India is currently third in the WADA's global list of dope violators led by Russia. The WADA first suspended NDTL in August 2019 for a period of six months and extended the de-recognition period.
The 2018 CWG gold medallist was banned for two years by the sport's world governing body United World Wrestling after his B sample also returned positive for a prohibited stimulant
Sumit Malik, 28, has one week to decide if he would accept the sanction or challenge it
Sumit Malik had secured the 125kg category quota for the Tokyo Olympics last month but was handed a suspension for failing his dope test
Ahead of the 2016 Olympics in Rio, Narsingh Yadav was caught for using banned substances
Gomathi Marimuthu won 800m gold at the Asian Championships in 2019 but was later caught for doping
The 25-year-old cager had been slapped with a provisional suspension in November last year after he failed an out-of-competition test
The world anti-doping watchdog (WADA) first suspended NDTL's accreditation in August 2019 for a period of six months, then extended the ban citing non-conformation to international standards
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.PTI Photo
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.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
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.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.
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The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.
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