Ebola is declared a public health emergency of international concern in Congo. I don’t know how much more is done beyond this declaration, besides the necessary, because nothing much beyond the PHEIC is reported. The point in question is Notre Dame was reported more widely and the donations that poured
Surely the world is going nuts and Japan isn’t spared. The arson attack could have been one of vendetta because the person claims something had been stolen.
It is a real shame that the 2019 Cricket World Cup winner was decided in the way it was. It is hard to digest that after a heart-stopping performance by two teams which gave it their best, an odd rule ruined the party not only for the gutsy Kiwis but also for cricket fans (‘England win Cricket World Cup after Super Over drama,’ July 15, Gulf Today).
The long read about Mexico and the immigration crises at the border sheds a lot of light on several issues and situations which the media fails to report. The focus on the media is “migrant crises” at the US-Mexico border. The author states that hundreds of thousands of Central Americans have passed through Mexico in the last five years,
What a weekend it has been. The longest Wimbledon final and a Super Over cliffhanger of a finish at Lord’s, all in a day’s play. The winner takes it all is the norm, but was there a loser? (‘England win Cricket World Cup after Super Over drama,’ July 15, Gulf Today). It was a cathartic moment for English cricket
There should be an end to corruption in Pakistan. It’s very strange that the rulers are rich and the people of country are poor. Every corrupt politician has to be accountable for his or her wrongdoing (“Sharif’s son offered me Rs500m bribe to resign, claims Pak judge,” Gulf Today July 13). It has been seven decades
Though heavyweights India and Australia are out of contention, there is much to look forward to as England square up against New Zealand at Lord’s (‘Morgan wants England to relish pressure of World Cup final,’ July 13, Gulf Today). We will have a new champion as neither of the finalists have ever won the title.
The common man in India may not know much about the Indian Constitution, but when it comes terms like horse-trading and floor crossing, he is much more than just knowledgeable. Because sadly he is being made a victim over and over again (‘Karnataka political drama goes on, House meets
The Old Trafford tie would have seen India make it to the finals had the batters seen off the new ball without giving away crucial wickets. But credit to Jadeja for his fine knock (‘Kiwis survive Jadeja scare to stun India in World Cup semi-final thriller,’ July 11, Gulf Today).
There is never equality in the world anyway. Most of the inequalities are man-made. While gender is a naturally occurring inequality, humans have made the gap wider though biases and generally perceived notions of patriarchy (‘Income inequality a global challenge,’ July 6, Gulf Today). So when the talk is about income inequality, it is nothing
The ongoing World Cup is proving to be some sort of a mixed bag for India. Rohit Sharma has nearly overtaken Virat Kohli as the ‘hitman’ and is now on the threshold of eclipsing Sachin’s record of most centuries in the World Cup. While on the other hand Dhoni, who is counted among the “legends” of the game, is facing a lot of criticism