Here's a look at eight images that prove we live in an odd, odd world! Dinosaur robots acting as receptionists greet a hotel employee demonstrating how to check-in to the hotel during a press preview for the newly-opening Henn na Hotel Maihama Tokyo Bay in Urayasu, east of Tokyo, Japan. Photograph: Issei Kato/Reuters Participants wearing cosplay costumes attend the "Made in Asia" fair in Brussels, Belgium. Photograph: Yves Herman/Reuters Villagers whose feet are cast in ... Rediff.com, 1 week ago
Winter Storm Stella, which weather experts and the media have been referring to as a "weather bomb", is walloping northeast United States. Heavy snowfall has shut major cities like New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and Pennsylvania, leaving thousands of travelers stranded in airports across the nation and prompting warnings from officials urging residents to stay off the roads. Over 6,000 US flights scheduled for Tuesday were cancelled and more than 3,000 flights delayed because of the storm, ...Rediff.com, 2 weeks ago
‘Welcome to America’, ‘#Americaisbeautiful’. These were just some of the chants heard at American airports as families reunited with their loved ones after a federal court swept aside the ban imposed by President Donald Trump, which restricted the access of people from seven nations -- namely Iran, Iraq, Libya, Sudan, Yemen, Syria and Somalia. Here’s a glance at the sights across America, which may make you misty-eyed. The US under Trump: Why this American ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
United States President Donald Trump’s new executive order banning immigration from seven Muslim-majority countries -- Iran, Iraq, Libya, Sudan, Yemen, Syria and Somalia – has upended the lives of many families across the world. Here are some stories of how families were torn apart. Together again after seven years Elaf and Anfal Hussain couldn’t wait to tell their mother Iman Alknfosche everything she’d missed in the seven years since they’d last seen her as ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago PHOTOS: US President Trump, wife Melania have a 'ball' of a time Rediff.com, 2 months ago Trump arrives in Washington for inauguration Rediff.com, 2 months ago
IMAGE: Russian whistleblower and runner Yulia Stepanova, right, who helped expose massive doping problems in Russia that led to the country's track and field team being banned from international competition, competes as a neutral athlete in the 800 meter race at the Boston Indoor Grand Prix . Photograph: Brian Snyder /Reuters. Russian whistleblower Yulia Stepanova made a sluggish return to international indoor athletics, finishing last in an 800 metres at the Boston Indoor Grand Prix on ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Wearing pink, pointy-eared hats to mock the new US president, throngs of protesters descended on the US capital and other cities around the globe to show Donald Trump they won’t be silent over the next four years. In more than 600 marches held all over the globe, they carried signs with messages such as ‘Women won’t back down’ and ‘Less fear more love’ and decried Trump’s stand on such issues as abortion, diversity and climate change. Take a look ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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