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Sports  /  Published 28.03.20

Spirit of sport when the world was at war

The sporting world has come to a standstill, much like pretty much everything else that we took as a given, and there’s no saying when a semblance of normality would be restored. The last time sport...
By TT Bureau

Entertainment  /  Published 27.06.19

First look: Vicky Kaushal as Sam Manekshaw

On 13 June 1971, Anthony Mascarenhas, a reporter at the Sunday Times, exposed the scale of the Pakistan army’s brutality to suppress the uprising in East Pakistan. This was the biggest genocide in t...
By Zora Rahman in Calcutta


World  /  Published 02.06.19

75 years after D-Day

David Woodrow, 95, raises the American flag beside a memorial on his farm in eastern England every morning, weather permitting.He makes sure that memorial is tip-top, too. Dedicated to the U.S. Army A...
By AP in England

Opinion  /  Published 16.01.19

The contrast in India's and China's growth

Last month witnessed the commemoration of the 40th anniversary of an event of great significance in the history of modern China. President Xi Jinping underscored its importance by signposting it with ...
By T.C.A. Raghavan

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Opinion  /  Published 06.11.19

The Peter Handke dilemma

When the Austrian playwright, Elfriede Jelinek, was, to the surprise of the literary world, awarded the Nobel Prize in 2004, it seemed to seal the fate of the equally, if not more, prizeworthy writer,...
By Martin Kämpchen

Sports  /  Published 06.04.20

British Open cancelled because of coronavirus

The British Open has been cancelled for the first time since World War II due to the coronavirus. The 149th Open was scheduled to take place at Royal St George’s Golf Club in Kent in July. But with...
By Agencies in London

Sports  /  Published 28.04.20

Coronavirus vaccine key to Olympic Games

Tokyo 2020 organising committee president Yoshiro Mori said the Olympic Games, already postponed to 2021, would be “scrapped” if they could not take place then, according to an interview published...
By Agencies in Tokyo

Sports  /  Published 01.04.20

Virus claims Wimbledon too

Wimbledon, the oldest Grand Slam tennis tournament and a cultural institution in Britain, will not be held in 2020, becoming the latest major sporting event disrupted by the coronavirus outbreak.The c...
By New York Times News Service/Christopher Clarey


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