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May 13, 2021

Steely resolve, unwavering focus made India No. 1 in Tests: Ravi Shastri

Indian cricket team's head coach Ravi Shastri has praised his boys for showing grit and determination to finish as the top-ranked Test team after the International Cricket Council (ICC) released the team rankings on Thursday. The ICC World Test Championship (WTC) finalists India and New Zealand finished as the top two teams in the ICC Men's Test team rankings after the annual update was released on Thursday.

Coronavirus: India registers 3,43,144 cases, 4,000 deaths in past day

9.44 am: So far, 17,92,98,584 doses of coronavirus vaccine have been administered. On Thursday alone, 20,27,162 doses were given.9.31 am: India registers 3,43,144 new coronavirus cases, pushing the tally in the country to 2,40,46,809 since the pandemic broke out in January last year. The toll climbs by 4,000 to 2,62,317. There are 37,04,893 active cases and 2,00,79,599 patients have recovered from the infection. 8.51 am: United States’ Centers for Disease Control and Prevention advises that fully vaccinated people do not…

Archery: A winner in the chaotic present, Atanu Das strives for an even brighter future

For Indian archer Atanu Das, success has taken its own sweet time to arrive. After over a decade of sustained efforts, he won his first individual World Cup gold medal at the Archery World Cup Stage 1 in Guatemala last month. Right from his junior days, Das has had setbacks that he’s had to fight his way out of. From being rejected by the Tata Archery academy to narrowly missing out on Olympic qualification in 2012, Das has prevailed to remain among India’s top male archers. And when it seemed Das was about to hit his…
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