Panaji (Goa) [India], November 26 (ANI): Aiming at inspiring the Goan youth who love football, Science and Technology minister Michael Lobo on Wednesday said that he will install a life-size statue of football legend Diego Maradona in his personal capacity in the coastal belt of North district. The 60-year-old World Cup-winning footballer died of a heart attack on Wednesday.
Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], November 26 (ANI): Telangana Police on Wednesday seized Rs 34.40 lakh cash, and gold and silver ornaments worth Rs 9.13 lakh from a bank locker belonging to a police inspector, arrested in connection with a bribery case.
New York [US], November 26 (ANI/Xinhua): Approximately once every minute and 40 seconds, a child or young person under the age of 20 was infected with HIV last year, the UNICEF said on Wednesday. Nearly 320,000 children and adolescents were infected with HIV and 110,000 children died of AIDS last year.
Cuttack (Odisha) [India], November 26 (ANI): Kalia, one of the conjoined twins from Odisha separated in 'India's first craniopagus surgery' three years ago, passed away at government-run Srirama Chandra Bhanja (SCB) Medical College and Hospital here on Wednesday evening, said a doctor.
New York [US], November 26 (ANI/Xinhua): The United Nations humanitarian chief has released 25 million US dollars from its emergency fund to support women-led organisations that prevent and respond to gender-based violence.
Auckland [New Zealand], November 25 (ANI): West Indies coach Phil Simmons has said that he was not aware of all-rounder Andre Russell going to Sri Lanka to play in the upcoming Lanka Premier League (LPL).
New Delhi [India], November 25 (ANI): Union Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports on Wednesday granted the annual recognition to Archery Association of India (AAI) as a National Sports Federation (NSF), validating its elections held for new office-bearers earlier this year.
New Delhi [India], November 25 (ANI): Sourav Ganguly, the president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Wednesday condoled the demise of football legend Diego Maradona, saying that he watched the football just for the Argentine striker.
New Delhi [India], November 25 (ANI): Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday condoled the demise of football legend Diego Maradona, saying that the Argentine showed why the sport of football is known as the "beautiful game".
New Delhi [India], November 25 (ANI): The debate on who between Pele and Diego Maradona was the better player didn't make sense to many who grew up in the 80s and 90s because the magician from Brazil last played in October 1977.
New Delhi [India], November 25 (ANI): Former Brazilian legendary footballer Pele on Wednesday said that he lost a "great friend and the world lost a legend" on the demise of former Argentine striker Diego Maradona and added that "one day they can play ball together in the sky."
New Delhi [India], November 25 (ANI): While condoling the demise of legend Diego Maradona, Argentine striker Lionel Messi said that the World Cup-winning footballer will always remain in everyone's heart forever.
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], November 26 (ANI): As "severe" cyclonic storm Nivar approached Tamil Nadu and Puducherry coasts, the Indian Navy on Wednesday put ships, aircraft, helicopters, diving, and disaster relief teams on standby for rendering support to state and Union Territory administration.
Bharuch (Gujarat) [India], November 26 (ANI): The mortal remains of senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel, who died following COVID complications at the age of 71, was on Wednesday night brought to his native place in Bharuch where his last rites would be performed.