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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......

REDIFF ARCHIVES: 'The most boring person is one who plays safe'

Mumbai-origin Gulam Kaderbhoy Noon, who migrated to Britain with little funds and went on to found several Indian food companies that made him known as Britain’s first ‘Curry......

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......

SRK, Salman, Ranveer: Who rocks the bearded look? VOTE!

With 'No-Shave November' posts going viral on social media, don’t be surprised if you suddenly find a lot of bearded men around you. As for our Bollywood hunks, well, they brought the bearded......

10 things you must know about Yuvraj Singh's love, Hazel Keech!

Officially, Yuvraj Singh is no longer single. The cricketer got engaged to British model-turned-actress Hazel Keech in Bali recently, and we hear the couple is planning to tie the knot in February......

Aishwarya, Tabu, Kajol, Shilpa: Hotties in 40s!

Bollywood's women seem to become prettier as they age. In fact, the 40s brigade is gorgeous and really, ageless. Take a look, and we're sure you'd agree.    Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, 42......

Fan could be SRK's best birthday present

Bring it on, Shah Rukh, raves Raja Sen. What do you get the superstar who has everything?  Happy 50th birthday, Shah Rukh Khan.  It's been quite an innings, and there's no better way to......

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.  ......

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......

Mata hails 'genius forever' George Best as United eye PSV win

IMAGE: George Best of Manchester United and Northern Ireland during a league match. Photograph: Allsport Hulton/Archive Juan Mata hailed George Best "a genius forever" as an injury-hit......

Indo-Pak series: 'Sooner or later both will play against each other'

IMAGE: India's Virat Kohli with Misbah-ul Haq of Pakistan. Photograph: Reuters Former India captain Mohammad Azharuddin believes if Indian and Pakistan cricket boards continue to hold talks......

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......
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Mata hails 'genius forever' George Best as United eye PSV win

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Conversations with Dawood Ibrahim

Former Delhi police commissioner Neeraj Kumar is one of the few Indian police officers to speak to Dawood Ibrahim at length after the fugitive... ...
Singapore is Asia's economic lion, says Modi

Earlier, India and Singapore signed ten pacts, including a joint declaration on elevating their bilateral ties to a strategic partnership. Terming... ...
Here's PM's gift to Singapore

The Prime Minister today presented Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong a reproduction of a map of the island of Singapore dating back to 1849.... ...
The more the merrier, say VCs to entrepreneurs

  Investors prefer co-founders as they bring complementary strength Ankita Vyas, a 21-year-old engineering student from Ahmedabad, travelled to... ...

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