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Sumo wrestler dies month after falling on head during bout

A Japanese sumo wrestler has died a month after falling on his head during a bout. AP Photo TOKYO: A Japanese sumo wrestler has died a month after falling on his head during a bout in a case that has raised questions about the sport’s response to medical emergencies. Hibikiryu, 28, died of acute respiratory […]


A third of Basecamp’s workers resign after a ban on talking politics.

About a third of Basecamp’s employees have said they are resigning after the company, which makes productivity software, announced new policies banning workplace conversations about politics. Jason Fried, Basecamp’s chief executive, detailed the policies in a blog post on Monday, calling “societal and political discussions” on company messaging tools “a major distraction.” He wrote that […]


Samsung Galaxy M42 5G First Sale in India Will Start Tonight: Check Price, Best Deals and Specs

The Samsung Galaxy M42 5G price in India starts at Rs 21,999 for the base model with 6GB RAM and 128GB storage. It also comes with 8GB RAM and 128GB storage that costs Rs 23,999. Source link


Philadelphia Phillies’ Bryce Harper out with sore wrist; Didi Gregorius put on COVID-related IL

Though Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Bryce Harper won’t play Friday night against the New York Mets because of a sore wrist, he said he is grateful he’s not missing more time after getting hit in the face by a 96.9 mph fastball on Wednesday. “I definitely had an angel on my side out there that night,” […]

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Fire Strikes Covid Hospital Ward in India.

A deadly fire late Friday raced through a hospital treating Covid-19 patients in Bharuch, a city in western India’s Gujarat State. Some early news reports said as many as 15 people had died, some burned in their beds. Videos posted to social media showed a part of the hospital in flames and patients being evacuated. […]

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Boeing Announces $10 Million Aid For India’s Fight Against COVID-19

Boeing announced USD10 million emergency aid to support India’s Covid response. (File) Washington: Boeing on Friday announced a USD10 million emergency assistance package to support India’s COVID-19 response. The assistance from Boeing will be directed to organisations providing relief, including medical supplies and emergency health care for communities and families battling COVID-19, the company said […]

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UN Chief Guterres on ‘Horrific’ Covid Outbreak

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has said the world organisation stands ready to step up its support to India to combat the horrific COVID-19 wave in the country that has infected more than 18 million people and killed over 200,000. With the entire @UN family, I stand in solidarity with the people of India as they […]


Denver Broncos tried to ‘hide our interest’ in Patrick Surtain II before NFL draft, GM George Paton says

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — The Denver Broncos and new general manager George Paton took a different path to select Patrick Surtain II with the No. 9 overall pick in the NFL draft . Without the benefit of the scouting combine or in-person visits to team complexes, most NFL teams made concerted efforts to gather as much […]

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Explainer: What remains as US ends Afghan ‘forever war’

After 20 years, America is ending its “forever war” in Afghanistan. AP Photo KABUL: After 20 years, America is ending its “forever war” in Afghanistan. Announcing a firm withdrawal deadline, President Joe Biden cut through the long debate, even within the US military, over whether the time was right. Starting Saturday, the last remaining 2,500 […]

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US India Caucus Panel Urges President Joe Biden To Send Health Supplies To India

Leaders of US Congressional India Caucus Biden to send healthcare supplies to India (File) Washington: Leaders of the US Congressional India Caucus on Friday urged President Joe Biden to send much-needed resources and healthcare supplies to save lives in India, amidst the coronavirus pandemic, in addition to asking that lives be prioritised over intellectual property […]