The Rio Olympics, Portugal winning the Euro Championships, the passing of the great Mohammad Ali, Russian track & field athletes being banned for the Olympics -- what an eventful year 2016 has been! As we prepare to cruise into the New Year, Rediff.com gives you a glance back, through photos, into all the sporting moments that made the last 12 months memorable. FLASHBACK! BEST Sports Photos from 2016 - Part 1 Here is Part 2 of our 3-part series... IMAGE: ... Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago
Shah Rukh Khan was conferred an honorary doctorate by the Maulana Azad National Urdu University in Hyderabad for contribution towards promotion of Urdu culture. Chancellor Zafar Sareshwala conferred the 'honoris causa' (doctor of letters) on Khan and Rekhta Foundation founder Sanjiv Saraf at the sixth convocation of the university, for their contribution in the promotion of Urdu language and culture. Expressing happiness on being conferred the ...Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago
IMAGE: Rio Olympics silver medallist PV Sindhu and coach P Gopichand get a rousing reception atop an open-air bus in Hyderabad. Photograph: SnapsIndia Describing the year that's coming to an end as "fantastic" for her personally, Rio Olympic Games silver medal-winning shuttler Pusarla V Sindhu said she was now targeting the no.1 world ranking among women after reaching a career-best six at present. "It has been a fantastic year for me, because winning a medal at the Olympics is a big ...Rediff.com, 4 weeks ago
"Neither Donald Trump nor Hillary Clinton represent the values and ideals of America.” “After long quarrels, it is finally getting close to being over.” George Joseph hears from voters. IMAGE: A young voter on the East Coast prepares to make her voice heard. Photograph: Mohammed Jaffer/Snapsindia “It is relieving. After long quarrels, it is finally getting close to being over,” Sam Kannappan, one of the founders of the Meenakshi Temple in Houston, Texas, told ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
Indian-American hotelier Sant Singh Chatwal on Monday organised a special prayer service in New York seeking blessings for the victory of Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton on the eve of elections. Head Sikh priests from the New York area assembled at his luxurious penthouse apartment in Manhattan early on Monday morning and conducted traditional Sikh prayers. Joined by his wife Daman Chatwal and prominent New Yorkers, Chatwal, who is chairman of the group Indian-Americans for ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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