Wednesday, 29 June, 2022
TopicFIFA World Cup

Topic: FIFA World Cup

Qatar World Cup 2022 — positive landmark for humanity

Qatar is now considered a migrant workers-friendly model in the Middle East after major changes were made to improve their living conditions.

Germany saw rise in heart attacks during FIFA World Cup 2014, most deaths in final vs Argentina

A German study found 18,479 heart attacks were reported during the World Cup in Brazil, while there were 18,089 heart attacks in the same period in 2013, and 17,794 in 2015.

Why Russia won’t feature at Tokyo Olympics next year or 2022 Qatar FIFA World Cup

World Anti-Doping Agency has banned Russia for 4 yrs. The country won’t be allowed at any major sporting event except Euro 2020, which it will host.

A FIFA World Cup that defied stereotypes, and the dilemma of Nitish Kumar in Bihar

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by editors at ThePrint.

If you are watching the World Cup then you’re seeing high-performing migrants at work

There are 1,032 players involved in the tournament. Of those, 98 were born beyond the borders of the country they are representing.

Hungry, rake thin, but alive after 10 days, Thai teens say ‘thank you’ to rescuers

Harvey Weinstein indicted on three additional charges of sexual misconduct and  Justin Trudeau washes hands off alleged sexual harrassment incident. 

Kiren Rijiju tweets misleading video about football in India

A self-confessed football enthusiast, Rijiju tweets a video featuring a young boy from Brazil, claiming it’s from India.

Suicide blast targets Afghan Sikhs & Hindus, underdog Russia beat Spain in FIFA World Cup

China's rigidity on beauty standards exposed, and Donald Trump no longer seems confident about the North Korea deal.

Record sales for Pizza and beer in India as FIFA follows IPL season

Jubilant Foodworks Ltd, which operates local franchise of Domino’s Pizza and Kingfisher beer, has tripled its market value over the past year.

New video replay technology is taking football to a higher standard in the World Cup

The introduction of Video-Assisted Referees, know as VAR, to the World Cup for the first time this year is making players work harder on fair-play competition.

On Camera

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J.P.Singh, joint secretary (Pakistan, Afghanistan and Iran Division), MEA, meets Taliban's interim foreign minister Amir Khan Mottaki | Photo credit: Twitter/@QaharBalkhi

Hard-nosed, practical—why India has revived relations with Kabul, and why Taliban is welcoming

By protecting the Indian embassy in Kabul for the last ten months, the Taliban is sending a message to its neighbours and the rest of the world.
An employee works at Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. facility in Chakan, Maharashtra | Bloomberg file photo

Bigger cars, smaller chips — Why Mahindra is worried about increased wait time

A major focus for Mahindra will be defending its market share in the large-format SUV segment from Tata Motors and Hyundai Motor.

Defence

The Indian Air Force logo | Commons

Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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