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Why is Karnataka govt giving iPhones to MPs, asks Rajeev Chandrashekar

New Delhi, Jul 17: Questioning Karnataka Government's move to distribute iPhones to 40 MPs from the state, a BJP MP has returned the costly gadget and said the state should...

Over 2 lakh EVMs to be used in Rajasthan assembly polls: CEO

Jaipur, Jul 17: Over two lakh electronic voting machines (EVMs) would be used in the upcoming Rajasthan assembly elections, said Chief Election Officer Ashwani Bhagat today.

The five-year-term of...

Lawyers thrash accused in sexual assault of minor girl

Chennai, Jul 17: Some of the accused arrested in connection with the alleged sexual assault of an 11-year-old girl here were manhandled by a group of advocates today at a...

Karnataka Congress asks its spokespersons to defend CM Kumaraswamy

Bengaluru, Jul 17: The Congress in Karnataka on Tuesday asked its spokespersons to defend its alliance partner and Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy, saying he is "an emotional person" --...

Maha farmers waylay KMF tankers from Karnataka, dump milk on road

Belagavi, Jul17: Upset over not getting a fair price for their produce, a group of farmers from Maharashtra tried to drain around 25,000 litres of milk from three milk tankers...

79-yr-old social activist Swami Agnivesh brutally attacked by saffron extremists

Pakur, Jul 17: A group of self-proclaimed saviors of Hindutva have brutally attacked prominent social activist and progressive seer Swami Agnivesh in Pakur district of Jharkhand.

The attack took...

I stand with the last person in line; want to erase hatred and fear: Rahul

New Delhi, Jul 17: Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday said he stands with the persecuted and seeks to erase “hatred and fear”, breaking his silence on the controversy following...

Kerala rains: Over 34,000 people housed in relief camps

Thiruvananthapuram, Jul 17: Nearly 34,000 people have been shifted to relief camps after floodwater inundated low-lying areas due to heavy rains that have lashed Kerala for the past one week....

PM seeks cooperation of all parties for Monsoon Session

New Delhi, Jul 17: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday sought the cooperation of all parties for the smooth functioning of the Monsoon Session of Parliament starting tomorrow.

Addressing...

5-year-old Zainul Abideen rescues two friends from drowning in lake

Kasaragod, Jul 17: A five-year-old boy has become the talk of the town after he exhibited presence of mind and rescued two of his friends from drowning in a lake...

Khader launches Mangaluru’s fifth Indira Canteen; to come up in other parts of DK too

Mangaluru Jul 17: U T Khader, Minister for urban development and housing today inaugurated the newly built Indira Canteen at Pumpwell Circle in the city. This is the fifth Indira...

Free Wi-Fi for all gram panchayats in Karnataka soon

Bengaluru, Jul 17: IT-BT Minister K J George has said that 500 gram panchayats (GPs) in Karnataka have already been provided free Wi-Fi services and the rest will have them...

Abduction case: SC sets aside Chikkamangaluru Bajrang Dal leader’s anticipatory bail

Chikkamagaluru, Jul 17: The Supreme Court of India has set aside a Karnataka High Court order granting anticipatory bail to Khandya Praveen, a Vishwa Hindu Parishadh and Bajrang Dal leader...

Bangladesh: Nearly 600 women raped in last six months

Dhaka, Jul 17: At least 592 incidents of rapes were reported in Bangladesh in last six months, revealed a report of the Bangladesh Mahila Parishad (BMP).

In a report...

Denied ambulance, woman forced to give birth in moving bus

Chhatarpur, July 17: In yet another case of alleged medical negligence a pregnant woman was denied ambulance in Madhya Pradesh's Chhatarpur area.

The medical practitioners of the community hospital...

SC urges Parliament to frame law against lynching

New Delhi, Jul 17: The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the Parliament to see whether a new law can be framed to combat the menace of cow vigilantism.

The...

Salman, Akshay among world's highest-paid entertainers

New York, Jul 17: Bollywood actors Akshay Kumar and Salman Khan are among the world's 100 highest-paid entertainers, according to a Forbes list topped by American boxer Floyd Mayweather....

Chennai: Class VII girl raped by 22 for 7 months, 18 held

Chennai, Jul 17: At least 22 men including security guards, elevator operators and plumbers at an apartment complex in Purasawalkam here sexually assaulted a 12-year-old girl with a hearing...

Gene-editing damages DNA more than thought: study

Paris, Jul 17: A revolutionary gene editing technique hailed as the future of disease eradication and mooted for a Nobel Prize may be less precise and cause more cell damage...

Mentally deranged woman beaten up on childlifter charge

Dhupguri, Jul 17: A mentally deranged woman has been beaten up in Jalpaiguri district of North Bengal on suspicion of being child-lifter, police said on Tuesday.

The incident occurred...

After Kohli, Bangar comes to Dhoni's defence

Leeds, Jul 17: India's assistant coach Sanjay Bangar on Monday came to the defence of Mahendra Singh Dhoni, saying losing wickets at regular intervals did not allow the veteran campaigner...

Mangaluru: Man held for spreading false rumours against Muslim youth on WhatsApp

Mangaluru, Jul 17: A suspected saffron activist has been arrested for spreading communal hatred through and making false and provocative allegations against Muslim college students through WhatsApp groups....

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Trump looked like a 'little wet noodle': Schwarzenegger

Jul 17: Veteran action star and former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has attacked President Donald Trump saying he acted like a "fan boy" of Russian President Vladimir Putin in their...

Potholes on roads? Inform these officials and complain to representatives

Mangaluru, Jul 17: The Public Works Department (PWD) has been instructed to fill potholes on all roads maintained by it in Dakshina Kannada and Udupi from July 23 to make...

Veteran actor Rita Bhaduri passes away

Mumbai, Jul 18: Veteran actor Rita Bhaduri, best known for her roles in films like "Hero No 1" and "Beta", has died. She was 62.

Bhaduri passed away today...

Saffron activists attack youth for secretly recording cow vigilantism

Manjeshwar, Jul 17: The police registered cases against four cow vigilantes for attacking the occupants of a house at Beripadavu, near Kumbla yesterday.

The incident unfurled on...

High School boy drowns in waterbody formed due to illegal sand-mining

Kasaragod, Jul 17: A 14-year-old boy drowned in a swollen waterbody at Ayitti, near Thrikkarippur in Kasaragod yesterday.

The police said T.P. Muhammed Susharaff, a Class 9 student of...

Inspect all Mother Teresa's Missionaries of Charity care homes: Maneka

New Delhi, Jul 17: Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi has ordered all the states to get the child-care homes run by the Mother Teresa-founded Missionaries of Charity (MoC)...

Stir for faith tag will continue: M B Patil

Vijayapura, Jul 17: Babaleshwar MLA M B Patil said on Monday that there was no question of giving up the agitation for a separate religion tag for Lingayats....

Teen kills friend for phone

Hyderabad, Jul 17: A teenaged boy burnt his minor friend to death at nearby Adibatla in order to get his cellphone, police said, news agency reports from Hyderabad.

G...

I’m different from others, says Ronaldo

Turin, Jul 17: Cristiano Ronaldo said that he’s “different” from other players of his age who move to China or Qatar for mega-money deals, during his official unveiling as a...

Cong supports me totally, no pressure from them : HDK

Bengaluru, Jul 17: Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy on Monday sought to clarify that his emotional outburst was not because of the Congress, but due to unhappiness that he was...

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Senior Cong leader accuses his own party colleagues of tormenting CM

Bengaluru, Jul 16: Senior Karnataka Congress leader KB Koliwad on Monday accused some of his own party leaders of "tormenting" Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy, who had said that he...

Putin to Trump: it's time to talk about relations

Helsinki, Jul 16: The US and Russian leaders opened a historic summit in Helsinki on Monday with Donald Trump promising an "extraordinary relationship" and Vladimir Putin saying it was high...

200 armed force personnel becoming disabled from injury

New Delhi, Jul 16: Nearly 200 armed forces personnel become disabled every year, a senior doctor for the forces has said, citing road accidents and snow avalanche, especially in hilly...

India doesn't need 'Bechara' like Kumaraswamy: Jaitley

New Delhi, July 16: Union Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday noted that India's leader cannot be a 'Bechara' (weak person).

Jaitley's comment came days after Karnataka Chief Minister HD...

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Shashi Tharoor’s office vandalized, he says ‘Sanghi goondas’ behind it

Thiruvananthapuram, Jul 16: Congress MP Shashi Tharoor's office here was vandalised today by the youth wing activists of the BJP, police said, days after he set off a huge row...

Angry Mob Slaughtered Nearly 300 Crocodiles In Revenge Attack

Sorong/Indonesia, Jul 16: An angry mob has slaughtered nearly 300 crocodiles in Indonesia after a local man was killed by one of the reptiles, authorities said Monday.

The revenge...

Kumarswamy won't be sad for too long: Swamy

New Delhi, July 16: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy on Monday said that Karnataka Chief Minister Kumarswamy won't be sad for too long and things will get sorted...

Dr Ronald Anil Fernandes take charge as KPSC member

Bengaluru, Jul 12: Dr Ronald Anil Fernandes, a senior journalist from Mangaluru, who was recently appointed as a member of the Karnataka Public Service Commission (KPSC), assumed office here today....

Muslim techie washed away in Cauvery while taking selfie; Hindu friend sacrifices his life in rescue bid

Bengaluru, Jul 16: In yet another selfie-related tragedy, two software engineers from Bengaluru were washed away in Cauvery River while clicking selfies with friends at Mekedatu in Ramanagara district yesterday....

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Wrong to impose GST on international air tickets: IATA

New Delhi, Jul 16: Global airlines' body IATA has strongly opposed levying of GST on international air tickets, dubbing the taxation as "wrong" as it contravenes many global agreements to...

King Salman approves health care programs

Jeddah, Jul 16: King Salman on Sunday approved the implementation of an electronic sick-leave system, and directed relevant authorities to coordinate with the Civil Service Ministry in case of any...

Can never feel 100 per cent secure in showbiz: Katrina

Mumbai, Jul 16: With films such as "Rajneeti", "Ek Tha Tiger", "Dhoom 3" and "Tiger Zinda Hai" to her credit, she may have become one of the biggest female stars...

PM Modi Attacks Mamata, Says Nothing Can be Achieved in Bengal Without Approval of 'Syndicate'

Kolkata, Jul 16: Prime Minister Narendra Modi holds a rally in West Bengal’s Midnapore on Monday is what is being seen as the start of the BJP's campaign in the...

'Russia targeted by '25 mln cyber-attacks' during WC'

Moscow, Jul 16: Russia was the target of almost 25 million cyber-attacks during the World Cup, President Vladimir Putin said, though he did not indicate who may have been behind...

Indian fans boo MS Dhoni after 2nd ODI vs England, Kohli lashes out

London, Jul 16: Skipper Virat Kohli had to once again come to the rescue of under-fire former skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni, whose painstaking 37 off 58 balls, came in for...

Sacred Games row: Anurag Kashyap, Swara Bhasker laud Rahul Gandhi's stance

Mumbai, Jul 16: 'Sacred Games' co-director Anurag Kashyap and actor Swara Bhasker have praised Congress chief Rahul Gandhi's stand on the uproar over the Netflix Original series.

Amid a...

Man suspected of killing Indian student Sharath Koppu in Kansas shot dead by US Police

Washington, Jul 16: A suspect in the killing of 25-year-old Indian student Sharath Koppu in Kansas City has been killed in an exchange of fire with the police, leaving three...

Woman advocate raped by senior inside court complex

New Delhi, Jul 16: The police have arrested a senior advocate who allegedly raped a 29-year-old woman lawyer inside his chamber in south Delhi's Saket court complex.

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Mangaluru: Northeast student molested in broad daylight while returning from mall

Mangaluru, Jul 16: A college student was allegedly molested in broad daylight in the city by an unidentified motorcyclist yesterday.

According to the victim, who hails from...

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Croatia's luck ran out with penalty call: Dalic

Moscow, Jul 16: Croatia coach Zlatko Dalic lamented his side's luck after conceding a controversial penalty awarded by VAR in losing the World Cup final 4-2 to France.

With...

"Sick Mentality": Congress Tears Into PM's "Party For Muslim Men" Remark

New Delhi, Jul 16: The Congress on Sunday launched a blistering attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his comment that it was "a party for Muslim men", saying it...

Air Hostess jumps off terrace, family alleges dowry harassment

New Delhi, Jul 16: A female flight attendant allegedly committed suicide after jumping from the terrace of her residence in south Delhi's Hauz Khas.

Anisiya Batra was in her...

1.08L cusecs of water released from KRS, Kabini dams

Mysuru, Jul 16: A total of 1.08 lakh cusecs of water was released from the KRS and Kabini reservoir on Sunday. Both the reservoirs are full to the brim following...

No injustice done to North Karnataka: Deve Gowda

Hubbali, Jul 16: JD(S) supremo Deve Gowda said that the Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy-led government will publish a whitepaper on the total funds allotted for each district of the...

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3 years in row, no claimants for India-linked dormant Swiss bank accounts

Zurich/New Delhi, Jul 16: It is the third year since Swiss banks made public a list of accounts lying dormant without any trace of owners and no claimant has come...

French police fire tear gas to disperse unruly fans celebrating FIFA World Cup 2018 win

Paris, Jul 16: French police fired tear gas and dispersed crowds from the Champs Elysees late on Sunday after clashes with a small group of unruly fans threatened to spoil...

France on top of the world again

Moscow, Jul 15: France won the World Cup for the second time in their history after beating Croatia 4-2 in an entertaining final here on Sunday.

In a match...

BJP mocks CM, ‘confers best actor’ award on him

Bengaluru, Jul 16: A day after his tearful address to his partymen, the BJP mocked Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy on Sunday, by terming him as the “best actor” giving...

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Shiradi Ghat opened for traffic after six months

Mangaluru, Jul 15: Almost six months after it was closed for concretising works, the Shiradi Ghat road that connects Mangaluru with Bengaluru, Hassan and other places, was finally opened to...

'PM Modi's sick mindset an issue of national concern'

New Delhi, July 15: The Congress Party on Sunday criticised Prime Minister Narendra Modi for calling it a "Muslim party", and said that his "sick mindset" was an issue of...

Udupi: Speeding car jumps divider, hits another vehicle; both drivers killed

Udupi, Jul 15: Two persons were killed and two others suffered injuries in a deadly collision between a car and a passenger vehicle near Santhekatte in Udupi district.

The...

Kannada film lyricist, novelist Vyasa Rao collapses while having breakfast, dies

Benagluru, Jul 15: Prominent Kannada writer and film lyricist M N Vyasa Rao passed away following a massive cardiac arrest at his residence in Bengaluru today morning. He was 73....

PM Modi inaugurates Bansagar canal project, lays foundation for Mirzapur medical college

Mirzapur, Jul 15: Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Bansagar canal project and laid the foundation stone for Mirzapur medical college in Uttar Pradesh on Sunday.

Mr. Modi, while...

Woman gang-raped by 5 and burnt alive in Uttar Pradesh

Sambhal, Jul 15: A woman was burnt alive after having been gang-raped allegedly by five persons in her house in Gunnaur area, near Sambhal, the police said on July 15....

Rajinikanth for 'One Nation One Election'

Chennai, July 15: Actor turned politician Rajinikanth on Sunday extended his support to the One-Nation-One- Election theory and said that this move will surely save public funds.

Taking to...

Be courageous: Kharge tells Kumaraswamy

Bengaluru, Jul 15: Senior Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge on Sunday advised Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy to have the courage to face the circumstances emerging due to the formation of...

Hockey U-23 (Men): India beats Ireland with 5-0

Antwerp, July 15: The Indian Junior Men's Hockey Team on Saturday defeated Ireland with 5-0 in their opening match at the U-23 Five Nations Tournament (Men).

Led by Dipsan...

Woman lawyer raped by senior advocate in South Delhi

New Delhi, Jul 15: A woman lawyer was allegedly raped by a senior advocate in his chamber in South Delhi's Saket court, police said today.

The victim, in her...

Transgenders turn volunteers for govt survey in Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram, Jul 15: A group of transgenders have played the role of volunteers of a government survey programme in Kerala, which is widely seen as a positive move of the...

FIFA: Belgium is now World No.3

St. Petersburg, Jul 15: Thomas Meunier's early goal gave Belgium an upper hand in the third-place playoff to finally defeated England in St. Petersburg and earn the third place in...

Azharuddin keen to contest 2019 polls from Secunderabad

New Delhi, Jul 15: After contesting the last two Lok Sabha elections from Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan, Congress leader and former Indian cricket captain Mohammad Azharuddin is keen to fight...

8-year-old Yoga champion named 'British Indian of the Year'

London, Jul 15: An eight-year-old Indian-origin schoolboy who is the under-11 UK national yoga champion has been named the British Indian of the Year for his achievements in the field....

Lynching spree: Police to devise ways to deal with rumour-mongering

Mumbai, Jul 15: Concerned over a string of lynching incidents in Maharashtra, the police have decided to launch a campaign to check the spread of rumours on social media and...

Bidar: Mob kills Google techie Mohammad Azam, injures his 3 friends over WhatsApp rumours

Bidar, Jul 15: In yet another gruesome attack over the deadly social media rumours about child-lifters, a violent mob brutally attacked four Muslim men, killing one among them at Murki...

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HDK turns emotional, says he’s swallowing pain of coalition govt to solve people’s problems

Bengaluru, July 15: Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy on Saturday said that he is not happy while heading a coalition government and is swallowing the pain of it....

High-rise buildings to accommodate urban poor: U T Khader

Udupi, Jul 15: U T Khader, Minister for Urban Development and Housing, has said that the Karnataka government would give importance to the construction of multi-storeyed buildings to provide housing...

Kerala youth dies in UAE; Air India brings home body of another expat!

Dubai, Jul 14: In an unfortunate mix up, a family in Kerala, awaiting the mortal remains of their relative after his untimely death in the UAE capital, has received the...

CM promises to visit Kodagu after Class 8 boy Fateh’s video on Kodagu’s plight goes viral

Madikeri, Jul 14: Karnataka chief minister H D Kumaraswamy has promised to visit rain-hit Kodagu soon as a schoolboy’s video highlighting the plight of farmers in the district went viral...

Sea erosion intensifies in Ullal; house washed away

Mangaluru, Jun 29: The giant sea waves have continued to wreck havoc in Mukkachery, Ucchila and Someshwar areas in Ullal region for the past few days.

Last night a...

Congress is a party for Muslim men, says PM Modi

Azamgarh, Jul 14: Days ahead of the monsoon session of Parliament when the government is likely to push for the passage of a politically-motivated bill against instant triple talaq, Prime...

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Milkha Singh backs Hima Das for 2020 Tokyo Olympic gold

Chandigarh, July 14: Legendary Indian athlete Milkha Singh on Saturday congratulated Hima Das, who became the first Indian woman to clinch gold at the IAAF World U-20 Athletics Championships and...

Mangaluru: Hikmah International Academy observes Van Mahotsav

Mangaluru, July 14: Hikmah International Academy, a Montessori School in Mangaluru celebrated the annual Van Mahotsav recently at their school premises in Vas Lane.

K. Bhasker Moily, Mayor of...

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60 snakes found in school's kitchen in Maharashtra

Aurangabad, Jul 14: Sixty highly poisonous Russell's viper snakes were found in the kitchen of a Zilla Parishad school in Hingoli district of Maharashtra, a school official said on Saturday....

India expected to be $10 trillion economy by 2030: Garg

New Delhi, Jul 14: Indian economy is on a stage of "take off" and is expected to be the world's third largest by 2030 with GDP worth USD 10 trillion,...

Amit Shah says Congress 'can't preserve democracy'

Gandhinagar, Jul 14: In a sharp attack on the Congress and the Gandhi-Nehru family, BJP president Amit Shah said on Saturday that a party which "failed" in establishing internal democracy...

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RSS thinker Rakesh Sinha, Dalit leader Ram Shakal among 4 nominated to Rajya Sabha

New Delhi, Jul 14: Former MP Ram Shakal, RSS ideologue Rakesh Sinha, classical dancer Sonal Mansingh and stone artist Raghunath Mohapatra were today nominated to the Rajya Sabha.

The...

Sri Lanka spinners wreak havoc to beat S Africa

Galle, Jul 14: Sri Lanka off-spinner Dilruwan Perera took six wickets in the second innings for a match-haul of 10, as the hosts registered a thumping 278-run win over South...

I totally want to get married at some point: Priyanka Chopra

Los Angeles, Jul 14: As romance heats up between Priaynka Chopra and singer Nick Jonas, the Indian star says she believes in the institution of marriage and will surely tie...

Haj pilgrims from India start flying to Saudi Arabia

New Delhi, Jul 14: The first batch of Haj pilgrims was today flagged off by Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, who said the preparations for ensuring a smooth pilgrimage...

Kolkata court summons Tharoor over 'Hindu-Pakistan' remark

Kolkata, July 14: Congress leader Shashi Tharoor was on Saturday summoned by a Kolkata Court over his controversial 'Hindu-Pakistan' remark.

Kolkata-based advocate Sumeet Chowdhury, in his petition, said that...

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Udupi: Sea erosion damages concrete road near Padukere

Udupi, Jul 14: A concrete road belonging to the Fisheries Department has been damaged due to the fresh sea erosion amidst heavy rains at Kankoda area near Padukere in Udupi...

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IT dept to scrutinize 50 HNI buyers of NiMo's jewellery

New Delhi, Jul 14: The Income Tax Department has decided to re-assess the ITRs of over 50 high net-worth individuals (HNIs) who purchased costly jewellery from firms owned by absconding...

Please write Facebook post on 'who is India's Finance Minister': Cong to Jaitley

New Delhi, Jul 14: The Congress today hit back at Arun Jaitley for his Facebook post criticising the party, saying the senior BJP leader should write social media posts on...

FIFA World Cup: Croatian fan takes 4000km driving detour to Russia, now awaits tickets

Moscow, Jul 14: Croatian soccer fan Dubravko Flegar was so keen to support his team in the World Cup that he tried to drive to Russia, only to be turned...

Vijay Mallya is smart. Be smart: Union Minister Oram's advise to tribals

Hyderabad, Jul 14: Describing fugitive liquor baron Vijay Mallya as 'smart', Union minister Jual Oram on Friday advised scheduled castes and tribes to become smart enough to avail bank loans...

Wimbledon 2018: Anderson Tops Isner After Epic 6-Hour S/F Thriller; Curfew Cuts Into Djokovic-Nadal Clash

London, Jul 14: To say that Kevin Anderson won this interminable Wimbledon semifinal, and that John Isner lost it, didn't really seem fair. To Anderson, anyway.

They had played...

Infantino thanks Russia for best World Cup ever

Moscow, Jul 14: FIFA president Gianni Infantino thanked the Russian people and government on Friday for what he described as the "best World Cup" ever.

Sporting a FIFA volunteers'...