Monday, October 3

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Bayern Munich’s Joshua Kimmich, Thomas Mueller COVID Positive Ahead Of Borussia Dortmund Showdown

File photo of Thomas Mueller© AFPBayern Munich's Joshua Kimmich and Thomas Mueller have tested positive for Covid-19, just a week before they travel to face Borussia Dortmund in the Bundesliga. The German champions confirmed the news late on Saturday afternoon, with the statement saying both players have "no symptoms" and are currently in home isolation.Both will miss the side's upcoming Champions League game against Viktoria Pilsen, but may still be able to play in Saturday's game against Dortmund.They took part in Bayern's dominant 4-0 home win over Bayer Leverkusen on Friday night.Bayern on Friday welcomed back captain Manuel Neuer and midfielder Leon Goretzkawho had been in Covid isolation for a week after testing positive while on Germany duty.Kimmich and Mueller were also in Germ...

Mani Ratnam’s Ponniyin Selvan opens to positive reviews and packed cinema halls

Advance booking for second week is also great, says producers' association member Advance booking for second week is also great, says producers' association member Ponniyin Selvan, Kalki Krishnamurthy's five-part historical novel on the Chola dynasty, not only captivated generations of Tamil readers, it also cast a spell on Tamil filmmakers and actors, including MG Ramachandran, Kamal Haasan, Mani Ratnam and several others.It has taken ₹500 crore and a host of stars -Aishwarya Rai, Karthi, Vikram, 'Jayam' Ravi, Sarath Kumar, Parthiban and others – for Mani Ratnam to bring the book alive onscreen as 'Ponniyin Selvan Part I', which was released in theaters on Friday to packed houses. The film has opened to largely positive reviews from critics and audiences and house-full shows in o...

‘Squid Game’ star Lee Jung-jae tests COVID-19 positive after attending Emmy Awards

Korean star Lee Jung-jae, who recently won an Emmy for the hit series "Squid Game", has tested positive for the novel coronavirus. Lee's agency Artist Company announced on Monday night that the actor had tested COVID-19 positive after undergoing a routine PCR test upon his return to his native South Korea from the US where he attended the Primetime Emmy Awards ceremony on September 13. "In accordance with disease control protocol, actor Lee Jung Jae underwent PCR testing after he returned to Korea on September 18, and his test results came back positive," the agency said in a statement as quoted by entertainment outlet Soompi. Lee's friend, business partner and "Hunt" co-star Jung Woo-sung and his "Squid Game" colleagues Park Hae-soo and Jung Ho-yeon, who took the same flight w...