All stories by Abhijit Masih
Anjali Sud's BIG plans for VimeoRediff.com29 Jul 2021
'I am most excited about a new video production solution for large organisations -- think Fortune 500 companies -- that have distributed teams, many of which are based in India.'
How Anjali Sud made it Big at VimeoRediff.com14 Jul 2021
'A lot of young people, especially women, usually go on in their career path thinking to just put their head down and work hard, and the opportunities will come to them.' 'The only reason I became CEO of Vimeo was because I was pushing to create an opportunity to take the company into a different direction.'
Bollywood Girl in HollywoodRediff.com30 Jun 2021
Meet Joya Nandy Kazi, Hollywood's go-to-choreographer for Indian traditional dance and Bollywood style dance routines.
11 Spelling Bee finalists: 9 Indian kids!Rediff.com29 Jun 2021
'We look forward to seeing them show off their knowledge and hard work as they square off against the dictionary on the national stage.'
10 Qs with 10-year-old Spelling ChampRediff.com25 Jun 2021
'When I was around 6 years old, my brother was competing in Spelling Bee, so I wanted to do it too.'
'It's a great time for India's movie business'Rediff.com24 Jun 2021
'There is a lot of money coming into the business, people are consuming a lot of content, there is no dearth of new films and shows coming out of India and being available worldwide.'
Kashe, 2, has an IQ of 146!Rediff.com18 Jun 2021
At 12 months, Kashe -- the youngest member of Mensa International - was identifying alphabets, even if she could not say them. By 18 months, she was identifying shapes, colors, all the fifty states of America and naming planets by memory. The 2 year old can also, hold your breath, identify the periodic table.
The first desi to win the US Spelling BeeRediff.com10 Jun 2021
Indian American children have dominated the Scripps Howard Spelling Bee in the United States since the turn of the new century. Long before this impressive trail of triumphs began, way back in 1985, Balu Natarajan became the first Indian American child to win the Spelling Bee. Rediff.com US Contributor Abhijit Masih catches up with Dr Natarajan as the 2021 Spelling Bee takes off this weekend.
Jewish campaign to raise funds for IndiaRediff.com1 Jun 2021
'It was a result of a fundamental Jewish value of kindness and concern.' 'A value that extends beyond our own and on the premise that when we are ok, we are supposed to look up and look around to see who is not.' 'And do something about it.'
'White House has heard us'Rediff.com28 May 2021
'They are starting to move more quickly and we would just like to continue to see bold action being taken.'
The desi who returned a $1 million lottery ticketRediff.com27 May 2021
'I don't know what touched me, but the next day I felt like, I should just give it back.'
The desi in NBA's Hall of FameRediff.com24 May 2021
'My mission is to bring the world together by the game of basketball.'
Mokshvi Shah, 16, raises $7,500 for COVID relief in IndiaRediff.com21 May 2021
'The images of mass cremations and crowds of people at hospital doors brought me to tears.' 'I started this initiative because at the end of the day India is my home.'
From Bihar to Dubai in the lockdown: Traveller's taleRediff.com28 Aug 2020
'Through multiple transportation modes, flood waters, a couple of PPE kits, multiple temperature checks, quarantine check point, immigration approval, health declaration forms and through two Covid tests, which thankfully were negative, I finally reached home in Dubai.' Abhijit Masih reveals what it takes to embark on an international journey in the times of the pandemic.
The school building is shut, but the school is in session.Rediff.com10 Jul 2020
Online teaching may not be popular with many, but it is here to stay, for sure. The sooner we accept this, the better, notes Abhijit Masih.
This is no Doklam!Rediff.com17 Feb 2018
What I found at the Bumla Pass Indo-China border.
A group of school friends, a 2,000 km drive to the China borderRediff.com17 Feb 2018
Here's what happened next...
What makes Kohli and Co No 1Rediff.com12 Aug 2017
You don't become the Number One side in the world without the hard work and toil before and after the bails are off.
The old bakery and the X'Mas cakeRediff.com24 Dec 2016
'Each family brings with them their ingredients -- flour, sugar, crates of eggs, cut dry fruits, essence and their very own secret ingredients.' 'The extent they go to to keep these ingredients a secret is amusing.'
The desi singer who opened for Bon JoviRediff.com12 Oct 2015
'I couldn't think of anything else the whole day but music and beats,' says Carl Frenais, the Kochi-born singer making waves in Dubai.