Owing to the raging Covid-19 pandemic, the Badminton World Federation has been forced to cancel the remaining three Olympic qualifiers in India, Malaysia and Singapore. These were to be the last set of events before the Tokyo Games in July-August.
Asked if cancellations will affect her preparations, Sindhu said: “Well, we were thinking that Singapore will be the last event before Olympics but now we don’t have another option, so I am playing matches against different players and my coach Park is trying to create match situations for me in training.
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Vaccinating Market Vendors A Priority
In a move to prevent a first wave-like Covid cluster in markets, the Chennai Corporation right off the bat prioritised vaccinating vendors from Koyambedu and Kasimedu markets. “As of July 12, over 10,000 vendors at the Koyambedu market have been vaccinated, while over 2,500 vendors, retailers, and wholesalers from Kasimedu and Chindraripet markets have received the doses,” said Chennai Corporation Commissioner Gagandeep Singh Bedi.
38 Lankans Victims Of Human Trafficking?
After the Sri Lankan nationals were detained in Mangaluru, TN police arrive in the city for further investigation
New Challenge For BJP As Turncoats Turn Back
Recruits don’t have the same ideological commitment to the party as those from the saffron brigade’s strongholds
Pant, Gill Shine In Warm-Up Match
The flamboyant Rishabh Pant took his senior bowling colleagues to the cleaners with an unbeaten century while opener Shubman Gill also warmed up with a polished 85 during the Indian team’s intra-squad match simulation over the last two days.
Antibody Cocktail Effective, But Cost Factor Might Become The Hindrance
A month after the antibody cocktail was approved for treating mild to moderate Covid-19 in high-risk patients in India, some leading private hospitals have said they have achieved remarkable results with its usage so far.
Why Herd Immunity Is Still A Long Way Ahead For TN?
In early 2020, during the initial phase of the Covid pandemic in India, a lot was discussed about herd immunity and how it would drastically bring down the number of cases. Over a year later, we are still far from achieving it. What are the complexities of achieving herd immunity against Covid and why a great deal remains to be done?
3.65 lakh Covishield doses arrive
The State received 3.65 lakh doses of Covishield through State order on Friday.
After Lisbon, Neeraj ready for more tests
NEERAJ Chopra’s chaotic start seemed inevitable. Especially after the things he has had to endure in the last few months.
Now, buzz on cabinet expansion at centre too
The BJP’s attempts to energise its organisation and governments at the Centre and Lucknow gained pace on Friday with Prime Minister Narendra Modi holding extensive discussions with Union home minister Amit Shah and party chief J P Nadda.
EVs To Get Cheaper With Bumped Up Incentives
To fasten the implementation of electric mobility, the Department of Heavy Industries has increased the incentive for two-wheelers from ₹10,000/KWh to ₹15000/KWh.