Reports: Assou-Ekotto in trouble and QPR ahead of Man Utd in race to sign Scottish prospect

first_imgBenoit Assou-Ekotto was rapped by Tottenham after seemingly inviting controversial comedian Dieudonne M’bala M’bala to watch a game at Spurs, the Daily Mail reports. Assou-Ekotto, currently on loan at QPR from the north London club, issued the apparent invitation on Twitter in November and the tweets in question have subsequently been removed.The French government is trying to ban M’bala’s shows because of his use of the ‘quenelle’ gesture, which the country’s sports minister has described as a “disgusting, anti-Semitic” gesture.The Daily Telegraph confirm Tottenham are seriously considering recalling Assou-Ekotto from his loan spell because they need a left-back.Related West London Sport stories:Clause means Spurs can recall Assou-Ekotto QPR boss confirms Assou-Ekotto exit fearsMeanwhile, the Daily Record have reported that QPR have made a bid of around £150,000 for Livingston defender Coll Donaldson.Manchester United are believed to have shown an interest in the 18-year-old but it is claimed that the R’s are now favourites to sign him.Follow West London Sport on TwitterFind us on Facebooklast_img read more

Modi attends Akshardham celebrations

first_imgPrime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday participated in the silver jubilee celebrations of Akshardham temple in Gandhinagar and praised its founder late Pramukh Swami for bringing about positive changes in the society.While addressing a gathering of Swaminarayan sect’s disciples, Mr. Modi said Akshardham temple in Gandhinagar and Delhi should be a case study of how modern technology could be blended with Indian traditions.Late Pramukh Swami, who headed Bochasanvasi Akshar Puroshottam Sanstha, a sub-sect of Swaminarayan sect in Gujarat, built around 1,200 temples across the world including the two giant temple complexes in Gandhinagar and New Delhi.During his 30-minute speech, Mr. Modi reminisced about instances of his interactions with late Pramukh Swami and said he was “very lucky” to have the blessings of the Swami from the very beginning of his career.last_img read more