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Head for the beach in these Covid times!

Head for the beach in these Covid times!

Rediff.com28 Jul 2020

The sea 'n' sand is calling. Hit the beach no matter what!

NBA: Lakers owner calls for unity against racism on Juneteenth

NBA: Lakers owner calls for unity against racism on Juneteenth

Rediff.com20 Jun 2020

LA Lakers owner Jeannie Buss said on Friday, the Juneteenth holiday, that she is no longer willing to ignore hate and called on white people to come together and acknowledge the racism that exists in the United States. Juneteenth commemorates the US abolition of slavery under President Abraham Lincoln's 1863 Emancipation Proclamation, belatedly announced by a Union army in Galveston, Texas, on June 19, 1865, after the Civil War ended.

Cadila believes it has silver bullet to fight COVID-19

Cadila believes it has silver bullet to fight COVID-19

Rediff.com21 Apr 2020

Can Interferon alfa-2b treat COVID-19 effectively?

10 killed in shooting at Texas school, gunman arrested

10 killed in shooting at Texas school, gunman arrested

Rediff.com18 May 2018

Several other students were injured in the shooting.

Hurricane Harvey floods Houston, 9 dead; thousands evacuated

Hurricane Harvey floods Houston, 9 dead; thousands evacuated

Rediff.com29 Aug 2017

At least 200 Indian students stranded at the University of Houston were being evacuated to safer places.

Texas gets its boats out as streets turn into raging rivers

Texas gets its boats out as streets turn into raging rivers

Rediff.com28 Aug 2017

Around 13 million people continue to battle "catastrophic" flooding and torrential rains in storm-ravaged Texas where Hurricane Harvey has wreaked havoc.

Hurricane Harvey makes landfall in Texas

Hurricane Harvey makes landfall in Texas

Rediff.com26 Aug 2017

Harvey is the most powerful hurricane to hit the United States mainland in 12 years on Saturday made landfall in central Texas coast with winds of 195 kmph.

World's first Chikungunya vaccine developed

World's first Chikungunya vaccine developed

Rediff.com20 Dec 2016

American researchers have developed a vaccine for chikungunya fever made from an insect-specific virus that does not have any effect on people, making the vaccine safe and effective.

The astronomy photos of 2016 are simply stellar

The astronomy photos of 2016 are simply stellar

Rediff.com20 Sep 2016

From captivating photos of Northern Lights, sparkling galaxies, the 'man on the moon' and more, photos taken by the winners of the Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2016 competition are an absolute treat.

PIX: A Sneak Peek of Blake Lively's The Shallows

PIX: A Sneak Peek of Blake Lively's The Shallows

Rediff.com15 Sep 2016

The film is releasing in India on September 16!

New single-dose Ebola vaccine shows promise

New single-dose Ebola vaccine shows promise

Rediff.com9 Apr 2015

Researchers have developed a quick-acting Ebola vaccine that is both safe and effective with a single dose

10 deadliest storms in US history

10 deadliest storms in US history

Rediff.com30 Oct 2012

Hurricane Sandy's arrival at America's eastern seaboard has forced the shutdown of mass transit, schools and financial markets, sending coastal residents fleeing, and threatening a dangerous mix of high winds, soaking rain and a surging wall of water up to 11 feet tall.

I experienced intense racism, bullying: An achiever speaks

I experienced intense racism, bullying: An achiever speaks

Rediff.com17 May 2012

In the fourth part of the series on Indian Americans who won Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowships, Arthur J Pais profiles Vineet Singal, who is doing his to make this world a healthier place.

Green energy boom in bailout bill

Green energy boom in bailout bill

Rediff.com11 Oct 2008

A raft of new incentives in the financial rescue package will reap immediate benefits for renewable energy providers.

Hurricane Ike smashes Houston

Hurricane Ike smashes Houston

Rediff.com15 Sep 2008

Giant hurricane Ike has left Houston without Internet, phone lines, drinking water and severed power to millions after ripping through the fourth-largest city on Sunday. Ike, the first hurricane to hit a major US metropolitan area since Katrina in 2005, has affected 2.3 million people in two states before making landfall at 2.10 am on Saturday.

Hurricane Ike pounds Texas, thousands flee

Hurricane Ike pounds Texas, thousands flee

Rediff.com13 Sep 2008

Giant Hurricane Ike began lashing the Texas gulf coast on Saturday with its fierce category 3 winds threatening to shut down United States' oil industry and flood the big water front area which is already under waist deep water. Ike, which has already churned through the Gulf of Mexico, is now on a collision course with Texas, where already over a million people in coastal areas have been evacuated but thousand others have ignored calls to leave, deciding to brave it out.

Hurricane Ike heads menacingly to Texas

Hurricane Ike heads menacingly to Texas

Rediff.com11 Sep 2008

Met officials say the storm, that ravaged homes in Cuba and killed at least 81 people in the Caribbean, could slam into the Texas coast -- south of Galveston -- as a powerful category 3 storm late Friday or early Saturday and may intensify into category 4. Mandatory and voluntary evacuations were planned or underway in at least seven coastal counties.

No clemency for Afzal: NRIs

No clemency for Afzal: NRIs

Rediff.com12 Oct 2006

Gastric lie-detectors: Digest this!

Gastric lie-detectors: Digest this!

Rediff.com18 Nov 2005

Hurricane Rita slams US at 120 mph

Hurricane Rita slams US at 120 mph

Rediff.com24 Sep 2005

Officials estimated at least 90 per cent of surrounding Jefferson County residents had heeded warnings that a storm surge could submerge swaths of the low-lying county - including the seawall-and-levee-protected city of Port Arthur, near Sabine Pass.

Rita now Category 5 storm, 1.3 million evacuated

Rita now Category 5 storm, 1.3 million evacuated

Rediff.com22 Sep 2005

Rita is expected to hit Texas on Saturday.