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From Rediff Archives: The strange case of Yakub Memon

1993 Mumbai blasts convict Yakub Memon is set to be hanged after his final petition was rejected by the Supreme Court on Tuesday. Back in 2007,'s Sheela Bhatt had profiled Yakub after he......

From Rediff Archives: The strange case of Yakub Memon

Reports suggest that the 1993 Mumbai blasts accused Yakub Abdul Razak Memon, the sole death row convict in the serial blasts case in which around 257 people lost their lives, may be hanged on July......

From Rediff archives: Netaji did not die in air crash, says web site

As two recently declassified Intelligence Bureau reveal that the Jawaharlal Nehru government had spied on the family of Subhas Chandra Bose for nearly two decades, one of India's political......

Rediff Archives: 'When a problem arises, become the captain of the problem and defeat it!'

  Once, during his Presidency, President A P J Abdul Kalam received a letter from a student shocked with his class 12th mark-sheet. He had secured 10 per cent in Maths and Physics, whereas......

In PHOTOS: INS Sindhurakshak in its FULL GLORY

India lost its frontline submarine on Wednesday in a blaze. presents some magnificent archival images of the vessel. Indian Navy submarine INS Sindhurakshak submerged on Wednesday after......

7 Indians feature in Forbes Asia's Heroes of Philanthropy list

  Image: Sunny Varkey. Photograph: Rediff Archives Seven Indians feature in Forbes Asia's ninth Heroes of Philanthropy list, highlighting most noteworthy contributions to philanthropy from......

Govt action against Sun Group is legally untenable'

Image: Dayanidhi Maran with his brother Kalanithi. Photograph: Rediff Archives Pressure is mounting on media tycoon Kalanithi Maran’s Sun Group. Following media reports that the security......

Traditional retail staffers rush to join online bandwagon

Image: A shopping mall. Photograph: Rediff Archives Calvin Klein India Chief Executive Rishi Vasudev is joining e-commerce major Flipkart next week, after spending more than 15 years in the......

Inventories of Vadra's realty firm zoom 10 times in 3 years

Image: Robert Vadra. Photograph: Rediff Archives The real estate inventories of Robert Vadra firm Sky Light Realty zoomed nearly 10 times in three years since it previously filed the balance......

Auto companies post mixed results

Maruti Celerio. Photograph: Rediff Archives Maruti Suzuki India on Monday reported 26.9 per cent increase in its total sales in August at 1,10,776 units as against 87,323 units in the same month......

Meet the Bigg Boss 9 contestants

Will these names be a part of the Bigg Boss 9 line-up?   The ninth season of Bigg Boss is all set to kickstart on your television screens, with a whole new set of contestants.  ......

Birthday Special: Kareena's MOST fashionable ramp avatars!

Happy 35th, Bebo! Even when she hadn’t turned into a star officially, Kareena Kapoor had the bearings of one. Born in Bollywood’s most famous film family, her first brush with designer......

Kangana: I've been invisible for the longest time

'I wouldn’t say Queen is a benchmark. For a 17-year-old to perform in Gangster, Fashion, Life… In A Metro, Once Upon A Time in Mumbaai is......

Salman Khan to return as Bigg Boss host

Salman Khan is all set to return as the host of popular reality TV show Bigg Boss for its ninth season. The 49-year-old Bajrangi Bhaijaan star, who had been hosting the show from......

Why Raakhee LOVES Bajrangi Bhaijaan

This year, Raakhee's birthday was unexpectedly bright and cheerful. The gorgeous actress, who was born on the day India got Independence 68 years ago, watched Salman Khan's Bajrangi Bhaijaan and......

Man who uncovered IPL fixing joins BCCI's anti-corruption wing

Former Delhi Police commissioner Neeraj Kumar. Photograph: Rediff Archives Former Delhi Police commissioner Neeraj Kumar was on Monday appointed as chief advisor of the Board of Control for......

Bhaichung Bhutia inducted into AFC's Hall of Fame

Baichung Bhutia. Photograph: Rediff Archives Former India captain Bhaichung Bhutia has been inducted into the Asian Football Confederation's Hall of Fame, the All India Football Federation said on......

Former England fast bowler Frank Tyson dies aged 85

Frank Tyson, the former England cricketer regarded as one of the fastest bowlers of all time, has died at the age of 85, the BBC reported on Sunday. Tyson passed away at a hospital on Australia's......

'It's a bit of an embarrassment no doubt for Neeraj Kumar'

‘Although BCCI's decision remains unaltered, it seemed like Delhi Police's investigations were a botched-up one’ ‘Need to wait whether Delhi Police appeals against the Patial......

With most likes, followers, Wimbledon takes social media by storm

It's the most popular Grand Slam across popular social networking sites With nearly 900k followers on Twitter, former World No 1 Caroline Wozniacki is highly popular on the micro-blogging site.......
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Breathtaking images from NASA's moon mission archives

Thousands of photos taken by Apollo astronauts on moon missions are now online. They can be accessed HERE. More than 8400 photos taken by... ...
How car majors plan to woo customers this festive season

Image: Audi Q3 Dynamic. Photograph: Kind courtesy, Audi Audi, Mercedes-Benz and BMW target broader segments of the market by looking at... ...
Gandhi in a Metro

Had he been alive today, the Mahatma would likely travel by metro, as hundreds of women and men do each day. Insiyah Vahanvaty reports for... ...
What to do in the first 60 minutes

In a cardiac arrest, the first sixty minutes is crucial for diagnosis and treatment, says Dr SK Agarwal, senior interventional cardiologist,... ...
West Bengal makes public cabinet papers on Netaji from 1938 to 1947

After the declassification of files on Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, the West Bengal government on Monday made public the cabinet papers on Netaji... ...

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