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Assam Rifles CO, wife, 6-yr-old son, 4 personnel killed in Manipur ambush

Assam Rifles CO, wife, 6-yr-old son, 4 personnel killed in Manipur ambush

Rediff.com15 Nov 2021

The incident occurred in Churachandpur district close to the Myanmar border.

7 coaches of Bengaluru-bound train derail in TN, no casualty reported

7 coaches of Bengaluru-bound train derail in TN, no casualty reported

Rediff.com12 Nov 2021

Seven coaches of a Bengaluru-bound train derailed near Dharmapuri in Tamil Nadu on Friday after boulders fell on it but all the 2,000-odd passengers were safe and nobody was injured in the incident, the Southern Railway said in Bengaluru.

'Alappuzha may get submerged in 20-25 years'

'Alappuzha may get submerged in 20-25 years'

Rediff.com7 Nov 2021

'Because of the melting of ice as well as irresponsible human behaviour such as throwing soil and plastic into the sea, there has been a rise in temperature.' 'I fear there will be direct and dangerous consequences for us.'

'Have lost everything': Heart-wrenching scenes in flood-hit Kerala

'Have lost everything': Heart-wrenching scenes in flood-hit Kerala

Rediff.com17 Oct 2021

Many elderly villagers said it was for the first time in their decades-old life that they were seeing and experiencing such severe rainfall.

Assam, Meghalaya officials jointly visit disputed border areas

Assam, Meghalaya officials jointly visit disputed border areas

Rediff.com5 Oct 2021

The two neighbouring states have disputes over 12 areas. There are minor differences over six of these areas and the states have decided to resolve these on priority.

Heavy rains damage highways in Uttarakhand, traffic suspended

Heavy rains damage highways in Uttarakhand, traffic suspended

Rediff.com27 Aug 2021

Heavy overnight rains damaged the Rishikesh-Gangotri and Rishikesh-Badrinath national highways in Uttarakhand leading to suspension of traffic along the affected stretches for public safety, an official said on Friday.

Can India win an Olympic Medal in Climbing?

Can India win an Olympic Medal in Climbing?

Rediff.com17 Aug 2021

While sport climbing made its debut in the Olympics only this year, it has had a popular home in India for many years now.

4 more bodies recovered from landslide site in HP; toll rises to 14

4 more bodies recovered from landslide site in HP; toll rises to 14

Rediff.com12 Aug 2021

A Bolero car still could not be traced, he added.

PIX: Climbing makes thrilling debut at Tokyo Olympics

PIX: Climbing makes thrilling debut at Tokyo Olympics

Rediff.com3 Aug 2021

Frenchman Bassa Mawem scaled close to the world record in the speed section of the Tokyo Games climbing competition, as more than a third of the 20-man field posted personal bests in a sensational start to the sport's Olympic debut on Tuesday.

'I've been damaged so much'

'I've been damaged so much'

Rediff.com29 Jul 2021

'I don't know why I haven't broken down.'

Tokyo Games: The Math in Everything

Tokyo Games: The Math in Everything

Rediff.com29 Jul 2021

I wondered how being scientist-mathematician helps one cycle better. Perhaps the self-discipline helps; perhaps it is the scientist-technologist perspective of breaking down the whole into separate pieces, identifying specifics and working on them for improved results, mulls Shyam G Menon.

9 dead as boulders slide down hill in Himachal

9 dead as boulders slide down hill in Himachal

Rediff.com25 Jul 2021

Heavy boulders fell on a tempo traveller carrying 11 people and of them, eight were killed and three were injured, according to the police.

Rains hit Konkan Railway services, 6000 passengers stranded in Maharashtra

Rains hit Konkan Railway services, 6000 passengers stranded in Maharashtra

Rediff.com22 Jul 2021

Nearly 6,000 passengers were stranded as train services on the Konkan Railway route in Maharashtra's Ratnagiri district were suspended on Thursday after a river overflowed following heavy rains, while incessant downpour badly hit road and rail traffic in several parts of the state, including around Mumbai, as authorities called in NDRF to help the administration in rescue efforts.

Heavy rains lash Maha, Konkan railway suspends ops

Heavy rains lash Maha, Konkan railway suspends ops

Rediff.com22 Jul 2021

Teams of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) were roped in to rescue hundreds of stranded people, they said.

U'khand tragedy caused by massive rock and ice avalanche

U'khand tragedy caused by massive rock and ice avalanche

Rediff.com11 Jun 2021

The study suggests that climate change is contributing to such events happening more frequently, and highlights risks of increasing development projects in fragile environments.

Bengal: Yaas-hit people cry for food, shelter amid heavy rain

Bengal: Yaas-hit people cry for food, shelter amid heavy rain

Rediff.com27 May 2021

Hundreds of people complained that they had to go without food and sleep in the aftermath of cyclone, which has wreaked havoc in Bengal, as their homes lay inundated amid heavy showers that continued to pummel several parts of the state.

Bodies of suspected Covid victims found floating in Ganga, Yamuna

Bodies of suspected Covid victims found floating in Ganga, Yamuna

Rediff.com10 May 2021

Several bodies, decomposed, bloated and suspected to be of people who succumbed to COVID-19, were on Monday found floating in the river Ganga in a Bihar district.

'Strong evidence' COVID-19 predominantly spreads through air: Study

'Strong evidence' COVID-19 predominantly spreads through air: Study

Rediff.com16 Apr 2021

The researchers noted that transmission rates of SARS-CoV-2 are much higher indoors than outdoors, and transmission is greatly reduced by indoor ventilation.

India's cry for water falls on deaf ears

India's cry for water falls on deaf ears

Rediff.com23 Mar 2021

India's water future remains very bleak. The monsoon season, which once extended to 4 months, is now down to less than 30 days of heavy rain.

Gunman kills 10 in Colorado market shooting

Gunman kills 10 in Colorado market shooting

Rediff.com23 Mar 2021

One person of interest has been taken into custody, but no motive has been released. That person was injured in the incident, said Kerry Yamaguchi, a commander with the Boulder police department.

Do Modi-Shah understand Punjab politics?

Do Modi-Shah understand Punjab politics?

Rediff.com10 Dec 2020

The Sikhs love a good fight, and that's what the Modi government has given them.

How Mi-8 helped India's Operation Cactus

How Mi-8 helped India's Operation Cactus

Rediff.com3 Nov 2020

We salute the Mi-8 today on the occasion of the 32nd anniversary of Operation Cactus. Through its glorious service career, the Mi-8 left an indelible mark on the future by providing the IAF with a lineage of professional helicopter aircrew, says Air Commodore Nitin Sathe (retd).

China: India must hold the line in the north

China: India must hold the line in the north

Rediff.com8 Sep 2020

'Our strategy should be to 'hold the line' in the north on the Sino-Indian land frontier, but maintain and, if possible, enlarge India's current edge in the maritime south.'

Kerala landslides: Toll rises to 24; 46 still missing

Kerala landslides: Toll rises to 24; 46 still missing

Rediff.com8 Aug 2020

"The death toll has gone up to 24. The search operations are still going on. However, rains have started. "Despite that, our officials, and the NDRF are engaged in search and rescue operations," Idukki District Collector H Dineshan said.

15 killed in landslide; over 50 missing as rains pound Kerala

15 killed in landslide; over 50 missing as rains pound Kerala

Rediff.com7 Aug 2020

The incident is said to have occurred in the wee hours when a huge mound of earth fell on the 'row houses' and two children and five women were among the deceased, most of whom were plantation workers from neighbouring Tamil Nadu.

'There is a general shift in Chinese behaviour with the world'

'There is a general shift in Chinese behaviour with the world'

Rediff.com26 Jun 2020

'You can see that in Chinese behaviour in the Yellow Sea, you can see it in their behaviour towards Taiwan, you can see it in their behaviour towards Hong Kong, you can see it on our border as well.'

Super Cyclone Amphan to hit on May 20, cause heavy damage: IMD

Super Cyclone Amphan to hit on May 20, cause heavy damage: IMD

Rediff.com19 May 2020

An unspecified number of people were evacuated from coastal areas of Odisha where Jagatsinghpur, Kendrapara, Bhadrak and Balasore were likely to experience heavy rainfall accompanied by high-velocity winds, particularly on May 19 and 20, IMD Director General Mrutyunjay Mohapatra said.

Triathlete Carfrae's virtual race end after husband pulls out plug

Triathlete Carfrae's virtual race end after husband pulls out plug

Rediff.com6 Apr 2020

Australian triathlete Mirinda Carfrae was cruising along in second place in a virtual bike race when she unexpectedly lost her way.

Tokyo holds Olympics test event despite coronavirus woes

Tokyo holds Olympics test event despite coronavirus woes

Rediff.com6 Mar 2020

Organisers of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics pushed on with the test event for sports climbing on Friday even as a raft of matches and tournaments were being cancelled or postponed worldwide due to concerns over the coronavirus outbreak. Tokyo 2020 organisers have insisted they are planning for the Games to begin as scheduled on July 24, while the International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach has said that cancellation is not even being discussed. Several other Tokyo 2020 test events, including rugby sevens and boccia, have been cancelled because of the virus but Friday's test for sports climbing went ahead, albeit with just a smattering of officials and media in attendance.

How I was awarded the Param Vir Chakra

How I was awarded the Param Vir Chakra

Rediff.com29 Jan 2020

'War is won by team work. War is won by sacrifices,' says Subedar Sanjay Kumar, Param Vir Chakra.

Guru Nanak's Odysseys

Guru Nanak's Odysseys

Rediff.com14 Nov 2019

After several years of travelling, Guru Nanak settled down at Kartarpur as a farmer. His followers were the first Sikhs of an order that was to prevail for many years to come. A fascinating excerpt from Sikh Heritage: A History of Valour and Devotion.

Naga peace talks may continue beyond Oct 31

Naga peace talks may continue beyond Oct 31

Rediff.com29 Oct 2019

The talks were convened in Delhi in a bid to hammer out differences, particularly on the NSCN-IM's demand for a separate flag and Constitution for the Nagas, officials said.

Protest is dead! Long live democracy!

Protest is dead! Long live democracy!

Rediff.com14 Oct 2019

It is a waste of time to speak up in today's India, believes Syed Firdaus Ashraf.

In veshti, Modi strikes a chord with Xi at Mahabalipuram

In veshti, Modi strikes a chord with Xi at Mahabalipuram

Rediff.com11 Oct 2019

Xi and Modi are scheduled to hold informal summit talks on Friday evening and on Saturday.

Buddha, fighting bulls to welcome Modi, Xi

Buddha, fighting bulls to welcome Modi, Xi

Rediff.com5 Oct 2019

The historic coastal town is witnessing a flurry of activity, including infrastructure development in view of the high-level meet between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping next week.

Indo-Pak nuclear war may kill 125 million people: Study

Indo-Pak nuclear war may kill 125 million people: Study

Rediff.com3 Oct 2019

The study also said that the war would plunge the world into a "nuclear winter" that could lead to global climate catastrophe.

Prep begins in Mahabalipuram ahead of Modi-Xi meet

Prep begins in Mahabalipuram ahead of Modi-Xi meet

Rediff.com20 Sep 2019

The Chinese delegation took stock of various aspects, including security and amenities and looked into the line-up of proposed events during the second edition of the informal summit between the Prime Minister Modi and the Chinese President, to be held from October 11 to 13.

Love adventure? 4 breathtaking forts worth your while

Love adventure? 4 breathtaking forts worth your while

Rediff.com1 Aug 2019

These forts, rich in history are exciting to trek too.

Kargil: How Sonam Wangchuk and 40 men defeated 135 Pakistani troops

Kargil: How Sonam Wangchuk and 40 men defeated 135 Pakistani troops

Rediff.com26 Jul 2019

Colonel Sonam Wangchuk was awarded the Maha Vir Chakra, India's second highest honour for courage, for wresting the first victory of the Kargil War. Leading 40 men, his unit evicted 135 Pakistani troops in a three day battle fought in two feet snow and minus 6 degrees.

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...'

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