Monday, 4 July, 2022
TopicIPL 2020

Topic: IPL 2020

Virtual to cardboard audiences, DIY training — 2020 pushed athletes to keep sports alive

Covid-19 actually reminded sports fans what to expect from their favourite athletes — to adapt to adverse situations and use them to your favour.

Google analysed billions of search requests in 2020. Here’s what it found

Google’s Year in Search 2020 provides a snapshot of the fears, anxieties, distractions, and obsessions of an extraordinary year.

Hardik Pandya takes a knee during IPL match to support ‘Black Lives Matter’ movement

Mumbai Indians all-rounder Hardik Pandya went down on a knee with his right arm raised to show solidarity with the movement against racism.

Manipur welcomes its Akhoipuina — ‘messengers of God, harbingers of good harvest’

Snippets from the vibrant Northeast that capture politics, culture, society and more in the eight states.

Gujarat teenager held for issuing threats against Dhoni’s daughter

Police said the Class 12 student 'confessed' to have posted the threatening message on Instagram after the IPL match between KKR and CSK.

#BoycottGavaskar trends after legend’s ‘distasteful’ remark on Anushka for Virat’s poor form

Referring to a viral video from the lockdown, Gavaskar said playing wife Anushka Sharma’s bowling hadn’t prepared Virat Kohli for the IPL.

TRP trap of television news, and some IPL relief to ease Covid anxiety

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

Paytm back on Google Play Store hours after being pulled down for policy violation

Paytm founder Vijay Shekhar Sharma tweeted that a UPI cashback offer led to the suspension of the app and asked 'India to decide' if giving cashback is gambling.

Covid pandemic has changed Indian cricket scene, but this is why IPL will survive the slump

Unlike the traditional contests that typically unspooled over days-long clashes, IPL is synonymous with a smash-and-bash short format, called T-20.

Chennai Super Kings to take on defending champions Mumbai Indians in opening match of IPL

The upcoming 53-day edition is by far the longest in the history of the league which was delayed after 13 personnel of the Chennai Super Kings camp tested positive for covid.

On Camera

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Ghouse Mohammed and Riyaz, arrested for the murder of Udaipur tailor Kanhaiya Lal Teli | ANI

Why we should know where Udaipur killers lie on the staircase of radicalisation pyramid

Udaipur’s violent executioners had reached the highest point of radicalisation where the only option left before them was to kill their innocent victim.
Illustration by Soham Sen

Keep calm and carry on: Unlike wheat, rice isn’t hot yet

The world is worried that India might restrict exports of rice after wheat, pushing prices higher and worsening global food security.

Defence

Army personnel give military honours to the soldiers of Territorial Army's infantry 107 battalion who lost their lives in the Manipur Landslide, 2 July 2022, Siliguri | Credits: ANI Photo/ ANI Pic Service

A look at the Territorial Army — The Indian military’s task force hit by the Manipur landslide

The Territorial Army, a part-time military organisation for Indians who may have other jobs, is essentially a volunteer force that can be quickly mobilised in the defence of a state.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.
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