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From Rediff Archives: The strange case of Yakub Memon

1993 Mumbai blasts convict Yakub Memon is set to be hanged after his final petition was rejected by the Supreme Court on Tuesday. Back in 2007, Rediff.com's Sheela Bhatt had profiled Yakub after he......

From Rediff Archives: The strange case of Yakub Memon

Reports suggest that the 1993 Mumbai blasts accused Yakub Abdul Razak Memon, the sole death row convict in the serial blasts case in which around 257 people lost their lives, may be hanged on July......

From Rediff archives: Netaji did not die in air crash, says web site

As two recently declassified Intelligence Bureau reveal that the Jawaharlal Nehru government had spied on the family of Subhas Chandra Bose for nearly two decades, one of India's political......

Rediff Archives: 'When a problem arises, become the captain of the problem and defeat it!'

  Once, during his Presidency, President A P J Abdul Kalam received a letter from a student shocked with his class 12th mark-sheet. He had secured 10 per cent in Maths and Physics, whereas......

In PHOTOS: INS Sindhurakshak in its FULL GLORY

India lost its frontline submarine on Wednesday in a blaze. Rediff.com presents some magnificent archival images of the vessel. Indian Navy submarine INS Sindhurakshak submerged on Wednesday after......

REDIFF ARCHIVES: 'The most boring person is one who plays safe'

Mumbai-origin Gulam Kaderbhoy Noon, who migrated to Britain with little funds and went on to found several Indian food companies that made him known as Britain’s first ‘Curry......

7 Indians feature in Forbes Asia's Heroes of Philanthropy list

  Image: Sunny Varkey. Photograph: Rediff Archives Seven Indians feature in Forbes Asia's ninth Heroes of Philanthropy list, highlighting most noteworthy contributions to philanthropy from......

Govt action against Sun Group is legally untenable'

Image: Dayanidhi Maran with his brother Kalanithi. Photograph: Rediff Archives Pressure is mounting on media tycoon Kalanithi Maran’s Sun Group. Following media reports that the security......

Traditional retail staffers rush to join online bandwagon

Image: A shopping mall. Photograph: Rediff Archives Calvin Klein India Chief Executive Rishi Vasudev is joining e-commerce major Flipkart next week, after spending more than 15 years in the......

Inventories of Vadra's realty firm zoom 10 times in 3 years

Image: Robert Vadra. Photograph: Rediff Archives The real estate inventories of Robert Vadra firm Sky Light Realty zoomed nearly 10 times in three years since it previously filed the balance......

Victoria Beckham to perform with Spice Girls?

The latest updates from Hollywood. Photograph: Rediff Archives Singer-turned-fashion designer Victoria Beckham has reportedly agreed to perform with her former music group Spice Girls in......

The Farhan Akhtar-Adhuna love story

The incredible years, with Farhan and Adhuna. It's official that Farhan Akhtar and his wife Adhuna are ending their marriage of 16 years. Reports about trouble brewing between the two were doing......

Shama Sikander gets a makeover and it's SHOCKING!

Remember how Renee Zellweger grabbed headlines when she turned up at an awards ceremony looking unrecognizable in October 2014? Well, it looks like television actress Shama Sikander got......

David Bowie's superstar life, in pictures

After battling cancer for 18 months, legendary singer David Bowie passed away on January 10 at the age of 69. Bowie was regarded as one of the most successful artists of the 20th century.......

'Yash Chopra said, "Tumne haste, haste, sub kuch keh diya"'

'The new Indian cinema has still not found its voice and identity. It's trapped under the deadwood weight of Bollywood and popular Indian cinema.' IMAGE: Rahul Bose as Agastya Sen in English......

Man who uncovered IPL fixing joins BCCI's anti-corruption wing

Former Delhi Police commissioner Neeraj Kumar. Photograph: Rediff Archives Former Delhi Police commissioner Neeraj Kumar was on Monday appointed as chief advisor of the Board of Control for......

Bhaichung Bhutia inducted into AFC's Hall of Fame

Baichung Bhutia. Photograph: Rediff Archives Former India captain Bhaichung Bhutia has been inducted into the Asian Football Confederation's Hall of Fame, the All India Football Federation said on......

When the 'final' proved a 'major' hurdle

Andy Murray, following his fifth defeat in an Australian Open final, holds the unwanted record of having contested the most major finals without actually winning the title. IMAGE: Andy Murray......

Jeff Thomson to be inducted into Australian Cricket Hall of Fame

IMAGE: Former Australian fast bowler Jeff Thomson. Photograph: Keystone/Hulton Archive/Getty Images Former tearaway fast bowler Jeff Thomson will be inducted into the Australian Cricket......

Mata hails 'genius forever' George Best as United eye PSV win

IMAGE: George Best of Manchester United and Northern Ireland during a league match. Photograph: Allsport Hulton/Archive Juan Mata hailed George Best "a genius forever" as an injury-hit......
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Beware! Less sleep can lead to Facebook addiction

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Adieu to RBI's gifted officer

For the former deputy governor of the central bank, the RBI was not just another economic institution; it was the final frontier that kept fiscal... ...

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When the 'final' proved a 'major' hurdle

Andy Murray, following his fifth defeat in an Australian Open final, holds the unwanted record of having contested the most major finals without... ...

http://www.rediff.com/sports/report/when-the-final-proved-a-major-hurdle/20160202.htm
Modi open to DNA test on Netaji's ashes

'The extended Bose family is insisting that the Japanese government must release all the information they have on Bose' ashes.'It cannot be... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/special/modi-open-to-dna-test-on-netajis-ashes/20160201.htm
ex-USSR spy

Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin spied on 'Chairman' Mao Zedong and other world leaders in the 1940s by analysing their excrement to construct... ...

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