Thursday, 11 August, 2022
TopicHarsha Bhogle

Topic: Harsha Bhogle

Meat ban, Sri Lanka crisis, Russia-Ukraine war – IPL couldn’t have been timed better

In the midst of war and economic distress, IPL 2022 offers four hours of unadulterated entertainment every evening—that’s more than what Hollywood and Bollywood can do.

The 14 August connection between Sachin Tendulkar and Don Bradman

Sachin Tendulkar scored his first Test century against England on 14 August 1990. On the same day in 1948, Don Bradman played his last Test against the same opposition.

Michael Holding gives ‘powerful message’ on racism in cricket, Harsha Bhogle praises Sky Sports

During a broadcast on England vs West Indies Test match Wednesday, Michael Holding and Ebony Rainford-Brent discussed racism and the Black Lives Matter movement.

We are shrinking India by highlighting our differences & young India isn’t happy: Harsha Bhogle

Cricket commentator and writer Harsha Bhogle said people in power needed to focus on creating opportunities so the next generation isn't burdened with talk of war & cultural differences.

Sanjay Manjrekar wrong to bully Harsha Bhogle. Time to bring sanity back to commentary box

Sanjay Manjrekar tried to shut down Harsha Bhogle by saying he hadn’t played any first-class cricket, but sports punditry has never been about that.

On Camera

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File photo of Sterlite copper unit at Tuticorin in Tamil Nadu | By special arrangement

Shut since 2018 violence, TN Sterlite plant’s closure cost economy Rs 14,749 cr, says study

Copper plant in Thoothukudi was closed after protests turned violent & police firing left 13 people dead. Job losses one of major impacts, says study by NGO CUTS International.

Defence

Representational image | Indian Army soldiers during the Army Day Parade at Cariappa Parade Ground in New Delhi | ANI Photo

Army looks to reduce troops by 2 lakh, deployment in Kashmir could be rejigged

The Army, which faces a shortage of about 1.35 lakh personnel, is aiming to reduce its strength from 12.8 lakh to around 10.8 lakh.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.
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