• Book Review| Captain Cool: The MS Dhoni Story July 11, 2013

    Everyone talks about MS Dhoni's meteoric rise but few have spent time cataloguing his journey as painstakingly as veteran sports journalist Gulu Ezekiel. The 2013 updated version of his book Captain Cool: The MS Dhoni Story is a must-have for die-hard fans of Dhoni and Indian cricket. The book does...
  • Standup comedy is finding its feet in India February 7, 2013

    "My friend Imran Ahmed said to me, 'Man, Bal Thackeray dying is the worst thing he's done-now the Swedish House Mafia gig is cancelled!' I said to him, is that really the worst thing he could have done?" ...
  • A different stroke from Jeev Milka Singh February 6, 2013

    At the play-off hole of the 2012 Scottish Open, his position on the penultimate shot wasn't great and his fingers and wrists were hurting. His opponent Francesco Molinari, the Italian Ryder Cup star, who had led the European Tour event for the first three days, fluffed his putt. "Drive for...
  • Spending New Years Eve January 18, 2013

    Now that we are done with bidding 2012 adieu, we take a quick look at how people chose to do so. From a dip stick survey, it seems people are losing the taste for glitzy parties and are, instead, opting for house parties and short getaways. Just 16 per cent...
  • Seven hottest emerging markets to live and work in January 15, 2013

    1. Chile Encircled by the imposing snow-capped Andes, it is the first South American country to sign up as an OECD member. Its government has invested in arts and entrepreneurship; in 2011, The New York Times called it the No. 1 destination to visit. Chile is stable and forward-thinking. The...
  • 5 Fitness Trends to Watch For January 12, 2013

    Five fitness trends to watch out for - child obesity, women going toe to tow men, boot-camp training, senior citizen-specific activities and stay-at-home workouts. ...