New Delhi’s Tihar Jail – that houses twice the number of inmates than its capacity – set a record of sorts on January 27 when almost 150 inmates were selected by various companies in a campus placement drive. Three of them were also offered an annual package of Rs 3,60,000. It was part of the...
Korea and Japan met again in the 2011 Asian Cup semi-finals in Qatar. Korea lost by 0-3 on penalties after a hard fought 2-2 draw after extra-time. After each scoring one goal in normal time, they went to extra-time only to tie 2-2. Even to non-football fans, this match was extremely hard to ignore. A...
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