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ISL: Roy Krishna Scores Winner As ATK Mohun Bagan Defeat Jamshedpur FC 1-0 | Football News

After a cagey affair threatened to end in a goalless draw, Roy Krishna's late strike (85') was the difference as ATK Mohun Bagan defeated Jamshedpur FC 1-0 in the Indian Super League (ISL) at the Fatorda Stadium on Sunday. The win propelled ATKMB to the top of the ISL table and also into the playoffs. Mumbai City FC, who ATKMB displaced at the top of the table by two points, have a game in hand. The result also meant that Jamshedpur's chances of making it to the playoffs are all but over. The first half was a cagey affair with both teams adopting a rather cautious approach. ATKMB though soon took the upper hand. They had a penalty shout as early as ...
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La Liga: Real Madrid Finding Rhythm After Strolling Past Valencia | Football News

Real Madrid appear to be gaining momentum ahead of the Champions League knockout stage, with a 2-0 win over Valencia on Sunday putting them back within sight of La Liga leaders Atletico Madrid. Valencia were in the last 16 of Europe's premier tournament last season too but their plummet from the elite was exposed by Zinedine Zidane's team, who strolled to victory at the Alfredo di Stefano Stadium. Karim Benzema and Toni Kroos had Madrid two up at half-time while left-back Ferland Mendy stabbed in a third that was ruled out for offside. Such was Madrid's comfort, Zidane was able to withdraw key players in the second half.  There was certainly never a...
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Pakistan vs South Africa, 3rd T20I: Pakistan Beat South Africa By Four Wickets, Win Series 2-1 | Cricket News

Pakistan beat South Africa by four wickets in the T20I series decider on Sunday.© AFP Pakistan beat South Africa by four wickets in the third and final Twenty20 international in Lahore on Sunday, taking the three-match series 2-1. Chasing a target of 165 to win, Pakistan romped home in 18.4 overs after David Miller had blasted an unbeaten 85 off 45 balls to lift South Africa to 164-8 in 20 overs. Pakistan won...
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Arjun Tendulkar Hits 26-Ball 77, Takes 3 Wickets To Help MIG Cricket Club Win Big In Police Shield Tournament | Cricket News

Arjun Tendulkar scored 77 runs and picked up three wickets in a club match on Sunday.© Twitter Arjun Tendulkar, son of legendary cricketer Sachin Tendulkar, displayed his all-round brilliance to help MIG Cricket Club post a huge win in Police Shield Cricket Tournament on Sunday. Arjun smashed 77 runs off just 26 deliveries in an innings studded with eight maximums and five boundaries. The 21-year-old was also...
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Manchester United’s Premier League Title Bid Damaged By West Brom Draw | Football News

Manchester United squandered a chance to put pressure on Premier League leaders Manchester City, as Bruno Fernandes' equaliser spared their blushes in a 1-1 draw at struggling West Bromwich Albion on Sunday. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side were rocked by Mbaye Diagne's second-minute opener for Albion at the Hawthorns. Portugal midfielder Fernandes levelled just before half-time, with his 19th goal of the season in all competitions. But United were unable to find a way to break down second-bottom Albion again, and had to settle for a third damaging draw in their last four league matches. They moved above Leicester into second place, but sit seven points ...
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WHO Team Finds Signs Of Wider Covid Outbreak In Wuhan In Dec 2019: Report

The WHO team spent four weeks in China looking into the origins of the COVID-19 outbreakWashington: Investigators from the World Health Organisation (WHO) looking into the origins of coronavirus in China have discovered that signs of the outbreak were much wider in Wuhan in December 2019 than previously thought, CNN reported.The investigators are urgently seeking access to hundreds and thousands of blood samples from the city that China has not so far let them examine.The lead investigator for the WHO mission, Peter Ben Embarek, told CNN in a wide-ranging interview that the mission had found several signs of the more wide-ranging 2019 spread, including establishing for the first time there were over a dozen strains of the virus in Wuhan already in December.The team, which arrived in Chi...
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UK Eyes Next Phase In Vaccine Rollout As 15 Million Get Jabs

UK now has one of the highest proportions of people vaccinated against the virus in the world.London: Britain was preparing Sunday to move to the next phase of its coronavirus vaccination programme, as it neared a target of inoculating 15 million of the most vulnerable people.The country will start administering vaccines from Monday to those aged between 65 and 69 and the clinically vulnerable to Covid-19, with almost 1.2 million already invited to book their jabs, the state-run National Health Service (NHS) said.The step comes after the government was set to meet its aim to have offered vaccinations to the top four priority groups of around 15 million people by the end of this week.That comprises all over-70s, care home residents and staff, NHS workers and the extremely clinically vuln...
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India To Bid For Chess Olympiad; All India Chess Federation To Start League | Chess News

The All India Chess Federation (AICF) on Sunday decided to bid for the next available edition of the Olympiad, while also announcing the starting of a high-profile Indian Chess League this year. The newly elected AICF president Sanjay Kapoor unveiled a blueprint to turn the country into a chess superpower, at a press conference after the federation conducted its Annual General Meeting (AGM). "We want India to become the chess destination for the world. We have drawn out a detailed plan to achieve this goal," Kapoor said.  He said a "foolproof" bid would soon be prepared for the Olympiad as and when the process begins. "For a long time, we have been ...
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चीन का विरोध: म्यांमार में चीन की एम्बेसी के सामने प्रदर्शन, शर्म करो चीन और तख्तापलट बंद करो जैसे नारे लगे

Hindi NewsInternationalMyanmar Coup Updates| Protester Chants Shame On You China; Myanmar Military Dictatorship UpdatesAds से है परेशान? बिना Ads खबरों के लिए इनस्टॉल करें दैनिक भास्कर ऐपनेपितॉ/यांगून7 मिनट पहलेकॉपी लिंकरविवार को म्यांमार के यांगून में चीन की एम्बेसी के सामने विरोध प्रदर्शन करते लोग। इनका आरोप है कि म्यांमार में सैन्य तख्तापलट की साजिश चीन ने ही सची।म्यांमार में चुनी हुई सरकार के तख्तापलट को 14 दिन बीत चुके हैं। यहां के लोगों में जितना गुस्सा अपने देश की सेना के खिलाफ है, उतना ही चीन के खिलाफ भी। तीन दिन में दूसरी बार यहां चीनी सरकार के खिलाफ विरोध प्रदर्शन हुए। लोगों ने- शर्म करो चीन के नारे लगाए। करीब 12 हजार लोगों ने यांगून में चीनी एम्बेसी के सामने प्रदर्शन किया। हालांकि, फौज ने बहुत कम लोगों को एम्बेसी एरिया के पास जाने दिया।फौज की मदद कर रहा है चीनन्यूज एजेंसी के ...
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“The 3 Who Never Fail To Make Me Smile”: Obama’s Valentine’s Day Pic

Barack Obama tweeted this photo with the caption "Happy Valentine's Day"New Delhi: Former US president Barack Obama tweeted Valentine's Day greetings to his family on Sunday. Taking to Twitter, the former president shared an undated picture of him with his wife Michelle Obama, daughters Malia Ann Obama and Sasha Obama."Happy Valentine's Day to the three who never fail to make me smile. Your dazzling light makes everything brighter," he tweeted.Happy Valentine's Day to the three who never fail to make me smile. Your dazzling light makes everything brighter. pic.twitter.com/fMcdwf2j20— Barack Obama (@BarackObama) February 14, 2021In the picture, the former president is seen standing in the centre between Michelle Obama and his elder daughter Malia Obama. His younger daughter Sasha Obama i...