Category: Reports

Magical night… beyond discussion

It was magical to hear 35,000 and more sing the National Anthem with pride after discus thrower Krishna Poonia led an unprecedented India 1-2-3 at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium. A 52-year wait for an athletics gold medal in the Commonwealth…

Sport shows the power to bind peoples, yet again

There is an unmistakable beauty to India-Pakistan sporting contests, especially those held in these parts under the glare of millions. There is a great deal of emotional outpouring around these contests – and I dare say, much more than say…

Smiles that bridge peoples, smiles that defuse tension

It was not the afternoon heat that slowed down the pint-sized girl as she headed for the Pragati Maidan Metro Station on Tuesday. Her bag, full of clothes, kept sliding down her right shoulder. With her volunteer uniform tucked in…