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Indian survives 13-hour ordeal in Pacific Ocean

An Indian sailor, who fell off his ship off the Florida coast, survived a 13-hour ordeal in the frigid waters before being rescued by an alert angler.Gurjit Singh, working on the 480-foot Tatiana......

Southwest Monsoon to be normal this year: Skymet

After its initial forecast of "above normal" rainfall, Skymet, a private weather forecasting agency has revised its prediction saying Southwest Monsoon will be "normal" this year. According to......

Moon 'photobombs' Earth again in new NASA image!

For the second time in a year, a NASA camera aboard the Deep Space Climate Observatory satellite captured a 'lunar photobomb' -- a stunning view the Moon as it moved in front of the sunlit side of......

India's SCO membership will strengthen region's security: PM Modi

As the final process for India's accession as a full member of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation began, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said the partnership will help protect the region......

Yoga on high seas and difficult terrain

From ice-capped Siachen, the highest battlefield in the world, to the warships off South Korea, Indian armed forces on Tuesday joined the International Yoga Day celebrations. Coverage: Yoga Day......

Excess late rains could hit agri hopes

  A delayed start of the monsooncould mean the current dry weather would continue for some time in many parts of the country. The southwest monsoon is likely to reach the country later than......

Good monsoon to bring cheer to economy

Monsoon is critical for the country's 263 million farmers and their rice, cane, corn, cotton and soybean crops because nearly half of its farmland lacks irrigation. India's crucial monsoon rains......

Why Indian banks face a serious crisis

If the RBI had made a one per cent rate cut back in November 2014 when inflation risks had moderated, banks would have made approximately Rs 50,000 crore of treasury profits, says Janmejaya Sinha.......

How much is Mother Earth worth?

Pricing can help prioritise the best use of conservation efforts and funding Researchers have assigned financial values to some of Earth’s most important natural resources. In 2012,......

Poor monsoon: Minister tells Rediff: 'No need to panic'

'We are not saying we are going to face a drought... We are a doing and performing government. A contingency plan is being prepared,' Science Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan tells Dr Harsh......

An event worthy of a pioneer

The venue for the New York press conference for Amelia was surprising: A small airport in New Jersey, an hour's drive from New York City.   But the unusual venue was a natural choice. As......

Much Oscar buzz for Mira Nair's Amelia

Oscar buzz for the Mira Nair'sbiopic Amelia is brewing fast, with distributor Fox Searchlight focusing heavily on the film. At least one publication says the film -- about the mysterious......

need a charismatic Indian actor to play Pi Patel

After Jamal's triumph at the world box-office, isn't it time to finally greenlight the movie about the coming-of-age saga of Pi Patel? Entertainment Weeklywrote this week that the spiritual and......

Nair puts down Shantaram, picks up Fundamentalist

With the future ofher Johnny Depp starrer-Shantaram hanging in the air, director Mira Nairwill start shooting another acclaimed novel The Reluctant Fundamentalist by the end of the year.She......

India captain Chhetri pleads for patience after poor WC campaign

India captain Sunil Chhetri has urged fans to be patient with the team and coach Stephen Constantine after the national team's yet another shambolic qualification campaign for the 2018 soccer World......

AIFF's 'ingenious' idea to boost Indian football...

India FA eye origin players for short-term solution   India's national football coach Stephen Constantine. Photograph: AIFF Media In the wake of a humbling World Cup qualifying defeat by Guam,......

Number of goals never matters, says Chhetri, after notching 50!

India skipper Sunil Chhetri. Photograph: AIFF Media India suffered an embarrassing 2-1 defeat to Guam in the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier at the GFA National Training Centre, in Hagatna, on......

FIFA WC qualifiers: Tiny Guam slay 'sleeping giants' India

Indian football team pose before the FIFA World Cup qualifiers against Guam. Photograph: Facebook India suffered yet another defeat in the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers as they lost 2-1 against......
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