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‘In Sydney, there are people coming to the ground and then going back and having dinner at a restaurant’: Sunil Gavaskar backs Team India amid doubts over 4th Test in Brisbane – cricket

Former India opener Sunil Gavaskar shared his thoughts on the growing doubt over the India vs Australia fourth Test match in Brisbane. Gavaskar said while the Queensland government is entitled to protect its people by imposing restrictions to curb the spread of the virus, one must also remember that the BCCI is also well within their rights of protecting the ...

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Covering all 300 million people could take 7-8 months: VK Paul – india news

It could take at least seven to eight months for the 300 million people identified by the Union government for vaccination against the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) to get the shot in the first phase, NITI Aayog member Dr VK Paul said on Wednesday. “We would have enough stockpile to cater to the 300 million people in seven to eight months,” ...

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Health ministry says 38 people in India test positive for new Covid-19 strain – india news

A total of 38 people have tested positive for the new UK variant of SARS-CoV-2 in India so far, the Union Health Ministry said on Monday. These include the 29 cases which were announced till Friday. All these people have been kept in single room isolation in designated healthcare facilities by respective state governments and their close contacts have also ...

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Covid-19 vaccination dry run underway; health minister urges people not to pay heed to rumours – india news

Union health minister Dr Harsh Vardhan on Saturday urged people “not to pay heed to rumours” as the dry run for Covid-19 vaccination got underway across the country. “I appeal to people not to pay heed to rumours. Ensuring the safety and efficacy of the vaccine is our priority. Different kinds of rumours were spread during polio immunisation but people ...

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Australia changes word in anthem to honour Indigenous people – world news

Australia has changed one word in its national anthem to reflect what the Prime Minister called “the spirit of unity” and the country’s Indigenous population. Prime Minister Scott Morrison on New Years Eve announced that the second line of the anthem, Advance Australia Fair, has been changed from “For we are young and free” to “For we are one and ...

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North Korea’s Kim thanks people in rare New Year’s cards – world news

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un thanked the public for their trust and support “in the difficult times” and wished them happiness and good health in his first New Year’s Day cards sent to his people. Kim usually gives a televised speech on Jan. 1, but he is widely expected to skip the speech this year since he will address ...

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Taking nothing away from Rahane but it’s just one Test match: Deep Dasgupta explains why ‘people have a problem’ with Virat Kohli – cricket

India levelled the ongoing Border-Gavaskar series after defeating Australia by eight wickets at MCG on Tuesday. Cricket fans have been applauding the coordinated efforts by the Indian team and its stand-in captain Ajinkya Rahane. His 112 off 223 balls in the first innings followed by his style of finishing off in the second, led him to the man of the ...

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Covid-19 vaccine updates: US vaccinates only 2.7 mn people, Algeria approves Russia vaccine – coronavirus crisis

India is a step closer in getting a vaccine for the coronavirus disease. After the United Kingdom, which is battling a new strain of the coronavirus, approved the vaccine being made by AstraZeneca and Oxford University, India too is expected to follow suit. A meeting of the expert panel of Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO) will take place on ...

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Canada to require Covid negative test for people entering country – world news

The Canadian government said Wednesday that passengers must have a negative Covid-19 test taken within three days before they arrive in the country. Intergovernmental Affairs Minister Dominic LeBlanc said the measure will be implemented in the next few days. Canada already requires those entering the country to self-isolate for 14 days and it has already banned all flights from the ...

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‘Good people finish first too’: Sourav Ganguly hails India’s MCG triumph, calls the win ‘special’ – cricket

BCCI president Sourav Ganguly might have gotten a tad late in posting a congratulatory message for the Indian cricket team for their series-levelling win at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, but the wait was worth it. Ganguly’s words promise to resonate with every member of the Indian cricket team and its fans as he called the victory special and lauded Ajinkya ...

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