Author: Loknath Das

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How Netflix’s High Flying Bird Upends the Conventions of the Sports Movie

There’s no game-winning miracle dunk in High Flying Bird, a new basketball film from Steven Soderbergh that arrived on Netflix on Friday. There’s no training montage, rousing halftime speech or pint-sized surprise hero, either. Instead, the film is driven by backroom machinations, Sorkin-esque walk-and-talks and tense face-offs over cups of tea. But while the …

Delhi Government Launches Bike Ambulance Services

To ensure timely health assistance in traffic-congested areas and small lanes, the Delhi government on Thursday launched bike ambulance services. The bikes, to be known as the First Responder Vehicles, will have a portable oxygen cylinder, first aid kit and dressing materials, air-splints, GPS and communication device, among …

Butte Sports Hall of Fame introduces 2019 class

BUTTE — The 2019 Butte Sports Hall of Fame class was introduced by chairman Bill Foley at the Butte Civic Center on Tuesday. This class included nine individuals and four teams from the Mining City’s rich sports history. Among some of the individuals going in are former University of Montana football …