The game of golf
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Government Funding For Sports In India

In today’s era, getting educated and being a topper in studies are not the only requirement for a child to excel. Hobbies and passion also play a very crucial role in his overall personality development. Though, many take up education as a route to achieve success and stability in life, …

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Royal salute to Rahul Dravid
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Royal salute to Rahul Dravid

Rahul Dravid is an Indian cricketer; sorry now it is former Indian cricketer. It is hard to say word former because I can’t see Indian cricket team without Dravid. Rahul Dravid is known for his technique, and had been one of the best batsmen for the Indian cricket team. In …

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The Great Wall Of Indian Cricket
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The Great Wall Of Indian Cricket

“My wife and I have built a new home with a lovely garden which houses lovely bamboo trees. I got reading on the Chinese bamboo and learned that the tree takes 5 years, 3 months to grow to its whole height of 80 feet. Yet, for the first 5 years, …

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What is Wrong with 'Captain Cool' and his 'Boys' ?
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What is Wrong with ‘Captain Cool’ and his ‘Boys’ ?

It would be unwise not to commend Mahendra Singh Dhoni for his impeccable captaincy record over the last few years. Under his cool and composed leadership, the Indian Cricket Team has touched the zenith in all the known formats of the game. India has become a cricket champion all around …

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Satya Nadella, Non-IITian Indian on top of world

>Hyderabad-born, Manipal-educated Satya Nadella named Microsoft CEO >How playing cricket helped Satya Nadella become Microsoft CEO >In America, no easy nod for Satya Nadella >Believe in the impossible: Satya Nadella’s memo to Microsoft Satya Nadella was all over the internet, news, tech magazines, debates and discussions with media over the …

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The defining moments in Indian cricket history
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The defining moments in Indian cricket history

As a child, I grew up knowing not of any professional sport  than cricket. I can still remember my family crowding the living room to watch every India match. The prayers said watching the last over are unmatched to any  heard within the walls of a temple. Our passion and …

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The downfall of test cricket

The downfall of test cricket The new generation of fans who do not have the patience to watch a two minute youtube video, can they be expected to watch a five day long test, a test which often results in a draw. Cricket had to evolve in order to survive, …

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World Cricket’s Gentleman

I was recently on an online book store, looking around all the hype surrounding Dan Brown’s next venture titled “Inferno”. I looked at the cover and then scrolled down to find the price, exorbitantly high for me, and hence my cursor cursorily moved to the little into mark at the top …

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Cricket - A Scapegoat for Bad Performances
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Cricket – A Scapegoat for Bad Performances?

One Sport’s loss is another Sport’s gain? Cricket, in India, is more than just a religion. On a match-day, you will see a number of cricket enthusiasts flocked in front of shops and chai-wallas to catch a glimpse of the match. Many of them don’t mind discussing the nit-wits of …

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