A number of legends like Milkha Singh lost their lives due to coronavirus in 2021. The sports fraternity shed a few teardrops when men like 1983 Cricket World Cup-winner Yashpal Sharma, hockey stalwart MK Kaushik, football superstar Gerd Muller et al left us.
Nicknamed Der Bomber der Nation, Muller in 1972 scored 85 goals in only 60 matches for club and country a feat which was eclipsed by Lionel Messi (91 goals in 69) in 2012
Robert Lewandowski equalled Gerd Muller's record of 40 Bundesliga goals but Bayern Munich were held to a 2-2 draw by Freiburg on Saturday.
Robert Lewandowski produced another masterful goalscoring performance as Bayern ran riot against a previously in-form Eintracht Frankfurt.
Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao's long-awaited bout took place five years ago but failed to meet expectations
He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.
They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.
Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.
The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.
Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.
Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.
The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.