"I am thinking as a long-term plan, not short term where I exhaust myself and maybe have something else [injury] which is not there. So it is going to be a process, which I am following. I can't tell you exactly when I am going to bowl but the process is on. In the nets, I am bowling. It is just that I am not game-ready but I am bowling. It is all about confidence and the skill has to be at an international level." … [Read more...] about Hardik Pandya eyeing return to bowling ‘for the most important games’, like World Cups
The professor concluded by acknowledging that he’ll likely be called a “tree hugger” and a “total killjoy” for his remarks, but that he believes Americans today likely need this tree “to feel something like normal again,” just as they did during the Great Depression. … [Read more...] about Columbia Prof: Rockefeller Christmas Tree Should be Canceled for the ‘Toxic Relationship’ of ‘Nature and Capitalism’
"Johnson doesn't like to give people bad news, which is why he was criticized for a lot of the COVID crisis but now that he has been able to provide good news of the vaccine, there's light and there's hope. He is back to being able to bring good news, which is what he wants. People like that about Johnson, the optimism and this gung ho character. You can start to see that returning." … [Read more...] about How Much Patience Do the Conservatives Have Left With Boris Johnson?
"This is the biggest lot (of pangolin scales) that we have seized," Police Major General Worapong Thongpaiboon, acting commander of Thailand's Natural Resources and Environment Crime Division, told AFP news agency. Thai police showed the haul, packed into white bags, to journalists at Bangkok airport. … [Read more...] about Thailand Seizes Record Haul of Pangolin Scales Intended for Trafficking
One senior hospital executive told the Guardian: “We’ve been told to expect the vaccine on 7 December and plan to start vaccinating our staff all that week. However, it’s the Pfizer vaccine we’re getting, so it can’t be moved again once it gets to us and we then have to use it within five days, as that’s its shelf life. … [Read more...] about Hospitals in England told to prepare for Covid vaccine rollout in 10 days’ time