Last Action Hero: Why Kolkatans should be proud of top cop Soumen Mitra
May 04, 2016 at 18:51 | Source:
Let's start with an easy question. If the hunter's bullet manages to hit one bird among 10 sitting on the branch of a tree, how many will be left?Mathematics demands that the answer would be nine. Common sense explains that when a shot is fired and h...
'Doing a Leicester': The art of pulling off an impossible sporting dream
May 03, 2016 at 11:20 | Source:
At the start of the English football season last August, bookmakers in Britain were offering odds of 5,000-1 against Leicester City winning the Premier League.5,000-1? Let's put that into perspective.The bookies offered odds 10 times more generous th...
Gold steadies near 15-month peak on softer dollar, fund inflows| Reuters
May 03, 2016 at 07:15 | Source:
SINGAPORE Gold nursed small overnight losses on Tuesday, but the metal wasn't too far from a 15-month high on dollar weakness and as assets of the biggest bullion fund rose to their highest in over two years. FUNDAMENTALS* Spot gold XAU= was little c...
Rohit, Bumrah and teamwork: 3 reasons why MI is climbing up the IPL ladder
May 02, 2016 at 09:29 | Source:
A little over a week ago, Mumbai Indians seemed dead and buried after a10-run loss to DelhiDaredevils at the Feroz Shah Kotla. With four defeats in six games, the defending champions found themselves in a dark tunnel with no opening ahead of them.But...
Archery World Cup: Indian women's team win silver, men clinch bronze
May 02, 2016 at 09:25 | Source:
Shanghai:The Indian women's team settled for silver after losing to Chinese Taipei in the final, while men's trio and mixed pair won their respective bronze playoffs in the first stage of the Archery World Cup at the Yuanshen Stadiumon Sunday.The wom...
Love in the time of Tinder: The 10 men you'll meet on the dating app
May 01, 2016 at 11:57 | Source:
Editor's note: So youve swiped right, exchanged numbers and got yourself a date on Tinder. What next? This is a 10-part series on the dating landscape among the young-ish and single-ish of India. Part I is about the "Tinder Man" the 10 guy...