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Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2020 -- first pictures released

  Naturally the best!   Possums, primates and disappearing habitats all feature among the first images to be released from the Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2020 awards.   The......

Follow this couple... and be blown away

Over a year-and-a-half ago, Terrence Drysdale and Victoria Yore decided to take their first international trip to Ireland, France, and Italy. The creative couple from Florida, US (Terrence is a......

15 jaw-dropping photos of the week that was

A round-up of our favourite photographs from the week gone by   A woman reads a magazine as she floats in the salt waters of Tus lake in Khakassia region, southwest of the Siberian city of......

Kerry flies home after cycling accident

United States Secretary of State John Kerry on Monday flew back home from Geneva with his orthopaedic surgeon on board, after breaking his right leg in a cycling accident in the French Alps. "A US......

Germanwings crash victims' bodies identified, can finally be sent home

The remains of all those killed when a Germanwings jetliner slammed into the French Alps have now been identified and can be sent home soon, Marseille Prosecutor Brice Robin confirmed. “The......

WEF preps for Modi mantra with tastes of India, twists of yoga

Modi is the first Indian Prime Minister to attend Davos meeting in about 20 years since H D Deve Gowda in 1997.   With exquisite desi cuisine on the platter and live yoga sessions on display,......

Aspiring pilots move court against Air India

Three commercial pilot licence holders have moved the Delhi high court against Air India after being rejected in psychological screening during a recent recruitment drive. Air India had advertised......

Strict psychometric test norms for pilots in the offing

DGCA panel has proposed tests be conducted even before a candidate is inducted into a flying training institute Those aspiring to be commercial pilots may now have to undergo a psychometric test......

Air India hiring: 1 in 3 pilots fails psychological test

A stringent psychological test for pilots in the wake of the Germanwings disaster has led Air India to reject nearly a third of the prospective candidates. The airline might find it difficult to......

AI junior pilots are 'stressed', forced to work overtime

An Air India pilots' body has urged DGCA to look into the issue of deployment of a section of its "stressed" junior pilots in the cockpit, days after the Germanwings plane crash. Stating that......

Around the world with Alia, Katrina, Priyanka...

Amazing holiday ideas from Bollywood! Actors lead busy lives, but they know just where to vacation. As we get ready for the summer break, here are some amazing holiday ideas for you!   Germany......

Top 11 Foreign Language Films, 2014

Beautiful movies, from across the world. The year 2014 was big when it came to foreign language films, as many film festival award winners played in theatres in New York City. This year 83......

12 MUST WATCH Movies

'It is always wonderful to discover a gem of film at an international film festival. It is even more exciting when that film is from India.' Aseem Chhabra/Rediff.com lists his favourite movies at......

Om Puri's wonderful journey!

Om Puri, notes Arthur J Pais/Rediff.com, has given one of the most endearing performances of his career in producers Steven Spielberg and Oprah Winfrey and director Lasse Hallström's new film,......

Pogacar wins second consecutive Tour de France title

IMAGE: Slovenian Tadej Pogacar, 22, is the youngest rider to wear the overall leader's yellow jersey at the end of the race for two years running. Photograph: Stephane Mahe/Reuters Tadej Pogacar......

Mick Schumacher bags Formula 2 title

IMAGE: Racing driver Mick Schumacher attends an event. Photograph: Flavio lo Scalzo/Reuters An 'overwhelmed' Mick Schumacher graduated to Formula One as the 2020 Formula Two champion on Sunday......

Schumi Jr's dream comes true as he takes first step on F1 journey

IMAGE: Mick Schumacher is being brought into Formula One to learn the ropes with a smaller team that has ties to Ferrari, with Haas using the Italian team’s engines, gearboxes as well as......

Michael Schumacher's son Mick to race for Haas F1 in 2021

IMAGE: Mick Schumacher, who has signed a multi-year agreement, is leading the Formula Two championship ahead of this weekend's finale at Bahrain's Sakhir circuit. Photograph: Peter Fox/Getty......

Schumacher to undergo 'secret treatment' in Paris

IMAGE: Michael Schumacher turned 50 on January 3 but has not been seen in public since a skiing accident in the French Alps five years ago that left him with severe head injuries and in a......

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