I refused to see Indian hockey’s ultimate ignominy

I refused to see Indian hockey’s ultimate ignominy

Let me put it on record. I did not go and see India’s struggle for 11th and 12th place in the Olympic hockey competition on Saturday. But I made six calls to check the results, and each time it was outrageous. And then it was all over – 2-3. A sixth loss in six games and strain suddenly appeared has been lifted from my not so broad shoulders. For years, in fact, from the time I chose sports journalism as my profession, the first editors, journalists come to big games…

Trending Navratri

Trending Navratri

Festival Season in India has begun! Today is the first day of Navratri (which means nine nights). Navratri means the triumph of good over evil to celebrate the killing of the demon Mahishasura by the goddess Maa DURGA. These are the nine days the ultimate fun, dress up and visit nicely decorated puja pandals, Dandiya Nights served with some traditional delicacies (irresistible vrat ki thaali) Navratras is also a time to put your best fashion foot forward. Here are the latest trends for you to try: #Deepika Padukone, performing Garba…

HOW RUSSIA’S SKATE CULTURE FOUND ITS OWN UNIQUE SENSE OF STYLE

HOW RUSSIA’S SKATE CULTURE FOUND ITS OWN UNIQUE SENSE OF STYLE

Some people will say that the Internet killed style subcultures or at least made them a global, publicly accessible phenomena. We say that is nonsense. Even when the world is declining, it is still quite unique groups out there: Men and women just do their own thing in their own place, in a way that can not be replicated elsewhere. And we wanted to find them. In this five-part series, Esquire traveled the world in search of the groups taking personal style to the top of their minds. When skateboarding…

The 7 Best Foods for Hair Growth

The 7 Best Foods for Hair Growth

“Many want strong and healthy hair, especially when they get older. Interestingly, the hair grows about 0.5 inches (1.25 cm) per month, and 6 inches (15 cm) per year. How fast it grows depends on factors such as age, health, genetics and diet. Although you can not change factors such as age and genetics, diet is one thing you have control over. In fact, consume a diet lacks proper nutrients can cause hair loss. On the other hand, to eat a balanced diet with the right nutrients help to promote…

15 Reasons Yoga Is Better Than The Gym

15 Reasons Yoga Is Better Than The Gym

Some people see it as a question … yoga or the gym – which is better? Is it really a question there? It’s about a gazillion reasons a yoga class is better. And here are 15 of them: 1. Yoga benefits the mind, body and spirit. Yoga will help tone your body but while it’s doing that, it also helps you to be truly in the moment and infuses your spirit with positive energy. A gym workout is focused primarily on improving your body’s physical condition. 2. Yoga benefits your…

It looked like Narendra Modi vs Arvind Kejriwal at one point; now it’s Modi vs Modi and Kejriwal vs Kejriwal

It looked like Narendra Modi vs Arvind Kejriwal at one point; now it’s Modi vs Modi and Kejriwal vs Kejriwal

Arvind Kejriwal and Narendra Modi have been bitter political rivals. A closer look reveals that they have much in common. Much has been written about their attacks on each other. However, it will be interesting to explore its countless similarities. They are the first two national politicians an urbanized (or hope to Urbanis) India. It is no wonder that Kejriwal has built his political career in Delhi, a city-state and Modi in Gujarat, one of the most urbanized and industrialized country. In the last elections in Gujarat, where a defeat…

The Dabangg Deity: Why the aura of Bhai can never be jailed

The Dabangg Deity: Why the aura of Bhai can never be jailed

While people are busy loading their gods with a liter of milk or kilograms of gold, our regular deity Sallu Bhai go street on bail, but not scot free! Jodhpur court Thursday found Salman Khan guilty under Wildlife (Protection) Act 1972, for the murder of two Blackbuck 1998. His ‘Hum Saath Saath Hain’ co-stars who had followed him – Sonali Bendre, Neelam, Saif Ali Kha and Tabu was acquitted. Salman Khan has been accused of killing two chinkaras and 1998, while he was filmed in Jodhpur. He hunted because he…