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Cristiano Ronaldo reacts to his statue dividing opinion in India

A new statue of footballing superstar Cristiano Ronaldo has sparked controversy in the Indian state of Goa.

Locals in Goa are objecting to a Portuguese footballer being honoured instead of a player from India.

Michael Lobo, a minister in the Goa state government, tweeted that the statue had been supposed to promote football as a sport and inspire young people to play the game.

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Ronaldo reacts to his statue dividing opinion in India

A new statue of footballing superstar Cristiano Ronaldo has sparked controversy in the Indian state of Goa.

Locals in Goa are objecting to a Portuguese footballer being honoured instead of a player from India.

Michael Lobo, a minister in the Goa state government, tweeted that the statue had been supposed to promote football as a sport and inspire young people to play the game.

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India: Katrina Kaif claims her newlywed husband, Vicky Kaushal allegedly cheated on her while they were dating

Vicky and Katrina, who kept their relationship under wraps until their wedding, have been linked together since 2019. They tied the knot on December 9 at the Six Senses Fort Barwara in Rajasthan.


The wedding was a close-knit affair, with only a few friends and family members in attendance. Among the Bollywood celebrities on the guest list were Kabir Khan and Mini Mathur, Sharvari Wagh, Angad Bedi and Neha Dhupia.

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Gen Bipin Rawat’s remains laid to rest in Delhi amid tears

The last rites of Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) General Bipin Rawat and his wife Madhulika Rawat, who died in a chopper crash in Tamil Nadu on Wednesday, will be held on Friday around 5 pm at Brar Square crematorium in Delhi Cantonment.

The last rites of Gen Rawat will be performed with full military honours. The funeral procession will start from Kamraj Marg after 2 pm and reach Brar Square crematorium.

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Actress Shraddha Arya wore a cocktail sari worth Rs 1,80,000 lakh at her reception

Actress Shraddha Arya had a dreamy wedding on November 16 as she tied the knot with her Commander husband Rahul Nagal. The newlyweds hosted a reception on Wednesday (November 17).

She wrote alongside that the sari she wore at her reception was gifted by her designer friend. A part of it read: “Saree: My wedding gift from the very sweet & gorgeous @taandonreynu.”
The sari is delicately embroidered with crystals and katdana work and comes with a regal blouse.

And you won’t believe, the sari is for a whopping amount. A check on the designer’s website revealed the sari is for Rs. 1,80,000. Shraddha paired her look with premium couture jewellery.

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I’ve been a huge fan of SRK since the past 23 years – Malaika Arora says as she wishes Shah Rukh Khan on his birthday

Bollywood Superstar, Shah Rukh Khan turns 56 years old today. Fans gathered at Mannat to wish the Superstar on his birthday.

Meanwhile, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Anushka Sharma and Malaika Arora had the sweetest birthday wishes for him.

Sharing a picture from the iconic Chaiyya Chaiyya, Malaika wrote that she has been a huge fan of SRK since the past 23 years.

Read what she wrote below…

’23 years back was a fan girl n I continue to be one .Seeing you through all these years and how you carry yourself has not just been a pleasure but also Inspiring.

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Nigerian man arrested with party drugs worth N4m in India

Nigerian man arrested with party drugs worth N4m in India

A Nigerian national has been arrested by the Crime Branch of Goa Police, India and party drugs worth Rs 7.4 lakh (N4,072,965.90) were seized from him.


The accused identified as Amaechi Ekene was nabbed by the police along the north Goa coastal belt in Mapusa, Panaji on Thursday, October 21, and was booked under relevant sections of the Narcotics Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) act.

“Upon conducting the raid, one Nigerian national Amaechi Ekene was arrested carrying multiple types of drugs namely LSD blots, ecstasy tablets both in commercial quantities and MDMA. Total market value of seized drugs is over Rs 7.4 lakh,” a Goa Police spokesperson said.

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Two Nigerian women arrested as India’s intelligence agency seizes 530 grams of cocaine worth over N300m

Two Nigerian women arrested as India

The carrier, Kane Simpou Julie (21), had arrived at the Cochin International Airport Limited (Cial) on Saturday, October 16, from Lagos via Doha on a Qatar Airways flight.


The contraband was concealed in the false bottom of her trolley bag. Sleuths approached her based on specific intelligence and made the seizure.


Sleuths then found out from the carrier about the second accused, another Nigerian woman, Ifeoma Queen Anozie (33), who has been staying in India for the past four years.

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Five children killed as floods kill at least 24 in India (Photos)

Five children killed as floods kill at least 24 in India (Photos/Videos)

At least 24 people have been killed in floods in southern India after heavy rains caused rivers to overflow, cutting off towns and villages on Monday morning, October 18.



Several houses were washed away and people became trapped in the district of Kottayam in Kerala state.

Five children are among the dead and there are fears the death toll could rise further as many people are missing.

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Samantha Ruth Prabhu turned down film with Shah Rukh Khan

Samantha Ruth Prabhu turned down film with Shah Rukh Khan.

Samantha Ruth Prabhu, who hogged all the limelight with her role in `Family Man 2` was approached for a film with Shah Rukh Khan.

However, the southern superstar wanted to start a family with Chaitanya and hence, turned down the offer.