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Winners of World Press Photo of the Year are truly incredible

Winners of World Press Photo of the Year are truly incredible

Rediff.com21 Apr 2021

A photo symbolising "love and compassion" of an 85-year-old Brazilian woman getting her first embrace in five months from a nurse through a transparent "hug curtain" has been named the World Press Photo of the Year. This year, according to organisers, 74,470 images were submitted for judging, made by 4,315 photographers from 130 different countries. World Press Photo has been kind enough to allow to share some of this year's winning photos here with you.

OTT Shows to Watch This Week

OTT Shows to Watch This Week

Rediff.com6 Oct 2020

Another week and a spate of OTT shows and movies to watch. Here's what Sukanya Verma recommends.

Massive fire at Beirut port weeks after deadly blast

Massive fire at Beirut port weeks after deadly blast

Rediff.com10 Sep 2020

Army helicopters were taking part in efforts to extinguish the fire, the agency said in its report.

The best of the week gone by

The best of the week gone by

Rediff.com24 Aug 2020

From the protests in Belarus, to people in Beirut picking up the pieces after the deadly blast, to the Democratic National Convention held in Delaware in the United States, here are the top images from the week gone by.

Lebanon government resigns over deadly Beirut blasts

Lebanon government resigns over deadly Beirut blasts

Rediff.com11 Aug 2020

In a televised address, Diab said endemic corruption was behind the deadly blast which devastated the Lebanese capital last week. "One of the examples of corruption has exploded in the port of Beirut," Diab said, adding that state was incapable of taking on the confessional system because the two were deeply intertwined.

After Beirut, 700 tonnes of chemical near Chennai raises alarm

After Beirut, 700 tonnes of chemical near Chennai raises alarm

Rediff.com7 Aug 2020

The chemical worth Rs 1.80 crore was seized from a Tamil Nadu-based importer in 2015, who had allegedly declared it as fertiliser grade although it was an explosive grade.

'A real horror show': Massive explosion rocks Beirut

'A real horror show': Massive explosion rocks Beirut

Rediff.com5 Aug 2020

Lebanese Prime Minister Hassan Diab in a televised address to the county warned that those who were responsible for the devastating catastrophe will be held accountable and not go unpunished.

Guess who this actress is?

Guess who this actress is?

Rediff.com18 Jun 2020

It's #ThrowbackThursday and Bollywood actors have so many beautiful memories.

Expect more suicide attacks in Kashmir

Expect more suicide attacks in Kashmir

Rediff.com15 Feb 2019

'The future does not look very promising for peace in Kashmir,' warns Colonel Anil A Athale (retd).

365 days. 319 films

365 days. 319 films

Rediff.com21 Jan 2019

How many of the 319 films Aseem Chhabra watched in 2018 have you seen?

PHOTOS: The odd, odd world we live in!

PHOTOS: The odd, odd world we live in!

Rediff.com30 Oct 2018

These images prove we live in a wonderfully weird world.

Sarnath Banerjee isn't writing graphic novels anymore

Sarnath Banerjee isn't writing graphic novels anymore

Rediff.com11 Oct 2018

'There is no audience anymore for my graphic novels. Few people seem interested in what I find interesting,' Sarnath Banerjee tells Uttaran Das Gupta.

Photos! 8 stunning mosques from across the world

Photos! 8 stunning mosques from across the world

Rediff.com31 May 2018

Presenting Part 1 of our series.

Grammys 2018: Hottest style moments you can copy

Grammys 2018: Hottest style moments you can copy

Rediff.com29 Jan 2018

From Lady Gaga's hair to Elton's custom jacket, there's something for everyone.

How Malala Yousafzai will help India's girls

How Malala Yousafzai will help India's girls

Rediff.com25 Jan 2018

Apple has teamed up with the Malala Fund to support girls' education.

Did Kendall choose the wrong year to debut at Golden Globes?

Did Kendall choose the wrong year to debut at Golden Globes?

Rediff.com8 Jan 2018

The 22-yr-old model was trolled for her surprise appearance at the 75th Golden Globes.

It sure looks a lot like Christmas!

It sure looks a lot like Christmas!

Rediff.com25 Dec 2017

From lights to colourful markets, the world is all lit up to celebrate the holiday cheer! Here are images from around the world.

Selfie daredevil dies, but the extreme selfie madness lives on

Selfie daredevil dies, but the extreme selfie madness lives on

Rediff.com14 Dec 2017

In photos: When people go to the heights of danger for a 'cool' selfie.

A tale of two Akbars, and of Muslim women

A tale of two Akbars, and of Muslim women

Rediff.com14 Mar 2017

Have Muslim women taken to the BJP under Modi even while their menfolk cling to 'secular' politics, asks Syed Firdaus Ashraf.

The world lights up for Christmas

The world lights up for Christmas

Rediff.com21 Dec 2016

The spirit of Christmas is on show in streets across the world, with Christmas lights displays popping up in people's front yards.

What do you want for Christmas?

What do you want for Christmas?

Rediff.com19 Dec 2016

Photographers across continents have asked youngsters to depict what they wanted as gifts this festive season and here's what they said.

PIX: Lisa Ray's LOVELY Lebanon holiday

PIX: Lisa Ray's LOVELY Lebanon holiday

Rediff.com21 Sep 2016

It's time to tour Lebanon with Lisa Ray, who had gone on vacation with husband Jason Dehni.

PIX: Lisa Ray holidays in Lebanon

PIX: Lisa Ray holidays in Lebanon

Rediff.com30 Aug 2016

The top posts on social media from your favourite Bollywood celebrities.

India believes in faith equality, not in faith supremacy: M J Akbar

India believes in faith equality, not in faith supremacy: M J Akbar

Rediff.com16 Aug 2016

In the city to lead India's 70th Independence Day celebrations, M J Akbar called terrorism a major threat to human rights.

Constrained by war, Syrian athletes dream of Olympic glory

Constrained by war, Syrian athletes dream of Olympic glory

Rediff.com4 Aug 2016

Syria's Olympic Committee is sending seven athletes to compete in Rio this month, in athletics, swimming, judo, table tennis and weightlifting.

'If he moved to India, he could never return to Pakistan'

'If he moved to India, he could never return to Pakistan'

Rediff.com28 Jun 2016

'The biggest advantage for India was its seasoned and experienced political leadership who had spent decades struggling against the Raj and had spent years behind bars.' 'Not a single prominent leader of the Muslim League spent one day in jail.' 'Gandhiji, Nehru and Sardar Patel were intelligent, shrewd men with their hands on the popular pulse.'

'You can't stand on a podium and preach to India'

'You can't stand on a podium and preach to India'

Rediff.com9 Jun 2016

'India is no longer the India of the '70s and the '80s.' 'It's a large country with the fastest growing economy.' 'In working with India, you just can't go and humiliate the nation publicly.' USIBC President Mukesh Aghi tells Aziz Haniffa/Rediff.com about how he advises American companies to do business with India, what he thinks of Modi's government and the way forward for the India-US relationship.

Gold sinks below Rs 30k-mark, silver down by Rs 600

Gold sinks below Rs 30k-mark, silver down by Rs 600

Rediff.com10 May 2016

Silver also dived by Rs 600 to Rs 40,600 per kg.

Photos: Aspiring models audition for Lakme Fashion Week

Photos: Aspiring models audition for Lakme Fashion Week

Rediff.com29 Feb 2016

Here's what all happened at the Lakme Fashion Week Model Auditions for Summer/Resort 2016.

The odd, odd world we live in!

The odd, odd world we live in!

Rediff.com24 Feb 2016

Here's this week of photos that prove we live in a mad world.

Saudis sever ties with Iran as row over Shiite cleric's execution escalates

Saudis sever ties with Iran as row over Shiite cleric's execution escalates

Rediff.com4 Jan 2016

Saudi Arabia has severed diplomatic ties with Iran following attacks on the kingdom's embassy and consulate in the Islamic Republic over the execution of a Shiite cleric.

Saudis execute top Shiite cleric along with 46 others; triggers Mideast rage

Saudis execute top Shiite cleric along with 46 others; triggers Mideast rage

Rediff.com3 Jan 2016

Saudi Arabia on Sunday came under attack globally a day after it carried out mass execution of 47 people, including Shia cleric Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr who was a vocal critic of the government and the Saudi monarchy.

'ISIS ousted from Ramadi, but fight far from over'

'ISIS ousted from Ramadi, but fight far from over'

Rediff.com29 Dec 2015

In a significant development in the war against militant group Islamic State, Iraqi forces have retaken control of Ramadi from the Islamic State with the United States also hailing their victory.

2015 in PHOTOS: From bloodshed to brotherhood

2015 in PHOTOS: From bloodshed to brotherhood

Rediff.com23 Dec 2015

Rediff.com presents a selection of the year's most enduring moments year from around the world

REWIND: Stunning PHOTOS of the week that was

REWIND: Stunning PHOTOS of the week that was

Rediff.com14 Dec 2015

Here's a glimpse of all that happened around the world last week, in 10 images.

Size of terror risk insurance pool might touch Rs 1,800 cr

Size of terror risk insurance pool might touch Rs 1,800 cr

Rediff.com7 Dec 2015

The pool was formed by non-life insurance cos in India in Apr '02.

Odd PHOTOS from a mad, mad world!

Odd PHOTOS from a mad, mad world!

Rediff.com2 Dec 2015

Here's this week of photos that prove we live in a mad world.

The mystery of how the Islamic State makes its millions

The mystery of how the Islamic State makes its millions

Rediff.com28 Nov 2015

Not with standing the Western nations' zeal to wage a war against the group, unless its source of funding is known and curbed, its rampage will likely continue.

'We will always fight this battle with our hands tied behind our back'

'We will always fight this battle with our hands tied behind our back'

Rediff.com23 Nov 2015

'It has taken bombings in Beirut, bombing of a Russian airliner and now terror attacks in Paris for people to realise that we are not going to achieve our objectives of destroying ISIS if we drive in second gear. We need to get into top gear.'

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