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Dutee clinches 100m gold at Khelo India University Games

Dutee clinches 100m gold at Khelo India University Games

Rediff.com10 minutes ago

India's fastest woman Dutee Chand, the national record holder bagged gold with a timing of 11.49 seconds. Dutee needs to clock 11.15 seconds to qualify for the Tokyo Olympics.

Nirbhaya convicts move court seeking stay on execution

Nirbhaya convicts move court seeking stay on execution

Rediff.com25 minutes ago

Additional Session Judge Dharmender Rana issued notice to Tihar Jail authorities on the pleas moved of Akshay Singh and Pawan Kumar Gupta, directing the officials to file their response by March 2.

Ranji Roundup: Majumdar revives Bengal; Guj restrict Saurashtra

Ranji Roundup: Majumdar revives Bengal; Guj restrict Saurashtra

Rediff.com33 minutes ago

A round-up of Ranji Trophy matches played on Saturday.

What is Rohit Sharma doing in Madrid?

What is Rohit Sharma doing in Madrid?

Rediff.com1 hour ago

Rohit Sharma is La Liga's brand ambassador in India. as Real Madrid take on Barcelona in La Liga on March 2, Rohit makes his presence felt.

Schools in riot-hit Delhi closed till March 7

Schools in riot-hit Delhi closed till March 7

Rediff.com1 hour ago

A circular stated that the decision had been taken due to the possible "tense and traumatised" state of mind of the students.

Five Serie A matches postponed after Italy coronavirus outbreak

Five Serie A matches postponed after Italy coronavirus outbreak

Rediff.com2 hours ago

Serie A matches have been postponed because of the ongoing coronavirus crisis. All five soccer games will be played instead on May 13.

Assam teacher arrested for post against PM, BJP

Assam teacher arrested for post against PM, BJP

Rediff.com2 hours ago

Souradeep Sengupta, a guest lecturer in the Physics department at Gurucharan College, was arrested from his residence in the Itkhola area on Friday night after a case was lodged against him based on a complaint filed by a student.

Kyle Jamieson highlights Indian batting mistakes

Kyle Jamieson highlights Indian batting mistakes

Rediff.com2 hours ago

Indian batsmen showed intent but their reckless shot selection took them only as far as 242 on an eventful opening day of the second Test against New Zealand. Kyle Jamieson in an inspired post-tea spell blew away the middle and lower-order to finish with his maiden five-wicket haul in only his second Test.

Shorts: Sun ban a 'statement to the world'; Nike shoe debate rages

Shorts: Sun ban a 'statement to the world'; Nike shoe debate rages

Rediff.com2 hours ago

Summary of sports events and persons who made news on Saturday.

Patnaik leaves Delhi police with credibility crisis

Patnaik leaves Delhi police with credibility crisis

Rediff.com2 hours ago

The national capital witnessed the worst riots in last three decades this week, with allegations of police acting as mute spectators when angry mobs ran riot on the streets of northeast Delhi.

Param Bir Singh new commissioner of Mumbai Police

Param Bir Singh new commissioner of Mumbai Police

Rediff.com3 hours ago

Before being appointed as the Mumbai police chief, Singh was posted as the Director General of the Maharashtra Anti Corruption Bureau.

Amid violence, couple tie the knot in Gokulpuri

Amid violence, couple tie the knot in Gokulpuri

Rediff.com3 hours ago

Mahendra Kumar and Savita Kashyap, both in their 20s, got married on Friday -- four days after they exchanged rings in an engagement ceremony.

India must win overseas to be considered great: Vaughan

India must win overseas to be considered great: Vaughan

Rediff.com3 hours ago

India has struggled in overseas conditions barring a series win in Australia. On Saturday, New Zealand bundled out India for 242 in the first innings of the second Test at the Hagley Oval in Christchurch. Michael Vaughan, on Saturday, said that the current Indian side cannot be regarded as a great team until they win a series in England or New Zealand.

Ensuring justice reach all priority of govt: PM Modi

Ensuring justice reach all priority of govt: PM Modi

Rediff.com4 hours ago

Hitting out at previous governments, he said they did not care for the people with disabilities but his dispensation was thinking about their problems and finding ways to reduce their issues.

Pitch was fair; our batsmen erred, says Vihari

Pitch was fair; our batsmen erred, says Vihari

Rediff.com4 hours ago

Hanuma Vihari says poor shot selection led to India getting bowled out for a below-par 242 against New Zealand on a "fair pitch", in the second Test, in Christchurch, on Saturday.

'Shoot the traitors' chants raised on Delhi Metro train

'Shoot the traitors' chants raised on Delhi Metro train

Rediff.com4 hours ago

The five-six men, wearing saffron T-shirts and kurta, started the sloganeering when the train was about to halt at the metro station, according to a PTI reporter who was at the spot.

Match-winner Yadav heaps praise on coach Hirwani

Match-winner Yadav heaps praise on coach Hirwani

Rediff.com5 hours ago

Radha Yadav hailed the impact of bowling coach Narendra Hirwani after registering her career-best figures in India's seven-wicket ICC Women's T20 World Cup 2020 victory over Sri Lanka.

Shafali should 'continue enjoying her game'

Shafali should 'continue enjoying her game'

Rediff.com5 hours ago

16-year-old Shafali Verma announced her emergence on the global stage by becoming the second highest run getter in the ongoing tournament. She has so far scored 161 runs, hitting 18 fours and nine sixes in four matches, at an astounding strike rate of 161.

Parvesh Verma offers month's salary to kin of Delhi cop, IB staffer

Parvesh Verma offers month's salary to kin of Delhi cop, IB staffer

Rediff.com5 hours ago

Bharatiya Janata Party MP Parvesh Verma, who is accused of making hate speeches, on Saturday said he would give his one-month salary each to the families of the policeman and Intelligence Bureau employee who were killed in the communal violence in northeast Delhi.

Tried to scare him with lathi: Cop who faced gunman in Delhi

Tried to scare him with lathi: Cop who faced gunman in Delhi

Rediff.com5 hours ago

Shahrukh, the suspect who opened fire at police personnel during violence in North-East Delhi on Monday, has not been arrested, clarified Delhi Police sources.

New Zealand survive Bangladesh scare to set up Aus showdown

New Zealand survive Bangladesh scare to set up Aus showdown

Rediff.com6 hours ago

New Zealand bowlers Hayley Jensen and Leigh Kasperek picked up three wickets each to help the White Ferns defend a low score and beat Bangladesh by 17 runs in the Women's Twenty20 World Cup on Saturday and stay in the hunt for a semi-final berth from Group A.

We were heavily outnumbered: ACP hurt in Delhi riots

We were heavily outnumbered: ACP hurt in Delhi riots

Rediff.com6 hours ago

Assistant Commissioner of Police, Anuj Kumar, who got injured in recent clashes in northeast Delhi's Gokulpuri, said that the police force was heavily outnumbered as the place turned into a battlefield with frenzied mobs torching houses, shops, vehicles and hurling stones.

PHOTOS: New Zealand on top after India's batting fails again

PHOTOS: New Zealand on top after India's batting fails again

Rediff.com6 hours ago

Images from Day 1 of the second Test between New Zealand and India in Christchurch on Saturday.

PHOTOS: Radha demolishes SL with career-best 4-23

PHOTOS: Radha demolishes SL with career-best 4-23

Rediff.com6 hours ago

Images from the women's T20 World Cup match between India and Sri Lanka, in Melbourne, on Saturday.

Chidambaram slams AAP govt over Kanhaiya sedition case

Chidambaram slams AAP govt over Kanhaiya sedition case

Rediff.com6 hours ago

The Delhi government has given a go-ahead to the city police to prosecute former JNUSU president Kanhaiya Kumar and nine others in connection with a four-year-old sedition case, as the ruling AAP denied the persistent BJP charge of blocking the proceedings in the matter.

Coronavirus stokes fears of Tokyo Olympics cancellation

Coronavirus stokes fears of Tokyo Olympics cancellation

Rediff.com7 hours ago

Marathoners are spending the precious few moments of downtime before Saturday's competition focused on strategy and rest, and do not fear Olympic cancellation

Situation peaceful in riot-hit Delhi

Situation peaceful in riot-hit Delhi

Rediff.com7 hours ago

Security personnel have been conducting flag marches and holding regular consultations with locals to assuage their fears. They are also urging residents to not pay attention to rumours on social media and report them to the police.

Injury puts Rabada out of India tour, Australia ODIs

Injury puts Rabada out of India tour, Australia ODIs

Rediff.com9 hours ago

The 24-year-old pacer will be out of action for four weeks after suffering the injury during the final T20 international against Australia on Wednesday.

US reports first 'isolated' coronavirus case

US reports first 'isolated' coronavirus case

Rediff.com9 hours ago

Health officials in United States on Friday confirmed that a resident of Oregon has tested positive for coronavirus with no known history of travel to countries severely affected by the outbreak and no known contact with infected individuals.

FIFA chief favours 'daylight' off-side rule

FIFA chief favours 'daylight' off-side rule

Rediff.com10 hours ago

Football's law-making body the International FA Board (IFAB) will meet on Saturday and discuss VAR and the off-side law, although no proposal has been tabled for a concrete law change.

Must-read! Fun facts about leap years

Must-read! Fun facts about leap years

Rediff.com10 hours ago

Did you know that 1700 or 1900 are not leap years, but 2000 or 2400 are?

India rejects Google's patent plea for e-shoe

India rejects Google's patent plea for e-shoe

Rediff.com10 hours ago

The patent application for 'System and method for wearable electronic devices', filed in 2007, mentions various wearable models including a shoe that can communicate data to the user, electronic communication devices attached to clothes, wireless ear pieces and ankle bracelets that can transmit updated information from the body to the user. The drawings the company submitted to the patent office also show the design of a shoe that can be a wearable electronic device.

With coronavirus going strong, aviation cos feel the heat

With coronavirus going strong, aviation cos feel the heat

Rediff.com10 hours ago

Reduction in fuel price was supposed to bring back good luck for Indian airlines. But with the global spread of coronavirus, airlines are being forced to rejig their network, cut flights, and delay launches.

How much more can the stock markets slide?

How much more can the stock markets slide?

Rediff.com10 hours ago

The answer to that depends on whether the globe is able to contain the virus spread, says Samie Modak.

Hot alert! Do you recognise this actor?

Hot alert! Do you recognise this actor?

Rediff.com10 hours ago

The actor has starred in Pyaar Ka Punchnama and Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety.

Greta's climate march brings UK streets to a halt

Greta's climate march brings UK streets to a halt

Rediff.com10 hours ago

The Swedish teen activist warned world leaders she will "not be silenced when the world is on fire". She accused politicians of ignoring the climate emergency and "sweeping their mess under the rug.

Djokovic stages great escape to enter Dubai final

Djokovic stages great escape to enter Dubai final

Rediff.com14 hours ago

World number one Novak Djokovic saved three match points to beat France's Gael Monfils 2-6, 7-6(8), 6-1 on Friday as he set up a final showdown at the Dubai Open with Greek second seed Stefanos Tsitsipas. Djokovic is yet to lose this year and the Australian Open champion extended his unbeaten run in 2020 to 17 matches with what was also his 17th win over Monfils.

EPL: Bottom side Norwich stun high-flying Leicester

EPL: Bottom side Norwich stun high-flying Leicester

Rediff.com15 hours ago

Norwich City's Jamal Lewis threw his relegation-threatened side a lifeline with a a 70th-minute goal to beat visiting Premier League high-flyers Leicester City 1-0 and secure a vital three points on Friday. Norwich remain bottom of the table but are now only four points from the safety zone -- three adrift of Watford and West Ham United with Aston Villa another point ahead.

PHOTOS: Shah, Mamata share lunch at Patnaik's home

PHOTOS: Shah, Mamata share lunch at Patnaik's home

Rediff.com19 hours ago

The picture of Shah and Mamata sharing a lunch led to talks in the political circles about a possible scale down in their attacks on each other.

Kejriwal outlines relief plan for Delhi riot victims

Kejriwal outlines relief plan for Delhi riot victims

Rediff.com19 hours ago

Kejriwal said the government has set up 9 shelters for the riot-affected people and is distributing food among them.

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