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Mars rover's giant parachute carried secret message

Mars rover's giant parachute carried secret message

Feb 24, 2021, 09:23 AM IST

Only about six people knew about the encoded message before Thursday’s landing, according to Clark. They waited until the parachute images came back before putting out a teaser during a televised news conference Monday.

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Champions League: Bayern Munich put four past Lazio in first leg of round-of-16 tie

Football | Feb 24, 2021, 06:37 AM IST

Robert Lewandowski scored his 72nd Champions League goal, moving above Spain's former footballer Raul to enter the top-3 goalscorers in the competition.

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Champions League: Olivier Grioud's bicyle-kick goal leads Chelsea to 1-0 win over Atletico Madrid

Football | Feb 24, 2021, 06:29 AM IST

Chelsea beat Atletico Madrid 1-0 in the first leg of the Champions League round-of-16 tie.

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Tiger Woods undergoes leg surgery after severe car crash in Los Angeles

Other Sports | Feb 24, 2021, 07:50 AM IST

Tiger Woods was "fortunate" to be "able to come out of this alive" after he suffered a severe car crash in Los Angeles.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic

UEFA investigates alleged racial abuse of Zlatan Ibrahimovic

Football | Feb 23, 2021, 08:53 PM IST

Ibrahimovic was sitting in the stands as a substitute during the Europa League game in Serbia and footage appeared to detail insults shouted at him.

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'Nothing special': Manchester City's head coach Guardiola downplays Champions League hype

Football | Feb 23, 2021, 08:16 PM IST

So, can his latest iteration at Manchester City — a relentless, record-shattering team closing in on another English Premier League title — end the wait?

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Relative of Queen Elizabeth II handed 10-month jail term for sexual assault in UK

World | Feb 23, 2021, 08:14 PM IST

A relative of Queen Elizabeth II was sentenced Tuesday to 10 months in prison for sexually assaulting a woman at his ancestral castle in Scotland.

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EXPLAINER: Why a plane’s engine exploded over Denver

World | Feb 23, 2021, 12:48 PM IST

The investigation into an engine explosion on a jetliner taking off from Denver is focusing on a fan blade that appeared to be weakened by wear and tear, a development reminiscent of a fatal failure onboard another plane in 2018.

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NASA releases Mars landing video: ‘Stuff of our dreams’

Feb 23, 2021, 12:06 PM IST

The Perseverance rover landed last Thursday near an ancient river delta in Jezero Crater to search for signs of ancient microscopic life.

Naomi Osaka

Naomi Osaka back to No. 2 in WTA rankings; Daniil Medvedev ATP No. 3; Karatsev jumps 72 spots

Tennis | Feb 23, 2021, 07:35 AM IST

Jennifer Brady, the 25-year-old American who was the runner-up to Osaka, jumped 11 spots to No. 13, her first time inside the Top 20.

Cristiano Ronaldo

Watch: Cristiano Ronaldo scores brace as Juventus beat Crotone 3-0 in Serie A

Football | Feb 23, 2021, 07:18 AM IST

Juve moved up to third on the table, eight points behind Serie A leader Inter Milan, having played a match less.

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England plans return of fans in time for Premier League finale in May

Football | Feb 22, 2021, 11:45 PM IST

Some sports in England could see fans return even earlier in April, the government said on Monday, as part of pilots involving coronavirus testing to assess how events can take place without any social distancing from later in the year.

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Thomas Tuchel's Chelsea taking shape after whirlwind start

Football | Feb 22, 2021, 11:40 PM IST

Seven games. Five wins. Two goals conceded. Zero losses. One public dressing-down of a player.

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Supreme Court won’t halt turnover of Trump’s tax records

World | Feb 22, 2021, 11:23 PM IST

The court’s action is the apparent culmination of a lengthy legal battle that had already reached the high court once before.

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Boeing: 777s with engine that blew apart should be grounded

World | Feb 22, 2021, 09:08 PM IST

Boeing has recommended that airlines ground all 777s with the type of engine that blew apart after takeoff from Denver this weekend, and most carriers that fly those planes said they would temporarily pull them from service.

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Protests swell after Myanmar junta raises specter of force

World | Feb 22, 2021, 05:37 PM IST

​Protesters gathered in Myanmar’s biggest city on Monday despite the ruling junta’s threat to use lethal force against people who join a general strike against the military’s takeover three weeks ago.  

Devon Conway

Conway's 99* helps New Zealand secure crushing win over Australia in T20I opener

Cricket | Feb 22, 2021, 03:29 PM IST

Conway improved on his previous high score of 65 in T20 internationals, coming to the crease when New Zealand was 11-2 and leaving unbeaten when it was 184-5 after winning the toss and batting first.

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Watch: Sloppy Manchester United beat Newcastle 3-1, stays in 2nd place in EPL

Football | Feb 22, 2021, 09:17 AM IST

Second-half goals from Daniel James and Bruno Fernandes pushed the Red Devils to an important win after Newcastle winger Saint-Maximin had cancelled out Marcus Rashford opener at Old Trafford.

Raheem Sterling

Watch: Raheem Sterling heads leader Manchester City to 1-0 victory at Arsenal

Football | Feb 22, 2021, 08:54 AM IST

Raheem Sterling took only 80 seconds to meet Riyad Mahrez's cross at Arsenal to clinch a 1-0 victory for Manchester City, who have won 18 games on the trot now.

US coronavirus death toll approaches milestone of 500,000

US coronavirus death toll approaches milestone of 500,000

World | Feb 22, 2021, 08:43 AM IST

The U.S. stood Sunday at the brink of a once-unthinkable tally: 500,000 people lost to the coronavirus.