Manish Pandey: Seven years after IPL fame, Karnataka batsman earns real name

By Suyash Srivastava | Last Updated: Friday, January 29, 2016 - 01:03

Had Ajinkya Rahane been fully fit, Manish Pandey in all likelihood would not have been part of India's playing XI for the final ODI against Australia. But as most brilliant cricketers do, Pandey seized the opportunity, in the most special manner, by pulling off a record run-chase when Team India's pride was at stake.

Ajinkya Rahane: An unmeasured assassin of Team India

By Chaitan Papnai | Last Updated: Sunday, January 10, 2016 - 17:11

In the last five years, many young and talented cricketers have joined the Indian cricket team, who carry a different character and approach towards the way they play the game. Even then, most of them can easily be fitted under the category of flamboyant or bashing cricketers.

New year, new challenges await evolving Virat Kohli

By Jayanta Oinam | Last Updated: Sunday, January 10, 2016 - 20:38

After his success as the captain of Indian Test team, Kohli will have his first challenge as a player in Australia, then the 2016 World Twenty20 in India.

Chris Gayle, your team needs you

By Jayanta Oinam | Last Updated: Thursday, December 17, 2015 - 10:13

He is certainly one of the modern greats, but stories of a reluctant Gayle excusing himself from the national set up will always paint an image so distraught for the sport that many will be forced to ask, what's there in playing for a national team.

Shun Facebook to kill loneliness before it eliminates you

By Miscellaneous | Last Updated: Tuesday, December 15, 2015 - 10:13

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If you think that no other age group is more vulnerable to loneliness than the elderly, go check your backyard. The mammoth rise of the internet and emergence of various social media platforms have left many young Indians - some as young as 14 - socially isolated, lonely and, eventually, in the grip of chronic depression that can take their lives.

Near Death Experience

By Shobhika Puri | Last Updated: Monday, December 7, 2015 - 09:48

‘Death’ is a word, a state, that intrigues and scares many. Nobody knows what happens after one dies though there are many who claim to have the answers. However, even these people cannot be 100 percent sure. Nevertheless, everybody wants to know what happens when one dies?

El Clasico: Ronaldinho redux?

By Dattaraj Thaly | Last Updated: Wednesday, November 25, 2015 - 10:15

The Santiago Bernabeu was draped in white, as Real Madrid and Barcelona players took to the iconic stadium's hallowed turf. What was meant as a show of strength from the Madridistas, to intimidate the visiting Catalans, transformed into a show of protest in a matter of ninety minutes.

Don't paint India as an intolerant nation: An open letter to all intellectuals

By Tarun Khanna | Last Updated: Wednesday, November 25, 2015 - 10:14

Dear respectable intellectuals of this country,

In India, there is no curb on exhibiting one’s views in public — a freedom that can only be enjoyed in a democratic framework. Even then, complications arise when a section of self-righteous people meddles with the social ethos of the country.