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Remembering Diana: The life of a princess

Remembering Diana: The life of a princess

Rediff.com1 Jul 2021

On July 1, 2021, Britain's Princess Diana would have turned 60 and two decades after her tragic death in a car accident near the end of summer 1997, she still holds an exalted place on the altar of the most admired people in the world, her status secure as a style icon -- as is her legacy of having forever changed the British monarchy.

South Africans raise fists before first Test against Lanka

South Africans raise fists before first Test against Lanka

Rediff.com26 Dec 2020

The players, led by Quinton de Kock, raised their firsts after singing the South African national anthem

We never ask for revenge, we ask for equality and respect: Bravo on racism

We never ask for revenge, we ask for equality and respect: Bravo on racism

Rediff.com10 Jun 2020

"Enough is enough", said West Indies all-rounder Dwayne Bravo as he opened up on the raging issue of racism and called for "respect and equality" for black people, who have faced discrimination for years. Bravo joined the likes of his former captain Darren Sammy and Chris Gayle in denouncing racism in the wake of African-American George Floyd's killing at the hands of a white police officer in the United States.

EPL PHOTOS: Reds continue march towards title; United down Newcastle

EPL PHOTOS: Reds continue march towards title; United down Newcastle

Rediff.com27 Dec 2019

United down Newcastle after Saints stun Chelsea on a dramatic night in the English Premier League.

Sports Shorts: Shiva Thapa, Pooja Rani clinch gold

Sports Shorts: Shiva Thapa, Pooja Rani clinch gold

Rediff.com31 Oct 2019

Summary of sports events and persons who made news on Thursday

How much do you know about World Cup batting records?

How much do you know about World Cup batting records?

Rediff.com29 May 2019

In a three part series, Rajneesh Gupta highlights all the important numbers from cricket World Cups held between 1975 to 2015.

All you need to know about the World Cup

All you need to know about the World Cup

Rediff.com27 May 2019

In a three part series, Rajneesh Gupta highlights all the important numbers from Cricket World Cup held between 1975 to 2015.

Football PIX: Messi shines for Barca; Ronaldo rallies Juve to victory

Football PIX: Messi shines for Barca; Ronaldo rallies Juve to victory

Rediff.com28 Jan 2019

An insatiable Lionel Messi scored for the eighth game in a row in all competitions as La Liga champions Barcelona saw off a gutsy Girona side 2-0 to go five points clear at the top of the standings.

Remembering Diana: The life of a princess

Remembering Diana: The life of a princess

Rediff.com30 Aug 2017

From a shy bride to a passionate campaigner, the story of Diana, 'the People's Princess', was more often than not told through photographs.

Bush twins offer advice to Obama sisters on life after White House

Bush twins offer advice to Obama sisters on life after White House

Rediff.com13 Jan 2017

"Explore your passions. Learn who you are. Make mistakes -- you are allowed to," said Bush sisters in their letter to Obama girls.

Review: Oru Naal Koothu is an interesting watch

Review: Oru Naal Koothu is an interesting watch

Rediff.com10 Jun 2016

The film is engagingly narrated in flashbacks that move seamlessly from one character to another, says S Saraswathi.

Muhammad Ali, 'the greatest', remembered as boxer who transcended sports

Muhammad Ali, 'the greatest', remembered as boxer who transcended sports

Rediff.com5 Jun 2016

The death of Muhammad Ali, the former heavyweight champion known as much for his political activism as his boxing brilliance, triggered a worldwide outpouring of affection and admiration for one of the best-known figures of the 20th century.

The Revenant, Mad Max, Star Wars sweep Oscar nominations

The Revenant, Mad Max, Star Wars sweep Oscar nominations

Rediff.com14 Jan 2016

A quick look at the Oscar 2016 nominations.

New Zealand rest Boult, Southee for ODIs; Nicholls gets call-up

New Zealand rest Boult, Southee for ODIs; Nicholls gets call-up

Rediff.com15 Dec 2015

Uncapped batsman Henry Nicholls has been called into New Zealand's one-day squad for the start of the five-match series against Sri Lanka, while pace duo Trent Boult and Tim Southee have been rested.

Emergency fortified democracy, gave birth to new political generation: PM

Emergency fortified democracy, gave birth to new political generation: PM

Rediff.com11 Oct 2015

Prime Minister Narendra Modi termed the Emergency, imposed in 1975, as the biggest blow to democracy and said its memories should be kept alive to draw lessons to further fortify the democratic framework and values in the country.

The king of cricket is back!

The king of cricket is back!

Rediff.com3 Mar 2015

'If the BCCI's coffers are inundated with funds today, much of the credit must go to Jagmohan Dalmiya.'

UK to unveil Gandhi statue on March 14

UK to unveil Gandhi statue on March 14

Rediff.com22 Feb 2015

The much-awaited Mahatma Gandhi's bronze statue at Britain's historic Parliament Square will be unveiled on March 14

Chinese New Year predictions for you!

Chinese New Year predictions for you!

Rediff.com18 Feb 2015

On the occasion of Chinese New Year, we bring you a look at what 2015, the Year of the Sheep has in store for you!

PHOTOS: Plucky Ireland score first upset of World Cup

PHOTOS: Plucky Ireland score first upset of World Cup

Rediff.com16 Feb 2015

Ireland justified their giant-killer tag by shocking the West Indies by four wickets in their opening World Cup encounter at the Saxton Oval, in Nelson, on Monday.

Gutsy Ireland upset former champions West Indies

Gutsy Ireland upset former champions West Indies

Rediff.com16 Feb 2015

Ireland shocked former champions West Indies by four wickets in a Pool B match in the ICC World Cup at Saxton Field in Nelson.

10 smart tips for innovators and app developers

10 smart tips for innovators and app developers

Rediff.com17 Jan 2015

Internet-based systemic wisdom connects machines and people, and will drive next-gen enterprises, said Huawei's Yatish Nagavalli.

What do Amal Clooney, Obama and Mother Teresa have in common?

What do Amal Clooney, Obama and Mother Teresa have in common?

Rediff.com16 Dec 2014

She snagged up Hollywood's most handsome bachelor and she's got brains too! Amal Alamuddin Clooney, the leggy lawyer, who was once upon a time an advisor on Syria to UN Special Envoy Kofi Annan, has been named the Most Fascinating Person of 2014 by Barbara Walters.

Jayawardene, Afridi will be most experienced players at 2015 World Cup

Jayawardene, Afridi will be most experienced players at 2015 World Cup

Rediff.com12 Dec 2014

The International Cricket Council released the provisional squads of the 12 teams for next year's World Cup in Australia and New Zealand on Friday. However, co-hosts Australia and minnows Ireland decided against releasing the provisional list although they submitted 30 names to the parent body within the stipulated deadline.

Gandhi, Modi and the politics in London celebrating the 'unwelcome'

Gandhi, Modi and the politics in London celebrating the 'unwelcome'

Rediff.com6 Oct 2014

The Gandhi statue to be unveiled in Parliament Square will be his second in London. There is another one at the city's Tavistock Square. Aditi Phadnis reports

Gandhi statue to be installed in London's Parliament Square

Gandhi statue to be installed in London's Parliament Square

Rediff.com8 Jul 2014

Sixty-seven years after he led India to freedom from British rule, a statue of Mahatma Gandhi would be installed in Parliament Square in London by early next year.

No 'curry in hurry' for top chef Hemant Oberoi

No 'curry in hurry' for top chef Hemant Oberoi

Rediff.com13 Dec 2013

In trying to ape the west, we have forgotten our roots, says India's top chef Hemant Oberoi

World leaders gather in Johannesburg for Mandela memorial

World leaders gather in Johannesburg for Mandela memorial

Rediff.com10 Dec 2013

President Pranab Mukherjee will be among over 90 heads of state and government who will attend an emotional memorial service in South Africa on Tuesday for anti-apartheid legend Nelson Mandela, making it one of the largest such gatherings in generations.

Hindu members of global inter-faith group quit

Hindu members of global inter-faith group quit

Rediff.com26 Sep 2013

The Hindu members in the Council for a Parliament of the World's Religions resigned protesting the decision to withdraw the council's sponsorship to the 150th birth anniversary celebrations of Swami Vivekananda in Chicago, scheduled for September 27-28.

'Being Indian is like having the right visiting card'

'Being Indian is like having the right visiting card'

Rediff.com28 Mar 2013

In this exclusive interview with Rediff.com's Suman Guha Mozumder,Time International's new Editor Bobby Ghosh discusses Iraq, India and the New Journalism.

A fascinating conversation with one of the world's finest reporters.

Mandela's memory fading, says close friend

Mandela's memory fading, says close friend

Rediff.com11 Mar 2013

Nelson Mandela, South Africa's former president and the anti-apartheid hero who returned home after a brief hospitalisation at the weekend, was doing okay but that his memory had faded, a close friend said.

Smeltz gives NZ important World Cup win over Tahiti

Smeltz gives NZ important World Cup win over Tahiti

Rediff.com13 Oct 2012

Shane Smeltz moved into outright second as New Zealand's highest scorer as the All Whites completed a comfortable 2-0 victory over Tahiti in their Oceania World Cup qualifying clash in Papeete on Friday.

'I would have to work 50 yrs to be worthy of this award'

'I would have to work 50 yrs to be worthy of this award'

Rediff.com15 May 2012

One of his earliest memories of childhood that interfaith leader and bestselling author Dr Eboo Patel remembers is that of his father's friend Ajit Uncle. Eboo was about four or five when he asked the question that has been bothering him: What is on your head?

Tibetans on hunger strike demand UN action against China

Tibetans on hunger strike demand UN action against China

Rediff.com21 Mar 2012

The condition of two Tibetans on a hunger strike for almost a month in front of the United Nations has deteriorated. George Joseph reports.

Oscars Winners at a Glance: The Artist wins 5 awards

Oscars Winners at a Glance: The Artist wins 5 awards

Rediff.com27 Feb 2012

Here's looking at the winners of the 84th Annual Academy Awards

BAFTA announces 2012 nominees

BAFTA announces 2012 nominees

Rediff.com17 Jan 2012

Golden Globe winners The Descendants and The Artist lead with maximum number of nominations.

Meet Cornell's new B-school dean

Meet Cornell's new B-school dean

Rediff.com17 Jan 2012

Dutta will succeed Joseph Thomas, who is stepping down after a five-year term as dean. The appointment comes into effect from July 1, 2011.

UK fears Islamic fury over WikiLeaks disclosures

UK fears Islamic fury over WikiLeaks disclosures

Rediff.com28 Nov 2010

The British government has warned that its citizens in Pakistan, Iraq, Iran and other parts of the Muslim world could be targeted in a violent backlash over "anti-Islamic" views expressed in diplomatic documents being leaked this week, media reports said on Sunday.

Norah Jones ready with star-studded album

Norah Jones ready with star-studded album

Rediff.com16 Sep 2010

Get your low down on what's happening in the world of Hollywood, right here!

Oscars 2010: Winners at a glance!

Oscars 2010: Winners at a glance!

Rediff.com8 Mar 2010

Here's looking at the winners of the 82nd Annual Academy Awards.

Winners at a glance!

Winners at a glance!

Rediff.com8 Mar 2010

Nominees and winners of the 82 Academy Awards 2010.

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