Issue 5

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In Issue 5
Feb 5th, 2015
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With the emergence of Indian Premier League and other super leagues and celebrities engagement, sports in India is now firmly in the grip of the ‘celebrity culture’ that is dominating our urban planet. There was a time, when people watched sports because they loved the game, they had their favourites in each and every team whom they loved and admired. But today these s...
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In Issue 5
Feb 5th, 2015
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What is stifling sports talent in India? Is it the poor infrastructure or the lack of it? Or, is it both? Answer to the question depends on the person you ask it or his perception. People are entitled to their opinion, but the real answer lies in what we have achieved over the years, say, since India’s first appearance in Olympics in 1900. Sport is not just about winni...
By GovernanceToday
In Issue 5
Feb 5th, 2015
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There is never a dull moment with sports awards. The list of  sportspersons and coaches aspiring to get the  Arjuna, Dronacharya and Lifetime Achievement awards is endless. Equally long is the list of grievances and disputes. Year after year, it is the same story with no sensible solution in sight. The Arjuna award, introduced 55 years ago, was intended to recognize de...
By GovernanceToday
In Issue 5
Feb 5th, 2015
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The 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi were a great high for India, where it scored a century of medals and finished second behind Australia on the medal tally. Indian athletics team did particularly well where they won 12 medals including two golds. The most incredible memory was of Indian women’s 4X400 relay team winning gold. The same golden run was repeated later at ...
By GovernanceToday
In Issue 5
Feb 5th, 2015
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India’s 1.25 billion population today is getting the mighty attention of the sports club owners and organisers, especially its rising middle class and huge numbers of youth, for a windfall in the long term. Not only are they hoping crowds will flock to stadiums, but also buy merchandise and lure more sponsors. Although, In India cricket has always dominated the sports ...
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In Issue 5
Feb 5th, 2015
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TOO much water has flowed down the Yamuna between the night in April 2008, the first night in Indian Premier League (IPL) cricket, and the news of spot-fixing and betting scandal that surfaced in 2013 with Delhi Police arresting three Rajasthan Royals players—S. Sreesanth, Ajit Chandila and Ankeet Chavan— during a midnight raid in Mumbai. Much has happened since then. ...
By Rahul Trivedi
In Issue 5
Feb 5th, 2015
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It has been a long time coming. The real estate sector has been looking for revival after many sluggish years. The sector  couldn’t derive fruitful results from the festive season also. Though the sector revival was expected right after the general elections in 2014, it never came through. There are many things which sector requires at the moment for the revival. Thoug...
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In Health
Feb 5th, 2015
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Specialization in medicine is a branch of medical practice. After completing medical schools physicians or surgeons usually further their medical education in a specific specialty of medicine by completing a multiple year residency to become a medical specialist. To a certain extent, medical practitioners have always been specialized. According to Aelius Galenus (Greek...
By Ramesh Raja
In Education
Feb 5th, 2015
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With more students migrating to various states outside their homes for higher education, it’s a tedious task to evaluate the academic quality of a migrating candidate as each university has its own manner of assessing students. Aplenty of grades, values and marks make objective comparison extremely complex and to get a comprehensive idea about the quality of a student ...