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Sports

Hima Das, Dutee Chand Named In 4x100m Relay Team For World Athletics Relays | Athletics News

Star sprinter Hima Das and national record holder Dutee Chand were on Tuesday named in the Indian women's 4x100m team for the World Athletics Relays, an Olympic qualification event, to be held in Poland on May 1 and 2. S Dhanalakshmi, who had beaten Dutee in the final of women's 100m sprint in the Federation Cup last month, was also named in the team, along with Archana Suseendran, Himashree Roy and AT Daneshwari. India will also field teams in the men's 4x400m and women's 4x400m relays in Chorzow, Silesia, in Poland. The top eight teams from the World Athletics Relays will automatically qualify for the Tokyo Olympics. The Indian mixed 4x400m relay ...
Corona

Viral Video: ‘मेरे पापा को मत मारो’, बेटे मांग रहा था रहम की भीख लेकिन मानी पुलिस, मास्क नहीं पहनने पर जमकर पीटा

इंदौर: कोरोना वायरस से बचाव के लिए कथित तौर पर मास्क नहीं लगाने को लेकर विवाद के बाद यहां परदेशीपुरा क्षेत्र में 35 वर्षीय व्यक्ति को दो पुलिस आरक्षक ने मंगलवार को सड़क पर गिराकर बुरी तरह पीटा. घटना का वीडियो वायरल होने पर दोनों पुलिस कर्मियों को निलंबित कर दिया गया है.वीडियो में दो पुलिस कर्मी एक व्यक्ति को बुरी तरह पीटते दिखाई दे रहे हैं, जबकि उसका किशोर बेटा और कुछ महिलाएं पुलिसकर्मियों से रहम की भीख मांगती नजर आ रही हैं. पुलिस अधीक्षक (पूर्वी क्षेत्र) आशुतोष बागरी ने बताया कि वीडियो में दिखाई दे रहे दोनों आरक्षकों को अनुचित बर्ताव के चलते निलंबित कर दिया गया है और एक शहर पुलिस अधीक्षक (सीएसपी) को मामले की जांच का जिम्मा सौंपा गया है.काट-छांट कर तैयार किया गया है वीडियो- बागरीबागरी ने दावा किया कि वीडियो में दिखाई दे रहे व्यक्ति ने मास्क नहीं पहन रखा था और दोनों प...
World

Prince Harry, Meghan’s First Netflix Series Follows Invictus Games

Prince Harry has previously appeared in Paralympics documentary film "Rising Phoenix."Los Angeles: UK's Prince Harry will produce a documentary about the Invictus Games for disabled military veterans -- the first series under a lucrative deal he and wife Meghan Markle signed with Netflix after moving to California last year.Harry, who served with the British military in Afghanistan, will appear on camera and executive-produce "Heart of Invictus," a multi-episode series which follows competitors as they train for next spring's competition in The Hague."This series will give communities around the world a window into the moving and uplifting stories of these competitors on their path to the Netherlands next year," said Harry in a statement.The program will be the first released by the cou...
Sports

Champions League: Bayern Munich’s Serge Gnabry Tests Positive For COVID-19, Out Of PSG Clash | Football News

Holders Bayern Munich, who already have top-scorer Robert Lewandowski sidelined by injury, will also be without COVID-19 case Serge Gnabry when they face Paris Saint Germain in Wednesday's repeat of the 2020 Champions League final. Gnabry "has tested positive for the coronavirus. The FC Bayern forward is okay and isolating at home," the club said in a statement ahead of the quarter-final, first leg at home with the return in Paris next Tuesday. Earlier, Bayern head coach Hansi Flick had said Gnabry was suffering from a sore throat before the Covid confirmation.The 25-year-old had already contracted the virus last October.His latest positive test lea...
Sports

Indian Premier League 2021: Prithvi Shaw Welcomes “Boss” Ricky Ponting To Delhi Capitals With “Chak De” Cry. Watch | Cricket News

Delhi Capitals (DC) opening batsman Prithvi Shaw welcomed head coach Ricky Ponting, who joined the team after completing his mandatory quarantine. "The boss is back," Shaw said. DC posted a video on social media where Shaw is seen speaking about the upcoming IPL season and re-uniting with coach Ponting. "He is a very nice person. On the field he is like a boss, off the field he is like a friend. So, I am very happy he is back." Shaw likened Ponting's speeches at team huddles to those in the film 'Chak De! India' by actor Shah Rukh Khan. "I think when Ricky sir speaks, that song (Chak De! India) should play in the background. Shah Rukh Khan's song," s...
Career and Education

Bihar Board Class 10 Exams: 101 boys and girls are top 10 rankers – Times of India

PATNA: More than 100 boys and girls in Bihar figure among the top ten rank holders in Class 10 examinations conducted by the states school examination board. However, the pass percentage, for results announced on Monday, at 78.17 per cent was slightly lower than the previous year when it stood at around 80 per cent. "We can take satisfaction in the fact that our boys and girls performed well despite classes being hit because of the COVID-19 pandemic and the lockdown," said state Education Minister Vijay Kumar Chaudhary. With a score of 484 out of 500 marks, Pooja Kumari, Shubhadarshini and Sandeep Kumar grabbed the top rank. Both girls were alumni of Simultala school in Jamui, which has been coming out with a stellar performance in the Bihar board exams in recent past. "The top 10...
World

US Shooting Leaves Two Critical, Alleged Shooter Killed: Police

Authorities in Frederick, Maryland, were still trying to piece together the events. (Representational)Washington: Two men were shot and critically wounded in a Maryland commercial park on Tuesday in an incident that ended with the alleged gunman, identified as a Navy sailor, going to a nearby military base where he was shot dead, police said.Authorities in Frederick, Maryland, 45 miles (72 km) northwest of Washington, were still trying to piece together the events shortly after they unfolded with an emergency call at 8:20 AM EDT (1220 GMT)."As you can imagine, this is a very active scene right now," Frederick Police Chief Jason Lando told reporters on Tuesday morning."We have two different scenes," Lando said. "All I can tell you is that we have confirmed we have only one shooter. The p...
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Career and Education

How to reduce exam stress, join fourth edition of ‘Pariksha Par Charcha’ with PM Modi tomorrow – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank on Tuesday lauded the fourth edition of 'Pariksha Par Charcha' that will be held on Wednesday at 7 pm virtually where lakhs of students will directly connect with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and can ask him questions on reducing exam stress. Speaking to ANI, Pokhriyal said almost 14 lakh participants had registered themselves in the contest for the 'Pariksha Par Charcha' 2021, adding that 10.5 lakh students, 2.6 lakh teachers, and 92,000 parents have enthusiastically participated in the creative writing contest. More than 60 per cent of the students who participated in the contest are from Classes 9th and 10th. For the first time, students from 81 foreign countries participated in the 'Pariksha Par Charcha' creative writin...
Health and Lifestyle

Celebs are styling their tank tops with loose and distressed jeans this season – Times of India

As we bid our final adieu to slim-fit denims and embrace the flared or loose fit, high-waisted jeans, we are looking at new ways to style them in summer. And who else can show this to us better than our celebrities. A lot of our Bollywood style mavens have been spotted in loose-fitted, distressed jeans. They have all teamed it up with a stylish camisole and a pair of white sneakers to complete the look. Be it Vaani Kapoor in her colour-blocked camisole, Kriti Sanon in crotchet camisole with tassels, or Malaika Arora in her classic white tank top, they all have followed the staple style of wearing their flared and distressed jeans with camisoles this season. And it's not only the celebrities who are currently obsessing over this trend. Fashion influencers on social media are also show...