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Day: February 11, 2021

Sports

UEFA Champions League: Injured Neymar Out Of Paris Saint-Germain’s Clash vs Barcelona | Football News

Neymar will miss the first leg of Paris Saint-Germain's Champions League round of 16 tie against his former club Barcelona due to a groin injury, the French club said Thursday. The Brazil forward suffered the injury in PSG's 1-0 win against Caen in the last 64 of the French Cup on Wednesday, ruling him out of the game in Spain on February 16. "After analysis of clinical exams and scans, it is expected that he'll be out for around four weeks depending on the evolution of the injury," PSG said in a statement. The club are hopeful he could return for the second leg in France on March 10. "The sadness is great, the pain is immense and the crying is const...
World

China’s BBC News Channel Ban ‘Unacceptable Curtailing Media Freedom’: UK

China has some of the most severe restrictions on media & internet freedoms across the globe: UK ministerLondon: The British government on Thursday accused China of censorship, as Beijing banned BBC World News after a disputed report about the treatment of its Uighur minority.Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab called the decision to prevent the news channel being aired in mainland China "an unacceptable curtailing of media freedom"."China has some of the most severe restrictions on media & internet freedoms across the globe, & this latest step will only damage China's reputation in the eyes of the world," he tweeted.(Except for the headline, this story has not been edited by NDTV staff and is published from a syndicated feed.) Source link
Health and Lifestyle

My COVID Story: I went from being highly active to lying in bed all day – Times of India

Software engineer Shruti Pandit was leading a very active lifestyle with daily runs, yoga until COVID hit her. She immediately got herself admitted to a hospital to keep her family safe. Here's her COVID journey. Everyone is life goes through an experience that changes them forever. For some it is a heart break, for some it is loss of a near one, for some it is accident etc. For me, it won’t be an exaggeration to say that COVID has changed my life in appositive way. It had made a huge impact on my life. It changed my thought process for good. COVID has made me more grateful towards everyday simple things that I used to take for granted. I am so grateful for my body, my health, my mind and soul. Health is truly wealth. This adage never ringed so true to me than now, after my bad COVID ...
Sports

Mohammad Rizwan’s Hundred Helps Pakistan Outlast South Africa | Cricket News

In-form wicketkeeper batsman Mohammad Rizwan hit a maiden hundred as Pakistan edged out South Africa by three runs in a thrilling last over finish to first Twenty20 international in Lahore on Thursday. Needing 19 to win off the last over, Bjorn Fortuin (17 not out) and Dwaine Pretorius (15 not out) managed 15 as pacer Faheem Ashraf held his nerves to keep South Africa down to 166-6 in 20 overs. Rizwan's cracking 64-ball 104 not out had six boundaries and seven sixes -- most sixes by a Pakistan batsman in a Twenty20 international -- to lift the hosts to 169-6. He then ran out the tourists' top-scorer Reeza Hendricks (54) in the 18th over to anchor th...
World

BBC “Disappointed” After China Ban’s Its 24-Hour News TV Channel

"The BBC is world's most trusted international news broadcaster," spokeswoman for the broadcaster said.London: The BBC said Thursday it was "disappointed" after China's broadcasting regulator announced that the BBC World News channel will be banned from airing inside the country over alleged reporting violations."We are disappointed that the Chinese authorities have decided to take this course of action," a spokeswoman for the British broadcaster said."The BBC is the world's most trusted international news broadcaster and reports on stories from around the world fairly, impartially and without fear or favour."(Except for the headline, this story has not been edited by NDTV staff and is published from a syndicated feed.) Source link
Health and Lifestyle

Revealed: The direct connection between coffee and your heart | The Times of India

Dr David Kao, senior author of the study and his team published their findings in the journal Circulation: Heart Failure on February 9.The team conducted three major studies with 1,000 U.S. adults and analyzed their data. The participants were followed for a period of 10 years. Conclusion: In all the three studies, drinking one or more cups of caffeinated coffee a day was associated with decreased risk of heart failure.In the first study- Framingham Heart and Cardiovascular Health studies, the risk of heart failure fell by 5%-12% per cup of coffee every day, compared with having no coffee.In the second study- The Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study, the risk of heart failure was 30% lower in people who had at least 2 cups of coffee per day. Source link
Sports

National Shooting Selection Trials: Elavenil Valarivan Betters Apurvi Chandela’s World Record | Shooting News

National Shooting Selection Trials: Elavenil Valarivan shot 253 in her event.© National Shooting Selection Trials: Elavenil Valarivan shot 253 in her event. Current world number one Elavenil Valarivan bettered compatriot Apurvi Chandela's finals world record to win the women's 10m air rifle competition in the third national selection trials on Thursday. On Wednesday, Divyansh Singh Panwar had also gone past t...
World

Meghan Markle Wins Privacy Claim Against British Newspaper

The articles in the Mail on Sunday weekly paper "interfered with that reasonable expectation".London: Meghan Markle on Thursday won a high-profile claim for breach of privacy after a British newspaper published extracts of a 2018 letter she had written to her estranged father.A judge at the High Court in London said the Duchess of Sussex, who is married to Queen Elizabeth II's grandson Prince Harry, "had a reasonable expectation that the contents of the letter would remain private".The articles in the Mail on Sunday weekly paper "interfered with that reasonable expectation" and were unlawful, judge Mark Warby said in a ruling.(Except for the headline, this story has not been edited by NDTV staff and is published from a syndicated feed.) Source link
Career and Education

SEBI Officer Grade A result for Phase I exam released – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has declared the result of Officers Grade A (Assistant Manager) Phase I exam on its official website. The candidates who have appeared for the Phase I SEBI Officers Grade A exam can visit the official website of SEBI — sebi.gov.in — to check and download their results. SEBI is conducting the recruitment drive for the post of Officers Grade 'A' (Assistant Manager) in General Stream, Legal Stream, Information Technology Stream, Engineering Stream, Research Stream, and Official Language Stream 2020. The SEBI Officers Grade A Phase I exam was held on January 17. The Phase II examination will be conducted on February 27. The candidates can check their SEBI Grade A results either from the official website or from the direct link pr...
Sports

IND vs ENG: Axar Patel Available For Selection For Second Test Against England | Cricket News

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) confirmed Thursday that all-rounder Axar Patel has recovered completely from the knee pain that had ruled him out of the first Test and he is now available for selection for the second Test starting Saturday in Chennai. Moreover, Shahbaz Nadeem and Rahul Chahar, who were added to the squad as replacement for Axar, have been withdrawn from the squad. They have been added to the group of standby players as they were before the first Test. NEWS: @akshar2026 available for selection for second @Paytm #INDvENG TestDetails https://t.co/ZElhjWBKhB pic.twitter.com/xluEp7XZoq — BCCI (@BCCI) February ...