Saturday, January 12, 2008

COLUMNS
THIS ABOVE ALL
TELEVISTA
GOOD MOTORING
AUDIO SCAN
MUSIC ZONE

PUNJABI ANTENNA

WEBSIDE HUMOUR

FOR CHILDREN

CROSSWORD
RHYME TIME

ROOTS


Umpires Bowled Out
The umpiring handed out by Steve Bucknor and Mark Benson in the recent Sydney Test not only outraged cricket fans across the globe but also raised questions about the job of umpires and the role of technology coming to their aid, writes Abhijit Chatterjee

Cricket purists might well regard umpiring mistakes as part of the game. However, in these days of professionalism every umpiring mistake has the potential of playing havoc with the career of some player or the other, and even wrecking a match or series.
Oh, these umps
IT has a solution
Steve Bucknor (left) and Mark Benson did an atrocious job in the Sydney Test
Steve Bucknor (left) and Mark Benson did an atrocious job in the Sydney Test

BCCI training umpires for Elite Panel
Gopal Sharma
"Hats off to S Venkatraghavan! The only umpire to figure in the ICC Elite Panel from India so far, he announced his unwillingness to continue when he realised that his best days as an umpire were behind him," said Jasbir Singh, former international umpire. Venkatraghavan, the former India captain and the famed off-spinner, retired from umpiring after officiating in 73 Tests and 52 ODIs in March 2004.

Engineered to heal
Jangveer Singh meets Manas Maral, a software professional who has made yoga popular among techies in Bangalore
When I started yoga I was not confident but after one and a half months of practice, my sugar level went down tremendously. I am grateful to you and I donít know how I am going to repay you for what you have done for me." So goes a letter written by Kannan K, a senior software engineer working at Tavant Technologies in Bangalore, to a fellow colleague.

 

COLUMNS

THIS ABOVE ALLShades of anger
by Khushwant Singh

TELEVISTAThis is not done
by Amita Malik

GOOD MOTORING: Home on wheels
by H.Kishie Singh

AUDIO SCAN: Music with mass appeal

WEBSIDE HUMOUR: Charge filed
Compiled by Sunil Sharma

GENERATION X

CROSSWORD
by Karuna Goswamy

Rhyme Time

ROOTS
by Deepti





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