Many are discussing whether the scheme to confer honorary ranks in India’s India’s Defence Services including the Territorial Army to celebrities is at all worth the effort. I, for one, am against the practice as I don’t see most of them take much interest in what should be a calling for them to serve the nation. Yes, there are exceptions. I believe former India cricket captain, Kapil Dev is one and the Congress MP, Sachin Pilot is another. Continue reading
Don’t we all take a break from time to time? Not too many people bother and it doesn’t make the news. But when Mahendra Singh Dhoni takes a break, it becomes major news all over the cricketing world. The Indian One Day International and Twenty20 captain has decided that it’s about time he takes a break– before he, well – collapses from sheer exhaustion. He has cried off from the upcoming Test series against Sri Lanka beginning in a few weeks. It seems he will be back in action for the One dayers that start after the Test series.