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Past finally catches up with J-K separatist leader Yasin Malik

Past finally catches up with J-K separatist leader Yasin Malik

Rediff.com17 hours ago

From a Pakistan-trained militant to one of the prominent separatist faces in Kashmir, life has come a full circle for chief of the banned Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) Yasin Malik, who was in limelight for varied reasons over the past three decades of turmoil in the erstwhile restive border state.

Mary Kom, Meet World Champion Nikhat Zareen!

Mary Kom, Meet World Champion Nikhat Zareen!

Rediff.com19 hours ago

'No victory is complete without your idol's blessings,' Nikhat tweeted.

India Honours World Champion Nikhat Zareen

India Honours World Champion Nikhat Zareen

Rediff.com1 days ago

Nikhat Zareen, Manisha Moun and Parveen Hooda, who brought honour to the country at the women's World Boxing Championships 2022, were felicitated by Sports Minister Anurag Thakur.

What World Champ Nikhat Zareen Said About Hijab

What World Champ Nikhat Zareen Said About Hijab

Rediff.com2 days ago

'It is totally their own choice. I can't comment on their choices.'

Pakistani singer accuses KJo of copying song

Pakistani singer accuses KJo of copying song

Rediff.com2 days ago

'If someone is claiming it, then produce the agreement. I will be taking legal action.'

Jyothi smashes own 100m hurdles national record in UK

Jyothi smashes own 100m hurdles national record in UK

Rediff.com2 days ago

Jyothi Yarraji smashed the women's 100m hurdle national record for the second time in less than two weeks while winning the event at the Loughborough International Athletics Meet in the UK.

Nikhat Zareen, The New Queen of Indian Boxing!

Nikhat Zareen, The New Queen of Indian Boxing!

Rediff.com6 days ago

The 25-year-old boxer from Telangana thrashed Thailand's Jitpong Jutamas without breaking a sweat in the 52kg final with the judges scoring the bout 30-27, 29-28, 29-28, 30-27, 29-28 in Nikhat's favour.

PM Modi lauds Nikhat Zareen for 'fantastic' gold

PM Modi lauds Nikhat Zareen for 'fantastic' gold

Rediff.com6 days ago

Nikhat registered a dominating 5-0 victory, thrashing Thailand's Jitpong Jutamas without breaking a sweat in the 52kg final with judges scoring the bout 30-27, 29-28, 29-28, 30-27, 29-28 in the Indian's favour.

India's Nikhat Zareen is world boxing champion!

India's Nikhat Zareen is world boxing champion!

Rediff.com6 days ago

She becomes only fifth Indian woman boxer to achieve this feat.

Tamil sentiment strongly backed the 7 Rajiv case convicts for 31 years

Tamil sentiment strongly backed the 7 Rajiv case convicts for 31 years

Rediff.com7 days ago

A G Perarivalan alias Arivu is now a free man following a legal battle, and that long fight provides scope for throwback moments of Tamil sentiment that propelled the struggle which was backed by most political parties and successive governments in Tamil Nadu.

Jharkhand suspends mining secretary Pooja Singhal arrested for MGNREGS scam

Jharkhand suspends mining secretary Pooja Singhal arrested for MGNREGS scam

Rediff.com12 May 2022

Jharkhand mining secretary Pooja Singhal, earlier arrested and remanded to the custody of the ED in a suspected money laundering case, was suspended by the Jharkhand government on Thursday, an official said.

Shiv-Hari's MAGIC in The Movies

Shiv-Hari's MAGIC in The Movies

Rediff.com10 May 2022

'Mere Haathon Mein Nau-Nau Chudiya Hain showed how skillfully Shiv-Hari could weave into the commercial idiom.'

With new judge recommendations, SC set to regain full strength

With new judge recommendations, SC set to regain full strength

Rediff.com5 May 2022

The Supreme Court is all set to regain its full strength of 34 judges with the apex court collegium headed by CJI N V Ramana recommending names of the Chief Justice of Gauhati high court Justice Sudhanshu Dhulia and Gujarat high court judge Justice Jamshed B Pardiwala for elevation to the apex court, sources said.

From 'Boom Boom' to bust, Becker must now serve time

From 'Boom Boom' to bust, Becker must now serve time

Rediff.com30 Apr 2022

Boris Becker's thunderous delivery earned him the nickname 'Boom Boom' as a 17-year-old Wimbledon winner in 1985 but on Friday, aged 54 and bust, the German great was told he must serve time in prison.

Tennis great Becker jailed in UK bankruptcy case

Tennis great Becker jailed in UK bankruptcy case

Rediff.com30 Apr 2022

German tennis great Boris Becker was jailed by a London court on Friday for hiding hundreds of thousands of pounds of assets after he was declared bankrupt.

IAS topper from Kashmir Shah Faesal's posting soon: Govt

IAS topper from Kashmir Shah Faesal's posting soon: Govt

Rediff.com28 Apr 2022

In a series of tweets, Faisal spoke about his idealism letting him down in 2019 when he resigned from government service to join politics.

Former cricketer Campbell stable following heart attack

Former cricketer Campbell stable following heart attack

Rediff.com24 Apr 2022

Ryan Campbell is in a stable condition and is out of sedation just over a week after suffering a heart attack

Viru's Birthday Wish For Sachin

Viru's Birthday Wish For Sachin

Rediff.com24 Apr 2022

'Aur Aapke janamdin par yeh tohfa humne apne aap ko diya hai.'

SC to hear Jamiat plea over Jahangirpuri demolitions on May 9

SC to hear Jamiat plea over Jahangirpuri demolitions on May 9

Rediff.com21 Apr 2022

Status quo to be maintained till further order..., the court said.

SC irked by govt's reply on Abu Salem plea, calls it lecture to judiciary

SC irked by govt's reply on Abu Salem plea, calls it lecture to judiciary

Rediff.com21 Apr 2022

The Supreme Court on Thursday took strong exception of an affidavit filed by the Union home secretary on a plea by gangster Abu Salem, challenging his life imprisonment in the 1993 Mumbai blasts case, and said it is an "attempt to lecture the judiciary".

Don't Delay Appointing Service Chiefs!

Don't Delay Appointing Service Chiefs!

Rediff.com19 Apr 2022

If the government of the day would like to set in place a smooth and well-planned changeover and facilitate the incoming chief to chalk out his action plan well in advance, the announcement of a successor needs to be done early, observes Colonel K Thammayya Udupa (retd).

Bombay HC has a query on custody death victim's mother's plea

Bombay HC has a query on custody death victim's mother's plea

Rediff.com19 Apr 2022

The Bombay high court on Tuesday sought to know if a complainant in a case can ask for a particular advocate to be appointed as a special public prosecutor in the case.

Bound by assurance given to Lisbon on Abu Salem, govt tells SC

Bound by assurance given to Lisbon on Abu Salem, govt tells SC

Rediff.com19 Apr 2022

The government is bound by the assurance given by the then deputy prime minister L K Advani to the Portugal government that the maximum sentence handed out to gangster Abu Salem will not exceed 25 years, the Union home secretary has told the Supreme Court.

ED attaches assets worth over Rs 757 cr of Amway India

ED attaches assets worth over Rs 757 cr of Amway India

Rediff.com18 Apr 2022

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has attached assets worth over Rs 757 crore of one of the country's most known multi-level marketing (MLM) and direct-selling companies, Amway India, as part of a money-laundering investigation. The central agency issued a statement on Monday, alleging that the company was perpetrating a "scam" by running a pyramid "fraud" in the guise of direct-selling MLM network. "The entire focus of the company is about propagating how members can become rich by becoming members. There is no focus on the products. "Products are used to masquerade this MLM pyramid fraud as a direct-selling company," the ED alleged.

The Pension Challenge Confronting India

The Pension Challenge Confronting India

Rediff.com18 Apr 2022

When we look at the pension expenditure of the states, so far, there has been no gain from the NPS reform. Pension expenses as a share of total state revenue expenditure rose from 4% in 1991-1992 to 10% at the time of the NPS reform, and have risen further to about 12%, observes Ajay Shah.

Why Only The Kashmir Files?

Why Only The Kashmir Files?

Rediff.com16 Apr 2022

From the many large communal riots across decades to the six-hour mass cull of Muslims in Nellie, 1983; Sikhs in Delhi and elsewhere, 1984; Kashmiri Pandits, 1990; selective massacres of Hindus in Punjab, 1983-93; and Gujarat, 2002, we have failed to bring perpetrators of our biggest tragedies to account, asserts Shekhar Gupta.

The MLA who gave up his seat for Yogi

The MLA who gave up his seat for Yogi

Rediff.com13 Apr 2022

'If I had earned money as an MLA, I would have been sad to lose my seat.' 'But I have not earned money. Instead, I have earned respect.'

HDFC - HDFC Bank merger: What's in store for the shareholders?

HDFC - HDFC Bank merger: What's in store for the shareholders?

Rediff.com12 Apr 2022

HDFC and HDFC Bank's merger - touted as India's biggest-ever corporate merger - pumped up shares of the two entities on the bourses. Shares of Housing Finance Development Corporation (HDFC) skyrocketed 9 per cent while those of HDFC Bank zoomed 10 per cent. In comparison, the benchmark S&P BSESensex and the Nifty50 indices settled 2.2 per cent higher on Monday.

With Rs 4.2 trn m-cap, Adani Green is now India's 10th most valued firm

With Rs 4.2 trn m-cap, Adani Green is now India's 10th most valued firm

Rediff.com12 Apr 2022

Adani Green Energy entered the list of top-10 most valued companies in terms of market capitalisation (m-cap) in the country on Monday after its stock price zoomed 16.3 per cent to hit a new high of Rs 2,701.6 on the BSE. Adani Green Energy's m-cap now stands at Rs 4.22 trillion, surpassing Bharti Airtel, which has an m-cap of Rs 4.16 trillion. With today's rally, the stock has zoomed about 25 per cent in the last two trading days after UAE's International Holding Company (IHC) agreed to invest Rs 3,850 crore in Adani Green Energy through preferential issue.

Imran Khan becomes 1st Pak PM to lose no-trust vote

Imran Khan becomes 1st Pak PM to lose no-trust vote

Rediff.com10 Apr 2022

While in power, Khan repeatedly talked about making Pakistan an Islamic welfare state. However, he failed to fix the economy and the basic problem of keeping the prices of commodities in control.

Record $5M price-tag for Maradona's 'Hand of God' shirt

Record $5M price-tag for Maradona's 'Hand of God' shirt

Rediff.com6 Apr 2022

The shirt worn by Diego Maradona when he scored his infamous "Hand of God" goal against England at the 1986 World Cup is expected to sell for at least 4 million pounds ($5.23 million

China catches US napping, extends Belt and Road Initiative in South America

China catches US napping, extends Belt and Road Initiative in South America

Rediff.com5 Apr 2022

The US has realised that China is cutting lucrative deals in South America as more nations are joining Beijing's Belt and Road Initiative.

HC allows journalist Rana Ayyub to travel abroad, questions look-out circular

HC allows journalist Rana Ayyub to travel abroad, questions look-out circular

Rediff.com4 Apr 2022

The Delhi high court on Monday allowed journalist Rana Ayyub to travel abroad while questioning the Enforcement Directorate over a Look Out Circular (LOC) issued against her barring her from travelling abroad.

Pak political crisis: The road to Parliament dissolution

Pak political crisis: The road to Parliament dissolution

Rediff.com3 Apr 2022

Following is a brief chronology of major developments related to the formation of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) party by cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan and his abrupt move to dissolve Parliament.

Imran surprises Oppn, but pushes Pak into political uncertainty

Imran surprises Oppn, but pushes Pak into political uncertainty

Rediff.com3 Apr 2022

Khan, who faced his toughest political test since assuming office in 2018 due to defections in his party and cracks in the ruling coalition, in a surprise announcement during an address to the nation on Sunday said he had advised the president to 'dissolve assemblies'.

BJP MLC: 'RSS, VHP creating mischief in Karnataka'

BJP MLC: 'RSS, VHP creating mischief in Karnataka'

Rediff.com1 Apr 2022

'The Muslims in Karnataka are safe and secure. The state government belongs to everybody.'

Shiv Sena-NCP Leaders Facing ED Heat

Shiv Sena-NCP Leaders Facing ED Heat

Rediff.com31 Mar 2022

The central government, in its typical sledgehammer style, has unleashed the might of its investigative agencies like the Enforcement Directorate against NCP and Shiv Sena leaders.

US, Mexico book spots at 2022 FIFA World Cup

US, Mexico book spots at 2022 FIFA World Cup

Rediff.com31 Mar 2022

The United States and Mexico both booked tickets to this year's World Cup in Qatar in the final round of CONCACAF qualifying on Wednesday.

BJP MLA: 'No religious discrimination in Karnataka'

BJP MLA: 'No religious discrimination in Karnataka'

Rediff.com30 Mar 2022

'The state government does not believe in disallowing non-Hindus to do business outside Hindu temples.'

PIX: Portugal, Poland, Senegal punch ticket to Qatar World Cup

PIX: Portugal, Poland, Senegal punch ticket to Qatar World Cup

Rediff.com30 Mar 2022

Images and a round-up of all the World Cup qualifiers played across continents on Tuesday.

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