Everyone is raving about the trailer for ‘83’—which is a tribute to India’s glorious win at the World Cup in England—a real-life Cinderella story that every Indian holds dear. Also: Ranveer Singh as Kapil Dev looks terrific.
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Want to watch a Nobel laureate cook? We enjoyed watching economist Abhijit Banerjee whip up recipes from his new cookbook ‘Cooking to Save Your Life’—especially the easygoing banter and anecdotes, which offer excellent accompaniment to the delicious-looking food.
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For over 100 days, angry fishermen—backed by the Catholic diocese—have staged a blockade of a $900 million Adani project.Read More
Chinese citizens streamed into the streets to express their anger at the harsh Covid safety policies. What makes this notable and unprecedented: they openly called for the resignation of President Xi and the Communist Party.Read More
Since the beginning, the Chinese president has framed the pandemic as a “people’s war.” Adhering to zero Covid was not just good policy, but also a mark of true patriotism. But a policy that seemed wise in 2020 has proven to be a disaster in 2022. But why won’t Xi change his mind?Read More
In a rare show of public fury, workers at an iPhone factory in Zhengzhou rioted against the country’s strict pandemic rules. The rules have imposed a high price on its citizens and the economy—even as Covid cases reach a new peak. The rest of the world has moved on from lockdowns and closed borders, why is Beijing refusing to budge?Read More