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Anand looking forward to stint as commentator

Anand looking forward to stint as commentator

Rediff.com12 Nov 2021

'It will be special. Looking forward to going to a world championship match without the tension of playing. I am a chess fan too and hope it will be a good match'

'Vaccine Must Go To Older People First'

'Vaccine Must Go To Older People First'

Rediff.com9 Nov 2021

'At the current time, we should be vaccinating all those who are potentially going to get more severe illness, before we start vaccinating very young individuals.'

Lalu Yadav speaks to Sonia, hints at thaw with Congress

Lalu Yadav speaks to Sonia, hints at thaw with Congress

Rediff.com27 Oct 2021

Rashtriya Janata Dal president Lalu Prasad on Wednesday hinted at a thaw between his party and the Congress, saying had a telephonic talk with Sonia Gandhi whom he asked to hold a meeting of 'like-minded' parties which could join hands to take on the Bharatiya Janata Party.

'Shamita started yelling at Raqesh'

'Shamita started yelling at Raqesh'

Rediff.com15 Sep 2021

'Once Shamita and Nishant were fighting over something.' 'Raqesh was also there.' 'She tells him, "Raqesh, ask him to shut up" and Raqesh does not waste a second and tells Nishant to shut up.'

PIX: Djokovic takes first unsteady step toward calendar slam

PIX: Djokovic takes first unsteady step toward calendar slam

Rediff.com1 Sep 2021

Novak Djokovic took a first unsteady step toward completing the calendar-year Grand Slam on Tuesday as the Serb laboured into the second round of the US Open with a 6-1, 6-7(5), 6-2, 6-1 win over dashing Danish teenager Holger Rune.

India becoming a Global Chess Superpower

India becoming a Global Chess Superpower

Rediff.com1 Sep 2021

Since 2012, 44 Indians have been anointed as grandmasters -- the highest achievement in chess, points out Arvind Subramanian, economist and former chief economic adviser to the government.

Anand holds Kramnik to win 'No-Castling' Chess

Anand holds Kramnik to win 'No-Castling' Chess

Rediff.com18 Jul 2021

Playing white in a Tarrasch variation, former World champion Anand settled for a draw in 40 moves, to win the match 2.5-1.5.

No-Castling: Anand draws with Kramnik in second game

No-Castling: Anand draws with Kramnik in second game

Rediff.com16 Jul 2021

Former World champion Viswanathan Anand played out a draw against Russian Grandmaster Vladimir Kramnik in the second game of their four-game match for the Sparkassen Trophy in Dortmund on Thursday.

Anand finishes second in Croatia Grand Chess Tour, beats Kasparov again

Anand finishes second in Croatia Grand Chess Tour, beats Kasparov again

Rediff.com11 Jul 2021

The victory came for the Indian maestro after three straight draws in rounds 10, 11 and 12

Clash of legends! Anand downs Kasparov in Croatia...

Clash of legends! Anand downs Kasparov in Croatia...

Rediff.com10 Jul 2021

Viswanathan Anand trumped former World champion Garry Kasparov in the much-awaited contest of the Croatia Grand Chess Tour in Zagreb on Saturday.

Anand loses to Anish Giri in Croatia Chess Tour

Anand loses to Anish Giri in Croatia Chess Tour

Rediff.com9 Jul 2021

Top-seed Ian Nepomniachtchi (Russia) led the field at the end of the Rapid with 11 points. He is followed by Giri, Maxime Vachier-Lagrave (France), Duda and Saric on 10 points.

Croatia Grand Chess: Anand held to draw in sixth round

Croatia Grand Chess: Anand held to draw in sixth round

Rediff.com9 Jul 2021

Former World champion Viswanathan Anand scored an impressive fifth-round win over Anton Korobov of Ukraine to rise to second position in the rapid competition of the Croatia Grand Chess Tour tournament, in Zagreb, on Thursday.

Mixed fortunes for Anand on Day 1 of Croatia Grand Chess

Mixed fortunes for Anand on Day 1 of Croatia Grand Chess

Rediff.com7 Jul 2021

Former World champion Viswanathan Anand started with a fluent win over Dutch Grandmaster Jorden van Foreest before faltering against Maxime Vachier-Lagrave in the second round of the rapid event in the Croatia Grand Chess Tour tournament, in Zagreb, on Wednesday.

PICS: Hurkacz sets up Federer date; Barty, Kerber cruise

PICS: Hurkacz sets up Federer date; Barty, Kerber cruise

Rediff.com6 Jul 2021

Images from Tuesday, Day 8 of the 2021 Wimbledon Championships, in London.

Wimbledon PICS: Federer, Medvedev, Barty advance; Svitolina knocked out

Wimbledon PICS: Federer, Medvedev, Barty advance; Svitolina knocked out

Rediff.com2 Jul 2021

Images from Day 4 of the Wimbledon tennis championships played in London, on Wednesday.

French Open PIX: Swiatek, Nadal in quarters; Djokovic survives

French Open PIX: Swiatek, Nadal in quarters; Djokovic survives

Rediff.com8 Jun 2021

Images from Day 9 of the 2021 French Open at Roland Garros in Paris on Monday.

Wanted! A National Security Strategy

Wanted! A National Security Strategy

Rediff.com31 May 2021

India's national security strategy needs to be revised periodically since the global and regional geopolitical situation is dynamic, points out Commodore Venugopal Menon (retd).

Covid fight: 4 faultlines India must address

Covid fight: 4 faultlines India must address

Rediff.com31 May 2021

Rather than worry about what picture of India is being painted in the foreign media, the focus must be on marshalling all our energies to provide relief and solace to our deeply wounded and dispirited citizens, says former foreign secretary Shyam Saran.

More fans and sunny skies as French Open makes rapid return

More fans and sunny skies as French Open makes rapid return

Rediff.com28 May 2021

Seven months after the last French Open ended the tournament is back, boosted by the prospect of more spectators despite ongoing COVID-19 restrictions and forecasts of good weather.

Leaders must lead, not go missing

Leaders must lead, not go missing

Rediff.com27 May 2021

Our government has failed the country on several counts. All this must change for India to redeem itself in six months, says Naushad Forbes.

COVID-19: 5 points about the second wave

COVID-19: 5 points about the second wave

Rediff.com20 May 2021

What do we know about India's devastating second wave, and can we assign responsibility for it?

Was Kangana's National Award calculated?

Was Kangana's National Award calculated?

Rediff.com29 Mar 2021

'Of all artists who openly support the current political dispensation, she is far and away the finest,' argues Sreehari Nair. 'With the exception of perhaps Tabu, no Indian actress has done more to extend the range of the feminine mystique in Hindi cinema.'

Bihar police bill passed by assembly amid unprecedented chaos

Bihar police bill passed by assembly amid unprecedented chaos

Rediff.com23 Mar 2021

Unprecedented chaos erupted inside the Bihar assembly on Tuesday when police was called inside to assist the marshals in evicting unruly opposition members who tried to physically prevent the Speaker from taking his Chair.

Big 3 and why the tennis world will soon change

Big 3 and why the tennis world will soon change

Rediff.com12 Mar 2021

ATP chief Andrea Gaudenzi says tennis is strong enough to thrive after Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic hang up their rackets.

FULL TEXT: President's address to Parliament

FULL TEXT: President's address to Parliament

Rediff.com29 Jan 2021

Here's the full text of President Ram Nath Kovind's customary address to the joining sitting of Parliament on the first day of the budget session.

Heavy Chinese missile deployment in Ladakh: IAF chief

Heavy Chinese missile deployment in Ladakh: IAF chief

Rediff.com29 Dec 2020

The IAF chief also said Pakistan has become a pawn of Chinese policy and its dependence on China would increase further in future. He said India needs to understand the interplay of some major events in its vicinity that would impact the security scenario of the region.

How important is money to you? Take this test

How important is money to you? Take this test

Rediff.com30 Nov 2020

The connection that we have with money will define how it moves into and out of our lives.

Modi will have a good relationship with Biden

Modi will have a good relationship with Biden

Rediff.com8 Nov 2020

'The credit for managing Trump should go to Modi.' 'Biden is a predictable and rational person with plenty of administrative experience,' notes Ambassador T P Sreenivasan.

IPL 2020 All Stars XI

IPL 2020 All Stars XI

Rediff.com4 Nov 2020

Four openers. Two middle order batsmen. Two leg-spinners. Three fast bowlers. Harish Kotian picks his IPL XI from the league stages.

The US Nexus: India Must be Careful

The US Nexus: India Must be Careful

Rediff.com27 Oct 2020

Indians at large harbour a notion that their country is cherrypicking out of the American basket of goodies, but the policymakers in Delhi and the political leadership are well aware that it can only be a pipe dream since a military alliance with a superpower is a profound irrevocable commitment, observes Ambassador M K Bhadrakumar.

Sports Shorts: Harikrishna stuns Carlsen before four losses

Sports Shorts: Harikrishna stuns Carlsen before four losses

Rediff.com19 Sep 2020

News of all people and events who made news on Saturday.

Nitish kicks off poll campaign, mentions Sushant in speech

Nitish kicks off poll campaign, mentions Sushant in speech

Rediff.com8 Sep 2020

Noting that it was his government that had recommended a CBI probe into the actor's death, Kumar said the incident saddened both the state and the country.

Hurricane Laura kills 6, causes widespread destruction in US

Hurricane Laura kills 6, causes widespread destruction in US

Rediff.com28 Aug 2020

-- More than 800,000 homes and businesses are without power in Texas and Louisiana as of Thursday morning -- Laura's 150mph winds made it the strongest hurricane to strike the US this year and in Louisiana since 1856

Women's Speed Chess: Humpy loses in final

Women's Speed Chess: Humpy loses in final

Rediff.com19 Jul 2020

World No.1 Hou Yifan defeated Sarasadat Khademalsharieh of Iran 7.5-2.5 to finish third.

Women's Speed Chess: Humpy stuns world No 1, enters final

Women's Speed Chess: Humpy stuns world No 1, enters final

Rediff.com17 Jul 2020

Humpy, the world rapid champion, overcame her Chinese opponent in a close match with the Indian winning the decisive bullet game.

Humpy enters Women's Speed Chess semis

Humpy enters Women's Speed Chess semis

Rediff.com16 Jul 2020

The world rapid champion Humpy got the better of Russian 6-5 to set up a last four clash with world No.1 Hou Yifan of China.

Women's Speed Chess: Humpy, Harika advance to last eight

Women's Speed Chess: Humpy, Harika advance to last eight

Rediff.com15 Jul 2020

The Grand Prix consists of four legs, with a total of 21 participants. Each of the 21 players participates in three out of four Grand Prix legs. Each GP is a 16-player knockout event.

BJP set to cash in on valour of Bihar Regiment in Ladakh

BJP set to cash in on valour of Bihar Regiment in Ladakh

Rediff.com12 Jul 2020

JD-U sources conceded that the BJP's "Bihari martyrdom" line will give the coalition an edge or "at least help us combat anti-incumbency if the Opposition makes an issue of Nitish's governance".

Young Vaishali enters semis of Speed Chess Championships

Young Vaishali enters semis of Speed Chess Championships

Rediff.com25 Jun 2020

Young Indian Grandmaster Vaishali Rameshbabu on Thursday beat International Master Munkhzul Turmunkh of Mongolia to storm into the semi-finals of the first leg of FIDE chess.com Women Speed Chess Championships but the country's top player Koneru Humpy bowed out in the opener.

How chess changed with the advent of computers

How chess changed with the advent of computers

Rediff.com23 May 2020

Talking about his journey, Vishwanathan Anand said he had to work hard to become the player he is today.

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