The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday has taken strong objection to the statement by Chief Minister’s Office claiming that Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekawat had hailed Mission Bhagiratha and Mission Kakatiya schemes taken up by the State government.“The Union Minister only stated that the Centre wants to provide potable drinking water facilities to each and every household. It will also assist governments in ensuring drinking water is accessible for all taking village as the unit. Nowhere did he mention about the Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) government’s flagship programmes but had only offered to study them at the ground level,” maintained spokesman S. Prakash Reddy.In a press statement, Mr. Reddy criticised the officials of the Chief Minister’s Office for putting out a release ‘falsifying’ the interaction of the Union Minister with Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao when he called on him as a courtesy call. Centre’s … [Read more...] about Union Minister did not praise government schemes: BJP
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News of all that's transpired on and off the football field IMAGE: VAR was introduced in the Premier League this season after trials in the League Cup and FA Cup. Some pundits were less enthralled with the system which has also infuriated fans around the world, mostly for decision-making delays which take up to several minutes. Photograph: David Klein/Reuters The use of the Video Assisted Referee (VAR) in the Premier League has been vindicated despite several controversial decisions and criticism from fans and pundits, the system's chief Neil Swarbrick said on Monday. Speaking to the media after the latest round of matches in which Sheffield United had a goal disallowed for offside against Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester City were denied a penalty for handball against Liverpool, Swarbrick defended the technology. "We are in the infancy with VAR, 12 match weeks into the Premier League season, and you need to give us time to operate and utilise it," he told Sky Sports. "It is working as … [Read more...] about Soccer Extras: ‘VAR has been a success despite criticism’
She won’t be living it up at regular schoolies haunts on the Gold Coats, Byron Bay and even Bali, she’ll be hanging out with a group of women with the same goal - defending Sydney FC W-League crown. The teenager, who turns 18 at the end of the month, finished her last HSC exam and celebrated by attending Sydney FC at their training ground at Macquarie Park. Amy Sayer played juts a single game for Sydney FC last season.Source:News Corp Australia RUGBY SEVENS: Former NRL player a model of success TOKYO: Quest to go from factory floor to Olympics “No schoolies for me. I wouldn’t go crazy anyway,” said the Barker College Hornsby student, who lives at Middle Cove. “I don’t mind missing Schoolies. It’s not really my scene. “I’m doing training and playing games instead. That is bigger for me.” Sayer, who made her Matildas debut in 2018 at the Tournament of Nations, played just a single game for Sydney FC last season with a … [Read more...] about Dedicated Sydney FC teenager Amy Sayer misses Schoolies to prepare for W-League opener
He also revealed what he believes was the Springboks’ trick play which fooled England before they even kicked off in the final. In a lengthy interview from Japan with Newstalk ZB’s Martin Devlin, Smith — who was a key lieutenant for World Cup-winning coaches Graham Henry and Steve Hansen — said the public and media had underrated the All Blacks’ ability to get up game after game during a golden decade. But cracks had started to appear before the World Cup, with mounting losses and the retirement of seven greats after the 2015 triumph suggesting “there were going to be some tough moments”. Smith, himself a former All Blacks head coach, picked out a key tactical ploy which he believes backfired on the All Blacks as they were smashed by England in Yokohama. “Whilst we played outstandingly against Ireland (in the quarter-final), the tactical plan that day worked because those outside backs from Ireland rushed up with out-to-in defence all the … [Read more...] about Wayne Smith reveals tactical blunder that led to All Blacks’ World Cup flop
The Pink Whale Challenge is an easily accessible challenge available online that sets out daily tasks for those who participate. But this challenge is diametrically opposite to the Blue Whale suicide challenge which has been linked to many deaths. The Pink Whale Challenge ‘encourages positive and generous acts and attempts to bring happiness in the participant’s daily life.’ The idea of the Pink Whale challenge was conceived in Brazil and the Facebook and Instagram pages where the tasks are set out already have over 3,40,000 followers. The challenge was started in April and Baleia Rosa, as it is called, has already set out 107 daily tasks for its participants. Describing the projects aim, the administrators of the verified Facebook page Baleia Rosa (Pink Whale in Portuguese) said, “In order to prove that the internet can be used to viralize the good, the Pink Whale was born. We are not a self help group! We just believe that we are all capable of promoting love … [Read more...] about What is pink whale challenge?