Daily Archives: August 22, 2019

Messi ‘made me better player’, says Ronaldo


Cristiano Ronaldo admitted on Wednesday his long-time rivalry with Lionel Messi has made him “a better player” and that he enjoys a “healthy” rivalry with the Argentine great. However, Portuguese star Ronaldo, whose influence at Real Madrid mirrored that of Messi at Barcelona before he left for Juventus, admitted that the pair have never socialised together. “I really admire the ...

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Yamuna below danger mark as water level recedes


The water level of Yamuna is receding and the river is flowing at 204.55 metres, below the danger mark, an official said on Thursday. The river had breached the danger mark of 205.33 metres on Monday. “The level of Yamuna at railway bridge was 204.55 metres at 9 pm. It is expected to recede further,” the official at the flood ...

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Dehradun to host two day long International Taekwando championship


The two-day 11th National Taekwondo Competition will be held at Maharana Pratap Sports Stadium in Dehradun. In the competition to be held on August 24 and 25, 450 contestants from 20 states of the country and 32 sports experts with technical knowledge of the operation of the game will also participate. The Uttarakhand Sports Taekwondo Association organized a press conference ...

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ISRO releases first Moon image captured by Chandrayaan-2


The first picture of Moon captured by India’s Chandrayaan-2 satellite, currently in the lunar orbit, was released by space agency ISRO on Thursday. The picture of Moon was taken by Chandrayaan-2’s LI4 Camera from an altitude of about 2,650 km from the lunar surface on August 21, the city-headquarters Indian Space Research Organisation said. “Take a look at the first ...

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