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Tokyo Olympics | India 9th in both men’s team and mixed pair rankings in archery

Tokyo Olympics | India 9th in both men’s team and mixed pair rankings in archery

Sports
India braces for some tough challenges ahead as both men's team and mixed pair are likely to face Korea in the quarterfinals.Debutant Pravin Jadhav finished ahead of the experienced Atanu Das and Tarundeep Rai as India managed ninth-place finishes in both the men's team and mixed team rankings of the Games archery competition at the Yumenoshima Park here on Friday. Chasing an elusive Olympic medal in archery, India braces for some tough challenges ahead as both men's team and mixed pair are likely to face Korea in the quarterfinals. The Indian mixed team will open its campaign against eighth-ranked Chinese Taipei, and should it overcome the first-round hurdle, top-seed Korea would be waiting in the last-eight. Likewise, the Indian men's team might run into top-seed Korea, who go...
India’s excess deaths during COVID pandemic may be between 3.4- 4.9 million: Report

India’s excess deaths during COVID pandemic may be between 3.4- 4.9 million: Report

Nation
New Delhi: India's excess deaths during the COVID pandemic could be between 3.4 to 4.9 million, according to a new report which suggests millions more may have died from the SARS-CoV-2 virus than the official count. The report, which was released on Tuesday (July 22), is co-authored by India's former chief economic adviser Arvind Subramanian, Justin Sandefur from the US-based think-tank Center for Global Development and Abhishek Anand from Harvard University. "Estimating COVID-deaths with statistical confidence may prove elusive. But all estimates suggest that the death toll from the pandemic is likely to be an order of magnitude greater than the official count of 400,000," the authors said. "True deaths are likely to be in the several millions not hundreds of thousands, making this arg...