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March 3, 2018

Barcelona, Atletico face-off for possible La Liga season decider

Barcelona, March 3: FC Barcelona meet Atletico Madrid in the Camp Nou stadium here on Sunday afternoon in a game which could go a long way towards determining the destination of this football season's La Liga title.Barcelona go into the game on the back of a 1-1 draw away against Las Palmas which saw their lead at the top of the table cut to just five points, while Atletico defeated Leganes 4-0 thanks to a quartet of goals from French star forward Antoine Griezmann, reports Xinhua news agency. "The game against…

Current India team needs time before being judged, says Ganguly

New Delhi, March 3: Virat Kohli and his brand of captaincy has caught the attention of fans and pundits alike, but former India captain Sourav Ganguly feels that the present generation needs some time before they can be compared to the past national teams."It is very difficult to compare generations. But every generation in Indian cricket has produced a champion, Gavaskar, Kapil Dev, Tendulkar and I think Kohli is the one in this generation. This generation should be compared seven to eight years down the line because…

Nadal to miss Indian Wells, Miami due to lingering hip injury

Madrid, March 3: Spain's tennis great Rafael Nadal has announced that his lingering hip injury will prevent him from playing in this month's Indian Wells Masters and Miami Open tournaments, adding that his goal is to recover in time for the clay-court season."Unfortunately, the injury I suffered in Acapulco before starting the tournament is in the same area as the one suffered in Melbourne. I won't be able to play in Miami or Indian Wells as I need to recover," Nadal said in a statement posted on his…

Hrithik plays mountaineer Arjun Vajpai in ad campaign

New Delhi, March 3 : Actor Hrithik Roshan has essayed the role of real life mountaineer Arjun Vajpai in an ad campaign."Arjun is a true inspiration. It is my privilege to partner with Mountain Dew to bring his story to life on the screen. I salute his courage and wish him luck as he gets set to conquer Mount Kangchenjunga," Hrithik said in a statement. The ad is part of Mountain Dew's Risk Takers of India campaign. Arjun Vajpai is the third-youngest Indian to climb Mount Everest having achieved this feat before…

BJP used money, muscle power to win Tripura: Yechury

New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) Accepting the Tripura mandate, Communist Party of India (Marxist) General Secretary Sitaram Yechury on Saturday charged the BJP with using money and muscle power to win the state assembly elections."This has happened because the BJP has unscrupulously utilised huge amounts of money power and muscle power and managed to successfully bring together all anti-Left elements and parties including, the erstwhile opposition parties together into one anti-Left platform. They succeeded as a result of…
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