BCCI boss Sourav Ganguly and Virat Kohli contradicted each other on future of Indian captaincy while Olympians Manika Batra, Sushil Kumar and Mary Kom made headlines for the wrong reasons in 2021.
The year 2021 was good for Indian football despite the COVID-19 pandemic. Indian women played in Brazil while Sandesh Jhingan signed up a Croatian professional team.
From actress Priyanka Chopra to actor Rajkummar Rao to actress Huma Qureshi, 2021 saw many Indian actors go westwards. Here’s a list of actors who earned the ticket to Hollywood in this year gone by.
India won a record-extending eighth SAFF Championship title but for a nation seeking to relive its glory days and re-establish itself on the big stage, a triumph in a regional tournament is not something it would like to contend with.
Sports NFTs are becoming a rage. If it’s NBA and NFL in the USA, cricket is catching the imagination of digital collectors who love to buy, brag and bargain. Here is a year-end 2021 review.
Many actors have done a brilliant onscreen transformation this year. From building up a body to gaining weight massively to completely going unrecognisable via make-up, here are some of the top transformations on-screen which left us amazed.
A historic bronze-winning show at Tokyo Olympics by the men's team and an outstanding fourth-place finish for the women's team infused fresh life into the game which was in danger of slipping into oblivion.
Saikhom Mirabai Chanu, a former world champion, had left the 2016 Rio Olympics in tears after failing to log a legitimate lift but five years on, she displayed the brilliant composure in Tokyo for a historic silver medal.
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.
While Neeraj Chopra's golden moment is a new beginning in Indian athletics, but the year 2021 also witnessed the end of an era with the demise of legendary Milkha Singh.
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.
Every year we have quite a few celebrities who end up breaking up for some reason or the other. As 2021 comes to a close, here’s taking a look at some couples who broke up this year.
Need some help getting into the holiday spirit? Here are some hidden gems which will get you into the Christmas mood.
Vinesh Phogat's disappointment in Tokyo 2020 was offset by medals from Ravi Kumar Dahiya and Bajrang Punia but Sushil Kumar ended up in jail in a roller-coaster 2021 for Indian wrestling.
The outstanding results achieved by Indian shooters everywhere else, at other times in 2021, were applauded but they were never supposed to mitigate the extreme pain caused by the debacle at the Tokyo Olympics.
If Rio Olympics silver-medallist PV Sindhu led from the front with a bronze medal at Tokyo Games and a silver at the season-ending World Tour Final, Kidambi Srikanth and Lakshya Sen dished out a year-end special.
Kartik Aaryan, Taapsee Pannu, Radhika Madan, Sidharth Malhotra and Abhimanyu Dassani made their digital debuts on OTT in 2021. The performances have been loved by all.
As another year comes to an end, we take a look back at the strong and impactful female performances that struck a chord with the audience owing to the hard-hitting portrayal.
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
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.