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Hardcore Indian football fan has already forgotten who won the FIFA World Cup

Hardcore Indian football fan has already forgotten who won the FIFA World Cup

Jul 17, 2014 Comments

Ankit Nair, a self-described ‘hardcore football fan’ seems to have forgotten who lifted the FIFA 2014 World Cup a few days ago.

IPL umpires to draw Bajaj RE60 in air to refer to third umpire

IPL umpires to draw Bajaj RE60 in air to refer to third umpire

Jan 4, 2012 Comments

The Bajaj RE60 Third Umpire Signal consists of the umpire drawing a RE60-like box in air while holding up special laser lights. Following a contentious run-out or stumping, an image of Bajaj RE60 will be visible for a few seconds with the laser. This is the first exclusive in-game branding deal for the 5th edition of the IPL, auctions for which go live next month.

Chronic b-school fest participant becomes world’s richest man

Chronic b-school fest participant becomes world’s richest man

Nov 19, 2010 Comments

In an interesting development, it seems that a resident of Mumbai has become the world’s richest man, with a single source of income – B-School competition prizes. Sriram ‘Shortlisted’ Kamble, 43, whose personal fortune now exceeds 9 billion dollars, is miles ahead of his compatriot Mukesh Ambani, who heads some petrol company who now no one cares about.