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Bypolls to Assembly, Lok Sabha seats in 10 states conducted peacefully; result on 2 May
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Bypolls to Assembly, Lok Sabha seats in 10 states conducted peacefully; result on 2 May

Bypolls to Assembly and Lok Sabha seats were held in Gujarat, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Mizoram, Rajasthan, Telangana, Uttarakhand, and Andhra Pradesh

Lalu Prasad Yadav gets bail in Dumka Treasury case; release from jail likely on Monday
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Lalu Prasad Yadav gets bail in Dumka Treasury case; release from jail likely on Monday

Prasad had acquired bail in three other cases of the fodder scam and was waiting for judgement in the current case related to illegal withdrawal of Rs 3.13 crore from the Dumka treasury in 90s

Oscars 2021 nominated animation shorts: A chronicle of enslavement and rebellion stands out in this eclectic collection
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Oscars 2021 nominated animation shorts: A chronicle of enslavement and rebellion stands out in this eclectic collection

From Opera to Yes People, here are reviews of all the nominees in the Best Short Film - Animation category at Oscars 2021.

Asian Weightlifting Championships: Mirabai Chanu sets 49kg world record in clean and jerk enroute to bronze medal
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Asian Weightlifting Championships: Mirabai Chanu sets 49kg world record in clean and jerk enroute to bronze medal

Chanu also confirmed her Tokyo Olympic spot as she has now competed in the six mandatory qualifying events.

Indianapolis mass shooting: Four Sikhs among eight killed after gunman opens fire at FedEx warehouse
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Indianapolis mass shooting: Four Sikhs among eight killed after gunman opens fire at FedEx warehouse

It wasn't clear if Sikh's were the target of the attack. The FBI said it had interviewed the shooter last year but they did not identify him as espousing a racially motivated ideology

Prince Philip's funeral: Queen Elizabeth II lays to rest her 'strength and stay' in sombre ceremony
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Prince Philip's funeral: Queen Elizabeth II lays to rest her 'strength and stay' in sombre ceremony

There was no sermon, at Philip’s request, and no family eulogies or readings, in keeping with royal tradition. But Dean of Windsor David Conner said the country had been enriched by Philip’s “unwavering loyalty"

MotoGP 2021: Fabio Quartararo takes pole at Portuguese MotoGP, Marc Marquez to start on second row
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MotoGP 2021: Fabio Quartararo takes pole at Portuguese MotoGP, Marc Marquez to start on second row

Marquez has wasted no time getting back in the thick of things nine months after his crash in the Spanish Grand Prix which ruled him out of the entire 2020 season, and the first two races this year.

EFL Championship: Norwich City earn promotion to Premier League following Swansea, Brentford draws
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EFL Championship: Norwich City earn promotion to Premier League following Swansea, Brentford draws

Daniel Farke's side have dominated the second tier with 27 wins from their 41 games so far, earning an immediate return to the Premier League following last season's relegation.

Premier League: Joe Willock's late winner sees struggling Newcastle dent West Ham's top-four hopes
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Premier League: Joe Willock's late winner sees struggling Newcastle dent West Ham's top-four hopes

Steve Bruce's side had squandered a two-goal lead in the closing stages at St James' Park, but Willock came off the bench to snatch a priceless winner.

Sports minister Kiren Rijiju tests positive for COVID-19; says he is feeling 'fit and fine'
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Sports minister Kiren Rijiju tests positive for COVID-19; says he is feeling 'fit and fine'

Rijiju was in Uttarakhand on Friday to inaugurate a Water Sports and Adventure Institute in Tehri. State CM Tirath Singh Rawat, who recovered recently from the dreaded infection, was with him at the inauguration ceremony.

Asian Wrestling Championships: Ravi Kumar Dahiya wins gold, Bajrang Punia withdraws from final through injury
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Asian Wrestling Championships: Ravi Kumar Dahiya wins gold, Bajrang Punia withdraws from final through injury

Bajrang said that he did not want to aggravate the condition of his right elbow. He said he started feeling the pain during the quarter-final against Korean Yongseok Jeong.

Monte Carlo Masters: Stefanos Tsitsipas beats Dan Evans in straight sets to set up final against Andrey Rublev
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Monte Carlo Masters: Stefanos Tsitsipas beats Dan Evans in straight sets to set up final against Andrey Rublev

Fourth seed Tsitsipas needed just over an hour to dispatch Britain's Evans, who knocked out world number one Novak Djokovic in the last 16.

Formula 1 2021: Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton takes pole for Emilia-Romagna Grand Prix ahead of Red Bull pair
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Formula 1 2021: Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton takes pole for Emilia-Romagna Grand Prix ahead of Red Bull pair

It was Hamilton’s 99th career pole and although there is a Red Bull directly behind the Mercedes driver, it will be Sergio Perez rather than Max Verstappen.

LaLiga: 'I'm not a terrible coach, I'm not the best either', says Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane
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LaLiga: 'I'm not a terrible coach, I'm not the best either', says Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane

An impressive week has put Madrid in sight of winning both La Liga and the Champions League, after they beat Barcelona in the Clasico last weekend before knocking out Liverpool on Wednesday.

West Bengal election 2021 Updates: 'Allegation of CRPF firing in Deganga not based on facts' says Barasat SP's report
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West Bengal election 2021 Updates: 'Allegation of CRPF firing in Deganga not based on facts' says Barasat SP's report

West Bengal election 2021 LIVE Updates: Approximately 78.36 percent voter turnout was recorded till 6.30 pm, as per ECI app. However, this number is likely to go up as the ECI compiles final data from each seat

Abhinav Bindra condemns Yogeshwar Dutt over support of Kumbh Mela, says wrestler is 'failing' sports community
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Abhinav Bindra condemns Yogeshwar Dutt over support of Kumbh Mela, says wrestler is 'failing' sports community

Dutt tweeted in support of the scores of people that attended celebrations of the religious event on 14 April, saying, "no one in the Kumbh Mela is reaching there illegally, people are following all protocols, no one is spitting at the security and medical staff, no one is running away after hiding from the administration."

Serie A: Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo ruled out of Atalanta game due to flexor problem
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Serie A: Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo ruled out of Atalanta game due to flexor problem

Coach Andrea Pirlo said Ronaldo, the top scorer in Serie A this season with 25 goals, would rest to avoid risking a more serious injury.