How Saina Nehwal scaled to the Number 1 spot

How Saina Nehwal scaled to the Number 1 spot

Her hunger for training, mental strength and work ethics have led Nehwal to the No 1 ranking. The way she is going, she will end up winning everything there is to win, writes Sanjay Sharma

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  • 'The Gunman' - Movie review

    'The Gunman' - Movie review

    'The Gunman' is a snooze inducing and derivative drama-thriller that makes 'Run All Night' seem like a classic. Despite being set in locales like Africa and Europe, it feels incredibly bland. There's nothing as such in the film that's commendable, save for Sean Penn's physique at his age

  • 'Run All Night' - Movie review

    'Run All Night' - Movie review

    Not improving on any level is the newest Liam Neeson movie 'Run All Night' that simply takes every single element from his recent action films and recycles them for you. 'Run All Night' is exactly like recent Neeson films in theme, style, plotting and narrative, even the title of the film seems to place it in a particular category

  • 'Hunterrr' - Movie review

    'Hunterrr' - Movie review

    There is a subtle difference between a pure, unbridled take on the 'taboo' topic of sex and a tacky one that tries too hard. Unfortunately, though Harshavardhan Kulkarni's 'Hunterrr' shows a lot of promise, it veers more towards the latter

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'I feel guilty about my mother's death...'

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Even if your schedule does not permit it, your health may demand that you take some time off to recharge your batteries. You will enjoy the evening with your family.Read More



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You may have noticed that when you become too emotional, you manage to garner a lot of sympathy, but today it is going to prove to be a hindrance, so avoid it.Read More



Your self-confidence shall soar so high today that nothing will seem impossible to you. You shall also be firm in your decisions, and will not let anyone influence you.Read More



Putting your professional life on the back-burner for the day, you shall occupy yourself with personal affairs. It is time to solve all prickly problems.Read More



The stars are in your favour today, and you shall taste success in whatever you do. You may develop an artistic bent. Matters under litigation will turn in your favour.Read More



After a day in which you shall put your heart and soul in your work, you may expect to enjoy the evening entertaining yourself in the company of your close friends.Read More



With competition getting tougher, you may take it for granted that there shall be many challenges. However, you are made of stern stuff, and shall be able to cope.Read More



You shall feel bored because nothing exciting may be happening in your life. However, this is not a negative sign; it quite possibly is the lull before the storm.Read More



Your path may be fraught with dangers today, but you shall have the innate courage to confidently overcome all sorts of dangers and hurdles.Read More



Your personal life shall be smooth, but on the professional front, you may need to muster all your courage and ask for an increment which you so richly deserve.Read More