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With Olympics on hold, Phelps worries about mental health

Michael Phelps has been open about his mental health struggles, even as he became the most decorated athlete in Olympic history. Now, with the Tokyo Games on hold because of the coronavirus, the retired swimming great worries that some athletes may have trouble coping with this unprecedented postponement. “It’s a total bamboozle,” Phelps told The Associated Press on Tuesday. “There’s ... Read More »

Shakib hails doctors, nurses on the frontline of coronavirus fight

Dhaka — Bangladeshi all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan, who is in self-isolation in the USA, hailed doctors, nurses and medical staff who have been working day and night to save the lives of those infected with the deadly coronavirus around the globe. Shakib is out of action since October last after he was banned by the International Cricket Council for two ... Read More »

Coronavirus: Tigers to donate 50pc of one month’s salary

Dhaka — Top 27 cricketers of Bangladesh have expended their hand to help fight against deadly coronavirus. Under the initiative by Tamim Iqbal, cricketers opted to donate 50 percent of their salary for one month to the government. All of 17 players who are in the central contact will donate 50 percent of their salary, and other 10 players, who ... Read More »

Care for health workers, frontline soldiers against Covid-19

By Mutahi Kagwe and Siddharth Chatterjee NAIROBI, Kenya, Mar 24 2020 (IPS) – Many soldiers have seen first-hand the horrors of war and, terrifying though it often was, they knew who they were fighting, and could recognise their enemy. The COVID 19 or the new Corona Virus is different. In this virus we have an enemy which is invisible and ... Read More »

Itna sannata kyon hai bhai?

Sudhirendar Sharma During these corona time when all of us are forced into locked seclusion I wonder how would anyone respond to Imam Saab’s innocent query itna sannata kyon hai bhai? Come on, don’t ask me what sense does it make to respond to an innocent query raised decades ago on screen, in blockbuster Sholay. The unprecedented sannata leaves the ... Read More »

India goes under 21-day lockdown Wednesday

New Delhi, AP/UNB, March 24 – India will begin the world’s largest lockdown on Wednesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced in a TV address, warning citizens to stay inside or risk inviting the pandemic into their homes, and pledging $2 billion to bolster the country’s beleaguered health care system. Read More »