Argentina-France FIFA World Cup final News Live: Argentina lead the match by 1 goal against France. It is World Cup Goal No. 12 for Lionel Messi, his sixth of the tournament in Qatar.After 64 games, after magnificent goals and stunning defeats and surprises galore, the World Cup concludes.France can become the first nation since Brazil, in 1958 and 1962, to win consecutive titles. That’s Péle territory. Argentina, meantime, can become the first nation to spontaneously combust before it can host a victory parade. It would vanish, cease to exist, leaving a crater the approximate shape of Messi’s profile.
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Argentina-France FIFA World Cup:
19′ – Free-kick for France on the left byline just outside the box for a foul on Hernandez by De Paul.
Argentina-France FIFA World Cup:
Argentina get the chance to cross the ball into the penalty area from the rebound, but it ends with a free-kick for a foul on France keeper Lloris.
Argentina-France FIFA World Cup: Deepika Padukone unveils the trophy
The actor flew down to Qatar, unveiled the FIFA World Cup trophy at the jam-packed Lusail Iconic Stadium. On Sunday morning, Deepika teased her fans with a sneak peek of the Trophy trunk book by Louis Vuitton – a brand that has custom-made the trophy trunk for the world cup. Deepika is the global ambassador of the brand.
Argentina-France FIFA World Cup: Free-kick for Argentina near the halfway mark
West Bengal: FIFA World Cup fever takes over Siliguri
FIFA World Cup fever takes over Siliguri as people gather to watch the final match of the tournament. Argentina will face defending champions France in the World Cup final today.
Kerala: Football fans gear up for the final match of FIFA World Cup
Argentina will face defending champions France in the World Cup final today. “Messi is going to win this World cup for Argentina,” says a fan.
Kolkata: Football fans gear up for FIFA World Cup Final
“I’m a huge fan of Messi. We’ve a band & we made a special song for Messi as we wanted to pay a tribute to him on his last game,” says Titli, a fan.
Maharashtra CM on Maharashtra-Karnataka border dispute:
Maharashtra CM Eknath Shinde said, “Union Home Minister Amit Shah has mediated on our request and for the first time, it has been taken seriously. We firmly stand with the border residents. No one should do politics on it, it’s a matter of our pride.”
If India tries to become like China or America, then it will not be its development. India’s development will happen on the basis of its vision, conditions & aspirations of its people, tradition & culture, ideas about the world & life.
– RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat at an event in Mumbai
Kangana request to shoot her upcoming film inside Parl premises, likely to be disallowed
Actor Kangana Ranaut seeks permission from Lok Sabha Secretariat for shooting her upcoming film inside Parliament premises, likely to be disallowed: PTI Sources.
Andhra Pradesh Police arrests five youth with 70 gms of MDMA drugs
We’ve arrested 5 youths identified as Shankar Prashant, Sayed Azhar Ali, Vishnu Vardhan, Karna & Vinayaka with 70 grams of MDMA drugs worth approx Rs 4-5 Lakh. They procured it from Bengaluru & were trying to sell it here, said Anand Reddy, DCP Zone II, Visakhapatnam.
India Tax collection data:
- Gross collection of Direct Taxes (before adjusting for refunds) for FY 2022-23 stands at Rs 13,63,649 crore compared to Rs 10,83,150 crore in the corresponding period of the preceding financial year, registering a growth of 25.90% over collections of 2021-22.
- The figures of Direct Tax collections for the Financial Year 2022-23, as on Dec 17 show that net collections are at Rs 11,35,754 Cr, compared to Rs. 9,47,959 Cr in the corresponding period of the preceding Financial Year, representing an increase of 19.81%.
We will run the government with complete transparency. We will make Maharashtra corruption free, that’s why we have decided to bring Lokayukta law into the state.
– Maharashtra CM Eknath Shinde
FIFA 2022: Deepika Padukone reaches Qatar to unveil trophy
The actor flew down to Qatar to unveil the FIFA World Cup trophy at the jam-packed Lusail Iconic Stadium. On Sunday morning, Deepika teased her fans with a sneak peek of the Trophy trunk book by Louis Vuitton – a brand that has custom-made the trophy trunk for the world cup. Deepika is the global ambassador of the brand.
Chhapra hooch tragedy: Those who died are from Bihar, not Pakistan, says Bihar LoP
LoP, Bihar Legislative Council said, “those who died are from Bihar, not Pakistan. The people of Bihar have made you (Nitish Kumar) CM. So it’s your responsibility to work for them. You’ve to compensate the families of those who lost their lives in this tragedy.”
World Cup champions to get $42 million in prize money
The World Cup champions will earn $42 million in prize money for their soccer federation. The losing team in Sunday’s final between France and Argentina will get $30 million from a FIFA prize fund of $440 million.When France won the World Cup in 2018, the country’s federation got $38 million from FIFA’s $400 million prize fund.Not all the money goes to players, but they are expected to get a good chunk of it. France players such as Kylian Mbappé are in line to be paid a bonus of 554,000 euros ($586,000) by their federation for winning the final, French sports daily L’Equipe reported.Every national soccer federation gets at least $9 million in prize money for playing at this year’s World Cup, plus $1.5 million for each toward costs of preparing for the tournament.
Maharashtra cabinet approves Anna Hazare Committee report of introducing Lokayukta in Maha on the lines of Lokpal
- “We have approved the Anna Hazare Committee report of introducing Lokayukta in Maharashtra on the lines of Lokpal. A Bill will be brought in this session: Maharashtra Deputy CM Devendra Fadnavis. CM and the cabinet will be brought under the ambit of the Lokayukta. Anti-Corruption Act will be made a part of this law, and the Lokayukta will have a team of five people including retired judges.
Mangaluru Police arrests three people under IPC 324 and sections of rioting
Three people have been arrested under IPC 324 and sections of rioting. Another person, accused of molesting a minor girl has also been arrested in a POCSO Act case, informed N Shashikumar, Police Commissioner, Mangaluru.
Bajrang Dal workers object Muslim boy visiting park with Hindu girl
Bajrang Dal workers brought a youth named Aftab to PS and alleged that he indulged in obscene acts with a Hindu girl in a park. Girl said that the youth didn’t tell him about his religion so she maintained relations with him. Accused arrested. Probe on, said Insp,Rajendra Nagar.
Sela Pass tunnel which will provide all-weather connectivity to Tawang is constructed atop 13,000 feet
Sela Pass tunnel which will provide all-weather connectivity to Tawang, is being constructed atop 13,000 feet in Arunachal Pradesh. “Construction is being done by BRO. It’s expected to be completed by July (2023),” says Nand Kishore, an employee associated with the project
Bird flu detected in few areas of Kottayam
There’re two H5N1 virus outbreaks at 2 places. We’ve taken measures. Culled birds, disinfected farm area and sprayed bleaching powder. Epicentre safe now. Ban for poultry products can be lifted by tomorrow: Kottayam Veterinary Head.
PM Narendra Modi addresses rally in Agartala:
- The first choice of the tribal community is BJP. In the recent Gujarat elections, BJP won 24 of the 27 seats reserved for tribal communities. We have given importance to issues related to the tribal community.
- The Govt is dedicated towards the improvement of lives of Janjatiya communities. The budget which used to be Rs 21,000 cr is now Rs 88,000 cr. It’s BJP govt which has started the initiative of celebrating ‘Janjatiya Gaurav Diwas’ on 15th November every year.
Over 2 lakh poor families are getting own homes today and majority of them are mothers and sisters of Tripura.
– PM Modi after launch of ‘Grih Pravesh’ programme
Our focus is on all-round development of Tripura; projects launched today will give fillip to state’s growth trajectory.
– PM Modi in Agartala
Measles cases detected in parts of Gujarat’s Mehsana district
91 suspected cases of measles were detected in parts of Gujarat’s Mehsana district in last one month, informed Health department official.
Union Min Nityanand Rai on NHRC’s decision to investigate Chhapra Hooch tragedy:
“NHRC is an autonomous body and has right to take independent decisions. Over 72 people died. Govt trying to hide number of deaths. I urge Nitish Kumar to take action against accused and not blame others,” said Union Min Nityanand Rai on NHRC’s decision to investigate Chhapra Hooch tragedy.
PM Modi inaugurates, dedicates and lays the foundation stone of various key initiatives worth over Rs. 4350 crores Tripura
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I congratulate the people of Tripura for making Swachhta a mass movement. Due to this Tripura has emerged as the cleanest state in the category of smallest states. I congratulate Tripura on getting a new dental college today.
– PM Narendra Modi, in Agartala
PM Narendra Modi launches ‘Grih Pravesh’ programme
PM Narendra Modi launched ‘Grih Pravesh’ programme for beneficiaries under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana – Urban and Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana – Rural. These houses, developed at a cost of over Rs 3400 crores, will cover over 2 lakh beneficiaries.
Narendra Modi News: Tripura CM Manik Saha felicitates PM Narendra Modi ahead of his public address, in Agartala
Narendra Modi News Live: PM addresses rally in Tripura’s Agartala, set to launch projects
People shower flower petals on PM Modi’s car as he holds a roadshow in Tripura’s Agartala PM Modi will inaugurate, dedicate and lay the foundation stone of various key initiatives worth over Rs 4,350 crores here.
Union Health Minister Dr Mansukh Mandaviya in AIIMS Bibinagar
Union Health Minister Dr Mansukh Mandaviya interacted and had lunch with medical students of AIIMS Bibinagar in Telangana.
A speeding car hits three children in Gulabi Bagh area this morning, two children received minor injuries while the third is critical but stable and admitted to a hospital
– Delhi Police
Businessman Balwant Singh death case
Two accused – SOG Head Constables Sonu Yadav and Durvesh Kumar – arrested by Rania Police team.
Worli Unit of Mumbai Police’s Anti Narcotics Cells arrests Nigerian drug peddler
Worli Unit of Mumbai Police’s Anti Narcotics Cells arrested a Nigerian drug peddler from Mazgaon area and seized MD and methamphetamine drugs, worth Rs 35.30 Lakhs in the international market from his possession. Case registered under NDPS Act.
Two drug peddlers arrested and 500 grams of MD drugs worth Rs 1 Crores seized. Case registered against drug peddlers under NDPS act, probe underway
– Mumbai police Anti Narcotics Cell, Bandra unit
Iran urged to free top actor who backed protests
Iran on Sunday faced calls from celebrities and rights groups to free the actor Taraneh Alidoosti, one of the most prominent figures yet arrested in its crackdown on the three-month protest movement. Alidoosti, 38, was arrested on Saturday, official media said, after a string of social media posts supporting the protest movement including removing her headscarf and condemning the execution of protesters.
2 drug cartels were busted in a series of ops conducted in the Nand Nagri area of North East Delhi and 6 drug peddlers were arrested. A huge quantity of narcotics, including 1307 grams of heroin, worth Rs 1.5 Cr in the international market seized: Anti Narcotics Task Force, Crime Branch, Delhi police.
Egypt’s supply ministry forms a committee to set fair prices for strategic commodities – statement
Egypt’s supply ministry has formed a committee to set “fair prices” for 10-15 strategic and basic commodities, it said in a statement on Sunday. While the statement said that prices were not compulsory except for rice, it said there would be inspections of stores across the country and possible legal action against those who do not adhere to the prices.
At least seven members of Iraq’s federal police were killed Sunday during an attack near Kirkuk in the country’s north, two police sources told AFP, blaming Islamic State group jihadists.
I congratulate Indian Navy for INS Mormugao and Goans are so proud that it is named after Mormugao, a place in Goa. We will always be grateful. This is just the beginning, we are moving towards ‘Aatmanirbhar Bharat’: Goa CM Pramod Sawant
Ready to quit if BJP leader proves allegation: BRS MLA
Bharat Rashtra Samithi (BRS) MLA Pilot Rohith Reddy on Sunday said that he is ready to resign if BJP’s Telangana unit president Bandi Sanjay proves that he has received police notice in Karnataka drugs case. The legislator, who threw a challenge at Bandi Sanjay on Saturday, came to Bhagyalaxmi temple at Charminar on Sunday to take a pledge. As the BJP leader did not turn up, Rohith Reddy told the media that it has become clear that Bandi Sanjay uttered a lie. “If he really has the proof that I was served the notice, why is he not coming here to take a pledge,” asked Rohith Reddy.
Heating back on in Kyiv after Russia strikes
Heating has been fully restored to Kyiv after the latest Russian bombardment that targeted water and power infrastructure, the capital’s Mayor Vitali Klitschko said.
AAP govt in Delhi has shown inflation can be contained, jobs can be created. Delhi inflation lowest in India at 4.7%: Kejriwal.
Seven Iraqi police officers killed in suspected IS attack: police sources
In the last 8 years, several outfits left the path of violence and followed the path of peace. In coordination with the state governments, the situation is being continuously improved to see that there is no need for AFSPA in the northeast
– PM Narendra Modi in Shillong, Meghalaya
UP: Lucknow University bans movement of hostellers after 10 pm
The administration of the University of Lucknow announced the prohibition of students’ movement to and from the hostel after 10 pm here. “The inmates of all the hostels in Ubhay campus of the Lucknow University are hereby informed that entry and exit from the hostel after 10 pm is completely prohibited here. Strict disciplinary action will be taken if any student violates the rule,” the notice dated Saturday read in Hindi.
India, Bangladesh have pivotal role to play in ensuring security of region: Chief of Bangladesh Air Force Air Chief Marshal Shaikh Abdul Hannan in Hyderabad.
Delhi AQI ‘Very Poor’ on Sunday, measuring at 322
Delhi air stood at ‘very poor’ category on Sunday with Air Quality Index (AQI) reaching 322. The Air Quality of the national capital, which was at a moderate level for the last few days, stooped to a new low, over the weekend. According to the System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting and Research (SAFAR), Delhi’s air quality was recorded in the ‘very poor’ category on Sunday. The air quality in the Delhi University area was recorded as ‘very poor’, with PM 2.5 at 333, whereas the AQI in Noida measured at 348. At Pusa, the AQI measured at 315.
Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant slams Rahul Gandhi over his ‘China preparing for war and Indian government sleeping’ remark, saying Congress leader’s ‘love for China’ has gone ‘far beyond limits’.
3 kids injured after being hit by car in north Delhi: Police
Three children were injured after they were hit by a car near a school in north Delhi’s Gulabi Bagh area on Sunday, police said. The incident took place around 9 am, they said, adding that the driver has been arrested. Gajender (30), a resident of Pratap Nagar, lost control over his vehicle near the Lilawati school, police said. The car hit the children who were standing on a footpath, Deputy Commissioner of Police (north) Sagar Singh Kalsi said.
Mumbai: Stealth guided missile destroyer Mormugao commissioned into Indian Navy; Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and Navy chief Admiral R Hari Kumar attend ceremony.
PM attends NEC golden jubilee meet in Shillong, releases commemorative volume on council
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who arrived here on Sunday morning, attended the golden jubilee celebrations of Northeastern Council at the State Convention Centre here, along with Union Home Minister Amit Shah and several other ministers and dignitaries. Modi, on the occasion, released ‘Golden Footprints’, a commemorative volume chronicling NEC’s contribution towards the development of the northeast over the last 50 years, according to an official statement. A short film on NEC’s journey of 50 years was also screened on the occasion, the statement said.
Gross Direct Tax collections for FY 2022-23 register growth of 25.90%
Gross Direct Tax collections for the Financial Year (FY) 2022-23 register a growth of 25.90%. Net Direct Tax collections for the FY 2022-23 have grown at over 19.81%. Advance Tax collections for the FY 2022-23 stand at Rs. 5,21,302 crore as of 17.12.2022 which shows a growth of 12.83%. Refunds aggregating to Rs. 2,27,896 crore have been issued in the current fiscal.
PM Modi to address the golden jubilee celebrations of the North Eastern Council
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China Nov aluminum imports fall amid rising domestic supply
China’s aluminum imports in November fell 35.7% from a year earlier as a result of mounting domestic supply, also as the COVID-hit economy continued to temper demand for the light metal. The counter aluminum brought in 255,744 tonnes, including primary metal and unwrought, alloyed aluminum, last month, according to data from the General Administration of Customs. With easing power restrictions on industrial users this year, smelters in China ramped up their production. The latest November output number showed a ninth consecutive increase to 3.41 million tonnes.
China nursing homes struggle to keep residents safe from Covid wave
China’s nursing homes are fighting an uphill battle to keep their elderly residents safe as a wave of Covid-19 infections sweeps the country following a relaxation of the government’s zero-tolerance virus policy. Facilities are locking themselves off from the outside world with staff sleeping on-site while struggling to get their hands on drugs. Authorities have warned of rapidly growing caseloads, and industry ministry official Zhou Jian said on Wednesday that the country was “making all-out efforts to ramp up the production of key medicines”.
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, CDS Gen Anil Chauhan, Navy Chief Admiral R Hari Kumar, Goa Governor PS Sreedharan Pillai, Goa CM Pramod Sawant and other dignitaries attend the commissioning ceremony of INS Mormugao, a P15B stealth-guided missile destroyer.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi attends the golden jubilee celebrations of the North Eastern Council, in Shillong, Meghalaya. Union Home Minister Amit Shah, Chief Ministers of the northeastern states and others are participating in the celebrations.
Maharashtra: Koshyari’s remarks, border row with Karnataka to dominate winter session
Remarks by Maharashtra Governor B S Koshyari on Shivaji Maharaj and the simmering border row with Karnataka are expected to dominate the winter session of state legislature beginning in Nagpur from Monday. The opposition is also expected to target the Eknath Shinde-led government on shifting of mega projects like Foxconn to Gujarat, according to political observers. Koshyari recently said that Shivaji Maharaj was a “hero of the past”, while BJP spokesperson Sudhanshu Trivedi claimed the Maratha warrior king sought mercy from the Mughal empire. Their remarks caused state-wide protests.