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Sports

ISL: FC Goa Come From Behind To Draw 1-1 Against ATK Mohun Bagan | Football News

A late equaliser by youngster Ishan Pandita locked out a fitting 1-1 draw between FC Goa and ATK Mohun Bagan in the Indian Super League (ISL) at the Fatorda Stadium on Sunday. Substitute Pandita's goal came in the 85th minute after a 75th-minute free-kick from Edu Garcia had put ATKMB ahead. Co-incidentally Pandita had similar fortunes as this when he scored the winner for Goa against Hyderabad coming on as a substitute. Both teams played out an exciting and evenly fought match which witnessed both teams ride on near goals, trading missed opportunities. The first half played itself out in predictable terms. Goa dominated possession -- they had 62 pe...
India

Ram Mandir Trust Receives Rs 100 Crore Donation: Official

Ram temple in Ayodhya will be built using domestic funds collected from the general public (File)New Delhi: Shree Ram Janmabhoomi Teerth Kshetra has received a donation around Rs 100 crores, said General Secretary of Shri Ram Janmabhoomi Teerth Kshetra Trust Champat Rai on Sunday.While speaking to ANI, Mr Rai said, "The data has not reached to the headquarters till now but we have got a report from our karyakartas, that they have received a donation for around Rs 100 crores for this noble cause."The Shri Ram Janmbhoomi Teerth Kshetra trust is conducting a mass contact and contribution campaign for the construction of the grand temple in Ayodhya which began on January 15 and will go on till February 27.The Ram Janmabhoomi Teertha Kshetra Trust was set up in accordance with the Supreme Co...
Sports

Sheffield United vs Tottenham: “Incredible” Tanguy Ndombele Shines As Tottenham Hotspur Move Back Into Title Race | Football News

Jose Mourinho hailed "incredible" Tanguy Ndombele as Tottenham climbed back into the Premier League title race thanks to the French midfielder's stunning strike in a 3-1 win against Sheffield United on Sunday. Mourinho's side took an early lead through a rare goal from Ivory Coast defender Serge Aurier. Harry Kane's 19th goal of the season -- the England captain's fourth in his last six games -- increased Tottenham's advantage before half-time. David McGoldrick got one back for United in the second half, but Ndombele's sublime lob wrapped up the points at Bramall Lane.The wonder-goal was the latest sign of Ndombele turning his Tottenham career aroun...
World

Kremlin Critic, Who Was Poisoned, Arrested After Returning To Russia

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny in a Pobeda airlines plane travelling from Berlin to Moscow.Moscow: Russian police detained Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny at a Moscow airport shortly after he landed on a flight from Berlin, an AFP journalist at the scene said.Navalny's spokeswoman Kira Yarmysh confirmed he had been detained, saying on Twitter: "Alexei was taken away by police officers at the border. With no explanation given."(Except for the headline, this story has not been edited by NDTV staff and is published from a syndicated feed.) Source link
India

Eastern Railways To Begin E-Catering Services At Select Stations Soon

There is demand to resume "healthy, hygienic food" supply on trains, an official said (Representational)Kolkata: Cooked food supply to passengers in trains under e-catering services, which were suspended as a measure to contain the spread of COVID-19, will resume soon in the Eastern Railway (ER) zone, an official said in Kolkata on Sunday.The e-catering services will be restarted soon at Howrah, Sealdah, Kolkata, Durgapur, Asansol, Malda and Bhagalpur stations under the jurisdiction of the ER, he said.There are plans to add Barddhaman, Bolpur and Jamalpur in the list of stations from where the e-catering services are provided, the ER spokesperson said.With the resumption of several long-distance and special trains, there was a growing demand to resume the services for supplying "hot, he...
Sports

AUS vs IND, 4th Test: Will Never Forget This “Special” Day, Says Washington Sundar After Day 3 Heroics | Cricket News

AUS vs IND: Shardul Thakur and Washington Sundar's partnership enabled India to reach the 300-run mark.© AFP After the heroics against Australia on day three of the fourth Test, India's Washington Sundar said it was a very special day and thanked his fans for all the love and wishes. The record-breaking partnership between Shardul Thakur and Sundar pulled India back in the contest on day three of the fourth T...
Sports

India To Host New Zealand With Eye On 2021 T20 World Cup Preparation: Report | Cricket News

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) held its Apex Council Meeting on Sunday in which the board decided to take a call on the domestic season after further discussions with state units. New Zealand will tour India as part of preparations for the 2021 WT20. Speaking to ANI, sources present in the meeting said that while a final call is yet to be taken on the hosting of Ranji Trophy or the Vijay Hazare trophy, it was announced that New Zealand will tour India with an eye on the T20 WC. "We are yet to take a final call on the domestic season and we have to see if we will have the Ranji Trophy or the 50-over format. The state associations di...
India

Ayodhya Mosque Project Begins On Jan 26 With Raising Flag, Planting Trees

The IICF unveiled the design of the new Ayodhya mosque last month.Lucknow: A tree sapling plantation drive and raising of the national flag will mark the formal beginning of the project to construct a mosque at Uttar Pradesh's Ayodhya set to be built following the landmark Supreme Court verdict in the decades-long dispute over its site, officials announced on Saturday.The Indo-Islamic Cultural Foundation (IICF) trust, which will build the mosque on a five-acre plot away from the site where the 14th-century Babri mosque was demolished by Hindu activists in 1992, said it was planning a ceremony to mark the beginning of the project on January 26 at 8:30 am.The nine trustees of the foundation held a meeting on Sunday and said they discussed the programme and issues like the delay in getting...
Sports

Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy: Pondicherry Defeat Mumbai By Six Wickets | Cricket News

Pondicherry's Santhamoorthy scalped five wickets to throttle Mumbai's batting line-up.© Twitter Mumbai's losing streak was extended to four after they suffered a six-wicket defeat at the hands of Pondicherry in the ongoing Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy on Sunday at the Wankhede Stadium. After being asked to bat first, Mumbai witnessed a poor start, with Aditya Tare being sent back to the pavilion in the third over ...
India

Student Leader Of Nitish Kumar’s Party Shot At In Patna

Alok Tejaswi is the president of the youth unit of the party in Patna District Rural. (Representational)Patna (Bihar): Janata Dal (United) student wing leader Alok Tejashwi was allegedly shot at by criminals in Bakhtiarpur area of Patna on Sunday. He has been admitted in a hospital, the police said.His condition is said to be critical. Mr Tejaswi is the president of the youth unit of the party in Patna District Rural.The police have started an investigation in the case. Source link