PeeCee recalls a story about Cannes 2019
The global star Priyanka Chopra Jonas is currently in London with her husband Nick Jonas. Post wrapping up the shoot of her next film, the actress has been spending quality time with Nick. She keeps sharing mushy pictures on social media. Today, she took to her Instagram handle and shared an unmissable throwback story from Cannes.
2 made-in-India vaccines reflect scientists' hard work, PM's commitment to people's health: Union minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi
India has not only taken care of the health and well-being of its own people during the coronavirus crisis, it has also helped other nations by them sending vaccines, the minority affairs minister said at a 'Nutrition and Covid Awareness Camp'. The camp has been organised by the National Minorities Development and Finance Corporation (NMDFC) under the corporate social responsibility programme for women from underprivileged sections of the society.
1st Test: Late wickets spoil South Africa's good work against Pakistan
Aidan Markram and Rassie van der Dussen produced patient half centuries but Pakistan grabbed three late wickets as South Africa reached 187 for four in their second innings at the close on day three of a see-saw first Test in Karachi.
Formula E cancels Paris race, Sanya and Seoul uncertain
Formula E on Thursday cancelled its Paris race due to restrictions linked to the COVID-19 pandemic and said E-Prix races planned for Seoul and the Chinese resort of Sanya remained uncertain. The seventh season of the all-electric series, now an FIA-sanctioned world championship, starts in Saudi Arabia on Feb. 26 and 27 with two night races in Diriyah.
Ganguly undergoes angioplasty, two more stents implanted
Indian cricket board chief Sourav Ganguly underwent another angioplasty on Thursday when two more stents were implanted to clear his clogged coronary arteries, an official at the private hospital where he is admitted said. "Two stents have been inserted to clear blocks in Mr Ganguly's coronary arteries," the official told PTI.
Sindhu, Srikanth knocked out of BWF Tour Finals
PV Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth are out of the BWF Tour Finals after suffering losses for the consecutive day of the BWF World Tour Finals in Bangkok on Thursday. With two losses in two matches, the Indians will not qualify for the knockout stage. While Sindhu lost to Ratchanok Intanon of Thailand 18-21, 13-21, Srikanth went down to Tzu Wei Wang of Chinese Taipei in 3 games 21-19, 9-21, 19-21.
India has capability to strengthen global supply chain: PM Modi at World Economic Forum
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said that India has braved all difficulties in fight against coronavirus pandemic and has the capability to strengthen global supply chains. Addressing the World Economic Forum's Davos Dialogue via video conferencing, Modi said that India launched 'Aatmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyan' with the resolve of increasing the capacity of our economy.
Facilities at COEs will be at par with three star hotels: SAI
Facilities at Sports Authority of India's Centres of Excellence (COE) will soon be at par with three star hotels with the nodal body approving projects worth Rs 100 crore for development and infrastructure upgradation. This was decided during the 54th governing body meeting of the SAI, which took place on Wednesday under the chairmanship of Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju.
Manchester United condemn racist abuse of players on social media
Manchester United on Thursday condemned the racial abuse of some of their players following Wednesday's shock 2-1 Premier League home defeat by Sheffield United. "Everyone at Manchester United is disgusted by the racial abuse received by players via social media after last night's game," Manchester United said in a statement.
In 2020 India showed ability to meet all challenges, be it from coronavirus or at borders: PM Modi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Thursday that India last year showed it is capable of taking all steps to meet challenges, be it from coronavirus or at its borders. According to government projections released earlier this month, India's GDP is estimated to contract by a record 7.7 per cent during 2020-21 due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
India will beat England 2-1 or 2-0, says Monty Panesar
India ended their tour Down Under on a high. India defeated Australia 2-1 in their own den to clinch the Border-Gavaskar trophy for the second time in a row. Now, India will move to their next assignment - a four-match Test series against England at home. India and England have faced each other in 9 Test matches in Chennai. India have registered five wins and England three at this venue. The Test match in 1982 ended in a draw.
SAI to engage specialised manpower for better athlete experience
The 54th Governing Body Meeting of the Sports Authority of India (SAI) took place on Wednesday under the chairmanship of Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju. The focus of the meeting was on the development of various aspects of the National Centre of Excellence (NCOE). The pilot will be started with the newly-built hostels at Karni Singh Shooting Range and JLN complex.