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Tag: Spain

Shah Rukh Khan & Deepika Padukone To Shoot Song Sequence In Spain For Film ‘Pathan’

Bollywood stars Shah Rukh Khan and Deepika Padukone will soon be sharing screen space in the Siddharth Anand’s directed upcoming film "Pathan”.

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Spain To Begin Covid-19 Vaccination Drive On December 27

Madrid: Spain will begin a vaccination programme against the novel coronavirus from December 27 onwards, confirmed the country’s Health Minister Salvador Illa on Friday. The programme will first administer the BioNTech Pfizer vaccine, which will begin arriving in the country on December 26, reports Xinhua news agency. “If Europe has agreed that vaccination begins in […]

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Spanish Couple Adopts Child From Koraput Orphanage

Jeypore: A couple from Spain on Wednesday adopted a bay boy from an orphanage at Dasamantpur here in Koraput district. The two-years-old child has been handed over to the couple in the presence of local sub-collector after completion of all official formalities. The couple expressed immense happiness on receiving the child but the entire staff, […]

COVID-19 Updates From Around The Globe Today

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought countries around the world to a standstill. Here are the latest updates on the coronavirus crisis from around the globe on Sunday. Global COVID-19 cases over 5.3 mn: Johns Hopkins The overall number of global coronavirus cases has increased to over 5.3 million, while the death toll surged past 342,000, […]

Global COVID-19 deaths surpass 280,000 mark

Washington: The global death toll due to the novel coronavirus pandemic has surpassed the 280,000 mark, while the cases have surged to over 4.1 million, according to the Johns Hopkins University. As of Monday morning, the global death toll stood at 282,719, the University’s Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) said in its latest […]

Global COVID-19 cases surge past 4 million mark, death toll over 277000

Washington: More than four million confirmed cases of coronavirus have been reported around the world, according to a data collated by Johns Hopkins University. The global death toll has also risen to above 277,000, the BBC reported citing the data. The US remains the worst-hit country, accounting for over a quarter of confirmed cases and […]

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China's new COVID-19 cases rise to near six-week high

Beijing: China reported the highest number of new coronavirus cases in nearly six weeks on Monday, as it tried to prevent a second wave of COVID-19 infections, a media report said. Having largely stamped out the domestic transmission of the disease, China, where the pandemic originated last December, has been slowly easing curbs on movement […]

Spanish Princess Maria Teresa becomes 1st royal to die from COVID-19
Spanish Princess Maria Teresa becomes 1st royal to die from COVID-19

London: Princess Maria Teresa of Spain has died after testing positive for the novel coronavirus, becoming the first royal victim of the disease, it was reported. The Princess, who was King of Spain Felipe VI’s cousin, died aged 86 in Paris on Friday, the London-based Metro newspaper said in a report on Saturday. Her younger […]

Spain Sees Spike In Coronavirus Deaths, Toll Nears 500

Madrid: Spain, which had reported 309 coronavirus-related deaths till Monday, saw the fatalities surge to 491 on Tuesday, reports said. The number of confirmed cases also soared by 2,000 to 11,178, in the country, which had like many fellow European nations, closed its borders and ordered a partial lockdown. From midnight, Spain began stopping cars […]

Researchers Explain Why Cancer Risk Is Higher In Males

London: DNA differences between men and women may explain why cancer risk is higher in males, according to a new study. In findings published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute, researchers have reported that loss of function in certain genes of the sex-determining Y chromosome, which is present only in men, may cause […]

Rafale Nadal Clinches 6th Davis Cup Title For Spain

Madrid: World No. 1 Rafael Nadal finished his season on a high by leading Spain to its sixth Davis Cup title. Spain, who had been forced to dig deep to win 2-1 against Britain, defeated Canada 2-0 as Nadal defeated Denis Shapovalov 6-3, 7-6(7) in the Caja Magica on Sunday. Before that, World No. 9 […]

Residents of Gajapati village in despair on nun's return to Spain

Gajapati: Residents of Aliganda village in the district are a shattered lot as they came to know that Spain-born nun Enedina is set to return home as her visa period ended and application for Indian citizenship was declined. The 95-year-old nun, who completed her graduation in medical degree from Madrid Capital Medical College, has been […]

Microsoft expands protection tool for European democratic institutions

San Francisco: To protect democratic institutions from hacking attacks ahead of the elections to the European Parliament in May, Microsoft on Wednesday announced the expansion of its AccountGuard programme to 12 more European markets, including France, Germany and Spain. AccountGuard is a security service offered to users in the highly targeted political space at no […]

Rafael Nadal defeats Duckworth in straight sets at Australian Open

Melbourne: Spain’s Rafael Nadal defeated Australian wild card entry James Duckworth 6-4, 6-3, 7-5, in the first round of the Australian Open here on Monday. Nadal, who won the title in 2009, completed the match against the 238th-ranked Duckworth, four months after his last official match against Argentina’s Juan Martin del Potro in last year’s […]

France upset Argentina; knock Spain out of hockey World Cup

Bhubaneswar: In what turned out to be the biggest upset of the ongoing men’s hockey World Cup, minnows France on Thursday outclassed Olympic champions Argentina 5-3 in their final must-win pool A fixture to keep their quarter-final dreams alive. The result meant Spain were knocked out of the World Cup after finishing last in the […]

Hockey World Cup 2018: Spain draw match against France 1-1

Bhubaneswar: Skipper and goalkeeper Quico Cortes led from the front with a superb penalty stroke save to help three-time medallist Spain eke out a hard-fought 1-1 draw against lowly France in their second Pool A match at the ongoing men’s hockey World Cup here on Monday. The draw kept both the teams in the hunt […]

Nadal stays on top of ATP rankings

Madrid: Spain’s Rafael Nadal remained in the number one spot in the men’s Association of Tennis Professionals world singles rankings released on Monday with 8,760 points. Switzerland’s Roger Federer came in second in this week’s top 10, ahead of Serbia’s Novak Djokovic, reports Efe. Further down the rankings, Yoshihito Nishioka of Japan rocketed 76 spots […]

Nadal maintains ATP rankings top spot

Madrid: Spain’s Rafael Nadal maintained the No. 1 spot in the men’s Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) world singles rankings released on Monday with 8,760 points, ahead of Switzerland’s Roger Federer. The Spaniard continued to lead the rankings despite his forced retirement at the US Open over a knee injury, which also made him miss […]

Japan top Spain 3-1 in women's U-20 World Cup

Vannes (France): A disciplined Japanese squad prevailed 3-1 over Spain in the final of the women’s Under-20 World Cup. It was Japan’s first triumph in the competition on Friday, following third-place finishes in 2012 and 2016, reports Efe news. The Spanish, though disappointed, can be still be proud after delivering their country’s best-ever performance in […]

India U-20 team stun Argentina counterparts in COTIF Cup

New Delhi: A 10-man India Under-20 football team defeated powerhouses Argentina U-20 2-1 in what Coach Floyd Pinto described as one of the “biggest days for Indian Football” in the U-20 COTIF Cup in Spain. Eight boys who represented India in the FIFA U-17 World Cup started the day for India with the rest all […]

Nadal maintains 1st spot in ATP rankings

Madrid: Spain’s Rafael Nadal continued to lead the men’s Association of Tennis Professionals world singles rankings released on Monday with 9,310 average points, ahead of Switzerland’s Roger Federer. Top-10 players are holding on to their positions except for South Africa’s Kevin Anderson who dropped to the sixth, elevating Bulgaria’s Grigor Dimitrov to the fifth spot, […]

Srikanth enters pre-quarterfinals of World Championship

Nanjing: India ace Kidambi Srikanth struggled past Spain’s Pablo Abian in a three-game match to enter the men’s singles pre quarterfinals at the BWF World Championship here today. The fifth seeded Indian recovered from a slump during the hard-fought contest to see off Pablo 21-15 12-21 21-14 in a second-round match that lasted 62 minutes. […]

Nadal stays atop ATP rankings

Madrid: Spain’s Rafael Nadal remained in the number one spot in the men’s Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) world singles rankings released on Monday. Nadal has 9,310 points, while Switzerland’s Roger Federer maintained his second place in this week’s top 10 that witnessed no changes, ahead of Germany’s Alexander Zverev, reports Efe. Further down the […]

FIFA World Cup 2018: Andres Iniesta announces retirement after Spain's ouster

Moscow: A Spain legend Andres Iniesta announced his retirement from international football here on Sunday after their shocking loss to hosts Russia in the pre-quarterfinals of the 2018 FIFA World Cup. “It’s a reality that today is my last match with the national team. At the individual level, a wonderful stage ends,” the hero of […]

Nadal earns 11th Barcelona Open title as he crushes Tsitsipas

Barcelona: World No. 1 Rafael Nadal of Spain earned his 11th Barcelona Open tennis title on Sunday as he crushed the rising Greek star Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-2, 6-1. Nadal, who won his 11th Monte-Carlo Masters title last Sunday, extended his clay court winning streak to an Open Era record of 46 straight sets, while sealing […]