“At times there’s been some lonely nights thinking about it. Definitely thoughts go through your head. ‘Potentially if I don’t score any runs, I’ve played my last game’ - those are the kind of things that are in your head,” Buttler said after the win against Pakistan in the series opener here. … [Read more...] about Buttler says he feared he could be playing his last Test before heroics against Pakistan
Frightening causing fear
The fear of going to the hospital combined with the impact of co-morbidities on the severity of Covid-19 symptoms has underlined the focus inwards. “Self-care isn’t just a luxury, but a necessity,” says Batra, who talks of increased interest in ‘the Covid-19 diet’. Among other things it includes supplementation with Vitamin C, zinc and Vitamin D. … [Read more...] about Celebrating the Simplicity Series: Self-pampering and skin-care during the pandemic
"If, as with the novel coronavirus which we did not fear until it began spreading among our immediate surroundings, humanity does not become aware of the threat of nuclear weapons until they are used again, we will find ourselves in an irrevocable predicament," he added. … [Read more...] about Japan urged to remember WWII atrocities as Nagasaki marks 75th anniversary of atomic bombing by U.S.
On September 12, Tyson will fight Roy Jones, one of the most technically gifted fighters of his time (who, at 51, is also coming out of retirement for an eight-round match). The promoters have had the good sense to call it an ‘exhibition’. May it remain so, and remain a one-off event. Because no matter how good Tyson looks for his age, boxers in their 50s coming out of retirement, is no cause for celebration. … [Read more...] about In the ring, doing the same old thing
In an order issued at 11 a.m. on Sunday, District Collector PB Noohu permitted the Kerala State Electricity Board to open six shutters of the Pampa dam by 60 cm to bring down the water level to 982 meters from the present 983.45 meters. The opening of shutters will cause an additional water discharge of 82 cubic meters per second to the Pampa river, raising the overall water level by another 40 cm. … [Read more...] about Kerala rains | Pathanamthitta on the edge as Pampa dam opens