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Rhea Chakraborty goes shopping

Rhea Chakraborty goes shopping

Rediff.com23 hours ago

How wonderful to spot Rhea!

'Captain India is inspiring'

'Captain India is inspiring'

Rediff.com23 hours ago

Inspired by one of India's biggest and most successful rescue missions from a war-torn country, Producers Ronnie Screwvala and Harman Baweja are all set to create Captain India.

Bumper debut for Zomato; m-cap races past Rs 1 lakh cr

Bumper debut for Zomato; m-cap races past Rs 1 lakh cr

Rediff.com23 hours ago

Shares of Zomato on Friday zoomed nearly 53 per cent in its debut trade against its issue price of Rs 76. The stock made its debut at Rs 115, reflecting a huge gain of 51.31 per cent against the issue price on the BSE. It then hit a high of Rs 138, a jump of 81.57 per cent.

Indian shooters eye Olympic glory

Indian shooters eye Olympic glory

Rediff.com23 hours ago

All of the 15 shooters are capable of winning medals, but few are seen as sure shot to secure podium finishes

Kishwar's Bengali Panta Bhaat Recipe

Kishwar's Bengali Panta Bhaat Recipe

Rediff.com23 hours ago

Panta Bhaat, which is eaten every morning for breakfast, seems to be taking over the world!

Why China has a sizeable presence in India's import basket

Why China has a sizeable presence in India's import basket

Rediff.com23 hours ago

A year after the government's renewed push to become self-reliant and the clamour for banning Chinese goods in the country owing to the border dispute, inbound shipments from India's largest trading partner continued to be on the rise. India's merchandise imports from China more than doubled to $6.51 billion in April over the same period a year earlier. Even as the 114 per cent YoY jump can be attributed partly to the statistical effect of a low base due to disruption caused by the pandemic, imports of items such as electronic components, computer hardware, and telecom equipment soared.

Tokyo Olympics: Deepika ninth in ranking round; India 9th in men's team

Tokyo Olympics: Deepika ninth in ranking round; India 9th in men's team

Rediff.com23 hours ago

Deepika managed to stay in the top 10 in the qualification round with a total score of 663.

Shilpa Shetty reacts to Raj Kundra's arrest

Shilpa Shetty reacts to Raj Kundra's arrest

Rediff.com23 hours ago

'We look back in anger at the people who've hurt us, the frustrations we've felt, the bad luck we've endured.'

Who is Parineeti's GREATEST support?

Who is Parineeti's GREATEST support?

Rediff.com23 hours ago

'In the long run, it is this unconditional love and constant support that becomes our armour and lets us take on any battle fearlessly.'

Feels Like Ishq review

Feels Like Ishq review

Rediff.com23 hours ago

At the end of the six short stories, Feels Like Ishq is uneven yet watchable, feels Sukanya Verma.

How much is Vijay paid for Masterchef?

How much is Vijay paid for Masterchef?

Rediff.com1 days ago

Money, apparently, is Vijay's only criteria for hosting MasterChef.

Why can't Taapsee see in Blurr?

Why can't Taapsee see in Blurr?

Rediff.com1 days ago

'This is the first double role for Taapsee.'

Muslim Olympians celebrate Eid far from home in Tokyo

Muslim Olympians celebrate Eid far from home in Tokyo

Rediff.com1 days ago

Athletes and officials from Muslim countries, gathered together for a shared prayer in masks.

Can wrong footwear cause health problems?

Can wrong footwear cause health problems?

Rediff.com1 days ago

Approximately 72% people wear inappropriate sized footwear which is associated with all kind of foot problems.

Trucking startup BlackBuck's valuation crosses $1 bn, joins unicorn club

Trucking startup BlackBuck's valuation crosses $1 bn, joins unicorn club

Rediff.com1 days ago

BlackBuck, India's leading online trucking platform, has closed a $67 million round of equity financing. The round was led by Tribe Capital, IFC Emerging Asia Fund and VEF. Existing investors Wellington Management, Sands Capital, and International Finance Corporation also participated in the round. The investment has made the Bengaluru-based company a 'unicorn,' or a startup valued at more than $1 billion, according to the firm. The company will use these funds to further penetrate the market and launch new service offerings for its customer base.

Navy mobilises rescue teams for flood relief, evacuation in Maharashtra

Navy mobilises rescue teams for flood relief, evacuation in Maharashtra

Rediff.com1 days ago

Despite adverse weather conditions and widespread inundation in affected areas, a total of seven naval rescue teams departed by road for deployment to the Ratnagiri and Raigarh districts on July 22, 2021 from Mumbai, said Indian Navy.

German women take a stand in full-body suits in Tokyo

German women take a stand in full-body suits in Tokyo

Rediff.com1 days ago

The German team wore fuchsia unitards - combined leotards and leggings extending to the ankles - at their podium training in Tokyo

Stocks: 'It makes sense to be more cautious'

Stocks: 'It makes sense to be more cautious'

Rediff.com1 days ago

'Pockets of mid and small-cap indices are showing exuberance and are discounting even FY23 valuations now.'

Watch Live! All the action in Parliament

Watch Live! All the action in Parliament

Rediff.com1 days ago

Opposition parties are likely to continue their disruptions over the Pegasus snooping and farmers' protest issues.

Bad loan resolution: Is crony capitalism at play?

Bad loan resolution: Is crony capitalism at play?

Rediff.com1 days ago

One smells a rat when cases are settled for too small a price offered either by the highest bidder or the promoter -- within and outside the legal ambit of insolvency process, observes Tamal Bandyopadhyay.

How India can NEUTRALISE Enemy Drones

How India can NEUTRALISE Enemy Drones

Rediff.com1 days ago

'An armed helicopter equipped with counter-drone systems will provide the airborne counter-drone capability and flexibility needed to protect India's critical assets.'

Zomato to debut on the stock markets today, 4 days ahead of schedule

Zomato to debut on the stock markets today, 4 days ahead of schedule

Rediff.com1 days ago

India's first unicorn Zomato will make its stock market debut on Friday, marking a historic moment for the domestic capital market. As per initial schedule, Zomato's listing was to take place on July 27. However, investment banks managed to complete the share allotment and listing formalities ahead of the deadline. Under the Sebi framework, the timeline between IPO closing and listing has to be six working days. Zomato's IPO had closed on July 16.

Airtel hikes tariffs, family postpaid plan spiked for new customers

Airtel hikes tariffs, family postpaid plan spiked for new customers

Rediff.com1 days ago

Bharti Airtel on Thursday announced new postpaid plans and discontinued some previous ones. "In the post-pandemic world, an abundance of high-speed data is increasingly becoming a key need for customers as work from home and online education is the new normal. "In this context, Airtel has further simplified its postpaid plans to offer industry-leading data benefits backed by a 5G-ready network and superior digital-first customer care. "The plans also come with a range of exclusive benefits such as bundled content and business productivity tools," Airtel said in a press release.

10 Web series To Watch with Your Family

10 Web series To Watch with Your Family

Rediff.com1 days ago

There are all sorts of genres on OTT, ready to cater to all of one's moods.

Russian archer faints under Tokyo's scorching heat

Russian archer faints under Tokyo's scorching heat

Rediff.com1 days ago

Svetlana Gomboeva collapsed as she checked her final scores

100% FDI in PSU refiners gets nod; to aid BPCL sale

100% FDI in PSU refiners gets nod; to aid BPCL sale

Rediff.com1 days ago

The Union Cabinet on Thursday approved a proposal to allow 100 per cent foreign direct investment (FDI) in public sector refiners, expanding the scope for FDI in the privatisation of Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd (BPCL). The approval by the Cabinet will enable the sale of the government's 52.98 per cent stake in BPCL to a foreign buyer, and, at the same time, will open the door for FDI in other public sector companies in the oil sector put up for privatisation.

Tokyo Games: Who will Light The Flame?

Tokyo Games: Who will Light The Flame?

Rediff.com1 days ago

The torchbearer's face will likely be seen by hundreds of millions of people watching around the world.

Explained: What is Zero Depreciation Car Insurance?

Explained: What is Zero Depreciation Car Insurance?

Rediff.com1 days ago

Vehicles are depreciating assets and lose their value over time.

Received Both Doses? Be Careful Please

Received Both Doses? Be Careful Please

Rediff.com1 days ago

'You will still want to take all the necessary precautions, which is the right thing to do.'

Three more athletes test positive for COVID-19 at Tokyo Games

Three more athletes test positive for COVID-19 at Tokyo Games

Rediff.com1 days ago

Olympics-related cases rose by 19, organisers said, bringing the total number of disclosed cases to 106.

How Parrikar Broke the Rafale Logjam

How Parrikar Broke the Rafale Logjam

Rediff.com1 days ago

'It was Parrikar's sharp insights into finance and international systems that stood out when India --at his suggestion -- decided to procure the Rafale combat jets from France.'

Grand Welcome for Rishabh Pant

Grand Welcome for Rishabh Pant

Rediff.com1 days ago

The Indian dressing room is 'noisier', Coach Ravi Shastri noted, after the 23 year old's return.

Audi launches 3 all-electric SUVs under its e-tron range

Audi launches 3 all-electric SUVs under its e-tron range

Rediff.com1 days ago

German luxury car maker Audi on Thursday launched three all-electric SUVs under its e-tron range with prices starting from Rs 99.99 lakh kicking off its electrification journey in the country. The three all-electric SUVs -- e-tron 50, e-tron 55 and e-tron Sportback 55 -- are priced at Rs 99.99 lakh, Rs 1.16 crore and Rs 1.18 crore respectively (all prices ex-showroom), Audi India said in a statement. Commenting on the launch of the e-tron brand in India, Audi India Head Balbir Singh Dhillon said, "we are launching not one, but three electric SUVs that begin our electrification journey." The three electric SUVs are "the perfect confluence of luxury, zero emissions, performance and everyday usability", he added.

'PM has gone for good administrators'

'PM has gone for good administrators'

Rediff.com1 days ago

'Whether it will create an impact or not, only time will tell.'

'With reshuffle, there is an acceptance of some failures'

'With reshuffle, there is an acceptance of some failures'

Rediff.com1 days ago

'Visibly there is a posturing that everything is fine. That creates a bit of a problem.'

Indians more vulnerable to tech support scams, says Microsoft report

Indians more vulnerable to tech support scams, says Microsoft report

Rediff.com1 days ago

Indians are more vulnerable to technology support-related scams compared to the global average, and lost over Rs 15,000 on average in such scam, a Microsoft research has found. According to the 2021 Global Tech Support Scam Research report, which looks at tech support scams and their impact, consumers in India experienced a relatively high scam encounter rate of 69 per cent during the past 12 months, close to the 70 per cent rate experienced in 2018. In contrast, there was an overall five-point drop in scam encounters globally with a rate of 59 per cent over the same period. The survey was conducted in Spring 2021 and asked consumers to share their experiences with tech support scams for the year prior (January 2020 to present).

What Cairn, Vodafone, Devas reveal about the Indian State

What Cairn, Vodafone, Devas reveal about the Indian State

Rediff.com1 days ago

The Indian State's arbitrariness may have come to be accepted with resignation within the country, but when it behaves in the same manner with external players, it gets a push-back, observes T N Ninan.

Windies vs Australia ODI suspended after COVID scare

Windies vs Australia ODI suspended after COVID scare

Rediff.com1 days ago

Confirmation of the suspension came straight after the toss, with both teams promptly making their way back to their respective dressing rooms.

How well Deepak Chahar sings!

How well Deepak Chahar sings!

Rediff.com1 days ago

After scoring a blazing unbeaten 69 to help defeat Sri Lanka in the second ODI in Colombo on Tuesday, July 20, Deepak Chahar has another of his hidden talents to show us.

Zomato to debut today on the bourses, 4 days ahead of schedule

Zomato to debut today on the bourses, 4 days ahead of schedule

Rediff.com1 days ago

India's first unicorn Zomato will make its stock market debut on Friday, marking a historic moment for the domestic capital market. As per initial schedule, Zomato's listing was to take place on July 27. However, investment banks managed to complete the share allotment and listing formalities ahead of the deadline. Under the Sebi framework, the timeline between IPO closing and listing has to be six working days. Zomato's IPO had closed on July 16.

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