Earlier this month, CNN reported that Chinese Premier Xi Jinping had directed his armed forces “to strengthen training of troops and to be ready for war”. Chinese wire agency Xinhua reported that Jinping asked his army to “maintain a state of high alert”. … [Read more...] about Why China is on a commodity buying spree and how does it benefit India
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Jack O’ Lantern: Once upon a time, there was a bloke called Stingy Jack who often messed around with the Devil. After Stingy Jack died, the angry Devil sent him into the night with only burning coal. Jack was not only mischievous, he was also smart. He carved a turnip, threw the burning coal into it and lit his way with the turnip lantern. So, the Celtic legend goes. Originally, Jack o’Lanterns were only made of carved turnip, beetroots, and potatoes. The pumpkin as the popular lantern is a much later Halloween addition. … [Read more...] about Halloween or All Hallows’ Eve?
At 35, Yuvraj Singh is definitely not getting any younger and considering the fitness standards the current crop of Indian cricketers set, led by none other than skipper Virat Kohli and old warhorse MS Dhoni, the southpaw’s omission from the squad for the first three ODIs against Steve Smith's Australia did not come as a surprise. While pundits are already busy discussing if this is the end of the road for one of India’s best limited-overs cricketers, former selector Saba Karim begs to differ. … [Read more...] about Discount Yuvraj Singh at your own peril, says former selector Saba Karim
Then, in October, two other COVID-19 clinical trials hit pause. On October 12, Johnson & Johnson temporarily halted its phase III clinical trial on a COVID-19 vaccine due to an “unexplained illness” in one of its participants. The following day, a site tracking COVID-19 developments published an email Eli Lilly sent to sites testing its monoclonal antibody treatment for COVID-19, telling them to pause enrollments. The company later confirmed the pause. A safety board is set to review the trial on October 26, according to The New York Times. … [Read more...] about 3 COVID-19 trials are on hold, stoking uncertainty about vaccine safety