Thursday, 27 January, 2022
TopicWorld Cup

Topic: World Cup

Pakistanis get another ‘mauka’. After India’s World Cup loss, they say play ludo, not cricket

Comments on India’s performance also came from former Pakistani cricketers Inzamam ul Haq and Shoaib Akhtar. Inzamam said Team India was demoralised.

Meet Sheikh Rasheed – Pakistan’s interior minister, ‘cricketer’, and maker of ‘smart bombs’

Sheikh Rasheed Ahmad poses as crusader of blasphemy politics, part-time interior minister and, most recently, a cricketer.

‘Nasha, paisa, underworld’ – It’s okay if you skipped TV news coverage of Aryan Khan case

TV news channels reported India-Pakistan match with drama and music band, but turned Aryan Khan-Gosavi-Wankhede coverage into a sport.

UAPA against Kashmiri students for celebrating Pakistan cricket win sign of nervous nation

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India’s distance with Pakistan and Bangladesh growing. Cricket can help

It’s high time New Delhi took a tough position on refusing to allow party politics to dictate foreign policy, especially in the neighbourhood.

India’s 1983 World Cup hero Yashpal Sharma dies of cardiac arrest

Yashpal, 66, was known for his gutsy attitude and his stroke-filled half century in the semifinal against England in the 1983 campaign at the Old Trafford.

In India, you have to go to war for your rights: Former hockey captain Dhanraj Pillay

In 'Dear Me', a compilation of letters written by Indian sports stars to their younger selves, Dhanraj Pillay reflects on the battle with sports bureaucracy.

With no Rahul or Congress, Times Now & India Today are being forced to ask questions of BJP

Come back Rahul – Zee, ABP, Republic, Times now need you like India needs rain.

From Mandira Bedi to Mayanti Langer– how Indian cricket shows went beyond noodle straps

Sixteen years since Mandira Bedi stepped into Extraa Innings, cricket shows and fans are slowly learning not to mute her voice & focus on her figure.

Guess who can teach Narendra Modi to innovate in his speeches? DD Sports

Doordarshan doesn’t have the telecast rights to the World Cup. But it has come up with an innovative way to engage the viewers.

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File photo of Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow | Photo: Andrey Rudakov | Bloomberg

How Vladimir Putin keeps everyone guessing

Over the years, Putin has always had the upper hand tactically vis-à-vis the West because he’s had what’s called escalation dominance. But experts say he may have gone a big step too far.
AU Small Finance Bank Managing Director and Chief Executive Sanjay Agarwal. | Photo by special arrangement

MSME sector requires hand-holding, Budget measures needed: AU Small Finance Bank MD & CEO

The sector has faced continued distress since the Covid-19 pandemic struck in March 2020. Govt data says about 9% of MSMEs shut down due to the pandemic.


The photo of former PM Indira Gandhi with the three former service chiefs | Photo: Wikimedia Commons

‘Mystery’ brochure on 1971 War crops Indira Gandhi, Jagjivan Ram from images, courts controversy

Both images show the then service chiefs, but the former PM and defence minister is removed from them.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.