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  • Dinko Singh, accompanied by his wife Ngangom Babai Devi, flew to Delhi in April in a SpicJet air ambulance for radiation therapy to treat his cancer.
    Cancer-stricken Dingko recovers from COVID-19
    'I tested positive five times during my stay in hospital. It was very traumatising because I would see people, who came after me, leave before me but somehow I kept going thanks to the doctors and nurses.'   New Delhi, July 3 (PTI): Asian Games g
  • Harbhajan Singh turns 40: Kohli, Yuvraj lead birthday wishes
    New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) Cricket fraternity took to social media to wish veteran India off-spinner Harbjahan Singh on his special day as he turned 40 on Friday.   Harbhajan is regarded as one of the finest spinners ever to grace the sport as he scalped 4
  • There was 'no offer on the table' from Ferrari, says Vettel
    Spielberg, July 3 (IANS) Four-time Formula One champion Sebastian Vettel has revealed there was no offer on the table with respect to a new Ferrari deal but accepted he was left a bit surprised when he was made aware about the team's decision.   Vett
  • You should never write off champions: Hussey on Dhoni's future
    New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) Former Australia batsman Michael Hussey believes M.S. Dhoni is a champion cricketer and the ongoing forced break would provide him with an opportunity to introspect and see whether he wants to play again for the Indian team.   &q
  • Zidane wants Messi to stay in LaLiga amid exit rumours
    Madrid, July 3 (IANS) Putting his rivalry aside with Barcelona, Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane has said he wants star forward Lionel Messi to stay at the Catalan Giants amid rumours linking him with a move away from the club.   According to Spanish
  • Hamilton unveils new helmet in support of 'BLM' movement
    Spielberg, July 3 (IANS) Reigning Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton has unveiled a new helmet in support of the 'Black Lives Matter' movement for the upcoming season which begins with Austria GP. He wore the helmet in the first practice session on Friday.
  • People hold umbrellas to protect themselves from the rain. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
    Up to 60% of usual capacity will be allowed to attend 2020 French Open, say organisers
    PARIS, July 2 (Reuters): Up to 60% of the usual capacity will be allowed inside the Roland Garros grounds for the 2020 edition of the French Open amid the COVID-19 crisis, organisers said on Thursday.   French federation president Bernard Giudi
  • Serbia's Novak Djokovic with his wife Jelena in the stands during Adria Tour at Novak Tennis Centre in Belgrade, Serbia, June 14, 2020. Picture taken June 14, 2020. REUTERS/Marko Djurica
    Djokovic, wife Jelena test negative for COVID-19
    BELGRADE, July 3 (Reuters): Novak Djokovic and his wife Jelena have tested negative for COVID-19, nine days after returning a positive test, the world number one tennis player's media team said on Thursday.   Djokovic, along with Grigor Dim
  • A general view of Wigan Athletic's DW Stadium as the club enters into administration following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Wigan, Britain, July 1, 2020. REUTERS/Jason Cairnduff
    Twelve parties interested in buying Wigan, says administrator
    (Reuters): Twelve different parties have shown interest in buying Wigan Athletic and they must now prove they have necessary funds to progress in negotiations, said Gerald Krasner, a joint administrator of the Championship club.   Wigan entered admi
  • Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton during press conference REUTERS/Loren Elliott/File Photo
    Hamilton says 'silence' criticism was not aimed at F1 rivals
    (Reuters): Six times world champion Lewis Hamilton says he was not targeting Formula One rivals when he condemned the sport's silence on racial injustice and the lack of diversity.   Hamilton, who starts his bid for a record equalling seventh ti
  • West Ham United's Andriy Yarmolenko scores their third goal with teammates, as play resumes behind closed doors following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Michael Regan/Pool via REUTERS
    Yarmolenko earns West Ham vital win over Chelsea
    LONDON, July 2 (Reuters): Substitute Andriy Yarmolenko marked a rare West Ham United appearance with a dramatic late goal to earn his side a priceless 3-2 Premier League win over Chelsea on Wednesday.   The Ukrainian, who made his first appearance f
  • A box of freshly polished Dukes balls that will be used for the third Ashes test at the British Cricket Balls Ltd in Walthamstow, London, Britain July 31, 2019. REUTERS/Martyn Herman
    Australia drops Dukes ball from Sheffield Shield
    MELBOURNE, July 2 (Reuters): Cricket Australia said on Thursday it has dropped the British-made Dukes ball from its 2020/21 Sheffield Shield season and will use only the Kookaburra to encourage more spin bowling on home pitches.   Dukes were introdu
  • Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe speaks to the media after the match, as play resumes behind closed doors following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Michael Steele/Pool via REUTERS
    Bournemouth's Howe not looking for assurances
    (Reuters): Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe says he does not need any assurances about his future despite the deepening threat of relegation after Wednesday's 4-1 defeat by Newcastle United.   Bournemouth slipped to 19th in the 20-team Premier Lea
  • Tottenham Hotspur manager Jose Mourinho, as play resumes behind closed doors following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Kirsty Wigglesworth/Pool via REUTERS
    Spurs have too much time between games, says Mourinho
    (Reuters): Tottenham Hotspur manager Jose Mourinho says he is unhappy with the long break between matches his team have had since the Premier League resumed following the COVID-19 shutdown.   Spurs play Sheffield United later on Thursday, nine days
  • Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola with his players during the drinks brake, as play resumes behind closed doors following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Owen Humphreys/Pool via REUTERS
    Manchester City must rebuild for title challenge: Guardiola
    (Reuters): Manchester City must rebuild if they are to challenge Liverpool for the Premier League title next season, manager Pep Guardiola has said.   City's reign as champions ended after last week's defeat by Chelsea left Liverpool with an


  • ICMR aims to launch COVID-19 vaccine by Aug 15
    New Delhi, July 3 (PTI): Aiming to launch an indigenous COVID-19 vaccine by August 15, the Indian Council of Medical Research has written to select medical institutions and hospitals to fast-track clinical trial approvals for the vaccine candidate Covaxin being developed in collaboration w
  • Women with high BP during pregnancy susceptible to heart disease
    London, July 3 (IANS) Women who experience high blood pressure during pregnancy are more likely to develop heart disease and heart failure in later life, warn researchers.   Published in the Journal of the American Heart Association, the study found that women who experienced hi
  • WHO: Covid-19 hitting livelihoods, causing anxiety, stress
    New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) A senior official of the World Health Organization (WHO) has said that the global Covid-19 pandemic has hit the lives and livelihoods of the people, besides causing fear and depression in them.   "Besides hitting lives and livelihoods, the pandemic
  • Managing allergies during Covid-19
    New Delhi, July 2 (IANSlife) In this unprecedented ?global crisis, health should be a top priority. With the onset of the monsoons and the rise in indoor pollution, allergies are on the rise? - along with Covid-19 itself - and have a direct impact on body's respiratory system.  
  • BioNTech and Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine shows potential in human trial
    FRANKFURT, July 2 (Reuters) - A COVID-19 vaccine developed by German biotech firm BioNTech and U.S. pharmaceutical giant Pfizer has shown potential and was found to be well tolerated in early-stage human trials, the companies said on Wednesday.   The drug is one of 17 being test


  • Chinese hand in ISI's Gilgit-Baltistan move hits separatists
    BY SUMIT KUMAR SINGH New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) The controversial proposal to annex Gilgit-Baltistan region of Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK), which is to change the semi-autonomous status of the region, is being pushed by Pakistan to help China secure the China-Pakistan Economic Corri
  • 'Encouraging' data but Covid vax nowhere near us
    New York, July 3 (IANS) There are currently 18 candidate vaccines in key clinical trials globally but despite encouraging preliminary data coming from some research labs, a Covid-19 vaccine is nowhere near while new corona cases are mounting in several countries including in India. &nbs
  • BJP wants J&K to get full statehood again: Ram Madhav
    BY NAVNEET MISHRA AND KAMLESH SINGH New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) National General Secretary Ram Madhav is one of the BJP's high-profile faces. Since becoming spokesperson of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh in 2003, he has subsequently been in the news not only in the country but also
  • Eyes in the sky: Investors reach for new tools to gauge climate change risk
    As climate change is eroding age-old certainties, a new cast of characters is searching for answers in the sky   LONDON, July 2 (Reuters) - In the twilight years of past civilisations, astrologers would scour the heavens for signs of impending calamity. In an era where climate cha
  • A push for women entrepreneurship in India
    BY PUJA GUPTA New Delhi, July 2 (IANSlife) We are one of the biggest and fastest growing economies, however there is data prove that if female employment rates were equal to male employment rates, that alone will make India richer by 27 percent. The actual participation of women in b


  • Eyeing promotion, 55-year-old K'taka cop writes Class 10 exams
    Bengaluru, July 3 (IANS) A 55-year-old Karnataka police constable is writing the Secondary School Leaving Certificate (SSLC) board exam at Kolar to get promotion before his retirement in 2025.   "Karnataka State Reserve Police (KSRP) constable K.R. Manjunath is appearing fo
  • Sameksha, Shael's new song a tribute to doctors fighting COVID-19
    Mumbai, July 2 (IANS) Singer Shael Oswal has launched his latest single titled "Tere naal" along with actress Sameksha. The song is being pitched as a tribute to the "corona warriors".   The "Soniye heeriye" singer had launched the audio and teaser
  • People who stayed home before lockdown helped slow COVID-19 spread
    New York, July 2 (IANS) A new study has found that people who stayed home even before lockdown and sheltering-ati-home orders were implemented may have helped slow the spread of the novel coronavirus back in March and April.   Individual decisions to reduce movement likely helpe
  • The downside of e-learning
    New Delhi, June 30 (IANSlife) Although online learning has gained momentum during the lockdown, the shift to the online medium has raised many concerns among the parents.   Around half, 48 per cent of parents are worried about their child developing some health issues related to
  • I didn't choose poetry, it chose me: Sudeep Sen
    BY SUKANT DEEPAK  New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) During the early days of the Covid-19 lockdown, when things were changing at a break-neck speed, laying bare many aspects of the society - the play of politics, how people thought and reacted, the changing culture of 'working from h