matter what, applause is what they got
The boys boarded the
home-bound plane grim-faced and unsure of public response. It was,
however, just a matter of seconds, says Ashwini
Bhatnagar, before the embarrassing silence was broken by a
thunderous applause. The fans, though disappointed that the team was
not carrying home the Cup, went all out to let Sourav and his boys
know that second best was good too.
Remembering the air fighter who knew no fear
P. S. Chanana
people in Patiala know about Mehar Singh after whom are named the
sprawling Mehar Singh Colony towards the north of the city and Mehar
Singh di Kothi on the Patiala-Sirhind road. The colony and the house are
on the land allotted to the late Trilok Singh, father of Air Commodore
Mehar Singh, in lieu of the agricultural land left by him in Pakistan.
Why fool around on April
April is the day when funsters and pranksters come up with strange and
weird hoaxes, sending others on a wild goose chase. The pranks played
range from simple to sensational ones. "The headmaster is calling
you to the staff room" or "Your shoelaces are not tied"
are common junior school gags.
Learning to read between
say tomato, you say tomato. But at times it seems men and women speak a
completely different language. The frustration of not knowing what your
partner is thinking can cause relationship rifts. Translation is a
life-long obsession for us all, and I estimate that by the time I get my
bus pass, Ill have spent at least a year of my entire life
exhaustively deconstructing male comments with girlfriends.