Runners ready for Tokyo Olympic marathon test event in Sapporo
The Tokyo Olympic marathon course will get a test on May 5 when runners take to the streets in the northern city of Sapporo.The Olympic marathon was moved to the Sapporo due to organisers concerns over the summer heat in Tokyo, long before the Covid-19 pandemic forced a postponement of the games.Yasuo Mori, Tokyo 2020 deputy executive director of the Games Operations Bureau said at a pre-event press conference that one of the most difficult challenges now will be maintaining space between people on an open marathon course.
Masako Satou's interest in dance and her Buddhist background led her to its land of origin, India, to search for a dance form that would not only be aesthetically pleasing but also have a spiritual goal. That is how she began learning Kathak and made it her life long pursuit. She now teaches Indian and international students in Tokyo, Japan.
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People throng markets near Hyderabad's Charminar area ahead of Eid tomorrow, flouting the social distancing norms. A 10-day lockdown is in place in Telangana to contain the spread of COVID19 cases.
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The Maharashtra government today extended the lockdown-like restrictions in the state till June 1st to break the chain of COVID-19. The measures will be in place till 7 am on June 1. Maharashtra is among the states that account for 82.51 per cent of the total active cases, according to the Health Ministry.
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The Maharashtra government today extended the lockdown-like restrictions in the state to control the coronavirus outbreak till June 1. The gap between two doses of the Covishield vaccine can be increased to 12-16 weeks, a government panel recommended. A meeting of the ICMR COVID19 National Task Force will be held tomorrow and a decision on the inappropriate use of convalescent plasma will be taken. All this and more news at 2 PM.
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