While crossing the Theater road-Cathedral road junction and pushed by a large on-rushing crowd; I was guided past the junction into a deserted semi-lit street off it. I found myself alone on a street looking at what seemed like the closed-down Central Services Club (CSC) situated off Belvedere Road where most of my childhood evenings & Sunday mornings were spent. But then this was not the weed-covered dilapidated CSC building but a wide three storied palace of beige-coloured walls and brown-coloured parapet-edges.
Friday, August 8, 2014
Sunday, August 3, 2014
Indian table tennis failed to flatter at the ongoing Commonwealth games being played in Glasgow in Scotland. Like the earlier edition in New Delhi, 4 years back, the men’s team lost the semi-finals . England beat India 3-1 and eventually lost to the reigning champion Singapore in the finals by the same margin. Subsequently India lost out the chance of retaining their bronze medal when they succumbed to Nigeria by again the same margin.
|Sharath Kamal exults after defeating Drinkhall in the QF|
The Indian challenge was led by the veteran paddler Sharath Achanta Kamal, ranked 44th in the world, who lost not only both