Sachin Tendulkar Playing It My Way
The greatest run-scorer in the history of cricket, sachin tendulkar retired in 2013 after an astonishing 24 years at the top. The most celebrated indian cricketer of all time, he received the bharat ratna award – india’s highest civilian honour – on the day of his retirement. Now sachin tendulkar tells his own remarkable story – from his first test cap at the age of 16 to his 100th international century and the emotional final farewell that brought his country to a standstill.
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In 1942, with the nazis occupying holland, a thirteen-year-old jewish girl and her family fled their home in amsterdam and went into hiding. For the next two years, until their whereabouts were betrayed to the gestapo, the franks and another family lived cloistered in the “secret annexe” of an old office building. Cut off from the outside world, they faced hunger, boredom, the constant cruelties of living in confined quarters, and the ever-present threat of discovery and death.
දේශයත්, ජාතියත් රැකගැන්ම උදෙසා සිය දිවි දෙවෙනිකොට යටත් විජිත ආක්රමණ හමුවේ නැගී සිටි අභීත වීරයන් සත් දෙනෙකුගේ ජීවන වෘත්තාන්තයන් හි ශූර වීර, රසාලිප්ත තොරතුරු රැසක් මෙහි අන්තර්ගත වේ.BUY EBOOK VERSION
When the taliban took control of the swat valley, one girl fought for her right to an education. On tuesday, 9 october 2012, she almost paid the ultimate price when she was shot in the head at point-blank range. Malala yousafzai’s extraordinary journey has taken her from a remote valley in northern pakistan to the halls of the united nations. She has become a global symbol of peaceful protest and is the youngest ever winner of the nobel peace prize. I am malala will make you believe in the power of one person’s voice to inspire change in the world.
A promised land is extraordinarily intimate and introspective – the story of one man’s bet with history, the faith of a community organizer tested on the world stage. Obama is candid about the balancing act of running for office as a black american, bearing the expectations of a generation buoyed by messages of “hope and change”, and meeting the moral challenges of high-stakes decision-making.
A prominent viennese psychiatrist before the war, viktor frankl was uniquely able to observe the way that both he and others in auschwitz coped (or didn’t) with the experience. He noticed that it was the men who comforted others and who gave away their last piece of bread who survived the longest – and who offered proof that everything can be taken away from us except the ability to choose our attitude in any given set of circumstances
වීර මද්දුම බණ්ඩාර කතා පුවත ලාංකීය ඉතිහාසය තුළ ස්වර්ණමය අක්ෂරයෙන් සටහන් වූවති. රජ අණින් මරණට නියම වූ විට කඳුළු සළන, බියවෙන බොහෝ දෙනෙත් අභියස මේ කුඩා දරුවා බිඳවකුදු නොසැලෙයි. මේ ඒ වීරයාගේ කතාවයි.
Born to survivalists in the mountains of idaho, tara westover was seventeen the first time she set foot in a classroom. Her family was so isolated from mainstream society that there was no one to ensure the children received an education, and no one to intervene when one of tara’s older brothers became violent. When another brother got himself into college, tara decided to try a new kind of life. Her quest for knowledge transformed her, taking her over oceans and across continents, to harvard and to cambridge university. Only then would she wonder if she’d traveled too far, if there was still a way home.