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Sports

Juventus Star Juan Cuadrado Tests Positive For Coronavirus | Football News

Juan Cuadrado has been placed in solitary confinement.© Instagram Juventus on Tuesday announced that Juan Cuadrado has tested positive for coronavirus, however, the player is asymptomatic, according to the Italian club. "Juventus Football Club announces that, during the checks provided for by the protocol in force, Juan Cuadrado has emerged positive with Covid-19. The player has already been placed in solitar...
India

Government’s Arrogance Claimed Lives Of Over 60 Farmers: Rahul Gandhi

"Such brutality, just to promote crony capitalists' business interests," Rahul Gandhi said. (File)New Delhi: The government should shed its arrogance and repeal the agri laws against which farmers are protesting, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi said on Tuesday.He also accused the PM Modi government of apathy towards the death of "over 60 farmers"."The Modi government's apathy and arrogance have claimed the lives of over 60 farmers. Instead of wiping their tears, the government of India (GOI) is busy attacking them with tear gas. Such brutality, just to promote crony capitalists' business interests. Repeal the anti-farm laws," he said on Twitter.Farmers are protesting against the three farm laws passed last year in Parliament and are demanding their withdrawal. The Congress is supporting th...
India

Terrorists Took Advantage Of Syria War, World Can’t Ignore: India At UN

The Council welcomed new incoming members - India, Ireland, Kenya, Mexico, Norway (File)United Nations: India on Tuesday told the UN Security Council that terror groups have taken advantage of the decade-long conflict in Syria to entrench themselves and pose a threat to the entire region, asserting that the world cannot afford to give these terrorists any sanctuary or dilute its fight against them.India's Permanent Representative to the UN Ambassador TS Tirumurti, speaking at the UNSC meeting on Syria Chemical Weapons, said: "India remains concerned about the possibility of such weapons falling into the hands of terrorist organisations and individuals"."Terrorist groups have taken advantage of the decade-long conflict in Syria to entrench themselves posing a threat to the entire region....
Health and Lifestyle

My COVID Story: My dad’s hand was swollen due to all the injections and saline – Times of India

Trupti D's father tested COVID positive and had to be admitted in a hospital. It was a painful time for her as she had never before seen her father give up. He is recovering from post COVID right now but the family is relieved and grateful... Some people don't believe in heroes but they haven't met my dad. This is a story of my superhero who fought COVID-19. We have so much actually to learn from him, he is the one who came across many obstacles in life, raising four daughters alone, making us feel special like princesses, standing right beside us always to help, guide and support. On 21st October 2020, he tested positive and we all were very much worried, but Dr. Abhishek Pimpralekar advised to home quarantine. He was recovering but suddenly 7th day of his COVID, he started experienc...
Career and Education

CBSE Board Exam 2021 Dates announced | 5 Tips to Score High From Here – Times of India

After a long wait, the CBSE Board has finally announced the date sheet for CBSE Board Exams 2021; Class 10th and 12th, on 31st December 2020. Unlike the previous years, this year’s Date Sheet has more gaps in between two exams to give students enough time to prepare. The notification about CBSE 2021 Date Sheet release date has stirred mixed emotions amongst the students. However, at this particular time, students are advised to buckle up and start preparing for CBSE Board Exams 2021 wholeheartedly. To reduce some stress and to help the students, here are some tips which can be followed regularly to achieve the desired results. 1. Divide your time for each subject Allocate optimum time to each subject and strive to follow a time table religiously to complete the syllabus along with re...
India

PM Modi To Inaugurate 306 Km Freight Corridor Stretch On January 7

PM Modi will also flag off the world's first double-stack long-haul 1.5-km-long container train. (File)New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the 306-km New Rewari-New Madar section of the Western Dedicated Freight Corridor (WDFC) via video-conferencing on January 7, a statement from the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) said on Tuesday.PM Modi will also flag off the world's first double-stack long-haul 1.5-km-long container train hauled by electric traction from New Ateli-New Kishangarh during the event.The governors and chief ministers of Rajasthan and Haryana, along with Railway Minister Piyush Goyal, will be present on the occasion.The New Rewari-New Madar section of the WDFC is situated in Haryana (approximately 79 km in Mahendragarh and Rewari districts) and Rajasthan...
Career and Education

Three teachers association of JU express concern over ‘series of incidents’ in university – Times of India

KOLKATA: Three teachers associations of Jadavpur University in a joint letter to Vice-Chancellor Prof Suranjan Das have voiced concern over "series of incidents" in the varsity over the delayed publication of results and the delay in admission of students in the current academic session. The Jadavpur University Teachers' Association (JUTA), All Bengal University Teachers' Association (JU chapter) and West Bengal College and University Teachers' Association in a joint letter to Das said any attempt of confinement of association members or any harassment of teachers should be firmly dealt with zero tolerance. "Teachers of the university have put their best efforts for the publication of results in the best interest of students, even during the pandemic period, but they will not discharg...
Sports

ISL: Mumbai City FC Extend Unbeaten Run With 3-1 Win Over Bengaluru FC  | Football News

Mumbai City FC extended their unbeaten run in the Indian Super League (ISL) season 7 with a comfortable 3-1 win over Bengaluru FC (BFC) at the Fatorda Stadium on Tuesday. Goals from Mourtada Fall (9'), Bipin Singh (15') and Bartholomew Ogbeche (84') helped the Islanders remain unbeaten in their last eight games and climb to the top of the ISL table. Sunil Chhetri (79') scored late but it was not enough to rescue BFC, who have now suffered three straight league defeats for the first time ever. Bengaluru made just one change from their previous encounter as Deshorn Brown came in to replace Erik Paartalu while Mumbai coach Sergio Lobera named an unchan...
India

Covid Vaccination Voluntary, Both Doses Important: AIIMS Director

Dr Randeep Guleria answered some FAQs about the vaccination drive. (File)New Delhi: Getting immunised against COVID-19 will be a voluntary exercise and it is important that both dozes of the vaccine be administered to an individual for developing better immune response against the disease, AIIMS Director Dr Randeep Guleria has said.Protective levels of antibodies generally develop two weeks after receiving the second dose, he said.The senior pulmonologist also stressed that the vaccine introduced in India will be as effective as any vaccine developed by other countries.With the COVID-19 vaccine expected to be rolled out within a few days, Mr Guleria answered some FAQs about the vaccination drive in a video uploaded on the health ministry's website.He responded to questions such as wheth...
India

Court Denies Bail To Comedian Arrested In Indore For “Insulting” Hindu Gods

Munawar Faruqui, a resident of Gujarat, was arrested on Saturday along with four others.Indore: A court in Madhya Pradesh's Indore has rejected bail to stand-up comedian Munawar Faruqui and another accused who were arrested last week on a complaint that "indecent" remarks were made against Hindu deities during a show held in Indore.After hearing arguments of both the sides, Additional District and Sessions court judge Yatindra Kumar Guru rejected the bail plea of Munawar Faruqui and Nalin Yadav.On January 2, the court of chief judicial magistrate rejected the bail plea of the comedian, Nalin Yadav and three others.Munawar Faruqui, a resident of Gujarat, was arrested on Saturday along with four others for allegedly making indecent remarks against Hindu deities and against Union Home Mini...