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Hours before scoring 3 goals, Portugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo ‘strikes deal on tax fraud case’


Madrid, June 16 : Spanish media reports that Portugal forward Cristiano Ronaldo has agreed to plead guilty to tax fraud and pay a fine of 18.8 million euros ($21.8 milllion) in exchange for a prison sentence that would most likely be suspended. Spanish newspaper El Mundo reported on Friday that Ronaldo is ready to admit to four counts of tax ...

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‘Indians with advanced degrees may have to wait 151 years for green card’


Washington, June 16 : Indians with advanced degrees may have to wait for over 150 years for a green card which authorises them to live and work in the US permanently, according to projections by a think-tank. The new calculation on the green card wait period by Cato Institute, a Washington-based think-tank, comes after the US Citizenship and Immigration Services ...

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Jawan killed as Pakistan violates ceasefire in Naushera sector of J&K


Naushera, June 16 : An army jawan was killed as the Pakistan Army initiated unprovoked and indiscriminate firing of mortars on an Army patrol in Naushera sector along the Line of Control on Saturday morning. In the exchange of fire, rifleman Bikas Gurung was grievously injured and he later succumbed to his injuries. Gurung, 21, belonged to Manipur and is ...

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We must get into Asia’s top-10 before talking about the World Cup dream, says the skipper


New Delhi : Indian football captain Sunil Chhetri is probably the most talked about sportsperson in the country at the moment. While his passionate plea to his countrymen to watch and support the Indian football team struck a chord with many football fans, his feat of equalling Lionel Messi’s international goals has raised his stature further. A day after leading ...

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Vettel takes 50th victory and lead


MONTREAL : Sebastian Vettel capped an emotional weekend for Ferrari with a clinical pole-to-flag win at the Canadian Grand Prix on Sunday to retake the lead in the Formula One world championship from Mercedes’s Lewis Hamilton by a single point. The victory was the 50th of the German’s career and left him on 121 points to Hamilton’s 120 after seven ...

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