• Real Hero: chef gave up job to feed the homeless November 23, 2010

    3 meals a day to 150 homeless people. Almost all of them are mentally challenged and eat their food without a word. ...
  • Prime time crime: media's chase for headlines June 8, 2008

    Basseterre: Talismanic opener Chris Gayle has dismissed suggestions that his wicket is key to the West Indies fortunes in the One-Day International series against New Zealand. The left-hander has been in superb form with half-centuries in all four innings of the series, as the West Indies have swept the first...
  • Alcohol, a cocktail of sweat and survival for workers May 23, 2008

    New Delhi: The BCCI on Tuesday termed the spot-fixing scandal in the Indian Premier League (IPL) and other domestic competitions as disturbing and said it would take strict action against those found guilty of indulging in corrupt practices. The footage that was shown by a television channel [India TV] was...
  • Escaping to a secret Sri Lanka May 3, 2008

    New Delhi: Veteran player Anjum Chopra will lead the Indian women's team in the five-match Twenty20 series against Australia to be held in Visakhapatnam from March 18 to 23. Mithali Raj has been named as Anjum's deputy for the series. Indian eves have suffered defeat in the first two matches...
  • Food for thought: Quitting 5-star job to feed homeless March 25, 2008

    Jaipur: Defending champions and hosts Rajasthan were dealt a blow ahead of their crucial Ranji Trophy Elite Group A match against Uttar Pradesh when captain Hrishikesh Kanitkar was ruled out due to a shoulder injury. Kanitkar has aggravated the shoulder injury he had sustained while fielding in the last match...
  • Food for thought: Quitting 5-star job to feed homeless March 25, 2008

    Jaipur: Defending champions and hosts Rajasthan were dealt a blow ahead of their crucial Ranji Trophy Elite Group A match against Uttar Pradesh when captain Hrishikesh Kanitkar was ruled out due to a shoulder injury. Kanitkar has aggravated the shoulder injury he had sustained while fielding in the last match...
  • Friday chill: Delhi's coldest day in 72 years January 29, 2008

    Islamabad: A fighting Afghanistan on Wednesday lost to Pakistan's second side by five wickets in their first confrontation, with officials hoping a three-match series can foster more foreign tours. International cricket has been suspended in Pakistan since militants attacked the Sri Lankan team in March 2009, killing eight people and...
  • No respite for children despite ban on child labour October 11, 2007

    Putting a child to work, is killing his or her right to a childhood. ...
  • Women dump 'incarnation of Ahimsa' image, fight back October 6, 2007

    Records show that women turning to violence is not all about self-defence. ...
  • Everyone's caught in the Net in this Rajasthan town September 11, 2007

    It’s the cyber cafe owner who introduces people to Internet in small towns. ...
  • Get online but watch your back August 22, 2007

    More people are going online, but Net buffs say it's all about exercising caution. ...
  • Get online but watch your back August 22, 2007

    More people are going online, but Net buffs say it's all about exercising caution. ...
  • An unpaid coach who made athletes win gold medals August 11, 2007

    Ex-athlete K P Thomas runs a sport school in Kerala by his pension fund. ...
  • The 'Master' behind Anju Bobby George's jump start August 11, 2007

    Thomas Master trains young athletes all for free in Kerala. ...
  • Auto driver returns jewellery worth 10 lakh August 11, 2007

    The owner had left the bag in Balbir Bhatia's auto by mistake. ...