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World's first space hotel plans to open in 2027Rediff.com6 hours ago
The world's very first space hotel is slated to open in 2027. Named the Voyager Class space station, the hotel will be able to hold up to 400 guests.
Nandigram to witness Battle Royale as BJP pits Suvendu against MamataRediff.com1 days ago
The BJP released its first list of 57 candidates for the West Bengal assembly polls and fielded Suvendu Adhikari from his home turf of Nandigram, from where Trinamool Congress president and Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has already announced her candidature.
I want to leave my own legacy: AshwinRediff.com1 days ago
Being a student of the game Ashwin wants to evolve as a cricketer and a person everyday.
SC to hear plea of mother of Army officer jailed in Pak for 23 yrsRediff.com2 days ago
The Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear a plea filed by the mother of an Army officer seeking direction to the Centre to take immediate steps through diplomatic channel for repatriation of her son, who is lodged in jail in Pakistan for last over 23 years.
Pay life insurance premium in advance and get a discountRediff.com3 days ago
The discount should be equal to interest rates on savings bank account deposit of State Bank of India.
WOMEN who INSPIRE: 'I respect her more than any God'Rediff.com3 days ago
'Her inspiring teachings have helped me tackle the worst of situations and kept me afloat and smiling.'
Battle lines in Indian politics have been drawnRediff.com4 days ago
Not all change is good, but this one is, applauds Shekhar Gupta.
Priyanka reveals her fight with depressionRediff.com6 days ago
'I didn't know exactly how to move from a world of gray back into a world of vibrant colour, but one day I figured out one simple thing I could do: I could stop hiding and re-engage with life.'
Extreme weather events killed over 1.4 lakh people in last 50 yrsRediff.com6 days ago
The paper said 65,130 people were killed in 3,175 incidents of floods. Some 40,358 people died in 117 tropical cyclones, with 344.9 deaths per mortality event. There were 706 heat wave incidents that claimed the lives of 17,362 people, the paper said, adding there is a rise in the number of casualties because of this type of EWE.
Fall of Cong govt another chapter in Puducherry's historyRediff.com22 Feb 2021
Only four governments had completed its full term, while six, including the Naryanasamy-led dispensation, have fallen.
All about Australian Open champion Naomi OsakaRediff.com20 Feb 2021
Naomi Osaka beat Jennifer Brady to win her second Australian Open title and fourth Grand Slam crown, extending her win streak to 21 matches.
For banks, the option is to go digital or dieRediff.com16 Feb 2021
Bankers need to take a call on whether they will allow technology firms to run banks or banks themselves will turn into tech firms, says Tamal Bandyopadhyay.
Vote! 2nd Test: Will India win?Rediff.com15 Feb 2021
Can Root and Stokes pull off an unlikely draw?
Priyanka-Nick, Varun-Natasha celebrate Valentine's DayRediff.com15 Feb 2021
Love is in the air... and on social media!
Not a Budget for EmploymentRediff.com12 Feb 2021
It is important to increase employment in general. It is even better to increase good quality jobs. Strategically, it is important to move people from farms to factories to improve overall labour productivity. It is important to improve job opportunities for women, for urbanites and for the educated. The Budget does not contain ideas to do any of this, points out Mahesh Vyas.
The record that evaded Tendulkar...Rediff.com12 Feb 2021
He is not the youngest cricketer to score a Test hundred.
Meet Modi the FashionistaRediff.com12 Feb 2021
Thank you, Mr Prime Minister, for bringing colour to our colourless, drab, despair-ridden lives.
'My Muslim-ness did not matter, my professional competence did'Rediff.com11 Feb 2021
At an online book release event, former vice president Hamid Ansari lays to rest the controversies surrounding his tenure.
Bangar appointed RCB's batting consultant for IPL-14Rediff.com10 Feb 2021
Former India batsman Sanjay Bangar was on Wednesday appointed as the batting consultant of Indian Premier League side Royal Challengers Bangalore ahead of the upcoming season.
Rishi's brother, Rajiv Kapoor, passes awayRediff.com9 Feb 2021
Actor-director Rajiv Kapoor, son of celebrated filmmaker-actor Raj Kapoor, passed away on Tuesday, February 9. He was 58.
'You can't build large dams in the Himalayas'Rediff.com8 Feb 2021
'We have been appealing to various governments for so many years that there should be no dams in the Himalayas, but no one listens.' 'Nature responded in its own way.'
'Sasikala's arrival won't impact AIADMK'Rediff.com6 Feb 2021
'Our party cadre does not want her in the party.'
Lisa Sthalekar inducted into Australian Cricket Hall of FameRediff.com5 Feb 2021
Sthalekar was a member of four Australian World Cup-winning teams across the ODI and T20 formats and captained Australia in three ODIs against New Zealand in 2006.
Urmila Matondkar's 5 FINEST PerformancesRediff.com4 Feb 2021
In a career spanning 30 years, Urmila Mantodkar has played everything from a killer to a stalker to a rape survivor.
Aus Open in numbers: Rod Laver Arena to allow 14k spectatorsRediff.com4 Feb 2021
This year's Australian Open will be allowed to admit up to 30,000 fans a day, around 50% of usual capacity, amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Meet the top women's contenders at Australian OpenRediff.com3 Feb 2021
Penpix of the top women's contenders at the 2021 Australian Open
Govt, Oppn to hold 15 hr discussion on farmers' issuesRediff.com3 Feb 2021
This comes after the government and opposition parties said a consensus has been reached to extend the duration of the allotted time on the discussion on a Motion Thanking the President for his Address to the Joint Sitting of Lok Sabha and Rajaya Sabha at the beginning of the Budget Session, from the currently allocated 10 hours to 15 hours.
How England spinner Leach plans to outfox Indian batsmenRediff.com1 Feb 2021
Bowling quicker in the air brought success to Monty Panesar in the 2012 tour of India but England left-arm spinner Jack Leach feels the same tactic may not work for him on his maiden series against the mighty batting line-up of the hosts.
Rape victims' testimony not confidence-inspiring: HCRediff.com30 Jan 2021
In the second judgment, she said sole testimony of the victim in rape cases is sufficient to fix criminal liability. "However, in the present case, considering the sub-standard quality of testimony of the prosecutrix, it would be a grave injustice to send the appellant behind bars for 10 years, her order said.
New farm laws will herald an era of market freedom: Economic SurveyRediff.com29 Jan 2021
The government's annual Economic Survey on Friday strongly defended new farm laws, saying they herald a new era of market freedom which can go a long way in improving lives of small and marginal farmers in India. These legislations were designed "primarily" for the benefit of "small and marginal farmers", which constitute around 85 per cent of the total number of farmers and are the biggest sufferer of the "regressive" APMC-regulated market regime, the survey said. The pre-budget document defended the farm laws in the backdrop of long-running farmers' agitation at various borders of the national capital seeking repeal of these legislations expressing concern that they are pro-corporate and could weaken government regulated mandis, also called Agriculture Produce Marketing Committees (APMCs).
Diplomatic Battles on Capitol HillRediff.com28 Jan 2021
Lobbying on the Hill is time consuming and cumbersome, but very effective to influence US government policies, asserts Ambassador T P Sreenivasan, deputy chief of mission at the Indian embassy in Washington, DC after the 1998 nuclear tests and during the Kargil War.
Meet Afghanistan's first female breakdancerRediff.com27 Jan 2021
Talash says she has received death threats, but she's still dancing.
Chelsea sack coach LampardRediff.com25 Jan 2021
Lampard was named Chelsea coach in July 2019.
'Vajpayee brought BJP to the pole position of Indian politics'Rediff.com22 Jan 2021
'When economic policies were attacked by people on his own side, he went ahead despite all the criticisms in the coalition, within the party and the Sangh Parivar.'
Biden sends comprehensive immigration reform bill to CongressRediff.com21 Jan 2021
Called the US Citizenship Act of 2021, the legislation modernises the immigration system, and also proposes to eliminate the per country cap for employment-based green cards, a move that would benefit thousands of Indian IT professionals whose current wait period for legal permanent residency runs into several decades.
'A BIG SALUTE to our cricketing soldiers'Rediff.com21 Jan 2021
We asked you, dear readers to send in your congratulatory messages for the Indian team on their success Down Under. Here are your wishes for the team...
India's Greatest WinRediff.com19 Jan 2021
What happened at the Gabba on January 19, 2021 now sits at the pinnacle of India's most significant Test wins, declares Faisal Shariff.
From Lincoln to Trump: A look at inaugurations pastRediff.com18 Jan 2021
From when James Buchanan was sworn in in 1857 to Donald Trump in 2017.
Lessons from the Farmer's ProtestRediff.com18 Jan 2021
'This confrontation could have been avoided by a less arrogant administration that initially listened, used whatever negotiating skills they had and tried to be more credible,' observes Ramesh Menon.
Lady Gaga, Jennifer Lopez to headline Biden inaugurationRediff.com14 Jan 2021
Lady Gaga will perform the national anthem. There will be a musical performance by Lopez, who has used her voice during the coronavirus pandemic to speak out against its disproportionate toll on minority communities.