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Rangers Took Dortmund By Surprise With 4-2 Win In Europa League Knockout

The Rangers took an easy 4-2 win over Borussia Dortmund in the Europa League knockout stage playoff tie on Thursday. It was an easy win for Giovanni van Bronckhorst’s side because they made most of the reduced home crowd.

Highlights Of The Game:

• Rangers scored their first goal through a penalty
• Only 10,000 audiences were present in the stadium
• Dortmund top scorer Erling Haaland missed the match

Easy Win For Rangers

In the 38th minute, Rangers got a penalty that James Tavernier turned into a goal. Soon the Colombian forward Alfredo Morelos scored the second goal for Rangers in 41st minutes. It was a well-worked corner routine. In the 49th minute, Rangers got a lead of three goals with John Lundstram’s thumping first-time strike to the goal. And the last goal for Rangers was an Own Goal by Dortmund defender Dan-Axel Zagadou who deflected a strike to the goalkeeper Gregor Kobel in the 54th minute.

Borussia Dortmund Missed Their Top Scorer

Rangers Took Dortmund By Surprise With 4-2 Win

Dortmund played with two disadvantages. First, they had little support from their home audiences, and second, their top scorer was injured. … Read the rest

The US Won’t Send Its Troops To Ukraine Said President Joe Biden

American citizens should leave Ukraine said the US President Joe Biden as the US won’t send its troops to the ex-Soviet state even to rescue its citizens.

Biden said the situation in Russia was different and that he feared things could go crazy anytime. He maintained that the US was dealing with one of the largest armies in the world. If Americans and Russians start shooting one another, the world would be very different, said the president.

Why Is US President So Worried About Americans In Ukraine?

US President So Worried About Americans In Ukraine

Russian tanks are preparing for live drills across Belarus. It has been three decades since the collapse of the Soviet Union that the world is seeing the deployment of missiles, and heavy armory by Russia and NATO called it a “dangerous moment.” Also, six Russian warships are reaching the Black Sea and the Sea of Azov through Bosphorus for naval drills.

But Russia’s defense ministry said that the drills would center around suppressing and repelling any external aggression. Also, Russia has promised that the troops would be taken back after the drills are complete.

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2022 Olympics: Catch The Action Live On NBCUniversal

• The 2022 Olympics begin in Beijing defying the pandemic induced lockdown and diplomatic tensions
• The games feature 109 sporting events
• Seven new sporting events are introduced
• The event will keep going for more than two weeks

Nothing including the ongoing pandemic and diplomatic tensions could deter China from holding the 2022 Olympics beginning this Friday. The games will run well over two weeks and world-renowned sportspersons are expected to participate in the biggest festival of sports.

2022 Olympics Opening Ceremony

The opening ceremony will be held at 7 a.m. ET in Beijing’s National Stadium and includes speeches by prominent personalities, artistic spectacles, and performances. But the biggest highlight of the event would be the parade by athletes from the participating country.

2022 Olympics Opening Ceremony

NBCUniversal will stream the live coverage of the opening ceremony of the grand event on NBC and Peacock starting at 6:30 a.m. ET. Also, there will be an “enhanced primetime presentation” with a special focus on Team USA beginning 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. ET.

For live coverage, you can visit NPR’s opening ceremony live blog on NPR.org. Also, you … Read the rest

How Earth Is Losing Its Ice Cover To Global Warming?

• The Arctic is warming at an alarming rate three to four times the global average
• Ice lost in Greenland can submerge the US in half a meter of water
• Ice melt from Greenland is the prime factor in the rise of ocean water
• Arctic ice sheet has also shrunk considerably

Global warming data collected in two decades highlights that the Arctic ice sheet is depleting faster than anywhere else on the planet. It further highlights the melting of Greenland’s ice sheet that has lost enough water to submerge the US in half a meter of water.

Which Agency Is Monitoring Global Warming?

Which Agency Is Monitoring Global Warming

Polar Portal is the monitoring agency. This joint project involving leading Danish Arctic research institutes started work in 2002 and released the data of two decades of study last week.

The ice melt seen in the satellite images provided by the US-German GRACE programme (Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment) was most severe near the coasts of the Arctic territory.

Observations by independent researchers also highlight thinning of the ice. They also highlighted glacier fronts retreating in fjords and on … Read the rest

The US Again Warns India of CAATSA Sanction Over S-400 Missile Deal

The US again raised its concern over India buying S-400 missile defense system to India and called Russia is playing a destabilizing role in the region. But it admitted that India’s decision to buy Russian missiles is based on the national interest of the country.

State Department Spokesperson Ned Price said that the US had concerns with the S-400 system and he thought that the deal put the destabilizing role of Russia not only in the region but potentially beyond as well in the spotlight.

Price further maintained that while the US hadn’t decided about the missile deal, it was something the US continued to discuss with the government of India about the risk of CAATSA sanctions for the missile deal with Russia.

Price was speaking to the reporters about the implications of the Russian missile on the Indo-US bilateral ties. The US is analyzing the deal in the shadow of its heightened tensions with Moscow for Russia’s imminent Ukraine invasion.

India closed the S-400 missile deal despite strong objections from the Biden administration and the threat of US sanctions. Also, the US administration has … Read the rest

The World Sees UK Health Secretary Matt Hancock Kissing His Aide Gina Coladangelo

British Health Secretary Matt Hancock (42) was caught kissing his aide Gina Coladangelo (43) in a CCTV grab and the news became public with a newspaper publishing the picture on its front page with a headline indicative of Hancock having an affair with his aide.

What was the CCTV grab?

Matt Hancock and Gina Coladangelo were in a lip-lock position with Hancock holding Coladangelo from her back. Gina Coladangelo is an advisor to the British Health Secretary and she’s appointed by none other than Matt Hancock with taxpayers’ money. But Hancock was quick to apologize for the blatant breach of code of conduct during the pandemic time.

How did Matt Hancock apologize?

The British Health Secretary quickly sent an apology for not following social distancing rules. But he said nothing about his affair with his aide that he hired with taxpayers’ money. Being a health secretary, he issues guidelines for appropriate behavior but he didn’t follow those rules.

Matt Hancock said that he let the people down and was very sorry. But he insisted that he would stay on his post. He said that he … Read the rest