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Who transitioned the best from clay to grass in modern tennis?

Since the Open Era of tennis began in 1968, only a handful of modern greats, men and women, have done equally well in both these majors separated in time by a month and in character by a whole lot more.
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Published on Jun 25, 2022 12:02 AM IST
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Catapulting IPL stakeholders into a higher financial plane

On 12 June, the Indian cricketing board will begin auctioning broadcast rights for the next five-year cycle of the Indian Premier League (IPL) – the most lucrative property in the Indian sporting landscape.
Catapulting IPL stakeholders into a higher financial plane
Catapulting IPL stakeholders into a higher financial plane
Published on Jun 10, 2022 11:57 PM IST
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Decoding the Spanish and English dominance

When Real Madrid and Liverpool face off tonight in the final of the UEFA Champions League, the premier club football competition in Europe, they will represent many contrasting narratives. Like a place in history: the ultimate European footballing empire (Madrid) versus one that aspires to build its own (Liverpool).
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Published on May 27, 2022 11:41 PM IST
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Manchester City &Liverpool: 90-point season ambition

Come Sunday, either City or Liverpool will win the EPL for the fifth straight year. In this EPL era defined by them, the count reads three titles for City and one for Liverpool. Whichever side adds to that tally on Sunday, they will do so with at least 90 points out of the maximum 114 points available – a prolific count that has defined each of these five titles
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Updated on May 20, 2022 10:59 PM IST
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Number theory: The decade that shaped India’s Thomas Cup win

What they brought along, and used to fashion this tall achievement, was a multitude of threads that have been stitched together for a decade or so now.
India vs Indonesia Highlights Thomas Cup 2022(Twitter)
India vs Indonesia Highlights Thomas Cup 2022(Twitter)
Updated on May 17, 2022 12:14 PM IST
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How dominant is this Australia women’s cricket side?

New Delhi: Following a shock semi-final exit to India in the 2017 one-day international (ODI) World Cup, the Australian women’s cricket team hit the reset button
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Published on Apr 08, 2022 09:57 PM IST
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Why Ashleigh Barty is a rarity in a rare set

Ashleigh Barty's decision to walk away at the peak of her game is rare.  She added Wimbledon to her list of big wins in 2021 and signs off with a memorable victory in the 2022 Australian Open.
World number one Ashleigh Barty, 25, announced her retirement from professional tennis, saying she had fulfilled her dreams and was
World number one Ashleigh Barty, 25, announced her retirement from professional tennis, saying she had fulfilled her dreams and was "spent physically".(Reuters File)
Updated on Mar 26, 2022 02:29 PM IST
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Why Ashleigh Barty is a rarity in a rare set

For Ashleigh Barty, left-field choices were no big deal
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Published on Mar 25, 2022 07:48 PM IST
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Praggnanandhaa and the Indian droves in junior chess

R Praggnanandhaa’s stunning win against world champion Magnus Carlsen in an elite rapid chess tournament earlier this week earned the 16-year-old praise from five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand, cricketing great Sachin Tendulkar and a place in Amul ads (“Magnusficent Taste”)
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Published on Feb 25, 2022 11:02 PM IST
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IPL teams with a strong core have led in success

During last week’s mega Indian Premier League (IPL) auction, most franchises sought to retain players who had previously featured for them in significant ways
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Published on Feb 18, 2022 11:25 PM IST
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Number Theory: Has Punjab trailed country in its economic recovery after Covid?

According to Reserve Bank of India (RBI) data, Punjab is ranked 14th among Indian states by gross domestic product (GDP) and 17th by per capita GDP. Its GDP growth slowed to 4% in 2019-20, from 6% in the two preceding years. In 2020-21, the state’s GDP contracted 7%.
Even before Covid-19 struck, Punjab was economically stressed. (HT FILE PHOTO)
Even before Covid-19 struck, Punjab was economically stressed. (HT FILE PHOTO)
Updated on Feb 11, 2022 02:45 AM IST
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Salaries of IIM graduates rise despite economic slowdown

The increasing recruitment by Consulting firms, at the expense of FMCGs and Consumer Durables is indicative of the economic downturn
Building of Indian Institute Of Management Ahmedabad at Ahmedabad in Gujarat.(Hindustan Times/ R K Raj)
Building of Indian Institute Of Management Ahmedabad at Ahmedabad in Gujarat.(Hindustan Times/ R K Raj)
Updated on Mar 03, 2020 06:12 AM IST
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Poor monsoon fans concerns of 2016-like water crisis in South

Poor monsoon rainfall in 2016 in the catchment area of the Cauvery river caused an acute water shortage, leading to massive protests in Bengaluru, and an escalation of tensions between the neighbouring states of Karnataka and Tamil Nadu.
Cauvery river flowing through Mettur Dam in Tamil Nadu. The Supreme Court has increased Karnataka's share of water and directed the state to release 177.25 tmc to Tamil Nadu.(Photo: PTI)
Cauvery river flowing through Mettur Dam in Tamil Nadu. The Supreme Court has increased Karnataka's share of water and directed the state to release 177.25 tmc to Tamil Nadu.(Photo: PTI)
Updated on Jul 17, 2019 02:04 PM IST
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Kharif sowing at 5-yr low due to sluggish monsoon

Data released by the ministry of agriculture and farmers’ welfare shows that as on July 5, the area covered by all Kharif crops was 27% below normal.
The shortfall was the most severe in the major pulse-producing states of Madhya Pradesh (shortfall of 88% over the normal sown area), Karnataka (82%), Maharashtra (93%) and Rajasthan (52%).(HTFile)
The shortfall was the most severe in the major pulse-producing states of Madhya Pradesh (shortfall of 88% over the normal sown area), Karnataka (82%), Maharashtra (93%) and Rajasthan (52%).(HTFile)
Updated on Jul 10, 2019 07:47 AM IST
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Looming El-Nino threatens monsoon in India

2019 has been termed an El-Nino year, and the impact of this abnormal ocean warming phenomenon on the Indian monsoon makes for grim reading
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Updated on Jul 03, 2019 07:42 AM IST
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3 pathways to BJP victory in Lok Sabha elections 2019

The key reason modi won was the saffron party’s higher success rate as compared to Congress, and to limit the loss in UP.
Both the BJP and Congress have managed to increase (by 28 seats) the tally from previous election, at the expense of other parties. BJP won 128 seats this time, and it had only 36 seats under this category 10 years back.(ANI)
Both the BJP and Congress have managed to increase (by 28 seats) the tally from previous election, at the expense of other parties. BJP won 128 seats this time, and it had only 36 seats under this category 10 years back.(ANI)
Updated on May 26, 2019 11:15 AM IST
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Lok Sabha elections 2019: Who would benefit from Congress’s income guarantee scheme?

The Congress has announced more details about the minimum income guarantee scheme that it promises to implement if voted to power. The scheme assures an annual income of 72,000 for the poorest 20% of Indian households.
There could a large state-wise variation in the number of beneficiaries of NYAY.(HT PHOTO)
There could a large state-wise variation in the number of beneficiaries of NYAY.(HT PHOTO)
Published on Mar 29, 2019 08:10 AM IST
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How Vajpayee fared in his Lok Sabha journey

In five Lok Sabha elections -- 1991, 1996, 1998, 1999 and 2004 -- former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee won from Lucknow.
Former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee inspects the guard of honour during the Independence Day function at the Red Fort in New Delhi, on August 15, 1999.(PTI File Photo)
Former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee inspects the guard of honour during the Independence Day function at the Red Fort in New Delhi, on August 15, 1999.(PTI File Photo)
Updated on Aug 18, 2018 03:21 AM IST
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What happened when simultaneous elections were last held in India?

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is pressing to bring back the practice of holding simultaneous elections: Indians voting for all state governments at the same time as they vote for the Union government.
Senior BJP leader Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi and others come out after a meeting with chairman of Law Commission on simultaneous polls, at Law Commission of India, Lok Nayak Bhawan in New Delhi on August 13, 2018.(Sushil Kumar/HT PHOTO)
Senior BJP leader Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi and others come out after a meeting with chairman of Law Commission on simultaneous polls, at Law Commission of India, Lok Nayak Bhawan in New Delhi on August 13, 2018.(Sushil Kumar/HT PHOTO)
Published on Aug 16, 2018 08:49 AM IST
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