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Wildlife photographer of the year -- people's choice
A coconut octopus, a burning forest, a rare rhino's last moments and a pair of sleeping squirrels all feature in the shortlist for the Natural History Museum's Wildlife Photographer of the Year......
Why do rape victims turn hostile?
The fact that so many victims turn hostile should be a matter of concern.If so many accused persons continue to roam freely in society, this becomes an additional liability to women's safety,......
India begins lockdown 3.0; more cars, people on the roads
Massive crowds thronged liquor stores, more vehicles plied on roads and cab-hailing platforms resumed services as India entered the third phase of the lockdown on Monday with further easing of......
Hindus from Pak celebrate, newborn named 'Nagrikta'
IMAGE: A Pakistani Hindu family in Majnu ka Tila area of Delhi named their newborn girl 'Nagrikta' to commemorate the passage of the Citizenship Amendment Bill. Photograph: PTI Photo......
PHOTOS: Shivakumar accorded grand welcome in K'taka
Hundreds of Congress workers and supporters of senior party leader D K Shivakumar, who was released on bail from a Delhi prison in a money laundering case, gave him a grand welcome as he......
Roses to become pricier by 20-25% as demand rises ahead of Valentine's Day
Demand has also jumped from abroad, including the European Union and America. Offering roses is among the cheapest ways to ‘express love’ on Valentine’s Day. This time, however,......
Breather for Unitech; govt can't take over the realty firm, rules SC
Unitech had alleged that the takeover of the management of the company by the Centre would make it difficult for them to deposit Rs 750 crore as directed by the apex court to safeguard the......
We are products of the makers of designer food
Now we need to fight back to reclaim our food and our habits. The only way to do so is to rediscover food as pleasure and be thrilled, not just by its smells and tastes, but also by the knowledge......
Rohan Murty, the master of many trades
Over home-cooked food, Rohan Murty tells Rahul Jacob he is fascinated by history and ancient texts, and about his efforts to measure productivity in software companies, such as Infosys. IMAGE:......
It's the start-up season
It is widely but wrongly believed that the more inactive the Indian state, the better the chances of a start-up culture flowering, notes Ajit Balakrishnan It is the start-up season. It......
TOP 20 Indian Movies of the Decade
Sreehari Nair presents his Top 20 movies of the decade. The story of Indian Cinema in this decade pivots around the Nirbhaya Case of 2012. The sheer brutality of that incident coupled with the......
'Sanju will touch your heart'
'Live and be joyful for what you have because one day, it will be all gone.'Manisha Koirala tells Ronjita Kulkarni/Rediff.com what she now wants from life. Wise words from Manisha Koirala.......
Begum Jaan Review: A Vidya Balan Summer Project with a cold, sadistic heart
Begum Jaan makes a lot of noise, cuts a lot of throats, but sucks up to kiddie-ideas of history and revolution, feels Sreehari Nair. In Begum Jaan, Vidya Balan (playing the eponymous......
Review: Hamari Adhuri Kahani is a pathetic attempt at tragedy
Hamari Adhuri Kahani is a film where three fine actors all play idiots, says Raja Sen. Vidya Balan cries a lot throughout Hamari Adhuri Kahani. Her character, Vasudha, is a timid and......
50 years of Oscar glory: 10 things you didn't know about My Fair Lady
Celebrating 50 years of a timeless Hollywood classic. Some lessons are impossible to forget. Particularly when rendered in the delightful form of Audrey Hepburn and Rex Harrison. It’s been a......
Was Younis waving knife at Flower just friendly banter?
PCB, Pak team management decline comment on Grant Flower's charge against Younis Khan. IMAGE: Former Pakistan batting coach Grant Flower accused Younis Khan of holding a knife to his throat when......
When Pak batsman Younis held knife to Flower's throat!
IMAGE: Younis Khan was recently appointed batting coach for Pakistan's tour of England. Photograph: Morne de Klerk/Getty Images Former Pakistan batting coach Grant Flower has alleged that......
When Shastri sledged the Aussies...
Rajneesh Gupta picks fun sledging through the decades. Part 1: Sledging: Hilarious cricket banter Image: Ravi Shastri in action. Photograph: Adrian Murrell/ALLSPORT/Getty Images Ravi Shastri v......
Arthur to be Sri Lanka's next coach; Flower and Sekar among support staff
Flower and Sekar among support staff IMAGE: Mickey Arthur will be Sri Lanka's 11th coach in the last eight years. Photograph: Andrew Boyers Livepic/Action Images via Reuters Seasoned South......
What is the most frustrating thing about Pakistan?
Lack of freedom, security aspect most frustrating thing about living in Pakistan, said Flower IMAGE: PCB last week decided not to renew Grant Flower’s contract. Photograph: PCB/Twitter Grant......
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