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  • ED looks to attach Nirav’s Rs 4,000-cr foreign assets

    New Delhi : Widening its probe, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) has zeroed in on foreign assets worth about Rs 4,000 crore of absconding diamond jeweller Nirav Modi for quick attachment under the anti-money laundering law in connection with the alleged $2 billion PNB fraud case.

  • Switzerland authorities are planning to install a statue of Sridevi

    Bern: The Switzerland authorities are planning to install a statue of veteran Indian actor Sridevi, whose superhit movie “Chandni” was shot at the country’s picturesque locations. The statue of the renowned Indian filmmaker, Yash Chopra, was unveiled in Interlaken in 2016. “Many of Chopra’s films featured Switzerland as a backdrop and he is credited with boosting the popularity of the Alpine nation among Indian tourists. Now, considering Sridevi’s role in promoting tourism here, there

  • FIFA World Cup 2018: Sweden edge past Switzerland to enter World Cup quarter-finals

    St Petersburg: Winger Emil Forsberg’s second-half strike helped Sweden beat Switzerland 1-0 to enter the quarter-finals of the FIFA World Cup after a gap of 24 years. It was a brilliant neck-and-neck affair till the 66th minute when Forsberg scored the goal, after which Switzerland failed to display the same energy and thus lost the issue.

  • Iran’s Prez warns over US push against buying oil

    Tehran : Iranian President Hassan Rouhani is warning that regional oil supply could be jeopardised if the United States manages to get its allies to stop buying Tehran’s oil. Rouhani spoke to Iranian expatriates in Switzerland during his visit there on Monday.

  • FIFA World Cup 2018: FPJ’s dream XI predictions for Sweden vs Switzerland

    Sweden, who qualified ahead of Netherlands, knocked Italy out in the play-offs and have now topped a group containing defending champions Germany, will look to continue their 2018 World Cup journey when they face Group E runners-up Switzerland in the round of 16. The match will take place at St Petersburg’s Krestovsky Stadium on Tuesday July 3 and kick off is scheduled for 7:30 pm (IST).

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    FIFA World Cup 2018: Argentina’s last-minute entry in knockout to Germany’s exit, a look at tournament journey so far

    With a grand opening of Russian victory over Saudi Arabia by 5-0, FIFA World Cup 2018 has now entered the professional stage with round of 16. The group stage is over and it saw lots of twists and turns for various teams. For instance, defending champion Germany’s shocking exit in the first round, Mexico’s qualification in knockout stage in spite of a loss to Sweden, Argentina’s dramatic entry into the knockout stage

  • FIFA World Cup 2018: FPJ’s dream XI predictions for Switzerland vs Costa Rica

    Switzerland will play against Costa Rica today in the ongoing FIFA World Cup 2018 tournament at Nizhny Novgorod Stadium in Russian city of Nizhny Novgorod. Both the group E members are playing their last match of group stage. The result of the match will decide which teams from the group E will pass into the next round.

  • FIFA World Cup 2018: Switzerland seek point and respite from politics   

    Nizhniy Novgorod: Switzerland head to Nizhny Novgorod searching for the point that will guarantee their place in the last 16 and also looking to put a political storm behind them. All eyes may be trained on Brazil’s potentially explosive match against Serbia on tomorrow, but at the same time Switzerland have the opportunity to secure their place in the last 16 and even top Group E.

  • Neymar limps out of training, setting alarm bells ringing 

    Sochi : Neymar hobbled out of a training session on Tuesday, setting alarm bells ringing in the Brazil camp as they prepare for their second World Cup group game against Costa Rica on Friday.

  • FIFA World Cup 2018: Neymar get rough treatment as Switzerland hold Brazil to 1-1 draw

    Rostov (Russia): Switzerland came up with a gritty, fighting performance to hold title contenders Brazil 1-1 in a Group E match of the FIFA World Cup here on Sunday. Both teams now have one point each.  Serbia are at the top of the group with three points, thanks to their victory over Costa Rica earlier in the day.

  • FIFA World Cup 2018: FPJ’s dream XI predictions for Brazil and Switzerland

    The hosts of previous World Cup Brazil will start their campaign against Switzerland today in the FIFA World Cup 2018 tournament. The match of the group E will be played at Rostov Arena stadium in Rostov-On-Don city. Brazil will look to start their journey in this World Cup on a winning note as to overcome their memories of exit in previous World Cup. In the 2014 World Cup, Brazil had to face

  • FIFA World Cup 2018: Neymar begins assault on World Cup with injury woe behind him     

    Sochi: For three months, a whole nation feared it might not happen, but Neymar will take to the field with his Brazilian teammates when they kick off their World Cup campaign against Switzerland tomorrow. The world’s most expensive player appears to have recovered fully from the fractured foot that required an operation in March, with the only slight concern being his possible lack of match fitness.

  • Saudi thumping offers little hope for Asian upturn

    Saint Petersburg : Asia’s quartet of World Cup representatives failed to deliver a single victory four years ago and hopes of a turnaround in Russia are low, with continental powerhouses Japan and South Korea struggling for form.

  • Switzerland: A talented squad with a tough draw

    Bern : Switzerland fans have waited a long time to see their expectations exceeded at a major tournament. And while the team appears good enough on paper to progress to the knockout stages in Russia, a tough draw makes that a trickier prospect than it might have been.