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Khelega India, Jeetega India

Football is the second most loved sport in India after cricket. A rich game like football has an equally rich history. It was quite shocking to know that the game, that was and is still a favorite pastime of mine, wasn’t discovered by Indians but brought to India by British soldiers in the mid-19th century. It was introduced properly as a modern day sport in the country by Nagendra Prasad Sarbhadhikari (NPS), a passionate Indian

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एक अध्बुध कलाकार, एक अध्बुध जीवन

कुछ दिन पहले ही मैं एक दुखद खबर से वाकिफ हुआ- अभिनेता टॉम आल्टर नहीं रहे। कुछ क्षण के लिए मानो समय रुक गया हो। मुझे ‘द ब्लू आइड साहेब’ से मिलने का मौका तो नसीब नहीं हुआ लेकिन उनके कुछ ज़बरदस्त कार्यक्रम देखने का मौका ज़रूर मिला। दूरदर्शन पर प्रसारित कई कार्यक्रमों से टॉम साहेब जुड़े रहे। 1997 मे ‘शक्तिमान’ धारावाहिक के  ‘महागुरु’ के किरदार से बच्चा-बच्चा वाकिफ है। टॉम साहेब का यह किरदार

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Inside Edge Review: Amazon Prime

Cast: Richa Chaddha, Vivek Oberoi, Angad Bedi, Tanuj Virwani, Sanjay Suri & Sayani Gupta. Created by: Karan Anshuman Okay then. How do we review a Web series? Do we do it on episode basis, or on the entire length? It’s a tough one. Especially for me, this is unchartered territory. I will try balancing the act, and do a little bit of both. Judging me by the opening paragraph, I am sure all of you

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Dhoni- Dhoni: The monk who does not have to sell his Ferrari

 I thought of several titles to describe Mahendra Singh Dhoni: Zen master, Fire fighter, Tight rope walker, Deadly Finisher, Captain Cool. But I realized the most defining quality of Dhoni is his ability to be still and calm in the midst of chaos and imminent risk and high-pressure situations. It is far easier to remain at peace in a forest meditating alone, than to drive a Ferrari in full speed with a knife waiting to

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Fed Up!

Just those two words. I found them on the Facebook wall of a longtime friend and an unabashed Federer fan after he lost to Milos Raonic 6-3, 6-7, 4-6, 7-5, 6-3 in a humdinger of a battle on the Centre court on Friday. Playing desperate catch up with Raonic all through, the lasting image of the match came in the fifth set with Federer throwing himself to reach out for the passing shot, only to

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The maestro, he is at it again

On its official page, Wimbledon called the back from behind triumph of Roger Federer against Marin Cilic as “Extraordinary. Exhausting. Exhilarating.” That kind of title would have befitted the finals played between Djokovic and Federer last year- high on intensity, drama, and sublime ability. Unlike then though, Federer had the last laugh against Cilic. If the finals last year broke the hearts, this one sowed the seeds of hope of the eighth title. Yet again.

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Virat Kohli, the CEO

Virat Kohli is probably enjoying a kind of form now that even if he tries, and edges one to the keeper, the ball will fly over him. And let’s just not limit it to his batting. He is fielding tremendously and just when you think India miss an idea or two because the captain is the wicketkeeper far flung from the running in pace bowlers, here is Kohli at mid-off, chatting, ideating and encouraging the

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