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Angelina Jolie meets refugees in Afghanistan
Actress Angelina Jolie made a surprise visit to Afghanistan this week to meet refugees in the war-torn country. The 35-year-old actress, who is a United Nations Goodwill Ambassador, skipped the......
The world's most influential women
If you had a choice, would you rather be like former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher or superstar Angelina Jolie? It seems that women would rather follow in the footsteps of Thatcher than......
WikiLeaks set to spill secrets of Iraq war
A large number of secret documents related to the Iraq war will be released in the next anticipated spill by WikiLeaks, many times more than the 90,000 documents concerning the Afghan war made......
West Bengal civic polls pass off peacefully
Barring stray incidents of violence, West Bengal's civic polls went off smoothly, with 65 per cent turn-out. The 141-ward Kolkata Municipal Corporation was the bone of contention between......
Illicit financial flows: Top 10 nations
India is one of the world's largest exporters of illicit capital with an estimated outflow of a whopping $104 billion between 2000 and 2008, according to a US-based think tank Global Financial......
The case of the FinMin's missing table, and more
If budget policy started changing around the mid-1980s, it is for a reason. The original oak wood table used by successive finance ministers, right from the time of the interim government before......
Inflation rises to -0.14 per cent
India's annual rate of inflation rose 0.6 per cent for the week ended June 13, even as prices of food items like pulses, cereals, fruit and vegetables increased compared to last year.......
'Everyday was a nightmare on the sets of Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro'
'Nobody laughed during the shooting. There were fights, swearing and what not. Tempers were high but the unit and the actors stayed on and, finally, the film was made.' 'But it was like riding a......
The A to Z of Amitabh Bachchan
Amitabh Bachchan turns 75 on October 11. Rediff.com celebrates the superstar with this special series, looking back at the very things that made him the BIG B. We first published this special in......
Suniel Shetty, Jackie Shroff celebrate 20 years of Border!
It's the film that's aired on television probably on every Independence Day and Republic Day. And it remains one of the most memorable Indian war films. Border, directed by J P Dutta, has......
Why Pahlaj Nihalani stalled 2 movies about Modi
'Stop using the censor board as a means to get publicity for films,' the censor chief warns filmmakers.Subhash K Jha reports. A semi-fictional feature film, Modi Ka Gaon on Prime Minister Narendra......
PIX: Abhishek-Aishwarya attend Om Puri's prayer meet
Acting legend Om Puri passed into the ages on January 6 at his residence in Mumbai. His prayer service, was conducted by former wife Seema Kapoor as well as his estranged wife Nandita Puri,......
We definitely have an edge: Harbhajan
Harbhajan Singh whose played little cameo of 40 and then got two crucial wickets feels that Indians will have an edge going into the penultimate day of the match. - Scorecard "We definitely have......
Images: India v Aus, Mohali Test, Day 2
Harbhajan Singh provided India the breakthrough on Day 2 of the second Test against Australia, at Mohali, on Saturday. The offie had the dangerous Shane Watson (126) caught by Gautam Gambhir at......
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