Savita Punia's heroics in the shootout enabled the Indian Women's hockey team to defeat Canada and earn their first victory in the FIH Hockey Women's World Cup Spain and Netherlands 2022. Following a tie-in normal time, the Indian team overcame Canada in the penalty shootout to advance to the tournament's 9-12th placings. With a one-goal deficit, India began the second quarter strongly, breaking through the Canadian defence on many occasions… read-more
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In Rajasthan's Jaipur, a woman from the Netherlands was allegedly raped at a hotel. Reportedly, in the pretext of giving an ayurvedic massage, the crime was committed. Furthermore, the accused has been arrested in just four hours and works as a massage service provider in Khatipura, Jaipur. However, DCP West Richa Tomar said that the police are interrogating the accused and a case has been registered.
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A new virulent strain of HIV has been discovered in the Netherlands by researchers, at Oxford University. Individuals with the new variant had between 3.5 to 5.5 times higher levels of the virus in their blood than with other variants. However, the VB variant had similar immune system recovery and survival to individuals with other HIV variants. ''There's no cause for alarm with this new viral variant," stated a researcher.
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Netherlands imposed strict lockdown, in the view of COVID-19's new variant, Omicron. Starting from December 19, Schools, colleges, offices, non essential shops, restaurants and bars will remain shut until January 14, 2022. The Dutch Government, on December 18, released a notification, which read, "Netherlands is going into lockdown again from tomorrow". He further said that the move was 'unavoidable' as a fifth wave is ongoing in the region… read-more
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In a recent study published in the journal PLOS Medicine, researchers found that patients suffering cardiovascular disease should be encouraged for more physical activity. The study was based on 1,67,729 individuals living in the northern Netherlands. However, the study said the health benefits of physical activity in healthy individuals and those with cardiovascular risks level off at a certain volume of activity.
Study by Dutch researchers on September 19 showed that the tallest nation in the world- the Netherlands is witnessing shorter people. Dutch women born in 2001 have a difference of 1.4cm (0.55 inches) from their 1980s counterparts and for Dutchmen it is of 1cm (0.39inches). The causes for this changing trend is transcending the level of immigration from shorter population groups. Study suggests Southern having height advantage over Northern… read-more
Britain's Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are preparing to produce a Netflix original series "Heart of Invictus" to narrate stories of injured war veterans ahead of the Netherland's 2022 Invictus games. Produced under Harry-Meghan's Archwell production, the docu-series will provide unheard stories of athletes and organizers preparing for the event. The Invictus Games is a multi-sport event initiated by Harry in 2017 for the soldiers wounded in… read-more
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The Netherlands is eyeing to return all the precious historical artefacts present in its state museums and art galleries that were taken from its former colonies. Aimed at shedding light on the injustice done in the colonial past, the government has issued new guidelines to expedite the requests. Besides, the Netherlands National Museum of World Cultures will identify such treasures through a $5.5 million project. Earlier, the country… read-more
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For the 2027 FIFA Women's World Cup, a consortium of three countries - Belgium, Netherlands, and Germany - has applied to be the host. By the end of 2020, the consortium will produce official documents detailing the plans to the sport regulator FIFA. Reportedly, the countries have selected slogan “Three Nations, One Goal" for the collaboration. The 2023 edition will be hosted by New Zealand and Australia.
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