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Team India And The Unrealistic Media Expectations

As the unsuccessful tours of South Africa and New Zealand slowly recede to the background and expectations are set around the Asia Cup which is to begin soon, one can hear the common lament that a good showing in Asia Cup followed by IPL will sweep the problems, plaguing the Indian cricket team especially when it travels abroad, under the carpet. I would like to take a slightly heretical viewpoint in this article in terms

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Bangladesh India Social Issues Top

International Mother Language Day – A Tribute

February 21st – this date holds a significant position in the history of mankind. This day is celebrated as the International Mother Language Day, first announced by UNESCO in 1999. Since 2000, the day has been observed as the International Mother Language Day to promote linguistic and cultural diversity, and multilingualism. Its observance was also formally recognized by the UN General Assembly in 2008 as the International Year of Languages. The International Mother Language Day

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My Favourite Tendulkar Knock: Chennai 1999

Adversity is supposed to bring out the best in us. We all cherish that don’t we? If we were to define adversity as Saqlain Mushtaq, Waqar Younis, Wasim Akram put together, at the peak of their careers, adversity assumes a little more importance than a word with 9 letters. I had left the erstwhile Essar Stand(‘A’ stand ) at the M.A.Chidambaram stadium, at 5 in the evening, with my mother after an action packed day,

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India Opinion Social Issues Top

Say No to Polio!!

What does the next door boy feel when he sits in his balcony and watches the neighborhood children play football? Can we even imagine his pain? I see my brother making fun of him when the boy tries to walks. He is handicapped. He was deprived of polio drops. Who are culpable for the boy’s situation? His parents, his weak immunity system or his friendship with the servant’s son who has the same disease? He

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WAAR – Pakistan’s Turn For Jingoism

Recently an old acquaintance of mine from Pakistan excitedly pinged me a link of a movie while labeling it as the best movie to come out in Pakistani film industry. I was intrigued to be honest and while the trailer did not make any head or tail for me rather than give out the information that it was a patriotic movie I did some digging on the net. Well I did not have to go too

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हमला करोगे तो फेसबुक पर लिख दूंगा

पड़ोसी देश के सैनिक रातो-रात सीमा पार करके आये और दो जवानों के सिर काटकर ले गये। सरकार को बहुत गुस्सा आया। गुस्से में सरकार ने कड़ी चेतावनी दी— बहुत हुआ, अगर अगली बार ये घटना दोहराई गई तो कड़ी कार्रवाई की जाएगी। पड़ोसी सैनिक अगली बार फिर आये और पांच जवानों की हत्या करके चले गये। सरकार ने फिर से कड़ी कार्रवाई की बात कही। इस बीच विपक्ष ने सरकार पर कड़ा हमला बोल

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Defining Moments : India at 66

From Dominion to Republic, 1950. The Dominion of India becomes the Republic of India on 26th January 1950 by adopting the newly drafted constitution. Today, we are the largest democracy in the world and the constitution is the largest one in the world and maintains its unique nature while adopting several portions from British, US & other constitutions of the world. Biggest Gamble in History : First General Elections 1951-52 It was like the biggest

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No Reason Celebrating Independence Day In Kashmir: A Kashmiri Writes For MSK

It was called as the “Paradise on Earth”, but has instead been one of the most violent & bloodshed regions in recent years. Ajaz Ahmed writes on what importance does the Indian Independence Day hold to a Kashmiri youth and how they see their relationship with India. Let’s understand the literal meaning of independence and then decide who deserves to celebrate it. The Declaration of Independence prescribed the proper role of government to secure the rights

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No Reason Celebrating Independence Day In Kashmir: A Kashmiri Writes For MSK

It was called as the “Paradise on Earth”, but has instead been one of the most violent & bloodshed regions in recent years. Ajaz Ahmed writes on what importance does the Indian Independence Day hold to a Kashmiri youth and how they see their relationship with India. Let’s understand the literal meaning of independence and then decide who deserves to celebrate it. The Declaration of Independence prescribed the proper role of government to secure the rights

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Stumped!

Stumped! googlied! run out! (Inzamam Ul Haq style where u had no idea how could you get run out!) %^&*( %^&*( *()_+ ….>!!!!! I mean, I am speechless it feels like I’ve grown in a Truman show where I was asked to believe in a particular world, and it turns out absolutely opposite!!!! OK. I will try to explain as much as I can, but beyond this I cannot do anything. Use your imagination, logic,

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