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Reports by Rahul Saraf

Man who had been calling for Sachin to retire becomes jobless now

Man who had been calling for Sachin to retire becomes jobless now

Dec 26, 2012 Comments

Sanjay, a die-hard Sachin critic, who had been keeping himself busy over the last 18 months by pining for Sachin’s retirement, now suddenly finds himself out of any work.

Russian derecognized as language after failing to come up with Kolaveri Di version

Russian derecognized as language after failing to come up with Kolaveri Di version

Dec 31, 2011 Comments

Government of India today announced that “Russian” would be derecognized as a language in the country because it could not come up with its own version of the viral song “Why This Kolaveri Di”. Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh said that India was forced to take such a step after Russia did not respond to any of the dossiers that had been sent by the government.

Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao wanted his own IPL team

Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao wanted his own IPL team

Dec 20, 2010 Comments

The recent provocations by China over Sino-Indian border might be in retaliation to India’s refusal to allow Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao to have his own IPL team. Sources indicate that while on his official visit to India a couple of days back, Wen Jiabao had expressed his interest in owning an IPL team even as Indian authorities remained noncommittal over the issue.