The Telegraph
| Sunday, November 9, 2014 |

7 days

The importance of being Sania

At 27, Sania Mirza, who won the women's doubles WTA Championships Final in Singapore last month, is continuing to script history in Indian women's tennis. Manjula Sen meets the tennis icon with a killer forehand and a cool fashion sense who believes she can be World No. 1 in doubles

The gated entrance to Sania Mirza's house in Hyderabad's Filmnagar is unremarkable. Inside, a BMW and an E series Merc are crammed into the short driveway which leads into the multi-storeyed interiors, and a filigreed balcony overlooking a hill.... | Read»


Belly fat? You may die

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease has become a national epidemic, warn Prasun Chaudhuri and T.V. Jayan

''But doctor, how come I got cancer?" asked Arun P. He had had sudden abdominal pain, jaundice and a lump in the liver. The diagnosis? Hepatocellular carcinoma. | Read»


Whose Nehru is it anyway?

Is the NDA government at once appropriating and diminishing Jawaharlal Nehru's legacy? V. Kumara Swamy probes the question in the light of the to-do over celebrations of the 125th birth anniversary of India's first Prime Minister

Days after celebrating his 60th birthday in 1949, Jawaharlal Nehru wrote in the "Children's Number" of the magazine?Shankar's Weekly: "Grownups have a strange way of putting themselves in... | Read»


Big book from the Little Master

Sachin Tendulkar's autobiography, Playing It My Way, has some refreshing anecdotes from his long and illustrious playing career. Amit Roy assesses the book and wonders whether it captures the magic of the sports legend

As cricket books go, Sachin Tendulkar's "autobiography", Playing It My Way (there are echoes here of the Frank Sinatra song, I did it my way), is exceptionally dull. Not all of it, to be sure, for... | Read»