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Virtual Reality: Chess organisers tap smartphone generation

Fans tuning in to the 2016 World Chess Championship from home may well have the best seats in the house, with the tournament set to be broadcast live in 360-degree Virtual Reality (VR) — a first in any sport, organisers say. Norway’s defending champion Magnus Carlsen will battle Russian challenger Sergey Karjakin — the winner of the candidates’ tournament — Read More

BCCI’s ‘be present in person’ clause result of Sourav-Shastri fiasco

The BCCI’s ‘be present in person for interview’ clause for picking selectors has been borne out of a strong desire to avoid a Ravi Shastri-like fiasco in the future. – Shastri slams ‘disrespectful’ Ganguly over interview snub Clause 11 of selection criteria put up by the Indian Cricket Board states: “Candidates should be willing to appear for personal interview”, indicating that Read More

Subramanian Swamy: L-G Najeeb Jung 420 like Kejri, need Sangh person in Delhi

Renewing his attack on BJP, Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Monday said an inquiry has “exposed” their claims of “migration of Hindus from Kairana”. He said the BJP was raising such “baseless” matters to “vitiate” the atmosphere in the poll-bound state —- the attack coming a day after senior BJP leader and Union minister MVenkaiah Naidu said “Kairana migration” will not Read More