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Mission T20I World Cup 2022 for India
Mission T20I World Cup: Is the left still India's weaker hand?

Irrespective of the colour of the ball, all three kinds of left-handed skills are structural to a winning combination - a batter in the top five, a spinner and a pacer. Currently, India has defined two of those roles with Axar and Arshdeep flourishing in their roles. Pant needs to be the missing piece of the puzzle.

Queen and The Jewel: Elizabeth's Death Fuels Kohinoor Reclamation Debate
Queen and The Jewel: Elizabeth's Death Fuels Kohinoor Reclamation Debate

Queen’s passing has renewed calls for reparations including return of the famous Kohinoor. Most recently, Puri Jagannath Sena renewed their longstanding demand of bringing back the gem and placing it on the crown of the Lord.

BJD’s welcome ceremony for CM Naveen: An avoidable seize of Bhubaneswar city
BJD’s welcome ceremony for CM: An avoidable seize of Bhubaneswar city

Political strategists wanted to convert the 'lifetime achievement' felicitation into a political event of gargantuan proportion. For them, the human misery and suffering such uncontrolled city seize leads to was of little concern.

Flood in Odisha
Floods in Odisha: Govt's disaster management plans need drastic change in the approach

Satellite technology and GIS mapping should be used to study the flood patterns. Mitigation for flood damage would be more appropriate to manage floods rather than attempts to stop the river from flooding into the historical flood plains which nature has developed over centuries. 

Why India is facing growing burden of heart disease in the youth?
India's growing burden of heart disease in youth a warning sign

The Indian Hearts Lacking Care (IHL Care) recently surveyed young people in cities across India. Their alarming conclusion was that 53% of Indians in the age group of 26-40 years are at risk of cardiovascular disease.

Flood management in Odisha
Controlling flood in Mahanadi: Subalaya barrage can be permanent remedy!

It is a paradox that the state government keeps seeking huge centre assistance for relief and rehabilitation for Mahanadi flood but would not take up the Subalaya project which would bring permanent remedy.

Traffic congestion in Bhubaneswar
Traffic congestion in Bhubaneswar: The problems and solutions

Smart city Bhubaneswar has been facing the problem of slow traffic; also, traffic holds up for quite sometime. We need to adopt more pragmatic and feasible measures to address the issues.

Har Ghar Tiranga campaign
Har Ghar Tiranga: Celebrating National Flag to mark 75th year of India's Independence

As India completes 75 years of Independence, there is now celebration in the air. Country is celebrating its Flag and countrymen, their freedom.

Draupadi Murmu
Draupadi Murmu as President of India big boost to women empowerment

Nomination of Draupadi Murmu by the party in power as the presidential candidate was a political master stroke. Her credentials were so strong that she deserved to be a consensus candidate and should have been elected unopposed.

  • Friday, 22 July 2022
Virat Kohli
Form or fallacy? What Virat Kohli knows and you don't?

Fans must realise that they can't customize their perfect version of Virat Kohli. He will only be more of Kohli whenever he returns to the white-ball arena, most probably in the Asia Cup. That will be his audition before India picks their best team for the T20 World Cup.

‘Rocketry: The Nambi Effect’: A story that was needed to be told
'Rocketry: The Nambi Effect': A story that was needed to be told

'Rocketry: The Nambi Effect' tells a story that was needed to be told and will no doubt introduce a larger number of masses to aerospace engineer Nambi Narayanan.

Save Odisha elephants
Odisha, India's Largest Elephant Graveyard

Odisha is India's largest elephant graveyard. A big reason for non-fixing of accountability is the demon of corruption that has engulfed the state forest department in last one decade.

Hardik Pandya, Dinesh Karthik: Team India’s HD Finishers
Hardik Pandya, Dinesh Karthik: Team India’s HD Finishers

Both Hardik Pandya and Dinesh Karthik having joined the forces has added greater depth to India's T20I batting line-up.

Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2 review
Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2 fails to match the classic tag Of Akshay Kumar starrer

Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2 is certainly decent for a one-time watch, but it will never reach the classic-status of its predecessor, and neither does it try to. 

Agnipath Scheme
Agnipath Scheme: For technology-driven battles, India needs nimble warriors and Agniveer is the answer

The merits of having a young armed force and a cost-effective Armed Force have been deliberated for years and finally Agniveers have emerged.