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“I see Kamal Sir as my Guru. which was amazing for the beauty of the competition," Murray said after his 24th consecutive victory brought him a fifth title in his last five tournaments. He used the camera to convey his own emotions, says Anuraag Even though he had never formally trained or practised as a photographerKhannas images were often selected for various competitions The ongoing exhibition showcases black-and-white images that highlight the expressions of ordinary people that Khanna came across Vividprivatemysterioushappysadhauntingdistantecstatic or peaceful every picture tells a different story The exhibition is on at Books and BrewSector 16till April 13 For all the latest Chandigarh News download Indian Express App More Related NewsIs Virat Kohli burning the candle at both ends Cricket aficionados would tend to believe so Kapil Dev the legendary former all-rounder and World Cup winning skipper did not mince his words at a recent function in New Delhi when he wondered if the intensity displayed by Kohli — on and off the field — would last long enough for him to become an all-time great He said that he was thoroughly impressed by his aggression and passion in everything that he did In his opinion if Kohli manages not to burn himself out he would someday be regarded as the greatest batsman ever even ahead of Sachin Tendulkar and Sir Donald Bradman ‘Cheeku’ — as he is known in cricketing circles — who has just taken over as India’s skipper in all three formats of the game seems to be in sublime batting form at present Besides scoring four double hundreds in four consecutive series he has amassed more than 1200 runs in the nine Tests played so far in the 2016-17 In his six-year international career he has scored a hundred in every six visits to the crease in both Tests and One-Day Internationals In T20s he has an astounding average of 5340 Virat Kohli Illustration Austin Coutinho On the field Kohli gives off more than a hundred percent thanks to his new diet and fitness regime As a skipper he believes in leading by example — from the front — and is on the ball every delivery He has brought a new sort of aggression into Indian cricket and therefore it’s no wonder that opponents find Team India to be intimidating adversaries Brand Kohli’s estimated worth is in excess of US$ 60 million He is said to be one of the most marketable athletes in the world and endorses more than a dozen products He also owns a football team a tennis team a chain of gymnasiums all over India and of course a clothing brand To give back to society he has launched the Virat Kohli Foundation (VKF) that looks after the needs of underprivileged kids Team India’s schedule for the rest of 2017 is chock-a-block with Tests ODIs and T20 matches There’s hardly any respite for players like Kohli who play all three formats The hectic and energy sapping Indian Premier League (IPL) will follow close on the heels of the India-Australia Test series The Indians then take on Sri Lanka in three Tests five ODIs and a couple of T20s to be probably preceded by a World Test Championship in England The Champions’ League comes up in September followed by a series of ODIs and T20 matches against the Aussies The Indian team then departs for South Africa on a grueling three-month tour at the end of the year That Kohli is at present handling this demanding schedule well is apparent from the fact that he is scoring runs in a heap And he is notching up some important series wins for India as skipper too On the personal front despite being hounded by the paparazzi he has made no bones about his relationship with Bollywood star Anushka Sharma He also flits around the country fulfilling his commercial commitments and spending hours before the camera So far so good But for how long The sporting world has seen hundreds of superstars abdicating their thrones out of the blue fed up of constant media attention and pesky fans In most cases the quest for excellence and the daily grind of staying fit mentally physically and in spirit gets to them and they just can’t take it any longer Bjorn Borg who fought some epic battles with the likes of John McEnroe Jimmy Connors and a few others was an introvert and a baseline ‘retriever’ He was said to be mentally stronger than most players of that period But then one day in 1981 after his defeat to ‘Mac the Brat’ in the US Open final he just walked off the court — even before the presentation ceremony — never to return as a ‘superstar’ again Another superstar Novak Djokovic is the first man since Rod Laver to hold four Grand Slams in one year But the 12-time Grand Slam champ now looks jaded and doesn’t seem keen enough to win He lost in the third round at Wimbledon had a first round exit in the Olympics did badly in two successive Masters Series tournaments and lost to Andy Murray in the ATP World Tour finals Of course his astonishing second round exit in the Australian Open this year to a player who was ranked 117 in the world established the fact that his ‘inner game’ had hit a low One of the cricketers who fell prey to burn out in recent times was the very talented SA-born English batsman Jonathon Trott He averaged 4408 in Tests and 5125 in ODIs but during the Ashes series of 2013 decided that he just couldn’t take it anymore He made a brief comeback and then called it a day in 2015 “It was difficult for me to operate at even fifty percent of my capability I simply didn’t have the emotional and mental energy to get there” he said later Another cricketer who succumbed to stress — the media called him a ‘nut case’ — was the exceptionally brilliant batsman Marcus Trescothick He retired from international cricket in 2008 but continues to play first-class cricket in England Sports psychologists believe that the main causes of ‘burn out’ are the lack of rest too much pressure and stress and tying of sporting performances to one’s self-worth In today’s sporting world when athletes aren’t playing they are either shooting for a commercial or attending events to endorse products They hardly have the time to recharge their minds and bodies Rest for top level athletes it is said isn’t an option; it is an integral part of training Pressure is part of ‘growing up’ for an athlete But too much of it can drain him or her of the enjoyment of sport The burn out process begins where enjoyment ends When the fun factor goes out of sport the intensity and the desire goes too The athlete is then well on his/her way to being cooked Another mistake that athletes coaches and even parents make is to link sporting performances with one’s self-worth If you perform well you are a worthwhile person if you fail you are worthless Under these circumstances every time there is an event the athlete puts his/her ego at stake This is a surefire way of eroding one’s enjoyment of sport A world class athlete doesn’t burn out all of a sudden There are always tell-tale signs of its coming The earlier the athlete or his/her coach recognises these signals the better for the athlete in terms of longevity Fatigue lack of energy and low endurance are very early signs of being jaded in sports Athletes who are on course to burn out also fall ill frequently and suffer from chronic injuries These factors usually lead to loss of fun loss of meaning and difficulty in focusing leading to a loss of form and a performance slump In the final stages of burn out athletes are usually frustrated and have behavioural problems These outward problems actually mask the athlete’s inner struggles with burn out The rule of thumb for longevity in professional sport is to go slower; arrive sooner Sachin Tendulkar (1989 – 2013) and Rahul Dravid (1996 – 2012) did this so well and had long successful careers Kapil Dev (1978 – 1994) too in times when cricket was less intense played for an extended period despite conditions on the sub-continent not being pace bowler-friendly Can Virat Kohli play for another 10 years without burning himself out He can Not by cutting off his intensity or for that matter his aggression But by judiciously taking time off to rest The author is a cricket and mental toughness coach having mentored several first class cricketers including the present Mumbai Ranji captain He is also a cartoonist By: Express News Service | Mumbai | Published: February 17 2016 3:12 am The Bombay High Court Related News Maharashtra Advocate General Shreehari Aney while appearing in a matter pertaining to farmers’ suicides said if a person loses essential dignity it is not easy to live if one has even an ounce of pride “Some food management plan has to be there because if a farmer knows his wife and child have food this will stop a farmer from committing suicide” he said during a hearing at the Bombay High Court on Tuesday Amicus curiae Advocate A Kumbhakoni informed the court that 124 farmers had committed suicide in Marathwada since January of which 20 were reported from Osmanabad district alone Share This Article Related Article The High Court took suo motu cognisance of a news report which stated that as many as 32 farmers from Marathwada region had committed suicide in a span of seven days in the first week of September 2015 A week ago the court was informed that 89 farmers had committed suicide in Marathwada region in January this year “The figure is very alarming…in the last one-and-half months 124 farmers have killed themselves” said Justice Naresh Patil The Attorney General said that government officials sitting in offices in Mumbai will not understand the plight of farmers “The government fears losing the paltry sum of Rs 30000 to fraudulent claims It does not realise that no man will try to defraud the state by claiming his own life But then we cannot expect officials to understand the farmer’s plight while sitting inside air-condition offices in Mumbai” he said “A cell should be set up which should directly report to the chief minister so he comes to know what is happening” said the High Court The issue of hospitals not being supplied with water in Marathwada was also taken up “If there is an urgent surgery some system will have to be devised to take the patient to the nearest functioning hospital in such a situation” said Aney Aney further said wells would be dry by March and there should be a disaster management plan to deal with the situation The High Court suggested that the government rope in corporates to deal with the crisis The court had earlier suggested that big business houses be urged either to adopt villages or provide equipment including tractors to farmers for free The court had suggested that the government could promote collective farming as a solution Aney said while corporates could be persuaded to do that it could not be binding on them He urged the court to direct district collectors across the two regions to deploy senior officials to disburse compensation to kin of the deceased farmers in a time bound manner The bench has also directed the union government to respond on ways it can extend assistance to these farmers in the next round of hearing For all the latest Mumbai News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: Express News Service | Pune | Published: January 8 2016 5:40 am Related News LONIKAND Police has registered an offence against an unidentified truck driver after a dog chained to the bumper of the truck was dragged several kilometers and killed The incident was reported to the police after a witness on Wagholi Road in Lonikand area posted about it on Facebook Animal rights activist Manoj Oswal said “An animal lover Baibhav Nath saw a dog chained to the rear of a truck being dragged inhumanly He tried to stop the driver but could not However he managed to click some pictures” Oswal added “Nath tried to contact some animal welfare groups but got no reply He then posted about the incident on Facebook Tuesday night We saw the post and sent animal rights activist Anson Joseph to help him They took the photos to the Lonikand police station where an offence was registered The body of the dog was found seven kilometers away from the area where Nath spotted it first” Assistant sub inspector A B Thombare of Lonikand police station is investigating the case He said “Based on the photos we are now trying to locate the driver The truck’s registration number is MH-46-AF-5490 We will soon identify and arrest the driver” The offence was registered under Indian Penal Code section 429 (killing or maiming cattle or other animals) and relevant section of Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act Thombare said For all the latest Pune News download Indian Express App More Related NewsIstanbul: Turkey captain Arda Turan announced his retirement from international football on Tuesday hours after being kicked out of a training camp by coach Fatih Terim for allegedly verbally and physically abusing a journalist File image of Arda Turan AFP "I think the time has come.I am ending my career with the national team" said the 30-year-old Barcelona midfielder capped 96 times at a brief press conference in Slovenia broadcast on Turkish television Turan had been told to leave the Turkey team’s camp in Slovenia where they are preparing for a 2018 World Cup qualifier against Kosovo on Sunday the daily Hürriyet and news channel NTV earlier reported He was reported to have lambasted veteran sports journalist Bilal Mese during a flight after a 0-0 friendly draw against Macedonia in Skopje on Monday Turan was furious at articles written during Euro 2016 which claimed the Barcelona winger had a falling out with Terim over player bonuses "What kind of a country is this They allow you onto this plane F*** those who allowed you onto this plane" Turan reportedly ranted at Mese calling him "shameless" Eyewitnesses claimed Turan grabbed Mese by the throat and was about to hit him when other players intervened "Do I feel remorse No I don’t feel any remorse I am quite calm" added Turan "I really love my country I really love my flag I have always said: "If that’s what you want I will retire" Mese – a sports journalist since 1973 – has threatened to take legal action against Turan when he returns to Turkey his newspaper Milliyet said "We strongly condemn this assault" the Association of Sports Journalists of Turkey said in a statement "The fact that this assault was committed by the captain of our national side reinforces its seriousness" London: Senior off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin has been on a downward spiral in one-day cricket but India skipper Virat Kohli feels it’s unfair to be critical of him given the challenges of bowling on flat decks in the format Ashwin was taken to task by rookie Fakhar Zaman as he conceded 70 runs in 10 wicket-less overs in India’s 180-run loss to Pakistan in Champions Trophy final Sunday night India’s captain Virat Kohli looks on as Pakistan celebrate a 180-run win over their arch-rivals AP In fact he got only a single wicket in three matches that he played giving away 167 runs from 29 overs The economy rate of less than six runs per over keeping in mind the current ODI rules is not an issue But for someone who is a different beast with the red ball Ashwin is not bowling enough wicket-taking deliveries A testimony to that is a haul of only 9 wickets in his last 10 ODIs across two years Asked if Ashwin needs to revisit his plans due to poor his ODI record in recent times Kohli was ready to bat for his senior-most spinner "Every spinner has challenges on flat decks and every spinner could go for runs Especially on wickets like these where if a batsman gets going it really becomes difficult for the spinner and people are slogging across the line and getting away with it" Kohli reasoned "You can’t really do much as a spinner because you are making them play where you want to play but still they are executing those shots" Kohli tried to explain the helpless feeling that his spinner went through bowling to a marauding Zaman For the skipper it is more important for a bowler to know if he is making the batsman play according to his plans "It is not humanly possible to not concede boundaries and sixes You have to understand whether you made the batsman hit where you wanted him to hit and take a risk or you have bowled a bad ball I think that’s the only analysis a person needs to do and nothing more" the skipper elaborated further He emphatically defended his decision to play two spinners despite them going for 147 runs in 18 overs during the second Powerplay "We created a combination after the loss against Sri Lanka We didn’t want to be too predictable from there on in the tournament and two spinners together did a good job for us" "I have no regrets in playing the combination that we played today and we have stuck to the same ever since we lost to Sri Lanka So I have no feelings otherwise about the combination" Kohli stuck to his guns For the better part of the tournament the team showed composure assessed the skipper "We have shown the composure in pressure situations more often then not in this tournament but that is no guarantee that you are going to do it every time Obviously your best effort is to try and do it every time but cricket is not about doing well in every game that you play" "You will have failures and one team has to lose on the day and today was our day to lose because the opposition played much better than us" he admitted The top three batsmen failed together and no wonder the captain was disappointed "Yeah it’s always a bad feeling when you get out or the batting doesn’t work collectively and everyone feels bad about not having contributed to the team in any way "So yeah I also felt the same kind of emotions but you know you have played enough to understand that your job is done you tried your best and then you can’t control anything afterwards" Kohli lamented The losing captain however was gracious enough to applaud the performance of the Pakistan team "In the end you know you have to accept and admire sometimes the skill of the opposition as well and see that you know they also have come to win a game of cricket" "Not that we are not playing at our best; we tried our level best but we just couldn’t make things happen today But personally yes it does feel bad" he concluded Written by Aneesha Mathur | New Delhi | Published: October 21 2015 1:39 am Related News The Delhi High Court on Tuesday issued a slew of directions to the Delhi Police to ensure proper investigation into the alleged custodial death of a man in Nand Nagri The court observed that the death of Shahnawaz Chaudhary who was detained by the police after he allegedly attempted to interfere in a dispute showed the “dark reality” of custodial violence Visibly agitated after the police filed a status report — claiming that Chaudhary had been in a “drunken state” — the bench of Justice Siddharth Mridul observed in its order that the plea indicated a “horrific tale of inhuman reprehensible and condemnable conduct on behalf of the police entrusted with the task of protecting and upholding the rights of the citizens” Share This Article Related Article Continuing its strongly-worded observations the court said “One of the reasons why torture and custodial deaths are endemic in India on a large scale is that the police feel they are immune from the rigours of the law and are confident that they will not be held accountable even if the victims die in custody and even if the truth is revealed” observed the bench The observations were made on a plea filed by the Chaudhary’s wife Rabia who had sought a court-monitored probe by a special investigation team (SIT) into the incident protection for her and compensation for the “custodial death” The Delhi Police informed the court that the case had been transferred to the Crime Branch and an SIT comprising Assistant Commissioner of Police Eastern Range Inspector Rakesh Dixit and sub-inspectors Manish and Ved Prakash had been constituted The bench has now directed the SIT to “immediately secure all evidence related to the subject FIR including the CCTV camera footage from the concerned area as well as the concerned police station” The SIT has also been directed to “obtain all contemporaneous video recordings” made by people on their cellphones at the time of the incident For all the latest Delhi News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: PTI | Summit | Published: June 7 2017 8:05 pm Top News Daniel Chopra rolled back the years and qualified for his first Major Championships since 2012 with a brilliant 36-hole display to qualify for the US Open next week at Erin Hills Playing in the Sectional Qualifiers at Summit in new Jersey which had 80 players Chopra topped the field at the Canoe Brook Country Club with round of 66 (on the par 70 South Course) and a 65 (on the Par-72) North Course for a 36-hole total of 11-under 131 at the Qualifiers to earn a berth into the year’s second Major Though none of the regular Indians have qualified for the US Open this year Chopra whose father is Indian and mother Swedish and who learnt his golf in India is one of the two players with an Indian connection to make it A week earlier English player Aaron Rai whose parents are of Indian origin made it through another Sectional Qualifier in UK Chopra who won twice on PGA Tour in late 2007 and again in the Mercedes Benz Championships in early 2008 has been struggling for some years His last win was on Webcom Tour at Fresh Classic in 2011 But this year he has shown welcome sign of return to form with one Top-10 on Asian Tour and two others on Webcom Tour through which he hopes to regain his PGA Tour card for 2018 Now wearing black instead of his spiked blonde hair Chopra said “I’ve been struggling in the last couple of years with some injuries and I’m starting to feel better now” Chopra said “This (qualifier) was a nice little validation I’m on the way now” Chopra who was once ranked as high no 60 in the world in January 2008 soon after his second PGA Tour win was as low as 1662 at the end of 2016 and is now ranked 794th He was tied ninth in Myanmar on Asian Tour; tied eight in Colombia Championships and tied ninth in Louisiana Open both on WebCom Tour “My goal was to get it to 10-under After I birdied the 10th hole I told myself to get one more an insurance birdie in case something happens I made that one and then one more so it was a bit cruisy coming in It was nice playing the last few holes pretty safe” he said On his recent form he added “Even though I made the cut and did not play that well last week I still felt really confident” For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Top News he said, is this single emotion.10 in 2009-10,Dr Kiran T Kharat,Jolly LLB 2 box office collection day 12: Akshay Kumar film hits century, These rose inexorably.

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