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Monday, February 21 2022


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You did not call. Never again will I interview you. I don’t take insults kindly. And I will remember this. This wasn’t something you should have done.

That’s what a prominent journalist wrote in a WhatsApp message to cricketer Wriddhiman Saha—soon after he was dropped from the India squad for the series against Sri Lanka. Saha tweeted out the screenshots of the threat, and the Indian cricket board now wants the identity of the journalist. Meanwhile, the chairman of the selection committee Chetan Sharma hinted that Saha may have been dropped because he didn’t play the Ranji Trophy.


A super-duper event with Konkona Sen Sharma! We are very excited to announce our upcoming AMA with the brilliantly talented actor—who will be taking your questions on her professional career and personal journey in the film industry. The time/day: Saturday, February 26, 2022 at 6:00pm. Be sure to sign up for your slot here.

 
Big Story

The defeat of Kamila Valieva: A very Olympian story

The TLDR: The 15-year-old Russian skater became the focus of a doping controversy at the Winter Olympics—and soon after delivered a shaky, tearful performance on ice. But the biggest question everyone’s asking is not about drugs or her prospects, but this: What price should young girls pay for achieving excellence?

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In today’s edition

Headlines That Matter

  • Russia vs Ukraine: The latest update
  • Low voter turnouts in Punjab
  • The Queen has Covid
  • Brad sues Angelina over wine
  • The great Indian bigamist!
  • A race row over LoTR
  • Outrage over Roblox's Nazi concentration camp

 

Sanity Break

  • The trailer for Baz Luhrmann’s 'ELVIS'

 

Smart & Curious

  • The craze for cryptocurrency is causing all sorts of mental health issues
  • How did Google Docs become a tool of political dissent?
  • An Indian reality star fighting in the High Court for his ‘right to be forgotten’
  • All human brains are wired for math

 

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