England vs New Zealand: Debutant fast bowler Matthew Potts is un-English in many ways

Aaqib Javed, former Pakistan bowler and the coach of the PSL team Lahore Qalandars, was surprised when the word came through the manager that Matthew Potts, the new back-up fast bowler they had signed for just couple of weeks and who didn’t play a game, had a strange request. “Would you allow me to stay … Read more

Newsmaker | After fast rise in Congress, Kapil Sibal’s sudden exit; big blow to rebel G23

Kapil Sibal perhaps always had a rebellious streak in him. While his exit from the Congresstwo months after he openly asked the Gandhis to step aside from leadership roles and give some other leader a chance, was swift and the circumstances leading to it eventful, it was not the first time the lawyer-politician had gunned … Read more

Taking on fast fashion by taking it down

“Growing up in Oklahoma, wearing the hijab, I had to come to terms with being visibly Muslim,” the Iranian American organizer and activist said. “People would call me a terrorist or pretend to run me over.” And when policymakers held up the hijab and women’s rights as part of the rationale for military action in … Read more

New badminton star from Gopichand’s academy: Rajawat combines speed with wisdom to get fast tracked

Priyanshu Rajawat played the men’s singles ‘final’ of badminton’s selection trials on Wednesday, trying to reverse a loss against Kiran George from last month, and more crucially, spurred by the immense looming shadow of the country’s brightest new star, Lakshya Sen. “There is a lot of pressure to win big matches on the new generation, … Read more