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Mihir speaks up for Indian women’s cricket

Mihir was one of the speakers at The Indian Forum on British Media’s event on 18th October at the House of Commons:  Indian Women’s Cricket–Past/Present/Future hosted by Mr. Virendra Sharma, MP. See his contribution to Indian women’s cricket – past/present/future             

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Researching great Indian cricketers

Mihir has just returned from a literary festival in India. While there he took the opportunity to do some research for his next book on Indian cricket.  He travelled to Najafgarh, just outside Delhi to meet Amar Nath Sharma, Virender Sehwag’s coach. These are pictures taken at his coaching centre where Sehwag learnt the game.

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An unlikely Prince of Spies

Times Literary Supplement

Navtej Sarna

Spies, by definition, live in a world of grey, but the life of Bhagat Ram Talwar, alias Silver, seems to have been exceptionally shadowy. Born a Hindu Pathan in the North-West Frontier Province of undivided India, of nondescript appearance, armed with broken English but with a limitless talent for deception, Silver ranks with Garbo (Allies), Sorge (Soviet Union) and Cicero (Nazi Germany) in the pantheon of the great spies of the Second World War.

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Just published

From Midnight to Glorious Morning? India since Independence

Mihir Bose, born just seven months before India won its freedom, spent much of his life watching as India anxiously awaited news of how much aid it was to receive from the West.  Now India is one of the largest exporters of food in the world, sends space probes to Mars and is a rapidly emerging global power.

How did a country that many doubted would survive at birth transform into a nation capable of rivalling China and challenging the West?  Bose recognises that there is much to celebrate in India’s short history of independence.  Yet, as this personal and trenchant book show, there is still a long way to go before the dawn of that hoped-for bright morning.

 

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