8 Books You Need to Read This August

Panic in a Suitcase by Yelena Akhtiorskaya (Riverhead; July 31)can go home again. Or possibly never even leave. And forgive the unoriginal reference, but her vibrant blend of wordplay, wistfulness, and poignantly comic characters immediately conjures Nabokov’s academic farce, Pnin.

India vs Australia: Mohammed Shami on cusp of breaking Ajit Agarkar’s 18-year-old record

While the entire attention has been on the poor form of premier paceman Jasprit Bumrah, the performance of the dependable Mohammed Shami has also not been up to the mark. Shami was the best Indian bowler on show in the first match as he picked up 3 wickets and had an economy of under 6 […]

2019 Cricket World Cup: Virat Kohli unveils ‘away’ kit for England match

“The contrast is good, the fit is great. For one game it’s fine. But I don’t think permanently we will be heading in that direction because blue is our colour and we are very proud to wear that.”

Priyanka Chopra remembers her Miss World crowning moment: ‘20 years ago today, this happened’, see pic

Priyanka has often spoken this particular life-changing incident of her life. Only recently, she had shared a hilarious video clip where her mother, Dr Madhu Chopra had said how she had reacted to her daughter’s win. Dr Chopra recalled how she said the “stupidest thing” ever. She said: “I had tears streaming down my eyes […]

India vs Australia: Virat Kohli 23 runs away from breaking Sachin Tendulkar’s massive record

But the visitors will have a chance to pick up a consolation win and avoid the clean sweep in the 3rd ODI in Canberra. In the match, Kohli will have a chance to surpass India legend Sachin Tendulkar to become the fastest player to reach 12,000 run-mark in the ODIs.

Bill Gates, the virus and the quest to vaccinate the world

Companies either would charge all countries the same price or set tiered prices for low-, middle- and high-income nations; any could bow out if the price exceeded $21 per dose. Poor countries could get cheap, subsidized doses for up to 20% of their populations by the end of next year, but the wealthier nations could […]

World AIDS Day: Is India winning the fight against new HIV infections?

Commemorated since 1988, the World AIDS Day always has a theme, and this year it is “global solidarity, shared responsibility”. World-over, 78 million people have been infected with HIV and 35 million have died from the illness since the first case was detected more than 35 years ago, according to UNAIDS.

Dramatic moment Bengal tiger battles a 300lb bear dubbed ‘the deadliest in the world’ – but who do you think won?

“The tiger was able to sink his teeth into the bear and we thought the bear would die but the tiger soon became exhausted and let go. The bleeding sloth bear charged at the tiger and bit him on the leg.”

Brazil president Bolsonaro says he will REFUSE Covid vaccine despite suffering 170,000 deaths – 2nd highest in world

“We have formally asked the regulator to assess the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine, to understand the data and determine whether it meets rigorous safety standards,” Health Secretary Matt Hancock said.

Melania Trump complains about work on ‘Christmas stuff’ in profane secret tape recording

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