In their bid to push for the second spot, both Jamshedpur FC and Hyderabad FC will have to treat their sixth-round fixtures as do-or-die ones, when they take on Bengaluru FC and Chennaiyin FC respectively in the Reliance Foundation Development League (RFDL) on Saturday. IPL 2022 – FULL COVERAGE | SCHEDULE | RESULTS | ORANGE CAP | PURPLE CAP | POINTS TABLE FC Goa queered the pitch for Kerala Blasters FC the other day with a come-from-behind win over them, thus opening the doors for at least four teams to harbour hopes of a second-place finish with two rounds remaining. The top two teams will participate in the NextGen Cup to be hosted in the United Kingdom for the first time later this year. Hyderabad, Reliance Foundation Young Champs (RFYC), Jamshedpur and Goa are all on seven points and need to win their remaining two games to secure the coveted top-two spot. A draw or defeat for any of the four teams will mean they are out of contention. Chennaiyin and Mumbai … [Read more...] about RF Development League: Jamshedpur, Hyderabad Eye Wins to Keep Top-Two Hopes Alive
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Thor: Love and Thunder has released a new trailer that gives Marvel fans their first glimpse of new villain Gorr the God Butcher, played by Oscar-winner Christian Bale. The Thor 4 trailer reveals Gorr as a villain with ashy grey skin, a scarred face and white robes. Perhaps the gods made fun of the character's monochrome pallor as a kid, because now he is known as the God Butcher—pretty bad news for the MCU 's favorite god, Thor (played by Chris Hemsworth). Gorr the God Butcher is a relatively recent addition to the Thor comics, but has made an impact in his first decade. Selecting Bale as the character continues the tradition of casting Oscar-winning actors to play Thor bad guys, following Cate Blanchett's turn in Ragnarok . Here's what we know about Gorr the God Butcher from the comics, and what the makers of the movie have said about their version of the character. Who is Gorr the God Butcher? In the comics, there is a dark existential question at the … [Read more...] about Who’s the villain in “Thor: Love and Thunder”? Meet Christian Bale’s Gorr
Bengaluru FC and FC Goa registered clinical victories over Reliance Foundation Young Champs (RFYC) and Chennaiyin FC respectively, as the first-ever Reliance Foundation Development League (RFDL) got underway across two grounds here on Friday. Bengaluru FC beat RF Young Champs 2-0 with goals from midfielder Bekey Oram (24th) and substitute striker Rahul Raju (90+3) on either side of halftime at the Benaulim ground following FC Goa’s 1-0 win over Chennaiyin in the first game of the inaugural meet. Goa rode on Jovial Dias’ second-half strike to log three points, and the two winners on the night face each other on April 19. IPL 2022 – FULL COVERAGE | SCHEDULE | RESULTS | ORANGE CAP | PURPLE CAP | POINTS TABLE The RF Young Champs, the youngest team in the tournament, put out a strong performance in the second period but a late goal from second-half substitute Raju put paid to their efforts after Oram had given the Blues’ an early lead. Bengaluru started the game on the … [Read more...] about FC Goa, Bengaluru FC Script Wins on Opening Day of Inaugural Reliance Foundation Development League
This live blog is now closed. For the latest updates please check here . Russia began a new offensive Monday in Ukraine's eastern Donbas region, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said. Russia in recent days had been building up its forces for an attack on what is Ukraine’s industrial heartland, where Moscow-backed separatists have been fighting Kyiv for eight years. “We will not give away anything Ukrainian, and we do not need anything that is not ours,” Zelenskyy said. Explosions also rocked Lviv on Monday in a rare and deadly attack on the western Ukrainian city — up to now a safe hub for refugees , Western officials and the media — as the world braces for a major Russian offensive farther east . At least seven people were killed in the Russian missile strikes, Ukrainian officials said, with Russian forces striking areas across Ukraine while readying a new ground offensive in the east. In Mariupol, the strategically crucial southeastern port city … [Read more...] about Russia begins new offensive in the Donbas region
A heroic cat came to the rescue of his young owner by JUMPING on bullies picking a fight. Smudge sprang into action and pounced onto the chest of one bigger boy when he saw frightened Ethan pushed to the ground. The boy and his friends were so shocked by the tabby cat's actions that they ran away crying leaving Ethan Fenton, five, and his two-year-old brother Ashton alone. Smudge has now been nominated for a National Cat of the Year award set up by the Cats Protection charity. Feline saviour: Ethan Fenton, five, with Smudge, the cat that saved him from bullies. ( Image: Mercury) Mum Sarah, 26, who witnessed the attack said: "I was keeping an eye on the boys who were playing football in the front garden. "I saw three boys who were much taller and older than Ethan walk over to our front gate. "I heard them shout Ethan's name twice but he ignored them and just put his head back down and kept playing with Ashton. "But then they shouted him again and then one of … [Read more...] about Is this Britain’s bravest cat? Feisty feline saves boy from bullies
Rivian said last week that it has partnered with environmental advocacy group Tread Lightly! to advance stewardship education for electric vehicle (EV) offroaders. The company says that as more of its products reach customers - and the trails - it will be important to understand that stewardship and conservation go further than their vehicle choices. To realize this goal, Rivian is putting together a team of educators called Master Tread Trainers who will keep drivers and the wider community informed about Tread Lightly!'s T.R.E.A.D principles for off-roading. Those principles encompass traveling responsibly through designated areas, respecting the rights and property of others, educating yourself on the area and applicable regulations, avoiding sensitive areas and making sure to model appropriate behavior. For Matt Caldwell, director of the stewardship group, the name of the game is getting everyone on the same page about who's responsible for public lands. He told … [Read more...] about Rivian partners with environmental group to protect the trails it tackles.
I’m delighted to be the resident medical expert for the brilliant new paper The New Day. Every day I'll be offering useful hints and tips to keep your health on track. Medicine changes fast, and I know advice often seems contradictory. I’ll keep you up to date with all the most important developments and what they mean for you. Here is a round-up of my advice throughout The New Day's first week - including anxiety disorders, high heels, coffee and how to increase your chances of a long, healthy life. Anxiety disorders are rocketing due to pressures of modern world... Here’s how you can stay calm We all recognise anxiety. It’s that moment when our bodies gear up to sudden and decisive action. Back when we were cavemen it came in handy as a great defence mechanism – after all, there was no hanging around if a tiger turned up. These days, we still have the same physiological responses and feelings, but we rarely face the same situations. Instead, we’re exposed to a … [Read more...] about Doctor Christian Jessen’s health tips: Anxiety disorders, high heels, coffee and longevity