Is Russia first to beat Cancer hollow ?


Moscow: In Russia scientists said that they were getting close to developing cancer vaccinations that patients might soon be able to get.   Putin said in remarks that were shown on television that “we have come very close to the creation of so-called cancer vaccines and immunomodulatory drugs of a new generation”. He said, “I hope that soon they will be effectively used as methods of individual therapy,” during a seminar on future technologies in Moscow. Putin did not say which cancer types the vaccinations would target or how they…

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U.K. suffers the recession blow


LONDON: According to official numbers released, the U.K. economy entered a recession at the end of 2023 as a result of production declining more than expected in the last three months of the year. According to estimates from the Office for National Statistics, the three major sectors of the economy—construction, industrial production, and services—all saw declines in economic activity during the fourth quarter of the year, with the GDP down by 0.3% from the previous three-month period. That was a lot more than the 0.1% drop that economists had predicted.…

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After 2024 win, Modi lands in Apulia for G7 summit

Narendra Modi

Apulia: Italy is hosting the 50th G7 Summit. The heads of major economies of the world including Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India have gathered in this summit held in Apulia, Italy. These include US President Joe Biden, British PM Rishi Sunak, French President Emmanuel Macron, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida. PM Modi received a warm welcome on reaching Italy Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who arrived in Apulia, Italy to participate in the outreach session of the G7 summit, was given a warm welcome. Although…

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India’s chess grandmasters hit the winning note young

Lucknow: India has emerged as a powerhouse in the world of chess, producing a significant number of young chess grandmasters who have made their mark on the international stage. This success is attributed to a combination of factors including robust chess academies, dedicated coaches, and the growing popularity of the game in the country. Here are some notable young Indian chess grandmasters: Viswanathan Anand While not exactly young by current standards, no discussion about Indian chess can begin without mentioning Viswanathan Anand, the pioneer who inspired a generation of chess…

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Thrill of adventure sports rages on in India

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Lucknow: The adventure sports scene in India has undergone significant transformation over the past few years, driven by various factors including increased awareness, improved infrastructure, and a growing appetite for thrill-seeking activities among the youth and tourists. Here’s an overview of the changing dynamics of adventure sports in India: 1. Increased Popularity and Participation Youth Engagement: There’s a notable increase in participation from the younger demographic. With a growing middle class and greater disposable income, more young Indians are seeking adrenaline-pumping experiences. Tourism Influence: Adventure tourism has gained momentum, with…

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At the heart of India’s sports resurgence is hockey

New Delhi: The evolution of Indian hockey teams is a story marked by remarkable achievements, significant transformations, and enduring challenges. Here’s an overview of the key phases in the evolution of Indian hockey: Early Beginnings and Golden Era (1920s-1960s) 1928-1956: The Golden Period Olympic Dominance: India won its first Olympic gold medal in hockey in 1928 in Amsterdam. This victory was followed by consecutive gold medals in 1932 (Los Angeles), 1936 (Berlin), 1948 (London), 1952 (Helsinki), and 1956 (Melbourne). Dhyan Chand Era: Dhyan Chand, known as “The Wizard,” was a…

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First Poster of Akshay Kumar starrer ‘SARFIRA’

Mumbai: One of India’s biggest stars Akshay Kumar is set to inspire audiences once again with his latest film, ‘Sarfira’. An inspiring drama that delves into the dynamic world of start-ups and aviation, ‘Sarfira’ is scheduled for a nationwide release on July 12th. The film promises to captivate audiences with its powerful narrative, motivating the common man to dream big and chase their aspirations, no matter how impossible they may seem. The versatile actor took to his social media to release the first poster of the film. With Kumar embodying…

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BCCI Secretary Jay Shah visits NFL headquarters in New York

Jay Shah

New York: In a significant move towards fostering international sporting collaborations, BCCI Secretary Jay Shah visited the National Football League (NFL) headquarters in New York. During the visit, Shah held productive discussions with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and his team, focusing on sharing best practices, exchanging innovative ideas, and enhancing fan engagement and experiences. Highlighting the exchange, Jay Shah presented a customized helmet adorned with the BCCI logo and a Team India jersey to Commissioner Goodell. In a gesture symbolizing the collaboration, Shah received a trademark NFL ball in return.…

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Harmeet Singh’s admiration for Rohit Sharma

Mumbai: Speaking exclusively to Star Sports, USA All-Rounder Harmeet Singh talked about how he looked up to Rohit Sharma and how excited he is to catch up and play against his former India under-19 team mates. He said, “Growing up, I used to look up to Rohit Sharma. Rohit comes from my school, and he had just graduated when I entered. I made my first-class debut with him, and he played in the under-19 World Cup a few tournaments before me. It was really exciting to see someone from the…

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Ability to adapt has kept Amitabh Bachchan going

Mumbai: Amitabh Bachchan, one of India’s most iconic actors, has had a career that spans over five decades. His transitions across different age brackets have been marked by significant shifts in his roles, image, and the genres of films he has been involved in. Here’s an overview of his journey through the years: 1. Early Years (1969-1973) Age Bracket: 27-31 Debut and Initial Struggles: Amitabh Bachchan made his film debut in 1969 with “Saat Hindustani.” These early years were marked by a struggle for recognition. Early Roles: He often played…

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