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Where Hollywood Classics Come To Life

Where Hollywood Classics Come To Life

Rediff.com1 days ago

A sneak preview ahead of the opening of the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures in Los Angeles.

5 MUST-SEE Amitabh SUSPENSE Movies

5 MUST-SEE Amitabh SUSPENSE Movies

Rediff.com25 Aug 2021

Amitabh Bachchan will be seen in Rumy Jafry's thriller Chehre, and while the trailer looks good, this isn't the first time the actor has *thrilled* us!

'Jamsetji Tata is the world's biggest philanthropist'

'Jamsetji Tata is the world's biggest philanthropist'

Rediff.com23 Jun 2021

Indian industry's doyen Jamsetji Tata has emerged as the biggest philanthropist globally in the last century by donating $102 billion, as per a list of top-50 givers prepared by Hurun Report and EdelGive Foundation.' Tata, the founder of what has now become a group spanning interests from salt to software, is ahead of others like Bill Gates and his now estranged wife Melinda who have donated $74.6 billion, Warren Buffet ($37.4 billion), George Soros ($34.8 billion) and John D Rockefeller ($26.8 billion), the list showed.

Why Great Men Worship Light of Asia

Why Great Men Worship Light of Asia

Rediff.com17 Jun 2021

Count among The Light of Asia's many, many admirers over 132 years: Gandhi, Tagore, Vivekananda, Nehru and Ambedkar, Tolstoy and Kipling, Yeats and Eliot, Alfred Nobel, Dmitri Mendeleev and C V Raman. Jairam Ramesh reveals why he decided to write a book on Edwin Arnold, who wrote The Light of Asia.

PIX: Messi nets twice in Barca win; Inter win Serie A

PIX: Messi nets twice in Barca win; Inter win Serie A

Rediff.com3 May 2021

Lionel Messi scored a 50th freekick goal for Barcelona as he led his side to a quick-fire comeback to win 3-2 at Valencia on Sunday and keep the pressure on La Liga title rivals Atletico Madrid and Real Madrid.

'I felt Irrfan may come back'

'I felt Irrfan may come back'

Rediff.com11 Mar 2021

'I knew things were not going well, but there was always that hope.'

Indian football: NorthEast United stun Mumbai City

Indian football: NorthEast United stun Mumbai City

Rediff.com30 Jan 2021

NorthEast United got the better of Mumbai City yet again, doing a double over the Islanders with a 2-1 win in the Hero Indian Super League

Indian Soccer: East Bengal pile further misery on BFC

Indian Soccer: East Bengal pile further misery on BFC

Rediff.com9 Jan 2021

Former champions Chennai City FC defeated Gokulam Kerala FC 2-1 in their opening match of the I-League, Kalyani, on Saturday.

Champions League PIX: Ronaldo matches Messi's record

Champions League PIX: Ronaldo matches Messi's record

Rediff.com25 Nov 2020

Juventus progressed to the Champions League last 16 after a Cristiano Ronaldo goal and a late header from substitute Alvaro Morata gave them a comeback 2-1 home win over Hungarians Ferencvaros on Tuesday.

Soccer PICS: Depleted Real draw at Villarreal

Soccer PICS: Depleted Real draw at Villarreal

Rediff.com22 Nov 2020

Unai Emery's Villarreal were much improved in the second half and had spurned numerous chances before Moreno's leveller.

No one knows Kamal Haasan better than I do

No one knows Kamal Haasan better than I do

Rediff.com7 Nov 2020

'I can write a book about Kamal Haasan. No, make that three books.'

Nobel in Economics goes to Paul Milgrom, Robert Wilson

Nobel in Economics goes to Paul Milgrom, Robert Wilson

Rediff.com12 Oct 2020

"This year's Laureates, Paul Milgrom and Robert Wilson, have studied how auctions work. They have also used their insights to design new auction formats for goods and services that are difficult to sell in a traditional way, such as radio frequencies. Their discoveries have benefitted sellers, buyers and taxpayers around the world," the academy said.

World Food Programme wins 2020 Nobel Peace Prize

World Food Programme wins 2020 Nobel Peace Prize

Rediff.com9 Oct 2020

According to an official statement by the Committee, the Nobel Peace Prize for 2020 has been decided to be given to the World Food Programme "for its efforts to combat hunger, for its contribution to bettering conditions for peace in conflict-affected areas and for acting as a driving force in efforts to prevent the use of hunger as a weapon of war and conflict."

PIX: Going back to the theatre

PIX: Going back to the theatre

Rediff.com8 Oct 2020

As we prepare to return to the land of silver screens and samosa, Sukanya Verma looks at notable theatre moments in Hindi films.

Trump's Nobel Prize nomination -- what you need to know

Trump's Nobel Prize nomination -- what you need to know

Rediff.com18 Sep 2020

Less than two months before the election, United States President Donald Trump seems to have something to celebrate -- a nomination for the Nobel Peace Prize.

'Don't make the industry a soft target'

'Don't make the industry a soft target'

Rediff.com15 Sep 2020

'I have never had a foul experience in the industry.' 'There are rotten apples everywhere, in your family, relatives, friends circle, colleagues...' 'It's very vulnerable because of the glamour, but it's very heartbreaking to hear bad things about the industry.' 'It's not such a bad place.'

Scientists recommend 40% humidity to curb COVID-19 spread

Scientists recommend 40% humidity to curb COVID-19 spread

Rediff.com21 Aug 2020

In their review of studies, published in the journal Aerosol and Air Quality Research, the scientists specifically drew focus on relative humidity, which is a measure of water vapour in the air compared to the total saturation of vapour that can exist in the air at its current temperature.

10 OTT Shows To Watch

10 OTT Shows To Watch

Rediff.com20 Jul 2020

As cinemas remain shut and watching movies on big screen still a distant dream, OTT platforms are keeping us distracted from the pandemic with its steady supply of content.

No more 'N-word': Scrabble players look to bar racist or homophobic slurs

No more 'N-word': Scrabble players look to bar racist or homophobic slurs

Rediff.com7 Jul 2020

Language has become a hotly debated topic after protests against racism following the death of George Floyd in US police custody on May 25, with bands, consumer brands, and buildings and roads named after slave traders renamed.

Bundesliga: Leipzig score twice in Hoffenheim win

Bundesliga: Leipzig score twice in Hoffenheim win

Rediff.com13 Jun 2020

The result also ensured an unhappy start for Hoffenheim's unorthodox five-man coaching team who replaced Alfred Schreuder after his sacking on Tuesday. The hosts remain seventh on 43 points as they chase a Europa League qualifying spot.

Mrs Serial Killer review

Mrs Serial Killer review

Rediff.com4 May 2020

'This 100-minute film just doesn't entertain you for even 10 minutes,' complains Joginder Tuteja.

Fighting COVID-19: TIPS from an ex-Army officer

Fighting COVID-19: TIPS from an ex-Army officer

Rediff.com22 Apr 2020

Bengaluru based Dinesh Malhotra, 54, an ex-Army officer who is working as a human resource professional in a construction firm shares some survival tips.

10 Ways to Survive the Lockdown

10 Ways to Survive the Lockdown

Rediff.com3 Apr 2020

Sreehari Nair lists some movies, documentaries, recorded-performance films, and literature and music suggestions that might help.

Compassion In The Time of Coronavirus

Compassion In The Time of Coronavirus

Rediff.com21 Mar 2020

'Tragically, compassion is in short supply in our ancient capital city, as the horrific violence in recent weeks testified,' points out Ambassador M K Bhadrakumar.

Football PIX: Madrid lose; Bayern widen lead

Football PIX: Madrid lose; Bayern widen lead

Rediff.com9 Mar 2020

Images from the football matches played across Europe on Sunday

When a Nobel Laureate comes to town!

When a Nobel Laureate comes to town!

Rediff.com14 Jan 2020

What does Nobel Laureate Abhijit Banerjee thinks about India's education sector?

Abhijit Banerjee's Dhoti Chic

Abhijit Banerjee's Dhoti Chic

Rediff.com25 Dec 2019

'The bhadralok would have earlier baulked at the very idea of wearing a coloured dhoti; now, with Dr Banerjee wearing, it is quite likely to be the hot fashion item during Durga Puja next year,' says Uttaran Das Gupta.

Soccer PIX: Lazio beat Juve to win Italian Supercup

Soccer PIX: Lazio beat Juve to win Italian Supercup

Rediff.com23 Dec 2019

In other European football action Real Madrid were left frustrated after a goalless draw against Athletic Bilbao in their La Liga match on Sunday.

Raj Kapoor and Bollywood find a place in Iranian hearts

Raj Kapoor and Bollywood find a place in Iranian hearts

Rediff.com17 Dec 2019

Indian films, and Raj Kapoor in particular, have a special place in Iranian cinephilia or cinemadoosti, Ranjita Ganesan discovers on a visit to Iran.

In bandhgala & dhoti, Abhijit Banerjee receives Nobel

In bandhgala & dhoti, Abhijit Banerjee receives Nobel

Rediff.com11 Dec 2019

Indian-American economist Abhijit Banerjee and his French-American wife Esther Duflo along with their colleague Michael Kremer received the 2019 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences on Tuesday for their work to alleviate global poverty that has helped millions of children in an experimental approach that favours practical steps over theory.

How a desi is making waves at MoMA

How a desi is making waves at MoMA

Rediff.com27 Nov 2019

'We'll certainly have Hollywood productions, so why wouldn't we have Bollywood?'

The Bypass Road Review

The Bypass Road Review

Rediff.com8 Nov 2019

'Bypass Road goes around in circles and gets nowhere,' declares Sukanya Verma.

Soccer Extras: Dijon stun sloppy PSG

Soccer Extras: Dijon stun sloppy PSG

Rediff.com2 Nov 2019

News of all that transpired on and off the football field

PICS: Ronaldo strikes as Juventus extend Serie A lead

PICS: Ronaldo strikes as Juventus extend Serie A lead

Rediff.com20 Oct 2019

Cristiano Ronaldo opened the scoring as Juventus beat visiting Bologna 2-1 on Saturday to move four points clear at the top of the Serie A table. Ronaldo struck from close range after 19 minutes, but Danilo levelled for the visitors soon afterwards.

These images stand for peace and hope!

These images stand for peace and hope!

Rediff.com16 Oct 2019

From climate activists to orangutan babies, here are the winners of the Alfred Fried Photography Award. The Alfred Fried Photography Award recognises and promotes photographers from all over the world whose pictures capture human efforts towards a peaceful world and the quest for beauty and goodness in our lives. The award goes to those photographs that best express the idea that our future lies in peaceful coexistence. Take a look.

PM congratulates Abhijit; Rahul says he helped conceptualise 'Nyay'

PM congratulates Abhijit; Rahul says he helped conceptualise 'Nyay'

Rediff.com14 Oct 2019

Rahul Gandhi said he had helped the party conceptualise its 'Nyay' scheme to help remonetise the economy.

MIT congratulates Abhijit Banerjee, wife Esther Duflo

MIT congratulates Abhijit Banerjee, wife Esther Duflo

Rediff.com14 Oct 2019

MIT, in a release, said the 'work of Duflo and Banerjee has emphasised the use of field experiments in research, to bring the principles of laboratory-style randomised, controlled trials to empirical economics'.

And the BEST part of an item song is...

And the BEST part of an item song is...

Rediff.com14 Oct 2019

'Her short black choli with a deep cut-out back and multi-coloured pom-poms became quite a sensation. It was clearly meant to draw your attention to Kareena's perfect figure.'

The house which transformed Mohandas to Mahatma

The house which transformed Mohandas to Mahatma

Rediff.com1 Oct 2019

'Kaba Gandhi no Delo', a bungalow in a narrow bylane of old Rajkot is mute witness to events that laid the foundation of the beliefs that shaped the character of the 'Father of the Nation'.

The Khandaani Shafakhana review

The Khandaani Shafakhana review

Rediff.com2 Aug 2019

Khandaani Shafakhana neither enlightens nor entertains, feels Sukanya Verma.

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