Author: Beeda Times

When Narges Mohammadi was just a little girl, her mother told her to never become political. The price of fighting the system in a country like Iran would be too high.That warning has proved prescient.Ms. Mohammadi, 51, Iran’s most prominent human rights and women’s rights activist, is now serving a 10-year jail sentence in Tehran’s notorious Evin prison for “spreading anti-state propaganda.”Her current imprisonment is hardly her first encounter with Iran’s harsh approach to dissent.Over the past 30 years, Iran’s government has penalized her over and over for her activism and her writing, depriving her of most of what she…

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70 This Saturday, Manchester United will face rivals Manchester City in the FA Cup Final. It is the first time a Manchester Derby is taking place at this stage of the competition and is bound to be a fiery affair as City aim to be only the second English team to win the Treble, after United did the unthinkable back in 1999. United will enter the contest as underdogs if betting sites and the media are anything to go by but research released today suggests otherwise. OLBG have compiled stats to help predict who will walk away with silverware. Research…

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All new Tesla Model 3 vehicles will now qualify for the full $7,500 federal EV tax credit, according to a change in Tesla’s website. The EV tax credits were mandated by Congress last August as part of the Inflation Reduction Act, with the goal of ending U.S. reliance on China for batteries. The full $7,500 tax credit is broken into two parts. EVs can qualify for half, or $3,750, if 50% of the value of battery components were produced or assembled in North America; the other half requires 40% of the value of critical materials be sourced from the U.S. or…

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By 10am, the queue for entry at Lord’s North Gate was quite frankly eye-popping. It stretched past the Wellington Hospital, past the BP garage, down towards the road that provides a shortcut to the Beatles’ zebra crossing. But for the buses tiptoeing past those punters who had spilled off the pavements, it would have wormed all the way across the road to the aisles of Panzer’s delicatessen, from whence more than a few of today’s Nursery Ground picnics are sure to have been picked up.And to view the splendid scene that lay beyond those gates – with near-packed stands on…

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Liverpool’s transfer talk of late has very much centred around the name Manu Kone and whilst a lot of focus has been on trying to learn more about the player, this latest update may well be the most significant of all.As reported by German outlet Kicker (translated): ‘Nils Schmadtke is to become sporting director of Borussia Mönchengladbach’ and that name might well ring a bell, as he is the son of our very own Jorg Schmadtke.Having the child of our sporting director holding the same role at the club of a player we are trying to sign in this window, should only point…

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A borehole more than 10,000 meters deep is being drilled in northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous RegionXinhua / Alamy Stock Photo China’s largest oil producer has started drilling a hole expected to reach a depth of more than 10,000 metres in the country’s remote Taklamakan Desert. The borehole would be among the deepest ever drilled, and could give researchers new geological insights as well as access to ultra-deep oil reserves. According to China’s state-run news agency Xinhua, the China National Petroleum Corporation started drilling the borehole on 30 May. The report says the narrow borehole is designed to reach a…

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33 Manchester United are ‘desperate’ to replace their current front-of-shirt sponsor Teamviewer. The club entered a five-year partnership with the German tech giants back in 2021 yet mutually agreed to end the deal at the close of 2022. Reports now suggest that the search is on to find a new sponsor. Both United and Teamviewer reached an agreement that presented the Red Devils with an opportunity to buy back the rights for their shirt sponsorship once a new deal is secured. Yet until a suitor is found, Teamviewer will remain as United’s front-of-shirt sponsor and continue in their role as…

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West Indies A 445 (Chanderpaul 83, Da Silva 82, Sinclair 60, Nasum 5-133, Musfik 2-59) and 220 for 5 dec drew with Bangladesh A 205 (Nasum 38*, Saif 32, Permaul 3-38, Philip 2-36) and 306 for 4Mahmudul Hasan Joy’s unbeaten century and Yasir Ali’s half-century helped Bangladesh A hang on to a draw on the final day of the third unofficial Test in Sylhet. As a result, West Indies A clinched the three-match series 1-0, having won the second game by three wickets after the first match, too, was drawn.West Indies A were on top for most of the third…

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Liverpool are ready for a busy summer of transfer activity and one transfer journalist has compiled a list of five players that could be signed for the club, as well as highlighting why we may be looking to sign them.Speaking on the ‘Talking Transfers Podcast‘, Graeme Bailey said: “We’ve seen such a backwards step from Fabinho this season. I think we could see three come in.“Gravenberch at Bayern is one they like, there is Neves at Wolves and there is Tielemans at Leicester, they love them both. Then there’s the two we’ve been reporting they’re talking to now in Khephren Thuram and Manu…

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