Goa minister says he will install Maradona’s statue to inspire youth
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Goa minister says he will install Maradona’s statue to inspire youth

26-Nov-2020
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.
26-Nov-2020 National
Rs 34.4 lakh, gold worth Rs 9.12 lakh seized from Telangana inspector arrested in bribe case
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Rs 34.4 lakh, gold worth Rs 9.12 lakh seized from Telangana inspector arrested in bribe case

26-Nov-2020
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.
26-Nov-2020 National
One child or teen infected with HIV every 100 seconds last year: UNICEF
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One child or teen infected with HIV every 100 seconds last year: UNICEF

26-Nov-2020
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.
26-Nov-2020 World
Odisha twin separated through India’s ‘first’ craniopagus surgery dies
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Odisha twin separated through India’s ‘first’ craniopagus surgery dies

26-Nov-2020
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.
26-Nov-2020 National
UN releases USD 25 million for women-led projects fighting gender-based violence
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UN releases USD 25 million for women-led projects fighting gender-based violence

26-Nov-2020
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.
26-Nov-2020 World
New modified wheat variety could help tackle global food shortage
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New modified wheat variety could help tackle global food shortage

26-Nov-2020
Washington [US], November 26 (ANI): Researchers at the University of York have created a new modified wheat variety that increases grain production by up to 12 per cent.
26-Nov-2020 Lifestyle
Russell’s ‘LPL involvement’ news to me, says Phil Simmons
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Russell’s ‘LPL involvement’ news to me, says Phil Simmons

26-Nov-2020
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).
26-Nov-2020 Sports
Sports Ministry restores AAI’s recognition after eight years
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Sports Ministry restores AAI’s recognition after eight years

26-Nov-2020
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.
26-Nov-2020 Sports
Football legend Maradona passes away
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Football legend Maradona passes away

26-Nov-2020
Buenos Aires [Argentina], November 25 (ANI): Argentine football legend Diego Maradona passed away on Wednesday after suffering a heart attack.
26-Nov-2020 Sports
I watched football for you: Ganguly condoles Maradona’s demise
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I watched football for you: Ganguly condoles Maradona’s demise

26-Nov-2020
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.
26-Nov-2020 Sports
Maradona showed us why football termed ‘beautiful game’: Rahul Gandhi
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Maradona showed us why football termed ‘beautiful game’: Rahul Gandhi

26-Nov-2020
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".
26-Nov-2020 Sports
Among the Messi’s and Ronaldo’s, there will be only one Maradona
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Among the Messi’s and Ronaldo’s, there will be only one Maradona

26-Nov-2020
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.
26-Nov-2020 Sports
Shooter Divyansh Panwar tests positive for coronavirus
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Shooter Divyansh Panwar tests positive for coronavirus

26-Nov-2020
New Delhi [India], November 25 (ANI): Sports Authority of India on Wednesday announced that shooter Divyansh Singh Panwar has tested positive for the coronavirus.
26-Nov-2020 Sports
Maradona leaves legacy without limits, his void won’t be filled: Ronaldo
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Maradona leaves legacy without limits, his void won’t be filled: Ronaldo

26-Nov-2020
New Delhi [India], November 25 (ANI): "He leaves a legacy without limits," said Cristiano Ronaldo while condoling the demise of the Argentine football legend Maradona.
26-Nov-2020 Sports
ISL 7: Le Fondre’s late penalty helps Mumbai beat Goa 1-0
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ISL 7: Le Fondre’s late penalty helps Mumbai beat Goa 1-0

26-Nov-2020
Margao (Goa) [India], November 25 (ANI): Adam le Fondre's late penalty in injury time helped Mumbai City FC to beat FC Goa by 1-0 in the Indian Super League at Fatorda Stadium here on Wednesday.
26-Nov-2020 Sports
I hope we can play ball together in the sky: Pele mourns Maradona’s demise
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I hope we can play ball together in the sky: Pele mourns Maradona’s demise

26-Nov-2020
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."
26-Nov-2020 Sports
Diego Maradona is eternal, says Lionel Messi
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Diego Maradona is eternal, says Lionel Messi

26-Nov-2020
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.
26-Nov-2020 Sports
Cyclone Nivar: Indian Navy deploys ships, aircraft, helicopters, diving, disaster relief teams on standby for support
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Cyclone Nivar: Indian Navy deploys ships, aircraft, helicopters, diving, disaster relief teams on standby for support

26-Nov-2020
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.
26-Nov-2020 National
Mortal remains of Ahmed Patel reaches his native place in Gujarat’s Bharuch
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Mortal remains of Ahmed Patel reaches his native place in Gujarat’s Bharuch

26-Nov-2020
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.
26-Nov-2020 National
Global COVID-19 caseload tops 60 million
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Global COVID-19 caseload tops 60 million

26-Nov-2020
Baltimore (Maryland) [US], November 26 (ANI): The global coronavirus caseload has surpassed the 60 million cases mark, as per the latest update by Johns Hopkins University (JHU).
26-Nov-2020 World