WASHINGTON, May 25 (Reuters): U.S. President Donald Trump warned on Monday that he may move the Republican National Convention from North Carolina set for August if the event faces state social distancing restrictions as a result of the coronavirus.
The coronavirus pandemic has f
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Dimapur | May 25
A total of 391 Nagaland citizens arrived in Dimapur via a special train from Haryana on May 25 around 10:27 am after a delay of more than 24 hours.
APC and Dimapur in charge for COVID related activities, Y Kikheto Sema, Deputy Commissioner
Guwahati, May 25 (PTI): Assam recorded its highest single-day spike of 122 cases on Monday, taking the total past the 500-mark, Health and Family Welfare Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said.
With these fresh cases, the total number of COVID-19 infections has gone up to 514 in the state,
Mughato Awomi wins open category, Pulonito Hesso wins U-16 tourney
DIMAPUR, MAY 25 (MExN): Mughaho Awomi won the 6th Nagaland Online Open Chess Tournament which was held on May 24. Salhuto Nyekha came in second while Khoveto Vero placed third.
In the under
PRAGUE, May 25 (Reuters): Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova is happy to finally play tennis again for fans around the world - even if they can only watch on television.
The world number 12 will headline an all-Czech tournament in Prague starting Tuesda
Madrid, May 25 (IANS): Heavyweights Real Madrid and Barcelona were among LaLiga teams to resume training in groups of 14 players at a time on Monday as the sport looks to get back on its feet in the country.
All football in the country has been suspended since March
(Reuters): England's Football Association (FA) has ended the Women's Super League (WSL) season, which was interrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic, in response to "overwhelming feedback" from clubs, it said on Monday.
The FA said no decision had yet been m
(Reuters): Brad Keselowski won the Coca Cola 600 in a shootout on Sunday as NASCAR did its best to fill the sporting void created by the novel coronavirus shutdown with its longest ever race.
The 600-miler on the U.S. Memorial Day weekend was already the longe
BERLIN, May 25 (Reuters): Borussia Dortmund's Mats Hummels and Axel Witsel look set to be fit in time for Tuesday's Bundesliga big game against leaders Bayern Munich, with the Ruhr valley club attempting to cut the gap and stay in the running for the title.
TBILISI, May 25 (Reuters): Georgian tennis player Nikoloz Basilashvili has been charged with assaulting his former wife, his lawyer Irma Chkadua said.
Basilashvili, ranked 27th in the world, has denied allegations that he attacked Neka Dorokashvili in front of
MUMBAI, May 25 (Reuters): A recommendation banning the use of saliva to shine a cricket ball when the sport resumes after the novel coronavirus shutdown is only a temporary measure, Anil Kumble, the chairman of the International Cricket Council's Cricket Committee
London, May 25 (IANS): Former Manchester United defender Mikael Silvestre opened up regarding the infamous incident that saw former manager Alex Ferguson inadvertently hitting then-winger David Beckham with a boot inside the Red Devils' dressing room.
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS): The election fever has truly gripped the International Cricket Council (ICC). And in what can be seen as a clear win for Colin Graves -- favourite to take over as next ICC chief -- Chairman Shashank Manohars concern that there was monetary exch
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS): India football captain Sunil Chhetri was on Monday named as the official brand ambassador of fantasy football platform 'Twelfth Man'.
According to the makers, Twelfth Man is a premier ‘football only' fantasy gaming platfo
Chandigarh, May 25 (IANS) Legendary former hockey player Balbir Singh Senior died in a private hospital near here on Monday, his family said.
He was 96 years old. His condition was critical for nearly a fortnight.
He was undergoing treatment at Fortis
BERLIN,May 24 (Reuters): Schalke 04 slumped to a shock 3-0 home loss to relegation-threatened Augsburg on Sunday, their fourth defeat in five games dropping them to eighth place in the Bundesliga.
Augsburg's Eduard Loewen curled in a sensational free kick
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS): Sports Authority of India (SAI) released Rs 8.25 crore as 'Out of Pocket Allowance' (OPA) for 2,749 Khelo India Athletes for the first quarter of 2020-21, it was announced on Sunday.
"The money has been transferred to the bank
London, May 24 (IANS): Premier League side Bournemouth has confirmed that an unnamed player is one of the two new coronavirus positive cases discovered by the latest round of tests.
"AFC Bournemouth can confirm that one of its players has tested positive for CO
A woman carrying a child arrives at T-3 airport for domestic travel, after flights were resumed, in New Delhi, Monday, May 25, 2020. PTI Photo
A SpiceJet plane takes-off from Chennai airport for domestic travel, after flights resumed during the ongoing nationwide lockdown, in Chennai, Monday, May 25, 2020. PTI Photo
Passengers wait at Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport for domestic travel, following the resumption of domestic flights, in Guwahati, Monday, May 25, 2020. (PTI Photo)
Swarms of locust in the walled city of Jaipur, Rajasthan, Monday, May 25, 2020. More than half of Rajasthan’s 33 districts are affected by invasion by these crop-munching insects. (PTI Photo
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un speaks during the conference of the Central Military Committee of the Workers' Party of Korea in this image released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency. KCNA via REUTERS
People in Domino Park are seen in circles painted as guidelines for social distancing in Brooklyn, New York City. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly
Children return to campus for the first day of New South Wales public schools fully re-opening for all students and staff amidst the easing of the coronavirus restrictions at Homebush West Public School in Sydney, Australia. REUTERS/Loren Elliott
Neonatal nurse Kirsty Hartley carries premature baby Theo Anderson to his mother Kirsty Anderson in the neonatal intensive care unit at the Lancashire Women and Newborn Centre at Burnley General Hospital in East Lancashire, Burnley, Britain . REUTERS/Hann
Open and occupied graves are seen during the outbreak of the coronavirus at Vila Formosa cemetery, Brazil's biggest cemetery, in Sao Paulo, Brazil. REUTERS/Amanda Perobelli
A passenger gets thermal scanned as he arrives at T-3 airport for domestic travel, after flights were resumed, in New Delhi, Monday, May 25, 2020. (PTI Photo/Kamal Kishore)
He who rejects change is the architect of decay. The only human institution which rejects progress is the cemetery
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) After a mess worker at the All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS) here, another staff member died from coronavirus on Monday.
The deceased, Hiralal was working as senior sanitation supervisor and was posted at Rajkumari Amrit Kaur OPD in the AIIMS.
The United States leads the world with more than 1.6 million confirmed coronavirus cases, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University.
New Delhi, May 25 (PTI): The total number of coronavirus infections in India rose to 1,38,845 on Monday with the highest ever spike of 6,977
New Delhi, May 25 (ANI): Large number of flights were cancelled across the country on Monday, as domestic passenger flight operations resumed after two months.
Arrival and departure of 80 flights at Delhi's Indira Gandhi International airport were cancelled, officials said.
New Delhi, May 25 (ANI): As the Chinese Army has deployed over 5,000 of its troops on the Line of Actual Control at different locations in the Ladakh sector, the Indian Army is also increasing presence of its troops to match their strength and is also enhancing its presence in other areas
Hyderabad, May 25 (IANS): Telangana police on Sunday reportedly cracked the mystery behind nine bodies recovered from a well in Warangal district with the arrest of four accused.
Main accused Sanjay Kumar Jha from Bihar and three others have confessed to killing the nine, all migr
NEW DELHI/MUMBAI, MAY 25 (IANS): After some initial hiccups, India on Monday resumed domestic passenger flight services, exactly two months after these operations were suspended due to the Covid-19 outbreak.
Barring just Andhra Pradesh and West Bengal, domestic flight services res
NEW DELHI, MAY 25 (IANS): Passengers were seen harried across airports, including the national capital's Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA), on Monday as many domestic flights were cancelled due to the limit on arrivals and departures by state governments.
On the first
NEW DELHI, MAY 25 (IANS): Inspite of several challenges posed by Covid-19, the top executive of national capital's IGI Airport estimates that domestic passenger traffic will bounce back in another 6 to 8 months.
The Delhi International Airport Ltd (DIAL), the firm that operate
CHENNAI, MAY 25 (IANS): The amalgamation of 10 public sector banks into four has been working smoothly for the past two months without any heartburns as the employee benefit schemes have been extended to all the employees, said a top official of All India Bank Employees' Association (A
NEW DELHI, MAY 25 (IANS): Chinese smartphone brand Realme which is locally manufacturing every single smartphone that is being sold in India will begin production of its newly-launched Smart TVs in the country once the lockdown is over and situation stabilizes, Madhav Sheth, Vice President
London, May 25 (IANS) A new study has claimed that young adults aged between 16 and 24 may have a six-fold increased risk of epilepsy-related death, a disorder in which nerve cell activity in the brain is disturbed, causing seizures.
The study, presented at the European Academy of
New Delhi, May 24 (IANSlife) The body's immune system plays a vital role in safe-guarding us from most infections, but as we age, our immune system also ages and gradually loses its ability to fight against infections. Among older people, high blood pressure, diabetes, heart and liver
May 24 (Reuters) - The University of Oxford's COVID-19 vaccine trial has only a 50% chance of success as the coronavirus seems to be fading rapidly in Britain, the professor co-leading the development of the vaccine told the Telegraph newspaper https://bit.ly/2LQTNos.
New Delhi, May 23 (PTI): As Indian firms scramble to develop a vaccine for coronavirus, experts feel that research in the country is still at a nascent stage and any concrete breakthrough is not likely within a year.
The Indian government and private firms have stepped up efforts
New York, May 23 (IANS) The placentas from 16 women who tested positive for Covid-19 while pregnant showed evidence of injury, the organ that acts as the gut, kidneys, liver and lungs for a fetus during pregnancy, say researchers.
According to the study, published in the American
BY SHANKAR KUMAR
IANS | May 25
As one of history's most transformative and inspirational figures, Mahatma Gandhi continues to be relevant across the world. His life and philosophy have hugely impacted every aspect of human existence. Even the film industry has not been untouche
New Delhi, May 25 (PTI): They had left their homes for greener pastures in faraway Maharashtra, Gujarat, Delhi and Rajasthan.
The corona-fuelled lockdown having shattered their dreams, they are now walking, cycling and hitchhiking hundreds of miles under an unforgiving sun blazing
The virus is spreading through remote and vulnerable indigenous communities despite efforts to shield them
TRES UNIDOS, BRAZIL, May 23 (Reuters) - Tres Unidos, an indigenous village in Brazil's Amazon rainforest, locked out all visitors, hoping that isolation would keep it saf
New Delhi, May 23 (PTI): They walked, the parents, wife and children a cluster on the move while he wheeled a cycle with jerry cans and bundles loaded on -- and his 12-year-old differently abled daughter cradled in a cloth sack tied to the side.
Earlier this week, as the lockdown
The displacements were a result of a combination of increasing hazard intensity, high population exposure and high levels of social and economic vulnerability, a report says.
New Delhi, May 22 (PTI): Five million people were displaced in India last year, the highest in the world,
New Delhi, May 25 (PTI): Swarms of locusts entered some residential areas of Jaipur on Monday, presenting the local people with an unusual sight.
Locusts normally affect districts in western Rajasthan but this time the swarms have travelled as far as Jaipur city. The swarms later
New Delhi, May 25 (ANI): As flights restarted in India on Monday after two months because of the coronavirus lockdown, a little boy in Bengaluru airport carrying a "special category" ticket was among the most heartwarming sights of the day.
Five-year-old Vihaan Sharma travelled al
BY SUKANT DEEPAK
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) Delicate lives at their most profound. No overt metaphysical questions, just rhythmic existence leaving enough room for interpretation. Stories, mostly wrapped under a thin disguise. What she manages to say loudly is always with the silences
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) The news of a 15-year-old girl Jyoti Kumari taking her injured father to home in Bihar's Darbhanga -- 1,200 km from Gurugram, on a bicycle during the lockdown, has impressed US President Donald Trump's daughter and adviser Ivanka Trump.
Mumbai, May 22 (IANS) Actress Sonali Bendre has always spoken about what a wonderful support system her husband, filmmaker Goldie Behl, has been all though her cancer treatment in New York. However, few are aware that Goldie did not neglect work owing to the trials that the couple has face