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
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
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
Neither Elliott nor Milan has discussed the talks with Investcorp, and club director Paolo Maldini said little when asked about it on Friday.
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.
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'
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.
Bahrain had the last laugh thanks to Mahdi's winner in the 88th minute.
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.
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.
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.
The match against Belarus is 'on as of now' said an AIFF official. Belarus has extended support to Russia in its invasion of Ukraine
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
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
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
After discussions on multiple locations like Dubai, Bahrain, and Russia, MTV has confirmed the final location as South Africa for Roadies Season 18.
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.
India face Chinese Taipei, who are ranked higher at 40th in the FIFA chart, on Wednesday.
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
The Athletics Integrity Unit ruling said Jepkosgei admitted the deception after the Kenyan anti-doping agency investigated her claims.