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Diego Maradona's career, in fact, is a collection of magical little moments on big stages, sometimes with his words and reactions but oftentimes it was the 'leg of God' that did all the talking....
Maradona, widely regarded as one of the world's greatest footballers, died of a heart attack at his home in the outskirts of Buenos Aires....
Diego Maradona had died after suffering a heart attack at his home in the suburbs of Buenos Aires, those close to him confirmed....
As the very severe cyclonic storm Nivar inched closer to the coast, residents of one of the worst hit areas during the 2015 deluge in Chennai found a flyover the safer place to park their cars to avert their vehicles from getting submerged....
Cyclone Nivar landfall tonight: According to the Regional Meteorological Department in Chennai, the weather formation has already intensified into a very severe cyclonic storm....
Flights will not take off or land at the Chennai airport for 12 hours from 7 pm on Wednesday and metro services too will be suspended, authorities said ahead Cyclone Nivar's landfall. Coastal Tamil Nadu and Puducherry are bracing for Cyclone Nivar, which has intensified into a "very severe cyclonic storm" and is barrelling towards the southeast coast. The powerful cyclone is expected to hit the coast, likely near Puducherry, by midnight or early tomorrow, the Met department said. The cyclone could hit the coast between Mamallapuram in Tamil Nadu (which is around 56 km from state capital Chennai) and Karaikal in Puducherry. Nivar has brought with it heavy rain and strong winds in coastal Tamil Nadu and Puducherry. On Tuesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted to assure the Tamil Nadu and Puducherry governments - both have said today is a public holiday - of all possible support. A public holiday has been declared tomorrow in 13 districts of Tamil Nadu, including Chennai, Chief Minister E Palaniswami said....
Flights will not take off or land at the Chennai airport for 12 hours from 7 pm on Wednesday and metro services too will be suspended, authorities said ahead Cyclone Nivar's landfall. Coastal Tamil Nadu and Puducherry are bracing for Cyclone Nivar, which has intensified into a "very severe cyclonic storm" and is barrelling towards the southeast coast. The powerful cyclone is expected to hit the coast, likely near Puducherry, by midnight or early tomorrow, the Met department said. The cyclone could hit the coast between Mamallapuram in Tamil Nadu (which is around 56 km from state capital Chennai) and Karaikal in Puducherry. Nivar has brought with it heavy rain and strong winds in coastal Tamil Nadu and Puducherry. On Tuesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted to assure the Tamil Nadu and Puducherry governments - both have said today is a public holiday - of all possible support. A public holiday has been declared tomorrow in 13 districts of Tamil Nadu, including Chennai, Chief Minister E Palaniswami said....
Coastal Tamil Nadu and Puducherry are bracing for Cyclone Nivar, which has intensified into a "severe cyclonic storm", expected to intensify further and is barrelling towards the southeast coast. The powerful cyclone is likely to hit the coast by midnight or early tomorrow, the Met department said. The cyclone could hit the coast between Mamallapuram in Tamil Nadu (which is around 56 km from state capital Chennai) and Karaikal in Puducherry. Nivar has brought with it heavy rain and strong winds in coastal Tamil Nadu and Puducherry. On Tuesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted to assure the Tamil Nadu and Puducherry governments - both have said today is a public holiday - of all possible support....
Cyclone Nivar, which will likely become a "very severe cyclonic storm", is expected to make landfall this evening between Mamallapuram in Tamil Nadu (which is around 56 km from state capital Chennai) and Karaikal in Puducherry. Nivar will bring extremely heavy rainfall and winds between 120 and 130 km per hour, with gusts of up to 145 km per hour, the Regional Meteorological Centre in Chennai has advised, adding that coastal areas could receive heavy rains till Thursday. On Tuesday Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted to assure the Tamil Nadu and Puducherry governments - both have said today is a public holiday - of all possible support....
Cyclone Nivar, which will likely become a "very severe cyclonic storm", is expected to make landfall today evening between Mamallapuram in Tamil Nadu (which is around 56 km from the state capital Chennai) and Karaikal in Puducherry....
Lewandowski now has 71 goals in the competition and is joint third-best scorer of all time, along with Spaniard Raul, behind Lionel Messi and leader Cristiano Ronaldo....
Cyclone Nivar hurtled into the Puducherry coast late on Wednesday night, uprooting trees and packing strong winds and rains as tens of thousands of people took refuge in shelters. , , , , , , , , ,...
Cyclone Nivar, Weather forecast Today Live News Updates: Almost 1,200 National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) rescue personnel have been deployed in Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh and Puducherry and 800 others are on standby in view of cyclone Nivar....
Rahkeem Cornwall continues to be a valuable asset for the West Indies, but questions about his 'fitness' and 'technique' continue to be thrown at him....
Ambassador of France to India Emmanuel Lenain on Wednesday called upon Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath at his official residence here and had a courtesy meeting, the state government said in a statement issued Lucknow....
The issue of “love jihad” has been UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath’s agenda even before he became chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh and is considered close to his heart. He has never shied away from being vocal about it....
The two-day 80th All India Presiding Officers’ Conference was inaugurated by President Ram Nath Kovind. Chauhan along with several other MPs and other dignitaries from Gujarat were in Kevadia for the inaugural session of the conference....
BJP MP from Kheda Lok Sabha seat in Gujarat, Devusinh Chauhan, tested coronavirus positive on Wednesday afternoon, soon after attending the inaugural ceremony of Speakers' Conference at the Tent City near Kevadia in Narmada district of the state....
Congress veteran Digvijaya Singh on Wednesday expressed deep sorrow over the death of senior party colleague Ahmed Patel and said he has lost a "close and most reliable friend"....
Ahmed Patel: Sonia Gandhi condoles Ahmed Patel's death, says, "I have lost an irreplaceable comrade, a faithful colleague and a friend"...
Senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel, one of Sonia Gandhi's closest political advisers and a top party trouble-shooter, has died at 71. He had been in hospital since his health worsened after a Covid infection....
Seasoned Congress leader Ahmed Patel was paid rich tributes by ex-party chief Rahul Gandhi this morning, hours after he died at a Gurgaon hospital. Sonia Gandhi's top aide - Ahmed Patel - was 71....
Classmates at the Gujarati-medium section of Mission School in the village of around 3,000 people, Abbas Mullah, 71, remembers veteran Congress leader Ahmed Patel as a "shy student", who grew up to be a man of the people – for the village, "their man in Delhi"....
President Ram Nath Kovind on Wednesday said he was distressed to know of the demise of veteran Congress leader Ahmed Patel, whose amiability won him friends across party lines....
Ahmed Patel, the veteran Congress leader who passed away today due to covid-related complications, was the man the Congress and especially its president Sonia Gandhi relied on for decades to run the grand old party....
Fadnavis said while Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been working in the interest of the poor amid the pandemic, the Maharashtra government had failed to even extend help of “one paisa” to the people....
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to lay the foundation stone for a new Parliament building in the first half of December, sources said....
Senior BJP leader Devendra Fadnavis on Tuesday said the Shiv Sena "softened" its stand on "love jihad" after it formed a government with the NCP and Congress in Maharashtra last year....
Football great Diego Maradona’s death triggered an outpouring of emotional tributes, with his friends and admirers expressing sorrow and surprise. Maradona died on Wednesday age 60 of a heart attack,...
Maradona had recently battled health issues and underwent emergency surgery for a subdural haematoma several weeks ago....
The Supreme Court on Wednesday sought to know from the Centre, the individual status of 615 serving Short Service Commission (SSC) women officers in Indian Army, out of whom 422 have been found fit on merit for the grant of permanent commission....
The petition, filed by lawyers Archana Pathak Dave and Chitrangda Rastravara on behalf of Lt Colonel Ashu Yadav and 10 other petitioners, will be taken up in court on Wednesday....
Vijay Kumar Sinha, the NDA candidate for the Speaker's post in the Bihar Assembly, sailed through today after a united opposition forced elections for the post after a gap of 51 years....
During the selection of House Speaker, the Rashtriya Janata Party (RJD) members created a ruckus and opposed the selection through voice vote, citing the presence of members of the legislative council....
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday asked states to develop a state-specific export strategy and reviewed development projects worth Rs 1.41 lakh crore spread across 10 states and union territories....
Cautioning against laxity in the fight against the virus and attributing the recent surge in positive cases to “widespread carelessness”, Modi told Chief Ministers to work towards bringing the positivity rate under 5 per cent and the fatality rate under 1 per cent....
Narendra Modi warned against any laxity in fighting the pandemic and called for measures to reduce the positivity and fatality rates....
West Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh has alleged that his party workers on their way to attend a rally in Birbhum district were attacked by Trinamool Congress activists, and asked his partymen to carry bamboo sticks while coming out on the street to "strike back when needed"....
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee in a message to disgruntled TMC leaders said she is aware of those in touch with the opposition camp and differences among individuals should not lead to any misunderstanding about the party....
Accusing the BJP of trying to poach TMC MLAs by attempting to bribe them, Banerjee, without naming anyone, said some people are acting as fence-sitters who are under the illusion that the saffron party might come to power in the state....
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday launched her campaign for next year's assembly elections with a public rally in the state's Bankura, saying that she would win even if locked up in jail and accused the BJP of offering money to Trinamool Congress MLAs to switch sides....
West Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh on Wednesday said the state has turned into "second Kashmir" as terrorists are being arrested every day and illegal bomb-making factories are being unearthed every next day....
Madhya Pradesh has drawn up a draft bill to punish "Love Jihad", which provides for a 10-year jail term for people marrying with the aim of religious conversion. The religious clerics solemnizing such a marriage would have to face jail too, for them the term is five years, state minister Narottam Mishra said reporters today after chairing a meeting where the draft of the Dharma Swatantrata Bill 2020 was finalised....
“Those getting the conversion done in violation of the provisions of the proposed law would have to face jail term of up to 10 years,” said a government statement. If it is found that the conversion is done “forcibly, through atrocity or cheating”, the offence will be non-bailable....
MHA Covid-19 Guidelines & rules: The guidelines come as states/UTs such as Maharashtra and Delhi have registered a spike in Covid cases due to the increased footfall in public places during the festival season....
The central government on Wednesday asked states to step up efforts to contain coronavirus cases especially in areas where a spike has been reported in recent weeks. Issuing a set of guidelines that will be effective from December 1, the Home Ministry suggested measures including local restrictions such as night curfews, stricter enforcement of containment zones and encouraging "Covid-appropriate" behaviour....
The central government on Wednesday asked states to step up efforts to contain coronavirus cases especially in areas where a spike has been reported in recent weeks. Issuing a set of guidelines that will be effective from December 1, the Home Ministry suggested measures including local restrictions such as night curfews, stricter enforcement of containment zones and encouraging "Covid-appropriate" behaviour....
The luncheon meeting of Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh and Navjot Sidhu -- his biggest rival and critic within the party -- has given rise to speculation that the cricketer-turned-politician might be offered a seat in the cabinet again....
Sidhu had lunch at Amarinder’s farm house in Parol village near Chandigarh before leaving for Amritsar. Sources privy to the meeting said both the leaders discussed how to take the farmers agitation forward....
Warner Bros. recently announced that the ninth instalment in the DC Extended Universe will release in theatres and HBO Max simultaneously...
Helmed by Patty Jenkins, Wonder Woman 1984 stars Gal Gadot, Kristen Wiig and Chris Pine in pivotal roles. The film was earlier scheduled to release on October 2 but was delayed due to the coronavirus outbreak....
Senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel, who died today at 71 after battling COVID-19, was one of the key strategists of the Congress since the time of former Prime Ministers Indira Gandhi and Rajiv Gandhi....
Underlining that none of the three organs of the State can claim to be supreme as only the Constitution is paramount, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Wednesday said some court verdicts gave a distinct impression of the judiciary's overreach....
Addressing the 80th All India Presiding Officers' Conference on "Harmonious Coordination between Legislature, Executive and Judiciary - Key to Vibrant Democracy", Naidu said harmony lies in each organ doing its job without interfering with that of the others....
The 'Big Three' was a concept where India, Australia and England were supposed to earn the lion's share of the global body's revenue....
Barclay was NZC's representative on the ICC board, but will step down from his role with NZC to lead the global governing body....
The police had on Tuesday said legal action would be taken against the protesting farmers if they come to the city for any gathering amid the COVID-19 pandemic outbreak....
The Delhi Police on Wednesday asserted that it has rejected all requests received from various farmer organisations to protest in the national capital against the Centre's new farm laws....
The Centre on Tuesday said it has invited farmer unions from Punjab for the second round of ministerial talks on December 3 to resolve differences over the new agriculture laws....
The ban on reporting details of a criminal case involving illegal land deals in Andhra Pradesh's Amaravati by influential people was removed by the Supreme Court today in a major victory for the Jagan Mohan Reddy government. The state government had pleaded against a High Court order in September restraining the media from reporting on an FIR filed over the buying of land in Amaravati six years ago by those privy to the decision to make it the state capital....
The Andhra Pradesh High Court had restrained the media from reporting an FIR filed by the AP anti-corruption bureau against a former legal officer and others over land purchase in Amaravati....
Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah has strongly denied administration's claims that his residence in Jammu stands on illegally grabbed land. "I have purchased every inch of land where my house was built in 1998. Falsehood is being unleashed to defame me," Mr Abdullah told NDTV after a list from the administration naming encroachers was made public last evening. The administration came up with the additional list after directions from the High Court to produce a list of beneficiaries under the Roshni land scheme of 1996, which has now been scrapped. Calling it a "Rs 25,000 crore land scam", then Governor of Jammu and Kashmir, Satyapal Malik, had repealed the Roshni Act in 2018....
Denying the allegations, the National Conference on Tuesday said, "The news attributed to sources that Dr Farooq Abdullah is a beneficiary of the Roshni Act is completely false and is being spread with malicious intent....
Coronavirus: Punjab imposes night curfew from 10 pm-5am in all cities, towns from December 1-15, doubles fine for not wearing masks...
Kristen Stewart, who stars in the film, and is bisexual, says she’s astounded it’s taken this long for a major studio to get behind such a project...
In Happiest Season, Kristen Stewart plays Abby, who’s been in a relationship with Harper (Mackenzie Davis) for more than a year when Harper invites her to her family home for Christmas. On the way there, Harper reveals that her parents don’t know she’s gay....
Dynamite, which released on August 21, is the group’s first full-fledged English language single and their career’s first Billboard Hot 100 No. 1 hit....
Since their debut in 2013, the seven-member BTS band has been at the forefront of South Korean pop music, recently notching their first ever number one hit single on the Billboard charts with “Dynamite”....
A day after the government blocked 43 more mobile apps, mostly Chinese, for activities that are "prejudicial to sovereignty and integrity of India, defence of India, security of state and public order", China has said it "resolutely opposes" the move to block more apps, news agency Reuters reported....
"This action was taken based on the inputs regarding these apps for engaging in activities which are prejudicial to sovereignty and integrity of India, defence of India, security of state and public order," the statement read....
Patel had tested positive for Covid-19 on October 1. He was battling with post-infection related complications and was admitted to the Intensive Care Unit of Medanta Hospital in Gurgaon....
PM condoles death of Congress's Ahmed Patel, says, "his role in strengthening the Congress party would always be remembered"...
The submissions were made before Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Ravindra Pandey, who had urged lawyers for both Ramani and Akbar to consider settling the defamation case since the offence was compoundable in nature....
Former minister MJ Akbar and journalist Priya Ramani on Tuesday refused any settlement between them in a criminal defamation complaint filed by him against her....
YouTube today confirmed that it has suspended right-wing cable channel One America News Network (OAN or OANN for short). The penalty comes after a violation of YouTube’s stated COVID-19 misinformation guidelines. As a result, the network will be barred from posting new videos for a week, while its …...