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20 per cent pay cut for Tottenham's non-playing staffRediff.com7 minutes ago
Tottenham still had an annual cost base running into hundreds of millions of pounds.
Flying squads to conduct door-to-door survey in MumbaiRediff.com28 minutes ago
The step has been taken in view of the high density of population in Mumbai where there is more possibility of spread of the disease compared to other districts.
'Please stop communalising Nizamuddin coronavirus issue'Rediff.com37 minutes ago
'The administration failed in the coronavirus crisis so they are making it a Hindu-Muslim issue.'
What's keeping Bollywood busy during lockdown?Rediff.com39 minutes ago
Bollywood is doing all it can to keep busy during the national lockdown.
February saw 8 core sectors post 5.5% growthRediff.com44 minutes ago
Eight core sector industries recorded a growth of 5.5 per cent in February, the highest in 11 months, mainly due to healthy expansion in output of coal, refinery products and electricity, according to a government data released on Tuesday. The eight core sector industries -- coal, crude oil, natural gas, refinery products, fertiliser, steel, cement and electricity -- had expanded by 2.2 per cent in February last year.
Rohit, Kumble donate funds to combat coronavirusRediff.com1 hour ago
Rohit Sharma, who is the vice-captain of the Indian ODI team, has donated Rs 45 lakh and Rs 25 lakh to the and CM's Relief Fund (Maharashtra) respectively. He has given Rs 5 lakh to 'Zomato Feeding India', which is helping families affected by the ongoing national lockdown, and another Rs 5 lakh to help aid the welfare of stray dogs.
No reduction in salaries for Proteas this seasonRediff.com1 hour ago
'In our situation, I cannot see any player getting less money this season, but going forward I can see a situation where players might have to receive less.'
Revealed: Politics behind the long walk homeRediff.com1 hour ago
The Centre and state governments bonded and then fell apart during the longest lockdown walk.
Will tennis season resume this year?Rediff.com1 hour ago
When you can travel globally is when tennis can come back, from a pro level. From a local level, we can start right away and that's what we would be focused on at the beginning, says Tennis Australia head Craig Tiley.
Olympics postponement: Athletes show IOC who has powerRediff.com2 hours ago
'The fact that the IOC and Japan decided to postpone has a lot to do with the fact that athletes spoke out and clearly told their stories. It somehow made it real.'
Neeraj Chopra donates Rs 3 lakh to assist battle against coronavirusRediff.com2 hours ago
Asian Games gold medal-winning javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra on Tuesday donated a total of Rs 3 lakh to the central and Haryana state relief funds to combat the coronavirus pandemic in India. Chopra is currently in self-isolation at the National Institute of Sports (NIS) in Patiala after flying back from a training trip in Turkey.
AYUSH ministry to explore therapies for COVID-19 containmentRediff.com2 hours ago
The ministry on Tuesday said it has initiated action on the prime minister's advice to work for scientific evidence-based solutions and decided to set up a channel to enlist various suggestions and proposals from AYUSH practitioners and institutions, and examine their viability through a group of scientists.
Sensex ends FY20 on a high note, rallies 1,028 pointsRediff.com2 hours ago
ITC was the top gainer in the Sensex pack, rallying over 7 per cent, followed by Reliance Industries, ONGC, Tata Steel, Tech Mahindra, Sun Pharma and SBI. On the other hand, IndusInd Bank plunged nearly 15 per cent. Maruti, Bajaj Finance and Titan were the other laggards.
Lockdown effect: Kerala govt to issue passes for alcoholicsRediff.com2 hours ago
Doctors said the decision was a medical blunder.
J-K bizman could've spread COVID-19 at Tablighi eventRediff.com2 hours ago
The businessman, who travelled to Delhi to attend a Tablighi Jamaat congregation, died on March 26 in a Srinagar hospital, 19 days after he set off for the national capital. He could have infected scores of people during his travels and about 300 people have been put under quarantine because of him, officials said.
Prevent migration of people, take care of their needs: SCRediff.com2 hours ago
The SC said these shelters should be run by volunteers and not the police, and there should be no use of force and intimidation.
Maharashtra MLAs, MLCs to take 60% pay cutRediff.com3 hours ago
The decision has been taken after a detailed deliberation with various unions of employees.
How F1 teams are helping Britain battle coronavirusRediff.com3 hours ago
If British industry succeeds in saving lives during the coronavirus pandemic it will be due in part to the pioneering role played by Formula One racing teams in the country. Seven of the 10 Formula One teams have joined forces with leading aerospace and engineering companies to ramp up production of ventilators while Mercedes has also worked with medics and academics to produce an alternative breathing aid.
Coronavirus: BCCI, Indian players brace up for huge lossesRediff.com3 hours ago
The players, who have signed up for this year's Indian Premier League, might not be paid if the T20 league is called off due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Blamed for spreading COVID-19, Markaz says didn't violate any lawRediff.com4 hours ago
Markaz Nizamuddin, which is the international headquarters of Tabilghi Jamaat for close to 100 years, offered its premises for setting up a quarantine facility.
Farewell, India AbroadRediff.com4 hours ago
Ambassador T P Sreenivasan salutes India Abroad, the leading Indian-American newspaper for half a century, which ceased publication on March 30.
Sprinter Hima requests permission to train outdoors at NIS PatialaRediff.com4 hours ago
Confined to their hostel rooms at NIS Patiala amid the coronavirus-forced lockdown, some athletes, led by star sprinter Hima Das, have requested the sports ministry to allow them to train outdoors within the campus, which is out of bounds for outsiders right now. Deputy chief national athletics coach Radhakrishnan Nair, who is supporting the move, said that the Hima-led campers at the National Institute of Sports (NIS) are expecting a reply from the ministry in a day or two.
Bihar: Kin claim man lynched for reporting Mumbai returnees to copsRediff.com4 hours ago
Police says the reason behind the killing was internal dispute. The deceased's family, however, lodged an FIR alleging that he was killed by two persons for reporting to the police about their return to the village from Mumbai amid the coronavirus outbreak.
Doctors fight coronavirus with raincoats in BengalRediff.com4 hours ago
They told us to wash raincoat and reuse,a doctor said.
How 16-year-old batting sensation Shafali can improveRediff.com4 hours ago
With her big-hitting prowess, a rarity in women's cricket, 16-year-old Shafali Verma was bound to succeed at the highest level. However, a lot of improvement is needed for her to sustain the sensational six-month run she has enjoyed since making her India debut, feel her coach Ashwani Kumar and former India wicketkeeper Ajay Ratra, both of whom have tracked her nascent career closely.
Sameera breaks down, reveals signs of anxiety in kidsRediff.com4 hours ago
The 39 year old actor and mother of two shared 9 signs of deep anxiety in kids that parents need to watch out for.
Australia, England cricketers set for pay cutRediff.com4 hours ago
Australian cricketers might have to accept a pay cut due to the coronavirus pandemic, conceded Test captain Tim Paine but insisted that making financial sacrifices is a "small thing" in the current situation and they are prepared to "do their bit". A pay cut for the top cricketers seems to be on the cards with Cricket Australia delaying annual contracts for both the men's and women's national teams. CA is preparing for the possibility of a severely-affected home summer due to the coronavirus outbreak.
Neena Gupta's guide to hiding grey hairRediff.com4 hours ago
The actor shared her secret tip to cover grey hair during the lockdown.
Love in most unusual placesRediff.com5 hours ago
Essential Services, A Very Short Story, by Amitava Kumar.
India hopeful of hosting Women's U-17 football World Cup in NovRediff.com5 hours ago
The All India Football Federation (AIFF) remains hopeful of organising the FIFA Under-17 Women's World Cup in November despite the coronavirus pandemic causing cancellation and postponement of top sporting events, throwing international schedules haywire. The optimism stems from the seven months' time that the organising committee has at its disposal to prepare for the top age-group tournament.
Banks turn a deaf ear to RBI diktat staying EMIs for 3 monthsRediff.com5 hours ago
With many getting payment reminders, confusion prevails among borrowers, term-plan investors and credit cardholders over the implementation of the three-month moratorium on all loan repayments amid disruptions caused by the coronavirus outbreak. As part of measures to alleviate hardships faced by people, the Reserve Bank of India, on March 27, announced a slew of steps, including a three-month moratorium on loan repayments.
Direct tax shortfall likely to be at 20-year highRediff.com5 hours ago
The income tax department estimates total collection to be between Rs 10.5 trillion and Rs 10.7 trillion against the revised target of Rs 11.7 trillion.
Vampires and Tender Love...Daisy Shah's obsessionsRediff.com6 hours ago
'That's how you keep yourself alive and young.'
Prime Minister Modi, they don't like youRediff.com6 hours ago
'And Sir, you are at fault if they don't like you. 'You don't boast of your government's efforts to be the first one to bring in thousands of Indians back home without thinking for a second about their race, religion, language, orientation, or even citizenship,' says Sarang, a reader of Rediff.com.
Avoid tobacco, alcohol to cope with lockdown boredom, says GovtRediff.com6 hours ago
It also urged people not to shun or judge those who are suffering from the infection, which has claimed 32 lives and affected 1,251 people in the country.
Bored? Take this Bollywood QUIZRediff.com6 hours ago
Sukanya Verma presents a super fun Bollywood quiz, where all you have to is identify the movie by looking at the still.
Survivors share experience of fighting coronavirusRediff.com6 hours ago
'Follow social distancing and stay at home'
How models are spending their time in self-isolationRediff.com7 hours ago
Staying at home is the best way to fight coronavirus and this is how models are self-isolating themselves.
Worried about your etiquette? Read this!Rediff.com7 hours ago
Etiquette classes today cater to a wide audience of job seekers, front-desk execs, business heirs, romantics, students and even those with low self-esteem
Urvashi looks STUNNING in a bikiniRediff.com7 hours ago
Actresses have been posting stunning pictures of themselves when they were up and about.