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Balbir Singh Jr passes away: ‘He was the only namesake who played with Balbir Singh Sr’

April 13, 2021 9:54 am

Born on May 2, 1932 at Sansarpur, Punjab, Balbir Singh Junior started playing hockey at the age of six years seeing his elder brothers play the sport in the hockey ground at the village.

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Explained: Why South Korea is phasing out ‘Parasite’-style semi-basement homes

August 14, 2022 10:00:28 pm

How did South Korea's 'Banjihas' come into being and what are the problems their residents face? We explain.

Nayanthara and Vignesh Shivan are letting their hair down in Barcelona, see photos as they take the city ride

August 14, 2022 9:58:01 pm

Nayanthara and Vignesh Shivan seem to be enjoying a good time on their Barcelona getaway. 

Explained: History of the PIN code, which turns 50 this Independence Day

Updated: August 14, 2022 9:57:43 pm

According to the Department of Posts, there were 23,344 post offices, primarily in urban areas, in India at the time of Independence. But, the country was growing rapidly and the postal network had to keep pace.

Premier League 2022, Chelsea vs Tottenham Live Score Updates: Chelsea 1-0 Tottenham at half time

Updated: August 14, 2022 9:54:35 pm

Premier League 2022, Chelsea vs Tottenham (CHE vs TOT) Live Football Score Streaming Online Today Match Updates: The last five meetings between the teams have all been won by Chelsea, which handed out three humbling losses to Tottenham in January

‘Indomitable, full of life’: PM Modi, other leaders pay tribute to Rakesh Jhunjhunwala

Updated: August 14, 2022 9:51:24 pm

CEO of Breach Candy Hospital N Santhanam told The Indian Express that Jhunjhunwala was brought dead to the hospital at 6.45 am. Another doctor at the hospital said Jhunjhunwala had uncontrolled diabetes and kidney-related issues.

Explained: Tension between Nicaragua and the Catholic Church

August 14, 2022 9:45:52 pm

Nicaragua is predominantly Catholic, and the church was close to the Somozas from the 1930s until the 1970s, when it distanced itself from politics after many abuses were attributed to the dictatorship.

Happy Independence Day 2022: Wishes, images, quotes, status, messages, photos, and greetings cards

August 14, 2022 8:00:30 pm

Happy Independence Day 2022 Wishes Images, Quotes, Messages, Status: To celebrate the spirit of this Independence Day, here are some patriotic quotes and wishes that we have curated for you

New Maharashtra ministers get portfolios; Shinde retains urban devpt, Fadnavis bags home, finance

Updated: August 14, 2022 9:39:51 pm

Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari approved the Cabinet portfolio distribution on Sunday evening, a week after the 18 Cabinet ministers were sworn in.

Their own worst enemy; how Britain’s education policy cost it the Empire’s Crown Jewel

Updated: August 14, 2022 9:39:38 pm

In 1935, the British Government passed legislation introducing English education to the masses. Their intent was to create a generation of Indians who would aid the Crown in administering its colony but if the road to hell is paved with good intentions, the road to independence was paved with bad ones. The very policy that was meant to further subjugate Indians catalysed free thought and questioned the notion of British superiority, eventually culminating in the Congress’ demand for full independence.

Durand Cup: Defending champions FC Goa face Mohammedan Sporting test in opener

Updated: August 14, 2022 9:37:25 pm

The young side will be led by Muhammed Nemil, who first caught Sunil Chetri's attention during the previous edition of the Durand with a wonder goal.