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Do you use these Indianisms?

Do you use these Indianisms?

Rediff.comFew mins ago

You'll be looking at your e-mails in a different light after reading this.

Stokes opens up about what went wrong with India's 2019 World Cup campaign

Stokes opens up about what went wrong with India's 2019 World Cup campaign

Rediff.com6 minutes ago

In his new book On Fire published by Headline Books and distributed by Hachette India, Ben Stokes analysed each of England's games in the World Cup.

Sri Lanka suspends fast bowler after heroin arrest

Sri Lanka suspends fast bowler after heroin arrest

Rediff.com17 minutes ago

Sri Lanka fast bowler Shehan Madushanka has been suspended from all forms of cricket with immediate effect after he was arrested for alleged possession of illegal drugs, the country's cricket board said on Tuesday. He was caught with 2.7 grams of heroin by police on Saturday and then remanded in custody till June 2, Sri Lanka police said.

Only 13 of 145 Shramik trains have run from Maha today: Goyal

Only 13 of 145 Shramik trains have run from Maha today: Goyal

Rediff.com27 minutes ago

Earlier, the Railways had issued statements saying that it planned 125 trains for evacuating migrants from Maharashtra on May 25 but the state government was only able to give information for 41 trains till 2 am.

Gurgaon-Bihar: 8 days, 1,000 km and 11 men on 11 cycle rickshaws

Gurgaon-Bihar: 8 days, 1,000 km and 11 men on 11 cycle rickshaws

Rediff.com30 minutes ago

Kumar had registered for the Shramik Special train. Everyday, he hoped his phone will ring and he will be asked to come to the station. But, only his landlord's call came everyday asking when he would pay the due rent. Dejected with the wait, Kumar decided to go to the Gurgaon Railway Station where he was refused an entry.

Espanyol, Leganes offer free 2020-2021 season tickets to fans

Espanyol, Leganes offer free 2020-2021 season tickets to fans

Rediff.com39 minutes ago

Espanyol said that in addition to offering its 27,833 season ticket holders free 2020-2021 passes, they would also reimburse 20 per cent of the value of their current season ticket to account for the matches they will miss.

SEE: Rohit's latest video will leave you in splits!

SEE: Rohit's latest video will leave you in splits!

Rediff.com42 minutes ago

India's star batsman Rohit Sharma shared a funny video on social media in which he can be seen enacting team-mate Yuzvendra Chahal's fielding style.

Sensex surrenders early gains, ends 63 points lower

Sensex surrenders early gains, ends 63 points lower

Rediff.com1 hour ago

Bharti Airtel was the top loser in the Sensex pack, plunging around 6 per cent, followed by TCS, Bajaj Finance, Sun Pharma, Tech Mhindra, Infosys and Hero MotoCorp. On the other hand, Titan, Ultratech Cement, IndusInd Bank, Nestle India and ITC were among the gainers.

ICC has successfully finished cricket in last 10 years: Akhtar

ICC has successfully finished cricket in last 10 years: Akhtar

Rediff.com1 hour ago

The International Cricket Council has "successfully finished" cricket in the last 10 years and brought it down to its knees, former Pakistan pacer Shoaib Akhtar insisted in a scathing criticism of the sport's global body. Akhtar expressed his anguish at some of the playing conditions in white ball cricket, which has made it a game only for the batsmen.

Coronavirus mutations may not make it more infectious: Study

Coronavirus mutations may not make it more infectious: Study

Rediff.com1 hour ago

Coronaviruses, like other RNA viruses, can develop mutations in three different ways: by mistake from copying errors during viral replication, through interactions with other viruses infecting the same cell, or they can be induced by RNA modification systems which are part of host immunity, the researchers explained.

Top Army commanders to discuss Ladakh standoff

Top Army commanders to discuss Ladakh standoff

Rediff.com1 hour ago

The commanders will also deliberate on the overall situation in Jammu and Kashmir besides delving into issues having national security implications, they said. However, the main focus will be on the situation in eastern Ladakh where Indian and Chinese troops are locked in an eyeball-to-eyeball face-off in Pangong Tso, Galwan Valley, Demchok and Daulat Beg Oldie, the sources said.

Ibrahimovic injury not serious, AC Milan confirm

Ibrahimovic injury not serious, AC Milan confirm

Rediff.com1 hour ago

Zlatan Ibrahimovic joined AC Milan on a six-month spell in January for a second stint at the club, but Serie A has been suspended since March 9, with the government due to decide on Thursday if and when it can restart.

Rahul wrong, lockdown is India's success, retorts BJP

Rahul wrong, lockdown is India's success, retorts BJP

Rediff.com1 hour ago

BJP leader and Union minister Prakash Javadekar said the Modi government's decision to impose the lockdown has ensured that India suffered much less than countries like the United States, France and Spain.

#TravelTuesday: Stars share AMAZING holiday pix

#TravelTuesday: Stars share AMAZING holiday pix

Rediff.com1 hour ago

If you are missing travelling, you will love these fabulous holiday pix!

Govt finalising draft bill to set up all-India judicial service

Govt finalising draft bill to set up all-India judicial service

Rediff.com1 hour ago

The provision of an all-India judicial service on the lines of the Indian Administrative Service and the Indian Police Service was mooted soon after Independence.

Centre counsels 5 states showing surge in COVID-19 cases

Centre counsels 5 states showing surge in COVID-19 cases

Rediff.com1 hour ago

Union Health Secretary Preeti Sudan held a high-level review meeting through video conference with the chief secretaries, health secretaries and National Health Mission (NHM) directors of these states, the health ministry said. 'These states are witnessing a surge in COVID-19 cases since the last three weeks as lockdown rules have been eased and inter-state migration has been allowed,' the ministry said in a statement.

Hockey players demand Bharat Ratna for Balbir Singh Sr

Hockey players demand Bharat Ratna for Balbir Singh Sr

Rediff.com1 hour ago

'I feel both deserve to be honoured with Bharat Ratna. Why not? They are our national heroes who have been inspiring a generation of sportspersons and will continue to do so'

Zomato, Swiggy start home delivery of alcohol in Odisha

Zomato, Swiggy start home delivery of alcohol in Odisha

Rediff.com1 hour ago

To place orders, customers need to complete an instant age verification by uploading a picture of their valid government ID, followed by a selfie which the platform will use for authentication.

Fans will expect more once cricket resumes: Simmons

Fans will expect more once cricket resumes: Simmons

Rediff.com2 hours ago

'There's a lot of old games being shown and people are enjoying that, but they're looking forward to live sport; so, there's a lot of hope it happens, but that depends on how things are put together.'

Ghoomketu review

Ghoomketu review

Rediff.com2 hours ago

Ghoomketu's distracted, disjointed, narrative acquires the tone of a dream whose quirk stems from naivete, not narcotics, complains Sukanya Verma.

India footballer Indumathi dons COVID-19 role

India footballer Indumathi dons COVID-19 role

Rediff.com2 hours ago

The nationwide lockdown has transformed many otherwise buzzing streets across the country into tranquil expanses. It is on a few of such streets filled with ghastly echoes that the quaint figure of a female police officer goes about her duty with her colleagues, making sure that movement is restricted amongst the people in order to flatten the proverbial curve. Wearing the traditional khaki uniform of the Tamil Nadu Police -- a surgical mask stretched over her face, and a pair of gloves pulled over her hands for protection, India women's team midfielder Indumathi Kathiresan is barely recognisable to those stopped by her for checking on the streets of Anna Nagar, Chennai.

Earnings of Sensex companies to decline by up to 8%: Analyst

Earnings of Sensex companies to decline by up to 8%: Analyst

Rediff.com2 hours ago

At present, Indian indices are under-performing as compared to others and a package from the government can help cover the ground.

Where will India's pace quartet stand after two years?

Where will India's pace quartet stand after two years?

Rediff.com2 hours ago

Bharath Arun, who has overseen the golden era of Indian fast bowling, believes that a lot of exciting fast bowlers are coming through the ranks and coaches, along with selectors, should be identifying the next batch in earnest.

Railways likely to freeze hiring, cut allowances

Railways likely to freeze hiring, cut allowances

Rediff.com2 hours ago

Railway traffic has dropped 32 per cent to 99.86 mt between April 1 and May 14, compared to the same time last year, while its revenue, too, dipped 41 per cent to Rs 9,094.38 crore.

Aim and purpose of lockdown have failed: Rahul

Aim and purpose of lockdown have failed: Rahul

Rediff.com2 hours ago

Gandhi said if money is not given in the hands of the poor and small and medium industry, there could be "serious economic damage" in the country.

PIX: West Indies cricketers resume training amid COVID-19 crisis

PIX: West Indies cricketers resume training amid COVID-19 crisis

Rediff.com3 hours ago

Away from nets for a long period due to the COVID-19 lockdown, the players including Kraigg Brathwaite, Shai Hope, Kemar Roach, Shane Dowrich, Shamarh Brooks and Raymon Reifer trained at the Kensington Oval behind closed doors

Can 'hatred for China' be business opportunity for India?

Can 'hatred for China' be business opportunity for India?

Rediff.com3 hours ago

Work is underway in identifying global companies in sectors ranging from electronics, auto components and medical equipment to shift part of their existing or incremental manufacturing to India.

After Ola, Uber India too lays off 600 employees

After Ola, Uber India too lays off 600 employees

Rediff.com3 hours ago

Uber on Tuesday said it is laying off about 600 employees in India -- about a quarter of its staff in the country -- as business has taken a major hit amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The development comes days after rival Ola had announced laying off 1,400 people from its rides, financial services and food business.

Shramik trains ferried 42 lakh migrants since May 1

Shramik trains ferried 42 lakh migrants since May 1

Rediff.com3 hours ago

Of the total trains, 2,875 have terminated, while 401 are on the run. The top five states where maximum trains terminated are Uttar Pradesh (1,428), Bihar (1,178), Jharkhand (164), Odisha (128) and Madhya Pradesh (120).

'Travel relaxation, migrant exodus behind surge in COVID-19 cases'

'Travel relaxation, migrant exodus behind surge in COVID-19 cases'

Rediff.com3 hours ago

'Now, the government will have to ensure even stronger surveillance to curb the infection but if that will be done is something to be observed'

Over 6,500 COVID-19 cases in India in 24 hrs; toll reaches 4,167

Over 6,500 COVID-19 cases in India in 24 hrs; toll reaches 4,167

Rediff.com3 hours ago

Of the 146 deaths reported since Monday morning, 60 were in Maharashtra, 30 in Gujarat, 15 in Delhi, 10 in Madhya Pradesh, seven in Tamil Nadu, six in West Bengal, four each in Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan, three in Telangana, two each in Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir and Karnataka and one in Kerala.

On this day in 1999: Ganguly, Dravid thrashed Lanka in Taunton

On this day in 1999: Ganguly, Dravid thrashed Lanka in Taunton

Rediff.com3 hours ago

This stand between Dravid and Ganguly is the fourth highest partnership in the history of ODI cricket.

Plans for late afternoon kickoffs in Italy spark opposition

Plans for late afternoon kickoffs in Italy spark opposition

Rediff.com3 hours ago

Brescia captain Daniele Gastaldello also expressed concern.

Rajasthan restores 8-hour working in factories

Rajasthan restores 8-hour working in factories

Rediff.com3 hours ago

On April 24, the government had increased the working hours to 12 from 8 hours per day to reduce the requirement of workers in all the registered factories, in view of the coronavirus spread.

Have you watched these Top 10 shows?

Have you watched these Top 10 shows?

Rediff.com3 hours ago

The lockdown has seen some amazing shows finding their way to home screens.

WHO stops trial of anti-malarial drug for COVID-19 treatment

WHO stops trial of anti-malarial drug for COVID-19 treatment

Rediff.com3 hours ago

WHO director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said that in view of a paper published last week in the Lancet medical journal, that showed people taking hydroxychloroquine were at higher risk of death and heart problems than those that were not.

Your victories contribute to my good health: When Balbir Sr met Dhoni

Your victories contribute to my good health: When Balbir Sr met Dhoni

Rediff.com3 hours ago

Balbir Singh Sr met MS Dhoni four years ago when the Indian team was at the PCA stadium in Mohali ahead of their World T20 tie against Australia. Singh wanted to convey his good wishes to the team before the game.

Brett Lee rates these cricketers highly...

Brett Lee rates these cricketers highly...

Rediff.com4 hours ago

Tendulkar has the most runs in the longest format of the game, with 15,921 runs. Along the way, Tendulkar scored 51 Test centuries, most by any player.

Doorstep delivery is the biggest opportunity thrown open by COVID crisis

Doorstep delivery is the biggest opportunity thrown open by COVID crisis

Rediff.com4 hours ago

Footfalls will invariably come down to a trickle even after lockdown restrictions go away, and the only way to prevent someone else from poaching your consumer is to go down to the consumer herself. Consumers will prefer products and services to be delivered to their doorstep, hygienically and safely.

7 simple tips to cut expenses and save money

7 simple tips to cut expenses and save money

Rediff.com4 hours ago

Cut down on non-essential expenses like outside food, travel expenses.

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