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TVF Aspirants review: Naveen Kasturia show seamlessly ties India's pathos to the make-or-break drill of UPSC
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TVF Aspirants review: Naveen Kasturia show seamlessly ties India's pathos to the make-or-break drill of UPSC

TVF Aspirants underlines the UPSC as the die-hard leap at escaping the brittleness of a country by hanging onto that rare twig of solidity it offers.

Kangana Ranaut says she's tested positive for coronavirus, is in quarantine
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Kangana Ranaut says she's tested positive for coronavirus, is in quarantine

"If you are scared it will scare you more, come let’s destroy this Covid -19," Kangana Ranaut said in an Instagram post.

COVID-19-triggered Mucormycosis: How is the fungal infection linked to Coronavirus, treatments, more
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COVID-19-triggered Mucormycosis: How is the fungal infection linked to Coronavirus, treatments, more

It is important to remember that Mucormycosis does not spread from person to person, it is not contagious.

Russia releases new single-dose COVID-19 vaccine Sputnik Light: Here's all you need to know
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Russia releases new single-dose COVID-19 vaccine Sputnik Light: Here's all you need to know

The vaccine is easy to store between 2 and 8 degrees Celsius. It is also expected to cost less than $10.

Premier League: Leeds beat Tottenham to leave Spurs' top-four aspirations hanging by a thread
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Premier League: Leeds beat Tottenham to leave Spurs' top-four aspirations hanging by a thread

Son Heung-min cancelled out Stuart Dallas's early goal for Leeds midway the first half but Patrick Bamford restored the home side's lead shortly before the break and substitute Rodrigo struck late on.

LaLiga: Eden Hazard apologises to Zinedine Zidane, Real Madrid teammates for laughing with Chelsea players
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LaLiga: Eden Hazard apologises to Zinedine Zidane, Real Madrid teammates for laughing with Chelsea players

Hazard joked with Chelsea's Kurt Zouma and Edouard Mendy after the full-time whistle on Wednesday at Stamford Bridge, where Madrid had lost 2-0, and 3-1 on aggregate, to go out in the semi-finals.

Indian cricketers to leave for UK on 2 June; BCCI confident of players getting first dose of vaccine before tour
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Indian cricketers to leave for UK on 2 June; BCCI confident of players getting first dose of vaccine before tour

The BCCI are still carrying out negotiations regarding the duration of 10 days of soft quarantine (training allowed) for players after reaching the UK where they will be based for three and half months.

Over 84 lakh vaccines still available with states, UTs; 17.49 cr doses provided so far, says Centre
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Over 84 lakh vaccines still available with states, UTs; 17.49 cr doses provided so far, says Centre

Out of the 53.25 lakh vaccine doses expected to be distributed among states and union territories in the next three days, Gujarat will get 8.98 lakh vaccine doses, the highest quota among all

Ligue 1: Brazilian forward Neymar signs three-year contract extension with PSG, set to stay till 2025
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Ligue 1: Brazilian forward Neymar signs three-year contract extension with PSG, set to stay till 2025

Neymar would have been out of contract next June, along with striker Kylian Mbappe — who has yet to re-sign and has been linked with a move to Spanish giant Real Madrid.

LaLiga: Sergio Ramos injured again amid doubts over Real Madrid future
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LaLiga: Sergio Ramos injured again amid doubts over Real Madrid future

With only four matches left of the season, Ramos might not play again for Real Madrid given he is yet to renew his contract, which expires this summer.

Sports Authority of India to bear expenses for shooters' training, competition tour of Croatia
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Sports Authority of India to bear expenses for shooters' training, competition tour of Croatia

A 15-member Olympic-bound Indian team will leave for Zagreb, Croatia on 11 May in a chartered flight to participate in the European Championship in Osijek from 20 May to 6 June.

Rishabh Pant donates undisclosed amount towards NGO to procure oxygen cylinders and COVID-related kits
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Rishabh Pant donates undisclosed amount towards NGO to procure oxygen cylinders and COVID-related kits

"I am supporting the Hemkunt Foundation through a monetary donation that will help provide O2 cylinders with beds, Covid-relief kits and much more to those suffering across the country," Pant said in a statement posted on his Twitter handle.

Indian Greco Roman wrestlers fail to secure qualification berth at World Olympic Qualifiers
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Indian Greco Roman wrestlers fail to secure qualification berth at World Olympic Qualifiers

India's brightest chance was with Gurpreet Singh but he was ousted after losing his 77kg pre-quarter-final in just 48 seconds to 2020 European champion Rafig Huseynov from Azerbaijan.

Hum Bhi Akele Tum Bhi Akele: Anshuman Jha, Zareen Khan on striking a friendship through road trips on Disney+ Hotstar film
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Hum Bhi Akele Tum Bhi Akele: Anshuman Jha, Zareen Khan on striking a friendship through road trips on Disney+ Hotstar film

"Don’t think there is any film in the world ever that tackles friendship from this perspective. We want to show that love is a very universal and humane feeling," says Anshuman Jha on Hum Bhi Akele Tum Bhi Akele

Idris Elba to collaborate with Extraction director Sam Hargrave on Warner Bros action film Stay Frosty
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Idris Elba to collaborate with Extraction director Sam Hargrave on Warner Bros action film Stay Frosty

Idris Elba will play a man who miraculously survives an assassin's bullet to the head and has to figure out who wants him dead in Stay Frosty

WHO approves China's Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use
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WHO approves China's Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use

Sinopharm is a two jab inactivated vaccine and its easy storage requirements make it highly suitable for low-resource settings, the WHO said in a statement

DCGI approves DRDO's drug that helps reduce oxygen dependency in COVID-19 patients
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DCGI approves DRDO's drug that helps reduce oxygen dependency in COVID-19 patients

The drug 2-deoxy-D-glucose (2-DG) comes in powder form in a sachet and is taken orally by dissolving it in water, the defence ministry said

Arvind Kejriwal demands 2.6 cr COVID-19 vaccine doses, aims to inoculate all Delhi residents in 3 months
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Arvind Kejriwal demands 2.6 cr COVID-19 vaccine doses, aims to inoculate all Delhi residents in 3 months

In an online briefing, the Delhi chief minister also said that the state govt will increase the vaccination centres from 100 to 300

Canelo Alvarez vs Billy Joe Saunders preview: Pound-for-pound king enters unification bout as firm favourite
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Canelo Alvarez vs Billy Joe Saunders preview: Pound-for-pound king enters unification bout as firm favourite

The most interesting thing about this fight is how this version of Canelo will deal with a slick, tricky southpaw compared to 2014, when he had all sorts of problems winning a split decision over Cuban-American Erislandy Lara.

IPL 2021: Postponed tournament should be held in UK in September, says Kevin Pietersen
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IPL 2021: Postponed tournament should be held in UK in September, says Kevin Pietersen

Pietersen feels moving the IPL to UK would be the best decision as there is a window in September just after England host India in a five-match Test series that concludes on 14 September.