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Virat Kohli chachu, autograph please! India skipper obliges and video goes viral

first_imgVirat Kohli is arguably the most popular cricketer going around. Be it the superhuman consistency or the theatrics he displays on the field or the way he leads his life off it, the India captain is one of the most followed cricketers.Despite all the stardom, Virat Kohli never misses an opportunity to appreciate the support he receives from his fans.In a recent video that has gone viral on social media, Kohli can be seen obliging to kids’ request for autographs as he makes his way to the team bus in Melbourne. A kid Down Under, shouted “Kohli Chachu (uncle)” and grabbed his attention.Kohli walked towards a section of Indian fans and signed autographs for his young fans. The world number one Test batsman even accepted a Christmas gift from the young fan and wished them on the Christmas Day.Despite being branded as a villain by a section of the Australian media, Kohli remains to be a hero for several cricket fans, let alone the young ones from his country. This is not the first time Kohli has obliged to fans’ requests. The India captain makes it a point to sign autographs and pose for selfies with his fans.Kohli was seen taking selfies with Indian fans and signing autographs for them before the start of the first T20I between India and Australia in Brisbane last month. During India’s tour of England earlier this year, the 30-year-old cricketer made it a point to oblige to a woman’s request for autographs after several of his Indian teammates ignored her.advertisementMeanwhile, Kohli was handed a reprieve by Australia captain Tim Paine on Day 1 of the ongoing Boxing Day Test between the two teams. The India skipper was batting on 47 when he edged one off Mitchell Starc. However, Paine failed to convert a difficult chance after which Kohli remained unbeaten at stumps on 47.India made 215 for the loss of two wickets on Day 1 of the much-anticipated Test on a docile wicket at the Melbourne Cricket Ground. After Mayank Agarwal’s brilliant half-century on Test debut, Kohli and Cheteshwar Pujara combined to add an unbeaten 92 to the team’s total.Also Read | 3rd Test: Australia regret dropping Virat Kohli on ‘tough’ 1st dayAlso Read | If Kohli doesn’t score a 100 on this pitch, he should retire: Flat MCG fails to impressAlso See:last_img read more

Quebec First Nation and feds reach claims agreement for more than 116

first_imgOTTAWA — A Quebec First Nation has reached an agreement to settle 29 claims with the federal government and receive $116 million.The federal government also says it has signed a memorandum of understanding with Kitigan Zibi Anishinabeg First Nation to guide how the two sides will partner to work on issues including the recognition of rights, socio-economic development and self-determination.Kitigan Zibi Anishinabeg First Nation is located near the Quebec municipality of Maniwaki, about 130 kilometres north of Ottawa, with more than 3,400 members.The members of the First Nation accepted a settlement for 29 claims within the town of Maniwaki and can request that 363 acres of land could be added to the reserve as part of the settlement, or approximately the size of 180 soccer fields.Indigenous-Crown Relations Minister Carolyn Bennett says in a statement the announcement marks an important step to strengthen the relationship between the federal government and the community.In the same release, Frankie Cote, a band councillor with Kitigan Zibi Anishinabeg, said the settlement and agreement closes a chapter in the community’s history.“Together, we are moving away from the past where extinguishing rights was a requirement and moving on a path where we take our rightful place as an equal partner with Canada,” Cote said.The Canadian Presslast_img read more