This is also the first instance of a team pulling out of a competition because of COVID in a national-level football tournament in India.
Marcus Joseph, who played for Gokulam Kerala before scored the winning goal for Mohammedan Sporting in the 44th minute.
Playing with their reserve side, Bengaluru FC struggled to cope with the energy-sapping humid conditions, failing to convert a flurry of chances and were held to a 1-1 draw by Army Red in their Durand Cup opener in Kolkata on Monday.
A health worker checks body temperature of a passenger as a precaution against the coronavirus, at Dadar Railway Station in Mumbai.PTI Photo/Kunal Patil
A health worker checks body temperature of passengers as a precaution against the coronavirus, at Dadar Railway Station in Mumbai.PTI Photo/Kunal Patil
A man receives a dose of COVID-19 vaccine during a door-to-door vaccination campaign in Morigaon district of Assam.PTI Photo
Newly appointed Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral R Hari Kumar lays wreath at National War Memorial, in New Delhi.PTI Photo
Newly appointed Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral R Hari Kumar pays tribute to martyrs at National War Memorial, in New Delhi.PTI Photo
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Dissent is less about material gains than the intangibles they leave us with.
For India’s manual scavengers, mere existence is a protest, because they need to fight just to reclaim their humanity and dignity.
While everyone is going gaga over actress Katrina Kaif in the revamped version of 'Tip Tip Barsa Pani', the replacement of Raveena Tandon does point towards the problem of sexism and ageism in the Indian film industry
Australia winning the T20 World Cup for the first time has been timely as they host the next edition at their own backyard in 2022.
As per the Observer Research Foundation, close to 250 million children in India were adversely affected due to school closures due to the early lockdowns imposed by the government in response to Covid-19.
India's cricket administrators showed more drive to boost BCCI's coffers rather than take care of players' welfare during pandemic times.