tiruchy l monday l June 14, 2021 l `7.00 l PAGES 28 l late city EDITION djokovic beats tsitsipas in five sets to win 19th major Novak Djokovic is now just one behind Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal in the number of Grand Slam titles won after beating Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-7, 2-6, 6-3, 6-2, 6-4 on Sunday. Novak Djokovic novak joins laver, emerson in elite club krejcikova wins doubles crown too Novak Djokovic has become just the third man in the game’s history after Rod Laver and Roy Emerson to win all four of the Grand Slams twice. He is the first in the Open Era to achieve the feat. The Serbian bounced back from two sets down in the final of a Grand Slam for the first time in his career, having lost on five previous occasions. ■ ■ French Open singles champion Barbora Krejcikova completed a double as she won the women’s doubles with fellow Czech teammate Katerina Siniakova on Sunday It came just 24 hours after Krejcikova beat Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova to win her maiden Grand Slam singles title TWO number of french open titles won by novak djokovic CHENNAI ■ MADURAI ■ VIJAYAWADA ■ BENGALURU ■ KOCHI ■ HYDERABAD ■ VISAKHAPATNAM ■ COIMBATORE ■ KOZHIKODE ■ THIRUVANANTHAPURAM ■ BELAGAVI ■ BHUBANESWAR ■ SHIVAMOgGA ■ MANGALURU ■ TIRUPATI ■ TIRUCHY ■ TIRUNELVELI ■ SAMBALPUR ■ HUBBALLI ■ DHARMAPURI ■ KOTTAYAM ■ KANNUR ■ VILLUPURAM ■ KOLLAM ■ WARANGAL ■ TADEPALLIGUDEM ■ NAGAPATTINAM ■ THRISSUR ■ KALABURAGI Better bet for Global South than China: G7 Modi push for vax patent waiver gets support mal coal power generation by the end of 2021”. Addressing an outreach sesLeaders of the Group of Sev- sion, Prime Minister Narendra en (G7) nations on Sunday Modi, while urging the G7 to wrapped up their in-person demonstrate leadership, sought summit, sending out the mes- their strong support for India sage that international cooper- and South Africa’s proposal for ation is back on the front burn- patent waiver for Covid vacer and that they are a better cines at the WTO. South Africa’s Presifriend of poorer nadent Ramaphosa echtions than authoritaroed Modi’s call. Ausian China. tralian premier Scott T heir pledg e of Morrison referred to more than 1 billion his conversation with coronavirus vaccine Modi earlier and exdoses to poorer napressed his strong suptions and promises of port for the patent support for global Natural ally, waiver. Director Genhealth, green energy, says PM eral of the WTO, Dr infrastructure and education, were tailored Modi said India is Okonjo Iweala, and UN to underscore their su- a natural ally for Secretary General Anthe G7 and its tonio Guterres were periority over China’s partners in on the same page, inoutreach. defending formed P Harish, addiOn climate change, they launched a ‘Build democracy, free- tional secretary in the Back Better (B3B) Part- dom of thought foreign office. Modi addressed nership’ plan that and liberty from threats stemthree sessions. The promises funds for inming from discussions were on frastructure to accelerate the global shift to authoritarianism, three broad tracks: renewable energy It’s terror, extremism health, vaccines and . and economic recovery from Covid; a direct counter to Chicoercion climate change; and na’s Belt and Road iniopen societies and tiative that has increased its clout and landed open economies. On climate change, Modi called for collecmany nations in a debt trap. The final communique, while tive action, saying that this reiterating their position on challenge cannot be addressed eliminating inefficient fossil in silos. He recalled India’s fuel subsidies by 2025, commit- achievements on climate action ted them to an “end to new di- and said it is the only G20 counrect government support for try on track to meet its Paris unabated international ther- commitments, Harish said. Express News Service @ New Delhi Eriksen had cardiac arrest, was gone: Doc A s s o c i at e d p r e s s @ Copenhagen DENMARK’S team doctor said Sunday that Christian Eriksen’s heart stopped and that “he was gone” before being resuscitated with a defibrillator at the European Championship. Eriksen collapsed during Denmark’s opening Euro 2020 group game against Finland on Saturday and was given lengthy medical treatment before regaining consciousness. “He was gone. And we did cardiac resuscitation. And it was cardiac arrest,” said team doctor M o r t e n Boesen, who led the work in giving Eriksen treatment on the field. “How close were we? I don’t know. We got him back after one defib. That’s quite fast.” Eriksen was in stable condition at a Copenhagen hospital and had spoken to teammates via video link on Sunday team officials said. , Boesen said it was still unclear what caused the midfielder’s collapse. “I’m not cardiologist, so the details about why it happened and further, I will leave to the experts,” he said. Full coverage: P11 WITH THIS ISSUE THE ESSENTIAL CAMPUS DIGEST YOUR LIFE COACH 28 PAGES, INCLUDING 16 OF edex (TABLOID) Jab allocation inversely proportional to population Sana S h a k i l @ New Delhi Amid reports of people from big cities making a beeline for smaller towns to get inoculated, an analysis CoWIN portal data by TNIE found vaccine allocation has been inversely proportional to population in several states. For instance, Meerut in UP, Hooghly and Howrah in West Bengal, Pune in Maharashtra, Alwar in Rajasthan and Panipat in Haryana received more doses than districts with high- er population in their respective states. In Meerut, a tier-2 city located 100 kms from Delhi and considered a part of the National Capital Region (NCR), 7.35 lakh doses were administered in a population of 34.43 lakh. However, there are at least 20 districts in UP with higher population that received lesser allocation. Take Sultanpur and Hardoi for example. The two districts have significantly larger population, but received only a third of the dose allocated to Meerut. stalin urges modi to stop works on Hydrocarbon E x p r e s s n e w s s e r v i c e @ Chennai A few days after the Union Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas invited bids for oil and gas fields in Vadatheru block in Pudukottai district, Chief Minister MK Stalin on Sunday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi urging him to drop the proposal. In another bid to protect federalism, Stalin also requested the Prime Minister to direct the Union government officials to consult the State government before bringing any area in the State for auctions in future for hydrocarbon exploration and extraction. The area identified for auction falls in the Cauvery basin and also in the Protected Agricultural Zone declared by the State government, under the Tamil Nadu Protected Agricultural Zone Development Act, 2020. This legislation prohibits any new exploration, drilling, and extraction of oil and natural gas and other similar hydrocarbons from the Protected Agriculture Zone, said Stalin in his letter to the Prime Minister. Given the pivotal role played by the region in the agrarian economy Stalin said the Cauvery , basin is the bedrock of the State’s food security . He added that this ecologically-fragile zone supports the livelihood of millions of farmers and farm workers. P3 Authorities say the situation is similar in Bulandshahar, another UP district adjoining Delhi. According to Bulandshahar district immunisation officer Dr Rohitash Yadav, the trend is most visible in vaccination centers at Khurja, Sikandarabad and Anupshahr. “Almost 15-20% beneficiaries in these three towns are actually from Delhi, Ghaziabad and Gautam Buddha Nagar. Owing to shortage of slots in their areas, they booked slots here,” he said. The status is similar in Al- war, another city falling within the NCR. It reported over 11 lakh vaccinations, which is the second highest in Rajasthan af- NATIONWIDE june 12 june 13 Fresh cases 84,332 Recoveries Deaths 1,21,311 1,32,062 4,002 3,303 80,834 June 12 31,67,961 doses June 13 34,84,239 doses Total doses: 25,31,95,048 Jab-o-meter Take your shot ter Jaipur. And Alwar is not the most populous of Rajasthan’s 33 districts. Another example of this disparity was recorded in Pune. The city received 33 lakh doses against a population of nearly 94 lakh, but bigger agglomerates like Thane (over 1.1 crore population) received only 19.21 lakh doses. (With inputs from Rajesh Asnani@ Jaipur Pranob Mondal , @ Kolkata, Anurag Thakur @ Lucknow, Rajesh Thakur @ Patna & Sudhir Suryavanshi @ Mumbai) More relaxations from today in State No interdistrict transport The government extended the restriction on inter-district transportation till June 21 except for medical emergencies and death rituals. Wedding attendees are still not allowed to travel between districts, revealed the G.O. express news service @ Chennai Tea shops will be allowed to function in 27 of the 38 districts in Tamil Nadu from Monday between 6 am and 5 pm, but only takeaways will be permitted. Chief Minister Stalin made this announcement on Sunday while adding more , relaxations for the lockdown that will come into effect in the 27 districts, where the Covid cases have been showing a downward curve. Sweet and snack stalls will be allowed, but only for takeaways, and between 8 am and 2 pm. In a statement, Stalin said in view of the drop in Covid-19 cases, the government has decided to allow more relaxations, except in the 11 districts where the caseloads are still heavy. The 11 districts are: Coimbatore, Nilgiris, Nagapattinam, Mayiladuthurai, Tiruppur, Erode, Salem, Karur, Namakkal, T hanjavur, and Tiruvarur. In the tea shops, takeaways will not be allowed in plastic containers. Consuming tea in and around the shops is not allowed, the CM said. tamil nadu june 12 june 13 Fresh cases 15,108 14,016 Recoveries Deaths 27,463 374 25,895 267 Similarly, Common Service Centre (e-sevai), run by Tamil Nadu Arasu Cable TV Corporation Limited (TNCTV), Tamil Nadu e-Governance Agency (TNeGA), and other agencies are also permitted to function from Monday for providing government services to the public. “Construction works had already been permitted. To distribute the salaries for workers and to make payment for construction materials, offices of construction companies are permitted to run with 50 per cent staff,” added Stalin. Tasmac liquor shops are also allowed to function between 10 am and 5 pm in the 27 districts.
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