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A satisfying end to a dramatic summer

A satisfying end to a dramatic summer
Dramatic, was Ottis Gibson's one-word description of his first season in charge of South Africa. And it's an apt word. In the six months that have made up the longest home summer in South African history, there has been a new coach, the departure of the CSA CEO, the hype and cancellation of a franchise-owned…

Archer braced for ‘life-changing’ IPL debut

Archer braced for ‘life-changing’ IPL debut
Jofra Archer insists that the dream of playing Test cricket for England remains his ultimate ambition, but admits that a life-changing winter on the global T20 circuit may eventually force him to reassess his priorities in a bid to avoid burn-out. For the past two years in county cricket, Archer has been quietly recognised as…

Billie Eilish Covers A Strokes Song About How Phones Are The...

Billie Eilish Covers A Strokes Song About How Phones Are The Worst
Last month, Dua Lipa surprised with an unexpected, slow-motion cover of Arctic Monkeys' "Do I Wanna Know?" that showcased once again how good big, brawny rock songs can sound when approached from another angle. Now, 16-year-old pop whiz kid Billie Eilish has made a similar play, this time with "Call Me Back," a blue cut…

Young Thug Flies A Woman Like A Kite With Future In...

Young Thug Flies A Woman Like A Kite With Future In ‘Group Home’ Video
Future and Young Thug are unpredictable. Almost six months after the release of Super Slimey, the duo release the video for "Group Home." The Videogod-directed visual is an absurdist and wild adventure where dead bodies and deer carcasses hang from the ceiling, there is a pig fetus in a jar, and kids are wearing what…

The Rock Isn’t Sure If He’ll Be Back For Fast And...

The Rock Isn’t Sure If He’ll Be Back For Fast And Furious 9 Because Of Vin Diesel Feud
Everyone knows the Fast and Furious franchise isn't just about flying cars, girls in bikinis, The Rock punching stuff, and rogue submarines; it's about family. Behind the scenes, however, there's a serious rift between the franchise's biggest stars: Vin Diesel and Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson. It appears as though things have gone from bad to…

Hayley Kiyoko Brought A Dance Squad For Her Latest ‘Curious’ Performance

Hayley Kiyoko Brought A Dance Squad For Her Latest ‘Curious’ Performance
Recently, the Jimmy Kimmel Live! stage has been a great place to showcase acts whose fans can shout their songs back at them at maximum volume, making for electric performances — see the previous sets from Dua Lipa and Niall Horan for proof. The latest entry comes from Hayley Kiyoko, who stopped by on Tuesday…

Cardi B Admits She Might Need Anger Management On ‘Drip’ Featuring...

Cardi B Admits She Might Need Anger Management On ‘Drip’ Featuring Migos
The week of Cardi B shows no signs of slowing down. After announcing that her debut album, Invasion of Privacy, is releasing on Friday (April 6), the Bronx rapper isn't letting off the gas. In the last week, Cardi has released new single "Be Careful," dropped the video for "Bartier Cardi," and announced that she…

Special category status: Chandrababu Naidu accuses Centre of betraying people of...

Special category status: Chandrababu Naidu accuses Centre of betraying people of A.P.
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu is addressing a press conference on the Special Category Status and other issues. Updates 3.50 p.m.: The A.P. Chief Minister said: “Had they given us special status within first year, I would have saved Rs. 3000-5000 crore. I want to place all this on record. I waited for…

Five Maoists killed in Jharkhand

Five Maoists killed in Jharkhand
Five Maoists were killed in an encounter on April 4 with security forces in Serendaag jungle of Jharkhand’s Latehar district, a senior police officer said. Based on a tip-off that a group of Maoists had assembled in the jungle, a joint team of the district police and the CRPF cordoned the area around midnight, Superintendent…

Live: Lok Sabha adjourned for the day following protests by AIADMK...

Live: Lok Sabha adjourned for the day following protests by AIADMK members
Today is Day 20 of second half of the budget session 2018. And for the 20th consecutive day the Lok Sabha witnessed disruptions in the first hour. After continued protests by the AIADMK members over the Cauvery Management Board issue, Speaker Sumitra Mahajan adjourned the House for the day. The Rajya Sabha too witnessed disruption…

Supreme Court dismisses pleas challenging CBSE’s retest decision

Supreme Court dismisses pleas challenging CBSE’s retest decision
The Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed five petitions challenging the decision of the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) to reconduct the class 12 Economics examination after an alleged leak of the paper. The court said it was the discretion of the CBSE to reconduct the exam and can’t be challenged in court. A Bench…

Steven Smith accepts ball-tampering sanctions

Steven Smith accepts ball-tampering sanctions
Former Australia captain Steven Smith and Cameron Bancroft will not challenge their bans from international and domestic cricket, and their 12-month ban from leadership positions thereafter, imposed by Cricket Australia for their role in the ball-tampering incident in the Cape Town Test against South Africa. "I would give anything to have this behind me and…