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PIX: Tsunami ravages Japan, toll crosses 1000
More than 1,000 people were feared dead in the massive tsunami triggered by Japan's most powerful earthquake (measuring 8.9 on the Richter Scale), which wrought devastation in northeast coastal......
India's 19-yr wait for UN high table seat to end
India is all set to get a seat on the Security Council as a non-permanent member after a gap of 19 years through the elections to be held on Tuesday in the United Nations General Assembly. India......
Osmania University campus turns battlefield
Osmania University campus in Hyderabad, which witnessed violent clashes between the police and the students till late Sunday night, remained tense on Monday.A large police contingent is closely......
It's an odd world out there
The flip side of life often goes unnoticed. They say a mark of a good photograph is its ability to convey not just the message but also its various hues. rediff.com has listed some odd moments......
Will exit loss-making businesses: Anand Mahindra
Mahindra & Mahindra (M&M) would not hesitate to exit its loss-making businesses if customers do not accept the products, chairman and managing director Anand Mahindra told analysts at Nomura in a......
Mahindra launches scooter Duro DZ @ Rs 42,332
Mahindra Two Wheelers, a part of the $14.4 billion Mahindra group, on Thursday launched 125 cc scooter 'Mahindra Duro DZ', priced at Rs 42,332 (ex showroom Delhi). The new scooter will be an......
EuroAble: A call centre with a human face
For the last six years, Rajeev Mehta, a juice stall owner, has been struggling to meet the needs of his family. A polio victim, Mehta had to give up studies after his father fell ill when Rajeev......
India's 7 most corrupt industries
As other developing nations step up their efforts to woo investors through easy access to capital and a simplistic way of doing business bereft of any red tape and corruption, international......
What do the 'super-rich' worry about
They may have the moolah, and millions of it, but that does not necessarily make them happy, according to a new study that finds that super-wealthy people feel isolated and worry the most about......
Meet Bollywood's Next Big Thing, Saiyami Kher
'One can't be inhibited in Bollywood, so southern cinema was the best place to learn and break inhibitions.''That's why I went there.''It was just dancing around trees and on top of buses, and a......
What Rajnikanth, Kamal and Akshay have in common
It isn't a new trend in Bollywood, but one would think as movies got smarter and audiences evolved, we'd see lesser of an age gap between our heroes and their young heroines. No chance. Kamal......
Look who came to Hrithik's birthday bash!
Hrithik Roshan celebrated his 37th birthday on January 10 by throwing a party in Mumbai that night. Close friends and colleagues were among the invitees. In the......
Vote! The best star ads
Like the movies, it seems Bollywood is competing with itself in the ad world as well. The commercials don't just showcase products these days, they showcase the stars as well. And......
SRK: Looking for Obama in Ghatkopar!
The twitter world is quite a busy one, and Bollywood contributes a great deal to it. Here's looking at the best star tweets of the day. Shah Rukh Khan put his tongue firmly in cheek when he......
PHOTOS: Scooterists reign in the dirt and rain!
It was survival of both man and machine in the Gulf Monsoon Scooter Rally as riders negotiated slushy, gravel-laden, winding terrain along the backwoods of Navi Mumbai. Nashik's Shamim Khan......
At 30, Rohan Bopanna is just starting
That Rohan Bopanna is 30 is anything but a deterrent. The player from Coorg is finally enjoying his tennis and getting the results that are expected from him, says Bikash Mohapatra. At......
Federer joins an elite club
Roger Federer's come-from-behind win over Colombian Alejandro Falla in the first round at Wimbledon put him in elite company, writes Bikash Mohapatra. Another Grand Slam, another record. Roger......
Hockey World Cup: Images (Day Eight)
Captain Teun de Nooijer struck in dying minutes to lead the Netherlands to a thrilling 2-2 draw against defending Champions Germany in a Pool A hockey World Cup match and virtually booked a......
Best laid to rest on French clay
What is the first name that comes to your mind when you are asked 'who is the best player never to have never won Wimbledon'? Ivan Lendl, to most. Maybe, Ken Rosewall and Ilie Nastase, for......
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