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A morning with the first Indian in space

The remarkable story of Wing Commander Rakesh Sharma, the first Indian in space, will be seen in a film featuring Aamir Khan.The retired cosmonaut and test pilot tells Archana Masih why he doesn't......

When Rakesh Sharma found himself in a different kind of space

Though this time India's first astronaut remained earth bound. P Rajendran/Rediff.com finds out more about his journey off the beaten track along America's East Coast. There were 40 teams in all;......

Shivani case: SC dismisses Sharma's plea

The Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed suspended IPS officer R K Sharma's plea for a copy of of Rakesh Bhatnagar's statement to the investigating officer.Rakesh is the husband of deceased Shivani......

India's first man in space ready to go to again

As India mulls a maiden manned space mission in 2014, its first cosmonaut Wing Commander (retired) Rakesh Sharma has said he would be ready to join the endeavour if given a chance."If I am......

Desi director takes on New York city

When Rakesh Sharma left his New York hotel to capture some street shots on his palmcorder, he had no idea what he was getting himself into. For over two hours on May 13, 2005, the documentary......

Soaring real estate prices set to drop

When Rakesh Sharma went to buy a flat in Bandra, an upmarket suburb in Mumbai, he found the price out of reach at Rs 6,000 per square feet. That was in mid-2004. A year later, the flat is still......

Hedge funds key to further bull run

In the first part of a series on how foreign portfolio investment is driving the Sensex, Janaki Krishnan and Rakesh P Sharma examine what it is that is drawing these funds to the Indian equity......

Teaching tiny tots: a million-dollar biz

Rakesh Sharma isn't taking any chances. He's watching every move made by his employees on closed-circuit televisions installed in his office.He's constantly keeping an eye on the screens and the......

Canara Bank to shut three overseas branches

And will sell its 50 per cent stake to State Bank of India in Russia as part of rationalisation of overseas branch network. Canara Bank will close its three foreign branches - Leicester (UK),......

Rs 6000 cr fraud unearthed in Himachal Pradesh

The financial fraud, one of the biggest in the state as per records, was being investigated by the different departments of Himachal Pradesh for the past over four years.  CID sleuths have......

Kapil Sharma on his father astronaut Rakesh Sharma, John Abraham, I Me Aur Main

I Me Aur Main director Kapil Sharma speaks to Rediff.com's Patcy N about his father astronaut Rakesh Sharma, John Abraham and how he turned out the way he did.Following his father's footsteps......

Kareena, Janhvi, Esha's day out...

What was Bollywood up to on Maharashtra Day? So how did Bollywood spend a midweek holiday? Did they go about their business as usual -- shoots, launches, gym... -- or did they factor in some......

Cannes 2018: What will Kangana wear on the red carpet?

Kangana's style has been as fierce as her! Kangana Ranaut will reportedly debut at the Cannes International Film Festival this May. Now, Cannes is known for its glamorous red carpet drama, ask......

Bollywood's BIGGEST Hits of 2017

Varun Dhawan is Bollywood's most successful actor today, but his Badrinath Ki Dulhania and Judwaa 2 don't top this list. The year ended well for Bollywood, thanks to Tiger Zinda Hai's roaring......

PIX: Aishwarya, Hrithik attend a wedding

Bollywood's stars attended Dr Sharad Pai's son Vivek's wedding reception over the weekend. It was held at the Sun-n-Sand hotel in Juhu, a western suburb in Mumbai. A look at pictures from......

Spotted: Ishant Sharma at Delhi airport

Reader Rakesh Mishra sent us this picture.'This picture is of my son Satwick anddaughter Dakshita with Ishant Sharma,at theDelhi international airport,' writes Rakesh.'The snap was taken while we......

Cricket Buzz: BCCI extends Ratnakar Shetty's contract as GM

The BCCI has granted a three-month extension to General Manager (Game Development) Ratnakar Shetty. Earlier, the Supreme Court-appointed Committee of Administrators (CoA) had said that it would not......

Sports Shorts: Amit strikes gold; Mary Kom, Seema get silver at Strandja Memorial

A summary of sports events and sports persons, who made news on Sunday IMAGE: Despite her aggressive approach Mary Kom surprisingly finished with a silver medal. Photograph: Arun Sharma/PTI Photo......

Shastri, Moody or Sehwag: Who will be Team India's next coach?

IMAGE: Former India Team Director Ravi Shastri is top contender for the Head Coach's job as he is believed to share a good rapport with India captain Virat Kohli. Photograph: PTI Former Team......

How kabaddi challenges cricket's might

Kabaddi may now be behind only cricket in the popularity stakes, notes Aabhas Sharma. IMAGE: Puneri Paltan in action against the Telugu Titans. Photograph: Kind courtesy Pro Kabaddi League It's......
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Aishwarya Rai Bachchan or Deepika Padukone who will star in Shah Rukh Khan’s Salute?

A while back we had reported that the Rakesh Sharma biopic that starred Shah Rukh Khan had finally been titled as Salute . However, while the actor... ...

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Indian journalist held in custody in Australia on smuggling 'fake journalists'

Rakesh Sharma, 46, was remanded in custody in Brisbane Magistrates Court on Friday until his case resumes on June 22 ...

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The subversion of Aadhaar

'Bureaucrats have transformed a project meant to empower the poorest Indians into one that empowers only babus and disempowers everyone else,' says... ...

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Congress, BJP reach EC's door, blame each other of fake voter ID

After indulging in a slugfest over the recovery of 9,746 fake voter ID cards from a flat in Rajarajeshwari Nagar Assembly constituency in... ...

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BJP, Congress spar at Election Commission on 'fake' voter IDs in Bengaluru

BJP and Congress moved the Election Commission (EC) in Delhi on Wednesday, blaming each other over the previous day's recovery of 9,896 "fake"... ...

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