Nimish Dubey


Nimish is a freelance writer based in New Delhi. He writes about technology, books, sports and everything else

Arsene Wenger at Arsenal: 21 years, 21 things you might not know
Fri, Apr 20, 2018

Arsene Wenger is the only manager to have gone through an EPL campaign without a single defeat.

Facebook’s data leaks fiasco reveals benefits of Apple’s walled garden
Fri, Mar 23, 2018

Facebook Cambridge Analytica data row: The importance of privacy in a world moving to the cloud is growing and perhaps Apple's approach on the subject has been one of the best.

Facebook-Cambridge Analytica data leaks: Delete Facebook… and go where?
Fri, Mar 23, 2018

Facebook-Cambridge Analytica data leaks: Do not #DeleteFacebook. Not yet. It might have its frailties, but it is currently like a shark in a sea of social network mediocrity. It is massive and has no real alternatives.

Gone in less than four minutes: The Legend of Sir Roger Bannister
Mon, Mar 05, 2018

Sir Roger Bannister may not have an Olympic or World Championship medal to his name but he has done what many considered physically impossible before him - break the four minute barrier for the mile.

Remembering Steve Jobs, and the vanishing art of thinking different
Sun, Feb 25, 2018

It was Steve Jobs who showed us the simple fact that technology could be both interesting and accessible. And hey, fun to follow

Cricket’s most dangerous eighty minutes
Sat, Jan 27, 2018

A dangerous pitch, the fastest bowlers in the world, and a 45-year-old who did not know the meaning of fear!

Songs of Experience music review: U2 are still Rock and Roll!
Tue, Dec 12, 2017

Notwithstanding its frequent changes of tempo, U2's Songs of Experience is not the work of an ageing band meandering in music, dodging mortality (no matter what Bono says).

Handsome he was, but there was much more to Shashi Kapoor
Sat, Dec 09, 2017

Shashi Kapoor did try his hand at a few macho rules, but he for the most part remained the slightly dreamy Prince Charming rather than a swashbuckling pirate figure.

As Delhi Chokes, Do NOT Head for the Hills
Wed, Nov 08, 2017

When the relatively inaccessible Mount Everest is a rubbish dump, what chance do smaller hill stations have?

We wished Siri a Happy Diwali…and you won’t believe what she said
Fri, Oct 20, 2017

She may struggle with the odd Indian term, but Apple's Siri is becoming more Indian with every passing day.

Batman Day: 15 things you might not know about the Caped Crusader and his universe
Sat, Sep 23, 2017

Batman made his first appearance in May 1939, in issue 27 of Detective Comics (DC). The drawings were by Bob Kane while the writing was credited to Bill Finger. Incidentally, his story occupied a mere six pages of the 64 in the magazine.

‘Farewell, my dear old thing!’ Henry Blofeld says goodbye
Mon, Sep 11, 2017

Henry Calthorpe Blofeld, after being an integral part of BBC's legendary Test Match Special commentary team for more than forty years, finally called it day after the third Test between England and West Indies.

19 Grand Slams, 19 things you might not know about Roger Federer
Mon, Jul 17, 2017

Guess what the tournament organisers at the Swiss Open at Gstaad gave Roger Federer after he had won his first Wimbledon title waaaay back in 2003? A cow. More rare Roger Federer facts.

20 years of Harry Potter: 20 facts from the world of Harry Potter you probably did not know before
Tue, Jun 27, 2017

Harry Potter completes 20 years this year and over the years the series have become a classic. It has inspired several fan theories and parodies, and it is one lone woman - JK Rowling who is responsible for all the fan fare. There are several unknown facts about the series which readers don't know.

Adam West, the Bright Knight sets!
Sun, Jun 11, 2017

He was somehow more like a James Bond in a bat costume - serious about his work but not at the cost of his sense of humour and essential humanity.

Roger Moore’s ten best scenes as 007
Thu, May 25, 2017

Here is a list of the top ten scenes of Roger Moore while he portrayed the role James Bond, the English spy.

Roger Moore: The Most British James Bond of them all
Thu, May 25, 2017

Why there is no James Bond like Roger Moore...

Morse Code: Fifteen memorable quotes from Colin Dexter
Wed, Mar 22, 2017

What better way to pay tribute to Morse’s creator than by recalling some of the greatest quotes from the books and TV series that featured Dexter’s delightfully defective detective!

Not just ‘Shape of You’, here are 7 music videos inspired by boxing that you must watch
Mon, Mar 06, 2017

It is certainly not the first time that music has turned to boxing to add some visual appeal to it.

Ed Sheeran’s Divide music review: Delightful and not at all divisive
Sun, Mar 05, 2017

Ed Sheeran's Divide music review: If you are an Ed Sheeran fan, this album will for the most part be right up your alley for it generally sticks to the straight, narrow, generally amiably sweet road that the Englishman chooses to follow.