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Doubts about the right time to commence playing

Doubts about the right time to commence playing

Rahul Dravid raised a very pertinent question mark on the feasibility of a bio-secure environment in restarting sport at the highest level.

Covid-19 lockdowns worsen childhood obesity globally: Study

Covid-19 lockdowns worsen childhood obesity globally: Study

Children and adolescents typically gain more weight during summer vacation than during the school year, which led the researchers to wond...Read More

Lanning feels COVID-19 break won't have impact on women's game

Lanning feels COVID-19 break won't have impact on women's game

MelbourneWorld Cup winning Australia women's team captain Meg Lanning is confident the momentum behind women's cricket gathered by them i...Read More

Healthcare and medical education: Blighted vision

Healthcare and medical education: Blighted vision

NITI Aayog has not done its homework. The present schemes are neither sensible, nor atma nirbhar.

Covid-19 could be seasonal illness with higher risk in winter, a study warns

Covid-19 could be seasonal illness with higher risk in winter, a study warns

According to the study, the dip in humidty could double up the number of COVD-19 cases by six per cent.

Solicitor General Tushar Mehta’s 'complaint' reeks of apathy and insensitivity to the migrant labourers’ crisis

Solicitor General Tushar Mehta’s 'complaint' reeks of apathy and insensitivity to the migrant labourers’ crisis

As the world grapples with the COVID-19 pandemic, India is faced with an additional humanitarian crisis: unprecedented flight of migrant ...Read More

FPJ Edit: A wide gap between PM Modi's promise and delivery

FPJ Edit: A wide gap between PM Modi's promise and delivery

Politicians are good at making promises. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is no exception. In fact, he particularly excels at it. But if the ...Read More

Recent imputations against the Supreme Court deepen discord in the legal system

Recent imputations against the Supreme Court deepen discord in the legal system

A section of the “activist” lawyers have been imputing that the Supreme Court has not done enough to pull up the Modi government — if not...Read More

Reopen economy with necessary ifs and buts

Reopen economy with necessary ifs and buts

Slowly but certainly the authorities are veering round to the view that reopening the economy might be unavoidable despite the war agains...Read More

Rani Mukerji salutes Mumbai police for their work amid pandemic

Rani Mukerji salutes Mumbai police for their work amid pandemic

Mumbai: Bollywood actress Rani Mukerji has saluted the efforts of Mumbai Police in a new motivational song video titled "Rakh tu hausla",...Read More

Smith 'in good nick despite being out of practice

Smith 'in good nick despite being out of practice

MelbourneAustralia star Steve Smith admitted Monday he has barely picked up a bat since cricket shut down, but said he was in his best ph...Read More

Ill-prepared for a major health emergency

Ill-prepared for a major health emergency

Fighting any major health emergency let alone a pandemic was always going to be a tough task for India.

Pandemic must not rob the dead of dignity

Pandemic must not rob the dead of dignity

It is plain and clear that the body of a person who died of COVID-19 cannot transmit the infection to those who handle the body. MoHFW gu...Read More

FPJ Edit: Lockdowns or not but the virus must go

FPJ Edit: Lockdowns or not but the virus must go

India’s strategy in dealing with the deadly COVID-19 has been a mixed bag. The total number of cases reported from across the country has...Read More

Doc Destiny: Takeaways from lockdown

Doc Destiny: Takeaways from lockdown

Since you are away from worldly business and now are locked inside your own home, you can make most of the solitude to practise and attai...Read More

FPJ Edit: Mitigating the hardships of migrants

FPJ Edit: Mitigating the hardships of migrants

A three-judge bench of the Supreme Court headed by Justice Ashok Bhushan on Thursday directed that the States share the train and bus far...Read More

Sport fans want action, never mind empty stands

Sport fans want action, never mind empty stands

A recent survey asking my Twitter followers' reaction to sport being played without spectators in the stadium revealed that 58% 'Just wan...Read More

Homemade cloth masks can reduce COVID-19 spread: Study

Homemade cloth masks can reduce COVID-19 spread: Study

According to the study, a mask made of three layers (muslin-flannel-muslin) reduced surface contamination by 99 per cent, total airborne ...Read More

Pandemic: Through the eyes of world's children

Pandemic: Through the eyes of world's children

Chicago: These are children of the global pandemic. In the far-north Canadian town of Iqaluit, one boy has been glued to news to learn ev...Read More

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