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Euro 2020: Munich Mayor gears up for protest as UEFA declines rainbow-colored stadium for Hungary match

Munich Mayor Dieter Reiter's application on behalf of the council made clear it wanted to protest a law passed by Hungarian lawmakers last week.

published on : 22nd June 2021

13 EU nations voice 'grave concern' at Hungary anti-LGBTQ law

Hungary's Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto, attending the meeting, defended the law, saying it is 'against only the paedophiles'.

published on : 22nd June 2021

Hungary's immunity cards allow packed stands, raise concerns

Tens of thousands of soccer fans packed the Puskas Arena in Budapest last week to attend Euro 2020 matches.

published on : 22nd June 2021

Euro Cup: Protesting Hungary's transphobia, Germany might present their team a rainbow-coloured Munich stadium

Munich Mayor Dieter Reiter said Sunday he was going to write to UEFA to ask for permission for Germany’s stadium to be lit up with the colours as a sign against homophobia and intolerance.

published on : 21st June 2021

Euro 2020: Antoine Griezmann's strike helps France earn 1-1 draw against Hungary

Antoine Griezmann has now scored 11 goals at major international tournaments (World Cup and Euros); only Michel Platini (14), Just Fontaine (13), and Thierry Henry (12) have more for France.

published on : 19th June 2021

India abstains on UNGA resolution on Myanmar, says its views not reflected in draft

The UN General Assembly adopted the draft resolution 'The situation in Myanmar' on Friday with 119 Member States voting in favour, including Myanmar while 36 nations abstained, including India.

published on : 19th June 2021

Rise in fungal, bacterial infections as Covid abates

As the number of ICU admissions due to Covid started coming down in various hospitals, more and more non-Covid admissions have been recorded in private hospitals.

published on : 19th June 2021

Portugal captain Cristiano Ronaldo scripts footballing history at European Championships

Cristiano Ronaldo overtook the previous mark of nine goals set by France's Michel Platini in Euro's all-time leading scorer list.

published on : 16th June 2021

Ronaldo scores 2, Portugal beats Hungary 3-0 at Euro 2020

It was the first match of the tournament to be played in front of a full crowd amid the coronavirus pandemic.

published on : 15th June 2021

Hungary: Lawmakers pass law barring LGBT content for minors

The ruling Fidesz party has a parliamentary majority, and lawmakers from the right-wing Jobbik party also endorsed the measure.

published on : 15th June 2021

In Oman, fatal fungal infection detected in some COVID-19 patients

The fungal condition became a growing cause of concern during India's devastating coronavirus surge. 

published on : 15th June 2021

On track for land degradation  neutrality: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said India is on track to achieve its national commitment of land degradation neutrality.

published on : 15th June 2021

United Nations urges action to end AIDS, saying Covid-19 hurt progress

It also calls for progress toward eliminating all forms of HIV-related stigma and discrimination and for urgent work toward an HIV vaccine and a cure for AIDS.

published on : 9th June 2021

The mystery of fungal infections

A quick delve into the three variants of fungi detected in the Covid affected

published on : 28th May 2021

Jeremy’s Olympic hopes take a hit

Indian weightlifter Jeremy Lalrinnunga (67kg) finished a disappointing fourth in the IWF Junior World Championships on Tuesday in Tashkent, Uzbekistan.

published on : 26th May 2021
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