‘There is so much skill here ... hope I can be a role model’ Sim Bhullar during a promotional tour in Mumbai. Photograph: PTI Sim Bhullar knows it is going to be a tall order but the first NBA player of Indian descent believes that, like Yao Ming in China, he can trigger basketball frenzy in the country his parents left before he was born. Former Houston Rockets center Yao, an eight-time All-Star, triggered NBA-mania in China after being selected first overall in the 2002 draft and ... Rediff.com, 2 months ago
Politicians, actors and eminent jurists have written a petition to the President to waive off the 1993 Mumbai blasts convict’s execution, saying it ‘would degrade us all’. Leaders of various parties including Bharatiya Janata Party MP Shatrughan Sinha and its expelled MP Ram Jethmalani, eminent jurists and persons from different walks of life on Sunday submitted a fresh petition to President Pranab Mukherjee requesting him to waive off the death sentence of Mumbai blasts ...Rediff.com, 5 days ago
Satnam Singh at the NBA Draft on Thursday. Photograph: NBA India/Facebook Nineteen-year-old Satnam Singh Bhamara was termed “the international man of mystery” by NBA franchise Boston Celtics's director of player personnel, Austin Ainge, when asked about the basketball prodigy from India. Following his historic draft into Dallas Mavericks for the 2015 NBA season, the mystery of Satnam will hopefully be unraveled in the upcoming season. The 7 feet 2 inches-tall center became the ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago India-born Satnam Singh makes NBA history Rediff.com, 1 month ago
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