Milestones

  • India's 'Milestone Man' Sachin Tendulkar in elitist company November 12, 2013

    Jesse Owens, Pele, Michael Phelps, Roger Federer: these names send a chill down the spine, especially when you see the wealth of their achievements in sports. And India's very own 'Milestone Man' Sachin Tendulkar will always be talked about in the same breath. Tendulkar will pull the curtains down on...
  • Virat Kohli: India's new 'Milestone Man' October 31, 2013

    In 1012 years from now, we may see a promising 18yearold batsman saying, "I grew up watching Virat Kohli." That's the kind of impression Kohli's every passing knock is leaving as he orchestrated another mammoth runchase in Nagpur on Wednesday. Indian bowlers were once again put under the pump by Australia...
  • For God's sake, Tendulkar, just go February 15, 2012

    I have a confession to make. I do not want Sachin Tendulkar to make his 100th international century in oneday cricket. For too long this meaningless pursuit of three figures has affected Tendulkar's batting, consumed the media and public and, most importantly, distracted the Indian team. I want to see...
  • Explayers say Sachin will score 100th ton soon December 27, 2011

    New Delhi: The record 100th international century may have eluded Sachin Tendulkar once again, but former India cricketers believe that it's just a matter of time before the champion batsman reaches the milestone. "It's disappointing that Tendulkar missed the century once again. It's unfortunate, but hopefully he gets it in the...
  • 'Milestone playing on Tendulkar's mind' December 27, 2011

    Melbourne: The pressure of expectations surrounding his 100th international century will definitely be playing on Sachin Tendulkar's mind as the milestone once again eluded the champion batsman, said former Australia fast bowler Merv Hughes. Tendulkar fell just 27 runs short of the feat when he was done in by a beauty...
  • So what if Tendulkar hasn't reached 100? December 1, 2011

    'Sachin disappoints again.' 'Tendulkar dashes hopes.' 'Little Master falls short.' It is rather absurd that such headlines could be written about Sachin Tendulkar, who is by far the most celebrated and successful cricketer of our generation, and most likely the generations before that too. After all, this is a man who has...
  • Man eats 25,000th Big Mac, 39 years after 1st May 18, 2011

    Fond Du Lac: A retired prison guard ate his 25,000th Big Mac on Tuesday, 39 years to the day after eating his first... nine. Don Gorske was honored after reaching the meaty milestone during a ceremony at a McDonald's in his hometown of Fond du Lac. Surely McDonald's most loyal customer,...
  • Bullion: The White Revolution January 12, 2011

    Gold is a foulweather friend. In times of war, recession and political turmoil, it always goes up. Looking around us, we can see so many signs of instability right now. The threat of terrorism has increased all over, especially so in India. Western Europe is afflicted with a debt contagion....
  • Biography of US President Barack Obama November 5, 2010

    The unique story of US President Barack Obama. ...
  • In Pics: The milestones in Rahul Dravid's career January 11, 2008

    Former Indian skipper Rahul Dravid turns 35 on January 11, and even though he is not in the best of forms right now, he has proved his class time and again in an international career spanning a little over a decade. ...
  • India in trillion-dollar economy club June 15, 2007

    New Delhi: Propelled by growth in services and manufacturing sectors, coupled with an appreciating rupee, India's economy has swelled to a trillion dollar - making it only the 12th nation to reach this milestone. According to Government data released on Thursday, the country's economy at market prices stood at Rs 41,25,724...