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CSR: Role in sports and skill development

The northeast region of the country has been struggling with several socio-economic problems. Lack of education and employment opportunities in these states are creating further tribulations. Howev

We need better facilities: Sakshi Malik

Sakshi Malik is the first Indian female wrestler to bag an Olympic medal. The 24-year-old comes from Mokhra village of  Rohtak, Haryana. She came into the limelight as an international wre

India enjoys hockey too

‘A game is a game and one should take it in that spirit’ is a common exhortation people make irrespective of their different backgrounds, ideologies and religion. But how will one exp

Recharged by ayurveda

Bijeta Devi, a footballer from Manipur who has been working and playing for the Indian railways, has been out of action for the last six months because of a nagging pain in her knee. She traces the

Lesson from Brisbane: Invest in human capital

We have just witnessed a historic Test match and series win where an Indian team plagued with injuries to all its top bowlers and without their captain and best batsman, Virat Kohli, achieved a con

‘What do they know of history who only history know?’

A Functioning Anarchy? Essays For Ramachandra Guha Edited by Srinath Raghavan and Nandini Sundar Penguin Random House India / 392 pages /

Furnishing $10 million guarantee in 5 minutes for hosting Chess Olympiad

While several sportsmen and women have made us proud with their achievements in various tournaments including in last Olympics, the image of sports organizers and politicians associated with the sp

Vishwanath, cricketers’ cricketer, is “human being first, cricketer next”

Wrist Assured: An Autobiography By Gundappa Vishwanath with R. Kaushik Rupa, 280 pages, Rs 595 Before there were masters, there was Gund

I am not here to represent any religious community, but country: Nikhat Zareen

“As an athlete I`m here to represent India. For me, Hindu-Muslim doesn`t matter. I represent my country, not a community,” world champion boxer Nikhat Zareen has said when asked how she

Visionary Talk: Sanjay Pandey, Mumbai Police Commissioner with Kailashnath Adhikari, MD, Governance Now


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