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Nadal withdraws from Brisbane tournament

Nadal withdraws from Brisbane tournament

IMAGE: Rafael Nadal during a press conference. Photograph: Charles Platiau/Reuters World No 1 Rafael Nadal's preparations for next month's Australian Open have suffered a blow after he was a late withdrawal from the Brisbane International tournament on Thursday.   The 31-year-old Spaniard has not played since he withdrew from the season-ending World Tour Finals in London in November with a knee injury. He had already withdrawn from an exhibition tournament in Abu Dhabi that starts later ..., 2 months ago

French Prez Macron's 1st visit to India begins on March 9

French President Emmanuel Macron will arrive in India on March 9 on a four-day maiden visit, during which he would discuss bilateral economic, political and strategic ties, the Ministry of External Affairs said on Thursday. A framework agreement on Jaitapur Nuclear Power Project (JNPP) is expected to be signed between the two sides during the visit. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold delegation-level talks with the French president on March 10.   The leaders will co-chair the Founding ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago

'There's something extremely fishy in the Rafale deal'

'There is no secrecy clause to the price (of the aircraft).''There can be secrecy on the capability of the nuclear payload of aircraft and things like that, but the price is hardly a secret.' IMAGE: A Dassault Rafale fighter at the 52nd Paris Air Show at Le Bourget airport. Photograph: Pascal Rossignol/Reuters On February 5, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman stunned the nation when she told Parliament that the government would not divulge certain details, including the per unit cost, of the ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

10 reasons why we wish we were in Paris right now!

The City of Love has become a scenic winter wonderland after seven inches of snow fell in Paris. Iconic landmarks such as the Notre Dame and the Eiffel Tower are blanketed in snow, making the city look even lovelier than it was (if that’s even possible). Here’s a glimpse of Paris right now. Iconic landmarks such as the Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame are covered in snow after seven inches fell in Paris on Wednesday. Photograph: Gonzalo Fuentes/Reuters Holidaying tourists may be ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Military parades Trump might want to copy

United States President Donald Trump has ordered the Pentagon to plan a grand parade this year to show “appreciation” for the armed forces, an unusual move aimed at showcasing the might of the world’s most powerful military. Such an idea first came to Trump when he attended France's Bastille Day celebrations last year. As US now starts planning such a parade, we look at how other countries do it. France Trump’s inspiration for a parade in US comes after what he ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Sports Shorts: Kvitova outplays Mladenovic to lift title

A summary of sports events and sports persons who made news on Sunday. IMAGE: Double Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova last played in a final in June, when she won the title in Birmingham. Photograph: Jason Lee/Reuters Double Wimbledon winner Petra Kvitova captured the St Petersburg Ladies Trophy on Sunday for her first title of the year, beating defending champion Kristina Mladenovic 6-1, 6-2 in the final. Kvitova, who entered the tournament as a wild card, was dominant in the opening ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Indian design brand accuses fashion house Christian Dior of stealing their design

Delhi-based brand, People Tree, have made allegations against Christian Dior after seeing their block prints on the cover of a magazine. Featuring on the cover of Elle magazine, Sonam Kapoor was seen adorned in a boho-chic dress with the controversial print.
 DNA1 month ago

India's Super Rich got richer in 2017

Of the 23 Indian billionaires mentioned in the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, only one saw a reduction in net worth, with the companies owned by most of them outperforming the Nifty 50 index by a big margin. 2017 has been a bumper year for Indian billionaires, with Gautam Adani, Mukesh Ambani, and Sunil Mittal seeing a sharp increase in their wealth despite a slowing economy.   The wealth, or net worth, of Adani, chairman of the Adani Group, grew nearly 120 per cent during this period, ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

It sure looks a lot like Christmas!

From lights to colourful markets, the world is all lit up to celebrate the holiday cheer! Here are images from around the world.   Girls take a selfie during the Christmas market in Zagreb, Croatia. Photograph: Antonio Bronic/Reuters The Montagne Avenue is decorated with Christmas illuminations during the holiday season in Paris, France. Photograph: Charles Platiau/Reuters   Christmas decorations light up the street on Carnaby Street in central London, Britain.
 Rediff.com2 months ago
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