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Coronavirus pandemic: IPL franchises call off training camps, send players back home after tournament's postponement

Coronavirus pandemic: IPL franchises call off training camps, send players back home after tournament’s postponement

New Delhi: The eight Indian Premier League (IPL) franchises have called off their respective pre-tournament camps till further notice, three days after the COVID-19 pandemic forced a suspension of the cash-rich event from 29 March to 15 April. The IPL trophy. Sportzpics Royal Challengers Bangalore on Monday deferred their training camp, which was scheduled to …

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Beyond Coronavirus: Why India needs to be prepared for Bioterrorism

To prevent the large scale spread of Covid-19 the Indian Government has swung into action. By Debajit Sarkar Biological weapons entail the utilization of contaminantsor infectious agents that are biological in origin. They are also referred to as “germ warfare”. These infectious agents can include bacteria, fungi or viruses and are employed to disable or …

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Coronavirus pandemic: NHL players told to go home and self-isolate as uncertainty persists over fate of season

Coronavirus pandemic: NHL players told to go home and self-isolate as uncertainty persists over fate of season

NHL players have been told they can go home and must self-isolate there until the end of March, suggesting any potential return to play is many weeks away. Crew at the American Airlines Center in Dallas cover the ice after the ongoing NHL season got suspended due to the coronavirus outbreak. AP The National Hockey …

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Coronavirus in India: PM Modi responds to Twitter users sharing actions taken by authorities in fight against COVID-19

The government has taken several measures to stop the spread of the coronavirus. Coronavirus Outbreak: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday took to Twitter to interact with some of the users about the measures they are taking to avoid the spread of coronavirus. In a message before the interaction, PM Modi wrote that with several …

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Coronavirus pandemic: India opener Rohit Sharma advises public to be 'smart and proactive' while battling COVID-19

Coronavirus pandemic: India opener Rohit Sharma advises public to be ‘smart and proactive’ while battling COVID-19

New Delhi: India opener Rohit Sharma on Monday advised people to be be smart and proactive in their fight against the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. The 32-year-old batsman posted a video message on his official Twitter handle. “Last few weeks have been tough for all of us and the world has come to a …

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Cheteshwar Pujara calls mistimed pull in Christchurch Test against New Zealand his 'biggest regret'- Firstcricket News, Firstpost

Cheteshwar Pujara calls mistimed pull in Christchurch Test against New Zealand his ‘biggest regret’- Firstcricket News, Firstpost

Fresh from winning the maiden Ranji Trophy title for Saurashtra, India Test regular, Cheteshwar Pujara, who scored a vital 66 off 237 balls against Bengal in the final, feels that his batting style might soon become a thing of past. Pujara’s approach at the crease is considered to based on the traditional school of Test …

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What ails agri-food policy? Montek Singh Ahluwalia’s ringside insight

Today, the biggest item in agri-food space in the Union Budget is food subsidy. Last month, Montek Singh Ahluwalia’s book Backstage – The story behind India’s high growth years (Rupa Publications) was released. The book is a travelogue of India’s economic reforms journey, of which Montek had been an insider for about 30 years. Besides …

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ISL: Antonio Lopez Habas to be coach of merged ATK-Mohun Bagan side in coming season

ISL: Antonio Lopez Habas to be coach of merged ATK-Mohun Bagan side in coming season

Kolkata: Fresh from winning a record third Indian Super League title, ATK boss Sanjiv Goenka on Sunday announced that Antonio Lopez Habas would remain the coach of their team that has merged with the country’s oldest club, Mohun Bagan. Antonio Lopez Habas on the sidelines of the Indian Super League match between ATK and Odisha FC. …

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MSME lending: How data-driven access to online loans will empower small businesses

Digital lending startups offer complete automation of end-to-end lending services. Credit and Finance for MSMEs: Narayan was in dire need of working capital funds to manage booming demand at his restaurant. However, due to the lack of formal credit, traditional lenders could not service the requirement. That is when Narayan learnt that digital lending platforms …

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