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Do you use these Indianisms?Rediff.comFew mins ago
You'll be looking at your e-mails in a different light after reading this.
Govt to discontinue 7.75% taxable savings bonds schemeRediff.com6 minutes ago
The bonds were available for seven years. Since these were not traded in the secondary market, redemption took place at maturity.
7 tips to bond with your family before lockdown endsRediff.com11 minutes ago
When was the last time you watched your sister's wedding film or browsed through your childhood photo album?
'Locusts don't attack people'Rediff.com28 minutes ago
'They attack standing crops and vegetables.' 'They don't attack people.' 'People are just panicking.'
Govt wants PSUs to ramp up dividends, share buybacksRediff.com36 minutes ago
This comes at a time when the COVID-19 crisis is expected to derail the government's revenue maths for 2020-21, hitting the mop-up from sources such as taxes and divestment.
Sakshi rubbishes Dhoni's retirement rumours, but...Rediff.com43 minutes ago
Rumours about M S Dhoni's retirement have been doing the rounds ever since he took a break from cricket after India's exit from the 2019 World Cup in England.
Chess plays on while other sports struggle to cope with COVID-19Rediff.com1 hour ago
FIDE president Arkady Dvorkovich said the chess world was moving online which would help the sport reach its full potential.
Ramdev's Patanjali sees Rs 250-cr NCD issue subscribed in 3 minutesRediff.com1 hour ago
"This is historic that our maiden issue of Rs 250 crore NCD is fully subscribed within 3 minutes of opening of the issue... This shows the excitement and faith of investors, said Patanjali Ayurved Managing Director Acharya Balkrishna.
'The last couple of years have been very good'Rediff.com1 hour ago
'My journey as an actor started to evolve when Web series started blowing out in a big way.' 'I lucked out because Inside Edge was one of the first big shows so that gave me a good platform, and led to more opportunities.' 'Web series have an ensemble star cast, and the characters are well written.' 'It's not only about a hero or a villain.'
'Muscular Chinese policy to have impact on India'Rediff.com1 hour ago
'The world is finally recognising that China is pushing a form of government that many only now are beginning to recognise as problematic'
Winding up of Franklin Templeton's 6 debt schemes delayedRediff.com2 hours ago
Franklin Templeton Mutual Fund, which has closed six debt schemes, has said the winding-up process will be delayed in the absence of authorisation from investors and further steps will be possible only after seeking fresh approval from them. It further said that investors who do not have an e-mail ID or mobile number registered with the fund house will not be able to participate in the voting process. The date on which the voting would start has not been disclosed yet.
Kumble optimistic of IPL this yearRediff.com2 hours ago
BCCI wants to hold the IPL in the October window after the tournament was postponed indefinitely earlier this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Will National film Awards include OTT releases?Rediff.com2 hours ago
The merger of the big screen experience with the OTT platform seems to be getting surer than ever.
How the military can get a bang for every buckRediff.com2 hours ago
The best available recourse to keep the defence sector healthy, is to source most of our requirement within the country so that procurement outlays under both the Revenue and Capital heads flow within the country, recommends says Brigadier S K Chatterji (retd).
India's COVID-19 tally at 1,58,333 as lockdown 4 nears endRediff.com2 hours ago
Maharashtra is the worst affected state with 56,948 cases.
Uttam's Take: Blind Man's BluffRediff.com2 hours ago
Uttam Ghosh offers his take on how the migrants's plight has been aggravated by the erratic management of Shramik trains by the Indian Railways, headed by Railways Minister Piyush Goyal.
Malavika vs Nora: Who looks hotter in denim shorts?Rediff.com2 hours ago
These celebs show you how to rock denims in summer.
'Use your privilege to make someone's life better'Rediff.com2 hours ago
Amid the coronavirus pandemic, artist Debjyoti Saha's animation video on the migrant crises struck a chord with many who shared it all over the Internet.
Aus Open champ Kenin to participate in World TeamTennis in JulyRediff.com3 hours ago
Grand Slam champions Sofia Kenin and Sloane Stephens are set to take part in World TeamTennis
'Pulwama-like attack' averted in J-KRediff.com3 hours ago
A vehicle-borne improvised explosive device blast was averted as security forces detected a car fitted with explosives in Pulwama.
Akshay makes his debut ONCE AGAIN!Rediff.com3 hours ago
Who are the Bollywood actors making their debut on OTT platforms, the go-to form of entertainment during the lockdown?
Surrey plan to stage county cricket despite COVID-19Rediff.com3 hours ago
Surrey County Cricket Club is looking into the possibility of hosting matches at The Oval with a reduced capacity of around 6,000 fans when the COVID-19 shutdown ends
'A magician with a hockey stick'Rediff.com4 hours ago
'If he is being spoken in the same breath as Dhyan Chand, then you can image how good he was.'
FAQ: Everything you need to know about locust attacksRediff.com4 hours ago
Locust swarms can vary from less than one square kilometre to several hundred square kilometres. There can be at least 40 million and sometimes as many as 80 million locust adults in each square kilometre of swarm. Here's everything you need to know about the latest threat to India from the skies.
Historic SpaceX launch postponed due to stormy weatherRediff.com4 hours ago
Liftoff was rescheduled for Saturday afternoon.
After 50% pay cut, this is how I save Rs 4k a monthRediff.com4 hours ago
V T Rajan reveals how he cut expenses after his salary was cut by 50%.
FIA approves F1's cost-saving package and budget cap reductionRediff.com4 hours ago
The measures, rubber-stamped by the FIA's World Motor Sport Council by an online vote, aim to create a more level playing field for the 10 teams and a more sustainable future.
'Politics happening in governor's bungalow is very disappointing'Rediff.com4 hours ago
'These frequent political visits to the governor's residence show the state and the office of the governor in bad light.'
Four positives in latest EPL coronavirus testsRediff.com4 hours ago
Since players returned to limited group training on Tuesday, 12 positive tests for the virus have been confirmed at England's top-flight clubs.
Maha govt 'stable and strong', will complete term: NCPRediff.com5 hours ago
The government will not come down just because teh BJP are gossiping, state minister Nawab Malik said
Bollywood gets into throwback modeRediff.com5 hours ago
With no movies to shoot, no meetings to attend and no red carpets to grace, lockdown-afflicted celebrities are pursuing forgotten hobbies or browsing through old photo albums to share warm memories.
Gorgeous! Mrunal's breathtaking picturesRediff.com5 hours ago
The actor looks stunning in these pictures shot in Jaipur.
Lockdowns & Layoffs: We, the People of La La LandRediff.com5 hours ago
'India has been cleaved into two by a government that has shown amazing consistency in cleaving.' 'One India is gasping for life, and the other is doing yoga and clapping from balconies and WhatsApp groups,' observes Debashish Chatterjee.
With mercury soaring to 50 degree Celsius, the heat is on!Rediff.com5 hours ago
Parts of northern and western India reeled under scorching heat with temperatures hovering near the 50 degree-mark in Rajasthan, while the India Meteorological Department said no immediate respite is likely from the ongoing heatwave conditions.
COVID-19 death toll in US crosses 1 lakhRediff.com5 hours ago
So far, more than 1.7 million Americans have tested positive for the coronavirus.
This business lost Rs 9,000 crores in lockdown!Rediff.com5 hours ago
'By the time the goods that were sent from December onwards reached stores in Europe, they became dead inventory as the stores there were closed by then.' 'Those that were in the warehouse there also became dead inventory. Those that reached the ports there also became dead inventory.' 'And what Tirupur produced in March is still here, and they have also become dead inventory.'
This footballer's family was abused over his stance on restartRediff.com6 hours ago
Troy Deeney has declined to take part in the resumption of training, after the stoppage due to the coronavirus pandemic, citing his son's breathing difficulties.
'Shopping for clothes won't be a priority'Rediff.com6 hours ago
'Fear psychosis has gripped the entire world.' 'Nobody is going to enter shops freely in the next 5, 6 months.' 'Secondly, the priority has changed.' 'Now that they have seen the bottom of the economy, people will prefer to save for tomorrow.'
'Indian, Chinese soldiers were thrown into the lake'Rediff.com6 hours ago
'It is pure luck that we did not have any body bags, otherwise things could have been nasty.'
Maharashtra to review lockdown situation on May 29Rediff.com14 hours ago
Maharashtra Cabinet Minister Jayant Patil said, "On May 29, the government will be holding a meeting to review the lockdown in the state. During this meeting, the decision will be taken on which areas should be given more relaxations. However, there will be no relaxations in the areas where the maximum number of cases are being reported."