Category India

India claims first ever gold medal in Beijing

Abhinav Bindra won the 10m Rifle Shooting competition to capture India’s first gold medal in Beijing. Thats medal number 20 for India, in it’s entire olympic history. The last gold medal for India had come in 1980 Olympics in Moscow for Hockey. India has since won only 2 bronze and one silver medal. Congrats Abhinav […]

Sehwag and the record breaking run-fest

The third day of the test between India and South Africa saw a lot of records being broken. I’ve compiled a list of the records that were broken, and also compiled some useful facts. Third Fastest Double Century Sehwag scored his double century in 194 balls, the third fastest ever. He now has the second […]

The Ganguly Effect

IndiaTimes has an article on what it calls the ‘Ganguly Effect’. Sourav Ganguly took his place for granted in the Indian team, he was subsequently released from the captaincy role and then dropped… for a year. Sehwag and Irfan Pathan merited the same treatment after the South African series. Sehwag was in atrocious form, single […]

Indian Cricket : Painful to Watch

Another game and yet another dismal failure from the Indian Cricket Team. Indian batting has been disappointing over the past couple of months – correction: since Greg Chappell’s introduction as coach. Greg Chappell has over-experimented and screwed up the Indian team. Sure, he is responsible for the “growth” of Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Irfan Pathan, […]

Being an Indian

I received the following email and had to share it. I am an Indian citizen. One among 1 billion of us. When somebody bombs us we die. Just like Americans did when the Al Qaeda drove their planes into the Trade Center. Just like Londoners did when terrorists attacked the city last July. But while […]