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Australian Open 2022: Rafael Nadal On Novak Djokovic Visa Saga - ‘Bit Tired Of The Situation”

Jan 15, 2022 Associated Press (AP)

Two-time women's major champion Garbine Muguruza said Novak Djokovic could have avoided all his visa-related issues in the lead up to the Australian Open 2022 by getting vaccinated against COVID-19.

Melbourne Summer Set 1 2022: Japanese Naomi Osaka Withdraws With Abdominal Injury

Jan 08, 2022 Associated Press (AP)

Defending Australian Open champion Naomi Osaka's withdrawal from the Melbourne Summer Set 1 2022 semifinal means Veronika Kudermetova advanced to the final without hitting a single shot.

Melbourne Summer Set 1 2022: Naomi Osaka Begins New Season With Win Over Alize Cornet

Naomi Osaka defeated Alize Cornet 6-4, 3-6, 6-3 to record win over Alize Cornet on Tuesday in one of the so-called Summer Set of tournaments in Melbourne. The tournament is called Melbourne Summer Set 1 -- a tune-up event to Australian Open 2022. (More Tennis News)

Yearender 2021: Sports Helped Fight Vagaries Even As Mental Health And Racism Dominated Headlines

Dec 25, 2021 Jayanta Oinam

Sports was at its grandest best in the Land of the Rising Sun. In COVID times, it was nothing short of a miracle for Japan to successfully stage Tokyo Olympics. Here's a look back at world sports in 2021.

Year In Review 2021: How Sports Fans Came Back From The Dead After COVID Ran Amok

It was a year of the neo-normal. From digital payments to tests for coronavirus, sports tried its best to get the better of the deadly virus.

07 December, 2021

Bianca Andreescu, 2019 US Open Tennis Champion, Takes Mental Health Break

Associated Press (AP)

Bianca Andreescu’s decision to take mental health break means the Canadian will miss the Australian Open in New Year. Andreescu had earlier opted out of Tokyo Olympics due to Covid concerns.

23 September, 2021

Naomi Osaka, Struggling With Mental Health, Withdraws From BNP Paribas Open Tennis

Associated Press (AP)

Japanese Osaka, who sat out of Wimbledon this year, returned at Tokyo Olympics but made a surprise exit in the third round.

09 September, 2021

BNP Paribas Open 2021: Top Ranked Novak Djokovic, Ashleigh Barty Headline Lineups

Associated Press (AP)

The tournament is returning to the Southern California desert for the first time since 2019 and will take place from October 4 to 17

04 September, 2021

Naomi Osaka Weighs Another Break From Tennis After Loss In US Open 2021

Associated Press (AP)

Naomi Osaka suffered a shock exit in the US Open women's singles third round and said she does not know if she will play again

04 September, 2021

US Open 2021: Naomi Osaka Tosses Racket, Loses Match To 18-year-old Leylah Fernandez

Associated Press (AP)

Naomi Osaka’s title defense at the US Open was over in the third round with a 5-7, 6-7 (2), 6-4, loss to Canada's Leylah Fernandez

31 August, 2021

US Open 2021: Naomi Osaka Makes Winning Return To Grand Slam Tennis

Associated Press (AP)

After a tight start to her first-round US Open, Osaka secured a 6-4, 6-1, victory over 87th-ranked Marie Bouzkova of the Czech Republic

28 August, 2021

US Open 2021, Preview: Focus On Novak Djokovic, Naomi Osaka


The year's last Grand Slam tournament begins Monday — with full crowds allowed a year after all fans were banned because of the coronavirus outbreak

25 August, 2021

US Open Offering Tennis Players Access To Mental Health Pros


Reigning US Open champion Naomi Osaka brought attention to the topic when she pulled out of the French Open in late May to take a mental health break

20 August, 2021

Cincinnati Masters: Daniil Medvedev Advances To Quarterfinals; Naomi Osaka Knocked Out


Top-ranked Ash Barty rolled through the first 10 games of her match with defending champion Victoria Azarenka in a 6-0, 6-2 win to reach the women’s quarterfinals

17 August, 2021

Naomi Osaka Breaks Down At Cincinnati Open Presser Since Tokyo Olympics

Associated Press (AP)

Naomi Osaka, 23, broke down during a press conference at the Cincinnati Open on Monday

17 August, 2021

Naomi Osaka Says She Will Donate Cincinnati Prize Money To Haiti Earthquake Relief

Associated Press (AP)

Osaka, who has a Haitian father and Japanese mother, decided to donate the prize money for relief work post the devastating earthquake that hit Haiti

27 July, 2021

Tokyo Olympics: Rough Day For Stars Simone Biles, Naomi Osaka At The Games

Associated Press (AP)

Osaka was knocked out from the tennis tournament, while Biles pulled out of the gymnastics team competition

27 July, 2021

Naomi Osaka's Exit: Disbelief, Support In Japan After Tennis Star's 3rd Round Loss At Tokyo Olympics

Associated Press (AP)

The stock of Japanese tennis racket maker Yonex, one of her major corporate sponsors, plunged Tuesday, just Osaka lost to Marketa Vondrousova

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

PTI Photo

Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

PTI Photo

Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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The Future of Universities: Can India Overcome The Digital Divide?

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.

Jan 15, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Super Immunity, Natural Vaccines, Covid Gods: A Desi Guide To Denying The Pandemic

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.

Jan 08, 2022 Rakhi Bose

What Is The Future Of The Liberal Arts In Asia?

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.

Jan 01, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

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.

Dec 28, 2021 Tanvir Aeijaz