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The Many Firsts Of Droupadi Murmu

When elected on July 18 -- which is almost a certainty, given the NDA's numbers in the electoral college -- Droupadi Murmu will be the first President born after Independence. IMAGE: Droupadi......

Govt announces post-retirement jobs for Agniveers as protests erupt

The government on Wednesday announced a raft of post-retirement employment possibilities for 'Agniveer' like priority in recruitment to the central paramilitary forces but protests erupted in Bihar......

Yasin Malik gets life term for crimes 'striking at the heart of idea of India'

A Delhi court on Wednesday awarded life imprisonment to Yasin Malik, one of the foremost separatist leaders of Jammu and Kashmir, in a terror funding case, saying the crimes were intended to strike......

Court rejects Yasin Malik's claim he followed Gandhian non-violence

A Delhi court on Wednesday rejected Kashmiri separatist leader Yasin Malik's contention that he was following the Gandhian principle of non-violence, saying despite the large scale of violence......

Sidhu surrenders in Patiala court in 1988 road rage case, sent to jail

Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu surrendered before a court in Patiala on Friday and was sent to the Patiala central Jail, a day after being sentenced to one-year rigorous imprisonment......

V Krishnamurthy, PSUs' turnaround man, dies at 97

Venkataraman Krishnamurthy, who is considered as the turnaround man of several Indian corporate houses like BHEL, Maruti Udyog, SAIL and Gail (India), passed away on Sunday at the age of 97.......

Business can't alone build a country, Nirmalaji

Had Finance Minister Sitharaman thought a little more about the middle class, disadvantaged sections and the poor who are struggling, it would have been an inclusive Budget that would have made......

UPA's Antrix-Devas deal a 'fraud against country', says Sitharaman

The government will use the Supreme Court order calling the 2005 deal between ISRO's commercial arm Antrix and privately-owned Devas Multimedia a fraud, to counter seizure of its properties,......

Why Dr Kurien Deserves The Bharat Ratna

It is largely due to his vision and efforts that we have almost quadrupled our per capita milk availability in the last 40 years, points out Shailesh Dobhal. IMAGE: Dr Verghese Kurien cuts a cake......

Adi Godrej to step down from GCPL board in Sep; to remain as Chairman Emeritus

Veteran industrialist and Godrej Group Chairman Adi Godrej will step down from the board of Godrej Consumer Products Ltd (GCPL) next month. Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com After stepping......

'The next Cannes is in India'

'We are the land of stories.' IMAGE: While Deepika Padukone's pleated shirt and sleek black pants were lovely, her serpent necklace grabbed everyone's attention. Photograph: ANI Photo/ANI Picture......

Did Modi Inspire This Grammy Win?

'Now, no one can stop me from making music till the day I die.' Photograph: Kind courtesy Ricky Kej/Instagram With two Grammys in the Best New Age Album category -- for Winds of Samsara in 2015......

25 Years Of Bollywood-Style PYAAR-FYAAR!

1997: A fast and furious year for Bollywood. Superstar Sridevi married producer Boney Kapoor and gave birth to her firstborn Janhvi. Shah Rukh Khan turned daddy when wife Gauri delivered Aryan.......

Guess Who Ranveer Dedicated His Award To?

The Dadasaheb Phalke International Film Festival awards were held in Mumbai on Sunday, February 20, 2022, and film folk were honoured for their recent work. Pushpa: The Rise won the Film of the......

'They call me King of Disco'

'Oscar has been given to A R Rahman.' 'Ringa Ringa Ringa, Choli ki peeche kya hai -- What's the difference? Exactly the same.''Also, Jai ho.''I did Ramba ho in 1985.''Rahman combined three of my......

Shastri@60: 'Champion of Champions'

IMAGE: Ravi Shastri holds the man of the series trophy after India beat Pakistan in the final of the Benson and Hedges World Championship of Cricket on March 10, 1985. Photograph: Adrian......

Teen sensation Hooda named in Indian Badminton Team

IMAGE: Fourteen year old prodigy Unnati Hooda will be part of the Indian Womens' Badminton team. Photograph: BAI /Twitter Teen sensation Unnati Hooda, 14, was on Thursday named in the Indian......

When Lata Mangeshkar rescued BCCI post 1983 WC win

IMAGE: Lata Mangeshkar was very close to all Mumbai cricketers like Sunil Gavaskar, Dilip Vengsarkar and Sachin Tendulkar, who spoke about her with unmatchable humility and mother like respect.......

Khel Ratna for Rani; Lovlina, Ishant take home Arjuna Award

Sports Minister hands over trophies to 2020 National Sports Awards winners   IMAGE: Tokyo Olympics bronze medallist boxer Lovlina Borgohain receives the Arjuna Award from Sports Minister......

Khel Ratna Award renamed after Dhyan Chand

IMAGE: PM Modi pays his respects to hockey legend Major Dhyan Chand. Photograph: Narendra Modi/Twitter India's highest sporting honour, the Khel Ratna Award, which was named after former prime......
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