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It is amazing how we seem to get impatient with our cricketers, more so with Sachin Tendulkar. On Sunday, I was part of a television show that devoted much time to discussing how his batting had gone on the decline.…

Say it before it’s too late

“I hate you, I hate you.” The slow motion replay rubbed it in. Problem was, the replay was not on tape that could be erased but in his mind. It was almost as if he was cursed to go through…

Khwab se kyun darte ho

Raat bahut ho gayiAankhen band kar loKhwab se kyun darte hoKhwab agar na dekhoge to kya dekhoge?Sach ke kai rang haiKya us-se bhi darte ho?Muh mod ne se Kya sach ke rang badal jaate hain?Khwab se kyun darte ho?Akhir, Khwab…

A hero learns to keep the mind in the present

“I love you.” The voice seemed a distant echo. Bhaskar Ghosh had just won his fifth successive National heavyweight boxing championship. It was a piece of cake but coming three months before the Asian Games, a confidence booster. He could…