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India Beat Belgium 1-0 To Enter Semifinals, On Course To Defend Junior Hockey WC Title
India Beat Belgium 1-0 To Enter Semifinals, On Course To Defend Junior Hockey WC Title

India will take on last edition's bronze medallist Germany in the semifinals on Friday. Six-time champions Germany beat Spain 3-1 in the shoot-out after both the teams were locked 2-2 in regulation time.

Jr Hockey World Cup: Belgium, Malaysia qualify for knockouts; France beat Canada 11-1
Jr Hockey World Cup: Belgium, Malaysia qualify for knockouts; France beat Canada 11-1

Belgium will thus play the winner of the match between hosts India and Poland while Malaysia take on France, who topped Pool B with an all-win record after recording their third win in the preliminary league by thrashing Canada 11-1. France finished with nine points from three matches.

COVID-19 lockdowns significantly impacting global air quality: Study

London: Researchers have found that levels of two major air pollutants have been drastically reduced since lockdowns began in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, but a secondary pollutant – ground-level ozone – has increased in China. Two new studies, published in the journal Geophysical Research Letters, found that nitrogen dioxide pollution over northern China, Western […]

FIH Pro League: Belgium Beat India 3-2 In Second Match

Bhubaneswar: World No.1 Belgium came-up with dominating performance to beat India 3-2 in a high-voltage match here at the on-going FIH Hockey Pro League on Sunday. Goals by Alexander Hendrickx (3′), and Maxime Plennevaux (17′ & 26′) that ensured Belgium’s victory while goals by Vivek Sagar Prasad (15′), and Amit Rohidas (17′) kept India in […]

Belgium Crowned FIFA Team Of The Year, Qatar Biggest Climber

Geneva: Belgium have been crowned FIFA ‘Team of the Year’ for the second successive time after a record-breaking year for the global ladder. The team, known as the Red Devils, had held on to top spot in a December table barely impacted by just 19 friendlies toward the end of a year in which 1,082 […]

Tillotama Shome wins best actress award at Belgium fest

Mumbai: Tillotama Shome has won the Best Actress award for her performance in Rohena Gera’s “Sir” at the Brussels International Film Festival. “Thank you The Brussels International Film Festival for honouring me with the best actress award for ‘Sir’. Thank you jury members,” Tillotama, who plays the character of Ratna in the film, posted on […]

It's written in the stars, World Champions Belgium say after victory

Bhubaneswar: The Belgium team, which created history by emerging the champions in the hockey men’s world cup after thrashing the Netherlands in a penalty shootout, on Sunday said it was written in the stars. “The coach said before the game it is written in the stars and even before the shootout, he said guys it […]

Hockey World Cup 2018: Belgium hammer England to enter final

Bhubaneswar: Belgium thrashed a disjointed England 6-0 to enter the final of the men’s hockey World Cup for the first time here on Saturday. The Belgians scored in all four periods with Alexander Hendrickx (19th, 44th, 50th minutes) converting three penalty corners to complete a hat-trick. Tom Boon (7th), Cédric Charlier (41st) and Sébastien Dockier […]

HWC 2018: England to face Belgium, Australia to play against Netherlands in semis

Bhubaneswar: Top four teams of the world Australia, Belgium, England and Netherlands will lock horns with each other to book a place in the finals of the on-going Odisha Men’s Hockey World Cup at the Kalinga Stadium here today. While Belgium will take on England in the first semi-final, Australia will face the Netherlands in […]

Hockey World Cup: Belgium down Germany, to face England in semis

Bhubaneswar: Olympic silver medallist Belgium edged out two-time champions Germany 2-1 in a keenly contested quarter-final at the men’s hockey World Cup here on Thursday. In the neck and neck fight, third ranked Belgium held their nerves and came back from a goal down to enter the semi-finals for the first time. Sixth ranked Germany […]

Hockey World Cup: Netherlands, Belgium in quarters

Bhubaneswar: Netherlands thrashed Canada 5-0 while Belgium hammered Pakistan in the crossover matches of the Hockey World Cup to qualify for the quarter-finals here on Tuesday. Netherlands will now face India in the quarters on Thursday while Belgium will take on Germany. In the first match of the day where Belgium hammered Pakistan 5-0, Belgium […]

Hockey World Cup 2018: Match between India & Belgium ends with 2-2 draw

Bhubaneswar: The much-awaited Pool C match between India and Belgium of the on-going Hockey World Cup ended in a 2-2 draw at Kalinga stadium here today. India recovered from a slow start to produce a superb second half performance to hold title contenders Belgium to draw. Alexander Hendrickx drew first blood for Belgium when he […]

Belgium remains atop FIFA men's ranking, Portugal moves up

Madrid: Belgium’s national football team remained atop of the FIFA men’s world ranking for November with 1727 points, followed closely by France in second place, while Spain continues to occupy the ninth position, the international governing body announced on Thursday. Meanwhile, Portugal moved up one place and currently holds the sixth spot, displacing Uruguay back […]

PNB fraud: ED attaches Nirav Modi's foreign assets worth Rs 637 cr

New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) today said that it has attached foreign properties of fugitive diamond jeweller Nirav Modi worth Rs 637 crore, including two apartments in New Yorks Central Park, even as the agency continued its investigation into the Punjab National Bank (PNB) fraud case. A senior ED official said the agency had […]

FIFA 2018: Belgium stun Brazil to reach World Cup semis

Kazan Arena: A superb first half display by Belgium ended Brazil’s hopes of a record sixth World Cup crown as a Fernandinho own goal and a superb Kevin De Bruyne strike proved enough to win 2-1 and seal a semi-final spot. Although Brazil roared back in the second half with a headed goal from Renato […]

FIFA World Cup: Belgium ride Lukaku brace to blank Panama 3-0

Sochi: Belgium rode a second-half brace from Romelu Lukaku to blank Panama 3-0 in their Group G opener of the FIFA World Cup 2018 at the Fisht Stadium here on Monday. After a barren first period, striker Lukaku scored in the 69th and 75th minute to ensure the victory after wide midfielder Dries Mertens drew […]

Belgium to celebrate International Day of Yoga

Brussels: India, Belgium and the European Union are jointly organising events in the Belgian capital and across the country to celebrate the 4th International Day of Yoga. European Parliament President Antonio Tajani and Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will attend a special yoga session on June 21 at the European Parliament, led by Indian […]

Little Miss Galaxy World Arpita Behera back home to rousing reception

Sambalpur: In one of a kind achievement for the State, Arpita Behera was crowned ‘Little Miss Galaxy World 2018’ in an international talent and beauty pageant held in Bulgaria recently. Arpita arrived home to a rousing reception in Sambalpur and expressed her gratitude to the people of the city for showering love and blessings on […]

HWL Final: India beats Belgium in penalty shootout

Bhubaneswar: Goalkeeper Akash Chikte put up a superlative show as India edged past Belgium 3-2 via penalty shootout to enter the semi-finals of the FIH Hockey World League (HWL) Final here on Wednesday. Chikte blocked four Belgian attackers during the shootout, while Lalit Upadhyay, Rupinder Pal Singh and Harmanpreet Singh were on the mark for […]

France, Belgium to vie for Davis Cup title

Paris: France will clash against Belgium on November 24-26 in the Davis Cup final after defeating Serbia. Belgium defeated Australia. The teams from the neighbouring countries are again in the running for a title after two years, with France coached by Yannick Noah returning to title play three years after falling to Switzerland in the semifinals […]

Trump lands in Saudi Arabia
Trump lands in Saudi Arabia

Riyadh: US President Donald Trump on Saturday landed in Saudi Arabia, beginning his first international tour which is scheduled to include stops in Israel, the Vatican City, Belgium and Italy. Trump was received by Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz at Riyadh’s King Khalid International Airport, Efe news reported. Abdulaziz organised a small reception for Trump, who […]

Researchers develop air purifier that also generates power

London: Researchers in Belgium have developed a device which, when exposed to light, can purify air and at the same time generate power. “We use a small device with two rooms separated by a membrane”, explained Professor Sammy Verbruggen from the University of Antwerp and KU Leuven (University of Leuven). “Air is purified on one […]

Srabani bags silver in Flanders Cup European Club Meet

Ace woman sprinter of Odisha Srabani Nanda won a silver medal in the 200-metre event in Flanders Cup European Club Meet at Oordegem in Belgium today