'Right now, people are living under plastic tarpaulins and tin roofs' 'More than assistance, Nepal needs good understanding and support from the international community' Siddhartha Kaul, president of SOS Children's Villages International that has been involved in earthquake relief work in Nepal, speaks to Rashme Sehgal. Image: SOS takes care of 1,000 children in 12 Child Care Spaces. Photograph: SOS Children’s Villages International Siddhartha Kaul, president of SOS Children's ... Rediff.com, 1 week ago
New Zealand’s Ross Taylor hits out during the second ODI against England at the Kia Oval. Photograph: Julian Finney/Getty Images A resurgent New Zealand beat England by 13 runs on the Duckworth/Lewis method in a high-scoring second One-day international, marred by a late rain interruption, at The Oval on Friday, to level the five-match series at 1-1. The tourists responded superbly to their pummelling in the first game by piling up a huge total of 398 for five and England, ...Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago
Veteran actor Mukesh Khanna, who made his way into the hearts of children with his popular superhero TV series Shaktimaan, has been appointed as the new chairperson of the Children Film Society of India (CFSI). The 56-year-old actor has taken over the charge from actor-director Amole Gupte, who resigned in June 2014. "Mukesh Khanna has been made the chairperson of CFSI. There were many people in consideration but he has been finally assigned the charge. "He has a ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
Delhi Daredevils players run to take the field. Photograph: BCCI With Delhi Daredevils having lost nine matches on the trot in the IPL, captain Jean-Paul Duminy is keen to set the record straight when they take on Mumbai Indians at the Feroz Shah Kotla. Having won two of their five games so far in this edition, Duminy is confident about Delhi's next three matches at their home turf. "We are very hungry to set the record right especially in our home ground. We ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
Reserve Bank Governor Raghuram Rajan on Friday said the central bank is looking at allowing full capital account convertibility in a few years. "My hope is that we will get to full capital account convertibility in a short number of years," he said. Full capital convertibility means a foreign investor can repatriate his money into his own local currency at will, which is not allowed in the country now. Stating that the RBI is fairly open to capital inflows, the Governor said: "The only place ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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