BTS and K-pop: How to be the perfect fan

BTS and K-pop: How to be the perfect fan

They’re the Beatles for the 21st Century, a global pop sensation that generates mania and devotion in equal measure, and they’ve sold out London’s O2 Arena. BTS, the South Korean seven-member boyband and pin-up stars of the K-pop genre, are...
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Bilal’s six-for gives Pakistan the grip despite late blows

Bilal’s six-for gives Pakistan the grip despite late blows

Oct 9, 2018 Pakistan 45 for 3 (Imam 23*, Holland 2-9) and 482 all out lead Australia202 all out (Khawaja 85, Finch 62, Asif 6-36, Abbas 4-29) by 325 runs The model remains the same, only the specifics vary. This...
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Bailey calls for second domestic 50-over window

Bailey calls for second domestic 50-over window

Oct 9, 2018 Tasmania captain George Bailey believes that the nation’s cricketers should be playing domestic limited-overs matches more expansively than the current miniature tournament at the very start of the season, which climaxes on Wednesday with the...
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Kim Jong-un Invites Pope Francis to North Korea

Kim Jong-un Invites Pope Francis to North Korea

SEOUL, South Korea — Kim Jong-un, the leader of North Korea, which has been condemned as one of the worst suppressors of religious freedom in the world, has invited Pope Francis to visit his country, South Korea’s government said Tuesday....
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Blast at Bhilai Steel Plant LIVE updates: Toll rises to 7 in explosion at Chhattisgarh industrial unit, 5 workers critical

Blast at Bhilai Steel Plant LIVE updates: Toll rises to 7 in explosion at Chhattisgarh industrial unit, 5 workers critical

14:57 (IST) SAIL’s statement on Bhilai Steel Plant explosion In an unfortunate incident at around 10.30 am, today in SAIL Bhilai Steel Plant, there was a fire in gas pipe line of Coke Oven Battery Complex No 11 during a scheduled...
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Teacher sexually assaults minor in Kolkata’s Dhakuria; police arrest 35-year-old man after parents protest outside school

Teacher sexually assaults minor in Kolkata’s Dhakuria; police arrest 35-year-old man after parents protest outside school

Kolkata Police on Tuesday arrested a 35-year-old dance teacher at a girls’ school for sexually harassing a minor girl following massive protests by angry parents outside the school premises. The matter has been reported from the Binodini Girls High Scho...
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Varun Grover accused of sexually harassing BHU student in 2011; comic-writer ‘categorically’ denies allegations

Varun Grover accused of sexually harassing BHU student in 2011; comic-writer ‘categorically’ denies allegations

Allegations of sexual harassment have cropped up against writer-comic Varun Grover in the ongoing #MeToo movement which has gained unprecedented momentum on Twitter in the past week.  The survivor shared her account anonymously with a Twitter user, Rashi (@m...
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IMF projects 7.3% GDP for India: Amid the China-beating growth talk, are we missing the crisis signals?

IMF projects 7.3% GDP for India: Amid the China-beating growth talk, are we missing the crisis signals?

India will remain largely unscathed from the self-inflicted shock of demonetisation and the impact of Goods and Services Tax (GST) rollout this year and next year could be even better, said IMF in its latest World Economic Growth outlook, pegging...
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Virgin Galactic to reach space in ‘weeks not months’

Virgin Galactic to reach space in ‘weeks not months’

Image copyright Rob Kim Entrepreneur Sir Richard Branson has said that Virgin Galactic is “weeks” away from its first trip into space. “We should be in space within weeks, not months. And then we will be in space with myself...
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#MeToo firestorm in Bollywood and media

#MeToo firestorm in Bollywood and media

Image copyright Getty ImagesImage caption This is not the first time alleged harassers have been publicly shamed in India India’s #MeToo movement arrived in a cascade of allegations as women took to Twitter to call out comedians, journalists, authors, ac...
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