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Assam: 7 Germans arrested for religious preaching, violating tourist visa norms
India

Assam: 7 Germans arrested for religious preaching, violating tourist visa norms

The seven German nationals were reportedly staying in Assam on tourist visas but they allegedly secretly started preaching Christianity. According to reports, women are also included among the arrested foreigners

Brazil police arrest German diplomat for allegedly killing husband
World

Brazil police arrest German diplomat for allegedly killing husband

Uwe Herbert Hahn told authorities that his husband, Belgian national Walter Henri Maximilien Biot, had taken ill Friday night, after which he collapsed and fatally hit his head

Jaishankar meets German counterpart; discusses bilateral and global issues
World

Jaishankar meets German counterpart; discusses bilateral and global issues

At Munich Security Conference, Jaishankar will participate in a panel discussion on the Indo-Pacific and will also lead discussions at an 'Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav' event

Adidas breaks the internet with new sports bra ad, #supportiseverything goes viral
World

Adidas breaks the internet with new sports bra ad, #supportiseverything goes viral

While many came out in support of the German sportswear brand's post, calling it a ‘powerful stance’, others questioned whether or not it was acceptable by Twitter standards

Ralf Rangnick's expected arrival at Man Utd 'not good news' for rivals, says Liverpool manager Klopp
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Ralf Rangnick's expected arrival at Man Utd 'not good news' for rivals, says Liverpool manager Klopp

Klopp's fellow German is set to be installed as United interim manager until the end of the season following last week's sacking of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer after a terrible run of results

German city of Cologne allows mosques to broadcast call to Friday prayers
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German city of Cologne allows mosques to broadcast call to Friday prayers

Cologne mosques need to apply for a special permit in order to be able to broadcast the call. The initiative will be limited to two years and then be re-evaluated

'India is important for us': German Ambassador says new regime will continue strong bilateral ties
India

'India is important for us': German Ambassador says new regime will continue strong bilateral ties

The German Ambassador said relations between India and Germany saw a significant upswing including in areas of trade and investment in the last over one decade.

Meet Tobias Vogt, German doctor who has been treating Kolkata's underprivileged for the past 20 years
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Meet Tobias Vogt, German doctor who has been treating Kolkata's underprivileged for the past 20 years

Tobias Vogt, 52, came to Kolkata 20 years ago as a doctor through the NGO German Doctors and stayed

German COVID-19 vaccine CureVac has efficacy rate of 48 percent in final trials
science

German COVID-19 vaccine CureVac has efficacy rate of 48 percent in final trials

However, it showed higher efficacy and offered 100-percent protection against hospitalisation and death in people aged 18 to 60 years.

Berlin crashes were Islamist-motivated attack, say German prosecutors; accused being investigated for attempted murder
World

Berlin crashes were Islamist-motivated attack, say German prosecutors; accused being investigated for attempted murder

Six people were injured, three of them severely, when a man allegedly drove into several vehicles, intentionally targeting motorcycles, along a stretch of Berlin’s highway on Tuesday evening

Dark (spoiler-free) review: Season 3 offers closure, answers and leaves us to contemplate on them
Entertainment

Dark (spoiler-free) review: Season 3 offers closure, answers and leaves us to contemplate on them

Besides its geeky allure, a key to the success of Dark Season 3 lies in the mystery lurking beneath the mundane.

The question of race permeates every pore of Rainer Werner Fassbinder’s German melodrama Ali: Fear Eats the Soul
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The question of race permeates every pore of Rainer Werner Fassbinder’s German melodrama Ali: Fear Eats the Soul

An inter-racial romance seems apt to talk about in these #GeorgeFloyd times, especially when race colours every aspect of the “romance” in question.

Australian Open 2020: Alexander Zverev says Nick Kyrgios 'not consistent enough' to become Australia's first Grand Slam champion in 42 years
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Australian Open 2020: Alexander Zverev says Nick Kyrgios 'not consistent enough' to become Australia's first Grand Slam champion in 42 years

Kyrgios is Australia’s highest-ranked player in the men’s draw, but Zverev was blunt when asked about the prospect of the 23rd seed ending the host nation’s 42-year wait for a homegrown singles champion

ATP Cup 2020: Denis Shapovalov beats Alexander Zverev in straight sets, anchors Canada's 2-1 win over Germany
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ATP Cup 2020: Denis Shapovalov beats Alexander Zverev in straight sets, anchors Canada's 2-1 win over Germany

Shapovalov needed just 70 minutes to brush aside world number seven Zverev, who lost his third straight singles before the year’s first Grand Slam starting in Melbourne on 20 January

Head Burst, which had Asian premiere at IFFI, is a sympathetic look at the plight of a paedophile
Entertainment

Head Burst, which had Asian premiere at IFFI, is a sympathetic look at the plight of a paedophile

Head Burst is a disturbing, troubling film that's bound to be controversial. There will surely be people who ask, "Do we need to justify the behaviours of such a man?"

US Open 2019: Daniil Medvedev calls himself an 'idiot' for making obscene gesture at chair umpire during his third-round match
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US Open 2019: Daniil Medvedev calls himself an 'idiot' for making obscene gesture at chair umpire during his third-round match

Medvedev says he is still working on being his best but learned some lessons after reading social media comments about himself after Friday's match

Bundesliga: Dutch strike Bas Dost joins Eintracht Frankfurt from Sporting Lisbon
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Bundesliga: Dutch strike Bas Dost joins Eintracht Frankfurt from Sporting Lisbon

Bas Dost netted 76 goals in 84 league games for Sporting and was the Portuguese league's top scorer in 2016/17

UTT 2019: Sharath Kamal unfurls vintage bag of tricks as Chennai Lions pip Goa Challengers to top league table
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UTT 2019: Sharath Kamal unfurls vintage bag of tricks as Chennai Lions pip Goa Challengers to top league table

Achanta Sharath Kamal's win in the reverse singles proved crucial as in the reverse women's singles, Chennai Lions lost 1-2

France passes hate speech law; social media networks to remove offensive content within 24 hours; new button for users to flag abuse
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France passes hate speech law; social media networks to remove offensive content within 24 hours; new button for users to flag abuse

France on Tuesday passed a landmark law to fight online hate speech which will oblige social media networks to remove offending content in 24 hours.