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Mbappe makes history as France battle into World Cup last 16

France, one of the pre-tournament favourites, join Uruguay and hosts Russia in the knockout rounds with one group game to go. Paris Saint-Germain forward Mbappe — aged 19 years and 183 days — underlined his rich talent and claimed his place in the French record books when he poked home ... Read More »

Argentina on brink of World Cup exit after Croatia drubbing

Second-half goals from Ante Rebic, Luka Modric and Ivan Rakitic sealed a deserved victory as a poor Argentina were left on the brink of a humiliating first round exit on Thrusday. The Group D defeat means Argentina have just one point from two games, meaning they will probably have to ... Read More »

Yoga world record created in coaching hub of Kota

Yoga guru Ramdev conducted the yoga session attended by Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje, ministers, officers and local people at RAC ground in the presence of two officials from the Guinness World Records. After the Yoga session, the officials presented the Guinness World Records certificate mentioning The largest yoga lesson was ... Read More »

On World Refugee Day, looking at the UN records of refugees

The current figure of refugees is equivalent to the entire population of Thailand, and the number of people forcibly displaced equates to one in every 110 persons worldwide, it said. By the end of 2017, the number was nearly three million higher than the previous year and showed a 50-per-cent increase ... Read More »

THE “OSCARS” OF THE FOOD WORLD

Top chefs are due to attend the event at which the annual ranking of the world’s best restaurants is announced. New York’s ‘Eleven Madison Park’ won first place in 2017 while Denmark’s ‘Noma’ has been crowned best restaurant four times.The Best 50 list, which was launched in 2002, has gained ... Read More »

WORLD’S FIRST KNOWN MANTA RAY NURSERY DISCOVERED

Located in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Texas at US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)’s Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary, the juvenile manta ray habitat is the first of its kind to be described in a scientific study. Joshua Stewart, a PhD candidate at Scripps ... Read More »

World’s oldest Sumatran orangutan, Puan, dies at 62

Puan — Indonesian for “lady” — died at Perth Zoo, where she had lived since being gifted by Malaysia in 1968. “She did so much for the colony at Perth Zoo and the survival of her species,” said primate supervisor Holly Thompson. “Apart from being the oldest member of our ... Read More »

World Cup holders Germany crash to Mexico defeat

The highly-rated PSV Eindhoven forward struck the winner on 35 minutes after a blistering counter-attack at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow as Mexico beat Germany for just the second time in history. Germany’s preparations for the tournament were plagued by poor results and controversy, and their problems were magnified in ... Read More »

India is fastest growing economy in the world: President Kovind

President Ram Nath Kovind stated that Indian diaspora has an emotional connect with India and they will continue to make their contribution towards the development of India. He also lauded the role of Indian community as cultural ambassadors in different countries. He was addressing the people of Indian origin settled ... Read More »

Troubled Germany look to make World Cup statement against Mexico

While Manuel Neuer finally won his lengthy fitness battle after more than eight months out, Mesut Ozil and Ilkay Gundogan were jeered by Germany fans in recent friendlies after posing for a photograph alongside Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Real Madrid midfielder Toni Kroos said what is discussed on talk ... Read More »

Poulsen winner for Denmark ruins Peru’s World Cup return

Poulsen made amends for conceding a first-half penalty that was awarded after the referee consulted the VAR system, but which Peru midfielder Christian Cueva blasted over the crossbar. With France having beaten Australia 2-1 in Kazan earlier in Group C, RB Leipzig’s Poulsen showed great finishing to hit the winner ... Read More »

FIFA 2018: Shellshocked Spain face Portugal in early World Cup treat

Egyptian fans, meanwhile, will hold their breath to see if prolific Liverpool striker Mohamed Salah really has recovered from the shoulder injury he suffered in the Champions League final as the Pharaohs take on Uruguay. But after host nation Russia’s rousing 5-0 win over Saudi Arabia in the tournament opener, ... Read More »

Russia dazzles as FIFA World Cup 2018 begins today

They are eager to show their breathtakingly beautiful city to the world, befittingly enough, through the ‘Beautiful Game’s’ quadrennial showpiece. For some, the 2018 FIFA World Cup, starting Thursday, is President Vladimir Putin’s equivalent of China’s 2008 Beijing Olympic Games. And the hosts are waiting for their guests as they ... Read More »

FIFA World Cup 2018: A look at all the venues

Spread over 1,800 miles from the exclave of Kaliningrad on the coast of the Baltic Sea to Ekaterinburg, at the base of the Ural mountains, 12 stadiums across Russia will host the 64 matches that comprise the 2018 FIFA World Cup. The largest venue is also one of the newest ... Read More »

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