Olympic bronze medalist Saina Nehwal dished out a dominating performance to post a straight-game win over two-time All England Champion Shixian Wang of China and start her campaign on a positive note at the season-ending BWF World Super Series badminton final in Dubai. A 2011 finalist, Saina showed great temperament and good repertoire of strokes to tame the former World No.1 Shixian, who had beaten the Indian four times in their last five meetings. The ... Rediff.com, 3 days ago
Kidambi Srikanth continued his giant-killing spree while Saina Nehwal hardly broke a sweat toadvance to the pre-quarterfinals of the USD 350,000 Hong Kong Super Series in Kowloon on Wednesday. Srikanth, who had stunned five-time world champion Lin Dan in the China Open Super Series Premier final last week to become the first male shuttler to win a Super Series Premier event, shocked seventh seed Chou Tien Chen of Chinese Taipei 18-21, 22-2,0 21-16 in his men's ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
UN Ebola mission chief Anthony Banbury (on screen) speaks to members of the United Nations Security Council during a meeting on the Ebola crisis at the UN headquarters in New York. Photograph: Eduardo Munoz/Reuters 'If we get 129 states of the United Nations to vote in favour of reform, India has hope' 'There is no controversy over India and peace-keeping missions -- we are just trying to protect the rule of law and the traditional principles of peace-keeping' 'The permanent members ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Here's this week's collection of wacky and funny stories from around the world. 1) College students break world record for largest pillow fight UC Irvine students, mostly freshman and transfers, joined together to try to break the Guinness World Record for the world’s largest pillow fight. An astonishing 4,200 students succeeded in breaking the previous record — 3,813 people — held by Swedish DJ duo Dada Life, who instigated the pillow fight at a concert in ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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