November 15 and 16 will remain two of the most important dates in the history of Indian cricket. On the first, the great Sachin Tendulkar set foot on a Test ground for the first time 28 years back, against Pakistan in Karachi.
The word pilgrimage in India has transcended from the once-in-a-lifetime spiritual journey undertaken usually at the fag end of one’s life with few chances of making it back, to being adventure trip that can occur any time your work calendar offers a long holiday weekend.
In today’s time, filmmaking is considered to be one of the most creative profession. The Indian cinema witnessed its golden period in the early ’80s when actors and directors were given the stature of the all mighty.
Last Thursday evening I visited the Goan cemetery in Pune where my younger brother Robert Gonsalves was buried five years ago. I decorated his grave with flowers and lit candles. The occasion was All Souls Day celebrated by Christendom the world over.
Unlike many of his former teammates, veteran seamer Ashish Nehra, 38, bid adieu to the game on his own terms, after the first T20 against New Zealand played at his home turf — Delhi’s Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium — on Wednesday.
A Chinese modelling agency is under fire after a 14-year-old Russian model Vlada Dzyuba died in hospital on Friday, sparking accusations that she had been overworked and underpaid during her two-month working stint in the country that included Shanghai Fashion Week.
In a laudable move, the Yogi Adityanath government has decided to introduce NCERT books in madrassas in Uttar Pradesh, apart from making mathematics and science compulsory at intermediate level in the Islamic schools.
Last week, Indian army Captain Ravindra Kumar Bali (67) went home, finally. About 20 years ago Captain Bali was evicted from his ancestral home in Kota in Rajasthan.
Cristiano Ronaldo, the reigning world player of the year, has once again showed class is permanent and that being on the other side of 30 matters little.
The happening night-life in Southeast Asia’s tourism hub Thailand is expected to go sober this week as the country prepares to give its late King Bhumibol Adulyadej a lavish send-off in a spectacular five-day funeral.
With the Election Commission’s announcement of poll schedule for Himachal Pradesh and Gujarat assembly elections, poll fever is likely to grip the nation, as winning the states would be a do-or-die battle for the Congress as well as the BJP.
Dashing England all-rounder Ben Stokes is again in the news, but this time for wrong reasons. The 26-year-old cricketer was on Monday arrested in Bristol on suspicion of causing bodily harm and dropped for Wednesday’s fourth ODI against the West Indies.
Right after thermodynamics and time travel, the most misunderstood and overly miss-constructed concept is how we perceive feminism, especially here in India.
The sudden rescue of Father Tom Uzhunnalil, the Catholic priest, from the clutches of the dreaded terrorists in Yemen on September 12 is nothing short of a miracle, reports emanating from the Vatican City indicate.
One of the major contributors in the BJP’s emphatic victory in 2014 general election was the clever exploitation of the social media. The BJP was clearly ahead of its opponents in building public opinion in favour of its poll mascot Narendra Modi.