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Pope Francis presses Muslim dialogue in first papal visit to Bahrain
World

Pope Francis presses Muslim dialogue in first papal visit to Bahrain

Human rights groups and relatives of Shiite activists on death row have urged Francis to use his visit to call for an end to the death penalty and political repression in Bahrain

From yoga to temples in UAE, Bahrain: Narendra Modi is the best ambassador of Indian culture
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From yoga to temples in UAE, Bahrain: Narendra Modi is the best ambassador of Indian culture

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been unflagging in his promotion of yoga. But that's not all. During his tenure, he laid the foundation stone of the first-ever Hindu temple in Abu Dhabi and has been endorsing Indian art through the gifts he gives his foreign counterparts

Bird found mid-air in cockpit of Air India Express' Bahrain-Kochi flight on 15 July
India

Bird found mid-air in cockpit of Air India Express' Bahrain-Kochi flight on 15 July

In another incident, Air India Express's Calicut-Dubai flight was diverted on 16 July to Muscat after a burning smell was observed in cabin mid-air

Bahrain government confirms equity firm in talks to buy AC Milan for $1.1 billion
Sports

Bahrain government confirms equity firm in talks to buy AC Milan for $1.1 billion

Neither Elliott nor Milan has discussed the talks with Investcorp, and club director Paolo Maldini said little when asked about it on Friday.

India aim for improved performance against Belarus in second international football friendly
Sports

India aim for improved performance against Belarus in second international football friendly

Against Belarus, head coach Igor Stimac is expected to use the services of Indian Super League-winning side Hyderabad FC defender Chinglensana Singh as well as midfield lynchpin Brandon Fernandes.

Israel to host 'historic summit' of top US, Arab diplomats starting 27 March
World

Israel to host 'historic summit' of top US, Arab diplomats starting 27 March

The series of diplomatic meetings would be attended by US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and his counterparts from the UAE, Bahrain and Morocco, according to the foreign ministry

India coach Igor Stimac lavishes praise on Naorem Roshan Singh after Bahrain friendly, says defender a 'future Indian star'
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India coach Igor Stimac lavishes praise on Naorem Roshan Singh after Bahrain friendly, says defender a 'future Indian star'

Roshan was involved in the team's only goal in the 1-2 defeat to Bahrain as it was his assist that Rahul Bheke headed in to restore parity in the 59th minute.

Rahul Bheke's header goes in vain as India succumb to 1-2 defeat to Bahrain in friendly
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Rahul Bheke's header goes in vain as India succumb to 1-2 defeat to Bahrain in friendly

Bahrain had the last laugh thanks to Mahdi's winner in the 88th minute.

India head coach Igor Stimac expects his players to carry a 'brave attitude' against Bahrain
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India head coach Igor Stimac expects his players to carry a 'brave attitude' against Bahrain

Sunil Chhetri has been ruled out of the two friendlies due to an injury, but coach Stimac thinks it is the best time for the younger ones to prove themselves.

India coach Igor Stimac confident of improved performance from his goalkeepers
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India coach Igor Stimac confident of improved performance from his goalkeepers

Gurpreet and star centre back Sandesh Jhingan are in line to captain the side in the two friendlies in the absence of Sunil Chhetri, who has pulled out of the matches due to injury.

Injured Sunil Chhetri ruled out of India's friendlies against Bahrain and Belarus
Sports

Injured Sunil Chhetri ruled out of India's friendlies against Bahrain and Belarus

The 37-year-old forward had been named among the 38-member probables by coach Igor Stimac for the matches to be played in Manama on 23 and 26 March.

India football coach Igor Stimac names 38 probables for two friendlies in Bahrain
Sports

India football coach Igor Stimac names 38 probables for two friendlies in Bahrain

The match against Belarus is 'on as of now' said an AIFF official. Belarus has extended support to Russia in its invasion of Ukraine

Formula 1: Bahrain Grand Prix extends contract until 2036
Sports

Formula 1: Bahrain Grand Prix extends contract until 2036

Bahrain will host Formula One until at least 2036 after signing a 10-year contract extension, officials said on Friday.

International friendlies will help in preparation for Asian Cup qualifiers, say Sandesh Jhingan and Gurpreet Singh
Sports

International friendlies will help in preparation for Asian Cup qualifiers, say Sandesh Jhingan and Gurpreet Singh

India is scheduled to play two international friendlies against Bahrain and Belarus on 23 March and 26 March respectively. Both the matches will be played in Manama, Bahrain

Indian football team to play international friendlies against Bahrain, Belarus
Sports

Indian football team to play international friendlies against Bahrain, Belarus

The matches are part of the preparation for the national team campaign in the 2023 AFC Asian Cup third round qualifiers, which is scheduled to be held in June

MTV Roadies to go international; Season 18 of India's longest adventure reality show to be hosted in South Africa
Entertainment

MTV Roadies to go international; Season 18 of India's longest adventure reality show to be hosted in South Africa

After discussions on multiple locations like Dubai, Bahrain, and Russia, MTV has confirmed the final location as South Africa for Roadies Season 18.

We have tried to improve on all aspects, says India women's football team coach Thomas Dennerby
Sports

We have tried to improve on all aspects, says India women's football team coach Thomas Dennerby

These friendly matches are part of the Indian team's preparations for the AFC Women's Asian Cup, which it will host in January-February next year.

Indian women's football team clinches 5-0 win over Bahrain in international friendly
Sports

Indian women's football team clinches 5-0 win over Bahrain in international friendly

India face Chinese Taipei, who are ranked higher at 40th in the FIFA chart, on Wednesday.

Independence Day 2021: From 1866 to 1971, these five countries were also liberated on 15 August
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Independence Day 2021: From 1866 to 1971, these five countries were also liberated on 15 August

Between 1866 to 1971, Bahrain, Liechtenstein, Republic of Congo and then Korean Peninsula, besides India, gained their liberation on 15 August

Leading 800m runner Nelly Jepkosgei handed three-year ban for faking car accident to escape drug test
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Leading 800m runner Nelly Jepkosgei handed three-year ban for faking car accident to escape drug test

The Athletics Integrity Unit ruling said Jepkosgei admitted the deception after the Kenyan anti-doping agency investigated her claims.