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Novak Djokovic feels hygiene restrictions at US Open are extreme

06 Jun 2020

Novak Djokovic feels hygiene restrictions at US Open are extreme

Tennis great Novak Djokovic has described the strict hygiene restrictions under which the US Open 2020 is likely to be played as extreme.

India now has more coronavirus cases than Italy

06 Jun 2020

India now has more coronavirus cases than Italy

With 9,887 fresh coronavirus cases reported in the last 24 hours, India has now touched the grim benchmark of becoming the nation which has sixth-highest COVID-19 cases. 294 died in the last 24 hours.

Some think Bill Gates will implant 'microchips' through COVID-19 vaccines

05 Jun 2020

Some think Bill Gates will implant 'microchips' through COVID-19 vaccines

Bill Gates, the co-founder of Microsoft, has been leading the fight against COVID-19 through his Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

Beds and Delhi: Heartbreaking stories debunk Arvind Kejriwal's claims

05 Jun 2020

Beds and Delhi: Heartbreaking stories debunk Arvind Kejriwal's claims

As coronavirus cases continue to surge in Delhi, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal wants residents to trust the government. He has repeatedly said Delhi won't become the next New York as it's four steps ahead in this battle.

Ashleigh Barty needs more information before committing to US Open

05 Jun 2020

Ashleigh Barty needs more information before committing to US Open

World number one Ashleigh Barty said she needs to be sure, before making a decision to play when tennis resumes.

Singer Chris Trousdale dies of coronavirus at 34

05 Jun 2020

Singer Chris Trousdale dies of coronavirus at 34

Singer and actor, Chris Trousdale, also a founding member of the former popular boy band Dream Street, has passed away at the age of 34.

Premier league 2019-20: Five substitutions to be allowed this season

05 Jun 2020

Premier league 2019-20: Five substitutions to be allowed this season

The club managers will now be able to make up to five substitutions for the remainder of the Premier League 2019-20 season.

Centre releases guidelines before opening of malls, restaurants, religious places

05 Jun 2020

Centre releases guidelines before opening of malls, restaurants, religious places

Malls, restaurants, hotels, and religious places will be re-opened from Monday (June 8), more than two months after they were shut to curtail coronavirus' transmission.

Coronavirus: India reports 2.26 lakh cases; will overtake Italy soon

05 Jun 2020

Coronavirus: India reports 2.26 lakh cases; will overtake Italy soon

With almost 10,000 new coronavirus infections on Thursday, India recorded its biggest single-day spike yet again.

US expert offers an optimistic timeline for coronavirus vaccine

04 Jun 2020

US expert offers an optimistic timeline for coronavirus vaccine

As companies race to develop and test COVID-19 vaccines, Dr. Anthony Fauci, the Director of America's National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), has shared an optimistic timeline for their availability.

Government may resume international flights by next month

04 Jun 2020

Government may resume international flights by next month

A recent report from India Today had suggested that the Ministry of Civil Aviation was contemplating to resume international flight operations in July.

Tablighi Jamaat event: Over 2,200 foreigners banned for 10 years

04 Jun 2020

Tablighi Jamaat event: Over 2,200 foreigners banned for 10 years

More than 2,200 foreign nationals, who attended an event organized by Tablighi Jamaat in Delhi, were banned from traveling to India for 10 years, ANI reported on Thursday, citing sources.

Lanning feels Australia will be ready for 2021 World Cup

04 Jun 2020

Lanning feels Australia will be ready for 2021 World Cup

Australia women's cricket team skipper Meg Lanning has said that despite the uncertainty surrounding next year's ICC World Cup, her team will be ready for the event.

COVID-19 and films: How the pandemic is changing cinema

04 Jun 2020

COVID-19 and films: How the pandemic is changing cinema

They say films are a reflection of the society.

BCB turns down request from players to train in stadium

04 Jun 2020

BCB turns down request from players to train in stadium

The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has turned down a request from leading cricketers in the country to resume personal training at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Dhaka.

NBA expected to continue the season with 22 teams

04 Jun 2020

NBA expected to continue the season with 22 teams

The NBA's return amid the coronavirus pandemic is imminent, however, it could only be with 22 teams in the month of July.

EPL: One positive case in fifth round of COVID-19 testing

04 Jun 2020

EPL: One positive case in fifth round of COVID-19 testing

Tottenham Hotspur have confirmed they have received the only positive case for coronavirus from the fifth round of Premier League testing results.

Because of "draconian lockdown" India flattened GDP curve: Rajiv Bajaj

04 Jun 2020

Because of "draconian lockdown" India flattened GDP curve: Rajiv Bajaj

Painting a grim picture of the battle against coronavirus, Bajaj Auto Managing Director Rajiv Bajaj said India didn't flatten the COVID-19 curve but ended up demolishing the GDP curve, all thanks to the lockdown which was imposed on March 25.

Defense secretary tests coronavirus positive, part of South Block sealed

04 Jun 2020

Defense secretary tests coronavirus positive, part of South Block sealed

Defense Secretary Ajay Kumar tested positive for coronavirus and is quarantining at his home, reports said. The 1985-batch IAS officer is the first top bureaucrat to have contracted COVID-19.

Scientists are developing UV light tech for city-wide coronavirus disinfection

03 Jun 2020

Scientists are developing UV light tech for city-wide coronavirus disinfection

When it was confirmed that the novel coronavirus can stay on surfaces for hours, governments began deploying disinfection techniques to keep public spaces sanitized.

Courtesy coronavirus, hotel industry stares at oblivion; recovery unlikely soon

03 Jun 2020

Courtesy coronavirus, hotel industry stares at oblivion; recovery unlikely soon

In the months to come, nations are bound to ease restrictions. Some, like India, have already started. But it will be long before the hotel industry bounces back to the pre-coronavirus days.

2020 Formula 1 season: All that you need to know

03 Jun 2020

2020 Formula 1 season: All that you need to know

The 2020 Formula 1 season is set to start in Austria on July 5.

Serie A 2019-20: A look at the key numbers

03 Jun 2020

Serie A 2019-20: A look at the key numbers

The Serie A 2019-20 season is set to return on June 20 after a three-month hiatus amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Premier League clubs given the go-ahead to play friendly matches

03 Jun 2020

Premier League clubs given the go-ahead to play friendly matches

The Premier League 2019-20 season is set to resume from June 17 and clubs have been given the go-ahead to take part in friendly matches ahead of the planned resumption.

Coronavirus: India breaches 2 lakh-mark; death toll crosses 5,800

03 Jun 2020

Coronavirus: India breaches 2 lakh-mark; death toll crosses 5,800

India on Tuesday recorded over 8,800 new coronavirus infections marking its highest single-day jump.

'Wrong comparison': Health Ministry on India recording 7th-highest coronavirus cases

02 Jun 2020

'Wrong comparison': Health Ministry on India recording 7th-highest coronavirus cases

The Centre on Tuesday said that it is wrong to compare the absolute number of coronavirus infections in India to other countries owing to the nation's large population.

#CoronavirusOutbreak: Mohammed Shami distributes food, masks to migrant workers

02 Jun 2020

#CoronavirusOutbreak: Mohammed Shami distributes food, masks to migrant workers

Indian fast bowler Mohammed Shami extended help to migrant workers who are stranded in different parts of the nation amid the lockdown.

Coronavirus: Kejriwal launches app for information on hospital beds

02 Jun 2020

Coronavirus: Kejriwal launches app for information on hospital beds

With a worrying surge in coronavirus cases in Delhi and allegations that Arvind Kejriwal's government isn't disclosing the actual statistics, the chief minister on Tuesday announced that a new mobile application has been launched to give information about the hospital beds in the National Capital.

Coronavirus: India's tally nears 2 lakh; death toll crosses 5,400

02 Jun 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally nears 2 lakh; death toll crosses 5,400

India on Sunday reported roughly 7,900 new coronavirus infections. The nationwide tally has now surged past 1.98 lakh while the death toll stood at 5,403.

India's new viral app is all about deleting Chinese services

02 Jun 2020

India's new viral app is all about deleting Chinese services

India has got a new viral app that is all about getting rid of Chinese apps/services.

India's 2020 Olympics tally will improve, says marathon champion Sunita

01 Jun 2020

India's 2020 Olympics tally will improve, says marathon champion Sunita

In an exclusive interview with NewsBytes, India's undisputed marathon champion Sunita Godara feels the nation's medals tally will improve in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

Coronavirus outbreak: La Liga clubs to resume full training

01 Jun 2020

Coronavirus outbreak: La Liga clubs to resume full training

La Liga has announced that players will be returning to full training on Monday.

MakeMyTrip lays off 350 employees due to COVID-19: Details here

01 Jun 2020

MakeMyTrip lays off 350 employees due to COVID-19: Details here

Following Ritesh Agarwal's OYO Rooms, India's largest travel aggregator MakeMyTrip has laid off 350 employees from its workforce.

As coronavirus cases spike, why is India easing lockdown restrictions

01 Jun 2020

As coronavirus cases spike, why is India easing lockdown restrictions

As the fourth phase of India's nationwide lockdown ended, the number coronavirus infections surged past 1.9 lakh.

Coronavirus: India surpasses France and Germany; becomes 7th worst-hit country

01 Jun 2020

Coronavirus: India surpasses France and Germany; becomes 7th worst-hit country

India on Sunday reported roughly 8,500 new coronavirus infections, taking the nationwide tally past 1.9 lakh. The death toll also rose to 5,403.

13 Sri Lanka cricketers to resume training from June 1

31 May 2020

13 Sri Lanka cricketers to resume training from June 1

Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC), on Sunday, announced that 13 cricketers will return to training on June 1.

EPL: No positive cases in fourth round of COVID-19 testing

31 May 2020

EPL: No positive cases in fourth round of COVID-19 testing

The Premier League's planned restart on June 17 received a huge boost.

Nearly 30% COVID-19 patients were asymptomatic in India: ICMR

31 May 2020

Nearly 30% COVID-19 patients were asymptomatic in India: ICMR

After studying several COVID-19 positive cases, the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has determined that nearly 30% of the infections in the country were of asymptomatic nature.

#MannKiBaat: Poor, migrants suffered most due to coronavirus, says Modi

31 May 2020

#MannKiBaat: Poor, migrants suffered most due to coronavirus, says Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday hosted the 65th episode of his radio show 'Mann Ki Baat'.

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 1.81 lakh; biggest spike in infections

31 May 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 1.81 lakh; biggest spike in infections

India on Saturday recorded roughly 8,600 new coronavirus infections—the highest single-day jump in COVID-19 cases yet.