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A New Yorker's very first Diwali

I learned about Diwali around the same time I discovered Hindi movies -- in 1997 -- through television ads for local Indian shops on the Saturday morning filmi shows in the New York area. From......

Jerry Rao's mission: Affordable housing

When I broached the subject of 'Lunch with BS', with Jaithirth (Jerry) Rao, he'd said he would prefer to have a simple meal at home rather than in a restaurant. So I head out in the pouring rain to......

What's the dog in the HMV logo called?

Company MascotsWhat's the dog in the HMV logo called?Take the Rediff Biz Quiz and find out how much you know about companies and their mascots.1. The mascot of Asian Paints is a little boy with a......

American Hustle wins big at Golden Globes, 2014

The 71th Annual Golden Globe awards have been announced. There have been quite a few surprises and some expected nods. Here's a quick glance at the winners, listed in bold: BEST MOTION PICTURE......

12 Years A Slave, American Hustle lead Golden Globe 2013 nominations

The 71st Annual Golden Globe nominations have been announced. Here's a quick glance at 2013 hopefuls. The Golden Globe ceremony are set to take place on January 12, 2014 and will be seen in more......

Novel film ideas!

Come to think of it, my favorite book-to-movie adaptations are: Mario Puzo's Godfather, which I have re-read a few dozen times and Francis Ford Coppola's film, which I have seen ditto the same......

'Vijender is poised to break into the big league'

'If a person whom Vijender had thrashed earlier is now a World champion, why can't Vijender be champion now too?' IMAGE: Vijender Singh during a live training session. Photograph: Hitesh......

Blake completes Jamaican sprint double in Bolt's absence

IMAGE: Everton Clarke, Yohan Blake, Julian Forte and Nickel Ashmead in action during the men's 200m final in Kingston, on Sunday. Photograph: Gilbert Bellamy/Reuters Olympic double silver......

'I will try my best to box in the Olympics'

'A few months ago, everybody was saying, "Why isn't Vijender taking part in the Olympics?"''This is not like going to Haryana or Delhi that you just take a ticket and reach there.''Going to the......

CWG: Jamaica names second string athletics squad

Athletics powerhouse Jamaica named an understrength 46-member squad sans some of the biggest stars in the world, including top sprinters, for next month's Commonwealth Games in India.Double world......

Mo Farah leads England CWG athletics team

Double European gold medallist Mo Farah along with defending champions Phillips Idowu, Lisa Dobriskey and Christine Ohuruogu highlight England's 100-strong athletics team for the Commonwealth Games......
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'Vijender is poised to break into the big league'

'If a person whom Vijender had thrashed earlier is now a World champion, why can't Vijender be champion now too?' IMAGE: Vijender Singh during a... ...

http://www.rediff.com/sports/report/vijender-is-poised-to-break-into-the-big-league/20160715.htm
Team USA announce Rio Olympics Athletics squad

Team USA have named five defending Olympic champions in their 126-member track and field squad for next month's Rio 2016 Games. London 2012 gold... ...

http://www.thesportscampus.com/2016071353219/articles/team-usa-announce-rio-olympics-athletics-squad
First Citizens Bank to Provide Free Barbecue Meals to Help People Impacted by West Virginia Flooding

GlobeNewswire 2016-07-08 Public Invited To White Sulphur Springs Branch, July 14, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., for Take-Out Lunch WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS,... ...

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Blake marvels at his sprint double "miracle"

(AFP) - Yohan Blake confirmed his return to top form by completing the sprint double at the Jamaican Olympic Trials with a victory in the men's... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/sports/more-sports/athletics/Athletics-Blake-marvels-at-his-sprint-double-miracle/articleshow/53040540.cms
Lesser known facts about the U.S. Independence day

It's Independence Day! Every year, the American Independence is celebrated with great joy and enthusiasm across the nation. The day is marked by... ...

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