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Battle of the millionaires

While Real Madrid’s Gareth Bale has justified his £86-million price tag with his spectacular goal ag...

For FC Barcelona fall, Gerardo Martino defends Lionel Messi, blames selfReal Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo back in training before Bayern Munich clash
Entwining tales of time, memory & love
Gabriel Garcia Marquez’s works were not only tokens of his inventive mind, but testaments to his art...

Mobile phone is a commodity

The resemblance between staple food and mobile phones that I wrote about last week spells a red dang...

Cheesy camarade

France, harbinger of the world’s first revolution in 1789 to overthrow monarchy for democracy, is he...

Underwear and political amour

Wielding the photo of a handsome hunk with distended biceps, lean abdomen, sleek briefs, Extreme Rig...

Catching live cricket action in Sweden

Just as I was boarding my flight for London from Mumbai on Tuesday last week, I was wondering how to...
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Governance and corruption
There are two issues that dominate this furious, fractious election: good governance and corruption.
An epitaph to a golf course
Till the 2010 flash floods, the Leh GC was the highest golf course in existence for 43 years
Societal contradictions
“How do you differentiate between an Indian joint family and extended nuclear family when both famil...
Cronies and capitalists
In election year, crony capitalism is not going away, as Arvind Kejriwal hopes. Its roots are only g...
The fear factor
Facing Australian bowler Mitchell Johnson in the form of his life is nothing but an adventure, laced...
Are we racists?
Death from racism is even more painfully shameful in a heterogeneous country like India.
Golf under the midnight sun
It’s a short golf season in Finland, but during summer, the sun works overtime
Mosaic of heterogeneous family units
The joint family doesn’t exist so inclusively anywhere in the world.
Golf’s Middle East oasis
With three world class layouts, air conditioned carts and reasonable travel deals, Abu Dhabi is a su...
From the discomfort Zone
Colonial bacteria in Indian politics
The saving grace
Juan Mata’s arrival will give a big lift to Manchester United’s fortunes, but this is just a cosmeti...
The fast lane
Festival of the mind
Colonial supremacy
Adolf Hitler had expressed strong admiration for the British emperor’s supremacy in colonising large...
Ladies to the fore
The women’s pro golf tour only has a handful of tournaments and sponsorship is scarce, but the very ...
Entering uncharted territory
Visiting beautiful places in India, not as a researcher, but a tourist accompanying my best friend f...
The cold shoulder
As the Big Chill sets in across Europe and America, it seems symbolic of the state of the global eco...
England’s KP conundrum
The face-off between team director Andy Flower and batsman Kevin Pietersen has been averted for now ...
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