class appeal to mass appeal
With the inclusion of
golf as a sport in the 2016 Olympics, it has become a game to be
reckoned with in the global arena, and even in India. Rachna
Singh checks out if golf has the pizzazz to become a sport of
choice for the young
so long ago the constant refrain was "golf is for old
fogies". Then there was a paradigm shift and golf was decried as
a lightweight sport for the elite. Over the years, golf has subtly
insinuated itself into the global sports arena and we now have a long
list of Indian golfers who are not only playing international tours
but also making a mark in them. Some disgruntled parents
often point out that golf is an expensive game limited to members of
various golf clubs, and has none of the accessibility of sports like
tennis, cricket or football.
Shoot at site
Being a part of Zero
Dark 30, Bigelow’s recapture of Osama’s elimination by the US
Navy Seals, was a huge learning experience, writes Mona
EVER thought of slipping
into a staid skirt and a button-down shirt, dabbing on some makeup and
lining up in a queue for a breakfast with a hundred-odd people at 5.
15 am? Well, desperate times
require desperate measures.
The largest inhabited
river island in the world, Majuli, which lies in the heart of the
Brahmaputra, seems to be caught in a time warp, writes Ranjita
is said that in this age of widespread travel, remote corners of the
world have lost their isolation and there is nothing to discover
anyway. But even then there are some places, which seem somewhat off
the beaten track. Majuli in Assam is such a place, an island in the
heart of the Brahmaputra River, which seems to be caught in a time
up versatile actor Irrfan Khan about his latest film Paan
Irrfan Khan has once
again impressed critics with his compelling performance in Paan
Singh Tomar. While the film is running to packed houses, this
versatile actor is already busy with his next project. He definitely
doesn’t believe in sitting on past laurels. Fame, is like a cage and
Irrfan detests anything that restricts his movement.
Bir Kaur pays a tribute to the legendary actor who will be
remembered for his breezy romantic musicals
Mukherji brought joy to the audiences of the swinging 1960s.
Though born in a film family, being one of the sons of the movie
moghul Shashadhar Mukherji and related to the Ganguli brothers —
Ashok Kumar, Kishore Kumar and Anoop Kumar (they were his maternal
uncles) — Joy Mukherji was never interested in films.
research group has said Dante Alighieri’s Divine Comedy —
an epic poem about travel through hell and heaven — was racist and
against Islam and should be banned from schools in Italy. "The Divine
Comedy is the pillar of Italian literature and a cornerstone of
Italian literature and the educational formation of the country’s
students," said Valentina Sereni, president of Gherush92, an
anti-racism group that works for the UN.
opening race of the 2012 Formula One season was a clear indication of
how the championship might pan out. Many unpredictable things happened
during the course of the race. Two Brits were in the front row and on
the podium, Sebastian Vettel was not on pole, but still made it to the
podium, Red Bull Racing are as competitive as always and once a major
force in the sport, Ferrari are way down the pecking order.