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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.

Govt to discontinue 7.75% taxable savings bonds scheme

Govt to discontinue 7.75% taxable savings bonds scheme

Rediff.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 ends

7 tips to bond with your family before lockdown ends

Rediff.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'

'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 buybacks

Govt wants PSUs to ramp up dividends, share buybacks

Rediff.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...

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-19

Chess plays on while other sports struggle to cope with COVID-19

Rediff.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 minutes

Ramdev's Patanjali sees Rs 250-cr NCD issue subscribed in 3 minutes

Rediff.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'

'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'

'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 delayed

Winding up of Franklin Templeton's 6 debt schemes delayed

Rediff.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 year

Kumble optimistic of IPL this year

Rediff.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?

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 buck

How the military can get a bang for every buck

Rediff.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 end

India's COVID-19 tally at 1,58,333 as lockdown 4 nears end

Rediff.com2 hours ago

Maharashtra is the worst affected state with 56,948 cases.

Uttam's Take: Blind Man's Bluff

Uttam's Take: Blind Man's Bluff

Rediff.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?

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'

'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 July

Aus Open champ Kenin to participate in World TeamTennis in July

Rediff.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-K

'Pulwama-like attack' averted in J-K

Rediff.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!

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-19

Surrey plan to stage county cricket despite COVID-19

Rediff.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'

'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 attacks

FAQ: Everything you need to know about locust attacks

Rediff.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 weather

Historic SpaceX launch postponed due to stormy weather

Rediff.com4 hours ago

Liftoff was rescheduled for Saturday afternoon.

After 50% pay cut, this is how I save Rs 4k a month

After 50% pay cut, this is how I save Rs 4k a month

Rediff.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 reduction

FIA approves F1's cost-saving package and budget cap reduction

Rediff.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'

'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 tests

Four positives in latest EPL coronavirus tests

Rediff.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: NCP

Maha govt 'stable and strong', will complete term: NCP

Rediff.com5 hours ago

The government will not come down just because teh BJP are gossiping, state minister Nawab Malik said

Bollywood gets into throwback mode

Bollywood gets into throwback mode

Rediff.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 pictures

Gorgeous! Mrunal's breathtaking pictures

Rediff.com5 hours ago

The actor looks stunning in these pictures shot in Jaipur.

Lockdowns & Layoffs: We, the People of La La Land

Lockdowns & Layoffs: We, the People of La La Land

Rediff.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!

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 lakh

COVID-19 death toll in US crosses 1 lakh

Rediff.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!

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 restart

This footballer's family was abused over his stance on restart

Rediff.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'

'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'

'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 29

Maharashtra to review lockdown situation on May 29

Rediff.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."

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