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Daniel Vettori Unsung Hero of Black Caps

Daniel Vettori, a bespectacled left arm spinner was the youngest player of Black Caps when he made his debut in 1996-97 at the age of 18 years. By far, he is the most capped player in both Test Matches and ODI Matches for New Zealand. A decade and half has followed since then, but Daniel Vettori continues to remain one of the best left-arm spinners in world cricket today. His talent is so evident that in his 113 Test matches tenure he took 362 wickets to be the Black Caps highest wicket taker and the third cricketer after Kapil Dev

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10 Life Lessons From Chinese Billionaire Jack Ma

Jack Ma or Ma Yun (Chinese: 马云; born September 10, 1964) is a Chinese entrepreneur and philanthropist. He is the founder and Executive Chairman of Alibaba Group, a family of highly successful Internet-based businesses. He is the first mainland Chinese entrepreneur to appear on the cover of Forbes. As of November 2014, he is the richest man in China and 18th richest man in the world with an estimated net worth of $29.7 billion, according to Bloomberg Billionaires Index. Source: wikipedia Bookmark the below lessons : Money and political power cannot exist together. Customers are first; employees, second; shareholders, third. Forget about

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The Battle Royale: Where the heart and mind went with different Teams

Long after the last spectator at the Garden of Eden has left for their quaint little homes. Long after the din of furious key strokes pounding at the keyboards has fallen silent and match reports are submitted. Long after the night sky had cleared enough of the electric fireworks. The pitch at the Garden of Eden will stare into the open sky, her companion when the game ceases to exist and open her heart out about what transpired earlier in the day. A vanquished Dale Steyn had come down to rest his breaking body and broken heart to rest, his

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Letter to the Youth today from Bhagat Singh – A piece of fiction based on his writing

My Dear Friend, I write to you on my 107th Birthday. It is heartening to know that you are actually reading my letter. I want you to read it fully. I write to you to clearly convey what I stood for and died for. You see, when you die, it is amazing to see how people brand you and attach you to“-isms”, to compartmentalize one’s ideas. These rigid ideologies and beliefs restrict one’s thoughts. So, it’s important for you to know, who I was. Some brand me as a jingoist, some as a socialist, some as an insurgent and some

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A tribute to Boom Boom Afridi from across the border

Let me tell you at the outset that Shahid Afridi was always someone who amazed all of us here in India. We always knew he was not extremely talented but we also knew that he had enough to be a match winner. The thin line between not being greatly talented and still being a match winner made him special. The women loved him from when I was a kid to now when am married and entering 30’s is a different story altogether. Afridi’s was one of those players who didn’t fade after initial exuberance. His name was embossed in history

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For a Noble Cause : Bangalore Orphanage’s Kids made a music video for Justin Beiber!!!

On Tuesday, 3rd February, starting at about 11 pm, 250 volunteers from around India are going to Twitter Bomb a popstar in Los Angeles. Their aim is to get the popstar to watch a music video made by the kids in an orphanage in Bangalore. The kids are in immediate need of housing as they have been asked to leave their current rented housing within the next year. So the hope is that the popstar helps them build their future home from where no one can ask them to leave. This music video features 25 children, from the orphanage under

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Tribute to a Martyr

“Play your role in life with such passion, that even after the curtains come down, the applause doesn’t stop.” The last rites of Martyr Colonel M N Rai were held on Thursday in Delhi. Curtains have come down but the stage has now become an inspiration for many. There is a simple message : There have been innumerable people who have laid down their lives for the country,we as people should try playing our roles sincerely and this is the only way we can pay our tribute to those bravehearts and to our country. Its time that we realize and

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Remembering Netaji: The Forgotten Hero

Remembering Netaji: The Forgotten Hero Early Life and Education Born on 23rd January, into a wealthy Bengali family in Cuttack, Orissa, Subhas Chandra Bose was a brilliant kid. His father Janakinath Bose was a well-known advocate and his mother Prabhavati Devi, devout homemaker. Bose’s genius was proven while he was in school. After completing his schooling, Bose enrolled at the Presidency College, Calcutta (now Kolkata). An avid reader, Bose was highly influenced by the works Swami Vivekananda and his Vedanta Philosophy. His nationalistic fervour came to limelight while studying in Presidency when he ended up assaulting Professor Oaten for his

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Remembering Swami Vivekananda

Narendra Nath Datta, known to the world as Swami Vivekananda (1863-1902) was born into an affluent Bengali family of Calcutta. The chief disciple of the nineteenth century saint Sri Ramkrishna Paramhansa, he is considered as a key figure in introducing the philosophies of Vedanta and Yoga to the western world. Early Life Naren’s father Vishwanath Datta was an attorney at the Calcutta High Court and his mother Bhuvaneshwari Devi, a devout housewife. His father’s progressive thought process and his mother’s religious temperament helped shape his thoughts and his overall personality. Though he was naughty and restless as a child, he

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Dhoni retired in the style he played, no emotions, just went off

It was sad seeing journalists who have possibly achieved nothing in their LIVES, not devoted a single second for bringing smiles to the faces of tired, fatigued Indians, haven’t made this country any better by any stretch of imagination, bashing Dhoni and his retirement timing. India’s most successful cricket captain and undoubtedly our best wicketkeeper batsman retired without creating any noise. He did not ask for a farewell game, he had no emotional speeches to make. He came out to bat normally yesterday on the final day of the Test, did what he does best by taking India out of

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