Here's our weekly round-up that brings you the latest news on models, designers and celebs from the world of glamour and entertainment. IMAGE: Urvashi Rautela. Photograph: Kind courtesy Matt Petit/The Miss Universe Organisation Bollywood actress Urvashi Rautela feels it is important to impart sex education to children. "I think imparting sex education to children is important. Being a model and an actress I feel we a have a responsibility towards society. "We need to ... Rediff.com, 2 months ago
A SpiceJet cabin crew member, a technical assistant at Dell Computers, and now the first Asian, Indian to become Mr World. Actor-model Rohit Khandelwal, 26, has made it big. And India is proud of him! IMAGE: Rohit Khandelwal -- who weighed 85 kg earlier -- decided to move to Mumbai three years ago for pursuing a career in modelling. He lost 15 kg in a year and bagged his first commercial alongside Bollywood actor Kareena Kapoor. Photograph: Kind Courtesy Rohit ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
Secretary-General''s message to event on "Polio Past and Present: Global Progress since the 1916 New York Polio Outbreak"
MIL OSI United Nations Source: United Nations Headline: Secretary-Generals message to event on Polio Past and Present: Global Progress since the 1916 New York Polio Outbreak I send my warmest greetings to everyone participating in this ...Foreign Affairs.co.nz, 6 days ago
‘Our IT Exemption has been cancelled and that's preventing us from helping other sports’ ‘We have never taken a penny from the government but have built world class facilities at all major and smaller cities’ IMAGE: Indian cricket team. Photograph: Twitter. The Board of Control for Cricket in India president Anurag Thakur, on Saturday, said that as long as the Income Tax Exemption of the Board remains withdrawn, it will be difficult to help Olympic sporting ...Rediff.com, 2 weeks ago
United States Secretary of State John Kerry on Wednesday addressed IIT-Delhi students in the national capital. Kerry was scheduled for a talk with the students at 10 am but was delayed as heavy rains lashed the National Capital Region, and arrived at the venue closer to 11 am. Kerry began his speech with a much-deserved taunt for the Delhi-Gurugram civic bodies by drain shaming India. "Don't know how you all got here. You must have needed boats to get here," he said wryly. During his ...Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago
The top posts on social media from your favourite Bollywood celebrities: Model-turned-actress Lisa Ray is holidaying in Lebanon with hubby Jason Dehni. The 44-year-old year cancer survivor shared a picture, above, on Twitter and wrote, 'Getting good at the #Lebanese brand of joie de vivre! #Beirut #LebaneseSpirit.' 'Breakfasting with the Birthday Boy in #Beirut,' she captioned another picture. She tweeted one more picture and wrote, '#Baalbek #Lebanon #BaalbekInternationalFestival.' *** ...Rediff.com, 4 weeks ago
IMAGE: Narsingh Yadav. Photograph: Facebook. Left red-faced by the four-year ban imposed on Narsingh Yadav by the Court of Arbitration (CAS), the Wrestling Federation of India has demanded a CBI probe into the doping scandal that has jeopardised the grappler's entire career. "The Wrestling Federation of India President (Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh) feels that the World Anti-Doping Agency's timing of appeal against the NADA clean chit to Narsingh ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
IMAGE: Gold medalist Mo Farah of Britain. Photograph: Dylan Martinez/Reuters. Britain's Mo Farah warned he aims to keep winning after becoming the first man in 40 years to retain the two Olympic distance crowns. "It never gets old," beamed the 33-year-old after capturing his second successive 5,000m title on Saturday, winning the Rio final in 13min 3.30sec to emulate Finland'sLasse Viren, who did the double at the 1972 and 1976 Games. "Mentally I had to be on ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Saina Nehwal will be hungry to taste gold this time IMAGE: Saina Nehwal of India reacts. Photograph: Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images for Falcon. Four years after a bronze at London Games made her the toast of the nation, Saina Nehwal will once again carry a billion hopes when she along with the other six shuttlers, including doubles exponent Jwala Gutta, begin their campaign at the Rio Olympics, in Rio de Janeiro, on Thursday. Saina had started her Olympic journey as an 18-year-old ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
IMAGE: Leander Paes at a function following his mixed doubles title triumph at the French Open. Photograph: PTI. Leander Paes aspires to win not only a second Olympics medal but also obliterate the Ramanathan Krishnan's Davis Cup record of mostsingles win for India. The 43-year-old legend is preparing for his record seventh appearance at Rio de Janeiro next month. "He has a few goals ahead of him, and one of them is to win a doubles medal in the Olympics. The other ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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