Body of work

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HINDUSTAN TIMES (Dec 2007-Sept 2011)

  1. Balancing faith and football

In the ONGC 14th Nehru Cup, teams have players fasting for RAMZAN while representing
their countries. Syria and Lebanon have been hardest hit by this.



3. Lebanese goalie’s Paris connection

(I shared a joined byline with another reporter since HT had station ed two reporters to do
the series. Please find the links below. Again, this was my initiative to satiate that hunger
of writing sports features.)






THE TELEGRAPH (October 2011 to present)


8.  It’s all about barking up the right tree at the pet cafés that are emerging as hot hangout
zones for happening pooches


… and top cats and other pets get red carpet treatment at 5-star luxury animal resorts,

 10. Bolster your green credentials by turning out in outfits made from natural fibres like
bamboo and raw banana

11.  It’s all about high-end furniture and home appliances on hire from online portals that are looking to make it big,

12.  It’s all about eating right for health-conscious Indians and they’re making sure that only
the right atta enters their kitchens,

13.  Doctors have turned the medical wisdom of decades on its head and issued a new list of dietary dos and don’ts,

14.  It’s a glamour fest in the sporting arena as stars get into everything from motorsports to
mixed martial arts,

15. American football is gearing up to muscle its way into the Indian sports scene,

16.Tabata is a high-intensity, four-minute regimen that aims to take you to the edge of

17.  Indian women are flexing their muscles and showing off their six-pack abs as they get into
the highly competitive world of bodybuilding,.

18.  It’s all about reconnecting with rural India and getting away from it all at farm-stays from
Punjab to Kerala

 19. It’s all about healing in comfort as luxury Yoga resorts cash in on the global wellness

20.  A new wave of Punjabi singers is grooving to a fresh beat with Bollywood hits, live gigs
and even acting in movies,

21. Private Indian hospitals are pulling out all the stops to attract super-rich patients from
India and around the world,

22. WWE champion, The Great Khali, is back in action both in the ring and out of it,

23. Wrestler Sakshi Malik battled against the odds and her own demons to win a bronze at the
Rio Olympics,

24. Anirban Lahiri is the country’s highest-ranked golfer and has just burst into the international Top 50,

25. It’s all about mud-spattered two-wheel thrills as supercross and motocross rev up for

26. Star golfer Vani Kapoor has conquered the Indian women’s circuit and is getting ready to
up her game and go international,

27. Big businessmen and rich celebrities are putting their money in new sports leagues and
hoping for a rich payback,

28. Chess boxing is the brutal new sport that matches smart moves with swift blows,

29. Ace shooter Heena Sidhu has zoomed to the Number One spot in the world pistol shooting rankings after a string of superlative performances

30. P.V. Sindhu is making her mark on the international badminton circuit,

31. Rahul Dravid talks about putting cricket behind him and moving into a new phase in
his life. 

32. Sunny Leone’s turning herself into a mega-brand by smartly building on her bad girl,
porn star image, 

33. Eleven-year-old Shubham Jaglan has risen from a very humble background to become
golf’s junior world champion,

34. Piloxing is a dynamic fitness regime that is a combination of boxing, Pilates and some
fast-paced dance moves

35. Indoor rowing offers both cardio and strength training benefits and is a highly effective
workout routine,

36. Author-curator Ina Puri’s home is a beautiful blend of old inherited treasures in a
contemporary setting,

37. Archana Singh, president of Frazer and Haws, spent her childhood in a large fort and she
has crammed her home in Delhi with family heirlooms and artefacts,

38. The prima donna of Indian classical dance, Yamini Krishnamurthy’s passion for dance is reflected all across her simple yet uncluttered home

39. Designer Nida Mahmood’s home reflects her quirky sense of humour and refined taste

40. Composer Amit Trivedi is redefining Bollywood music with his edgy tunes,

41. Brothers Sajid and Farhad Samji have made amazing leaps in Bollywood, starting as
lyricists, moving to scriptwriting and now directing a Bollywood hit,

42. The changing dynamics of Bollywood are the perfect setting for newcomers to make it big,

43. There’s no mountain too high, no desert or sea too wide for these indomitable youngsters,

44. Staying close to the sea in Kerala was first a scary and then a soothing experience

45. Anupma Mishra lives the 21st century dream in Southern China

46. Singapore’s more happening than ever with new attractions on offer all the time,