Irish smear scandal: Woman who highlighted failures dies

Irish smear scandal: Woman who highlighted failures dies

Image copyright RTÉImage caption Emma Mhic Mhathúna was diagnosed with cervical cancer in 2016 A woman at the centre of the Republic of Ireland’s cervical cancer smear scandal has died. Emma Mhic Mhathúna was one of the most public figures...
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Mohammad Hafeez, Imam-ul-Haq grind Australia in the Dubai heat

Mohammad Hafeez, Imam-ul-Haq grind Australia in the Dubai heat

  shares Pakistan 255 for 3 (Hafeez 126, Imam 76, Siddle 1-23) v Australia © Getty Images The scorecard suggested nearly total domination from Pakistan. After all, they finished the day at 255 for 3, thanks to a 205-run opening...
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Brawl breaks out after Khabib submits McGregor at UFC 229

Brawl breaks out after Khabib submits McGregor at UFC 229

A few seconds after Conor McGregor tapped Khabib Nurmagomedov’s arm and submitted to the champion’s choke, Nurmagomedov climbed the cage and leaped at the men in McGregor’s corner, setting off a prolonged brawl inside and outside the octagon.A seminal mo...
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#MeToo in India: Policing what people can speak out about is another form of victim blaming

#MeToo in India: Policing what people can speak out about is another form of victim blaming

Yesterday morning I streamed a video in which NDTV anchor Nidhi Razdan led a panel called From Bollywood To World Of Comedy: Why #MeToo Complaints Are Unanswered? then opened Twitter to find a tweet by her quickly going viral: “Some...
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A wish list for pub gigs in India: From timeliness to special F&B menus and loyalty cards

A wish list for pub gigs in India: From timeliness to special F&B menus and loyalty cards

Now that we’re into October and concert season is well underway – there are at least six album or EP launch shows and two festivals in my home city of Mumbai over the course of this week – I decided...
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#MeToo in India: Writer Kiran Nagarkar, photographer Pablo Bartholomew named in harassment accusations

#MeToo in India: Writer Kiran Nagarkar, photographer Pablo Bartholomew named in harassment accusations

Editor’s note: Following Rituparna Chatterjee’s report — Is India’s #MeToo moment here? Women are angry and they are naming and shaming their abusers — Firstpost will publish a series of articles collating personal accounts of those who hav...
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Mandharam movie review: Asif Ali’s earnestness is sucked dry in this poor imitation of Premam

Mandharam movie review: Asif Ali’s earnestness is sucked dry in this poor imitation of Premam

Language: Malayalam Asif Ali is earnest. There is no film yet that I have seen featuring him in which it feels like he takes his work for granted or his audience lightly. His sincerity and commitment are no compensation though...
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Exclusive: EBRD head faces investigation call over dossier on directors

Exclusive: EBRD head faces investigation call over dossier on directors

By Marc Jones LONDON (Reuters) – Several member states have called for the head of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development to be investigated over claims the lender inappropriately gathered personal information on some of its directors, acco...
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Club 18-30: Thomas Cook to close holiday brand this month

Club 18-30: Thomas Cook to close holiday brand this month

Image copyright Club 18-30 Club 18-30 holidays, once a staple of lurid tabloid stories, are to sail into the sunset at the end of this month. From a low-key start in the 1960s, they became notorious, embracing their image with...
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Thousands of Italians, migrants rally for accused ‘refugee mayor’

Thousands of Italians, migrants rally for accused ‘refugee mayor’

Riace, Italy – An estimated 6,000 people protested in Riace, a small village perched on top of a barren hill in the southern Italian region of Calabria, against the arrest of its mayor Domenico Lucano. Known as the “refugee mayor”,...
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