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Russia releases new single-dose COVID-19 vaccine Sputnik Light: Here's all you need to know
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Russia releases new single-dose COVID-19 vaccine Sputnik Light: Here's all you need to know

The vaccine is easy to store between 2 and 8 degrees Celsius. It is also expected to cost less than $10.

Karnataka imposes 15-day lockdown from 10 May; corona curfew failed, says CM
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Karnataka imposes 15-day lockdown from 10 May; corona curfew failed, says CM

All shops and commercial establishments, hotels, pubs and bars will remain closed during this period, while essential goods and services like food, medicine, milk, fruits and vegetables, etc will be available from 6 am to 10 am

Third wave of coronavirus avoidable if strong measures are taken, says govt's scientific adviser
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Third wave of coronavirus avoidable if strong measures are taken, says govt's scientific adviser

On 5 May, Principal Scientific Adviser K Vijay Raghavan had said as the virus mutates further, a third wave of COVID infection was inevitable and it is necessary to be prepared for new waves

Vanraj Bhatia, sound of India's parallel cinema, leaves behind music that's as catchy as chaotic and contemplative
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Vanraj Bhatia, sound of India's parallel cinema, leaves behind music that's as catchy as chaotic and contemplative

Irony lies in the fact how someone who is renowned for being a Western Classical music composer has gone on to compose and score for decidedly rustic Indian movies.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Seema Bisla becomes fourth woman wrestler to qualify; Sumit Malik settles for silver
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Seema Bisla becomes fourth woman wrestler to qualify; Sumit Malik settles for silver

Seema Bisla on Friday became the fourth Indian woman wrestler to qualify for the Tokyo Games by reaching the final of the 50kg competition

Israel 'not a country, but a terrorist base against Palestine', says Iran's Ayatollah Khamenei
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Israel 'not a country, but a terrorist base against Palestine', says Iran's Ayatollah Khamenei

Iran's supreme leader Khamenei made the remarks during a speech on Al-Quds Day, an annual show of solidarity with the Palestinians, which is seen in Israel as an expression of hatred and anti-Semitism

'Not system, Modi govt failed people': Sonia Gandhi demands all-party meet on COVID-19
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'Not system, Modi govt failed people': Sonia Gandhi demands all-party meet on COVID-19

The Congress president also said that the Indian National Congress' performance in the just-concluded Assembly elections was 'very disappointing'

Coronavirus News Updates: Karnataka announces 15-day lockdown from 10 May; 'corona curfew unsuccessful', says CM
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Coronavirus News Updates: Karnataka announces 15-day lockdown from 10 May; 'corona curfew unsuccessful', says CM

Coronavirus in India Latest News LIVE Updates: All cinema halls, shopping malls, gymnasiums, sports complexes, stadiums, playgrounds, swimming pools, parks, entertainment parks, clubs, theatres, bars and auditoriums, assembly halls and similar places shall remain closed

Central Vista project: Supreme Court refuses to intervene, says go back to HC for speedy hearing
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Central Vista project: Supreme Court refuses to intervene, says go back to HC for speedy hearing

The apex court was hearing a plea seeking directions to the Delhi HC to hear immediately the PIL against the Central Vista construction on the ground that it is not an essential activity

Champions League: UK expresses interest in hosting all-English final after Turkey's placed in travel red list
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Champions League: UK expresses interest in hosting all-English final after Turkey's placed in travel red list

The English FA were in talks with European football's governing body UEFA already, he said, but added the choice of venue for the final was a decision for UEFA.

IPL 2021: Kane Williamson and three other New Zealanders fly to Maldives due to unease over COVID situation in New Delhi
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IPL 2021: Kane Williamson and three other New Zealanders fly to Maldives due to unease over COVID situation in New Delhi

Sunrisers Hyderabad captain Williamson, Chennai Super Kings' Mitchell Santer and Royal Challenger Bangalore's Kyle Jamison and CSK physio Tommy Simsek took a commercial flight to Maldives.

Welfare of India critically important to US, COVID-19 surge heartbreaking, says VP Kamala Harris
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Welfare of India critically important to US, COVID-19 surge heartbreaking, says VP Kamala Harris

The Biden-Harris Administration has announced $100 million assistance to India to deal with the pandemic. In about a week's time, as many as six planeloads of COVID-19 assistance have landed in India

'New energy' at Iran nuclear talks as diplomats reconvene; agreement possible in coming weeks, says US
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'New energy' at Iran nuclear talks as diplomats reconvene; agreement possible in coming weeks, says US

The aim of the talks is a return to full compliance with the 2015 accord, known as the JCPOA, which has been slowly disintegrating since the US under Donal Trump withdrew from it in 2018

IPL 2021: Michael Hussey tested negative before arrival in Chennai, reveals CSK CEO Kasi Viswanathan
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IPL 2021: Michael Hussey tested negative before arrival in Chennai, reveals CSK CEO Kasi Viswanathan

Australian media outlets reported that Hussey can join fellow countrymen in Maldives if he returns another negative test.

Madrid Open: Alexander Zverev stuns Rafael Nadal in straight sets, sets up semi-final clash with Dominic Thiem
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Madrid Open: Alexander Zverev stuns Rafael Nadal in straight sets, sets up semi-final clash with Dominic Thiem

Zverev's impressive straights-set win at the Caja Magica earns him a meeting with Dominic Thiem in the Madrid semis, in what will be a repeat of last year's US Open final, which was won by Thiem.

Formula 1 2021: Lewis Hamilton tops Spanish GP second practice while Max Verstappen finishes distant ninth
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Formula 1 2021: Lewis Hamilton tops Spanish GP second practice while Max Verstappen finishes distant ninth

Hamilton, who leads Verstappen by eight points in the Formula One standings, set the best time in the second session with a lap of 1 minute, 18.170 seconds.

'Another devastating lockdown inevitable due to Centre's failures,' Rahul Gandhi on second COVID wave
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'Another devastating lockdown inevitable due to Centre's failures,' Rahul Gandhi on second COVID wave

The Congress leader said that the Centre's lack of a clear strategy, and its hubris in declaring premature victory as the virus was spreading, has placed India in a highly dangerous position

N Rangasamy sworn in as Puducherry Chief Minister, BJP to get dy CM post, two other ministries
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N Rangasamy sworn in as Puducherry Chief Minister, BJP to get dy CM post, two other ministries

While Karnataka is the lone southern state with the BJP in the ruling saddle, its induction in the UT cabinet allows the saffron party to expand its footprint, vis-a-vis power in the region

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Indian shooters to take part in ISSF World Cup in Croatia before leaving for Japan
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Indian shooters to take part in ISSF World Cup in Croatia before leaving for Japan

A 15-member Olympic-bound Indian team will leave for Zagreb, Croatia on 11 May to participate in the European Championship, which will be followed by the World Cup

Zimbabwe vs Pakistan: Azhar Ali, Abid Ali score tons before Blessing Muzarabani fights back on Day 1 of 2nd Test
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Zimbabwe vs Pakistan: Azhar Ali, Abid Ali score tons before Blessing Muzarabani fights back on Day 1 of 2nd Test

Abid (118 not out) and Azhar (126) put on 236 for the second wicket before tall fast bowler Blessing Muzarabani brought Zimbabwe back into the match by taking three wickets with the second new ball.