Day: October 16, 2020

Celebrity inspired statement earrings to wear this festive season

The festive season is almost here and that calls for endless celebrations. It can be overwhelming to plan a head-to-toe look, we know! Instead of going all out with heavy ensembles, give your ethnic attire a fresh new take with investment-worthy earrings. Whether you are wearing a sari or lehenga, statement earrings can get you …

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Indian women boxers in quarantine at SAI’s hostel in Delhi as Europe trip gets delayed; Lovlina hospitalised with fever | Boxing News

NEW DELHI: Two-time World Championship medallist boxer Lovlina Borgohain‘s Covid positive test report has scuttled the Indian women’s boxing team’s planned exposure trip to Europe for training-cum-competition programme. The six female boxers, along with coaching support staff, were scheduled to travel to Assisi in Italy via Rome on Friday night from an Air France flight, …

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Demand for work under MGNREGA falls for fourth straight month in Sept | India News

NEW DELHI: The September work demand under MGNREGA has been identical to the previous month, notching a straight fourth month decline in households seeking employment under the distress scheme during the Covid-19 pandemic. Around 2 crore households sought work under the job scheme in September, which is a slight dip from August when around 2.02 …

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Climate change action sidelined by Covid-19, say young activists

Some of the UK’s most prominent young environmental campaigners are making an urgent plea for global leaders to take action against climate change – amidst the coronavirus pandemic. More than half of 18 to 24-years-old surveyed in the UK are worried that the challenges of climate change have been neglected because of the outbreak. In …

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Women’s T20 Challenge: Mansi Joshi tests positive for coronavirus, to miss the tournament | Cricket News

NEW DELHI: Indian women’s team pacer Mansi Joshi has tested positive for COVID-19 and will miss the Women’s T20 Challenge to be played in the UAE next month, a report said on Friday. According to a report in ESPNcricinfo, the 27-year-old Joshi is currently in quarantine in Dehradun after testing positive for coronavirus and has …

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Jaishankar: Ties ‘profoundly disturbed’ by Galwan clashes | India News

NEW DELHI: India-China relations have been “profoundly disturbed” by the Galwan clashes in June in eastern Ladakh, said S Jaishankar, external affairs minister on Friday. Speaking at an Asia Society event on a virtual platform, Jaishankar said, the Galwan clashes, which saw casualties on both sides, had a huge impact on political and popular perceptions …

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Ronaldo denies breaking virus protocol after Italy return | Football News

ROME: Cristiano Ronaldo shot back at Italy’s sports minister on Friday by denying that he broke the coronavirus protocol adopted for the country’s football after returning from international duty while positive for the disease. On Thursday Minister of Sport Vincenzo Spadafora said that Portugal captain Ronaldo had broken protocol after he left isolation with his …

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UP court to hear plea to remove mosque at Krishna Janmabhoomi | India News

The Mathura district court on Friday admitted an appeal against the dismissal of a civil suit seeking ownership of the 13.37-acre Sri Krishna Janmabhoomi land and removal of a 17th century Shahi Idgah mosque. The appeal filed on Monday by a lawyer and five others on behalf of the deity ‘Lord Sri Krishna Virajman’, claimed …

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Twitter walks back New York Post decision – TechCrunch

A New York Post story forces social platforms to make (and in Twitter’s case, reverse) some difficult choices, Sony announces a new 3D display and fitness startup Future raises $24 million. This is your Daily Crunch for October 16, 2020. The big story: Twitter walks back New York Post decision A recent New York Post …

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Denmark Open: Kidambi Srikanth loses in quarterfinals | Badminton News

Kidambi Srikanth lost in the quarterfinals, thereby ending Indian challenge at the Denmark Open BWF Super-750 tournament in Odense on Friday. The World No.14 Indian went down to World No.2 Chou Tien Chen 22-20, 13-21, 16-21 in the hard fought 61-minute encounter. Though Srikanth lost, he gave a good account of himself by executing an …

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