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July 21, 2020

AIFF League Committee discusses possibility of hosting ISL, I-League

New Delhi , July 22 (ANI): All India Football Federation (AIFF) senior vice-president and Chairman of League Committee, Subrata Dutta on Tuesday chaired AIFF League Committee Meeting held via video conferencing.Besides, AIFF General Secretary Kushal Das and League CEO Sunando Dhar, Lalnginglova Hmar, Souter Vaz, Anil Kumar, BK Roka, Chirag Tanna and Rochak Langer attended the meeting while Priti Srivastava attended the meeting as an invitee.Referring to the "difficult times," Dutta stated that "we need extra efforts from…

Muhammad Ali’s original Atlanta 1996 Olympic torch donated to IOC

Lausanne , July 22 (ANI): On the occasion of a visit to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) headquarters on Tuesday, former Chief Executive of the Formula One group Bernie Ecclestone donated the iconic original torch which Muhammad Ali lit the cauldron in the Olympic Stadium at the 1996 Atlanta Games to the IOC."Personally, it was a great honour finding this unique torch, and there is no better place for it to be than at the IOC," said Ecclestone."This torch is an icon of the Olympic Games. I think everybody in the…

Meg Lanning signs three-year deal with Melbourne Stars

Melbourne , July 22 (ANI): Australia skipper Meg Lanning has signed a three-year deal with Women's Big Bash League (WBBL) club Melbourne Stars.Lanning was the Stars' inaugural women's captain, playing 27 matches for the Stars across WBBL's first and second edition.She managed to score 1,062 runs at an average above 50. She was also the tournament's leading run-scorer in both seasons, before departing to join the Perth Scorchers."I'd like to thank everyone in Perth for their support during my time there but it's great to be…

Journalist shot in UP’s Ghaziabad passes away

Ghaziabad (Uttar Pradesh) , July 22 (ANI): Journalist Vikram Joshi, who was shot at by unknown miscreants near his residence in Vijay Nagar, Ghaziabad on July 20, breathed his last at a hospital, doctors said on Wednesday.The doctor monitoring Joshi said that the veins in the journalists' head had got badly damaged due to the bullet injury.Meanwhile, the Station in-charge has been suspended and departmental inquiry initiated after the family of the journalist alleged inaction by the police.A total of nine accused have been…

Labourer finds 10.69-carat diamond from mine in MP’s Panna

Panna (Madhya Pradesh) , July 22 (ANI): Anandilal Kushwaha, a labourer found a 10.69-carat diamond from a mine in Ranipura area of Panna district on June 21.RK Pandey, District Diamond Officer told reporters here that Kushwaha had earlier this month found another diamond. "Anandilal Kushwaha was issued a 17/20 patta in Ranipur. He has deposited a 10.69-carat diamond, prior to this, he had also found another smaller diamond, of 70 cent, on July 14. Both the diamonds are of good quality," Pandey said.The official added that…
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