Like millions of others, I too watched on television, the IPL final played at the DY Patil Stadium in Navi Mumbai on Sunday. I was, however, pained to see that a player of Sachin Tendulkar’s stature did not walk when he had snicked a catch to Mahendra Singh Dhoni behind the stumps and stayed put in his position.
The other day, I bought some new CDs featuring my favourite music composers—Shankar Jaikishen to listen to their immortal melodies, which continue to dominate most Radio programmes featuring vintage Hindi film songs. Read more
I can vividly recall my first day on the crime beat. I was a young reporter in the National Herald (where I worked for five and a half months) and was suddenly informed by my chief reporter, D.K. Issar on April 13th evening in 1980 that I had been assigned the crime beat. Read more
The Shoaib Malik-Ayesha Siddiqui controversy appears to have eclipsed the proposed marriage of Indian Tennis Star Sania Mirza to the former Pakistan Cricket Captain on April 15. Read more