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Bundesliga: Bayern Munich Seven Points Clear After 4-0 Win Over Schalke | Football News

Bayern Munich opened up a seven-point lead at the top of the Bundesliga with a 4-0 win at bottom side Schalke 04 on Sunday as Robert Lewandowski scored for the eighth straight league game. Thomas Mueller claimed the first of his two goals with a header before Lewandowski netted from a tight angle midway through the second half for his 23rd goal in his 17th Bundesliga match this season. Bayern then scored twice in the final two minutes, with a second Mueller header before David Alaba smashed in a long-range shot in the 90th minute."We have had a few big points this week - even when we don't overrun the opposition," Mueller told Sky, referring to Baye...
Sports

La Liga: Frenkie De Jong Steers Barcelona To Elche Win Without Suspended Lionel Messi | Football News

Barcelona won again without the suspended Lionel Messi on Sunday, as goals from Frenkie de Jong and Riqui Puig were enough to secure a scruffy 2-0 win over Elche in La Liga. De Jong poked the ball over the line just before half-time at the Martinez Valero, which would have proved a suitably scrappy winner before Puig came off the bench to head in a second late on. Despite an uninspiring performance, Ronald Koeman will be relieved to see Barca make it two consecutive victories without Messi and since their loss in the Spanish Super Cup final last weekend to Athletic Bilbao, after an extra-time victory over Cornella in midweek. Messi is still serving ...
India

AAP Punjab MLAs To Move Towards Delhi On Tractors To Support Farmers

Farmers will hold a tratcor rally in Delhi on Republic Day.Chandigarh: All MLAs of the Aam Aadmi Party in Punjab will move towards Delhi on tractors from Shambhu at Punjab-Haryana border on Monday to support the tractor parade of farmers on Republic Day, said the party's state unit."All MLAs of Aam Aadmi Party will move towards Delhi on tractors collectively from Shambhu border to support the tractor parade of farmers," the party said in a statement.Due to heavy traffic on the main roads across Punjab, AAP MLAs will leave for Delhi from their respective constituencies, it said.Earlier in the day, the Delhi police gave formal permission for the tractor rally by farmers on January 26. Special Commissioner of Police, Intelligence in Delhi Police, Dependra Pathak on Sunday said that three r...
World

Israel Opens Embassy In UAE, Will “Advance” Relations: Foreign Ministry

The Israeli embassy in the UAE will advance relations between the countries, Israel said. (File)Jerusalem: Israel opened an embassy in the United Arab Emirates, its foreign ministry said Sunday, in a historic move four months after the Jewish state and the Gulf country normalised ties."Today the Israeli embassy in Abu Dhabi has officially been opened, with the arrival of the mission head Eitan Naeh," the ministry said in a statement."The Israeli embassy in the United Arab Emirates will advance relations between the countries on all levels."(Except for the headline, this story has not been edited by NDTV staff and is published from a syndicated feed.) Source link
India

Mumbai Blasts Convict Arrested For Allegedly Peddling Drugs In Madhya Pradesh

Mumbai Blasts Convict Arrested For Allegedly Peddling Drugs. (Representational)Indore: A 1993 Mumbai serial blasts convict and a person held and acquitted in connection with the murder of T-Series founder Gulshan Kumar were among three people arrested on Sunday in Indore in Madhya Pradesh for allegedly peddling drugs, police said.An official said the three were held from different places here as part of the probe into the seizure of Rs 70 crore worth of MDMA, a psychoactive drug, also known as ecstasy in street lingo, on January 5."Mumbai resident Ayub Ibrahim Qureshi (55), Wasim Khan alias Babuji (50) from Nashik and a local resident Gaurav Puri (36) were arrested today. Qureshi served five years after being convicted in the 1993 Mumbai blasts.Khan was arrested in connection with the 1...
Sports

ISL: Bengaluru FC Score Late Equaliser To Hold Odisha FC To 1-1 Draw | Football News

Erik Paartalu scored a late equaliser as Bengaluru FC held Odisha FC to a 1-1 draw in an Indian Super League match on Sunday. Paartalu struck in the 82nd minute after Diego Mauricio had put Odisha in front in the eighth minute. It also turned out to be a battle of goalkeepers on the night, with both of them guarding the posts solidly against relentless press by each side. The Kalinga Warriors were on course for their second win of the season but despite Arshdeep Singh's heroics in goal, a determined BFC finally managed to get an equaliser late in the game.  BFC interim coach Naushad Moosa made no changes to the side that lost against Kerala Blasters...
Career and Education

Applications open for M Phil courses at MKU from January 25 – Times of India

MADURAI: The application portal for M Phil programmes offered by various schools, departments and centres of Madurai Kamaraj University (MKU) will be opened in the university’s official website from January 25. As per a press release from the university, eligible candidates can apply online from January 25 until February 3, 2021 on the official website link: www.mkuniversity.ac.in. There are 40 M Phil programmes offered by the university across various arts, science and commerce subjects. There is no interview conducted for admission to the M Phil courses and it will be based on the merit list of the common entrance test held. Only those who cleared the common entrance test conducted by the university in December 2020 will be eligible to apply. This time, the exam was an AI proctor...
India

Uttar Pradesh Police Arrest 2 Chinese Nationals In Money-Laundering Case

The accused were arrested from Noida, the police said. (Representational)Noida: The Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) of the Uttar Pradesh police said it has arrested two Chinese nationals from Noida for their involvement in a money laundering case.The two, including a woman, had allegedly used forged documents to open bank accounts from which money was used in criminal activities, the ATS said in a statement.The Chinese nationals have been identified as Pochnli Tengli and Xu Xunfu, and they were arrested from Noida in Gautam Buddh Nagar district on Saturday, the ATS said."The UP ATS had earlier got issued Red Corner Notices and Blue Corner Notices against the duo. Both the Chinese nationals were arrested on Saturday on the basis of evidence following an investigation into the money laundering...
World

Protests Against Covid Lockdown In Netherlands Lead To Clashes With Cops

People gather at Amsterdam's Museumplein during a portest against the lockdown.The Hague: Protests against a new curfew to curb the spread of Covid-19 in the Netherlands have degenerated into clashes with police in some locations, authorities and reports said Sunday.Authorities used water cannon and dogs in a square in central Amsterdam, where hundreds of protesters gathered over the curfew that began Saturday, public television NOS reported.In Eindhoven in the country's south, police fired tear gas to disperse a crowd of several hundred, regional television Omroep Brabant reported. At least 30 people were arrested there, police said.A number of vehicles were burned and businesses at Eindhoven's central train station were looted, media reports said.A Covid-19 testing centre was also set...
Career and Education

IIT-H holds E-Summit 2k21 – a pragmatic advent – Times of India

HYDERABAD: The E-Summit 2k21 – a pragmatic advent, an entrepreneurship conclave organised by the Indian Institute of Technology, Hyderabad (IIT-H) concluded on Sunday. solutions. In view of Covid-19 pandemic, the E-summit 2k21 was organized virtually with more than 1,500 registration and 300 participants for the panel discussions. According to a press release issued by IIT-H, on the first day of the E-Summit, TN Hari, human resources head of BigBasket spoke about the importance of asking questions, being crystal clear in the plan and motive of a company and refrain from taking shortcuts, or “jugaad”. On day 2, Omkar Rai, director general of STPI mentioned that people in mass have shown keenness to adopt technology, and have been working to impart education, banking and medicine and t...