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August 10, 2020

Jack Harrison joins Leeds United on season-long loan deal from Manchester City

Leeds , Aug 11 (ANI): Manchester City's Jack Harrison has extended his loan agreement with Leeds United for another season."Leeds United can today announce Jack Harrison has rejoined the club on a season-long loan deal from Manchester City, with a view to a permanent move," Leeds United said in a statement.Harrison joins the club for a third straight season, having played every game as Leeds won promotion to the top-flight during the last campaign.The 23-year-old expressed elation over the move and said it was his dream to…

Regaining fitness level is my main focus: Dipa Karmakar

Agartala (Tripura) , Aug 11 (ANI): Indian gymnast Dipa Karmakar is 'very happy' to be able to resume her training and said her main focus is to regain the fitness she had before the coronavirus-enforced lockdown."I am very happy that gyms have reopened. I want to thank the State government and the Central government and also the Tripura Sports Council because they gave us the opportunity to train," Karmakar told ANI."Gymnast is a kind of sport for which you cannot miss training for even a week. But during the coronavirus…

Maharashtra to accord state funeral to pilot killed in Kerala plane crash

Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Aug 11 (ANI): Maharashtra government has decided to accord a state funeral to the late Wing Commander (Retired) Captain DV Sathe, who was flying the Air India Express flight which crash-landed at Kozhikode airport on August 7 and claimed 18 lives."The State has decided to accord a state funeral to the late Wing Commander (Retd) Captain DV Sathe. His life has been one that shall inspire many more young pilots to achieve the Sword of Honour and command over the skies," CMO Maharashtra tweeted.Sathe's…

Punjab ramps up viral testing of COVID-19 to 20,000 tests per day

Ludhiana (Punjab) , Aug 11 (ANI): Countering the surge in Covid-19 cases upfront, Punjab government has upgraded the viral testing of infection in the state to 20,000 tests per day, informed O.P Soni, Medical Education and Research Minister Punjab after inaugurating Corona labs at Punjab Biotechnology Incubator and Punjab Forensic Science Laboratory, Mohali jointly with Balbir Singh Sidhu Health Minister Punjab."A spike in cases is being observed nationwide but we in Punjab are geared up to meet the challenge. Punjab is the…

2 Puducherry Cabinet Ministers test positive for COVID-19

New Delhi , Aug 11 (ANI): Puducherry Cabinet Ministers M Kandasamy and R Kamalakannan have tested positive for coronavirus, said Chief Minister V Narayanasami."Two of my ministers in the Cabinet Shri Kandasamy and Shri Kamalakannan were tested positive for Covid-19. They were moving with public and officers in discharge of their duties I wish them well and pray GOD for speedy recovery I appeal to people moved with them go for testing," the Chief Minister tweeted. Several Union Ministers including Home Minister Amit Shah,…
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