“Just Push My Bicep Up”: Ricky Ponting Shares Hilarious Anecdote About Andrew Symonds

“Just Push My Bicep Up”: Ricky Ponting Shares Hilarious Anecdote About Andrew Symonds

File photo of Ricky Ponting with Andrew Symonds¬© AFP Former Australian cricketers paid tribute to Andrew Symonds at a memorial service on Friday. Symonds, 46, was killed in a vehicle accident in North Queensland earlier this month, leaving Australian cricket once again rocked by the unexpected deaths of greats Shane Warne and Rod Marsh. Family,…

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said: “The West has declared war on us.”

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said: “The West has declared war on us.”

Sergei Lavrov accused the West of banning Russian writers and cultural figures. Moscow: Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Friday accused Western nations of waging a “complete war” on Russia and its people and culture as Moscow steps up its military operation in Ukraine. “The West has declared war on us, on the entire Russian…

Mattel Honors actor Laverne Cox releases first transgender Barbie doll

Mattel Honors actor Laverne Cox releases first transgender Barbie doll

The new doll was released by Mattel on May 25. Barbie-owned toy company Mattel has launched its first transgender doll as a tribute to Orange Is the New Black actor Laverne Cox. The Emmy winner is one of the most prominent transgender activists in America. The Barbie Tribute Collection Laverne Cox doll was released on…

Students help wheelchair-bound classmate during China earthquake, internet reacts

Students help wheelchair-bound classmate during China earthquake, internet reacts

The earthquake occurred on May 20 in Shimian County, China. A video is going viral on the internet in which students in a Chinese classroom are shown helping their specially-abled classmate to vacate a room during an earthquake. The clip was shared by former Norwegian diplomat Erik Solheim with the caption, “Solidarity! On May 20,…

Global Equity Funds sees weekly fund inflows for the first time in 7 weeks

Global Equity Funds sees weekly fund inflows for the first time in 7 weeks

Global equity funds see first weekly inflow in seven weeks After a sharp fall in the stock markets over the past seven weeks, some investors took heart from a rebound in the markets this week as global equity funds saw money inflows in the week to May 25. According to Refinitiv Lipper, investors bought a…

Ready to buy Russian oil and gas: GAIL chief

Ready to buy Russian oil and gas: GAIL chief

India’s GAIL ready to buy Russian oil and gas assets, says chairman New Delhi: India’s largest gas transmitter GAIL is set to buy Russian oil and gas assets left behind by Western companies after Moscow’s invasion of Ukraine, company chairman Manoj Jain said on Friday. European countries and the United States have imposed heavy sanctions…

“If we take the right measures”, says world health body on monkeypox

“If we take the right measures”, says world health body on monkeypox

An official said there was a window of opportunity to stop the spread of monkeypox. Geneva: Monkeypox needs to be prioritized in non-endemic countries, a senior World Health Organization official said on Friday, adding that it can be achieved through prompt action. Monkeypox, usually a mild viral infection, is endemic in African countries, but its…

RBI considering ‘downsides and disadvantages’ of introducing digital currency

RBI considering ‘downsides and disadvantages’ of introducing digital currency

Looking at the ‘downside’ of the introduction of digital currency: RBI Mumbai: The Reserve Bank of India on Friday said that it is looking at the pros and cons of introducing virtual currency in the country. It will adopt a graded approach to launch the central bank’s digital currency. Presenting the budget for 2022-23, Finance…