Author Archives: Loknath

Virat Kohli Will Come Good In Champions Trophy: Tim Southee

New Zealand pacer Tim Southee backed Indian skipper Virat Kohli, who has struggled in the ongoing Indian Premier League, to come good in next month’s Champions Trophy New Zealand pacer Tim Southee on Saturday backed Indian skipper Virat Kohli, who has struggled in the ongoing Indian Premier League, to come good in next month’s Champions Trophy in England. Kohli, the ... Read More »

Virat Kohli Will Come Good In Champions Trophy: Tim Southee

New Zealand pacer Tim Southee backed Indian skipper Virat Kohli, who has struggled in the ongoing Indian Premier League, to come good in next month’s Champions Trophy New Zealand pacer Tim Southee on Saturday backed Indian skipper Virat Kohli, who has struggled in the ongoing Indian Premier League, to come good in next month’s Champions Trophy in England. Kohli, the ... Read More »

Medical college crisis: Gian Sagar employees to lose jobs if essentiality certificate is withdrawn, says institute

The decision of the Punjab government to withdraw essentiality certificates of medical institutes run by Gian Sagar Education and Charitable Trust has left more than 1,000 employees working for past several years ‘jobless’. However, the government has already decided to shift at least 1,500 students enrolled with MBBS, BDS and nursing courses to other medical colleges across the state. But ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 7R Rumoured to Be Sold at Half the Price of Original

Earlier this year in March, Samsung confirmed that the company will be selling refurbished units of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphone and latest information suggests that the company might be selling the phone at a much cheaper price than the original phone. The South Korean company might reportedly be selling the refurbished units of the now-defunct smartphone at half its ... Read More »

PSEB Punjab Board Class 12 exam results declared, check them here

The Punjab School Education Board (PSEB) declared the Senior Secondary School or Class 12 results at 11am on Saturday. Around 2.8 lakh students appeared for the exam. The students can check the results at www.pseb.ac.in from 9am on May 14. Amisha Arora from RS Model Senior secondary school topped the exam. Prabhjot Joshi from BCM Senior Secondary School, Ludhiana scored ... Read More »

‘A Christmas Story’ Live Musical Set at Fox

The production, which will air this December, will be based on the Broadway musical version of the beloved film of the same name, about a Midwestern boy named Ralphie who wants nothing more than a Red Ryder BB gun for Christmas. The film has achieved cult status since its release in 1983, with TBS annually airing a 24-hour marathon of ... Read More »

In sublime season two premiere, Master Of None nods to Italian cinema

After the long wait between seasons one and two of Master Of None, Aziz Ansari and Alan Yang’s auteur comedy returns with a confident, if indulgent, homage to Italian cinema. The premiere is so simple and yet so satisfying, reminding us just how charming and sure of itself this show is, even when Ansari’s Dev is still struggling to figure ... Read More »

Christmas bills: Fight over holiday display costs taxpayers $450,000

A symbol of Christmas joy has turned into a nearly half-million-dollar legal bill for Plantation taxpayers. The city last year lost its lawsuit against a couple over a massive Christmas display, but its legal fees amounted to as much as $450,000. FROM OUR PARTNERS: International Travel Has Changed: What You Need to Know Pause Unmute Current Time0:02 / Duration Time2:11 ... Read More »

When the Internet is Angry

I’ve been reading articles, blog posts, and tweets by Zeynep Tufekci, a Turkish-born scholar who works at the North Carolina School of Information and Library Science and is a long-time Berkman Center figure, for some time, enjoying her commentary on digital platforms and on political happenings around the world. I was excited to learn she had a book coming out ... Read More »

Indisputable proof that Washington D.C. is the saddest sports city in the U.S.

If you’re a sports fan in Washington D.C. on Thursday, we’re here to give you a virtual hug. Wednesday night was super rough with the Capitals blowing yet another Game 7 and the Wizards falling to the Boston Celtics. At least the Nationals won a game, right? And it was over the Baltimore Orioles, too. That’s got to help just ... Read More »