I do not react on the ground: Sachin Tendulkar

first_imgSachin Tendulkar is not known for showing his temper or angry reactions on the cricket field, but at home he is a different person.Many a time, his mother and wife are at the receiving end of his occasional outbursts, the batting maestro himself revealed at a function in Mumbai on Sunday evening.Speaking after releasing a collection of poems penned by his brother Nitin and a CD containing Marathi poems written by his father late Ramesh Tendulkar, the champion batsman said sometimes he does get angry on the field.”But you have to control your temper on the ground as you are representing India. Sometimes I take out frustration in the dressing room. Many times there are situations when decisions go against you and the match is lost. It has happened many times, but I don’t need to take the name of umpires,” the 37-year-old veteran of 177 Tests said.Asked whether he fears his mother or wife’s temper, the master blaster said actually they fear his anger.”I don’t react on the ground. But I give vent to my feeling at home.”Tendulkar, who at times became emotional, recalled his formative years in Shardasram School at Dadar and thanked his aunt and uncle with whom he stayed for a few years.”I would stay with my aunt and uncle at Shivaji Park when I was in VIII standard as otherwise I had to change two buses in the morning to reach the school from my residence at Bandra. Going to school and practicing cricket was tiring.”I used to get exhausted sometimes and sleep without taking food. I will never forget what they did for me. They fed me while I felt sleepy and also massaged my feet. I take this opportunity to thank them,” he said in an emotionally-choked voice.Responding to reports about his proposed sortie in Sukhoi as mooted by Indian Air Force, Tendulkar said it would be a great honour to fly in the fighter jet.”I have a passion for speed. In 1996, I sat in a fighter plane in South Africa. I will definitely fly in Sukhoi. It would be an honour,” he said.Asked whether he felt like writing poem while watching stylish batsmen V V S Laxman and Brian Lara in action, Tendulkar said, “I think their batting is poetry in motion itself. You just sit back and enjoy. But the most important thing I want to say is that I am son of a poet and also brother of a poet.”advertisement- With PTI inputslast_img read more

IPL probe: ED issues summons to Ravi Shastri

first_imgSpeeding up its probe into the finances of Indian Premier League, the Indian Enforcement Directorate has summoned former Indian cricket captain Ravi Shastri for questioning in connection with the alleged financial irregularities in the IPL.Former Indian Captain Ravi Shastri Shastri, who is out of the country currently, has been asked to help the ED in answering certain questions related to the Twenty20 league as he was on the IPL Governing Council, sources involved in the investigation said.Shastri has been called to be present at the ED’s office here next week to speed up the probe into the case.The ED is also probing the role of ex-IPL Commissioner Lalit Modi, who is currently in London, for alleged contraventions of foreign exchange rules.The ED is investigating into the alleged violations under the Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA) against various IPL franchises and foreign exchange and remittance related offences and connected issues concerning both the IPL and the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI).With inputs from PTIlast_img read more

Tough task for second string of Indian men’s tennis team

first_imgSania Mirza will join the team for the individual competition.With the cream of Indian men’s tennis choosing to skip the Asian Games citing professional commitments, medal prospects need to be discussed with a pinch of salt. The second-string team is likely to find it tough against quality opposition from some of the best in the continent when the team events begin on Saturday.This is not the first time tennis players have played truant. Even at Guangzhou 2010, Leander Paes, Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna had opted out.Whether it was indifference to the Asian Games or the attraction of money and ranking points on the professional circuit, the absence of the stalwarts turned out to be a blessing in disguise.Somdev Devvarman and Sania Mirza spearheaded a memorable campaign in the Chinese city and returned with an unexpected haul of five medals, including two gold. Sania is a much different player now than what she was four years ago. She has given up singles and made a mark as a doubles specialist. But she has not hit a single ball with her prospective women’s doubles and mixed doubles partners she will pair up with at the Asian Games.If anyone needs to be blamed for the current state and how the senior pros have behaved, it is the All India Tennis Association.Each time it comes to the Olympics, we have heard a lot from the federation about pride in playing for the country. The Asian Games tennis competition may not be as prestigious as the Olympics, but it is a major event for the continent.advertisementIf one looks back at the 1998 Asiad in Bangkok, the 2002 edition in Busan and Doha 2006, the presence of Leander and Mahesh did lend charm to the competition. But what remains etched in memory is the duo’s spat in front of the cameras after winning the gold in Doha!For the likes of Yuki Bhambri and Saketh Myneni, this is a great opportunity to emulate what Vishnu Vardhan did in Guangzhou. Relatively unknown before the Games, Vardhan reached the podium when he partnered Sania for a silver in the mixed doubles.This time too, the lady from Hyderabad will be key.last_img read more

$300,000 Provided To Furnish Two Homes Under Indigent Project

first_imgStory Highlights The two studio units, which consist of a bedroom, bathroom and a kitchen area, were constructed in the communities of Lime Hall and Beecher Town at a cost of $1.8 million each. Local Government and Community Development Minister, the Hon. Desmond Mckenzie, says $300, 000 has been provided to furnish two houses in St. Ann that have been constructed under the Indigent Housing Project. Speaking at the St. Ann Municipal Corporation’s annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony at Lawrence Park, St. Ann’s Bay, on Friday (December 14), Minister McKenzie says the provision “will ensure that persons, who are benefiting from these two units will not just have a roof over their heads but will have a bed, a stove, a refrigerator.” Local Government and Community Development Minister, the Hon. Desmond Mckenzie, says $300, 000 has been provided to furnish two houses in St. Ann that have been constructed under the Indigent Housing Project.The two studio units, which consist of a bedroom, bathroom and a kitchen area, were constructed in the communities of Lime Hall and Beecher Town at a cost of $1.8 million each.Speaking at the St. Ann Municipal Corporation’s annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony at Lawrence Park, St. Ann’s Bay, on Friday (December 14), Minister McKenzie says the provision “will ensure that persons, who are benefiting from these two units will not just have a roof over their heads but will have a bed, a stove, a refrigerator.”Six houses have been constructed under the Indigent Housing Project, with construction to begin on four more in January 2019.In the meantime, Minister McKenzie is urging Jamaicans to place special emphasis on assisting those in need during the Christmas season.“Christmas is a time of giving, it is a time that we express love. It is a time that you should go beyond the norm to extend the privilege that we have that many will never have,” he said.For his part, Mayor of St. Ann’s Bay and Chairman of the St. Ann Municipal Corporation, Councillor Michael Belnavis urged the residents to ensure that the true meaning of Christmas is highlighted as they celebrate the season.“It’s not all those fancy lights and the Christmas cake and the sorrel. That is the celebration of it. It is the Lord Christ Jesus being born. We are celebrating that event because He saved our lives,” he noted.Scores of residents turned out to participate in the annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony, which was organised by the Civil Affairs and Community Relations Committee of the St. Ann Municipal Corporation.The ceremony featured the singing of carols and performances from various high school students as well as local entertainers.last_img read more

PHOTOS Scenes From The Wilmington Farmers Market

first_img Hannah’s Herbals Beads By Barbara Purple Carrot Bread Children’s Craft Table Polish Prince Pierogi WILMINGTON, MA — The Wilmington Farmers Market held its second ever Winter Market on Sunday, December 2 at the Wilmington United Methodist Church (87 Church Street). Below are some scenes from the Market. Click on each image for a larger view. Bee Balm Co. Sweet Lydia’s Susan Anton LMT Wilmington Figure Skating Club Like Wilmington Apple on Facebook. Follow Wilmington Apple on Twitter. Follow Wilmington Apple on Instagram. Subscribe to Wilmington Apple’s daily email newsletter HERE. Got a comment, question, photo, press release, or news tip? Email wilmingtonapple@gmail.com.Thank You To Our Sponsor:Share this:TwitterFacebookLike this:Like Loading… RelatedPHOTOS: Scenes From The Wilmington Farmers MarketIn “Photo of the Day”SAVE THE DATE: Wilmington Methodist Church’s Annual Harvest & Holly Fair Set For October 26In “Community”What To Expect At The Wilmington Farmers Market On September 1In “Community” Juicebox Diva Arrowhead Farm Rustic Life Farm Soap Seafood Expresslast_img read more

NOW HIRING 50 New Job Openings In Wilmington Week of June 23 2019

first_imgWILMINGTON, MA — Below are job listings previously published on Wilmington Apple during the week of June 23, 2019:Full-Time Mathematics Teacher at Wilmington High SchoolFull-Time Member Onboarding Coordinator at AmetrosFull-Time Member Care Specialist at AmetrosFull-Time Rx Authorization Specialist at AmetrosFull-Time Durable Medical Equipment Specialist at AmetrosFull-Time Scenic Painter at Art of the EventPart-Time Nanny For Wilmington ChildFull-Time Shirt Presser at Anton’s CleanersPart-Time Scale House Operator at Lynch Materials Inc.Part-Time Sunday Deliver Driver at OptimaFull-Time Receptionist at CareOneFull-Time Warehouse Driver at Harrington Industrial PlasticsFull-Time Production Support Coordinator at Charles River LabsFull-Time & Part-Time Cashier at Cumberland FarmsFull-Time Assistant Site Manager at Packer Sanitation ServicesFull-Time Site Manager at Packer Sanitation ServicesFull-Time Branch Manager (Tier 2) at Citizens BankPart-Time Guest Advocate TargetFull-Time Reset Specialist at Pepsi Co.Part-Time Officer Administrator at ChemGenesFull-Time Planning & Logistics Specialist at DSMFull-Time Personal Insurance Assistant Account Manager at HUB InternationalFull-Time Helper/Laborer at Enduro Construction Co.Full-Time Professional Auto Detailer at Final Finish Collision CentersFull-Time & Part-Time Sales Associates at Nouria EnergyPart-Time Babysitter For 2 Wilmington ChildrenFull-Time Supervisor (Quality Assurance) at Spectra Medical DevicesFull-Time Senior Principal Electrical Engineer at MKS InstrumentsPart-Time General Laborer at Pepsi Co.Full-Time SVP of Operations at AmetrosFull-Time Educational Assistant (STAGES Program) at North Intermediate SchoolFull-Time Carpet Cleaning Technician at New England Carpet MasterFull-Time Systems Analyst at Analog DevicesFull-Time Maintenance Trainer at SymboticPart-Tme Merchandiser at Red BullFull-Time Laborer at Packer Sanitation ServicesFull-Time Business Unit Controller at MKS InstrumentsFull-Time & Part-Time Cashier/Customer Service at K1 SpeedFull-Time Drain Cleaner at Drains By JamesFull-Time Heavy-Highway Construction Operators & Laborers at Swank Construction CompanyFull-Time Client Services Representative at AllOne Health GroupFull-TIme Technical Analyst at SOVOS ComplianceFull-Time Sales Trainee at Red BullFull-Time Calibration II at TranscatPart-Time/Full-Time Food & Beverage Team Leader at TargetFull-Time Residential Life Coach (Overnight) at NuPathFull-Time Calibration Laboratory Manager at TranscatFull-Time Service Desk Technician at SymboticFull-Time Software Engineer at SymboticFull-Time CNC/LATHE Programmer at Scully Signal Co.(NOTE: Wilmington businesses — Feel free to send me your job postings at wilmingtonapple@gmail.com.)Like Wilmington Apple on Facebook. Follow Wilmington Apple on Twitter. Follow Wilmington Apple on Instagram. Subscribe to Wilmington Apple’s daily email newsletter HERE. Got a comment, question, photo, press release, or news tip? Email wilmingtonapple@gmail.com.Share this:TwitterFacebookLike this:Like Loading… RelatedNOW HIRING: 50 New Job Openings In Wilmington (Week of August 18, 2019)In “Business”NOW HIRING: 60 New Job Openings In Wilmington (Week of July 14, 2019)In “Business”NOW HIRING: 60 New Job Openings In Wilmington (Week of July 28, 2019)In “Business”last_img read more

41yearold man hangs himself at his residence

first_imgKolkata: A 41-year-old man committed suicide by hanging himself inside his house at Salt lake EE Block on Thursday morning. Police came to know that the victim Samanway Bhowmick was an LIC agent. The 41-year-old man used to stay alone in the house. Someone known to the victim went to the house and found the man hanging from the ceiling. He informed the matter to other neighbours in the area, who contacted the police. Police went and sent the body for an autopsy. They have initiated a probe in this connection and came to know that the victim had set the volume of his TV ti highest so that no one could hear even if he cries for help. Though police are yet to ascertain the exact reason, investigating officers suspect that financial trouble could be the reason for which he committed suicide.last_img read more