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The courage of Captain Haneef, Vir Chakra, martyr at 25

The courage of Captain Haneef, Vir Chakra, martyr at 25

Rediff.com23 Jul 2019

'Captain Haneef-ud-din, pulling his sinewy body forward, crawled, rifle in hand, in the snow on 6 June 1999. He died on this craggy mountainside exactly two years after he had passed out of the IMA...'

Cairo is a feast for all the senses

Cairo is a feast for all the senses

Rediff.com15 May 2018

Cairo, Egypt's sprawling capital, is a maelstrom of sights, sounds and smells.

Padmaavat Review: Rajput pride played out on a loop

Padmaavat Review: Rajput pride played out on a loop

Rediff.com25 Jan 2018

'Sanjay Leela Bhansali's historical characters behave as though they are already aware of the chapters that will be dedicated to them and the sonnets that will be written in their memory.' 'And yet, they talk relentlessly about making and remaking history.' 'Can anything be more superficial?' asks Sreehari Nair.

Food confessions from a fashion designer

Food confessions from a fashion designer

Rediff.com3 Dec 2015

Wendell Rodricks's passion for fashion has its roots in food, he reveals in this heartwarming essay.

Check out Barack's home in Mumbai

Check out Barack's home in Mumbai

Rediff.com4 Nov 2010

This palatial suite, with Italian marble floors, furnished with antiques (ranging from Belgian chandeliers to British era artifacts), original paintings (that were restored by a battery of artists after they were damaged in the terrorist attacks) and old-style grandeur, offers a patio overlooking the harbour, a balcony in the shadow of the Gateway, a master bedroom and a living-dining room.

Raja Sen: Raavan is unforgivably boring

Raja Sen: Raavan is unforgivably boring

Rediff.com18 Jun 2010

Raavan's deadliest sin isn't in the clumsy dialogue, hammy acting or lame, oversimplified adaptation but in that it fails to engage us.

Anandha Thandavam not as good as the novel

Anandha Thandavam not as good as the novel

Rediff.com10 Apr 2009

The successive works of a hit-maker are always eagerly looked forward to. Will he be able to re-create the magic, or will the film fall flat on its face?

Indian's work of art sold for Rs 16.75 cr!

Indian's work of art sold for Rs 16.75 cr!

Rediff.com5 Jul 2008

However, at the same auction, where a small sculpture was bagged for Rs 4.15 crore (Rs 41.5 million), he also received his highest price ever for an Untitled work in alabaster with a double concave (playing once again on the form of duality that he constantly explores) for a record Rs 16.75 crore (Rs 167.5 million).

Designing hospitality his passion

Designing hospitality his passion

Rediff.com5 May 2007

Being saddled with the tag of 'hospitality industry specialist' doesn't bother architect Bobby Mukherji. He feels it is good to do work in an industry where people from all over the world can take a closer look and admire it.

Daimler Chrysler upbeat on Orissa

Daimler Chrysler upbeat on Orissa

Rediff.com23 Apr 2007

Orissa is truly shining. Its new found status as an investment destination has seen a significant increase in the customer base for various luxury products.

Column: Why Omkara blew my mind

Column: Why Omkara blew my mind

Rediff.com2 Aug 2006

Tenacious Saira Banu

Tenacious Saira Banu

Rediff.com13 Jan 2003