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50 yrs since first India-Pak direct encounter in 1971 war

India and Pakistan's first direct encounter in the War of Independence for Bangladesh took place 50 years ago on November 21. IMAGE: Indian troops repair the Jessore Road from Calcutta to Jessore......

No rape cases post 72 hrs, says Bangladesh woman judge; relieved of duties

The Supreme Court of Bangladesh has relieved a woman judge of court duties after she made a controversial observation in her judgment that the police should not register a rape case 72 hours after......

2nd key suspect behind attack on Hindus in B'desh arrested

Bangladesh's security agencies on Saturday arrested a man in his 30s, who is believed to be the second key suspect behind the recent slew of violence against Hindus and mob attacks on temples in......

B'desh PM asks home minister to crack down on those inciting violence against Hindus

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday instructed her home minister to initiate immediate action against those who incited violence using religion as she asked the people not to trust......

Hasina govt beefs up security for Hindus in Bangladesh

The Bangladesh government has assured the country's Hindu community of improved security following attacks on temples and pandals during Durga Puja celebrations. IMAGE: Devotees carry an idol of......

What works for 'updated' Tata Tigor EV, and what doesn't

Even though Tigor EV is one of the most affordable EVs in the sedan segment, auto enthusiasts feel the price is not justified as the interior sports the same old look of the Tigor petrol. Read on......

Google introduces global kids safety programme in India

Google on Wednesday launched its global 'Be Internet Awesome' programme for children in India in partnership with Indian comic book publisher Amar Chitra Katha to interweave critical internet......

Meet the Jeep so beloved of the Indian Army

For all those auto enthusiasts who thought Mahindra have only been manufacturing Jeeps and trucks in the '90s, Timeless Mahindra offers plenty of interesting surprises, discovers Rajesh......

Setback for Jack Ma; his mother of all IPOs suspended

Jack Ma, founder of China's e-commerce giant Alibaba suffered a major setback on Tuesday as Shanghai and Hong Kong Stock Exchanges suspended dual listing of the shares of his world's biggest......

Long weekend brings cheer to hotels, travel firms as demand picks up

While airlines are seeing improved demand and industry-wide seat occupancy has increased to over 60%, it is road trips which are generating higher traction. Booking trends show that customers are......

Why has Priyanka dropped 'Jonas' from her name?

Pooja shoots with Amitabh... Like Sunny and Dulquer's selfies? What Rhea does to feel the newnormal? Please click on the images for a look at the stars.   IMAGE: Priyanka Chopra has......

'I'm a nicer version of Jekyll and Hyde'

'I'm usually pretty chilled and cool, but there are random moments when the brain doesn't compute and I don't stop to think.' Photograph: Kind courtesy Rinzing Denzongpa/Instagram He's a one-man......

What's Sanya Malhotra up to?

Rediff.com Contributing Photographer Pradeep Bandekar glimpsed these stars on Thursday. Please click on the images for a better look at the stars.   IMAGE: Sanya Malhotra at Dharma......

10 Films You Must Watch

Aseem Chhabra picks 10 movies that amazed him at the international film festival in El Gouna, Egypt. Last month as film people from around the world traveled to El Gouna, an Egyptian resort by the......

11 BEAUTIFUL STORIES From Around The World

Aseem Chhabra lists his favourite films from the recent Toronto International Film Festival. As the pandemic situation began to improve and movie theatres opened up in North America, the Toronto......

Chinese tennis star says she is safe in video call with Olympic official

IMAGE: Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai makes a video call to IOC President Thomas Bach on Sunday. Photograph: Reuters Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai had a video call on Sunday with the president of......

Peng Shuai appears in Beijing, WTA not reassured

IMAGE: Peng Shuai was seen having dinner with her coach and friends at a restaurant in Beijing on Saturday. Photograph: Hu Xijin/Twitter Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai, whose whereabouts have been......

WTA threatens to pull out of tournaments in China over Peng

IMAGE: WTA said it was prepared to pull its tournaments out of China if they were not satisfied with Peng Shuai's sexual assault allegation. Photograph: Mark Kolbe/Getty Images......

Beijing marks 100 days to Winter Olympics amid COVID, rights concerns

IMAGE: Beijing Winter Olympics will kick off from February 4. Photograph: Reuters With 100 days until the start of the Winter Olympics, Beijing is promising a "simple and safe" 2022 Games -......

Did Shastri, Kohli ignore BCCI's protocols?

It is learnt that neither Head Coach Ravi Shastri nor captain Virat Kohli sought any written permission from the BCCI to attend the former's book launch at the team hotel. The question that is now......
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