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Sports Shorts: Czech Republic pair stun Brazil for first Major Series titleRediff.com5 Aug 2018
A summary of sports events and persons who made news on Sunday
Golf round-up: Bhullar in sole lead in Fiji; Aditi makes cut at British OpenRediff.com4 Aug 2018
Gaganjeet Bhullar turned in yet another steady round of three-under 69 to overturn a six-shot deficit into a one-shot lead on a blustery day at the Fiji International.
Sports Shorts: Lahiri tied 7th after flying start, Woods 14thRediff.com3 Aug 2018
A summary of sports events and persons who made news on Friday
Sports Shorts: Pakistan averts hockey Asiad boycott over allowance paymentsRediff.com1 Aug 2018
A summary of sports events and persons who made news on Wednesday
Football Briefs: Barca survive Celta fightback to stay unbeatenRediff.com18 Apr 2018
News of all that's transpired on and off the football field
Indian-American billionaire arrested; charged with opioid fraudRediff.com27 Oct 2017
Amritsar-born entrepreneur John Nath Kapoor was arrested by the FBI for bribing doctors to over-prescribe a powerful opioid to patients.
US: 9 killed as plane crashes into apartment in USRediff.com11 Nov 2015
All nine people on board a private corporate jet were killed when it crashed into an apartment building in Akron in the US state of Ohio, the owner and operator of the plane said.
Struggling with spasms Lahiri cards disappointing 77 at World GolfRediff.com7 Aug 2015
Anirban Lahiri, coming in after a short break following events in Europe, was hit by back spasms early in his first round as he carded a 77 in the World Golf Championships-Invitational in Akron, Ohio, United States.
Shocking: Technology Driven Tyres That Power Your CarRediff.com12 Mar 2015
India and Russia deepen bilateral tiesRediff.com11 Dec 2014
Putin's visit comes at a time when Russia's economy is stalling as oil prices tumble
The Kashmiri Pandit who wants to be California's governorRediff.com22 Jan 2014
'Today, the gift of a good education and the opportunity it creates are out of reach for millions of struggling Californians. That's why I'm running for governor -- to create jobs and give kids a quality education. Jobs and education. That's it. That's my platform'. Neel Tushar Kashkari, the son of Srinagar-born and raised Kashmiri Pandit immigrants, throws his hat in the ring for California governor.
Indian American actor gets 7 years for extortionRediff.com16 Sep 2013
Indian-American actor Vivek Shah, 26, of West Hollywood, California, was sentenced to 7 years and 3 months in federal prison for orchestrating a multimillion-dollar extortion scheme.
McIlroy bows out of British Open after 'practice round'Rediff.com20 Jul 2013
Rory McIlroy turned the last 11 holes of his British Open into a glorified practice round on Friday as the Northern Irishman missed a British Open cut for the first time.
I will be back for the Open, says JeevRediff.com22 Jul 2012
Jeev Milkha Singh finished his campaign at the 141st Open Championships rather tamely with a three-over 73 that ended with a double bogey on the 18th in Lytham, England, on Sunday.
Pacemaker inventor Wilson Greatbatch deadRediff.com28 Sep 2011
Greatbatch, whose invention is keeping millions of hearts beating in rhythm, passed away in Buffalo, New York. The cause of death has not been disclosed, the BBC reported.
PIX: Eight dead as gunman goes berserk in OhioRediff.com8 Aug 2011
Seven people, including an 11-year-old child, were shot and killed in a small town in northeastern Ohio in the United States on Sunday in a rampage that ended when police killed the suspected gunman, CNN reported.
Atwal tied 18th with Tiger WoodsRediff.com5 Aug 2011
Arjun Atwal made a strong start, with a two-under 68, to be placed at tied 18th along with Tiger Woods after the opening round of the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational at the Firestone Country Club, Akron, Ohio. At the top of the table is Adam Scott, who has with him Steve Williams, the caddie Woods sacked recently.
Woods to return to golf action in Ohio next weekRediff.com29 Jul 2011
Tiger Woods, who has missed the last two majors because of leg injuries, will return to competition at next week's WGC-Bridgestone Invitational in Akron, Ohio, the former world number one said on Thursday.
Shiv Gaglani in inventor's hall of fameRediff.com20 Oct 2008
His invention, 'A novel rapid prototyping approach to tissue engineering,' has won him many awards, the latest being an induction into the National Museum of Education's Gallery for America's Young Inventors.
Indian confirmed for prestigious Treasury jobRediff.com6 Aug 2008
Neel Kashkari, who was nominated by President George W Bush to the post of Assistant Secretary of Treasury for International Affairs, has been confirmed by the Senate and has begun work in his new job, even if it is only for the next six months.
Indian Amercian gets plum post in US govtRediff.com18 Jul 2008
Neel Kashkari, who was the Senior Advisor to US Treasury Secretary Henry M Paulson, was nominated by President Bush to the post of Assistant Secretary of Treasury for International Affairs and has been confirmed by the US Senate.
Tiger back with a bangRediff.com17 Jun 2008
In his first tournament back after an eight-week break, Tiger Woods clinched his 14th major title with a playoff victory over fellow American Rocco Mediate at the US Open.
Amar Bose in US Inventors Hall of FameRediff.com12 Mar 2008
Amar Bose last month joined the ranks of Alexander Graham Bell and Thomas Alva Edison, after the National Inventors Hall of Fame announced his name as one of the seven living 2008 inductees. Dr Bose is only the second Indian American after Dr Rangaswamy Srinivasan, whose invention of ultraviolet surgical and dental procedures resulted in what is known today as LASIK surgery, to be inducted in the Hall of Fame.
Now, tech to catch drivers using cellphonesRediff.com21 Jun 2007
Instead of a police officer observing a cellphone in use, the system automatically detects a cellphone call and records which car was making the call.
Pentagon honors Indian-American for airless tyreRediff.com24 Oct 2006
NRI doctor's murder: Wife chargedRediff.com4 Aug 2006
Bizarre details of the killing have surfaced in the last several weeks.
NRI doctor's murder: Wife to stand trialRediff.com25 Jul 2006
According to authorities, Donna was planning to divorce her husband in the hope of getting up to $4 million by way of settlement.
Randhawa struggles to 70Rediff.com22 Aug 2005
Jyoti Randhawa settled for 70th place finish as Tiger Woods won his fifth title of the season in Ohio.
Randhawa tied 26thRediff.com19 Aug 2005
The Indian laboured to a nine-over par 79 on the opening day of the WGC-NEC Invitational golf tournament.
McDonald's fined $4,90,000 in AIDS suitRediff.com8 Jul 2005
A jury has ruled that McDonald's Corp discriminated against a restaurant manager who claimed he was forced out of his job after the company learned he had AIDS.
Your studying abroad queries answered!Rediff.com23 May 2005
Get Ahead's international education counselor Karan Gupta answers readers' questions on international education.
Errant pilots caused plane scareRediff.com12 May 2005
Fighter aircraft and a Black Hawk helicopter forced the Cessna, which had taken off from a Pensylvannia airport, to land at an airport in Frederick, Maryland, about 40 miles from Washington.
Woods' number one ranking in dangerRediff.com19 Aug 2004
Religion to play crucial role in US polls: ReportRediff.com14 Jun 2004
A poll conducted by Time magazine found that those who consider themselves 'very religious' support incumbent George W Bush over his democratic challenger John Kerry by 59 per cent to 35 per cent.