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Vaihayasi Pande Daniel

Editorial Director Vaihayasi Pande Daniel has reported on news, business, travel and lifestyle for 30 years.
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'I didn't want to quit Ukraine like a coward'

'I didn't want to quit Ukraine like a coward'

Rediff.com11 May 2022

'I want to be with the Ukrainian people and serve those I know here.'

'The Russians Are Like Demons'

'The Russians Are Like Demons'

Rediff.com18 Apr 2022

'Another friend told me that the Russians had come to their homes, killed their neighbours and raped his neighbour's wife, and they killed even children in Bucha.'

'Putin is a goonda'

'Putin is a goonda'

Rediff.com28 Mar 2022

'Sholay wallah kahani hai: 'Gabbar Singh aayega, Gabbar Singh aayega.' 'But what is inside Gabbar Singh nobody knows.'

How 25 Indians Escaped Ukraine!

How 25 Indians Escaped Ukraine!

Rediff.com18 Mar 2022

'There were moments when you didn't know if you will get out of there alive.'

'Goli bahut bhayanak chal rahi hai'

'Goli bahut bhayanak chal rahi hai'

Rediff.com12 Mar 2022

'Bola nikal jao. Sala firing karte hai Russi.'

'Earlier they loved Indians. Now they hate Indians'

'Earlier they loved Indians. Now they hate Indians'

Rediff.com7 Mar 2022

'Because of the UN vote.'

'Hum aapke saath mein hai'

'Hum aapke saath mein hai'

Rediff.com4 Mar 2022

'I want to show that we are also part of this society and want to participate just as much, whether it is for security or whatever community work there.'

Bhanu Sahni: 'Ukraine is my second homeland'

Bhanu Sahni: 'Ukraine is my second homeland'

Rediff.com2 Mar 2022

'We feel betrayed by the West.'

'Peace of mind toh nahin hai ji'

'Peace of mind toh nahin hai ji'

Rediff.com28 Feb 2022

'It makes no sense at all to leave because I have my whole family with me.' 'My wife and children are citizens here.'

Hamara Bajaj Kindled Pride in Being Indian

Hamara Bajaj Kindled Pride in Being Indian

Rediff.com24 Feb 2022

In 1989 when Bajaj came out with their legendary and elegant Hamara Bajaj campaign, that looked more at apna India, rather than the scooter, and at all hues of scootered Indians, it drew millions of eyeballs and was brilliantly successful.

'Rahul Bhai would take on Modi or anybody, if he felt something was not in the favour of the nation'

'Rahul Bhai would take on Modi or anybody, if he felt something was not in the favour of the nation'

Rediff.com18 Feb 2022

'Rahul Bhai was well known for speaking the truth.' 'He did not accept anything he considered wrong.'

COVID-19: How The RAT Can Help

COVID-19: How The RAT Can Help

Rediff.com2 Feb 2022

'Serial testing is much more valuable than a single test which reflects just a point in time.'

'Infections are going to skyrocket'

'Infections are going to skyrocket'

Rediff.com1 Feb 2022

'And they are going to be milder because we are dealing with the vaccinated and are much richer in terms of the immune response in the population.'

'Omicron is not the end of the pandemic'

'Omicron is not the end of the pandemic'

Rediff.com1 Feb 2022

'The pandemic ends only when 70 per cent of the world is vaccinated with two doses.'

'It's a patient's right to ask questions'

'It's a patient's right to ask questions'

Rediff.com31 Jan 2022

'If a doctor is kind of trying to say that there's an urgency, relatives should definitely get a second opinion.'

Do I Need To Be Hospitalised For COVID-19?

Do I Need To Be Hospitalised For COVID-19?

Rediff.com12 Jan 2022

'There are no drugs to be given in the first week, if you have been hospitalised.' 'If you're getting any drug, that drug is likely to be unnecessary.' 'Or the hospitalisation is unnecessary.'

'Everybody need not rush to hospital'

'Everybody need not rush to hospital'

Rediff.com7 Jan 2022

'If your oxygen saturation is okay and is maintained after the six-minute walk test -- which has been described all over the world -- and you do not have an unrelenting fever, then you can even be managed at home.'

'If you don't double vaccinate and don't mask, Omicron is going to come for you'

'If you don't double vaccinate and don't mask, Omicron is going to come for you'

Rediff.com7 Jan 2022

'We know, from our experience of this virus, that there's something known as long COVID-19, where you have this persistent fatigue and some people have lost their neurological acuteness and they are not as sharp as they used to be.'

'We haven't heard the last about Omicron'

'We haven't heard the last about Omicron'

Rediff.com31 Dec 2021

'Your body will be able to deal with Omicron at any time, but it depends (on when) if you are vaccinated.'

'Remember, always, the virus doesn't want to die'

'Remember, always, the virus doesn't want to die'

Rediff.com31 Dec 2021

'If you think you think you're going to booster yourself out of the pandemic, in COVID-19's case, you can forget it.'

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