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India Open Badminton: Lakshya Sen Enters Maiden BWF World Tour Super 500 Final

Jan 15, 2022 PTI

Lakshya Sen, ranked 17 in the world, will face world champion Loh Kean Yew of Singapore in India Open badminton summit clash on Sunday in a repeat of the Dutch Open final last year.

India Open 2022: Russian Mixed Doubles Shuttler Rodion Alimov Withdraws After Testing COVID Positive

Jan 15, 2022 Koushik Paul

Rodion Alimov’s mixed doubles partner Alina Davletova also had to withdraw from India Open 2022 as she is the close contact. The Russian pair was slated to play in semis on Saturday.


Mentors Roped In For Delhi Govt's Programme To Undergo Psychometric Evaluation: Sisodia

The ‘Desh Ka Mentor’ programme, which has Bollywood actor Sonu Sood as its brand ambassador, was launched by the Delhi government in October.

Trouble Intensifies In Bengal BJP Over Organisational Revamp

Jan 14, 2022 Snigdhendu Bhattacharya

The decision to dissolve the existing cells and departments came at a time when a number of Bengal BJP veterans and important leaders – who are aggrieved by the new list of office bearers.


India Open Badminton: PV Sindhu Humbles Ashmita Chaliha To Enter Semifinals

Top seed PV Sindhu, a former world champion, took 36 minutes to get the better of 21-year-old Chaliha 21-7 21-18 and set up a last-four clash with Thailand's Supanida Katethong, seeded sixth.

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14 January, 2022

Aveenash Pandoo Appointed India’s First Weightlifting High-Performance Director Until Paris 2024

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Aveenash Pandoo will come to India with more than two decades of coaching experience in South Africa and Indonesia. He was instrumental in helping two Indonesian lifters win medals in the 2016 Rio Olympics.


14 January, 2022

The Transgressive Love Jihad Conspiracy Theory Oppresses Women’s Freedom

Faroagh Ul Islam

Love jihad is a new addition to the existing Islamophobic conspiracy theory.


14 January, 2022

More Than 75% Of Those Who Died In Current COVID-19 Wave In Delhi Were Unvaccinated: Jain

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He also said that the city is expected to record less than 25,000 coronavirus cases on Friday.


14 January, 2022

Delhi Expected To Record Less Than 25,000 COVID-19 Cases On Friday: Minister Satyendra Jain

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The minister added that more than 13,000 hospital beds are lying vacant in the city.


14 January, 2022

Bomb Found From Abandoned Bag in Delhi's Ghazipur Flower Market Ahead Of Republic Day

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Delhi Police rushes the bomb disposal squad to Ghazipur Flower Market in East Delhi after the recovery of an unattended bag.


14 January, 2022

Budget Session Of Parliament To Commence From Jan 31 To Apr 8

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The Union Budget will be presented on February 1.The Economic Survey is likely to be tabled on January 31 after the president's address, the sources said.


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14 January, 2022

How Soon Can A Person Get Re-infected With Omicron? Here’s What We Know

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

Scientific evidence shows that once a person recovers from any variant of Sars_Cov_2, be it Alpha, Beta, or Delta, the possibility of reinfection is extremely low and that too after six to nine months. So far as Omicron is concerned, the rate of reinfection is not known in India yet.


14 January, 2022

No Forward Movement On India-China Military Commanders' Talks

Seema Guha

Military commanders of India and China met on Wednesday for the 14th time to discuss the pullback of troops in the Ladakh sector of the Line of Actual Control.


14 January, 2022

Migrant Labourers Are Apprehensive Of Another Bout Of Lockdown

Mayank Jain Parichha

WIth the country plunged into the third wave, migrant workers are worried that there could be a replay of the lockdown episodes of the previous years.


14 January, 2022

Dense Fog Shrouds National Capital

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High moisture content in the air makes pollutants heavier, making dispersion difficult.  


14 January, 2022

Daily Rise In COVID-19 Cases Highest In 239 Days

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The active cases have increased to 12,72,073, the highest in 220 days, while the death toll has climbed to 4,85,350 with 315 fresh fatalities, the data updated at 8 am stated.


14 January, 2022

Different Festivals Being Celebrated Today Signify India's Vibrant Cultural Diversity: PM Modi

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The prime minister also wished people on Makar Sankranti and Uttarayan.


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14 January, 2022

All Shopkeepers At Sarojini Market, Their Staff Given Both Doses Of COVID-19 Vaccine

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The market has drawn criticism for violation of COVID-19 protocols during the second and third waves of the pandemic. 


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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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