Thursday, September 29, 2011

BMW F10 M5

The car that has been highly anticipated not only among its fans but all car-enthusiasts for more than two years, the car that has set new precedents for its competitors, is finally out - the all-new BMW F10 M5.

Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Lesson for Pakistani 'Free' Media

US military and media go hand-in-hand

While there are risks inherent to going down a more punitive path with Pakistan, the recent information on ISI links to the attack in the US Embassy leaves the US with no other option,” says Lisa Curtis, a South Asia expert at the Heritage Foundation in Washington.

Friday, September 23, 2011

The Surgeon

The Surgeon! I didn't have the vaguest of idea of what it could mean, in terms of a crime thriller. I was looking for this novel since a long time and having read it now, I must say Tess Gerritsen has done a fantastic job as a medical-cum-crime thriller writer.

Monday, September 19, 2011

England vs India - NatWest Series 2011

Par for the course - another Indian player falls

The World Champions of 2011 have slumped to fifth position in one day ranking following their win-less stint in the limited-over leg of the tour. This is in itself worth making headlines for the team that ascended to the top of the world when Mahendre Singh Dhoni, captain of Team India, lifted the most coveted trophy in cricket - World Cup trophy. It was 2nd April, 2011, when along with the entire nation of 1 billion, Team India celebrated the day of lifting the trophy that had eluded them for 28 years. The cruel part is that, after nearly 6 months, it seems as if that day never existed.

Sunday, September 11, 2011

10 Years of Death and Drama

We've heard these all-too-familiar lines from the Presidents of US about the courage shown by the US military and intelligence officials and the never-die attitude of the Americans in the face (frankly, idiotic) threats over the last 10 years, since the first anniversary of September 11, 2001 attacks. Unsurprisingly, on the eve of 11th September, this is what President Barack Obama has to say, again:

“Thanks to the tireless efforts of our military personnel and our intelligence, law enforcement and homeland security professionals, there should be no doubt: today, America is stronger and Al Qaeda is on the path to defeat”

Tuesday, September 6, 2011

The Girl Who Played With Fire - Stieg Larsson

International Edition Book Cover

The second part of Stieg Larsson’s international best seller Millennium Trilogy is all it could be expected of. It’s a mystery thriller that takes a turn on crime suspense while enveloping the story with secret agencies and sex trafficking. The Girl Who Played with Fire is the pinnacle of Larsson’s posthumous master piece trilogy thriller.