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Day: February 17, 2021

World

The Untold Story Of Meghan Markle, Prince Harry’s Pregnancy Announcement

Harry and Meghan welcomed their first child, Archie Harrison, in May 2019. (File)Washington: Revealing the tale behind the pregnancy announcement of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry, the official photographer of the royal couple in an interview shared the symbolism behind the beautiful photo on Wednesday.According to E! News, the royal couple has a deeper meaning behind their pregnancy announcement and their photographer revealed the same in a recent interview.Following the news about Prince Harry and Meghan Markle expecting their second child, photographer Misan Harriman, who is also a longtime friend of the couple spoke to Good Morning America and shared that the monochromatic snap was captured by him from London while the Duke and Duchess of Sussex were in California.The monochromatic ...
Sports

ISL: FC Goa Break Jinx Of Draws, Stake Claim For Top Four With Win Against Odisha FC | Football News

FC Goa kept pace with their rivals for a top-four spot with a clinical 3-1 victory over Odisha FC, in an Indian Super League game on Wednesday. Goals from Alberto Noguera (18th min) and Jorge Ortiz (26th min) gave Goa an early lead before Diego Mauricio (30th min) pulled one back for Odisha. Ivan Gonzalez (75th minute) then put the result beyond doubt. The victory pushed Goa up to fourth with 27 points, same as Hyderabad FC in third and one point ahead of NorthEast United in fifth. The result also knocks out SC East Bengal from a mathematical chance at the play-offs.  FC Goa's first goal was an exemplary display of team effort. A clever through ball...
World

US Conservative Radio Host Rush Limbaugh Dead: Family

Rush Limbaugh was the US conservative radio host who spent more than four decades on the air.Washington, United States: Rush Limbaugh, the US conservative radio host who spent more than four decades on the air, has died at aged 70 after a battle with cancer, his family said Wednesday. "We, the Limbaugh family, are deeply saddened to announce that our beloved Rush has died," read the statement, signed by his wife Kathryn Adams Limbaugh.(This story has not been edited by NDTV staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.) Source link
Sports

Japan Olympic Minister Top Pick For 2020 Chief After Sexism Row: Reports | Other Sports News

Japan's Olympic Minister Seiko Hashimoto has been chosen as the top candidate to replace Tokyo 2020 chief Yoshiro Mori after he resigned over a sexism row, reports said Wednesday. The panel charged with selecting Mori's replacement met for a second day, with multiple major Japanese media outlets reporting its members had settled on Hashimoto as best suited to the job. Hashimoto, 56, is a seven-time Olympian who competed at both winter and summer Games, and is currently one of just two women in Japan's cabinet. Public broadcaster NHK, citing unnamed sources, said the selection committee had "narrowed down the candidates to Minister Hashimoto" after me...
World

World’s Oldest DNA Sequenced From Million-Year-Old Mammoths

The mammoths were originally discovered in the 1970s in Siberia.Teeth from mammoths buried in the Siberian permafrost for more than a million years have yielded the world's oldest DNA ever sequenced, according to a study published on Wednesday, shining the genetic searchlight into the deep past.Researchers said the three specimens, one roughly 800,000 years old and two over a million years old, provide important insights into the giant Ice Age mammals, including the ancient heritage of the woolly mammoth.The genomes far exceed the oldest previously sequenced DNA -- a horse dating between 780,000 to 560,000 years ago."This DNA is incredibly old. The samples are a thousand times older than Viking remains, and even pre-date the existence of humans and Neanderthals," said Love Dalen, a prof...
Career and Education

Job Alert: Odisha High Court invites applications for 202 ASO posts – Times of India

CUTTACK: Odisha High Court has invited online applications from the eligible candidates for recruitment of Assistant Section Officer (ASO) in the Orissa High Court in Group-B. The registration and application process for the same commence on February 18, 2021, and the last date to apply is March 20, 2021, till 11.59 PM. The above said recruitment exam is being conducted to fill in a total of 202 posts of Assistant Section Officer (ASO) in the Orissa High Court in Group-B on the scale of pay of Rs 35,400 — Rs 1,12,400 with usual Dearness and other Allowances as may be sanctioned by the Government of Odisha from time to time. The recruitment shall be conducted in accordance with the provisions of “The High Court of Orissa (Appointment of Staff and Conditions of Service) Rules, 2019.” ...
World

विदेश से आने वालों के लिए नए नियम: कोरोना निगेटिव होने की रिपोर्ट पोर्टल पर सब्मिट करनी होगी, 72 घंटे से पुरानी रिपोर्ट मान्य नहीं

Ads से है परेशान? बिना Ads खबरों के लिए इनस्टॉल करें दैनिक भास्कर ऐप9 मिनट पहलेकॉपी लिंकविदेशों से आने वाले यात्रियों को RT-PCR टेस्ट रिपोर्ट की ऑथेन्टिसिटी का डिक्लेरेशन भी देना होगा। यह झूठा पाया जाने पर आपराधिक कार्रवाई की जाएगी।- फाइल फोटो।नई गाइडलाइंस 22 फरवरी रात 11.59 बजे से लागू हो जाएंगीदुनियाभर में सार्स कोविड-2 का म्यूटेंट वैरिएंट फैलने की स्थिति को देखते हुए सरकार ने विदेशों से आने वाले हवाई यात्रियों के लिए नई गाइडलाइंस जारी की हैं। ये 2 अगस्त 2020 को जारी पुरानी गाइडलाइंस की जगह लेंगी और 22 फरवरी की रात 11.59 बजे से लागू हो जाएंगी। उड्डयन मंत्रालय ने बुधवार को यह जानकारी दी।यूके, यूरोप और मिडिल ईस्ट के अलावा दूसरे देशों से आने वालों के लिए गाइडलाइंसयात्रा की तैयारी से पहलेयात्रा से पहले एयर सुविधा पोर्टल पर सेल्फ डिक्लेरशन फॉर्म सब्मिट करना होगा।कोविड की निगेटिव RT-PCR टेस...
Sports

IND vs ENG: Mohammed Siraj’s Reaction To Ravichandran Ashwin’s Hundred “What Team Sport Is All About”, Says Sachin Tendulkar | Cricket News

Former India batsman Sachin Tendulkar "enjoyed" Mohammed Siraj's reaction, which came after Ravichandran Ashwin completed his century in the second Test against England in Chennai. Tendulkar further lauded Siraj and said this is what team sport is about. As Ashwin scored his 100th run in the second innings, Siraj, who was at the other end of the crease, was seen punching in the air and celebrating it like he himself scored a century. Ashwin played a knock of 106 runs in the second innings and scalped eight wickets in the game, as India defeated England by a hefty margin of 317 runs at the MA Chidambaram Stadium. Taking to Twitter, Tendulkar wrote, "...
Sports

IPL 2021: Delhi Capitals Will Look To Acquire Some Back-Up Players At Auction, Says Assistant Coach Mohammed Kaif | Cricket News

Having made their maiden Indian Premier League (IPL) final in 2020, Delhi Capitals will look to further strengthen their side as they gear up for the IPL auction scheduled to be held on Thursday in Chennai. Delhi Capitals retained its core squad in January 2021, while releasing as many as six players for the upcoming season. Going into the auction, with a total of eight vacancies, including three overseas slots, Delhi Capitals' assistant coaches Mohammad Kaif and Pravin Amre expressed that the runners-up of the previous edition will look to bid for the possible back-ups for their retained core unit. "We already have our main core unit who played in ...
Career and Education

Legislative council elections to delay VC appointments in Telangana by a month – Times of India

HYDERABAD: Appointment of vice-chancellors (VCs) to the state universities in Telangana is likely to be delayed by almost a month due to the model code of conduct imposed in view of legislative council elections in the state. As per the Election Commission (EC) schedule, graduate MLC elections in Hyderabad-Rangareddy-Mahbubnagar and Warangal-Khammam-Nalgonda constituencies will take place on March 14, with the election procedures slated to conclude only by March 22. In view of this, the VC appointments will be postponed. Official sources confirmed to TOI that the state government has not written any letter to the EC seeking exemption to appoint VCs for the state universities. However, the Osmania University (OU) research scholars submitted a letter to the EC on Wednesday seeking exemp...