Cheptegei sets 10,000m world mark

Ethiopian athlete Letesenbet Gidey waves an Ethiopian national flag as she celebrates after breaking the 5,000m world record during the NN Valencia World Record Day at the Turia stadium in Valencia on October 7, 2020. – Ethiopia’s Letesenbet Gidey set a new women’s 5,000m world record of 14 minutes 6.65 seconds in Valencia today. The […]

Mann Ki Baat: PM Narendra Modi praises new farm laws, says ‘farmers now empowered, have more rights’

“Every #MannKiBaat we celebrate the accomplishments of outstanding people, working for societal good. But, for every one example shared, there are many I am unable to share due to paucity of time. But, I do read many of the inputs and they are truly valuable,” the PM tweeted.

World Bicycle Day 2020: Date, significance and how should we celebrate the day

New Delhi: June 3 is celebrated as International World Bicycle Day. The day was marked by the United Nations General Assembly in April 2018. It acknowledged the “uniqueness, longevity and versatility of the bicycle, which has been in use for two centuries, and that it is a simple, affordable, reliable, clean and environmentally fit sustainable […]

‘The city itself was pretty wild’: An inside look at the glamour and grunge of New York City’s thriving music scene in the 1970s and ’80s from CBGB to Danceteria where the Rolling Stones, Ramones and Blondie performed and partied

During the 1970s and ’80s, photographer Allan Tannenbaum had access to the vibrant art, music and club scene in New York City. Working for the SoHo Weekly News, he was able to capture candid moments, like the image above, The Rolling Stones at Danceteria, NYC, 1980. The band – Bill Wyman, Ronnie Wood, Mick Jagger […]

What’s new on Amazon Prime Video in December 2020

Below, you’ll find the full list of everything new to Amazon Prime Video in both November and December, with our recommendations in bold. If you want a little more help deciding what to watch, we have a list of the best movies streaming on Amazon, as well as a list of the best TV shows […]

‘We are not going to lie down’: a coronavirus revolt in England

A vaccine works by mimicking a natural infection. A vaccine not only induces immune response to protect people from any future COVID-19 infection, but also helps quickly build herd immunity to put an end to the pandemic. Herd immunity occurs when a sufficient percentage of a population becomes immune to a disease, making the spread […]

Emmys TV Review: Jimmy Kimmel-Hosted High-Wire Act Steps It Up In A Year Of Election, Uprising & COVID-19

Still, the fact is the L.A.-based Kimmel faced both the NFL’s Sunday Night Football on NBC and the Los Angeles Lakers beating the Denver Nuggets in a dramatic second game of the Western Conference Finals in the NBA’s bubble playoffs on TNT. Coming off last year’s hostless show’s record-low ratings, the quality of the 2020 […]

4 years of ‘Dear Zindagi’: When Shah Rukh Khan revealed that he didn’t understand the film

King Khan was once questioned on his association with ‘Dear Zindagi’ and his experience on the film set during an interview. To this, he had told IANS that he is happy to be a part of the film, however, he doesn’t completely understand it. He shared, “I may not be able to convince you with […]

Victorian government ‘confident’ about 2021 Australian Open amid travel concerns

“There was some reporting, and I’m not being critical of the reporting, but there was some reporting earlier in the week that this was all some sort of done deal, that there would be lead-up tournaments and the Australian Open and the whole thing was finalised,” he said.

Australian Open ‘bubble’ expected in 2021

“Again, I’m not someone who runs tennis tournaments but logic tells you not only to protect public health, so keeping participants who’ve come from the rest of the world, which is on fire at the moment with the numbers we’re seeing are just like nothing we’ve seen before, you’ve got to keep those people away […]