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28-Jul-2021 Tokyo

Not planning to retire anytime soon: Achanta Sharath Kamal

India's top table tennis player, 38-year-old Achanta Sharath Kamal has said that he will take a "lot of positives" from his defeat against China's former world No. 1 and three-time world champion Ma Long in the third round at the Tokyo Olympic Games.Sharath...

27-Jul-2021 London

Antibodies drop 50% in 3 months of Pfizer, AstraZeneca jabs: Study

Total antibody levels produced by both Pfizer and AstraZeneca appear to start declining from as early as six weeks after two vaccine doses and can reduce by more than 50 per cent over 10 weeks, according to a new study stressing the need for booster doses.The...

27-Jul-2021 Istanbul

Eyes may signal 'long Covid': Study

Nerve fibre loss and an increase in key immune (dendritic) cells on the surface of the eye -- cornea -- may help identify patients with 'long Covid', according to a small study.These changes were particularly evident among those with neurological symptoms,...

27-Jul-2021 Tokyo

Tokyo Olympics : After Australia disaster, India overcome Spain 3-0

An inspired team change by coach Graham Reid and some solid work by the defenders helped India redeem themselves from a 1-7 thrashing at the hands of world No. 1 Australia to hand Spain a convincing 3-0 defeat in a Group A match that put their Tokyo Olympic...

26-Jul-2021 Tokyo

Tokyo Olympics : A day when 57 and 13-year-old stood tall on podium

At Olympics, age is no restriction for achieving glory. Monday showed us that as a 57-year-old and a 13-year-old stood tall on the podium.While Kuwait's Abdullah Al-Rashidi, who is 57, won a bronze medal in men's skeet event in the shooting competition,...

26-Jul-2021 Tokyo

Table Tennis: India's challenge in women's singles ends

The curtains came down on India's table tennis campaign in the women's singles with the exit of Manika Batra and Sutirtha Mukherjee in straight games at the Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium on Monday.Manika was blown away in an 11-8, 11-2, 11-5 and 11-7 loss...

26-Jul-2021 Tokyo

'You don't have to bite the medals... but we know you still will'

The Tokyo 2020 organisers made an interesting observation about their medals -- which have been made by extracting precious metals from discarded mobile phones and laptops -- and within minutes the tweet had gone viral.The organisers posted a picture of...

26-Jul-2021 Tokyo

Tokyo Olympics : India reach quarterfinals in men's team archery

The Indian men's archery team reached the quarterfinals beating Kazakhstan 6-2 at the Tokyo Olympics on Monday.The Indian team of Atanu Das, Pravin Jadhav and seasoned Tarundeep Rai defeated the Kazakhstan team of Denis Gankin, Ilfat Abdullin and Sanzhar...

25-Jul-2021 Colombo

1st T20I: India beat Sri Lanka by 38 runs

India put up a commanding display to defeat Sri Lanka by 38 runs in the first T20 International here at the R Premadasa Stadium on Sunday. While India made 164/5 which looked within Sri Lanka's range, the bowlers led by Bhuvneshwar Kumar (2/21) and Deepak...

25-Jul-2021 Tokyo

Gymnast Oksana quits Olympics after competing in 8th edition

Gymnast Oksana Chusovitina, who has represented three countries across eight successive Olympics, bid farewell to the quadrennial Games after narrowly failing to qualify for the vault final. The 46-year-old had first competed in the 1992 Barcelona Games."My...

25-Jul-2021 Tokyo

Mary Kom advances to next round in women's 51kg

India's six-time world champion and London Olympic bronze medallist MC Mary Kom started her Tokyo Olympics boxing campaign on a winning as she moved into the Round of 16 in women's flyweight (51kg) with a convincing 4-1 win on points against Miguelina Hernandez...

25-Jul-2021 Tokyo

Tokyo Olympics : PV Sindhu starts campaign with easy win

India's Rio Olympics silver medallist PV Sindhu started her campaign in Tokyo without breaking a sweat, cantering to a comprehensive 21-7, 21-10 win over Ksenia Polikarpova of Israel in a women's singles Group J match on Sunday.Sindhu, India's biggest hope for...

24-Jul-2021 Tokyo

The dream has been fulfilled: Mirabai Chanu

Mirabai Chanu, who gave India a start in the medals tally at the Tokyo Olympics with a silver in the womens 49kg weightlifting event, has said that her dream of winning a medal at the Olympics has been fulfilled."There is so much happiness. The dream to take...

24-Jul-2021 New York

Explained: How antibodies attack spike protein of Covid variants

A team of US researchers has created an "atlas" that charts how 152 different antibodies attack a major piece of the SARS-CoV-2 machinery, the spike protein, as it has evolved since 2020.The study, published in the journal Cell, highlights antibodies that...

24-Jul-2021 New York

Why do some people get severe Covid?

The body's first encounter with SARS-CoV-2, the virus behind Covid-19, happens in the nose and throat, or nasopharynx, thus it may help determine who will develop severe Covid disease and who will get through with mild or no illness, according to a study.The...

24-Jul-2021 Beijing

Death toll from rainstorms in China's Henan reaches 56

The death toll from the torrential rainstorms in China's Henan province had increased to 56, with five people reported missing, local authorities said.Rescue efforts, including drainage operations, are still underway at Jingguang Road tunnel in the provincial...

24-Jul-2021 Tokyo

Olympics Table Tennis: Manika Batra through to second round

Indian paddler Manika Batra made it to the second round of women's singles table tennis at the Tokyo Olympics with a straight-sets win over Great Britain's Tin-Tin Ho at the Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium.Following the 4-0 win, Manika will now face Ukraine's...

24-Jul-2021 Tokyo

Saurabh Chaudhary qualifies for the final of 10m air pistol

India's ace 10m air pistol shooter Saurabh Chaudhary came up with superb marksmanship, topping the qualification round and lifting the gloom surrounding the contingent at the Tokyo Olympics on Saturday.The Meerut boy shot 586 to be tied with Chinese Bowen Zhang...

24-Jul-2021 Tokyo

Olympics hockey: India beat New Zealand 3-2 in first match

Harmanpreet Singh scored two goals off penalty corners as India survived some anxious moments to scrape through to a 3-2 win against New Zealand to start their Olympic Games men's hockey campaign on a winning note here on Saturday.Rupinderpal Singh had equalised...

23-Jul-2021 Washington

Hubble telescope back in action, releases new images

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has returned to full science observations and released new images, following recovery from a computer anomaly that suspended the telescopes observations for more than a month.Science observations restarted on July 17. The telescope's...

23-Jul-2021 Tokyo

Dismal show by men's archers in ranking round

Indian archers -- Atanu Das, Pravin Jadhav and Tarundeep Rai -- finished with rankings outside the top-30 in the individual mens ranking round on the opening day of the Tokyo Olympics, at the Yumenoshima Ranking Field on Friday.On a day when the youngest archer...

23-Jul-2021

How to Save Your Business Money on Utilities

When striving to run a fully optimized company, keeping costs as low as possible can be the difference between success and failure, especially when trying to get off the ground in the first place. Failing to keep a careful eye on finances is often the reason...

23-Jul-2021 Tokyo

Constantly motivating youngsters the duty of seniors : PR Sreejesh

Veteran Indian hockey team goalkeeper PR Sreejesh says that it is the duty of the experienced players to make the juniors aware of the magnitude of the task at the Olympics, and that it's not enough to just represent the country.Sreejesh, who was the India team...

23-Jul-2021 Washington

Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine benefits 'far outweigh' risks: CDC

The benefits of the Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine far outweigh its potential risks amid an ongoing review of reports of a rare neurological disorder, according to an advisory panel to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Thursday.There...

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