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Diabetes in India worries North America

There is a growing concern amongst the medical community in India that if unchecked, India is likely to have 30 million diabetics by 2015 -- equivalent to diabetics in the rest of the world. This......

A 'high' holiday: Stoners celebrate National Weed Day

The 4/20 event is a massive free protest festival, with tens of thousands of revellers gathering to celebrate a drug that remains illegal in much of North America: marijuana. April 20, or its......

Indians migrated to America in the 18th century!

'We used to say two things are found everywhere: A potato and a Sikh. I think you can substitute Gujarati for the Sikh because Gujaratis are everywhere.'Historian Vinay Lal, author of The Other......

The war of India's Independence -- in America

Eight years before Mahatma Gandhi's first call for civil disobedience against the British, why, a year even before his return from South Africa to India, a cry for India's freedom was heard from......

To each according to his English

We were speeding on a broad California highway and it was pitch dark early in the morning. Our destination Sacramento, the capital of the state of California was still a few hours away and Paul my......

Mr NSA, what are you doing about Huawei?

Chinese equipment contracts had been given by many public sector undertakings and government companies for their networks, even in sensitive places such as the north east.Surajeet Das Gupta......

Anil Ambani's Reliance Entertainment to partner with Phantom Films

The Reliance Entertainment and Phantom Films joint venture plans to develop and produce at least 5 to 6 films every year Anil Ambani-owned Reliance Entertainment today said its film production and......

IOC to buy stakes in Petronas' LNG project for $900 mn

Indian Oil Corporation on Friday signed a deal to buy a 10 per cent stake in shale-gas assets and a linked liquefied natural gas project in British Columbia for $900 million. The acquisition of......

The world's most wanted white-collar fugitives

It didn't take long for the feds to get their hands on Samuel Israel III after he faked his death on the Bear Mountain Bridge just north of New York City. Israel, a former hedge fund manager......

Jet unveils overseas expansion plans

Unveiling its plans for the newly created hub at Brussels, Jet Airways today said it would operate five flights a day from India to the Belgian capital and provide seamless connections for onward......

Are tickets for Rahman's world tour too steep?

The A RRahman multi city tour across North America was postponed half way through its schedule following the collapse of a part of the Pontiac Silverdome in Detoriot damaging the stunningly......

Hamid, Bhonsle, Blinded by the Light at IFFSA

Firdaus Ali checks out the line-up at the International Film Festival of South Asia in Toronto. IMAGE: Rasika Dugal in Hamid. If a picture is worth a thousand words, a moving picture is worth a......

Akshay to rock Vancouver

Vancouver, Canada, may miss out on seeing the Bachchans perform in their city. But they need not worry. They will get to watch Akshay Kumar instead.Akshay will arrive at Vancouver's PNE (Pacific......

Shah Rukh beats Tom Cruise

Shah Rukh Khan and writer-director Farah Khan exceeded the wildest forecasts as they not only beat the Tom Cruise, Robert Redford and Meryl Streep starring political drama Lions for Lambs over the......

Namesake gets rave reviews in US

Indian Stunner,' the headline in the New York Post reads, followed by a glowing review for Mira Nair's adaptation of Jhumpa Lahiri's bestseller The Namesake. Giving the film three and half stars......

Road to Russia: CONCACAF big guns start with wins

IMAGE Costa Rica's Cristian Gamboa, left, celebrates his goal as Haiti's goalkeeper Johny Placide looks on during their 2018 World Cup qualifying match. Photograph: Juan Carlos Ulate/Reuters......

10 Best Sports PHOTOS of the Week!

Upsets at Wimbledon, Tour de France cyclists pedalling across beautiful landscapes around the North Sea, Messi missing another trophy with Argentina. Rediff.com brings you these pictures and more......

Winter Games begin, Putin keen to prove doubters wrong

Russian President Vladimir Putin attends the opening ceremony of the Sochi Winter Olympics on Friday determined to prove his doubters wrong after militant attacks, a row over gay rights and......

Chances of terror threat low at Winter Games

The threat of a terror attack remains low for the Vancouver Winter Olympics with only a small contingent of demonstrators expected, the head of security for the Games said on Wednesday.......

3 foreign footballers report for U-20 camp

The search for talented foreign footballers wishing to represent the country received a boost, with three youngsters of Indian origin joining the junior camp in Goa on Friday.Simran Singh from......

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