Top news of the day | Javelin thrower Sumit Antil, shooter Avani Lekhara win gold for India at the Paralympics; Missiles hit neighborhood near Kabul airport amid US withdrawal and more
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Javelin thrower Sumit Antil took India’s second gold at the ongoing Paralympics and broke the men’s world record in the F64 category several times in a breathtaking game premiere on Monday.
Up to five rockets have been fired at Kabul International Airport but intercepted by a missile defense system, a US official told Reuters as the United States nears the full withdrawal of its troops from the city.
The shooter Avani Lekhara made history on August 30th when she became the first Indian woman to win a gold medal at the Paralympics and shot herself to the top of the podium at the R-2 Women’s 10-Meter Air Rifle Standing SH1 event.
Indian discus thrower Vinod Kumar lost his bronze medal in the F52 category at the Paralympics here on Monday after he was not approved by the competition commission to assess the disability classification.
India could see a third wave of COVID-19 between October and November, peaking if a more virulent mutant than the existing ones emerges by September, but its intensity is expected to be much less than that of the second wave, a scientist attending the mathematical modeling is involved in the pandemic said Monday.
The Income Tax Office has asked taxpayers to “quickly” send an online response so that their outstanding refunds for the 2020-21 assessment year can be processed quickly.
Current events in Afghanistan have raised new security issues, Defense Minister Rajnath Singh said Monday, claiming the central government is vigilant and able to deal with any situation.
“Convict him or acquit him,” remarked a tortured Supreme Court when he failed to charge a defendant who was sentenced to 11 years in prison in 1993 for serial explosions on several Rajdhani Express trains and other trains, a report by the judge of the Special Court “Terrorist” and Disruptive Activities (Prevention) Act ”in Ajmer, which explains why Hameer Ui Uddin was not charged.
Antibodies are the most powerful weapon used to defeat the coronavirus, and vaccines provide long-term immunity by creating sufficient antibodies in the body. A natural infection also leads to the formation of antibodies that offer some protection against re-infection. Dr. Arun Sharma, a community medicine expert and director of the National Institute for Implementation Research on Non-Communicable Diseases-ICMR, Jodhpur, explains the relationship between infection and antibodies, when and whether to check for the presence of antibodies, and how to do so help fight the virus.
Vasu Paranjape, a man who stands for everything that is flawless about Mumbai cricket, took his last breath on Monday. He was 82 years old and leaves behind his wife, retired professor Lalita, two daughters and former Indian cricketer and national choice son Jatin.