Jayadev Calamur

Jayadev Calamur

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Jayadev Calamur is Editor, Digital Business at Free Press Journal. When he's not sniffing around for a good story, he spends time chilling with his wife and dog.

Stories By Jayadev Calamur

The Rise of Dream 11: How a fantasy league became big enough be main title sponsors of real IPL

The Rise of Dream 11: How a fantasy league became big enough be main title sponsors of real IPL

On Tuesday, fantasy sports league company Dream11 were named as the official title sponsors of the 2020 edition of the Indian Premier Lea...Read More

MS Dhoni retires: Impact greater than Tendulkar, here's why Captain Cool will be immortalised

MS Dhoni retires: Impact greater than Tendulkar, here's why Captain Cool will be immortalised

No cricketer, not even Sachin Tendulkar has had the kind of impact on Indian cricket than Mahendra Singh Dhoni. Known to the world as Cap...Read More

Ayodhya Bhoomi Pooja: Lord Ram billboards won't be beamed in Times Square, claim US-based Indian groups

Ayodhya Bhoomi Pooja: Lord Ram billboards won't be beamed in Times Square, claim US-based Indian groups

A handful of groups in the United States are protesting the plans to beam portraits of Lord Ram and the images of the Ram Temple at Ayodh...Read More

Bal Gangadhar Tilak and Chandrasekhar Azad for millennials: A tale of two types of 'extremism'

Bal Gangadhar Tilak and Chandrasekhar Azad for millennials: A tale of two types of 'extremism'

Today is the birth anniversary of two individuals who are an integral part of the freedom struggle. Bal Gangadhar Tilak and Chandra Shekh...Read More

Developed in UK, made in India: What you need to know about Oxford COVID-19 vaccine

Developed in UK, made in India: What you need to know about Oxford COVID-19 vaccine

On Monday, the world was buzzing with hope after scientists at the University of Oxford announced that a vaccine that has been developed ...Read More

FPJ Exclusive: Stray dogs moving in dilapidated Palghar centre where villagers ‘forced’ into quarantine

FPJ Exclusive: Stray dogs moving in dilapidated Palghar centre where villagers ‘forced’ into quarantine

With the rising number of cases of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19 hitting India hard, governments right from the Centre right up to the ...Read More

Rajasthan Political Crisis: Is Sachin Pilot's sacking the start of the 'young gun' uprising in Congress?

Rajasthan Political Crisis: Is Sachin Pilot's sacking the start of the 'young gun' uprising in Congress?

It’s been a long time coming, say experts observing Rajasthan’s political situation for the past few years. Sachin Pilot rebelled against...Read More

Lockdown diaries: This Mumbai-based publishing house has released an anthology of poems about the trials during the pandemic

Lockdown diaries: This Mumbai-based publishing house has released an anthology of poems about the trials during the pandemic

The lockdown has certainly defined what the new normal has become. No longer is it about hanging around in a coffee shop and ideating in ...Read More

Coronavirus in sport: Why the ICC needs to expand the possible ways to shine the cricket ball

Coronavirus in sport: Why the ICC needs to expand the possible ways to shine the cricket ball

On Thursday after the second day of the first Test between England and West Indies, fast bowler Mark Wood said that the English seam bowl...Read More

Govt revises dosage of anti-viral drug Remdesivir to be administered to coronavirus patients

All you need to know about remdesivir, the drug that is being sold in the Indian black market as a 'cure for COVID-19'

The COVID-19 pandemic that has put governments and medical bodies into overdrive, while infecting millions of people across the world, is...Read More

Whassup by Budweiser - remembering the most annoying beer commercial ever made

Whassup by Budweiser - remembering the most annoying beer commercial ever made

If you Google the best quotes about beer, chances are you will see one attributed to US Founding Father and inventor Benjamin Franklin th...Read More

How Narendra Modi govt's hard block of TikTok and other Chinese apps threaten Xi Jinping's regime and China's economy

How Narendra Modi govt's hard block of TikTok and other Chinese apps threaten Xi Jinping's regime and China's economy

Ever since high-speed internet came into being, China has built a giant firewall to prevent apps from other nations being used in it. In ...Read More

Indira Gandhi and Narendra Modi

45 years of Emergency: How BJP leaders who fought Indira Gandhi's tyranny emulated her

Today marks the 45th anniversary of the day former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi declared a national emergency. The lead-up to the emergen...Read More

The Undertaker from WWE retires: 5 similarities between the Deadman and Sachin Tendulkar

The Undertaker from WWE retires: 5 similarities between the Deadman and Sachin Tendulkar

WWE superstar The Undertaker has officially retired from professional wrestling. The Undertaker, whose real name is Mark Callaway, made t...Read More

'47,000 ventilators in 70 years, 50,000 with PM Cares': BJP hails PM Modi amid fight against coronavirus pandemic

'47,000 ventilators in 70 years, 50,000 with PM Cares': BJP hails PM Modi amid fight against coronavirus pandemic

Several members of the BJP on Monday began tweeting that India will be getting 50,000 more ventilators in addition to the 47,000 that hav...Read More

Clive Lloyd's West Indies dominated teams from across. the world, but have still been victims of racist abuse

From Joel Garner to Daren Sammy: 9 racist taunts over the years that show cricket isn’t quite the gentleman’s game

The Daren Sammy incident where he called out his teammates for racism has left a bad taste in the mouth of true cricket lovers. Without n...Read More

JK Rowling doesn't deserve the hate she's getting and here's why

JK Rowling doesn't deserve the hate she's getting and here's why

In the past six months, JK Rowling has been called out twice by many people for statements that have been termed as ‘anti-trans’.In the f...Read More

Ishant Sharma called out for racist slur against 'brother' Daren Sammy on Instagram

Ishant Sharma called out for racist slur against 'brother' Daren Sammy on Instagram

On Tuesday, former West Indies captain Daren Sammy put out a tweet calling out his ‘brother’ for a racist comment made against him during...Read More

There has been a lot of debate over the use of hydroxychloroquine in the past month. While several nations have advocated it, there is no scientific proof to show that it cures coronavirus

HCQ, Modi and Trump: The curious case of the Lancet paper written by a small US company that made waves

The authors of a controversial study published in The Lancet journal linking the use of malaria drug hydroxychloroquine with increased de...Read More

Gandhi statue vandalised by Black Lives Matter protestors: Was the Mahatma a racist as critics claim that he was?

Gandhi statue vandalised by Black Lives Matter protestors: Was the Mahatma a racist as critics claim that he was?

A few years ago, the United Nations had decided to mark October 2, the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, as International Day of Non-V...Read More

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