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Marcus Berg threatened online after Euro 2020 match against Spain, Sweden file police report
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Marcus Berg threatened online after Euro 2020 match against Spain, Sweden file police report

The Swedish soccer federation filed a police report Tuesday after striker Marcus Berg was subjected to a flood of social media abuse and threats from fans after missing a late chance against Spain at the European Championship. Berg couldn’t connect cleanly with the ball and missed the target when he had an open net in the second half of Monday’s 0-0 draw in Seville. He received a torrent of abuse online after the game and team officials said some of the posts contained illegal threats that have been reported to Swedish police. Berg said he turned off his social media channels but had been told about the threats. “It was tough yesterday and tough last night. What happens on social media is really sad,” Berg said during a news conference with Swedish media. “The things that a...
2022 CWG women’s T20 competition to be held from July 29 to August 7 | Cricket News – Times of India
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2022 CWG women’s T20 competition to be held from July 29 to August 7 | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: The Commonwealth Games' (CWG) women's T20 competition, which will make its debut at the quadrennial showpiece next year, will be held from July 29 to August 7 at the Edgbaston Stadium, the organisers announced on Tuesday. The group-stage matches of the eight-team competition are slated to be held till August 4 and the semifinals are scheduled for August 6. The bronze-medal match will be played on August 7, followed by the summit clash on the same day. "With 11 days of swimming and diving, 8 days of cricket, 8 days of gymnastics and 7 days of athletics, including the marathon, the summer of 2022 is set for a spectacular home Games," the official website stated. It will only be the second time that cricket will feature in the event after a men's 50-over competition was part of ...
Police blurred right to protest & terrorist activity: Delhi HC gives bail to Kalita, Narwal, Tanha
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Police blurred right to protest & terrorist activity: Delhi HC gives bail to Kalita, Narwal, Tanha

Pinjra Tod activists Natasha Narwal (left) and Devangana Kalita | By special arrangement Text Size: A- A+ New Delhi: The Delhi High Court Tuesday held that offences under the stringent anti-terror law UAPA are prima facie not made out against Pinjra Tod activists Devangana Kalita and Natasha Narwal, and Jamia Milia Islamia student Asif Iqbal Tanha. A bench of Justices Siddhartha Mridul and Anup J. Bhambani gave its verdict in three separate but similar orders granting them bail. The Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA) case against the three pertains to a “larger conspiracy” behind last year’s riots in northeast Delhi being probed by Delhi Police’s Special Cell. The police have claimed the violence tha...
Karnataka: Post-mortem report of 50-year-old ‘police assault’ victim submitted to CID
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Karnataka: Post-mortem report of 50-year-old ‘police assault’ victim submitted to CID

The post-mortem report of 50-year-old Roy D’Souza, a resident of Virajpet in Karnataka’s Kodagu district who died after he was allegedly assaulted by the police, has been submitted to the Karnataka Crime Investigation Department (CID). Following guidelines from the National Human Rights Commission, the Taluk Magistrate handed over the case to the CID that has commenced its investigation. The post-mortem was conducted on Saturday by two doctors in the presence of Madikeri tehshildar Mahesh. Speaking to indianexpress.com, Mahesh said, “We have submitted the post-mortem report and also the statement of three witnesses and family members to the CID officials.” Meanwhile, the CID officers questioned police personnel K G Nehru, M U Sunil, Ramesh A, H J Tanukumar, N H Satish, ...
Samsung may not launch new foldable phones, Galaxy Z Flip 3, Z Fold 3 at its biggest event in August – Times of India
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Samsung may not launch new foldable phones, Galaxy Z Flip 3, Z Fold 3 at its biggest event in August – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Samsung is expected to launch its next generation foldable smartphones and wearables at the next Galaxy Unpacked event. Recently, popular tipster Max Weinbach claims that the company is expected to launch the devices on August 3. Now, a new online report from South Korea claims that the foldable devices won't launch on August 3. According to an online report by Yonhap News, Samsung is expected to unveil the new Galaxy Z Flip 3 and Galaxy Fold 3 in the first or second week of August 2021. The report mentions that Samsung's H2 flagship launches usually take place on Fridays, so it is possible that the consumer electronics giant might launch the device either on August 6 or August 13. The report also adds that Samsung is also said to launch the Galaxy Watch 4, Galaxy Watch 4 Act...
No confusion in state BJP on the leadership issue: K’taka CM Yediyurappa | India News – Times of India
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No confusion in state BJP on the leadership issue: K’taka CM Yediyurappa | India News – Times of India

BENGALURU: Amid speculations that he may be replaced, Karnataka chief minister B S Yediyurappa on Tuesday said there was no confusion in the state BJP on the issue of leadership and the the party was united. He said one or two legislators or leaders might be upset, and the party will talk to them. The statement from the chief minister comes a day ahead of BJP national General Secretary in-charge of Karnataka, Arun Singh's three-day visit to the state. "Arun Singh is Karnataka in-charge, he is coming to the state, he will talk to all legislators and Members of Parliament, there are no confusions, he has said anyone can meet him. He will gather all the information in detail... he will be there for a couple of days. I will also be with him and give all required cooperation," Yediyurappa...
UK sees record jump in employee numbers in May – Times of India
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UK sees record jump in employee numbers in May – Times of India

LONDON: The number of employees on British company payrolls surged by a record amount in May as Covid restrictions eased and pubs and restaurants resumed indoor service, though it still remains more than half a million below its pre-pandemic peak. Tax data released on Tuesday showed that British companies increased their number of employees by 197,000 in May, the biggest single-month increase since records began in July 2014, taking the total to 28.5 million. Congratulations!You have successfully cast your voteLogin to view resultTuesday's figures also showed the fastest headline wage growth since 2007 in the year to April, although statisticians warned that this was distorted by comparisons with depressed wages a year ago and greater job losses among low-paid staff. "The level of emp...
Bawara Dil: Shiva and Siddhi’s love story to begin soon?
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Bawara Dil: Shiva and Siddhi’s love story to begin soon?

<p>In the serial Bawara Dil, Shiva and Siddhi are dancing on the songs from the 90s. Guess what? It is actually Shiva's dream. He is falling in love with Siddhi but still unaware about this. Will their love story begin soon? Will they realise their love for each other? Watch this video to know more.</p> Source link
Modi govt’s ethanol blending plan aims to get Rs 41,000 cr investment, lower oil import bill
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Modi govt’s ethanol blending plan aims to get Rs 41,000 cr investment, lower oil import bill

File photo of a fuel pump in New Delhi | Manisha Mondal | ThePrint Text Size: A- A+ New Delhi: The central government is expecting investments of up to Rs 41,000 crore to help India achieve its ethanol blending target of 10 per cent by 2022 and 20 per cent by 2025.  This investment is likely to arrive as capacity addition for ethanol-producing distilleries in addition to building new ones, Union Food Secretary Sudhanshu Pandey said Tuesday as he addressed a press conference regarding the progress of the government’s Ethanol Blending Programme (EBP), and the road map for it.  When ethanol — which is made from molasses, grains, etc — is mixed into petrol, it results in a fuel that is believed to be as efficien...
Coronavirus fact check: Can COVID-19 vaccines give you ‘magnetic’ powers? Here’s the truth – Times of India
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Coronavirus fact check: Can COVID-19 vaccines give you ‘magnetic’ powers? Here’s the truth – Times of India

While we're all aware of the vaccine side effects and have learnt to cope with them, recent claims of having developed 'magnetic' powers post COVID vaccination have taken social media platforms by storm. In a latest report, a man from Hazaribagh in Jharkhand has claimed to have developed magnetic powers after taking his COVID shot. Another man from Nashik has said that metal objects have been sticking to his body following his vaccination. To prove his point, he also uploaded a video, displaying plates, spoons and coins sticking to his body. But how much of it is true? Are these claims false and made up? To clear the air, the Government of India has issued a statement, clearing doubts and busting myths around the same. The Press Information Bureau's (PIB) PIB Fact Check has said these...
India’s exports rise to $32.27 billion in May, trade deficit at $6.28 billion
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India’s exports rise to $32.27 billion in May, trade deficit at $6.28 billion

Representational image of currency | Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg Text Size: A- A+ New Delhi: India’s exports rose by 69.35 per cent to USD 32.27 billion in May, driven by healthy growth in sectors such as engineering, petroleum products and gems and jewellery, even as trade deficit widened to USD 6.28 billion, according to government data released on Tuesday. Exports in May last year stood at USD 19 billion, and in May 2019 it was at USD 29.85 billion, the data showed. Imports too grew in May 2021 by 73.64 per cent to USD 38.55 billion, from USD 222 billion in the same month a year ago — leaving a trade deficit for the month being reviewed at USD 6.28 billion. In May 2019, imports stood at USD 46.68 billion. Tra...
Pfizer, AstraZeneca vaccines protect against Delta variant: Lancet study – Times of India
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Pfizer, AstraZeneca vaccines protect against Delta variant: Lancet study – Times of India

LONDON: The Delta variant of coronavirus, first identified in India, doubles the risk of hospitalisation compared with the Alpha variant first found in the UK, but Pfizer and AstraZeneca vaccines provide good protection against the strain, says a study published in The Lancet journal. Researchers at Public Health Scotland and the University of Edinburgh, UK, found that the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine offered better protection against the Delta variant compared to the Oxford-AstraZeneca preventive, known as Covishield in India. The analysis covered the period from April 1 to June 6, 2021, for the demographic distribution of cases. The team analysed 19,543 confirmed SARS-CoV-2 infections over the period of interest, of whom 377 were admitted to hospital for Covid-19 in Scotland. Around 7,723 ...
Celeb fashion: Shilpa Shetty keeps it classy and elegant
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Celeb fashion: Shilpa Shetty keeps it classy and elegant

Shilpa Shetty can pull off almost any outfit. Evidence of this was seen recently when she stepped out in a pair of separates. Simple and chic, she gave major summer goals with her look. The Baazigar actor was seen donning a black top which she paired with a striped shirt and matching pants. Shilpa Shetty looks lovely in the photos. (Source: Varinder Chawla) She completed the look with hair parted on the side and tangerine heels.https://images.indianexpress.com/2020/08/1x1.png She posed for the photographers. (Source: Varinder Chawla) In another instance, she was spotted in a floral jumpsuit which she teamed with a white blazer and a thick belt. Keeping her hair untied, she accessorised it with hoop earrings and looked really pretty. Shilpa Shetty turned heads and how. (S...
Green jackfruit flour helps control Type 2 diabetes: Study
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Green jackfruit flour helps control Type 2 diabetes: Study

Replacing a tablespoon of rice or wheat flour in daily meals with green jackfruit flour is significantly effective at lowering the plasma glucose level in patients with Type 2 diabetes, a new study has said. The study published in reputed Nature Journal found that the mean reduction in glycosylated haemoglobin (HbA1c) at week 12 was significantly higher in patients supplemented with jackfruit flour, while those who were given placebo flour have reported a slight increase in HbA1c at week 12 (p = 0.006). The study was conducted by A Gopal Rao, K Sunil Naik, A G Unnikrishnan and James Joseph, who evaluated the efficacy of Jackfruit365 green jackfruit flour, a patented product made from 100 per cent mature green unripe jackfruits of India, as an integral part of daily meal in ...
CBSE and AICTE launch innovation ambassador programme to train teachers in design thinking, AI
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CBSE and AICTE launch innovation ambassador programme to train teachers in design thinking, AI

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has collaborated with the All Indian Council of Technical Education (AICTE) to launch the innovation ambassador programme. Under this, teachers from CBSE-affiliated schools will be trained on five modules – design thinking and innovation, idea generation and ideal hand-holding, intellectual property rights (IPRs), product/prototype development, finance, sales and HR. Abhay Jere, Chief Innovation Officer, AICTE said it can help strengthen the mentoring capacity for nurturing the ideas of students. He said it will systematically foster the culture of innovation in school education across the country. Read | CBSE launches free training programme for teachers to learn storytelling as pedagogical tool Manoj Ahuja, chairman, CBSE, i...
Priyanka Gandhi Demands CBI Probe In UP Journalist’s Death
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Priyanka Gandhi Demands CBI Probe In UP Journalist’s Death

Lucknow: Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Tuesday wrote a letter to Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath demanding a CBI probe into the mysterious death of journalist associated with ABP News, who had recently reported on the liquor mafia.In a letter to CM Yogi Adityanath, the Congress general secretary also demanded action against the "nexus of liquor mafia and administration" which she said had taken root across the state.ALSO READ | ABP Journalist Dies In Mysterious Condition Days After Highlighting Liquor Mafia In UP"I request you to get a CBI inquiry done in this matter. Action should be taken against the nexus of liquor mafia and administration which has taken roots across the state," Priyanka Gandhi said, as reported by news agency PTI. "There ...
AIIMS to resume OPD in a phased manner
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AIIMS to resume OPD in a phased manner

With the stabilisation of the Covid situation in Delhi after the surge of the last few months, AIIMS will be restarting its OPD services in a phased manner. In this phase, walk-in OPD registration will not be resumed in the hospital. It will be available only to patients with prior appointments. “In view of the considerable decrease in Covid-19 cases, it has been decided by the Director of AIIMS to restart the OPD services in a phased manner at the earliest but latest by June 18, 2021,” read a notice from AIIMS MS Dr D K Sharma. Walk-in OPD registrations had been suspended in the first week of May following the rise in the number of cases in the city. When the cases continued to surge, physical OPD services were suspended from April 22. “HODs of all clinical departments are...