THE BIG story
Despite being thoroughly predictable all through its 10 episodes from a sports-plot perspective, Big Shot, surprises and maintains its earnest, feel-good naïveté all through.
Third COVID-19 wave 'definitely' underway in UK due to highly-transmissible Delta variant, says expert
Professor Adam Finn, who advises the UK govt on its vaccination policy, told the BBC that the country is now seeing a 'race' between the vaccines and the Delta variant
World Test Championship Final: Virat Kohli excels in testing conditions before bad light stops play on Day 2
Kohli's only boundary, a sublime cover drive off Neil Wagner, came before lunch but kept the scoreboard ticking with twos and threes.
Explained: As G7 plans Build Back Better World, here's how much China has spent on Belt And Road Initiative
Compared to the post-World War domination that the US achieved, China may appear relatively new to the game. But the dragon has already made big strides; it is the US that may appear like it needs to play catch-up
Sharma's appointment to the post negates the chances of his induction in the UP cabinet because of the BJP's larger principle of one-man-one-post, a party leader said
By turning the focus on the role of women in urban design, Vienna is helping to highlight the still dominant role men play in shaping the built environment.
'It's starting to recognise the African American experience': Black community marks new Juneteenth holiday
A Juneteenth parade was held in Evanston, Illinois, a Chicago suburb that is using tax revenue from marijuana sales to offer housing grants to Black residents for past discrimination and the lingering effects of slavery.
Frustration has set in as families around the country visit their moms and, this Father’s Day weekend, their dads.
Dolce & Gabbana hold first live show since pandemic, inspired by southern Italy's lighting installations
Designers Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana called their collection 'light therapy' for a world that has been mostly denied large gatherings for the last 15 months.
Uttar Pradesh eases night curfew by two hours from tomorrow; allows eateries to open with 50% capacity
During marriages and other functions, a maximum of 50 people will be allowed at both open and closed venues. Only 50 people will be allowed in a religious place at a time.
Odia singer Tapu Mishra passes away due to COVID-19 complications; Naveen Patnaik tweets condolences
Tapu Mishra was admitted to a Bhubaneswar hospital on 19 May after a dip in oxygen levels
Despite Pete Weitz’s sensitive direction and a superb cast — Fatherhood can’t quite deliver.
India women's team and the gripping Test match England showed the value they can bring to the cricketing world. If BCCI and other boards have got the message, we would soon see more Test matches for India and other international women's teams.
Pet parenting in a pandemic: Caring for a fur child during the COVID-19 crisis has its comforts — and challenges
What this pandemic has taught us about pet parenting is how our vocabularies are not robust enough to capture the profundity of the bonds we share with our fur-children.
India reports 58,419 new COVID-19 cases today; single-day tally less than 60,000 after 81 days, says Centre
The number of active cases fell to 7,29,243 and comprises 2.44% of the caseload, while the COVID-19 recovery rate rose to 96.27%, the Union Health Ministry said
Italy are already through with six points with Wales on four. Switzerland have one point before their game in Baku against Turkey, who have lost both outings so far.
Critics have raised serious question about the risks of holding the Olympics amid a pandemic. But the IOC, Tokyo organisers and Japanese government insist the Games can be held safely.
The Supreme Court Friday refused to direct the medical universities to cancel or postpone the final year Post Graduate exams on the ground that the examinee-doctors have been engaged in COVID-19 duty
Giannis Antetokounmpo had 40 points and 13 rebounds, and Khris Middleton made the tiebreaking shot with 40 seconds left in the first overtime Game 7 in 15 years.
Cristiano Ronaldo put Portugal ahead, but the Germans roared back with four unanswered goals as Kai Havertz and Gosens hit the net after own goals by Ruben Dias and Raphael Guerreiro.