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Pujara's Purple Patch

Pujara's Purple Patch

Oct 08, 2016

Pujara has returned from the West Indies a stronger, more confident and more determined batsman

The Rise And Rise Of R. Ashwin

The Rise And Rise Of R. Ashwin

Oct 07, 2016

Hardly does an Indian win go without Ashwin contributing with the ball. And sometimes with the bat as well.

Max Walker, Who Complemented Lillee And Thommo

Max Walker, Who Complemented Lillee And Thommo

Oct 05, 2016

Walker, who could be tirelessly hostile and enthusiastic, was quite a character

Hanif Mohammad, The Original Little Master

Hanif Mohammad, The Original Little Master

Aug 12, 2016

Hanif became a national hero and turned cricket in Pakistan from the preserve of the educated elite into the mass sport

Edhi, A Sufi Saint At The Ambulance Wheel

Edhi, A Sufi Saint At The Ambulance Wheel

Jul 11, 2016

‘I am a man of emergencies, I need to be on the move, to be where the suffering is,’ Edhi told the BBC after the US immigration confiscated his passport in 2008.

Neil O'Brien, Calcutta's Quizmaster

Neil O'Brien, Calcutta's Quizmaster

Jun 25, 2016

Organised quizzing had seldom been conducted in India until O’Brien held an open formal quiz competition in a small church hall in Calcutta in 1967.

Amjad Sabri, Qawwal Extraordinaire

Amjad Sabri, Qawwal Extraordinaire

Jun 23, 2016

His father was a hard taskmaster, and would wake Amjad up at 4 am for the pre-dawn riyaz of the raag Bhairon.

Inder Malhotra, One Of India's Finest Editors

Inder Malhotra, One Of India's Finest Editors

Jun 13, 2016

Courage of convictions, forthright views and guts to express them fearlessly

Manohar Aich: The Father Of Indian Bodybuilding

Manohar Aich: The Father Of Indian Bodybuilding

Jun 12, 2016

A rigorous teetotaler, he never allowed pressure to get the better of him

Muhammad Ali, Boxer, Black Supremacist

Muhammad Ali, Boxer, Black Supremacist

Jun 06, 2016

Ali​ was forceful, frightening and fearless​, a rebel with a cause​.

Deepak Shodhan, India's Oldest Test Cricketer

Deepak Shodhan, India's Oldest Test Cricketer

May 17, 2016

A phenomenal average of 60.33 and a 'victim' Of Indian Cricket’s Dirty Politics

Tony Cozier, Voice Of West Indies Cricket

Tony Cozier, Voice Of West Indies Cricket

May 12, 2016

He watched, and covered, more than 400 Test matches and numerous One-Day Internationals from every nook and cranny of the cricketing globe.

Indian Juggernaut

Indian Juggernaut

Mar 11, 2016

Dhoni's team is the favourite to lift the World Twenty20 championship, unless....

Martin Crowe, The Kiwi Who Could

Martin Crowe, The Kiwi Who Could "Soar Like An Eagle"

Mar 03, 2016

An appraisal of the New Zealand cricketer who died because of lymphoma on March 3

Cricket, A Gentlemen's Game?

Cricket, A Gentlemen's Game?

Feb 12, 2016

Bringing success and laurels to their team, their country, even at the cost of the spirit of cricket, is the new fad.

Indian Spinners' Sad Yarn

Indian Spinners' Sad Yarn

Jan 18, 2016

Ashwin and Jadeja did not offer even glimpses of the class that fetched them a plethora of wickets against South Africa. The Team India director Ravi Shastri deserves to be criticised more for this sorry state of affairs...

Sadhana Shivdasani, Bollywood Heartthrob

Sadhana Shivdasani, Bollywood Heartthrob

Dec 31, 2015

Sadhana Shivdasani, the Bollywood heartthrob of the 1960s who gave more than a dozen silver jubilee hits

What Makes Kirti Azad Tick

What Makes Kirti Azad Tick

Dec 18, 2015

The BJP MP is targeting Arun Jaitley for his role in the DDCA scam. What can we learn about Azad from his cricketing days?

Pyrrhic Victory

Pyrrhic Victory

Dec 10, 2015

Team India's true challenge and test will always lie outside the subcontinent.

The Sour Taste Of Victory

The Sour Taste Of Victory

Dec 01, 2015

Rather than doing good, this series is likely to harm the Indian team in the longer run.

Dora Holzhandler, ?Artist

Dora Holzhandler, ?Artist

Nov 02, 2015

Love? - ?between lovers, friends, a mother and her new-born baby, a family sitting down to a meal? - was one of the recurring major themes of ?th?e British artist's work.

Virender Sehwag, Explosive Batsman

Virender Sehwag, Explosive Batsman

Oct 21, 2015

At heart, Sehwag has always remained the same simple, humble, cheerful chap of Najafgarh

Zaheer Khan, Pace Bowler ?

Zaheer Khan, Pace Bowler ?

Oct 19, 2015

The finest and most successful left-arm pace bowler in the history of Indian cricket? retires?.?

Manorama, Comedy Queen

Manorama, Comedy Queen

Oct 15, 2015

The multifaceted doyen of South Indian cinema passes into the ages.

Ravindra Jain, Musician

Ravindra Jain, Musician

Oct 13, 2015

An acclaimed music personality who overcame lifelong blindness and achieved greatness.

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