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'Tika Utsav' is beginning of second war against COVID-19, says Narendra Modi on day 1 of initiative
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'Tika Utsav' is beginning of second war against COVID-19, says Narendra Modi on day 1 of initiative

In a statement, Modi also pitched for 'zero vaccine waste' during the vaccination drive from 11 to 14 April, and urged people to ensure that not a single jab is wasted

The New Mutants movie review: X-Men spinoff starring Maisie Williams, Anya Taylor-Joy attempts troubled teen horror with mixed results
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The New Mutants movie review: X-Men spinoff starring Maisie Williams, Anya Taylor-Joy attempts troubled teen horror with mixed results

The New Mutants could have delved deeper into the psyche of these rather special, rebellious kids but wastes its setup by following a predictable route

India records 1,52,879 new COVID-19 infections; active cases cross 11 lakh for first time
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India records 1,52,879 new COVID-19 infections; active cases cross 11 lakh for first time

The toll increased to 1,69,275 with 839 daily new fatalities, the highest since 18 October, 2020, official data showed

'A tremendous complication': Donald Trump's lingering presence in politics fuels tensions among Republicans
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'A tremendous complication': Donald Trump's lingering presence in politics fuels tensions among Republicans

The former president’s insistence on leading the party 'affects every member,' a veteran Republican fundraiser said

Serie A: Leaders Inter Milan restore 11-point advantage over AC Milan after beating Cagliari 1-0
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Serie A: Leaders Inter Milan restore 11-point advantage over AC Milan after beating Cagliari 1-0

Coach Antonio Conte ran onto the pitch to celebrate with his players as the goal restored Inter's 11-point advantage over second-place AC Milan, which won 3-1 at Parma on Saturday.

Bangladesh Test captain Mominul Haque says there's no room for experimentation ahead of Sri Lanka tour
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Bangladesh Test captain Mominul Haque says there's no room for experimentation ahead of Sri Lanka tour

The Tigers will leave home Monday with an inflated squad for the two-Test series, beginning on 21 April in Kandy.

Orwell Prizes 2021: Longlists for all four categories announced; winners to be declared around 25 June
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Orwell Prizes 2021: Longlists for all four categories announced; winners to be declared around 25 June

The Orwell Foundation honours writers for their works that largely fall under the four categories of political writing, political fiction, journalism, and exposing Britain’s social evils.

Myanmar protests: Civilian toll climbs past 700 as junta continues brutal crackdown on dissent
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Myanmar protests: Civilian toll climbs past 700 as junta continues brutal crackdown on dissent

Myawaddy Bank's biggest branch in Mandalay was targeted on Sunday morning and a security guard was injured in the explosion, according to local media

Monte Carlo Masters: World No 13 Gael Monfils pulls out of event due to calf injury
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Monte Carlo Masters: World No 13 Gael Monfils pulls out of event due to calf injury

Monfils, the runner-up in Monte Carlo to Rafael Nadal in 2016, was scheduled to face Pablo Andujar in the first round.

SRH vs KKR Live Score, IPL 2021, Match 3: Eoin Morgan-led Kolkata aim for a fresh start against Hyderabad
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SRH vs KKR Live Score, IPL 2021, Match 3: Eoin Morgan-led Kolkata aim for a fresh start against Hyderabad

IPL 2021, Live Cricket Score, Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) vs Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH): Hello and welcome to our LIVE coverage of match three of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 between Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) and Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) set to be held in Chennai.

PSL 2021: League set to play remaining matches from 1-20 June, confirms PCB
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PSL 2021: League set to play remaining matches from 1-20 June, confirms PCB

Before the postponement, 14 league matches were conducted between 20 February and 3 March.

CBI questions Anil Deshmukh's personal staff in probe on corruption allegations made by Param Bir Singh
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CBI questions Anil Deshmukh's personal staff in probe on corruption allegations made by Param Bir Singh

The ex-Maharashtra home minister's PA Kundan Shinde and personal secretary Sanjeev Palande were asked to appear before CBI in connection with its preliminary enquiry, as per the Bombay HC's order

PCB launches its own Hall of Fame; Imran Khan, Wasim Akram among six legendary cricketers to be inducted initially
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PCB launches its own Hall of Fame; Imran Khan, Wasim Akram among six legendary cricketers to be inducted initially

There will be three more inductions each year from 2021 with the inductees to be chosen by an independent panel and announced on 16 October, the day when the country made its Test debut in 1952.

Noida fire: Two children dead, nearly 150 huts caught in flames after major blaze breaks out in village
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Noida fire: Two children dead, nearly 150 huts caught in flames after major blaze breaks out in village

The fire broke out around 1 pm in the JJ cluster near Behlolpur village under Phase 3 police station limits, according to officials

Chopper carrying Lulu Group chairman MA Yusuff Ali makes forced landing near Kochi; no one injured
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Chopper carrying Lulu Group chairman MA Yusuff Ali makes forced landing near Kochi; no one injured

All passengers including Ali, his wife and two other passengers along with two pilots onboard the chopper owned by the company have been admitted to a private hospital and are under observation

Pawan Kalyan goes into self-quarantine after multiple Jana Sena members test positive for COVID-19
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Pawan Kalyan goes into self-quarantine after multiple Jana Sena members test positive for COVID-19

Jana Sena Party president Pawan Kalyan went into quarantine on the advice of doctors after many of his party leaders, personal staff and organisers were infected by coronavirus last week, a statement read.

AFC Champions League: Ex-India captain Bruno Coutinho urges FC Goa to adopt ‘meticulous’ approach, ‘winning mentality’
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AFC Champions League: Ex-India captain Bruno Coutinho urges FC Goa to adopt ‘meticulous’ approach, ‘winning mentality’

ISL champions FC Goa will become the first club from the country to play in the continental club competition on 14 April when they take on Qatar's Al-Rayyan.

West Bengal polls: Mamata’s advice to gherao Central forces instigated people to attack CISF, claims Amit Shah
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West Bengal polls: Mamata’s advice to gherao Central forces instigated people to attack CISF, claims Amit Shah

Shah alleged that Banerjee played appeasement politics by paying tribute to the people killed in the CISF firing, but did not condole the death of the BJP worker, as he was from the Rajbongshi community, who is not a part of her vote bank

COVID-19 surge: 'Mutant strains, sluggish vaccine drive, carelessness' contributed to rise in cases in India, say scientists
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COVID-19 surge: 'Mutant strains, sluggish vaccine drive, carelessness' contributed to rise in cases in India, say scientists

India's tally has climbed to 1.33 crore with a record spike of 1,52,879 daily cases on Sunday, in what many say is a second wave that is more powerful than the first

IPL 2021: DC opener Prithvi Shaw says ‘small changes’ in technique and urge to minimise mistakes helped him regain form
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IPL 2021: DC opener Prithvi Shaw says ‘small changes’ in technique and urge to minimise mistakes helped him regain form

Shaw on Saturday blasted his way to a 38-ball 72-run innings as DC chased down a winning target of 189 against CSK with more than an over to spare.