SOFIA, May 28 (Reuters): Bulgaria’s highest appeals court on Thursday dismissed a request by the former chief prosecutor to review the parole granted to an Australian convicted of murder in 2009, meaning he is now free to leave the country.
Jock Palfreeman, who served 11 years
Dimapur, May 28 (MExN): Menstrual Initiative Nagaland (MIN) under the Community Health Initiative celebrated the International Menstrual Hygiene Day (MHD) in Nagaland on May 28 by spreading awareness on taboos related to menstruation via social media (#reddotchallenge in Instagram).
Guwahati/Imphal/Itanagar, May 28 (PTI): The number of coronavirus cases in Assam rose to 798 after 24 more people tested positive for the disease, state Health and Family Welfare Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said on Thursday.
Fifteen new cases have been reported this morning and nine
MANCHESTER, England, May 28 (Reuters): The Premier League season will restart on June 17, the BBC reported on Thursday.
A spokesman for the Premier League, which stopped play in March, declined to comment as the meeting of 20 club officials was ongoing.
(Reuters): The European Tour, suspended since March due to the COVID-19 pandemic, will resume with the British Masters on July 22 as part of a six-tournament swing in the United Kingdom, the tour's governing body said on Thursday.
Events will take place wi
LONDON, May 28 (Reuters): The Dutch Formula One Grand Prix at Zandvoort has been postponed to 2021 because of the COVID-19 pandemic, organisers said on Thursday.
The race at the seaside circuit would have been a home event for Red Bull's Max Verstappen, th
(Reuters): Blackburn Rovers skipper Elliott Bennett and two Fulham players have tested positive for the disease caused by the novel coronavirus in the latest batch of tests conducted by the English Football League (EFL).
The EFL said in a statement https://www
Melbourne, May 28 (IANS): Cricket Australia on Thursday announced their fixtures for the summer of 2020-21. The elaborate schedule, including fixtures for men and women, consists of the much-anticipated Border-Gavaskar series between India and Australia.
LONDON, May 28 (Reuters): Formula One team owners McLaren saw group revenues reverse from 284 million pounds ($348.13 million) to 109 million in the first quarter of 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, results on Thursday showed.
The sportscar maker also report
MOSCOW, May 28 (Reuters): Russian Premier League club Lokomotiv Moscow said on Thursday that four of its players had tested positive for the novel coronavirus.
The four - Dmitry Barinov, Anton Kochenkov, Timur Suleimanov and Roman Tugarev - are not experiencin
LONDON, May 28 (Reuters): Formula One's 10 teams will be limited to a maximum 80 people each at races held without spectators when the delayed season gets going in July.
Revised 2020 sporting regulations published by the governing International Automobile
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS): Mirabai Chanu, who won the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna in 2018, has been nominated for the Arjuna Award by the Indian Weightlifting Federation (IWLF) for 2020/21. Ragala Venkat Rahul and Punam Yadav are the other two nominations sent by the IWLF t
LONDON, May 27 (Reuters): Tottenham Hotspur manager Jose Mourinho said it was painful to watch countries resume their top-flight seasons while English soccer remains suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The German Bundesliga restarted on May 16, becoming th
ROME, May 27 (Reuters): After weeks of wrangling, with several U-turns on the way, Italy is due to decide on Thursday if and when its top-flight Serie A soccer league can resume after the coronavirus stoppage.
Possibly encouraged by seeing how Germany's Bun
(Reuters): Bournemouth goalkeeper Aaron Ramsdale's positive test for COVID-19 after his return to training has left everyone at the Premier League club shaken and anxious about their own test results, manager Eddie Howe has said.
Ramsdale, who resumed non-
(Reuters): British supercar manufacturer McLaren Group, which includes the Formula One team, said on Tuesday it would cut 1,200 jobs under a proposed restructuring programme as it deals with the fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic.
The move is expected to impac
(Reuters): Paul Gascoigne's tears in Turin captivated a nation and once they had fallen in love with the prodigiously talented but delicate England playmaker, they could never take their eyes off him, no matter how painful it was to keep looking.
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
Human beings the world over need freedom and security that they may be able to realize their full potential
—Aung San Suu Kyi
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) Accusing the government of doing politics during the coronavirus crisis, Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Thursday raised the plight of migrant workers, citing the example of a toddler trying to wake her dead mother at a railway station.
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Thursday said almost 80 per cent of the COVID-19 cases in India are asymptomatic or at best with very mild symptoms.
In an exclusive interview to IANS, the Health Minister said, "Even today, in almost 80 per cent of t
New Delhi, May 28 (PTI): The Supreme Court on Thursday directed that no fare for travel either by train or bus be charged from the migrant workers stranded across the country and they be provided food and water.
The apex court, which passed interim directions, said all migrant w
New Delhi/Washington, May 28 (IANS) China extended reconciliatory messages to India after the US requested for an immediate online UN Security Council meeting to discuss a new legislation for Hong Kong to crush all dissent.
The US mission at the UN said that China's proposed n
Srinagar, May 28 (IANS) A major terror plot was averted in Jammu and Kashmir after the security forces recovered a car laden with an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) in South Kashmir's Pulwama district. The explosive laden car was said to be placed at a strategic location to target a
MUMBAI, MAY 28 (IANS): The Indian equity market surged for the second consecutive day with the BSE Sensex closing above the 32,000 mark.
Positive global cues, inflow of foreign institutional investments (FII) along with healthy buying in auto, capital goods and financial stocks pu
NEW DELHI, MAY 28 (IANS): Bharti Airtel on Thursday announced a partnership with Nodwin Gaming in the space of e-sports in India.
"Given India's large youth population and rapidly growing internet penetration, e-sports has the potential to become a large part of the country
NEW DELHI, MAY 28 (IANS): Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday chaired a meeting of the Financial Stability and Development Council (FSDC) as it reviewed the global and macro-economic situation along with financial stability and the issues faced by banks.
The Council du
NEW DELHI, MAY 28 (IANS): Innovating and ramping up use of technologies like Artificial Intelligence (AI) to make the most of data are top priorities for marketing leaders in India, while insufficient organisational structure and processes is their top challenge, said a report from US-base
CHENNAI, MAY 28 (IANS): Japanese automobile major Nissan Motor Company on Thursday said closure of Indonesian and Barcelona plants; reducing the number of models; rationalising production capacities; cutting down fixed costs by 300 billion Yen are some of the measures planned to achieve su
New York, May 28 (IANS) Early exposure to anaesthetics in life may make adolescents more susceptible to developing alcohol use disorder (AUD), warn researchers.
Anaesthetics are commonly used drugs in the healthcare field and are often administered to children to induce unconsciou
Sydney, May 28 (IANS) The prevalence of 'silent' symptomless COVID-19 infections may be much higher than thought and as countries progress out of lockdown, a high proportion of asymptomatic individuals may mean a much higher percentage has been infected with the coronavirus, accord
New Delhi, May 28 (IANSlife) Smoking and tobacco use can have a serious impact on the fertility of both men and women, and consequently the quality of life in pregnancy.
If a woman is a regular smoker, then it has a double effect on a woman's fertility. Smoking can harm both t
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) One of the pioneers to initiate hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) therapy in COVID-19 positive patients, Dr Sudhir Bhandari , Principal and Controller, Sawai Madho Singh Medical College Hospitals, Jaipur has slammed the decision of the World Health Organisation (WHO) to tem
New Delhi, May 27 (PTI) Global health experts on Wednesday said novel coronavirus is here to stay for more than a year and called for aggressive testing to prevent its spread.
In an interaction with Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, health experts Professor Ashish Jha and Professor Jo
'WE MUST LEARN TO LIVE WITH THE VIRUS EVEN AS WE CONTINUE OUR SOCIO-ECONOMIC ACTIVITIES'
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) The government's point man on the gravest health emergency confronting the world and India is Dr Harsh Vardhan, our very own Health Minister, a Chandni Chow
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) Focussing on ideas and movements that have been marginalised both within Nepal and globally, including discourses of decolonisation, migration and displacement, indigenous knowledge, queer rights, feminism, and alternative world views, the Kathmandu Triennale 2077
BY SIDDHI JAIN
New Delhi, May 26 (IANSlife) The Coronavirus pandemic has left human race with feelings of anxiety, uncertainty and a fear what's coming next. While we do our bit to stay safe, looking after our loved ones, particularly the elderly, is crucial.
In this cr
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) The only India-China conflict that remains etched in our collective memory is the 1962 war, which India tragically lost. But five years later, in 1967, India and China faced off once again in the heights of Cho La and Nathu La at the Sikkim border. This time, overc
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Union Minister Prakash Javadekar, who holds the crucial portfolios of Information & Broadcasting and Environment, has the huge task of reaching out to people amid the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.
A minister, who has the confidence of Prime Minister Narendra
New Delhi, May 28 (IANSlife) Bollywood actress Bhumi Pednekar has lent her support to Whispers initiative, "Mobileshaala", which aims to provide free education as schools across the country remain closed due to the pandemic. Whisper is one of India's leading names in Feminine Care and
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) "This is not an attempt at literary writing; the passages featured in this book are reflections of my observations and sometimes unprocessed thoughts; expressed without filter," Prime Minister Narendra Modi writes in the foreword to his collection of poems, publish
New Delhi, May 27 (PTI): A pangolin rescued by the forest department from a quarantine centre in Odisha's Cuttack district will undergo COVID-19 test, an official said.
The swab samples of the pangolin has been collected for the coronavirus test, the official said on Tuesday.
New Delhi, May 26 (IANSlife) There are more than 8 million people who die from tobacco related causes each year. Of these, over 7 million die as a result of direct tobacco use while around 1.2 million are non-smokers exposed to second-hand smoke. Smoking is decidedly bad for your health an
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Neha Kakkar says singers do get their due credit but stressed that it is important for them to be seen these days.
"Wherever there are singers, they get mentioned whenever the credits come," Neha told IANS, referring to singers being given credit, but she