Monthly Archives: April 2020

The Spin | Walter Gilbert, the shamed thief who shone in Canadian exile | Sport

Walter Gilbert (sixth left) is included in a lithographic portrait entitled “Famous English Cricketers, 1880”. Also pictured are James Lillywhite (left) and WG Grace (ninth left).

In October 1908 a most curious court case took place in Canada, in which someone called either Charles or Chris Mitchell, depending on which report you believe, found himself on trial for theft. “Mr Sparling, crown prosecutor, said that Mitchell is a sneak thief who not only stole $13 from …

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Microsoft’s xCloud game streaming service expands to more countries (Update: 11 European markets)

Xbox Game Streaming (Preview)

Google hasn’t announced Stadia in a vacuum; game streaming services have been in the works for years, with varying degrees of success. The technology to provide virtually lag-free, high-end graphics over miles of cables and Wi-Fi networks has only recently become robust enough. Thus, it comes as no surprise that …

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My favourite game: Nick Faldo v Greg Norman, 1996 Masters | Ewan Murray | Sport

Greg Norman drops to the ground

The Masters doesn’t start until the back nine on Sunday. As a 14-year-old, getting to the back nine on Sunday was an achievement in itself. BBC television coverage meant Augusta National was far more accessible in the 90s but parental rules provided the nasty counterargument when it came to a …

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Kelly Loeffler: the WNBA owner against everything the league stands for | Sport

Republican senator Kelly Loeffler’s financial disclosures show that millions of dollars in stocks were sold on her behalf right after Congress received briefings about the forthcoming coronavirus crisis. The transactions in question occurred on three separate occasions, and involved selling International Exchange stocks, as well as for retail companies that …

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Spain’s Coronavirus Crisis Accelerated as Warnings Went Unheeded

Spain’s Coronavirus Crisis Accelerated as Warnings Went Unheeded

MADRID — At the end of January, a German tourist became Spain’s first coronavirus patient. At the time, the health threat seemed for the nation as remote as the tiny Spanish island of La Gomera, where he was treated. Two weeks later, the German walked out of hospital, and Spain …

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BSE Sensex Today LIVE Updates Sensex Nifty End 9% Higher, Snap Two-Day Fall Amid Coronavirus

Sensex Ends 2,476 Points Higher, Nifty Reclaims 8,750 As Markets Rebound 9%

The benchmark S&P BSE Sensex rose 9 per cent, the most since May 2009, while the NSE Nifty 50 Index advanced by a similar amount on signs of waning coronavirus pandemic around the world. This is the best day for the Indian markets since 2009. The S&P BSE Sensex index …

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Extraction Trailer: Chris Hemsworth Rescues and Bonds With Bangladeshi Kid in Netflix Movie

extraction poster 1 Extraction poster netflix movie

As promised, the Extraction trailer is here. Netflix has unveiled a three-minute trailer for the Chris Hemsworth-led action thriller movie about weapons dealers and drug traffickers, from the makers of Avengers: Endgame — directed by Endgame’s stunt coordinator Sam Hargrave, off a script by Endgame’s co-director Joe Russo — which …

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Gold Price Today (April 7 2020) Gold Futures Surge Over 4% To Cross Rs 45,000 Amid Coronavirus

Gold Futures Recover Most Of Day

The opening rate of gold jewellery stood at Rs 45,121 per 10 grams, according to industry body IBJA Gold Rate On April 7: Gold futures surged nearly 5 per cent on Tuesday as the country entered the fourteenth day of a nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of the coronavirus …

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Gold Rate Falls 1 Per Cent As Coronavirus Spread Rate Slows Down

Gold Rises 1% as Coronavirus Risks Boost Fed Rate Cut Hopes

Gold price retreated from a one-month high hit earlier in the session Gold prices fell 1 per cent on Tuesday, retreating from a one-month high hit earlier in the session as risk sentiment improved on wider market optimism that the coronavirus pandemic may be easing. Spot gold was down 0.3 per …

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Osaman Recipe: This Gujarati-Style Rasam Can Be A Flavourful Addition To Your Summer Diet

Osaman Recipe: This Gujarati-Style Rasam Can Be A Flavourful Addition To Your Summer Diet

Highlights Osaman is rasam-like spiced dal water Osaman is a Gujarati dish made with toor dal Kokum and jaggery play important part in the recipe The summer season is almost here and it is the time when we indulge more on foods that are comforting, less spicy and easy to …

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