Author: Prateek Sharma

Rise of Rural Sports In India

The shouts of players, group of spectators cheering and a crowd gathered to see a showpiece event. Yes, this is a common scene in villages throughout India. People say that sports have the power to bring everyone together. It teaches us team spirit, respect, discipline, hard work and dedication towards a goal. This can be clearly noticed in few instances in history: South Africa winning the Rugby world Cup, bringing the whole nation together after apartheid, Australian Peter Norman supporting Tommie Smith and John Carlos for a ‘human right salute’ in 1968 Olympics. In India, sports bring people from...

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People’s President – Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam

“If you dream something and wish to achieve it, the whole universe conspires in helping you to get it.” These lines so perfectly match to the 11th President of India, Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam. He had a dream to fly and despite being not selected as an Indian Air Force (IAF) pilot, he continued to dream so. He achieved his dream when he became the first Indian President onboard IAF’s Su-30 fighter. On his way to his dream, he achieved so many individual feats and laurels in the field of Science and Technology and helped India to gain an...

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IPL Scandal: Chennai Super Kings, Rajasthan Royals Suspended for two Years

The much-awaited report on IPL betting and spot-fixing scandal was made public on 14th June 2015. A three-member Supreme Court appointed committee headed by former Chief Justice of India Rajendra Mal Lodha has decided to suspend two top teams on been found guilty in match-fixing probe. The panel has taken tough decisions on people accused in the scandal and is pretty sure that it stands even if challenged in court. Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Rajasthan Royals (RR) have been suspended for two years as these teams and their officials were involved in the fixing scandal that came into...

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The Cuba of India – Bhiwani

A city known for its temples, spiritual learning and a centre stage for regional politics has been gaining limelight on a totally different field. Field of sports has never been far from this famous city in the state of Haryana. From its small streets and maidans, it has produced so many champions who have taken the city into a culture of sporting history. Be it Olympics , Commonwealth Games, World Championships, National Games and many more competitions in the list, sport persons have always lived up to the expectations of millions. City of Bhiwani has well-known players, who have showcased their vigour in almost all sporting...

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Selfie With Daughter Initiative

Sunil Jaglan, sarpanch of a remote village in Haryana was over the moon when Prime Minister Narendra Modi mentioned his name and appreciated his initiative on “Mann ki Baat” on Sunday. This was an immensely special moment for residents of Bibipur village who gave all support to the voice of their sarpanch. “Selfie With Daughter” has gained support and laurels from all corners of world in just two days. This initiative has come as a major boost for a country like India, which is suffering from poor sex ratio. Parents from all across the globe are taking pictures with their daughters and uploading them on internet with...

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