Dinosaur Skeleton

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Dinosaur Skeleton Discovered In Portugal Man's Backyard Can Be Europe's Biggest Discovery Ever

Remains of what may be Europe's biggest dinosaur were discovered in man's back garden in Portugal. Paleontologists discovered fragments of the dinosaur's spine and ribs, indicating that the massive reptile stood roughly 12 meters (39 feet) tall and was 25 meters (82 feet) long. Paleontologists from Spain and Portugal uncovered the dinosaur and believe it was a sauropod. Sauropods were the largest dinosaurs and largest terrestrial creatures… read-more

Sun, 28 Aug 2022 - 07:45 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Dinosaur, Skeleton, Portugal, Europe, backyard

Courtesy: NDTV

Abu Salem

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SC Recalls Centre's Promise, Says Bound To Release 1993 Bomb Blast Accused Salem

The Supreme Court said the Centre is bound to honour its commitment given to Portugal and release gangster Abu Salem on completion of his 25-year sentence in the 1993 Mumbai blasts case. Notably, the Indian Government gave a solemn assurance to Portugal, which asked for the extradition of Salem in 2002. The necessary papers be forwarded within a month of completion of 25 years, said SC bench.

Mon, 11 Jul 2022 - 04:08 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Abu Salem, 1993 Bomb Blast, Supreme Court, Indian government, Portugal

Extreme Drought In Portugal

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Extreme Drought Prompts Portugal To Begin Ration-Water-Use

Severe drought spread across Portugal more than 95% of the territory is in "severe or extreme drought." Due to its severity, the country has begun to adopt measures towards ration-water use. Meanwhile, "joint measures" have been announced by Algarve Intermunicipal Community to face drought. However, Portuguese Water Distribution and Drainage Association (PWDDA) President Rui Godinho said, "It is necessary to attack the problem with specific… read-more

Sun, 06 Mar 2022 - 07:26 PM / by Madhvi Jha

Tags: Portugal, water, drought, Rui Godinho, water crisis

Courtesy: ANI

Student landing in Portugal

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Students Of Afghan Institute Of Music Flee Country; Portugal Gives Asylum

Portugal has given asylum to a 273-member group of students and faculties of the Afghanistan National Institute of Music. Out of which, 150 of them are believed to be students. After the Taliban took over Afghanistan, several artists, sportspersons and many others have fled the country, fearing a harsh imposition of Islamic law under the Taliban regime. Earlier, Afganistan girl's youth soccer team fled the country, and resettled in Portugal… read-more

Fri, 17 Dec 2021 - 07:46 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Afghanistan, Taliban, Music students, Portugal, Lisbon

Courtesy: The Indian Express

Cristiano Ronaldo gives jersey to Ireland fan.

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Ronaldo Gives His Jersey To 11-year-old Ireland Fan Who Comes On Pitch

Footballer Cristiano Ronaldo won the hearts of people by giving his jersey to a 11-year-old girl, Addison, on November 12 in Ireland's Aviva stadium. The girl, wearing an Ireland jersey, broke all the protocol to hug the star on the pitch after the match between Portugal and Ireland. However, the Ireland football association didn't impose any penalty on the girl… read-more

Sat, 13 Nov 2021 - 07:10 PM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: Jersey, Ireland, Portugal, Aviva Stadium, Pitch

Courtesy: The Indian Express

Portugal flag

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Portugal Prohibits Employers From Contacting Staff After Work Hours; New Law

The Portuguese parliament established new labour laws aimed at achieving a better work-life balance for employees. Employers that contact their employees after business hours face new penalties under the new legislation. Employers will also be responsible for compensating employees for the additional expenditures spent when working from home. Employees with children will be able to work from home legally until their children become eight… read-more

Thu, 11 Nov 2021 - 06:58 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Portugal, New Law, employees, work hours, Work From Home

Courtesy: NDTV

Pregnant Woman

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Woman Diagnosed With Polymastia After Lactating Milk From Armpit

After developing pain in the right armpit, a 26-year-old Portuguese woman was found to have been diagnosed with accessory breast tissue, also known as polymastia. The woman developed the tissue after she gave birth. According to researchers, nearly 6% of women are born with accessory breast tissue, however, they "do not realize it until they get pregnant or start breastfeeding". Reportedly, the condition is diagnosed during fetal development… read-more

Sun, 08 Aug 2021 - 01:58 PM / by Balaji L

Tags: Woman, Breast cancer, polymastia, Portugal

Courtesy: Republic World

Cristiano Ronaldo throwing his armband in protest against referee's decision.

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Ronaldo Throws Captain Armband After Referee Snatches Winning Goal

Portuguese forward Cristiano Ronaldo was seen throwing his Captain's armband in frustration after he was denied the winning goal in the FIFA qualifier against Serbia on March 28. The match ended up being a 2-2 draw, as referee Danny Makkeli denied the goal despite the ball crossed the goal line. About his armband protest, Ronaldo wrote on Instagram, "Being captain of Portugal team is one of the greatest...pride and privilege".

Sun, 28 Mar 2021 - 04:55 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Football, Cristiano Ronaldo, Portugal, FIFA, Serbia, Captain Armband

Courtesy: India TV

Footballer Cristiano Ronaldo.

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Cristiano Ronaldo Becomes Highest Goal-scorer In History With 760 Goals

Football superstar Cristiano Ronaldo became the highest goal-scorer in football history as he surpassed Austrian-Czech Josef Bican's 759 goals record on January 20. Ronaldo, in his 1040th appearance, netted the record 760th career goal in the finale of Supercoppa Italiana against Napoli FC. Ronaldo has scored 450 goals for Real Madrid; 118 for Manchester United; 102 for Portugal; 85 for Juventus; and 5 for Sporting CP.

Thu, 21 Jan 2021 - 11:32 AM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Football, Cristiano Ronaldo, Juventus, Portugal, Josef Bican

Courtesy: WION

Representational photo: Pfizer Vaccine

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Portugal: Health Worker Dies After Taking Pfizer-BioNTech Vaccine

A 41-year-old pediatric surgery assistant Sonia Acevedo has been found dead in Portugal's Porto two days after getting inoculated with the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine. Reportedly, Sonia did not suffer any adverse side effects after vaccination. Sonia's father Abilio Acevedo recalled her as "well and happy" and that she never showed any COVID-19 symptoms. Meanwhile, investigations are underway to determine the sudden cause of death following… read-more

Tue, 05 Jan 2021 - 12:48 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Portugal, Porto, Pfizer-BioNTech, Covid-19

Courtesy: WION News