Two Darjeeling high schools girls, who acted as trafficking decoys leading to busting of a cross-border flesh trade ring and an 8-year-old Arunachal girl, who lost her life while rescuing friends in a river, are among those chosen for the National Bravery Award this year. IMAGE:Tejasweeta Pradhan and Shivani Gond, both volunteers with a rights NGO, helped busting of a cross-border flesh trade ring. Photograph: Atul Yadav/PTI Photo For displaying extraordinary valour, Tarh Peeju ... Rediff.com, 5 days ago
“I want to ask Papa Noel (Santa Claus) to bring me an electric guitar this Christmas, because I love music and I’ve wanted one for a long time.” Reuters photographers across continents have asked youngsters to depict what they wanted as gifts this festive season and here’s what they said. KEEP WARM: Alicia, 4, from the indigenous community Tarahumara in Mexico with her drawing. All she wants for Christmas is a winter jacket and clothes for her cousins.Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Warning people against depositing their unaccounted old currency in someone else's bank account, the tax department has decided to slap charges under the newly enforced Benami Transactions Act against violators that carries a penalty, prosecution and rigorous jail term of a maximum seven years. In a related development, official sources said that the department has detected over Rs 200 crore in undisclosed income after it conducted over 80 surveys and about 30 searches in cases of ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
We're glad that these models are back this season! The annual Victoria's Secret extravaganza is less than a month away! It's touted to be the biggest one ever in the history of the lingerie brand. This year the show which will take place for the very first time in Paris, boasts of a glamorous lineup of models including Kendall Jenner, Gigi Hadid, Alessandra Ambrosio, Joan Smalls and Karlie Kloss, among others. While newly-minted angel Jasmine Tookes, who received her VS angel wings ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
25 year old Balakrishna recently made India proud by defeating 250 contestants from 13 countries and winning the title of Mr Asia 2016.Here's the story of how this young man turned his passion into success. IMAGE: Balakrishna was 17 when he dreamt of becoming a body builder. All photographs: Kind Courtesy Yourstory.com Balakrishna, 25, drives a water tanker through the bustling streets of Whitefield, Bengaluru. Ramanjay Water Supply is what he fondly calls it. As I walk up to him, ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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