Category Archives: Featured

Kabaddi – On the verge of stardom

 Kabaddi has the potential to become a globally popular sport. Prokabaddi League (PKL)– An IPL like version of the Kabaddi for the fans exclusively for the resurrection of Kabaddi was started in 2014; a venture by Mashal Sports and their director Charu Sharma ably supported

Will India lift the Kabaddi World cup again?

The Kabaddi World Cup 2016 held at Ahmedabad will bring nations of diverse geographies — the US, England, Australia, Iran, Poland, Thailand, Bangladesh, South Korea, Japan, Argentina, Kenya and hosts India — together fighting it out for the top prize beginning October 7. Two-time Asian Games gold medalist Anup

Kabaddi: An Honest Indian Sport

Even though I played Kabaddi as a kid, I never used to follow Kabaddi among other sports. Even when there were a lot of controversies in Cricket, hockey, football etc. I never cared much for these dishonest attributes of some players in these sports. Since

Meteoric Rise of China in Olympics

Story of China in Olympics China is one country that has surprised the world with the abundance of talent in the area of sports one which cannot be boasted by any other country near to China in terms of population or economic conditions. For a

Advantage, Olympic Hosts!

The cost for bidding for the games is incredibly high. Bid committees must pay an application fee (The fee for hosting the 2012 Olympics was $150,000 U.S.D), to the IOC. This high fee is meant to discourage cities that are not committed to the efforts

Statewise Policies, not Rainfall Drive Farmer Suicides in India

Summary:In this study we intend to address the question whether variation/fluctuation in rainfall is the primary reason for farmer suicides in India.A quarter of a million Indian farmers have committed suicide in the last 16 years—an average of one suicide every 30 minutes. The agricultural

Middle-aged India compared to an ageing World

Found a recent article about changing population structure of the globe in an Economist article. The article summary : Over the past few centuries, the population structure has always been a pyramid – maximum population in 0-10 years and fewer as age increases. In the last 30-40 years,