Sunday, 22 May, 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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Title scene of Taarak Mehta ka ooltah chashmah.

Dear Taarak Mehta, you were our peak comfort content for 14 years. Now it’s time to retire

Just like the Truman Show, all Taarak Mehta plots somehow feel the same for the past few years. It's fine to accept that ideas can go stale.
An attendant refills a two-wheeler with fuel at a petrol pump in New Delhi Saturday | ANI

Under fire for spiraling inflation, Modi govt announces excise duty cut on fuels, LPG subsidy

It has also decided to enhance the fertiliser subsidy for farmers, and reduce import duty on some raw materials. ‘It is always people first for us!’ tweets prime minister.

Defence

File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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