after Sunday's 4-1 Premier League defeat by Bournemouth as the Midlands club bids to finish in the top four.   Fourth-placed Leicester, who host Sheff

HEALTH

  • Surge in HIV, TB, malaria deaths due to Covid-19: Lancet
    London, July 14 (IANS) Some low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) could experience a surge in HIV, tuberculosis (TB), and malaria deaths over the next five years because of disruption to health services caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, according to a new study, published in The Lancet G
  • Only 3% Indians realise the importance of consuming adequate protein: Study
    New Delhi, July 14 (IANSlife) Although 95 per cent of Indian mothers claim to know protein as a macro-nutrient, only three per cent of the population really understands the prominent functions of protein or why one should consume it daily, reveals a new study.   Across cities, 8
  • WHO warns that coronavirus crisis may get 'worse and worse and worse'
    GENEVA/ZURICH, July 13 (Reuters) - The new coronavirus pandemic raging around the globe will worsen if countries fail to adhere to strict healthcare precautions, the World Health Organization (WHO) warned on Monday.   "Let me be blunt, too many countries are headed in the w
  • Stress hormone linked to higher blood sugar in diabetics
    New York, July 13 (IANS) Researchers have showcased a clear link between the stress hormone cortisol and higher blood sugar levels in people with type 2 diabetes.   Previous research has shown that stress and depression are two of the major causes of a flatter cortisol profile.
  • Itolizumab: New anti-Covid drug at Rs 8000/vial
    New Delhi, July 13 (PTI): Bengaluru-based biotech major Biocon on Monday announced that its drug Itolizumab, which will hit the market as Alzumab has received permission from the Drugs Controller General of India for use in moderate to severe COVID-19 patients.    "It

FEATURED NEWS

  • Privatisation 'wave' hurts poor as pandemic heightens risks
    Countries trying to boost economic growth are privatising land and other resources, uprooting rural and indigenous communities   BANGKOK, July 14 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A push to privatise land and other resources in countries from Ukraine to Papua New Guinea is hurting in
  • More than 1/3rd say Raj Cong govt will collapse, BJP to return: IANS CVoter snap poll
    New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) More than one third of respondents to a snap poll feel that the Ashok Gehlot-led Congress government in Rajasthan will collapse and the BJP will return in the state, as per IANS CVoter.   The poll comes on a day when Congress rebel Sachin Pilot was sack
  • Digital play with Indian business models
    BY TAPONEEL MUKHERJEE IANS | July 12 The last decade has seen rapid digitisation. However, the last three months have seen the pace of digitisation accelerate rapidly. Even as the world adjusts to a new normal, the ability to leverage digitisation to improve, create and innovate busi
  • How New Delhi tamed China
    BY LT GEN CHERISH MATHSON  New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) A resolute, unruffled leadership and India's multi-pronged, hard stance, from the borders to financial markets, has forced China to tone down its aggression it had initiated since early May 2020. While India's military
  • World Population Day: Bringing back the 'choice, voice debate' on family planning during COVID-19
    New Delhi, July 11 (IANSlife) Family planning is central to gender equality and womens empowerment, and it is a key factor in reducing poverty. Millions of girls and women in India can transform their lives if needs for family planning - to delay, space and limit the number of children tha

LIFE AND STYLE

  • 1 in 2 Indian students seeks online classes: Survey
    New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) With the coronavirus pandemic striking hard and spreading rapidly in India, nearly 44.6 per cent students in the country said they will prefer a 'School from Home' concept if given an option, a new survey revealed on Tuesday.   The survey by Bra
  • An online career community for women
    BY PUJA GUPTA  New Delhi, July 12 (IANSlife) During the COVID-19 pandemic the focus has been on women supporting each other to help build financial security. In these uncertain times and an economic slowdown, women are working harder than they ever did, both at home and at work.
  • Habits you need to teach your child in a COVID-19 world
    New Delhi, July 12 (IANSlife) The fight against COVID-19 continues to take place all over the world. With most of us homebound owing to the home-sheltering and social restrictions, we have been able to spend quality time with the family.   For those with young children, managing
  • WHO launches initiative to help 1.3bn people quit smoking
    Geneva, July 11 (IANS) The World Health Organization (WHO) announced that it was launching an initiative to help 1.3 billion global tobacco-users quit the habit during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.   The Access Initiative for Quitting Tobacco will help people freely access the
  • Tahira Kashyap completes her fourth book during lockdown
    Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) Writer-filmmaker Tahira Kashyap Khurrana has completed her fourth book, "The 12 Commandments Of Being A Woman", during the coronavirus lockdown.   "I've finally finished writing 'The 12 Commandments Of Being A Woman' and it's