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US Open champ Raducanu's 'just enjoying the moment'

US Open champ Raducanu's 'just enjoying the moment'

Rediff.com12 Sep 2021

'I definitely think it's the time to just switch off from any future thoughts or any plans, any schedule. I've got absolutely no clue. Right now, no care in the world, I'm just loving life.'

US Open PIX: Djokovic fights back to enter semis; Sakkari, Raducanu advance

US Open PIX: Djokovic fights back to enter semis; Sakkari, Raducanu advance

Rediff.com9 Sep 2021

Images from Day 10 of the 2021 US Open in New York on Thursday.

US Open PIX: Fearless Fernandez knocks out Kerber

US Open PIX: Fearless Fernandez knocks out Kerber

Rediff.com6 Sep 2021

Images from Day 7 of the 2021 US Open in New York on Sunday.

Pollution may cut short Indians' lives by 9 years, more in Maha, MP

Pollution may cut short Indians' lives by 9 years, more in Maha, MP

Rediff.com1 Sep 2021

India is the most polluted country in the world, with more than 480 million people or about 40 per cent of its population living in the Indo-Gangetic plains in the north where pollution levels regularly exceed those found anywhere else in the world by an order of magnitude, stated the University of Chicago's Air Quality Life Index (AQLI) report.

Why Air India is leaving passenger luggage behind at Delhi airport

Why Air India is leaving passenger luggage behind at Delhi airport

Rediff.com23 Aug 2021

Air India is leaving behind some 50 bags at the Delhi airport as it flies to the US, reducing what it carries after the closure of Afghanistan's airspace increased flight time by at least 30 minutes. Air India flies the Boeing 777 and 787 aircraft to New York, Newark, Chicago, Washington and San Francisco.

Hindu group objects to 'dismantling Hindutva' conference in US

Hindu group objects to 'dismantling Hindutva' conference in US

Rediff.com21 Aug 2021

Conference organisers, who are requesting anonymity, claim the three-day event starting September 10 is cosponsored by more than 45 centres or departments at over 40 universities, most of whom are from the United States.

AI cancels Kabul flight, diverts 2 US-Delhi flights

AI cancels Kabul flight, diverts 2 US-Delhi flights

Rediff.com16 Aug 2021

The Afghanistan airspace on Monday was declared "uncontrolled" by the Kabul airport and transit flights have been asked to avoid it.

How Sonika, Rinna Make Birthdays Special

How Sonika, Rinna Make Birthdays Special

Rediff.com10 Aug 2021

'That we could touch someone's loving memory is fulfilling; it is something we both cherish.'

Rajan on what India should do with its forex reserves

Rajan on what India should do with its forex reserves

Rediff.com14 Jul 2021

India needs foreign exchange buffer reserves to insulate itself from exchange rate volatility as we have "no friends" for swap lines and Japan was the only country that helped during the taper tantrum in 2013, former RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan said on Tuesday. Participating in a virtual event organised by economic think tank NCAER, Rajan said during the taper tantrum in 2013, India asked for swap lines, and only country who helped was Japan. "We need this (foreign exchange) reserve buffer to insulate ourselves because we have no friends.

Judge seeks more documents in 26/11 suspect Tahawwur Rana extradition case

Judge seeks more documents in 26/11 suspect Tahawwur Rana extradition case

Rediff.com25 Jun 2021

Magistrate judge Jacqueline Chooljian on Thursday ordered the defence attorneys and prosecutors to file additional documents by July 15, which was reported by a US news agency.

The first desi to win the US Spelling Bee

The first desi to win the US Spelling Bee

Rediff.com10 Jun 2021

Indian American children have dominated the Scripps Howard Spelling Bee in the United States since the turn of the new century. Long before this impressive trail of triumphs began, way back in 1985, Balu Natarajan became the first Indian American child to win the Spelling Bee. Rediff.com US Contributor Abhijit Masih catches up with Dr Natarajan as the 2021 Spelling Bee takes off this weekend.

Ajit Singh dies of Covid

Ajit Singh dies of Covid

Rediff.com6 May 2021

He had tested positive for COVID-19 on April 20.

The TOP HIGHLIGHTS: Oscars honours Irrfan

The TOP HIGHLIGHTS: Oscars honours Irrfan

Rediff.com26 Apr 2021

In a special segment called In Memoriam, Irrfan Khan and Oscar-winning costume designer Bhanu Athiya were remembered alongside many Hollywood actors and filmmakers including Chadwick Boseman, Ian Holl, Sean Connery and Max von Sydow.

Oscars 2021: Amanda Seyfried walks the red carpet

Oscars 2021: Amanda Seyfried walks the red carpet

Rediff.com26 Apr 2021

The 93rd Annual Academy awards was held across two venues in Hollywood -- the Dolby Theatre and Union Station -- and saw a lot of glamour on the red carpet.

Oscars 2021: Nomadland wins BIG!

Oscars 2021: Nomadland wins BIG!

Rediff.com26 Apr 2021

A quick look at the winners of the 93rd Annual Academy Awards, listed in bold.

Why we should avoid a fresh lockdown

Why we should avoid a fresh lockdown

Rediff.com7 Apr 2021

'The cost of the lockdown so far is the loss of about 11 million jobs.' 'It is important that a fresh lockdown does not make this worse,' asserts Mahesh Vyas.

How this model made history

How this model made history

Rediff.com30 Mar 2021

Leyna Bloom is the first transgender woman of colour to appear in a Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue.

Free speech suffered a blow: Rajan on Ashoka University exits

Free speech suffered a blow: Rajan on Ashoka University exits

Rediff.com20 Mar 2021

Free speech is the soul of a great university. By compromising on it, the founders have bartered away its soul, said Rajan.

2021 Oscar nominations: The Complete List

2021 Oscar nominations: The Complete List

Rediff.com15 Mar 2021

Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas announced the Academy Awards nominations.

US city to pay $27 mn settlement to George Floyd's family

US city to pay $27 mn settlement to George Floyd's family

Rediff.com13 Mar 2021

The settlement was among the largest in a case of police misconduct and was announced as Derek Chauvin, the former officer who knelt on Floyd's neck, has been charged with second-degree murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter.

Golden Globes 2021: Nomadland, The Crown win

Golden Globes 2021: Nomadland, The Crown win

Rediff.com1 Mar 2021

The 78th Annual Golden Globe awards have been announced. A quick look at the winners.

Last time a family member was PM was 30 yrs ago: Rahul on dynasty criticism

Last time a family member was PM was 30 yrs ago: Rahul on dynasty criticism

Rediff.com13 Feb 2021

Gandhi said he was proud that his father Rajiv Gandhi and grandmother Indira Gandhi got killed while standing and defending something.

6.3 magnitude quake in Tajikistan jolts Delhi, Amritsar and north India

6.3 magnitude quake in Tajikistan jolts Delhi, Amritsar and north India

Rediff.com13 Feb 2021

There were no immediate reports of any loss of life or damage to property.

Boxer Leon Spinks, who shocked Muhammad Ali, dies at 67

Boxer Leon Spinks, who shocked Muhammad Ali, dies at 67

Rediff.com7 Feb 2021

Spinks' aggressive style and superior stamina allowed him to outduel Ali in a 15-round split decision, becoming the first boxer to take the title from Ali in the ring.

Will The Crown sweep the Golden Globes?

Will The Crown sweep the Golden Globes?

Rediff.com4 Feb 2021

The nominations for the Golden Globes have been announced.

Dear Nirmalaji: Don't tax online transactions

Dear Nirmalaji: Don't tax online transactions

Rediff.com29 Jan 2021

Adhiraj Parthasarathy, a professional from Telangana, tells Rediff.com's A Ganesh Nadar what he would like to see in Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman's Budget.

Desai first NFL coordinator of Indian descent

Desai first NFL coordinator of Indian descent

Rediff.com26 Jan 2021

Indian-American Sean Desai has been named new defensive coordinator for Chicago Bears, making him the first National Football League Coordinator of South Asian and Indian descent.

Aisha Sharma's gorgeous US vacay

Aisha Sharma's gorgeous US vacay

Rediff.com15 Jan 2021

Aisha Sharma's stunning travel pics are bound to make you envious.

Can you watch 425 films in a year?

Can you watch 425 films in a year?

Rediff.com13 Jan 2021

Aseem Chhabra watched some great films and some huge disappointments in 2020.

What's on Sonakshi's mind?

What's on Sonakshi's mind?

Rediff.com11 Jan 2021

Vidya looks gorgeous in a sari... Bhumi shows off her shoes.

US sets new record with over 3,000 COVID deaths in 1 day

US sets new record with over 3,000 COVID deaths in 1 day

Rediff.com10 Dec 2020

The previous single-day record was on May 7 at 2,769 deaths.

Sikh-Americans hold protest in US against India's farm laws

Sikh-Americans hold protest in US against India's farm laws

Rediff.com6 Dec 2020

A large car caravan of protesters from various parts of California blocked the traffic on the Bay Bridge on Saturday as they moved towards the Indian Consulate in San Francisco, while several hundreds gathered in downtown Indianapolis.

Shorts: Rijiju intervenes as chess player pays customs for medals

Shorts: Rijiju intervenes as chess player pays customs for medals

Rediff.com5 Dec 2020

LA Lakers confident ahead of NBA season.

Oxford debating society puts off Mamata event at 11th hour, draws fire

Oxford debating society puts off Mamata event at 11th hour, draws fire

Rediff.com2 Dec 2020

The Oxford Union Debating Society, citing unforeseen "circumstances", on Wednesday sought to postpone a scheduled virtual address by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee at the last moment, drawing flak from the ruling Trinamool Congress, which sniffed "political pressure from the highest level" in the matter.

Tahawwur Rana's extradition hearing on February 12

Tahawwur Rana's extradition hearing on February 12

Rediff.com30 Nov 2020

The 59-year-old Rana, a childhood friend of David Coleman Headley, was re-arrested on June 10 in Los Angeles on an extradition request by India for his involvement in the 2008 Mumbai terror attack in which 166 people, including six Americans, were killed.

To My Biden-Supporting Friends

To My Biden-Supporting Friends

Rediff.com25 Nov 2020

'On Saturday, I drove my wife over to Beverly Hills for sushi.' 'Two blocks before Rodeo, we turned the car around, because we saw hundreds driving pickup trucks and marching down sidewalks, yelling, donning MAGA gear, and waving huge Trump flags.' I tell you... It was scary.' 'And this didn't look like a defeated throng.' 'These folks looked like they knew something we didn't,' notes Rajiv Satyal, the Los Angeles-based comedian and host.

Rajan slams plans to allow India Inc to set up banks

Rajan slams plans to allow India Inc to set up banks

Rediff.com23 Nov 2020

The RBI working group's proposal to allow corporate houses to set up banks is a "bombshell" and at this juncture, it is more important to stick to the tried and tested limits on involvement of business houses in the banking sector, according to an article jointly written by former RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan and ex-Deputy Governor Viral Acharya. They also said that the proposal is "best left on the shelf".

Indian-American Mala Adiga appointed Jill Biden's policy director

Indian-American Mala Adiga appointed Jill Biden's policy director

Rediff.com22 Nov 2020

Adiga was a senior adviser to Jill and senior policy adviser for Biden's 2020 campaign. She previously worked for the Biden Foundation as director for higher education and military families.

10 roles that proved Soumitra Chatterjee's versatility

10 roles that proved Soumitra Chatterjee's versatility

Rediff.com20 Nov 2020

This is an alternate list of 10 screen roles that saw Soumitra Chatterjee, a paragon of gentility, venture beyond his comfort zone and deliver masterclasses of subtlety and depth, lists Saibal Chatterjee.

MLB's first woman general manager gets Obama, Clinton praise

MLB's first woman general manager gets Obama, Clinton praise

Rediff.com17 Nov 2020

Overseeing all aspects of the Marlins operation from budgets to player contracts, Ng joins a rebuilding team that were one of MLB's biggest surprise stories this year as they made the playoffs for the first time since 2003.

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