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Bengal: Kolkata will be epicentre of an epic fight

Bengal: Kolkata will be epicentre of an epic fight

Joyanti Sen, an 82-year-old women’s rights activist in south Kolkata, remembers what she calls the last five “dreadful years” of the Left Front rule in West Bengal. “If the first five years were their best, the last five were a total disaster,” she says about the Left reign that lasted from 1977 to 2011, adding…

Kettle on the boil in Champion Chase

Kettle on the boil in Champion Chase

Last year’s Arkle heroine Put The Kettle On beat the boys again in the Betway Queen Mother Champion Chase at Cheltenham. A surprise winner at the Festival 12 months ago, Henry de Bromhead’s mare had stretched her unbeaten record at the track to three on her first start of the current campaign in November. But…

7 Ways to Make Takeout More Eco-Friendly

7 Ways to Make Takeout More Eco-Friendly

Eating more takeout lately? Me too. I’m trying to support my local restaurants as much as I can while social distancing, and takeout is a delicious, convenient, and efficient way to do that. Not to mention the much-needed break from cooking! However, my environmental guilt definitely creeps in every time I pick up the plastic…

Walls full but cash poor

Walls full but cash poor

Wala Lang I received a message after my article last week hit the streets. On collectors feeling rich while tracking auction results, Jayson Ong texted, “It’s really very joyful to compute for the present estimated value of our collection but it’s also very hard for us to let go of pieces we really like kaya…

Leeds United 0-0 Chelsea: High-flying Blues held in Elland Road tussle

Leeds United 0-0 Chelsea: High-flying Blues held in Elland Road tussle

Marcelo Bielsa and Thomas Tuchel shared the spoils as their Leeds United and Chelsea sides delivered an entertaining 0-0 spectacle on Saturday.  Neither side could find a way through at Elland Road, where fourth-placed Chelsea had been hoping to land their first league double over Leeds since the 1988-89 campaign, when both were in the second tier.  There was almost a…

Secret Base Reviews: Amoebic Dysentery

Secret Base Reviews: Amoebic Dysentery

Amoebic dysentery sucks. I don’t think it sucks more than any other kind of dysentery, because all dysentery is bad, but amoebic dysentery is the flavor I have experience with, so it’s what I’m going to talk about. I don’t know for sure how I picked it up, but I have my suspicions. It was…

Oilers not underestimating Senators, who reflect not-so-distant past

Oilers not underestimating Senators, who reflect not-so-distant past

| March 10, 2021, 9:07 AMEDMONTON — It used to be a running joke among the Edmonton media. The good teams — San Jose, Anaheim, Detroit, Los Angeles, Vancouver — would roll into Edmonton and talk about that night’s opponent. “They’re a team that plays quick, they have good skill, they work hard,” they would…