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Air India sale: Centre begins process of inviting financial bids; deal likely to conclude by September
Business

Air India sale: Centre begins process of inviting financial bids; deal likely to conclude by September

Last month, civil aviation minister Hardeep Singh Puri said there is no choice but to either "privatise or close" the airline which has a debt of 60,074 crore

Alessandro Florenzi out of PSG's showdown with Bayern Munich after positive COVID-19 test
Sports

Alessandro Florenzi out of PSG's showdown with Bayern Munich after positive COVID-19 test

Florenzi and Verratti were both part of the Italian squad on the recent international break.

Premier League: COVID-19 fall-out may prevent Manchester City replacing Sergio Aguero, says Pep Guardiola
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Premier League: COVID-19 fall-out may prevent Manchester City replacing Sergio Aguero, says Pep Guardiola

"There is a big chance, with the situation in the world, the economic problems in world football, we are not going to sign any striker for next season," said Man City boss Pep Guardiola at Friday's press conference.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: IOA working with AIIMS authorities to vaccinate Games-bound athletes
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: IOA working with AIIMS authorities to vaccinate Games-bound athletes

The coronavirus caseload has been on the rise in the country with more than 70,000 new infections reported in the country on Thursday.

COVID-19 vaccination at public and private centres to be available on all days of April, including gazetted holidays
India

COVID-19 vaccination at public and private centres to be available on all days of April, including gazetted holidays

The government opened the COVID-19 vaccination drive to include everyone above the age of 45 today based on a recommendation by the National Expert Group on Vaccine Administration

Assam Assembly Election 2021: Shaken by COVID-19 pandemic, small tea growers may stir brew in favour of BJP
Politics

Assam Assembly Election 2021: Shaken by COVID-19 pandemic, small tea growers may stir brew in favour of BJP

India is only second to China in global tea production, of which Assam contributes the largest share with a Geographical Index tag unlike any other state in the country

Wimbledon expecting reduced attendance for 2021 tournament due to coronavirus restrictions
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Wimbledon expecting reduced attendance for 2021 tournament due to coronavirus restrictions

Because of the likelihood of continued social distancing requirements, one of the defining sights of Wimbledon — the long line of people around the grounds of the All England Club — will be missing.

Olympics-bound wrestler Bajrang Punia becomes first high-profile Indian athlete to get COVID-19 vaccine shot
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Olympics-bound wrestler Bajrang Punia becomes first high-profile Indian athlete to get COVID-19 vaccine shot

Wrestler Bajrang Punia, one of India’s brightest hopes to win a medal at the deferred Tokyo Olympics in July-August this year, has become the first high-profile Indian athlete to get the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine

NBA: New Orleans Pelicans say some staff, players have received COVID-19 vaccine
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NBA: New Orleans Pelicans say some staff, players have received COVID-19 vaccine

On Tuesday, Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards encouraged anyone 16 years or older with medical conditions that put them at a higher risk of contracting coronavirus, including asthma, hypertension and being overweight, to get vaccinated.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Hosts Japan says they will not take part in China vaccine offer
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Hosts Japan says they will not take part in China vaccine offer

Olympic Minister Tamayo Marukawa said on Friday that Japan had not been consulted by the IOC about the Chinese vaccines, and that Japanese athletes would not take them. She said the vaccines have not been approved for use in Japan.

NBA: One year after his COVID-19 positive test shut down league, Rudy Gobert and Utah Jazz thriving
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NBA: One year after his COVID-19 positive test shut down league, Rudy Gobert and Utah Jazz thriving

On 11 March last year, Rudy Gobert became ‘patient zero’ for coronavirus in the NBA. His test shut down the league, and temporarily threw his team, Utah Jazz, in a tailspin. 365 days later, the Jazz — and Gobert — are thriving.

Mumbai reports over 1,000 COVID-19 cases for sixth straight day; tally crosses 3.34 lakh
Health

Mumbai reports over 1,000 COVID-19 cases for sixth straight day; tally crosses 3.34 lakh

The city's COVID-19 case doubling time dropped from 417 days on 18 February to 225 days as of now, according to BMC

NBA reveals nobody tested positive for COVID-19 at All-Star Game as bio-secure bubble stays intact
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NBA reveals nobody tested positive for COVID-19 at All-Star Game as bio-secure bubble stays intact

No players, coaches or game officials tested positive for COVID-19 while in Atlanta, the NBA said on Monday after the final tests were processed and results were returned to the league and the teams involved.

Bundesliga: Bayern Munich star Thomas Mueller moved to cellar of his house while suffering with COVID-19
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Bundesliga: Bayern Munich star Thomas Mueller moved to cellar of his house while suffering with COVID-19

Mueller said he felt ill after testing positive for the coronavirus in Qatar before the Club World Cup final on 11 February

Serie A postpone decision over Torino's Lazio no-show due to coronavirus outbreak
Sports

Serie A postpone decision over Torino's Lazio no-show due to coronavirus outbreak

The league's sports judge Gerardo Mastrandrea said in a statement on Thursday that the unplayed game remained 'sub judice,' without assigning a 3-0 win by default to Lazio.

Bundesliga: Benjamin Pavard returns to Bayern Munich training after quarantine
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Bundesliga: Benjamin Pavard returns to Bayern Munich training after quarantine

Pavard could be an option for Saturday's Bundesliga match at home to Borussia Dortmund with Bayern two points clear at the top of the Bundesliga table.

Premier League: Up to 10,000 fans could return to English stadiums in May, says government
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Premier League: Up to 10,000 fans could return to English stadiums in May, says government

Stadiums with more than 40,000 seats, including the home of Premier League leaders Manchester City, will be allowed up to 10,000 fans spaced out. Smaller major venues will be permitted a quarter capacity

Euro 2020: UK could propose to host entire tournament, claims British media report
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Euro 2020: UK could propose to host entire tournament, claims British media report

Euro 2020, which was postponed for a year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, is still scheduled to take place in 12 cities across the continent from 11 June to 11 July.

Mardi Gras celebrations in New Orleans take a backseat, as COVID-19 restrictions shutter public spaces
Lifestyle

Mardi Gras celebrations in New Orleans take a backseat, as COVID-19 restrictions shutter public spaces

Coronavirus-related restrictions in New Orleans included cancelled parades, closed bars and a near shutdown of rowdy Bourbon Street.

Coronavirus pandemic sees January transfer spending in football plummet nearly 50 percent
Sports

Coronavirus pandemic sees January transfer spending in football plummet nearly 50 percent

Spending on transfers during the January window fell from $1.16 billion in 2020 to $590 million in 2021, the lowest sum since 2014.