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Sports

With golds and team bronze, juniors shine in chess final

Uzbekistan beat Netherlands at 2 ½ - 1 ½ to come on top in chess final. With three boards entering a tie, Jakhongir Vakhidov winning Max warmerdam, helped the Uzbeks with a decisive gold in the Olympiad scoring 19 match points. Armenia beat Spain at 2 ½ - 1 ½ . Gabriel Sargissian’s win against...

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Business

Chinese debt-trap diplomacy is a myth: US expert

The Sri Lanka - China relationship reminds us of the world of Charles Dickens: Oliver Twist asked for more, everyone was shocked, and he was duly punished. But today the crisis-ridden Sri Lanka knocks at the door of China yet again and asks for a lot more - -- “Sri Lanka has asked China to help...

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Sports

Round 10: Praggnanandhaa win makes up for Gukesh loss

In Round 10, India A won while B salvaged a draw with Praggnanandhaa winning against Gukesh losing. Uzbekistan with 7 wins, 3 draws and no losses, lead the table with 17 match points and Armenia with 8 wins, a draw and a loss, trail behind. With 7 wins, 2 draws and a loss, three teams, namely...

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Praggnanandhaa
Culture

Thandatti — forgotten history on earlobes!

The image of my grandmother is strikingly alive and fresh in my mind. Sporting an affable, paan-stained smile and her wavy hair tied in a careless knot, my grandmother was a vivacious village woman, born decades before Independence in the interior Dindigul district of southern Tamil Nadu. The...

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Thandatti
Sports

Round 8: India A loses to Armenia, B keeps hopes alive

Even as Armenia beat India seniors in round 8, India Team B beat US to stay in contention for a stab at the top spot. If India Team B wins against Azerbaijan next or if Armenia loses next game, then the kids will be in play for the top spot. Having said that, their loss to Armenia has sullied...

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round 8