World Cup: Advantage Team India in semifinals, say cricket-lovers

However, the worry is the middle order. Dhoni has been a little slow towards the death, while Pant’s inexperience showed in the last couple of matches. Dinesh Karthik had spent very little time at the crease. Continue Reading

World Cup: Team India take on ‘mercurial’ West Indies Thursday

Team India snatched victory from the jaws of defeat in their last encounter against Afghanistan, while Windies almost won their last game against mighty New Zealand until a wonderful catch at deep by Trent Boult meant defeat for the Caribbeans. Continue Reading

Jai Akash plays a cop in ‘Thol Kodu Thozha’

Actor Jai Akash is back after a brief interval to play a police officer in a movie titled Thol Kodu Thozha. Written and doirected by debutant Goutham, the movie features three newcomers Hari, Rahul and Prem. Mumbai girl Akshuitha and Bangalore model Jayashree play heroines. Nasser, Aadukalam Naren, Singampuli and Muthukalai play key roles. Continue Reading

March past, April Fools’ time now

I am inspired. I am encouraged. And I am emboldened, enough to present my own manifesto, my promises, knowing fool, er, full well that there is no chance of me getting elected. There is a conspiratorial proviso in the EC… Continue Reading

Issues, many-‘pest’os, cam‘pain’s

As in every election, the current one too is replete with issues. Even a cursory glance at the pollscape will show many issues frantically scurrying about. Issues can figure but how can they run and walk around? Confused? Continue Reading

Game on: Love all!

St Valentine’s much caricatured bearded face can’t be even remotely related to romance. The legend, fact or fiction, however, has stuck. He has inspired alike vigilantes, voyeurs and the virtuous. Continue Reading

Australia Perth Test: Kohli anchors innings after slippery start

Skipper Virat Kohli played a pivotal role with a workmanlike 82, lifting India from a double-blow at the beginning of the innings to 172 for three on the second day of the second Test against Australia here today. Continue Reading