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PIX: Liverpool suffer title blow, Chelsea held, Man Utd routed

PIX: Liverpool suffer title blow, Chelsea held, Man Utd routed

Rediff.com8 May 2022

Images from the English Premier League matches played on Saturday.

Nirav Modi has been dethroned!

Nirav Modi has been dethroned!

Rediff.com2 Mar 2022

If there were an Olympics for bank frauds in India, Rishi Agarwal, founder and former chairman of ABG Shipyard Ltd, a nephew of the Ruia brothers of the Essar group, would bag the gold, pushing Nirav Modi to his right, says Tamal Bandyopadhyay.

Time to END Bank Nationalisation

Time to END Bank Nationalisation

Rediff.com30 Jul 2021

Nationalisation has served its purpose. It's time to move ahead, keeping majority ownership of the government in a few banks to serve the people, argues Tamal Bandyopadhyay.

Time for India, China to give peace a chance

Time for India, China to give peace a chance

Rediff.com24 Feb 2021

Who knows, the moment of truth in Ladakh may also augur for a giant leap toward boundary settlement with China in the fulness of time. The news that the special representatives of the two countries are planning to meet gives a positive signal, suggests Ambassador M K Bhadrakumar.

'Pele' adds new chapter to golden age of sports film

'Pele' adds new chapter to golden age of sports film

Rediff.com23 Feb 2021

The film focuses on the period between 1958 and 1970 when Brazil won three out of the four World Cups and established itself as the country of football.

10 OTT shows to watch

10 OTT shows to watch

Rediff.com10 Aug 2020

Fresh off the OTT oven, Sukanya Verma picks 10 hot new treats for you.

'Historic' SpaceX reaches International Space Station

'Historic' SpaceX reaches International Space Station

Rediff.com31 May 2020

The spacecraft is the first to take the American astronauts to orbit from American soil in nearly a decade.

India's space programme is a Phoenix

India's space programme is a Phoenix

Rediff.com11 Sep 2019

'It is time we Indians learnt to believe in ourselves, and stopped questioning our own capabilities every time a space launch is not a glorious success,' says M D Riti.

You have inspired us: NASA to ISRO

You have inspired us: NASA to ISRO

Rediff.com8 Sep 2019

NASA said it is looking forward to explore the solar system with its Indian counterpart.

Lunar missions that failed in last 60 yrs

Lunar missions that failed in last 60 yrs

Rediff.com7 Sep 2019

Of the 109 lunar missions during the period, 61 were successful and 48 had failed, it stated.

What Chandrayaan-2 will do for India

What Chandrayaan-2 will do for India

Rediff.com22 Jul 2019

'In a part of the world where the government tells people what not to eat and what slogans to shout and not shout, it is beneficial to develop a mentality that is science minded and therefore open-minded.' 'That is possibly why the space programme has always had support from all sides of the political divide,' says Aakar Patel.

In photos: Reliving the Apollo 11 Moon Landing

In photos: Reliving the Apollo 11 Moon Landing

Rediff.com19 Jul 2019

Fifty years ago on July 20, 1969 with these words American astronauts Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins, and Edwin "Buzz" E Aldrin made history by becoming the first human beings to set foot on another world -- the moon. It was an event that was watched by millions on television and one that remains etched in all our memories. Collected here are 17 images of that historic mission, a "giant leap for mankind".

12 things you may not know about Apollo 11 mission

12 things you may not know about Apollo 11 mission

Rediff.com16 Jul 2019

It has been a half-century since Neil Armstrong stepped out of a lunar module and onto the surface of the moon on July 20, 1969 and declared, "That's one small step for [a] man, one giant leap for mankind." The moment heralded a golden age of space exploration that was set in motion just eight years earlier in 1961, when United States President John F Kennedy promised before Congress to put a man on the moon before the decade was out. Here are some lesser-known facts about the historic first mission:

Soccer Extras: US women's team feted in New York

Soccer Extras: US women's team feted in New York

Rediff.com10 Jul 2019

News of all that's transpired on and off the football field

Kissing for the first time? These tips will come handy

Kissing for the first time? These tips will come handy

Rediff.com15 Mar 2019

Nervous about your first kiss? Keep these pointers in mind.

Boeing's India Man

Boeing's India Man

Rediff.com14 Dec 2018

Till high school, his medium of learning was Marathi. Later, he completed his doctorate under Neil Armstrong's guidance. He has travelled to close to 50 countries, sold $350 billion worth of aircraft. Anjuli Bhargava meets Boeing SVP Dinesh Keskar.

Sports Shorts: NBA star Curry to meet with NASA over Moon landing doubts

Sports Shorts: NBA star Curry to meet with NASA over Moon landing doubts

Rediff.com12 Dec 2018

Summary of sports events and persons who made news on Tuesday

Is Elon Musk's Tesla in space the moon landing of our times?

Is Elon Musk's Tesla in space the moon landing of our times?

Rediff.com9 Feb 2018

And what happens next?

'BCCI award giant leap for women's cricket'

'BCCI award giant leap for women's cricket'

Rediff.com28 Feb 2017

Former India captain Shantha Rangaswamy says the unprecedented nomination for the C K Nayudu Lifetime Achievement Award doesn't hold much relevance for her but she would like to believe that the recognition is a giant step forward for women's cricket.

Films, books that inspire corporate head honchos

Films, books that inspire corporate head honchos

Rediff.com4 Mar 2016

Here's a list of the favourites of the billionaires.

7 lessons on innovation from David Bowie

7 lessons on innovation from David Bowie

Rediff.com20 Jan 2016

If "innovation" were a person, he or she would have looked like David Bowie.

Saying goodbye to America's best TV show

Saying goodbye to America's best TV show

Rediff.com6 Apr 2015

'That Mad Men is currently the best-written show and quite unlike anything else out there is an understatement.'

Beating the BJP in Delhi is doable for AAP

Beating the BJP in Delhi is doable for AAP

Rediff.com17 Nov 2014

The AAP has no money; no big business houses to provide unlimited funds. Its posters and slogans will not find space on television and in newspapers; it will also have to face the prejudice in a sections of press too. But it has thousands of volunteers and their will to rewrite Indian politics, say Ashutosh.

'Verma would make an excellent US ambassador to India'

'Verma would make an excellent US ambassador to India'

Rediff.com19 Sep 2014

Top American lawmakers and eminent Indian-Americans have hailed President Barack Obama's decision to nominate Richard Rahul Verma as his next envoy to India, noting that he would make an excellent ambassador.

'One small step for man'... 45 years later

'One small step for man'... 45 years later

Rediff.com24 Jul 2014

US President Barack Obama marks the 45th year of the Apollo 11 moon mission.

'Indians are very intelligent, but we are not focussed'

'Indians are very intelligent, but we are not focussed'

Rediff.com28 Jan 2014

'I urge Indians not to look down on us, but look up and say, "Yes, we can",'says Dr Prathap C Reddy, founder of the Apollo Hospitals, in our series where well-known Indians speak about the India they love.

India creates the heritage of tomorrow today: Tharoor

India creates the heritage of tomorrow today: Tharoor

Rediff.com11 Jan 2013

Shashi Tharoor, the minister of state for human resources development, the moderator for a discussion on heritage and the diaspora, was suave as ever as he described how Indians had influenced the world and drawn the best of foreign influences.

IN PHOTOS: Neil Armstrong now rests at sea

IN PHOTOS: Neil Armstrong now rests at sea

Rediff.com15 Sep 2012

The remains of legendary astronaut Neil Armstrong, the first man to set foot on Moon, were buried at the Atlantic Ocean in a ceremony aboard a US Navy cruiser.

America says goodbye to first moon-walker Neil Armstrong

America says goodbye to first moon-walker Neil Armstrong

Rediff.com13 Sep 2012

Hundreds of mourners turned out on Thursday to remember Neil Armstrong, the first man to step on the Moon, at a special public interfaith meeting ahead of the planned burial at sea.

When Armstrong apologised to Indira Gandhi

When Armstrong apologised to Indira Gandhi

Rediff.com28 Aug 2012

"I apologise for the inconvenience", United States astronaut Neil Armstrong told Indira Gandhi when informed that the Indian prime minister had kept awake till 4:30 am to watch him land on the moon on July 20, 1969.

NASA mourns death of 'true American hero' Armstrong

NASA mourns death of 'true American hero' Armstrong

Rediff.com26 Aug 2012

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration has mourned the death of Neil Armstrong, a 'true American hero' and the first man to set foot on the moon.

'Armstrong taught us the enormous power of one small step'

'Armstrong taught us the enormous power of one small step'

Rediff.com26 Aug 2012

A "deeply saddened" United States President Barack Obama hailed Neil Armstrong, the first man to set foot on the moon, as one of the greatest American heroes of all times, and said that it was he who taught the enormous power of one small step

First man on the moon Neil Armstrong is dead

First man on the moon Neil Armstrong is dead

Rediff.com26 Aug 2012

July 20, 1969 became a watershed date in the history of mankind after Armstrong, commanding the Apollo 11 spacecraft landed on the moon, and accompanied by fellow astronaut Edwin Aldrin spent nearly three hours walking on the moon

Man's mark on the moon still flying high

Man's mark on the moon still flying high

Rediff.com30 Jul 2012

Four decades after America's last landing on the Moon, new images from National Aeronautics and Space Administration's camera have shown that all flags except one planted during Apollo missions are still standing and waving, despite the harsh lunar climate.

Top 12 NEWS stories that the world sat and watched

Top 12 NEWS stories that the world sat and watched

Rediff.com16 Jul 2012

The 9/11 terrorist attacks has topped the list of most memorable televised moments the last half-century.

Review: Transformers 3 plays out like a video game

Review: Transformers 3 plays out like a video game

Rediff.com29 Jun 2011

The movie showcases some of the worst acting in recent years.

'Out of this world' tribute to human spaceflight

'Out of this world' tribute to human spaceflight

Rediff.com12 Apr 2011

NASA astronaut Catherine Coleman has staged an "out of this world" concert, literally to salute 50 years of human spaceflight and the anniversary of the first launch of a human to space. Cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin completed that milestone on April 12, 1961

IPL auction: The players, their price

IPL auction: The players, their price

Rediff.com7 Jan 2011

As many as 350 leading cricketers from India and abroad will go under the auctioneer's hammer in Bangalore on January 8 and 9 when Indian Premier League franchises bidding for their services in the fourth season of the lucrative Twenty20 League. Here's the list of those to be auctioned with their base prise.

Obama honours three 'genuine American heroes'

Obama honours three 'genuine American heroes'

Rediff.com21 Jul 2009

In an impressive ceremony at the White House, commemorating the 40 years of the Moon mission, Obama honoured Apollo 11 Mission Commander Neil Armstrong, Command Module Pilot Michael Collins and Lunar Module Pilot Edwin 'Buzz' Aldrin and hailed them as 'three iconic figures'.

Where were you when Apollo 11 landed on the moon?

Where were you when Apollo 11 landed on the moon?

Rediff.com15 Jul 2009

What were you doing when Neil Armstrong and Edwin 'Buzz' Aldrin touched down on the Sea of Tranquility abroad the lunar module Eagle? How did you hear about it, and what did you think when you first heard that man now owned the moon?

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