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Inspiring India!

The 15 year old daughter of a cart-puller helps India make a mark at the Hockey World cup. Ganesh Shankar tells the story. Rani Rampal has battled all odds to play the game she loves. She was India’s saving grace at the recently concluded Women’s Hockey World Cup in Argentina, winning the coveted ‘Young Player of the Tournament’ award. She ...

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Hey Ram, Hey Laxman

It was a test-ing time for the Indian Cricket team. Varun Vazir analysis the result. October’s here when most of the students are preparing for their exams and recently even team India had to face a test in a test match v/s the jumpy kangaroos. India had to chase more than 70 odd runs with only two wickets in hand ...

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Kushti Toh Bohot Hogi Aaj

Renowned wrestler and actor Dara Singh unveiled an all new sporting event, International Premier Wrestling Championship (IPW), in Mumbai recently. This championship has been presented by Rajiv Kashyap of Fact Enterprises Ltd. The event saw Dinesh Rapta (aka Tiger), Binud Kumbang (aka The Storm) and Sachin Shetty (Anna) as the participating wrestlers. Tiger was all enthusiastic as he said, “I ...

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F1 and MotoGP in India Fans

Motor sport fans in India are having a lot to cheer about of late. Having a F1 circuit in Greater Noida, New Delhi in itself was something fans have been looking forward to; beating that there are talks of a Moto GP circuit being built as well. The F1 track will be a 5.14 km exclusive circuit which has been ...

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Music Curry

This is for all of those who are tired of the wailing Enrique, the nasal cap-clad hirsute clown from Bollywood, the high pitched same-music-each-time-with-different-lyrics albums of Emran Hashmi movies or those mawkishly romantic songs in the rain. It’s time to throw away all those cheap roadside mp3’s and vcds and give your music buds a new flavour. It’s time to ...

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Gandhigiri With Style

Well, he did give us freedom and when someone leaves behind a legacy then fashion is a very big part of it. Well am not talking about the one piece choga our bapu wore, of course I wouldn’t advise you to wear that, would I girls? (Am sure the boys will love it though). So let’s see what we can ...

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BAA SE BAR TAK!

Adding to the list of places to hang out at for Mumbaikars, Hiten and Gauri Tejwani recently opened a resto-bar named Barcode 053 at Andheri. With brick and wood interiors, old school music and an informal dining atmosphere, this is definitely a place to chill out. The couple has also added their touch to the place by putting up paintings ...

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Reviews-Mixed Bag

Books And Thereby Hangs A Tale by Jeffrey Archer: Jeffrey Archer’s latest installment of short stories does not disappoint although a few tales are predictable and some do not match up the expectation you have from the author. Pride and Prejudice and Zombies by Seth Grahame-Smith : A spin off on one of the most loved classics, Pride and Prejudice, ...

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Is India Truly Secular?

Mansi Sharma ponders over the hypocrisy of Indian secularism following the suicide of Prof. Siras who was suspended for being gay Following the Queer Pride Parades in various cities last year, interest and activism regarding the rights of the ‘queer’ people has gained momentum. A petition was put up and finally, the high court gave a favourable judgment. After the ...

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Young Dentist on the Block!

Not only is Sahil one of the youngest dentists around, he is a dentist who offers less painful treatment, Prachi Parekh reports You have clever people and then there are the super intelligent ones like Sahil Manhas. At a very young age, Sahil decided he wanted to become a dentist-a goal which he achieved in his early twenties! He got ...

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