He achieved the feat on day two of the first Test and as a result, he shattered the record of Tino Best, who had scored 95 against England. … [Read more...] about On this day: This Australian tailender makes history
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Growing recent evidence, including a study by experts from the UK's Oxford University, has shown that the pandemic could have started elsewhere before it was first reported in Asia. Besides, medical experts should be the only ones to make such a judgement after deliberate scientific studies, rather than politicians jumping to baseless conclusions. … [Read more...] about Commentary: Lies and hypocrisy behind Australian politicians’ xenophobic mania
One of the ideal ways to imbibe interesting culture across the globe is to make a bucketlist of popular UNESCO world heritage sites. With an ethical traveller’s bent of mind, you can help ensure the preservation of natural, cultural, and intellectual heritage. Explorations to heritage sites must be informed as the history is intriguing. Guided trails are the best choice in these case and if you could time it around a local fest or unique practice (such as summer or winter solstice), then the fun factor is immense. SAY HELLO TO MOAI FIGURES ON EASTER ISLAND Region: Rapa Nui In the midst of the Pacific Ocean, The Easter Island covers 63 square miles of land, nearly half of which is in Rapa Nui National Park. It is home to approximately 900 Moai statues, often called ‘Easter Island Heads’. The giant, monolithic carvings are scattered around the island, many stand straight against the backdrop of the Pacific Ocean, while others are buried up to their necks in mud. … [Read more...] about This summer, head to a UNESCO world heritage site for a dose of culture and history
At least two injured policemen banged on her door that night, begging to be let in, before they were killed by the assailants. The men were frantically searching for a place to hide outside, she recalled. It was later found that they had tried to hide under a bench and a motorbike parked in the porch. Sushma recounted their desperate pleas with regret. “They cried, ‘Amma humko bachalo. Hamare chote chote bacche hai. Hum aapka kuch nahi karenge (Mother, please save us. We have little kids at home. We won’t harm you)’,” she said. Initially, Sushma hesitated; the firing outside had numbed her. But she gradually mustered courage and tried to crawl towards the door. By then the men had been silenced by a loud burst of firing. An SHO and a constable were later found dead in pools of blood. … [Read more...] about Vikas Dubey and a raid that left a bloody trail
He has still refused to name China, but perhaps that will come soon as it becomes obvious that we have a long and difficult road ahead to get the Chinese to vacate. … [Read more...] about Has India ever seen multiple crises like these?