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What Will A Reformed Champions League Look Like | Football News

Plans to radically reform the UEFA Champions League are set to be confirmed in April, despite a delay caused by certain leading European clubs looking for more say over commercial rights. An announcement had been expected at an executive committee meeting of European football's governing body on Wednesday, but UEFA said no official decision would be taken before April 19. A statement late on Tuesday from the powerful European Club Association (ECA) revealed it had been behind the setback.The ECA, whose chairman is Andrea Agnelli, also the chairman of Juventus, said it "unanimously agreed that it was not yet in a position to formally endorse key chan...
Health and Lifestyle

Gopal Kumar Kushwaha: Meet the man who popularised Champaran’s Ahuna Meat

On being asked about his venture, Kushwaha said, “It was in 2014 when this idea struck my mind. I was in government service and I was dissatisfied. It took me a while to convince my family to let me follow my dreams and passion but after convincing, I began with catering. After taking initial footsteps, it was difficult for me to make ends meet due to unavailability of work round the year and then I decided to open a restaurant and never looked back.”Welcomed by success and warmth after struggling hard in his initial days, Kushwaha unpretentiously accepts that he never thought that his endeavours would scale such heights. However, climbing up the success ladder was not easy for him. Soon after witnessing initial glory, he stumbled upon a harsh reality when he witnessed that his idea was...
Health and Lifestyle

Five-year survival rate: What is it and everything you need to know about it | The Times of India

There are two types of 5-year survival rate i.e. absolute and relative survival rates, of which the latter is more commonly used.- Five year absolute survival rate refers to the percentage of people suffering from a similar disease, who are alive five years after the disease is diagnosed. That means, it does not consider the general population and relies on the percentage of the people with the disease.- Five year relative survival rate refers to the percentage of people suffering from a similar disease alive five years after the disease is diagnosed, divided by the percentage of the overall population alive after five years. For instance, if the 5-year relative survival rate for a specific stage of cancer is 90%, it means that patients who have cancer are, on average, about 90% as like...
World

Suspect Arrested In Attack On Asian American Woman In New York

He was charged with felony assault as a hate crime on Wednesday, police said in a statement.New York: New York police charged Wednesday a suspect in a brutal, videotaped assault of a 65-year-old Asian-American woman that sparked outrage amid a surge of anti-Asian violence in the United States.Police identified the man as 38-year-old Brandon Elliot, who was released from prison in 2019 on lifetime parole for stabbing his mother to death in front of his five-year-old sister in 2002.A spokesperson said NYPD officers arrested Elliot shortly before midnight Tuesday night at a hotel in Times Square near the scene of the crime that is housing homeless people during the coronavirus pandemic.He was charged with felony assault as a hate crime in the early hours of Wednesday, police said in a stat...
Sports

Real Madrid Star Toni Kroos Slams 2022 World Cup Hosts Qatar Amid Protests | Football News

Real Madrid and Germany midfielder Toni Kroos has sharply criticised 2022 World Cup host nation Qatar in the wake of several European teams protesting about conditions in the Emirate state. "I think the awarding of the World Cup to Qatar was not a good thing for several reasons," said Kroos in his podcast 'Einfach mal Luppen' (Just lob it), which he co-hosts with his brother Felix. "The first reason is the conditions of the workers... then the fact that homosexuality is penalised and punished in Qatar... and also that it is not a football country," added the 31-year-old midfielder."Many Qatari workers, but also foreigners, work without a break, in t...
Career and Education

CIIC celebrates 2nd foundation day – Times of India

CHENNAI: Crescent Innovation and Incubation Council (CIIC) celebrated its second foundation day and 'Demo Day of start-ups' this week, where a live demonstration of CIIC startups technologies & products were showcased. CIIC is a not-for-profit company under the ambit of BSA Crescent Institute of Science and Technology in Vandalur and acts as a Technology Business Incubator (TBI) for startups in the areas of life sciences, Industry 4.0, Fintech, 5G, mobility and transportation. Currently, CIIC supports 20 student startups, 10 faculty startups, 31 external startups and 10 alumni startups. More than 450 people had found employment opportunities through CIIC startups, said a press release from CIIC on Wednesday. !function(f,b,e,v,n,t,s) {if(f.fbq)return;n=f.fbq=fu...
Health and Lifestyle

5 jewellery trends for summer weddings – Times of India

One wedding season is over, and one is about to begin. While winter weddings are fun to attend thanks to all the delectable food one gets to dig in, summer weddings are best to put your most fashionable foot forward. You can dress light, vibrant and soak in this sun, by the windy beach. If you love summers and jewellery, we've got a treat for you. Here's a list of best jewellery trends for summer weddings. So if you are a bride-to-be or a wedding guest, here are five things you need in your summer jewellery box, courtesy Arpit Goyal, Founder of Ambrus Jewels. Enamelled Jhumki EarringsNo wedding outfit is complete without some quirky jewellery pieces, earrings are one of them. You can dance away all day and night in ethereal enamel ethnic Jhumka earrings without weighing down your earri...
Corona

महाराष्ट्र में आज आए 39,544 करोना के केस, उद्धव सरकार ने RT-PCR टेस्ट की कीमतों में की कटौती

महाराष्ट्र में आज कोरोना वायरस संक्रमण के 39,544 नए मामले सामने आए. इस बीच राज्य के स्वास्थ्य मंत्री ने कहा कि कोविड-19 को फैलने से रोकने के लिए आने वाले दिनों में लोगों को कड़े कदमों के लिए तैयार रहना चाहिए. Source link
Career and Education

IIT-H and Deakin University together to offer a joint doctoral programme – Times of India

HYDERABAD: Deakin University and the Indian Institute of Technology, Hyderabad (IIT-H) on Wednesday signed an agreement for a joint doctoral programme (JDP) that is expected to commence from July, 2021 with an enrolment of 10 PhD students in first year. The programme will be offered in a wide range of subjects/disciplines, including materials and smart manufacturing, affordable healthcare, food, environment and agriculture, artificial intelligence, machine learning and data science, cyber-physical systems and infrastructure and energy. Candidates with BTech/MTech degrees are eligible to apply for the JDP provided they meet the necessary entry requirements. The selection will be made through a joint interview process. Upon election into the JDP Program, the candidates will be jointly s...
World

Jailed Kremlin Critic “On Hunger Strike” Until He Receives Proper Medical Care

Alexei Navalny complained he had only been given painkillers, but had not been properly diagnosed.Moscow: Jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny on Wednesday said he is going on hunger strike until he receives proper medical treatment for severe back pain and numbness in his legs.President Vladimir Putin's most prominent critic, who is serving a 2.5-year sentence in one of Russia's most notorious penal colonies, said he was losing sensation in both legs and demanding he be properly treated.The 44-year-old said was suffering from a pinched nerve that had caused his right leg to go numb and accused prison officials of refusing to provide him with adequate medical treatment.He complained he had only been given painkillers, but had not been properly diagnosed.In a post on Instagram on Wednesd...