Gold winner Vijay’s village rejoices


MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA – MARCH 19: Pemba Tamang and Vijay Kumar of India pose prior to receiving their Gold medals for the Men’s 25m Rapid Fire Pistol Pairs Final at the Melbourne International Shooting Club during day Four of the Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games March 19, 2006 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images)

Flying Kingdom


Gliding becomes Himachal’s favourite sport—and cottage industry. Almost every village seems to want a piece of the sky SANJAY VERSAIN BILLING, HIMACHAL PRADESH THERE’S…