Sport

Bill Belichick on QB decision: We’ll do what’s best for the team

After Sunday’s preseason finale against the Giants, Patriots head coach Bill Belichick said he hadn’t decided on a starting quarterback for the season opener against the Dolphins. Momentum in the competition between incumbent starter Cam Newton and this year’s 15th overall pick Mac Jones seems to have swung toward the rookie, particularly after Newton missed […]

Lifestyle

Mangal 2, London: ‘It’s brave and compelling and properly delicious’ – restaurant review

Mangal 2, 4 Stoke Newington Road, London N16 7XN (020 7254 7888). Small plates £5-£12, large plates £14-£19, desserts £7.50-£8.50, wines from £28 If Mangal 2 were located almost anywhere else in London, it would not seem especially remarkable: just another urban bistro with an open kitchen, bare floorboards and a short list of low-intervention […]

Business

Amazon asks India regulator to order withdrawal of Future-Reliance deal approval -letter

Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) has asked India’s market regulator to order withdrawal of conditional approval given to its warring partner Future Group’s $3.4 billion retail assets sale, citing a court ruling in the U.S. company’s favour. Amazon has for months been locked in a dispute with Future, accusing India’s second-largest retailer of violating some pre-existing contracts […]

Technology

Brendan ‘PlayerUnknown’ Greene leaves PUGB owner Krafton to form PlayerUnknown Productions

Few people are associated with a genre quite like Brendan ‘PlayerUnknown’ Greene is with battle royale; the only possible comparison could be Sid Meier and turn-based strategy. The creator of PUBG is leaving Krafton Game Union to form his own studio, called PlayerUnknown Productions, with Krafton holding a minority stake in the new venture. Greene, […]

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Guide Surprises Paralympic Sprinter With Finish-Line Proposal

Cape Verde sprinter Keula Nidreia Pereira Semedo might have missed the qualification for the semi-finals, but she will return from the Tokyo Paralympics with a win she will never want to forget. After finishing fourth at the tournament, as she tried to collect herself, her guide Manuel Antonio Vaz da Vega – who ran with […]

Sport

Colts release Sean Davis

Tuesday afternoon’s deadline to cut rosters to 53 players is approaching and the Colts have started the process of letting players go on Monday. Adam Schefter of ESPN reports that the Colts have released safety Sean Davis. Davis signed a one-year deal in Indianapolis this offseason and he was credited with five tackles in three […]

Lifestyle

Little somethings to sweeten going back to school

Schools reopen this week in England, for those who send their children to school (shout out to the home-edders), which means the return of the alarm clock for those who were able to give it a sabbatical over the summer. So let’s think about chocolate bars to ease this process. The first is a delicious […]

Business

FAA still reviewing Boeing 777 engine fix after Denver incident

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said Monday it is continuing to review Boeing 777-200 planes equipped with Pratt & Whitney (PW) engines like the one involved in a United Airlines emergency landing in February in Denver. FAA Administrator Steve Dickson told a U.S. House committee in May that the agency was going to mandate strengthening […]

Technology

Microsoft tells Windows 11 Insider build users with unsupported PCs to reinstall Windows 10

While Windows 11 hasn’t officially started rolling out yet, Microsoft has made it clear that plenty of PCs aren’t going to meet the OS’ minimum requirements. Now, members of the Windows Insider Program with incompatible hardware are being asked to uninstall Windows 11 and reinstall its predecessor. Twitter account @BetaWiki published an image of a […]

News

From Living On Footpath To House In Mumbai: A Dream Come True For Asma Shaikh

Living on a footpath in Mumbai, 17-year-old Asma Shaikh dreamed of owning a house some day. Her dream came true yesterday when she and her family moved into a 1BHK apartment on Mohammed Ali Road, where they will stay for the next three years, the Times of India reported. Moved by Asma’s story, a group […]