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June 17, 2020

Black Lives Matter protests: Sheffield United, Aston Villa players take a knee to send ‘strong message’ of unity

Birmingham , June 18 (ANI): Expressing solidarity with the ongoing Black Lives Matter movement, players and coaching staff from Sheffield United and Aston Villa took a knee in order to send a 'strong message' of unity.Premier League marked its resumption on Wednesday when Sheffield United played out a goalless draw against Aston Villa."Sheffield United and Aston Villa were proud to stand in solidarity with the actions of the players and coaching staff of both football clubs during the first ten seconds of tonight's Premier…

Tim Bresnan leaves Yorkshire after 19 years with club

Yorkshire , June 18 (ANI): The English County Cricket Club Yorkshire on Wednesday confirmed that all-rounder Tim Bresnan has informed the club of his decision to leave with "immediate effect" to pursue playing opportunities elsewhere.Bresnan, who made his first-class debut in 2003, has enjoyed an illustrious career with the White Rose and was an integral part of the back-to-back County Championship winning sides of 2014 and 2015.The 35-year-old arguably had his finest season representing the White Rose in 2016, scooping the…

Repatriation flight brings home 189 Indians from Dubai in Vande Bharat’s third phase

Gaya (Bihar) , June 18 (ANI): A special flight bound for Gaya, Bihar, brought home 189 Indian stranded nationals from Dubai on Wednesday under Vande Bharat's third phase of repatriation exercise.More than 57,000 citizens have returned to India since May 6 under the Government of India's ambitious 'Vande Bharat' mission to bring home Indian nationals stranded in various parts of the world due to restrictions over air travel to contain Covid-19 spread.The exercise began on May 7 and its second phase started on May 16. The…

3 endangered hog badgers found in Tripura’s Dhalai

Dhalai (Tripura) , June 18 (ANI): Three hog badgers, an endangered species, were found in Salema area of Dhalai district in Tripura on Wednesday, according to the State Chief Wildlife Warden.The warden, D K Sharma said that this is for the first time, the presence of hogs has been recorded in the State."For the first time ever, a rare species of hog badgers were found in Tripura at a village in Salema under remote Dhalai district. It is a threatened species and has characteristics of both pig and bear. It eats small fruits…

Odisha to set up Covid care homes in all gram panchayats

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) , June 18 (ANI): In an attempt to contain the spread of COVID-19, Odisha Government has announced setting up COVID-19 Care Home (CCHs) Facility in every Gram Panchayat, and COVID-19 Management Committees on local level in both rural and urban areas to decentralise the COVID-19 management. "We are going to set up Covid Care Home (CCHs) in every Gram Panchayat in the State, where about 10 to 20 persons can be accommodated in each CCH. People with symptoms of cold, fever, and cough shall stay in these Care…
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