FIFA World Cup 2022 | Mexico beat Saudi Arabia but miss out on last 16

Saudi Arabia’s Ali Al-Hassan drives the ball past Mexico’s Edson Alvarez during the World Cup group C soccer match at the Lusail Stadium in Lusail, Qatar on November 30. | Photo Credit: AP Mexico beat Saudi Arabia 2-1 in World Cup Group C on Wednesday but fell agonisingly short of reaching the last 16 on […]

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FIFA World Cup 2022 | Argentina beat Poland 2-0 to set up last 16 clash with Australia

Argentina’s Lionel Messi and Poland’s forward Robert Lewandowski fight for the ball during the Qatar 2022 World Cup Group C football match at Stadium 974 in Doha on November 30. | Photo Credit: AFP Lionel Messi’s Argentina beat Poland 2-0 in their final World Cup Group C match at Stadium 974 in Doha on Wednesday […]

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Christine McVie, Fleetwood Mac singer-songwriter, dies at 79

Fleetwood Mac’s Christine McVie has died at the age of 79, her family has said. | Photo Credit: Reuters Christine McVie, the British-born Fleetwood Mac vocalist, songwriter and keyboard player whose cool, soulful contralto helped define such classics as You Make Loving Fun, Everywhere and Don’t Stop, died Wednesday at age 79. Her death was […]

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GM crops | Supreme Court worried over effect on livelihood of women farm labourers

Advocate Prashant Bhushan, for activist Aruna Rodrigues, submitted that India has 5,477 varieties of mustard, which would be at risk. File | Photo Credit: Vijay Soneji The Supreme Court on Wednesday expressed concern about the plight of thousands of women agricultural labourers in rural areas, traditionally engaged in de-weeding, who will be part of the human […]

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FIFA World Cup 2022 | Saudi Arabia coach Renard makes changes for Mexico game

Saudi Arabia’s Ali Al-Hassan drives the ball past Mexico’s Edson Alvarez during the World Cup group C soccer match at the Lusail Stadium in Lusail, Qatar on November 30. | Photo Credit: AP Saudi Arabia coach Herve Renard made tactical changes to his lineup to face Mexico in their final Group C game on Wednesday […]

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Amid pleas for higher pension, EPFO staff ask head office for guidelines on Supreme Court order

Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation headquarters in New Delhi. File | Photo Credit: KAMAL NARANG Without any guidelines to implement the recent Supreme Court order on higher Provident Fund (PF) pension, the staff in various offices of the Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) have asked their head office for a “direction” to address the queries from thousands […]

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FIFA World Cup 2022 | Lewandowski and Messi lead tweaked lineups for Poland vs Argentina

Argentina’s Lionel Messi takes a kick prior the World Cup group C soccer match between Poland and Argentina at the Stadium 974 in Doha, Qatar, on November 30. | Photo Credit: AP Argentina coach Lionel Scaloni refreshed his front line with Julian Alvarez coming into a three-pronged attack alongside captain Lionel Messi and Angel Di […]

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FIFA World Cup 2022 | Tunisia fail to advance despite 1-0 win over much-changed France

France’s Antoine Griezmann applauds after the World Cup group D soccer match between Tunisia and France at the Education City Stadium in Al Rayyan, Qatar, on November 30, 2022. Defending champion France won its World Cup group despite losing to Tunisia 1-0. | Photo Credit: AP An invigorated Tunisia claimed a famous victory over a […]

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FIFA World Cup 2022 | Australia into last 16 of World Cup, beats Denmark 1-0

Australia players celebrate after the 1-0 victory in the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 Group D match between Australia and Denmark at Al Janoub Stadium on November 30. | Photo Credit: Reuters Australia advanced to the round of 16 at the World Cup, beating favoured Denmark 1-0 on Wednesday on Mathew Leckie’s 60th-minute goal. It is Australia’s first time […]

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