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WTF News! It's Weird, True and Funny

Here's a collection of stories that prove we live in a truly mad, mad world. 1) Bald Men Club of Japan hold competition -- to celebrate baldness More than 30 bald men gathered at a......

4-month-old's surgery cancelled due to Trump's travel ban

United States President Donald Trump’s controversial immigration policy on seven Muslim-majority countries has led to the cancellation of a life-saving surgery on a 4-month-old Iranian infant......

PHOTOS: Violence rocks Washington as Trump takes over; over 200 arrested

Six police officers were injured and more than 200 protesters were arrested as brick-throwing vandals torched a vehicle and damaged half-dozen stores after a series of protests marring Donald......

The making of the first Indian-American woman in US House of Representatives

Chennai-born Pramila Jayapal makes history in Washington state; she is also the firstperson of colour in the Washington State Democratic delegation. George Joseph reports from New York. IMAGE:......

'If people get two square meals and a job, they won't take to guns'

'The only positive I see are the youth of India who were earlier just after money. The young now want to do something for society.' Winners of Indians for Collective Action awards speak about their......

Microsoft co-founder, Jimi Hendrix fan, sports team owner... The incredible life and times of Paul Allen

Whenever you think of Microsoft, the only name that crosses one's mind is Bill Gates. But the tech behemoth was co-founded in 1975 by Gates and Paul Allen. Photograph: Anthony P......

Entire text of finance minister's Budget Speech

Budget 2010-11 provided considerable relief to income tax payers by raising the slabs at two levels but hiked the central excise duty on non-petroleum products across the board from 8 to 10 per......

Internet addict? Go to a detox centre!

The US has set up its first detox centre to treat internet addicts, writes Leslie D'Monte. Mumbai-based 15-year-old Naresh (not his real name) sits at his computer for eight to ten hours a day......

What makes a brand authentic?

There were compelling reasons to send Juan Valdez off to the old folks home for advertising's ex-celebs. The fictional coffee-growing icon had been featured in ads for decades, helping establish......

Who founded the sports goods giant Nike?

Sports Goods Giants Who founded the sports goods giant Nike?Take the Rediff Business Quiz and find out how much you know about the world's sports goods companies. Biz Quiz is best viewed in......

Poonia to take part in Diamond League events

In a major boost to her preparations for the London Olympics, Commonwealth Games gold medallist discus thrower Krishna Poonia has been invited to take part in two Diamond League events -- IAAF's......

Poonia takes gold, crosses Olympic qualification 'A' standard

Commonwealth Games gold-medallist Krishna Poonia produced an impressive season's best effort of 62.25m to win gold at Halloween Throws Meet at Portland, United States on Tuesday. Poonia, who......

Poonia bags gold in Portland event

Commonwealth Games gold medalist Krishna Poonia, on Thursday, won gold in women's discus throw event in the Harvest Throw Meet in Portland, United States. Poonia came up with her season's best......

Poonia wins gold in IAAF event in USA

Ace Indian discus thrower Krishna Poonia recorded her season's best performance to win a gold medal in the Annual Athletic Meet at Portland in the United States. Commonwealth Games gold medallist......

Poonia training under Olympic champ Wilkins in US

Laid low by injuries for most of the first half of the season, ace discus thrower Krishna Poonia has begun training under Olympic champion Mac Wilkins in the United States in a bid to qualify for......

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