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May 2020

Trump was briefly taken to underground bunker during White House protests

Washington D.C. , June 1 (ANI): As protesters gathered outside the White House on Friday night in Washington DC, US President Donald Trump was briefly taken to the White House underground bunker, The New York Times reported citing a person having firsthand knowledge about the incident.Trump was there for less than an hour before being brought upstairs. After hundreds of people surged towards the White House on Friday, Secret Service and the United States Park Police officers sought to block them.Trump's team was surprised by…

People living on higher altitude have less chances of catching coronavirus: Study

Washington D.C. , June 1 (ANI): Researchers have found that populations living in higher altitudes, especially 3,000 meters (9,842 feet) above the sea level significantly report lower levels of coronavirus infections than their lowland counterparts.The Washington Post cited one peer-reviewed study, published in the journal Respiratory Physiology & Neurobiology, in which researchers from Australia, Bolivia, Canada and Switzerland looking at epidemiological data from Bolivia, Ecuador and Tibet found that Tibet's infection…

India ‘really preparing well’ for T20 World Cup: Jasprit Bumrah

London , June 1 (ANI): Indian pacer Jasprit Bumrah said the team was 'really preparing well' the T20 World Cup and had a 'fair number of T20 games' ahead of the tournament as per the original schedule which has been disrupted by the coronavirus pandemic.Bumrah was speaking to Ian Bishop and Shaun Pollock on the ICC's video series Inside Out interviews."We were really preparing well for it. We had a lot of T20 games before the World Cup as per the old schedule. If everything had been on plan, we would have had the IPL (Indian…

Jasprit Bumrah wants saliva alternative to shine ball when cricket resumes

London , June 1 (ANI): Raising concerns over being unable to shine the ball with saliva when cricket resumes, Indian pacer Jasprit Bumrah said he wants an alternative to maintaining the ball as the restriction poses difficulties for the bowlers.Bumrah was speaking to Ian Bishop and Shaun Pollock on the ICC's video series Inside Out interviews."I was not much of a hugger anyway! And not a high-five person as well, so that doesn't trouble me a lot. The only thing that interests me is the saliva bit. I don't know what…

ECB ‘extremely heartened’ after govt gives go-ahead for resumption of professional sports

London , June 1 (ANI): The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) on Sunday welcomed the UK government's go-ahead for the resumption of professional sports behind closed doors saying that it is 'extremely heartened' by the announcement. Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sports Oliver Dowden on Saturday announced government health and safety guidance for elite athletes and professional sportspeople to return to competition behind closed doors from June 1, ESPN Cricinfo reported.ECB took to Twitter to write:…
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