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6 Indians in Commonwealth literary prize shortlists

Six Indian writers, including Jahnavi Barua and Rahul Bhattacharya, figure in the shortlists of the 2012 Commonwealth Book and Short Story Prizes. Barua, for her novel 'Rebirth', Bhattacharya for......

The unlikely heroines of Sawda Ghevra

'With this success (of access to water) the women are convinced that their rights go beyond law books -- and the law is indeed powerful.''The women are now not afraid to file a police complaint or......

Book by FBI chief fired by Trump to hit stores in April

James Comey, who was abruptly removed as Federal Bureau of Investigation chief by United States President Donald Trump last year, will share unheard stories from his career in a book this April. In......

Why Congress lost Delhi in 2013, Sheila Dikshit reveals in autobiography

Sheila Dikshit wanted to step down as Delhi chief minister in 2012 because of health concerns and also to enable the Congress to find another leader before the next assembly elections, but the......

Selling crackers, not nukes: Shopkeepers react to SC order

IMAGE: People buying fire-crackers near Jama Masjid in old Delhi on Monday. Photograph: Vijay Verma/PTI Photo News of the Supreme Court order decreeing a cracker-free Diwali......

It's time to audit the Commonwealth Games

Allegations of corruption in construction and procurement need to be investigated and all those responsible brought to book, says B G Verghese. With the Commonwealth Games behind us,the time has......

Knitting human bonds

Making woollen garments empowers women in two Uttarakhand villages, discovers Anjuli Bhargava.Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com The villages of Guniyal and Chandroti in Uttarakhand are less......

The game corporate India plays

How bridge keeps corporate India sharp and quick-witted.Ranjita Ganesan and Manavi Kapur report. As the India managing director of a German steelmaker that describes itself as the 'global leader......

Tihar to Talkatora, Subrata Roy's emotional yatra

  Subrata Roy turned up at a New Delhi stadium, best known for hosting the Commonwealth Games, last week as part of his country wide Abhaar Yatra.N Sundaresha Subramanian reports. Last......

First look: Anushka wrestles for Sultan

The top posts on social media from your favourite Bollywood celebrities: After Salman Khan, Anushka Sharma’s look from Sultan has been released. The 27-year-old actress plays a wrestler in......

Indian men paddlers in final

India upset formidable Nigeria to book a berth in the men's team table tennis final at the 18th Commonwealth Games in Melbourne, on Sunday.Silver medallist at the last Games in Manchester, Nigeria,......

Sports Shorts: F2 driver says 'halo' saved his life

IMAGE: F1 driver sports a halo. Photograph: Albert Gea/Reuters Japanese F2 driver Tadasuke Makino reckons the new 'halo' head protection device, which made its debut in the junior series and......

'India should aim double digit medals in 2020 Olympics'

IMAGE: Shuttlers Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu with their coach P Gopichand during an interactive session organised by FICCI Ladies organisation (FLO), in New Delhi. Photograph: Kamal......

Sports Shorts: Kvitova outplays Kerber to send Czechs into Fed Cup final

IMAGE: Czech Republic’s Petra Kvitova celebrates after winning her singles match against Germany’s Angelique Kerber. Photograph: Kai Pfaffenbach /Reuters Petra Kvitova put Czech......

How Saina fought off pressure to clinch CWG gold...

'In India if I lose, people start with 'Oh Saina lost, Saina is becoming old, Saina should retire'' 'But for her (P V Sindhu) it is still ok because she is still coming up' 'Why wouldn't I fight......
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Stephen Hawking's last book 'Brief Answers to the Big Questions' to be out in October

In his final book, to be out in October, Stephen Hawking has covered important existential questions such as the creation of the universe, black... ...

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F2 driver says 'halo' saved his life

IMAGE: F1 driver sports a halo. Photograph: Albert Gea/Reuters Japanese F2 driver Tadasuke Makino reckons the new 'halo' head protection device,... ...

http://www.rediff.com/sports/report/sports-shorts-f2-driver-says-halo-saved-his-life/20180515.htm
'India should aim double digit medals in 2020 Olympics'

IMAGE: Shuttlers Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu with their coach P Gopichand during an interactive session organised by FICCI Ladies organisation... ...

http://www.rediff.com/sports/report/india-should-aim-double-digit-medals-in-2020-olympics/20180505.htm
Kvitova outplays Kerber to send Czechs into Fed Cup final

IMAGE: Czech Republic’s Petra Kvitova celebrates after winning her singles match against Germany’s Angelique Kerber. Photograph: Kai... ...

http://www.rediff.com/sports/report/sports-shorts-mladenovic-draws-france-level-with-us-in-fed-cup/20180422.htm
PM Modi

Londn: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday highlighted the need for medical care in India for the poor, and elderly. He said this when one of... ...

http://www.sify.com/finance/healthcare-for-poor-elderly-top-priority-pm-modi-news-health-insurance-setbS3jgccidb.html

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