Monday, 4 July, 2022

Topic: NBA

Not just Rihanna — farmer protests drew support from global stars Lilly Singh, Hasan Minhaj too

A host of international celebrities, politicians and sport personalities have over the past two days expressed their solidarity with the farmers protesting at Delhi's borders.

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.

5 NBA games, other US sporting events called off as players protest shooting of Black man

Grand Slam champ Naomi Osaka was among the sportspersons protesting the shooting of Jacob Blake who was shot in the back 7 times by police in Wisconsin.

NBA’s Rudy Gobert down with coronavirus, days after he mockingly touched reporters’ mics

Utah Jazz player Rudy Gobert tested positive for coronavirus ahead of his game against Oklahoma City Thunder Wednesday, which prompted the NBA to suspend its ongoing season.

Johnson’s DUP woes, Pelosi takes on the patriarchy and Trump’s ‘brilliant’ strategy

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

Indian engineers are about to become even more employable abroad

Govt to give accreditation to 1,000 programmes at Indian institutions. Under 'Washington Accord', this will improve graduates’ chances of foreign placement.

On Camera


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.


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.