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FIFA 2018: Portugal, Argentina crash out

Edinson Cavani scored two superb goals as Uruguay beat Portugal to set up a World Cup quarter-final meeting with France. Defeat for the European champions finished Cristiano Ronaldo’s hopes of success in Russia just hours after Lionel Messi and Argentina were knocked out, beaten 4-3 by Les Bleus. Kylian Mbappe ... Read More »

Govt notifies Electoral Bond Scheme 2018

A person being an individual can buy Electoral Bonds, either singly or jointly with other individuals. Only the Political Parties registered under Section 29A of Representation of People Act, 1951 & which secured not less than 1% of the votes polled in last General Election or the Legislative Assembly of ... Read More »

Fifa World Cup 2018: Japan, Columbia reach last 16

Japan lost to Poland in their final World Cup group game – but reached the last 16 by having a better disciplinary record than Senegal. Japan will take on Belgium in the round of 16. Yerry Mina’s second-half header sent Colombia last-16 of the FIFA World Cup at the expense ... Read More »

World Cup 2018: Neymar’s Father Calls For Social Media Truce

Neymar’s father on Sunday called on supporters of the Brazilian star not to get into online disputes with the many critics of his performance so far at the World Cup. “Guys, cool down on social media. Avoid insulting anyone. If you want to support Juninho (Neymar), do it positively,” Neymar Sr ... Read More »

FIFA 2018: Japan stun 10-man Colombia 2-1

Borussia Dortmund attacking midfielder Kagawa scored from the spot as early as in the sixth minute after Colombia’s Carlos Sanchez handled the ball inside the area and was given the marching orders by referee Damir Skomina. Colombia equalised through Juan Quintero, who curled in a free kick into the bottom ... Read More »

FIFA 2018: VAR penalty gives Sweden a narrow win over South Korea

Veteran Swedish skipper Andreas Granqvist scored the only goal of the game from the spot after Viktor Claesson was upended by South Korean substitute Kim Min-woo Kim in the 62nd minute. Despite furious appeals, El Salvadorean referee Joel Aguilar, who had ironically been whistle-happy up until that point, intially waved ... 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 »

Russia 2018: How the World Cup favourites are shaping up

– Brazil – In 2014, Brazil were being widely tipped for success on home soil but their campaign unravelled in spectacular fashion with a 7-1 semi-final defeat to eventual winners Germany. Now the five-time champions look the real deal again. Coach Tite has transformed their fortunes and they are confident ... Read More »

Results of JEE (Advanced) 2018 declared

In 2018, a total of 11279 seats are being offered in the IITs. As in earlier years, supernumerary seats will be created to accommodate foreign candidates along with DS candidates (with a restriction of maximum 2 DS candidates per IIT) who qualify JEE (Advanced) 2018. This year, 800 supernumerary seats ... Read More »

Results of JEE (Advanced) 2018 declared today

In 2018, a total of 11279 seats are being offered in the IITs. As in earlier years, supernumerary seats will be created to accommodate foreign candidates along with DS candidates (with a restriction of maximum 2 DS candidates per IIT) who qualify JEE (Advanced) 2018. This year, 800 supernumerary seats ... Read More »

Yoga enthusiasts in China gear up for IDY 2018

The reverberation of OM and meditative posture seems all too familiar not only in India. In one of the many yoga studios in the port city of Qingdao in China, people of age groups practice yoga together under instructions from an Indian teacher. China like India is rapidly urbanising society, ... Read More »