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World

UK Tightens Borders To Keep Out New COVID-19 Variants

Britain is tightening border controls to block new variants of COVID-19.London: Britain is tightening border controls to block new variants of COVID-19, suspending all "travel corridor" arrangements that had meant arrivals from some countries did not require quarantine.Prime Minister Boris Johnson is grappling to control a third wave of the virus and prevent the health service from collapse while also racing to vaccinate millions each week."What we don't want to see is all that hard work undone by the arrival of a new variant that is vaccine-busting," he told a news conference, explaining the end of travel corridors at least until Feb. 15.The rule changes come into force at 0400 GMT on Monday and mean all passengers must have a recent negative coronavirus test and transfer immediately i...
Sports

ISL: Resilient Hyderabad FC Holds Fort Against Mumbai City FC In Goalless Draw | Football News

Mumbai City FC and Hyderabad FC played out an evenly fought goalless draw in the Indian Super League (ISL) match at the GMC Stadium, Bambolim, on Saturday. In a match where both teams failed to convert many chances, it was Hyderabad who turned up stronger on the day denying any goal to the relentless Mumbai attack. Coach Manuel Marquez seemed to have prepared well for the Mumbai Test. The Nizams pinned their opponents with their high pressing approach, thus nullifying Mumbai's danger. Lobera's men were doing everything right, except for the final delivery. Hyderabad were lucky at the start not to concede a penalty early in the game when Raynier Fern...
Career and Education

BPSSC Enforcement SI prelim result 2020 declared – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Bihar Police Sub-Ordinate Services Commission (BPSSC), Patna has released the results of Enforcement Sub-Inspector preliminary examination 2020. Advertisement 02/2019 for the appointment on the basis of written competition examination on the vacant posts of Enforcement Sub Inspector in the year 2019 under Bihar Government Transport Department, was published on 02 December 2019. On December 6, 2020 Sunday, a total of 179733 candidates' appeared for the preliminary written competition examination which was conducted in single shift. The examination results of the successful candidates in the written examination have been declared here today. All the candidates who had appeared for BPSSC Enforcement SI preliminary examination can check their result online on the official web...
Health and Lifestyle

Hyaluronic Acid: The new magical skincare ingredient – Times of India

The process of skin ageing and how to slow it down has been the focus of dermatological research for decades. Be it retinol, vitamin c, peptides, vitamin B3 or alpha hydroxyl acids, skincare products and treatments have over the years embraced a series of prominent ingredients considered crucial to slowing down the aging process. Hyaluronic acid is the latest skincare elixir to have caught the imagination of the skincare industry as well as consumers at large. From night creams to anti-ageing serums, hyaluronic acid is everywhere today. It is also a key substance used in highly popular dermal fillers that work to plump up the skin and fill up its lost volume. We got in touch with Dr. Kiran Sethi Lohia - Integrative Aesthetic and Wellness Doctor to explain the benefits of hyaluronic acid...
Sports

SL vs ENG: Moeen Ali Joins England Bubble After Completing Extended Quarantine | Cricket News

Moeen Ali, the England all-rounder, has been released from quarantine and has joined his teammates in Galle after serving an extended isolation period. The 33-year-old cricketer had tested negative for COVID-19 prior to England's departure from the UK but returned a positive test for coronavirus following the team's arrival at the Sri Lanka airport in Hambantota. According to a report in ESPNcricinfo, Moeen was quarantined for ten days but his isolation was extended to 13 after the Sri Lankan government expressed their reservations in light of a new strain of the virus."It's great to have Mo back. When we walked into the changing room after one of t...
India

Multi-Vehicle Pile-Up On Peripheral Expressway Due To Fog

Four people suffered minor injuries during a multi-vehicle pile-up due to fog at EPE. (File Photo)Noida (UP): Four people suffered minor injuries during a multi-vehicle pile-up due to fog on the Eastern Peripheral Expressway (EPE) in Uttar Pradesh's Greater Noida on Saturday morning, police said.Nine vehicles, including some cars, got piled-up on the EPE in Kasna police station area in the morning due to reduced visibility amid dense fog, a police spokesperson said.Four people got minor injuries in the incident and were taken to hospital," the spokesperson added.A local police team had reached the incident spot and damaged vehicles were cleared off the road with the help of a crane to ensure normal traffic movement on the expressway, the official said.The Eastern Peripheral Expressway, ...
Business

Traders’ body moves Supreme Court over WhatsApp’s new privacy policy – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Traders' body CAIT on Saturday filed a petition in the Supreme Court, making a plea to direct WhatsApp to withdraw its new privacy policy. The body issued a statement claiming that the new WhatsApp privacy policy encroaches upon various fundamental rights of the citizens. About the petition, the traders' body said it "has also prayed that Union of India must frame guidelines to govern big technology companies like WhatsApp and frame policies which would protect the privacy of citizens and businesses". "The Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) has today filed a petition in the Supreme Court with the prayer to direct WhatsApp to withdraw its new privacy policy, which is encroaching upon various fundamental rights of the citizens granted by Constitution of India," the state...
Sports

Bianca Andreescu’s Coach Sylvain Bruneau Says He Tested Positive On Australian Open’s Abu Dhabi Flight | Tennis News

Sylvain Bruneau said he had tested negative within 72 hours of the flight's departure from the Gulf.© Twitter Sylvain Bruneau, the coach of 2019 US Open champion Bianca Andreescu, said on Saturday he tested positive for Covid-19 after arriving for the Australian Open, a result which sent 23 players into a two-week hotel lockdown. In all, 47 players have been barred from practising in Melbourne after it was re...
World

NASA’s Boeing Moon Rocket Set For “Once-In-A-Generation” Ground Test

Space Launch System (SLS) is set to fire its behemoth core stage for the first time on Saturday.Washington: NASA's Boeing-built deep space exploration rocket, Space Launch System (SLS), is set to fire its behemoth core stage for the first time on Saturday, a crucial test for a years-delayed U.S. government project facing mounting pressure from emerging private sector technology.Space Launch System's hot fire test, expected to begin at 5 p.m. EST (2200 GMT) Saturday at NASA's Stennis Space Center in Mississippi, caps a nearly year-long 'Green Run' test campaign to validate the rocket's design.It is seen as a vital step before a debut unmanned launch later this year under NASA's Artemis program, the Trump administration's push to land humans on the moon again by 2024.Saturday's test will ...
Sports

West Bromwich Albion Sink Wolves To Seal First Win Under Sam Allardyce | Football News

West Bromwich Albion won for the first time under new boss Sam Allardyce as Matheus Pereira's penalty double clinched a 3-2 Premier League victory at local rivals Wolves on Saturday. Allardyce had failed to win any of his first five matches since replacing the sacked Slaven Bilic. But the former England manager was finally able to celebrate after a pulsating Black Country derby at Molineux. Pereira shot Albion ahead from the spot before goals from Fabio Silva and Willy Boly put Wolves in the driving seat at half-time.Semi Ajayi equalised after the interval and Pereira's second penalty sealed West Brom's first win in eight league games.Albion remain ...