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Republic Day 2022 Updates: Grand flypast by IAF craft wows spectators; celebrations continue
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Republic Day 2022 Updates: Grand flypast by IAF craft wows spectators; celebrations continue

Republic Day 2022 LATEST Updates: Last year, President Kovind hosted the ‘At Home’ reception at Rashtrapati Bhavan on the occasion of 72nd Republic Day. The ceremony has been cancelled this year in view of the COVID-19 situation

Ashes: T20 world champions Australia fly back home along with England ahead of iconic series
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Ashes: T20 world champions Australia fly back home along with England ahead of iconic series

The flight was booked to ensure both squads comply with COVID-19 protocols before entering quarantine on the Gold Coast

Maharashtra to reopen religious places from 7 October; govt issues SOPs for devotees
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Maharashtra to reopen religious places from 7 October; govt issues SOPs for devotees

Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray, who made the announcement, urged people not to drop their guard and continue COVID-19-appropriate behaviour

COVID-19 third wave: Check out ways to spot Delta variant and tips to stay safe
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COVID-19 third wave: Check out ways to spot Delta variant and tips to stay safe

With lockdowns being eased and people getting back to normal life, there is a lot to worry about the potential third wave that could start soon.

BAI to conduct selection trial on 28 August to pick teams for Sudirman Cup, Thomas and Uber Cup Finals
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BAI to conduct selection trial on 28 August to pick teams for Sudirman Cup, Thomas and Uber Cup Finals

Two-time Olympic medallist PV Sindhu, Saina Newhal, Tokyo Olympian B Sai Praneeth, Kidambi Srikanth and world No. 10 Chirag Shetty and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy have been selected directly for the two events.

Bangladesh vs Australia: Russell Domingo 'disappointed' at stringent virus conditions placed by visitors
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Bangladesh vs Australia: Russell Domingo 'disappointed' at stringent virus conditions placed by visitors

In a virtual press conference ahead of the first of five T20 matches in Dhaka on Tuesday, Domingo questioned why players had to be in a bio-secure zone at least 10 days before the series.

COVID-19: Odisha extends partial lockdown till 1 August; curbs eased in areas with low positivity rate
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COVID-19: Odisha extends partial lockdown till 1 August; curbs eased in areas with low positivity rate

This is for the fourth time in the second wave of the pandemic that the state government has extended the lockdown

'Will hasten third wave': Delhi HC takes cognisance of COVID-19 norm violation in markets
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'Will hasten third wave': Delhi HC takes cognisance of COVID-19 norm violation in markets

The court asked the Centre and the Delhi government to take strict measures, sensitise shopkeepers and hold meetings with markets and vendors associations

Euro 2020: 'We have to adapt to a special situation' to finish tournament, says UEFA chief Aleksander Ceferin
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Euro 2020: 'We have to adapt to a special situation' to finish tournament, says UEFA chief Aleksander Ceferin

The decision to postpone last year was the right one, he believes, given that last year the tournament would have had to be played in empty stadiums.

Euro 2020: Munich’s Allianz Arena to allow around 14,000 spectators for continental event
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Euro 2020: Munich’s Allianz Arena to allow around 14,000 spectators for continental event

Bavaria governor Markus Söder said spectators would need masks, that there may be a need for coronavirus testing, and that the stadium would be organised to prevent crowds from forming when fans are entering and leaving.

Masked and proud: How moral emotions increase preventative health behaviour during COVID-19 pandemic
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Masked and proud: How moral emotions increase preventative health behaviour during COVID-19 pandemic

Research indicates that adherence to physical distancing recommendations are linked with wanting to protect oneself and a feeling of responsibility towards one’s community. These elements are also induced by moral emotions, or “emotions linked to associated persons or societal welfare”.

Don't force govt to impose strict lockdown, Uddhav Thackeray says in 'last warning' to hotels, restaurants
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Don't force govt to impose strict lockdown, Uddhav Thackeray says in 'last warning' to hotels, restaurants

At a virtual meeting with hotel and restaurant associations and shopping centre groups, Thackeray said a 'lackadaisical' attitude towards COVID-19 norms had crept in lately

PCB to announce 30-member squad for twin tours to South Africa, Zimbabwe on 10 March
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PCB to announce 30-member squad for twin tours to South Africa, Zimbabwe on 10 March

According to a well-informed source, the board will also be sending the players and officials to South Africa on a chartered flight instead of a commercial flight as it doesn't want to take any chances after the virus that hit the Pakistan Super League had to be postponed.

SAI seeks report from WFI regarding alleged COVID-19 protocol breach in wrestling nationals
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SAI seeks report from WFI regarding alleged COVID-19 protocol breach in wrestling nationals

SAI has also requested the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) to sensitise all National Sports Federations (NSFs) to follow the COVID-19 protocols strictly and ensure safety of athletes.

NBA tightens COVID-19 protocols as positive tests and game postponements mount
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NBA tightens COVID-19 protocols as positive tests and game postponements mount

Under new protocols, when a basketball club is on the road, players and team staff are banned from leaving the hotel, except for team activities or emergencies, or interacting with non-team guests.

Pakistan Cricket Board announces stringent COVID-19 protocols ahead of 2020-21 domestic season
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Pakistan Cricket Board announces stringent COVID-19 protocols ahead of 2020-21 domestic season

The PCB said squad members, match officials, duty doctors and security managers will be placed in bio-secure zones from the beginning of the season to ensure health and safety of players, officials and all other stakeholders.

TMC MPs, aged over 65, likely to skip upcoming Parliament session due to risk of contracting COVID-19
Politics

TMC MPs, aged over 65, likely to skip upcoming Parliament session due to risk of contracting COVID-19

Parliament's Monsoon Session will begin on 14 September and will conclude on 1 October. As part of precautionary measures, visitors will be restricted and there will be staggered seating in both Houses

West Bengal Assembly session to begin on 9 Sept; business of House to be discussed at all-party meet, says Speaker
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West Bengal Assembly session to begin on 9 Sept; business of House to be discussed at all-party meet, says Speaker

The Speaker said the modalities of holding the session by maintaining COVID-19 protocols are being worked out