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September 14, 2021

Champions League: Lewandowski double helps Bayern thump Barcelona, Young Boys stun Man United

Manchester United slumped to a shock 2-1 loss at Young Boys despite a goal from Cristiano Ronaldo in their Champions League opener on Tuesday, while Chelsea kicked off their title defence by beating Zenit. Robert Lewandowski struck twice for Bayern Munich as the German heavyweights inflicted a 3-0 defeat on Barcelona at Camp Nou in their first European game since the departure of Lionel Messi. Ronaldo, the leading scorer in Champions League history, bagged his 135th goal in the competition after 13 minutes in Bern, but Swiss…

UN human rights chief’s remarks on J&K are ‘unwarranted’, do not reflect ground reality, says India

India on Tuesday said that United Nations Human Rights chief Michelle Bachelet’s remarks on the situation in Jammu and Kashmir were unwarranted and did not reflect the ground reality. Bachelet, at a UN Human Rights Council session on Monday, had spoken about restrictions on gatherings and frequent “communication blackouts” in the Union Territory, the Hindustan Times reported. The UN official had also highlighted the “worrying use” of the stringent Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act in India, claiming that Jammu and…

What will Cristiano Ronaldo mean for Manchester United’s business goals?

The prodigal son returns. In the last few days of a frenzied football transfer window, Manchester United pulled off a dream signing, welcoming Cristiano Ronaldo back to his former club. Excitement over his return to the Premier League is high – and with good reason. There are only a handful of sports stars on the planet who can generate this kind of global interest. But how does a player of Ronaldo’s professional stature affect the business side of a major football club? Where are the key financial wins generated by sporting…

Former Afghanistan women’s cricket team director urges international boards to support men’s side

International cricketers should support Afghanistan’s men’s team, not punish them by boycotting matches if the Taliban bars women from playing, the former director of the women’s side said. Tuba Sangar, who fled the country for Canada shortly after the fall of the country to the hardline Islamist group, warned that sports sanctions would damage the game at the grassroots – including for women and girls. “It’s not a good idea to boycott the male team. They did a lot for Afghanistan – they introduced Afghanistan to the world…

Indian Army TGC-134: Last day to apply for 40 posts of engineers at joinindianarmy.nic.in

Indian Army will close the online application window today for eligible unmarried male engineering graduates to apply for 134th Technical Graduate Course (TGC-134) on its official website. Interested and eligible can apply for the same on its official website joinindianarmy.nic.in upto 3.00 PM today. The recruitment drive is being conducted to fill a total of 40 vacancies of TGC commencing in January 2022 at the Indian Military Academy (IMA), Dehradun for Permanent Commission in the Indian Army. Candidates are advised to…
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