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Another injury blow for Archer ahead of NZ Tests

Another injury blow for Archer ahead of NZ Tests

Rediff.com3 minutes ago

England's fast bowler Jofra Archer's participation in the upcoming Test series against New Zealand was thrown into doubt after his longstanding elbow injury resurfaced during Sussex's county championship game against Kent.

India's active caseload decreases; positivity rate drops: Govt

India's active caseload decreases; positivity rate drops: Govt

Rediff.com9 minutes ago

India's COVID-19 active cases count has decreased to 36,18,458 with a net decline of 55,344 cases being recorded in the active caseload in a span of 24 hours, while the daily positivity rate dropped to 16.98 per cent, the Union health ministry said.

'Big Three' getting old? Here's what Djokovic said...

'Big Three' getting old? Here's what Djokovic said...

Rediff.com17 minutes ago

The 'Big Three' of men's tennis have found some "fresh energy" to thwart the charge of younger players on the tour, world number one Novak Djokovic said after setting up yet another title clash against his biggest rival against Rafael Nadal.

Cyclone Tauktae: 4 dead in Karnataka, 73 villages hit

Cyclone Tauktae: 4 dead in Karnataka, 73 villages hit

Rediff.com1 hour ago

At least four people have lost their lives and 73 villages across six districts in Karnataka has been affected amid the intensification of Cyclone Tauktae, said the Karnataka State Disaster Management Authority (KSDMA) on Sunday.

States to get nearly 51 lakh vaccine doses in next 3 days: Centre

States to get nearly 51 lakh vaccine doses in next 3 days: Centre

Rediff.com1 hour ago

More than 1.84 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses are still available with states and UTs, while nearly 51 lakh doses are in the pipeline and will be received by them within the next three days, the Union Health Ministry said.

How Olympics-bound Manu is managing shooting and studies

How Olympics-bound Manu is managing shooting and studies

Rediff.com2 hours ago

A day before the Tokyo-bound Indian shooting contingent hits the range for its first training session in Croatia, Manu Bhaker's pistol will give way to a pen and the shooting gear to her study materials, as she logs in for her BA fourth semester exam.

How Sindhu is gearing up for Tokyo Olympics amid COVID-19

How Sindhu is gearing up for Tokyo Olympics amid COVID-19

Rediff.com2 hours ago

The lack of competitions before the Olympics is a major concern for Indian shuttlers but not so much for PV Sindhu, who trusts her Korean coach Park Tae Sang to create match situations for her in training itself.

Centre issues guidelines on Covid management in rural areas

Centre issues guidelines on Covid management in rural areas

Rediff.com3 hours ago

As rural areas see a rise in COVID-19 cases, the Centre on Sunday issued new guidelines for containment of the virus advising that peri-urban and rural areas plan a minimum 30-bedded COVID Care Centre for asymptomatic cases with comorbidities or mild cases where home isolation is not feasible.

PIX: Juventus edge Inter; Lewandowski equals record

PIX: Juventus edge Inter; Lewandowski equals record

Rediff.com4 hours ago

IMAGES from soccer matches played across Europe on Saturday.

Cyclone Tauktae to hit Gujarat coast on Monday evening: IMD

Cyclone Tauktae to hit Gujarat coast on Monday evening: IMD

Rediff.com4 hours ago

The very severe cyclonic storm Tauktae is likely to intensify during the next 24 hours and reach the Gujarat coast on Monday evening, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said.

Cong MP Rajeev Satav dies after recovering from Covid

Cong MP Rajeev Satav dies after recovering from Covid

Rediff.com4 hours ago

Congress leader and Rajya Sabha member Rajeev Satav died on Sunday, days after recovering from the coronavirus infection, hospital sources said.

Lakers icon Bryant inducted into NBA Hall Of Fame

Lakers icon Bryant inducted into NBA Hall Of Fame

Rediff.com4 hours ago

Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant was inducted posthumously into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame on Saturday.

Cyclone Tauktae: Strong winds, rain in Goa; power supply hit

Cyclone Tauktae: Strong winds, rain in Goa; power supply hit

Rediff.com5 hours ago

Gusty winds and heavy rains lashed several parts of Goa on Sunday morning due to cyclonic storm Tauktae, uprooting electric poles and affecting power supply in many parts of the coastal state, officials said.

India sees 3.11 lakh new COVID-19 cases, 4,077 deaths

India sees 3.11 lakh new COVID-19 cases, 4,077 deaths

Rediff.com6 hours ago

The active cases have reduced to 36,18,458 comprising 14.66 per cent of the total infections.

Djokovic outlasts Sonego to set up Rome final with Nadal

Djokovic outlasts Sonego to set up Rome final with Nadal

Rediff.com7 hours ago

Defending champion Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal will clash for the Italian Open title after the top two seeds advanced to the final of the Masters tournament on Saturday.

25 arrested in Delhi over posters critical of Modi govt's vaccine policy

25 arrested in Delhi over posters critical of Modi govt's vaccine policy

Rediff.com7 hours ago

The posters reading "Modiji humare bachon ki vaccine videsh kyu bhej diya (PM why did you send vaccines of our children to foreign countries?)" were plastered in several parts of the city

PIX: Leicester down Chelsea for first FA Cup title

PIX: Leicester down Chelsea for first FA Cup title

Rediff.com7 hours ago

A magnificent long-range strike from Youri Tielemans gave Leicester City their first FA Cup triumph with a 1-0 victory over Chelsea at Wembley on Saturday, in front of the biggest crowd in England since March 2020.

Arun Jaitley Stadium offered as vaccination centre

Arun Jaitley Stadium offered as vaccination centre

Rediff.com17 hours ago

He said that he has got a reply that "chief secretary will look into the matter."

Root hopes England peak before Ashes

Root hopes England peak before Ashes

Rediff.com17 hours ago

England and Australia are slated to lock horns against each other in the Ashes later this year. England would be squaring off against New Zealand and India in the longest format before the Ashes.

Injured Zlatan out of Euros, says Sweden coach

Injured Zlatan out of Euros, says Sweden coach

Rediff.com19 hours ago

Juve star Ronaldo's agent rules out Sporting return

Delhi asks Dr Reddy's for 67L doses of Sputnik V vaccine

Delhi asks Dr Reddy's for 67L doses of Sputnik V vaccine

Rediff.com20 hours ago

Kejriwal's announcement came after Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia earlier this week claimed that Covaxin manufacturer Bharat Biotech has refused to provide additional doses to the national capital.

Govt, public dropped guard after 1st COVID wave: RSS chief

Govt, public dropped guard after 1st COVID wave: RSS chief

Rediff.com20 hours ago

Addressing a lecture series 'Positivity Unlimited', Bhagwat said the country should stay united and work as a team in these testing times, instead of pointing fingers at each other.

PM reviews preparedness on Cyclone Tauktae

PM reviews preparedness on Cyclone Tauktae

Rediff.com20 hours ago

Modi called for ensuring maintenance of all essential services such as power, telecommunications, health and drinking and their immediate restoration in the event of damages caused to them.

WFI cancels camp for Olympic-bound wrestlers

WFI cancels camp for Olympic-bound wrestlers

Rediff.com20 hours ago

'We had planned a camp in Bahalgarh but since they would not be allowed to train for 14 days due to hard quarantine, we thought it is better they for the time being they train at their respective akhadas and then travel to Poland'.

Israel strike flattens Gaza building housing AP, Al-Jazeera offices

Israel strike flattens Gaza building housing AP, Al-Jazeera offices

Rediff.com20 hours ago

The strike on the building housing media offices came in the afternoon, after the building's owner received a call from the Israeli military warning that it would be hit.

Body of Kerala woman killed in Palestinian rocket attack brought home

Body of Kerala woman killed in Palestinian rocket attack brought home

Rediff.com21 hours ago

Soumya,30, hailing from Idukki district, had been working as a housemaid in Israel for the last seven years. She was killed on Tuesday when the rocket fell on her residence in the city of Ashkelon while she was talking to her husband Santhosh, who is in Kerala, over video call, her family has said.

Angry Bhuvi hits back!

Angry Bhuvi hits back!

Rediff.com21 hours ago

'I have always prepared myself for all three formats irrespective of the team selection and will continue to do the same.'

Aus great Sthalekar angered by BCCI's treatment of Veda

Aus great Sthalekar angered by BCCI's treatment of Veda

Rediff.com21 hours ago

Lisa Sthalekar said being looked after has become more important at the moment, with the pandemic wreaking havoc across the world.

Samyukta Kisan Morcha to observe May 26 as 'black day'

Samyukta Kisan Morcha to observe May 26 as 'black day'

Rediff.com21 hours ago

Farmer leader Balbir Singh Rajewal appealed to people to raise black flags at their houses, vehicles and shops on May 26 to protest against the contentious farm legislations.

China lands its rover on Mars, creates history

China lands its rover on Mars, creates history

Rediff.com22 hours ago

The rover, Zhurong, named after a god of fire and war in Chinese mythology, landed at the pre-selected area in Utopia Planitia on Mars, the state-run Xinhua news agency reported.

Shubman upgrades his superpowers

Shubman upgrades his superpowers

Rediff.com22 hours ago

'Get your superpowers upgraded as soon as you are able to. Massive shoutout to all the doctors and frontline workers for putting in all the effort.'

Fadnavis writes to Sonia, slams Maha's handling of pandemic

Fadnavis writes to Sonia, slams Maha's handling of pandemic

Rediff.com22 hours ago

The former Maharashtra chief minister in his letter pointed out the high mortality rate in the state and alleged that the Shiv Sena-Nationalist Congress Party-Congress government was neglecting Vidarbha, Marathwada and North Maharashtra in the fight against the pandemic.

Cyclone Tauktae expected to become very severe cyclonic storm by Sunday: IMD

Cyclone Tauktae expected to become very severe cyclonic storm by Sunday: IMD

Rediff.com22 hours ago

The IMD director said, the cyclonic storm Tauktae in the Arabian sea is moving away from the Kerala coast and is now approaching the Karnataka coast.

Overall coronavirus situation stabilising in India: Govt

Overall coronavirus situation stabilising in India: Govt

Rediff.com23 hours ago

The Union health ministry said 11 states have over one lakh active COVID-19 cases, 17 have less than 50,000 cases while eight have active cases between 50,000 and one lakh.

Misuse of steroids is cause of mucormycosis: AIIMS chief

Misuse of steroids is cause of mucormycosis: AIIMS chief

Rediff.com1 days ago

At AIIMS, 23 patients are being treated for this fungal infection. Out of them, 20 are still Covid-19 positive and the rest are negative for Covid. Many states have reported more than 500 cases of mucormycosis, said Guleria.

Kin seek release of 16 Bhima Koregaon accused due to Covid

Kin seek release of 16 Bhima Koregaon accused due to Covid

Rediff.com1 days ago

The friends and relatives of 16 accused, including Hany Babu, Stan Swamy and Sudha Bharadwaj, made the demand during a virtual press conference.

Pakistan's Riaz feels IPL is 'superior' than PSL

Pakistan's Riaz feels IPL is 'superior' than PSL

Rediff.com1 days ago

Riaz who plays for Peshawar Zalmi in the Pakistan Super League has called IPL superior.

India footballer Jeje patrols Mizoram river to prevent overfishing

India footballer Jeje patrols Mizoram river to prevent overfishing

Rediff.com1 days ago

The local people of Model Veng have identified a 500m stretch along the banks of the Tuichang, where the fish are believed to have their spawning ground, where they set up a 24-hour patrol, taking different shifts, to prevent overfishing.

Bengal announces complete lockdown from May 16-30 to curb Covid spread

Bengal announces complete lockdown from May 16-30 to curb Covid spread

Rediff.com1 days ago

During this period, all government and private offices, shopping complexes, malls, bars, sports complexes, pubs and beauty parlours will remain closed.

'Indian women's hockey team can create history in Tokyo'

'Indian women's hockey team can create history in Tokyo'

Rediff.com1 days ago

The Indian women's team has made rapid strides at the world level with significant performances in major tournaments

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