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15 BEAUTIFUL stories, told on screen

15 BEAUTIFUL stories, told on screen

Rediff.com12 Mar 2021

Aseem Chhabra introduces us to the best of Berlinale.

Putin says Russia may appeal WADA ban

Putin says Russia may appeal WADA ban

Rediff.com10 Dec 2019

Russian President Vladimir Putin believes that WADA has violated the Olympic Charter in banning Russia and hence they have a ground to appeal.

This year's most beautiful panoramic photographs

This year's most beautiful panoramic photographs

Rediff.com3 Dec 2019

The Epson International Pano Awards showcases the work of panoramic photographers worldwide and is the largest specialist competition for panoramic images. This year the competition received 4913 entries from 1258 photographers in 72 countries, but the overall winner of the 2019 Open competition is Mieke Boynton from Australia - the first female to win the title. Scroll down for stunning views.

Review: PM Narendra Modi is a work of fiction

Review: PM Narendra Modi is a work of fiction

Rediff.com24 May 2019

The movie presents a version of Modi that the bhakts wants the rest of us to see, feels Utkarsh Mishra.

Trump to make first state visit to UK in June

Trump to make first state visit to UK in June

Rediff.com23 Apr 2019

A procession down the Mall to Buckingham Palace in a golden carriage and a banquet for 150 people hosted by the monarch are among the highlights of any state visit.

Sports Shorts: Indians bag 5 medals in Asian Athletics

Sports Shorts: Indians bag 5 medals in Asian Athletics

Rediff.com22 Apr 2019

A summary of sports events and persons who made news on Monday

Football Extras: Dortmund stunned; PSG progress in Cup

Football Extras: Dortmund stunned; PSG progress in Cup

Rediff.com19 Dec 2018

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

What it's like to be Picasso's grandson

What it's like to be Picasso's grandson

Rediff.com7 Mar 2018

'As a child I was very glad to be around him, to breathe his happiness.' 'I was aware that he would focus 100 per cent on whatever he was doing, whether it was playing with me, or going to the bullfights, or painting -- which he seemed to do non-stop,' Pablo's grandson tells Kishore Singh.

PNB scam: Senior Nirav Modi official Vipul Ambani arrested

PNB scam: Senior Nirav Modi official Vipul Ambani arrested

Rediff.com20 Feb 2018

The Income Tax Department on Tuesday also raided 20 premises linked to Gitanjali Gems promoter Mehul Choksi and suspected shell firms in connection with an alleged tax evasion case against them, official sources said.

Sky high shots: Dronestagram announces its winners

Sky high shots: Dronestagram announces its winners

Rediff.com10 Jul 2017

Dronestagram, an online community for dedicated to drone photography enthusiasts, has released the winners of its annual photo contest. Here are the best.

Macron names Edouard Philippe as French prime minister

Macron names Edouard Philippe as French prime minister

Rediff.com15 May 2017

Philippe, who is also the mayor of the northern port of Le Havre, takes over from Socialist PM Bernard Cazeneuve.

Second French church attacker was known to police

Second French church attacker was known to police

Rediff.com28 Jul 2016

The second attacker has been identified as 19-year-old Abdel Malik Petitjean.

ISIS posts video showing two Normandy attackers pledging allegiance

ISIS posts video showing two Normandy attackers pledging allegiance

Rediff.com28 Jul 2016

Another man was left seriously injured in a hostage drama, while three nuns and a worshipper escaped unharmed.

Normandy church attack: Authorities identify killer as 18-year-old Adel Kermiche

Normandy church attack: Authorities identify killer as 18-year-old Adel Kermiche

Rediff.com27 Jul 2016

Kermiche and an unknown accomplice, armed with knives, stormed the church, taking hostage the 86-year-old priest, three nuns and two worshippers.

France: 2 terrorists, 1 hostage killed in IS-claimed church attack

France: 2 terrorists, 1 hostage killed in IS-claimed church attack

Rediff.com26 Jul 2016

Five people, including the priest, two nuns and two parishioners were held by the assailants who raided the church in Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray near Rouen in Normandy on Tuesday.

WTF News: It's Weird, True and Funny

WTF News: It's Weird, True and Funny

Rediff.com25 Jul 2016

This week's collection of stories that prove we live in a truly mad, mad world.

PHOTOS: The view from the top is always STUNNING

PHOTOS: The view from the top is always STUNNING

Rediff.com17 Nov 2015

Whether they're capturing panoramic views of tulip fields or snapping thrilling images of cliff divers plunging into the sea, one thing is for certain: Drones can take awesome pictures.

Tour de France: Froome takes lead; Martin crashes out

Tour de France: Froome takes lead; Martin crashes out

Rediff.com10 Jul 2015

Tour de France leader Tony Martin abandoned the race on Thursday after breaking his collarbone.

REWIND: Moments that headlined in March

REWIND: Moments that headlined in March

Rediff.com1 Apr 2015

Images of the events that shaped the world in March.

PHOTOS: When the 'tide of the century' hit France

PHOTOS: When the 'tide of the century' hit France

Rediff.com22 Mar 2015

A supertide turned France's famed Mont Saint-Michel into an island and then retreated out of sight, delighting thousands of visitors who came to see the rare phenomenon.

Top moments of 2014. Courtesy, the White House

Top moments of 2014. Courtesy, the White House

Rediff.com31 Dec 2014

The White House on Wednesday released its annual collection of some of the most interesting photographs of President Barack Obama and his family.

The unseen world of a soldier

The unseen world of a soldier

Rediff.com10 Oct 2014

These stunning pictures show the reality of life for a serving soldier in the British Army. From displaying true grit on the frontline, to the impressive sight of an Apache soaring out of a raging fireball, to troops simply enjoying some downtime, they offer a glimpse into what troops face daily. The pictures in the annual Army Photographic Competition have been taken by amateur and professional soldier cameramen.

Obama presses Putin on Ukraine, warns of further costs

Obama presses Putin on Ukraine, warns of further costs

Rediff.com24 Jun 2014

United States President Barack Obama has called his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin to support peace and help de-escalate tension in Ukraine.

D-DAY PHOTOS: Remembering the invasion that changed the world

D-DAY PHOTOS: Remembering the invasion that changed the world

Rediff.com6 Jun 2014

Veterans who stormed the beaches of Normandy exactly 70 years ago on Friday saluted towards the English Channel at dawn to mark the moment they and their friends started the D-Day assault. Beaches that in 1944 were being pulverised by shells and gunfire and strewn with the brave wounded and dying were silent this morning as men who fought and survived remembered those who lost their lives in Nazi-occupied France.

This day in 1944: Hitler's downfall began

This day in 1944: Hitler's downfall began

Rediff.com6 Jun 2014

Seventy years ago on June 6, the beaches of Normandy in France were the site of an invasion never before, one that would change the course of history.

Review: Edge of Tomorrow is entertaining and epic

Review: Edge of Tomorrow is entertaining and epic

Rediff.com6 Jun 2014

Edge of Tomorrow may not be a faithful adaptation of Hiroshi Sakurazaka's novel All You Need Is Kill but it's a damn energetic one, says Sukanya Verma.

This day in 1944: Hitler's downfall began

This day in 1944: Hitler's downfall began

Rediff.com6 Jun 2014

Seventy years ago on June 6, the beaches of Normandy in France were the site of an invasion never before, one that would change the course of history.

Memories of '62: Does India know China today?

Memories of '62: Does India know China today?

Rediff.com20 Mar 2014

On the title page of the Top Secret Report, Henderson-Brooks quotes the Chinese tactician Sun Tzu: 'Know yourself, know your enemy: A hundred battles, a hundred victories', says Claude Arpi, highlighting where the Indian Army and government failed to counter the Chinese attack in 1962.

June 6, Normandy: The day that re-wrote history

June 6, Normandy: The day that re-wrote history

Rediff.com6 Jun 2013

June 6 is the 69th anniversary of the invasion of Normandy, considered to be the decisive battle of the Second World War in Western Europe.

Prominent Indian American doc convicted for tax cheating

Prominent Indian American doc convicted for tax cheating

Rediff.com24 Aug 2012

A prominent Indian American neurosurgeon, Dr Arvind Ahuja, of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, has been convicted for hiding $8 million (about Rs 44.8 crore) in secret offshore accounts in India, and is scheduled to be sentenced on January 13, 2013.

Disney withdraws bid to trademark Seal Team 6

Disney withdraws bid to trademark Seal Team 6

Rediff.com26 May 2011

The Walt Disney company has withdrawn its application to trademark the term 'SEAL Team 6', on its toys, games and a TV show, to apparently cash in on the elite unit that killed Osama bin Laden after US Navy declared it would protect its rights.

Touring Normandy: The D-Day beaches and beyond

Touring Normandy: The D-Day beaches and beyond

Rediff.com31 Aug 2010

For many people, Normandy, a province in North-Western France, conjures up images of the massive armada that descended upon its shores on June 6, 1944 to drive the Nazis out of continental Europe. However, Normandy is a lot more than just that says Siddhu Warrior.

Author JD Salinger passes away

Author JD Salinger passes away

Rediff.com29 Jan 2010

Best selling American author Jerome David 'JD' Salinger has died in New Hampshire where he lived for more than fifty years after stepping back from spotlight to live in quiet seclusion. He was 91. The author died of natural causes on Wednesday, according to a statement provided by his family to the American media.

Spotted: Katrina, Dia sizzle in black

Spotted: Katrina, Dia sizzle in black

Rediff.com20 Sep 2009

The two actresses were caught on camera before the Rocky S show on Day Three of the Lamke Fashion Week among many others.

 When a tough guy was reduced to tears

When a tough guy was reduced to tears

Rediff.com14 Sep 2009

Harrison Ford was overcome by emotion while watching a film that celebrated his career 35th annual Deauville American Film Festival in Normandy, France.

Video recipe: Melt-in-the-mouth Almond Rocks

Video recipe: Melt-in-the-mouth Almond Rocks

Rediff.com8 Sep 2009

Mumbai-based Roopali Gulabani, founder and owner of Chocolate Sentiments shares a step-by-step guide to making this delicious treat.

Bollywood's best kissers

Bollywood's best kissers

Rediff.com14 Jul 2009

A look at 10 best kissers in the Hindi film industry.

What Barack Obama said in his historic speech

What Barack Obama said in his historic speech

Rediff.com20 Jan 2009

What Barack Obama said in his historic speech:

A biz guru cracks the Indian code!

A biz guru cracks the Indian code!

Rediff.com1 Feb 2007

G. Clotaire Rapaille has guided Chrysler, Procter Gamble, Boeing, and other enraptured clients through the "collective unconscious" of dozens of cultures. Now he's taking on India. Is he a sage--or a charlatan?

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