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#CoronavirusOutbreak: USTA drafting alternative venue plans for US Open

15 May 2020

#CoronavirusOutbreak: USTA drafting alternative venue plans for US Open

The United States Tennis Association (USTA) is pressing ahead with preparations to stage the US Open 2020 in New York this year but is "aggressively" drafting alternative plans for the tournament.

I believe I can win the most Slams: Novak Djokovic

15 May 2020

I believe I can win the most Slams: Novak Djokovic

A defiant Novak Djokovic has clear goals as far his tennis career is concerned.

Why Sitharaman's stimulus package has left stock market unimpressed

14 May 2020

Why Sitharaman's stimulus package has left stock market unimpressed

Domestic stocks plunged on Thursday as the government's stimulus package to revive the economy left investors unimpressed.

#CoronavirusPandemic: Serena eager to return to court after lockdown break

13 May 2020

#CoronavirusPandemic: Serena eager to return to court after lockdown break

Veteran tennis ace Serena Williams has claimed she wants to return to court after the lockdown break caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

Coronavirus outbreak: French Open ticket holders to receive refund

08 May 2020

Coronavirus outbreak: French Open ticket holders to receive refund

French Tennis Federation, on Thursday, announced that all ticket holders of the French Open will be refunded due to coronavirus pandemic.

Australian Open 2021 is under threat: Details here

07 May 2020

Australian Open 2021 is under threat: Details here

The Australian Open 2021 could face cancelation under a worst-case scenario if the coronavirus pandemic continues to halt the world.

Tennis rallies together for Player Relief Programme, raises $6 million

06 May 2020

Tennis rallies together for Player Relief Programme, raises $6 million

The governing bodies of tennis have come together to raise in excess of $6 million to create a Player Relief Programme aimed at supporting players who are particularly affected by the impact of the coronavirus pandemic.

Coronavirus: UK's PM Boris Johnson hospitalized; Queen Elizabeth addresses nation

06 Apr 2020

Coronavirus: UK's PM Boris Johnson hospitalized; Queen Elizabeth addresses nation

Ten days after testing positive for coronavirus, United Kingdom's Prime Minister Boris Johnson was admitted to a hospital in London, in what was called a "precautionary measure" by a Downing Street spokesperson.

Tennis: Wimbledon likely to be scrapped amid coronavirus outbreak

01 Apr 2020

Tennis: Wimbledon likely to be scrapped amid coronavirus outbreak

The Wimbledon 2020 event looks certain to be scrapped for the first time since World War II by tournament chiefs on Wednesday as the coronavirus pandemic wreaks further havoc on the global sporting calendar.

Coronavirus outbreak: Four instances when Olympic Games were affected

19 Mar 2020

Coronavirus outbreak: Four instances when Olympic Games were affected

The coronavirus pandemic has come down hard on almost every sporting event around the world.

Italy sees worst-ever day, 475 die of coronavirus in 24-hours

19 Mar 2020

Italy sees worst-ever day, 475 die of coronavirus in 24-hours

Italy witnessed the biggest rise in death toll due to coronavirus on Wednesday, as 475 people died of the deadly COVID-19 disease. The total number of fatalities stands at 2,978, and 35,713 have been infected.

India's oldest living First-Class cricketer Raiji turns 100

26 Jan 2020

India's oldest living First-Class cricketer Raiji turns 100

On Sunday, the oldest living Indian First-Class cricketer, Vasant Raiji, completed a century in life.

Doomsday Clock: Humanity's doom is just '100 seconds' away

24 Jan 2020

Doomsday Clock: Humanity's doom is just '100 seconds' away

The annual unveiling of the Doomsday Clock in Washington DC, United States, revealed that humanity is just 100 seconds to 'midnight' aka doomsday.

Shah Rukh to work on Kabir Khan's 'The Forgotten Army'?

05 Jan 2020

Shah Rukh to work on Kabir Khan's 'The Forgotten Army'?

While Shah Rukh Khan might be taking his time to announce his next big screen project, the 54-year-old superstar has been teasing his fans with occasional digital outings.

Trump threatens attack on Iranian sites; US government website hacked

05 Jan 2020

Trump threatens attack on Iranian sites; US government website hacked

United States President Donald Trump has threatened to target 52 sites in Iran if the Middle Eastern country chooses to retaliate the killing of Iranian General Qassem Soleimani.

Here's looking at Christian Bale's best performances

22 Dec 2019

Here's looking at Christian Bale's best performances

Christian Bale is one of the most talented actors in Hollywood in recent times.

Best new shows, movies coming on Amazon Prime this November

07 Nov 2019

Best new shows, movies coming on Amazon Prime this November

Wondering what Amazon Prime is going to be streaming this month now that you are done watching The Office (again)?

Some lesser-known facts about Jaguar Motor Company

05 Nov 2019

Some lesser-known facts about Jaguar Motor Company

Like other luxury car manufacturers, Jaguar has stood by its timeless styling and backed it up with an impressive history of performance, both on and off the track.

Over 100 million will die in India-Pakistan nuclear war: Study

03 Oct 2019

Over 100 million will die in India-Pakistan nuclear war: Study

If India and Pakistan decide to go to war, its impact will not remain restricted to South Asia but will affect the entire world, a new study has claimed.

'World's first Porsche' couldn't be auctioned because of pronunciation error

20 Aug 2019

'World's first Porsche' couldn't be auctioned because of pronunciation error

The "world's first Porsche" was expected to find a buyer at an auction in California, but instead it met with boos, with some even walking out of the venue.

Rags to riches: These famous stars once struggled for food

31 Jul 2019

Rags to riches: These famous stars once struggled for food

There are some like Josh Brolin (of Thanos fame), Charlie Sheen (Two and a Half Men actor) and Gwyneth Paltrow (of Iron Man fame), who had their paths smoothened before they forayed into the entertainment industry, courtesy their famous parents.

Japan's Kyoto Animation studio set ablaze over suspected stolen works

19 Jul 2019

Japan's Kyoto Animation studio set ablaze over suspected stolen works

In a tragic incident, a fire broke out at an animation studio in Kyoto, Japan, on Thursday, killing at least 33 people, injuring dozens of others.

Convicted for homosexuality, Alan Turing to feature on £50 note

17 Jul 2019

Convicted for homosexuality, Alan Turing to feature on £50 note

Famed British mathematician and computer scientist Alan Turing, who helped save millions of lives as a World War II codebreaker, is the new face of the Bank of England's £50 note.

Trump blames India for pollution, says US has 'cleanest climate'

06 Jun 2019

Trump blames India for pollution, says US has 'cleanest climate'

United States President Donald Trump doesn't need to prove he's dumber than we already know, but he continues setting new lows for humankind.

Human civilization could end by 2050 and it's our fault

05 Jun 2019

Human civilization could end by 2050 and it's our fault

It has been decades since we first started hearing about the drastic climate change, but it seems nobody has been taking those warnings seriously. And now, as it turns out, we may end up paying the ultimate price.

Late Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw's 105th birth anniversary

03 Apr 2019

Late Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw's 105th birth anniversary

On this day Sam Manekshaw, the first Indian Army officer to be promoted to the five star rank of field marshal, would have turned 105.

NZ: 95-year-old WWII veteran takes 4-buses to stand against racism

29 Mar 2019

NZ: 95-year-old WWII veteran takes 4-buses to stand against racism

In the aftermath of the Christchurch attacks, people of New Zealand have come forward in support of the Muslim community, standing strong against racism.

UK announces new visa plan, expected to attract international students

16 Mar 2019

UK announces new visa plan, expected to attract international students

UK Prime Minister Theresa May's government has decided on some new visa plans to attract more international students.

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo backs India's air strikes

28 Feb 2019

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo backs India's air strikes

Amid escalating tensions between India and Pakistan, National Security Advisor Ajit Doval, on Wednesday night, spoke to US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo regarding the current situation.

India demands safe and immediate return of IAF pilot

28 Feb 2019

India demands safe and immediate return of IAF pilot

The government asked Pakistan to ensure an immediate and safe return of an IAF pilot the neighboring country captured after air combat on Wednesday morning.

Marvel's 'Loki' series on Disney+ gets 'Rick and Morty' writer

17 Feb 2019

Marvel's 'Loki' series on Disney+ gets 'Rick and Morty' writer

Disney is looking to enter the competition among streamers by introducing its own platform Disney+.

Here's looking at Christian Bale's best performances

30 Jan 2019

Here's looking at Christian Bale's best performances

Christian Bale is one of the most talented actors in Hollywood in recent times.

How Jews found refuge in India shapes International Holocaust-Remembrance Day

29 Jan 2019

How Jews found refuge in India shapes International Holocaust-Remembrance Day

Poignant tales of compassion of Jews finding refuge in India in the midst of the horror of the Holocaust were recounted as the UN commemorated the International Holocaust Remembrance Day.

Christopher Nolan reveals release date of his next movie

27 Jan 2019

Christopher Nolan reveals release date of his next movie

Christopher Nolan's name needs no introduction in Hollywood.

Now, scientists producing horny mosquitoes to prevent malaria, Zika, dengue

26 Jan 2019

Now, scientists producing horny mosquitoes to prevent malaria, Zika, dengue

For centuries, mosquitoes have been troublemakers and the number of people who have died after getting bitten by them is still a mystery.

#ComicBytes: Five Marvel heroes who used to be villains

09 Jan 2019

#ComicBytes: Five Marvel heroes who used to be villains

Comics always believe that everybody can change for the better. Remember Quicksilver and Scarlet Witch from Avengers: Age of Ultron?

#ThatWas2018: Remembering some bright souls who left us this year

31 Dec 2018

#ThatWas2018: Remembering some bright souls who left us this year

Some extraordinary people, who were known for their amazing stories (Stan Lee), their music (Avicii), their stupendous brains (Stephen Hawking), and their service to their nation (George HW Bush) died this year.

Remembering Stan Lee's best cameos on his birth anniversary

28 Dec 2018

Remembering Stan Lee's best cameos on his birth anniversary

Stan Lee, the genius behind the creation of the Marvel Universe, unfortunately, passed away last month, on November 12.

Center renames three Andaman-&-Nicobar islands to mark first-ever Tricolor hoisting

25 Dec 2018

Center renames three Andaman-&-Nicobar islands to mark first-ever Tricolor hoisting

To mark the 75th anniversary of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose hoisting the Indian Tricolor at Port Blair for the first time, the Center has decided to rename three Andaman & Nicobar islands.

#GamingBytes: All about the new DLC of Battlefield V

02 Dec 2018

#GamingBytes: All about the new DLC of Battlefield V

Battlefield V has been well received in the gaming community for bringing World War II to life, as we have never seen before.