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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......

Homebuyers caught between banks and builders

N Sundaresha Subramanian, Karan Choudhury and Shreya Jai report on the sorry condition of homebuyers who invested in Jaypee Infratech and the Amrapali Group's Noida-based projects.Illustration:......

The meteoric rise of Brand Sindhu

The third highest paid endorser after Virat Kohli and MS Dhoni, Sindhu is the highest paid among woman athletes and non-cricket sportspersons in the country, says Urvi Malvania. From one brand to......

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......

Why Secret Superstar is BIGGER than Dangal

'Both films are about the empowerment of the girl child. Both try to put a spotlight on the issue of gender equality.' 'The difference is, in Dangal, the lead character is still a man. It is......

Super Filmi Week: Kudos to Kangana

Kangana Ranaut's guts, Amitabh Bachchan's venomous threat and dark TV serials occupied Sukanya Verma's Super-Filmi Week. Monday It's a wrap for the penultimate season of HBO's medieval fantasy......

Oh, these first-time actor-director jodis!

Did you like Chennai Express, Goliyon Ki Raasleela: Ram Leela and 3 Idiots? When Shah Rukh Khan met Imtiaz Ali to team up for Jab Harry Met Sejal, everybody expected the screen to burst with......

Review: Dear Maya: For the love of Manisha Koirala

Watching the mild-mannered actress return to screen after a personally difficult time resonates with the headway she makes as Maya.As she savours the simple gifts of life in a sequence as sublime......

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......

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......

India's GM Gupta creates history at Hoogeveen International

Grandmaster and Commonwealth champion Abhijeet Gupta created history at the Hoogeveen International chess tournament by becoming the first player ever to win the title twice in a row in the FIDE......

Rain ruins Day 1 in Rajasthan-Bengal Ranji match at Eden

Rajasthan were treading cautiously at 102 for three before rain played spoilsport on the opening day of their Ranji Trophy Group A match against Bengal at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata on Thursday.......
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Wishes and greetings from across the world

New Delhi: It was not just the SC's ban on firecrackers that played spoilsport; some damage was accomplished by inclement weather too. Yet, little... ...

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Here's what is plaguing cricket in Kashmir

Kashmir Valley is perhaps the only place on earth where a gentleman’s game is run in a un-gentlemanly style since decades. It appears that... ...

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Why Secret Superstar is BIGGER than Dangal

'Both films are about the empowerment of the girl child. Both try to put a spotlight on the issue of gender equality.' 'The difference is, in... ...

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Priyanka Chopra to star in Kalpana Chawla biopic

It’s final. Priyanka Chopra will be seen playing astronaut Kalpana Chawla and not astronaut Rakesh Sharma’s wife, as reported in a section of... ...

http://www.bollywoodhungama.com/news/bollywood/scoop-priyanka-chopra-star-kalpana-chawla-biopic/
Shubh Mangal Saavdhan director RS Prasanna joins hands with Siddharth Roy Kapur

Siddharth Roy Kapur, who has ventured solo in the field of production, has signed filmmaker RS Prasanna for his next film. Prasanna made his debut... ...

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