Marcus Willis: Britain’s Got Talent

Marcus Willis a very colorful handsome dude has come out as a silver lining amid the chaos in Britain. Marcus story has all hallmarks of a spectacular feel good movie. Marcus born with an exuberant humor made a fairly tale turnaround when he won his first round watch against a person ranked in 700 places above him. This story is a page turner for people who want to read about glorious events around the world. He described his loss against Roger Federer in the second round when he took 7 games of Federer ” I have earned  a beer, I think” highlights his wit in his evergreen modesty. Marcus plays the good old serve and volley style of tennis…Highlights of his game with Roger Federer with inset his girlfriend cheering him on.

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Brexit: Cataclysmic Roar

BrexitLast week I woke up to a Cataclysmic Roar which reverberated across the globe. Well its not Katy Perry’s Roar but after effects of Brexit, name given to the referendum in UK to decide the future of UK within EU. It wiped more than $3 tr from stock market and brought in evermore uncertainty to the world. I was myself shocked that majority of people would vote to exit European Union considering it did not make Political, Economic or Humanitarian sense. I had planned to write a detailed report but with so much of information freely available on internet and almost a universal consensus among Economists and leading intellectuals, it does not make sense to research for another one but a brief look at some concerns highlighted in the referendum. Pic source: http://wccftech.com/ Continue reading Brexit: Cataclysmic Roar

Omar Mateen, lone-wolf terrorist: Brookings Pls Read

This is a very insightful article on Orlando killings by Daniel Byman published in Brookings. Daniel is an expert on counterterrorism and Middle East security. Brookings Institution is a nonprofit public policy organization based in Washington, DC. 

http://www.brookings.edu/blogs/markaz/posts/2016/06/13-orlando-attacks-isis-byman?utm_campaign=Brookings+Brief&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=30553084&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-99FqA2HYzADPPGhF6YlXtSQqWJmzbAyqpcU9kDQol2nPikj1KegzGqC8KMe43fwYNyzksgpTzSp7i-g3inrseNhwLGow&_hsmi=30553084

 

Indian Equities: Another Home Run for the Dude and Ridham Desai

I had predicted sometime back that India will go through a bull run in equities considering a time horizon of 3 years but there would be high volatility in the markets. At that point things were not looking very positive for equities in India. Refer to archives here.

Read interview of Ridham Desai, a leading expert on India.

Market in a bull run; equity not for faint-hearted: Ridham Desai

Read more at: http://www.moneycontrol.com/news/market-outlook/marketa-bull-run-equity-not-for-faint-heated-ridham-desai_6801921.html?utm_source=ref_article

One for Gareth, Rehabilitation and UK Prison

Considering the theme of Knowledge, recently Gareth a prisoner in HMP Grendon (also known as therapeutic prison)United Kingdom made news by ranking first in the prestigious Cambridge University in a Masters Program in Criminology. This is great news in terms of not only achievement on part of Gareth but also in rehabilitating prisoners. Not sure why Gareth was imprisoned but he described the educational experience in Cambridge University as “transformational”.  Continue reading One for Gareth, Rehabilitation and UK Prison

Bigger Stronger Faster…Insightful perspective and documentary….

downloadBigger Stronger Faster is one of the most informative and insightful documentaries on use of anabolic steroids in sports especially in America.  The documentary made by Bell, who himself has been a veteran in bodybuilding industry, analysis both positive and negative impact of performance enhancing drugs not only in sports but also in other activities. Continue reading Bigger Stronger Faster…Insightful perspective and documentary….