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NBA roundup: Durant returns to lift Nets past Cavs

NBA roundup: Durant returns to lift Nets past Cavs

Rediff.com23 Nov 2021

Bucks hold moment of silence for Wisconsin parade attack victims.

NBA: Stephen Curry hits nine 3s in Warriors' rout of Nets

NBA: Stephen Curry hits nine 3s in Warriors' rout of Nets

Rediff.com17 Nov 2021

Andrew Wiggins added 19 points for the Warriors. Jordan Poole contributed 17 while Draymond Green collected 11 points, eight rebounds and six assists.

After 80 km chase, gunman kills Indian-origin pharma CEO for US$ 10k

After 80 km chase, gunman kills Indian-origin pharma CEO for US$ 10k

Rediff.com30 Oct 2021

The "wealthy pharmaceutical executive" was followed for 50 miles (80 kms) from a Pennsylvania casino to his New Jersey home where he was murdered in an attempted robbery while his wife and daughter were sleeping, the New York Post newspaper quoted the police as saying.

Kate Winslet gives YOU something to talk about

Kate Winslet gives YOU something to talk about

Rediff.com20 Sep 2021

Kate Winslet won her second Emmy for playing the role of Detective Mare Sheehan in Mare Of Easttown.

Happy 60th, Carl Lewis!

Happy 60th, Carl Lewis!

Rediff.com1 Jul 2021

His 9-gold athletic haul at the Olympics remains unrivalled with Usain Bolt coming close with 8. Raj Kishore Mishra, former joint secretary at the sports ministry, salutes Carl Lewis, 'Sportsman of the 20th Century' on his 60th birthday.

Quick and Easy Sushi Recipes

Quick and Easy Sushi Recipes

Rediff.com23 Jun 2021

How about a sushi dinner over the weekend?

When Satyajit Ray got UPSET

When Satyajit Ray got UPSET

Rediff.com2 May 2021

There is a world that Satyajit Ray created in his films that I wanted to be a part of -- as Durga bathed in the rain to Ravi Shankar's music; when Charulata sat on the swing regretting she never had a child; and Aarti stood up in defence of her colleague. Aseem Chhabra shares interesting memoris of Satyajit Ray on the latter's birth centenary on May 2.

Vanita Gupta becomes 1st Indian-American to be US associate attorney general

Vanita Gupta becomes 1st Indian-American to be US associate attorney general

Rediff.com22 Apr 2021

From 2014 to 2017, Gupta served as the assistant attorney general for civil rights under President Barack Obama, where she advanced criminal justice reform, prosecuted hate crimes, protected voting rights and fought against discrimination.

The Serpent: Don't miss the Charles Sobhraj series!

The Serpent: Don't miss the Charles Sobhraj series!

Rediff.com6 Apr 2021

An eight-part crime drama set in the mid-1970s highlighting notorious serial killer and conman Charles Sobhraj's sinister activities around the hippie trail.

Biden lauds Vanita Gupta as 'proud daughter' of Indian immigrants

Biden lauds Vanita Gupta as 'proud daughter' of Indian immigrants

Rediff.com8 Jan 2021

"As associate attorney general, the number three job at the department, I nominate Vanita Gupta. A woman I've known for some time. One of the most respected civil rights lawyers in America," Biden told reporters in Wilmington, Delaware as he announced some of the key nominations in the Justice Department on Thursday.

'US-India should focus on trade to counter China'

'US-India should focus on trade to counter China'

Rediff.com14 Dec 2020

'I hope that the incoming Biden-Harris Administration works with India to address some of the most profound geopolitical transboundary challenges.'

Pfizer Covid vaccine gets US experts' nod

Pfizer Covid vaccine gets US experts' nod

Rediff.com11 Dec 2020

The Pfizer vaccine has already been approved for the public in the United Kingdom and, Canada.

Trump loses bid to challenge Biden's win in Pennsylvania

Trump loses bid to challenge Biden's win in Pennsylvania

Rediff.com28 Nov 2020

The three-judge panel of the 3rd US Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday upheld a previous ruling that dismissed the Trump campaign's request for an injunction in the case in Pennsylvania to challenge the election results and slammed the lawsuit.

Trump campaign steps up efforts to challenge poll results

Trump campaign steps up efforts to challenge poll results

Rediff.com20 Nov 2020

Biden won the Republican stronghold of Georgia, a top state official said after a manual recount, becoming the first Democrat to have won the key battleground state since 1992.

Why desis supported Trumpism

Why desis supported Trumpism

Rediff.com14 Nov 2020

In this moment there has to be honest acknowledgement of how so many in our community willingly voted for another four years of Trump, based on the morally flimsiest of reasons, points out Suleman Din.

Trump digs in, claims election was 'stolen'

Trump digs in, claims election was 'stolen'

Rediff.com8 Nov 2020

His campaign has now established a "Election Defense Fund" to raise funds to fight the expensive legal battle in US courts that might end up in the US Supreme Court.

Dance parties and bubbly! Biden supporters celebrate the win

Dance parties and bubbly! Biden supporters celebrate the win

Rediff.com8 Nov 2020

Dance parties, fireworks and high-fiving strangers were some of the scenes that America witnessed after media organisations declared that former United States Vice President Joe Biden beat President Donald Trump.

Armed men held in Philadelphia tried to deliver fake ballots: Reports

Armed men held in Philadelphia tried to deliver fake ballots: Reports

Rediff.com7 Nov 2020

Both men were carrying loaded handguns, and police found an AR-type rifle in the Hummer.

Biden close to win as his lead grows in battleground states

Biden close to win as his lead grows in battleground states

Rediff.com7 Nov 2020

As per the latest projections, Biden has 253 electoral college votes and Trump trails behind with 213. But some US media outlets have given 264 votes to Biden and 214 to Trump.

Biden shouldn't 'wrongfully' claim President's office: Trump

Biden shouldn't 'wrongfully' claim President's office: Trump

Rediff.com7 Nov 2020

Trump has challenged the authenticity of the elections, alleging massive voters fraud and electoral malpractice. In another tweet, he said his leads in all of these states were significant on election night but suddenly started vanishing. He asserted that the lead would come back once the legal proceedings move forward.

'Must understand Trump supporters and their issues'

'Must understand Trump supporters and their issues'

Rediff.com6 Nov 2020

'There are voters that may only come out to vote for him because he's speaking to their issues and they may not be Democrat or Republican'

Biden closes in on magical number of 270

Biden closes in on magical number of 270

Rediff.com6 Nov 2020

Biden -- who bagged 253 seats as against Trump's 213 -- appeared to be nearing the magical figure of 270 of the 538 electoral college votes.

Trump wins first legal battle in Pennsylvania

Trump wins first legal battle in Pennsylvania

Rediff.com6 Nov 2020

'Big legal win in Pennsylvania,' Trump said in a tweet soon after the court gave the ruling. Trump is currently leading in Pennsylvania, but his vote count has reduced considerably over the last one day.

Young American voters hold key to White House

Young American voters hold key to White House

Rediff.com5 Nov 2020

More than eight million young people who voted early or absentee in the 2020 elections.

No winner yet in tense US presidential race

No winner yet in tense US presidential race

Rediff.com5 Nov 2020

After the latest projections in Wisconsin, Biden has 253 electoral college votes as against Trump's 213, making it much difficult for the President to win the polls. The winner of the 2020 presidential election should have at least 270 Electoral College votes out of the 538-member electoral college.

Americans take to the streets over post-poll uncertainty

Americans take to the streets over post-poll uncertainty

Rediff.com5 Nov 2020

Weary from one of the most bruising US. presidential races in modern times, protesters take to the streets with the election outcome still unsettled a day after polls closed. While some participated in a 'Protect the Vote' rally, others were extending their support to Trump's call of 'Stop counting'.

US polls held during one of worst COVID-19 phases

US polls held during one of worst COVID-19 phases

Rediff.com4 Nov 2020

Over 20 states have set weekly case records, and more than 40 states are seeing a pattern of growing known infections. On Tuesday, hospitalisations in the United States topped 50,000 for the first time since August 7.

No red or blue states: Biden's promise on Election Day

"No red or blue states": Biden's promise on Election Day

Rediff.com4 Nov 2020

He urged the people of the US to choose hope over fear during the ongoing election day. "We have to remember who we are. This is the United States of America. Anybody who knows Donald Trump, we have to let him know who we are. We choose hope over fear, we choose truth over a lie, and we choose science over fiction."

Trump or Biden? America votes to elect 46th President

Trump or Biden? America votes to elect 46th President

Rediff.com4 Nov 2020

Amidst a resurgent COVID-19 pandemic, nearly 100 million people have already cast their ballots in early voting, putting the country on course for its highest turnout in a century. Some 239 million people are eligible to vote this year.

US Prez polls: 10 crore Americans have already voted

US Prez polls: 10 crore Americans have already voted

Rediff.com3 Nov 2020

An estimated 16 crore people casting their votes in a presidential election is a record in itself in terms of turnout after 1900, according to Michael P McDonald, Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Florida, who leads the US Election Project that tracks early voting.

America can't afford 4 more years of Trump: Harris

America can't afford 4 more years of Trump: Harris

Rediff.com3 Nov 2020

Harris alleged that Trump lied to American people on the coronavirus pandemic.

Will declare COVID plan on day 1 of presidency: Biden

Will declare COVID plan on day 1 of presidency: Biden

Rediff.com2 Nov 2020

The 77-year-old Democratic leader urged people to vote out US President Donald Trump, saying it is time for Trump to pack his bags and go home.

'Not a reality show': Obama's fiery attack on Trump

'Not a reality show': Obama's fiery attack on Trump

Rediff.com22 Oct 2020

Speaking from outside Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, Obama said, "Eight months into this pandemic, cases are rising again across this country... Donald Trump is not suddenly going to protect all of us. He cannot even take the basic steps to protect himself."

Former India shot putter arrested in US for killing wife, mother

Former India shot putter arrested in US for killing wife, mother

Rediff.com26 Aug 2020

Iqbal Singh, a former Asian Championship bronze medalist for India, has been charged with murder in the US after he chillingly admitted to killing his wife and mother, according to media reports.

Obama's rebuke of Trump raises US president's hackles

Obama's rebuke of Trump raises US president's hackles

Rediff.com20 Aug 2020

Trump went live with his tweeting as Obama and Indian-origin Senator Kamala Harris delivered their speeches at the 2020 Democratic National Convention on Wednesday.

Trump hasn't grown into the job because he can't: Obama

Trump hasn't grown into the job because he can't: Obama

Rediff.com20 Aug 2020

Obama said that both Biden and Harris have the experience needed to get things done and they have concrete policies that will turn their vision of a better, fairer, stronger country into reality.

Aus Open champ ready for career restart post COVID-19

Aus Open champ ready for career restart post COVID-19

Rediff.com31 Jul 2020

Sofia Kenin lifted her first Grand Slam trophy in Melbourne at the start of the year and then added a WTA title in Lyon, days before the circuit came to a halt due to the novel coronavirus pandemic.

Baseball season hits snag due to COVID-19

Baseball season hits snag due to COVID-19

Rediff.com27 Jul 2020

The Miami Marlins, who opened their season on Friday in Philadelphia, were scheduled to return home on Sunday ahead of their scheduled Monday home opener but put off traveling after a number of their players tested positive for the virus.

Flurry of positive COVID-19 tests in athletes hurts US restart plans

Flurry of positive COVID-19 tests in athletes hurts US restart plans

Rediff.com20 Jun 2020

The MLS and NBA were paying particularly close attention to Friday's events as many of the positive tests occurred in Florida where both leagues have announced plans to restart their seasons at Orlando's Walt Disney World.

Thousands protest across US major cities defying curfew

Thousands protest across US major cities defying curfew

Rediff.com3 Jun 2020

African-American George Floyd's death on May 25 has sparked civil unrest that has since spread nationwide.

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