The Middle Kingdom’s rush of blood and the need for strong Indian deterrence

The answer to this question is rather complex and civilisational; Chinese Emperors were and even now want to be treated as divinity and above all wisdom. Japan did not raise a murmur when the Chinese Navy strolled in its waters citing Senkaku Island dispute; Vietnam kept quiet when its boat was sunk in South China […]

Overwhelmed California hospitals sending COVID-19 patients to SF

“I think it’s about the highest we’ve been since March-April,” said Chin-Hong. “The scary thing is that this isn’t the peak yet, and we’re expecting to get more and more especially after 4th of July. At the end of the day, it’s going to be higher than we were in the beginning. The fear is […]

‘I wanted revenge’: Wasim Akram recalls incident when Allan Donald bouncer left him with 20 stitches

Akram shared a great partnership with Waqar Younis and also shepherded pace sensation Shoaib Akhtar in his formative years, in what was one of the most successful phase of Pakistan cricket. He was recently asked to name some of the best pacers of his era by his former teammate Basit Ali on his Youtube show. 

Pressure rises for Newsom to release more people from San Quentin, other prisons

As of Friday, according to a UCSF spokesperson, five of the 21 COVID-19 patients being cared for in the university’s hospital system were from San Quentin. While other hospitals are treating more San Quentin patients, even that small number at UCSF is worrisome, Chin-Hong said, because every hospital has limited resources for dealing with the […]

Normal People’s Paul Mescal’s family: meet his siblings, parents and grandparents here

Paul Mescal’s parents Paul was born and raised in County Kildare. His mum, Dearblha, worked as a police officer and his dad, Paul, was a school teacher. No doubt Paul’s parents are hugely proud of his work in Normal People, but the 24-year-old did admit that the intimate scenes in the drama were a little […]

US military to stand with India in conflict with China, indicates White House official

WASHINGTON: The US military “will continue to stand strong” in relationship to a conflict between India and China or anywhere else, a top White House official has said, after the Navy deployed two aircraft carriers to the strategic South China Sea to boost its presence in the region. “The message is clear. We’re not going […]

Top medical officer for California prisons ousted amid worsening coronavirus outbreak

Tigar indicated that he was likely to order California to set aside sufficient cells and staff to cope with infections at each institution. The judge did not appear to be inclined to order prisoners released or to have a three-judge panel consider such a move, but he asked whether the state could make it happen […]

MLB Season To Start July 23 Amid More Positive COVID-19 Cases and Challenges

“I think there’s still some reservation on my end, as well,” Posey said. “I want to see how things progress here over the next couple of weeks. It would be a little bit naive or silly not to gauge what’s going on around you.”

Masks are effective only if you wear them properly. Here’s the right (and wrong) way

Your mask should also fit snugly against the sides of your face — no open flaps. But it shouldn’t be so tight that it’s difficult to breathe through. Your mask may have a wired side, meant to adhere to the shape of your nose. Press down on it over your nose for a more comfortable […]

Cat named Jack uses the gentlest taps to let his hooman know that she is loved. Watch

Posted on Reddit on July 3, this clip is 15 seconds long. “Do I look crazy, YES, but my baby Jack and his love taps are too cute not to share,” reads the title of the post. Here, the original poster is right about one thing: Jack’s love taps are too cute not to share.