'Photojournalism is there to trigger interest, to make people learn more. And in the long term, to be a visual reminder of how great, brutal, happy, sad and unfair the world once was.'-- Damir Sagolj They say a photograph speaks louder than words. That is perhaps why Reuters decided to present Damir Sagolj, its China-based photographer, the Photojournalist of the Year award. Sagolj spent 2016 documenting the ongoing drug war in the Philippines and North Korea's party congress. In the ... Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Missed out on last week's big stories? Here's a glimpse of all that happened around the world last week in images. An injured demonstrator is been helped by another protester after clashing with riot police during the so-called "mother of all marches" against Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro in Caracas, Venezuela. Photograph: Carlos Garcia Rawlins/Reuters Photographers take pictures as the Soyuz MS-04 spacecraft carrying the crew of Jack Fischer of the US and Fyodor ...Rediff.com, 12 hours ago
Star Indian gymnast Dipa Karmakar has undergone a knee surgery, ruling her out of the Asian Championships next month. Karmakar underwent an Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) surgery in Mumbai and will not participate in the Thailand meet scheduled from May 18. "Hi everyone, there is an update. I recently got injured during practice and underwent an ACL surgery. Rehabilitaion has started and I will be back soon," Karmakar posted on Twitter. The 23-year-old is reportedly being attended to by the ...Rediff.com, 2 weeks ago
In a few years from now, India will be looking at an entirely different type of military adversary across the borders, in our waters, in the air, in space and in our communication networks, says Nitin Pai. What caught public attention recently was the announcement that China’s defence outlays have crossed a trillion yuan ($151 billion) for the first time, albeit growing at a slower 7 per cent in line with slower economic growth expectations. As usual, foreign analysts complained that the ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
'The Chinese being focussed more seawards is definitely better for India with China being the looming threat along our land borders,' says Brigadier S K Chatterji (retd). IMAGE: 'With the South China Sea being Beijing's greater focus, the 7 percent increase in its defence budget is likely to be channelled majorly for the PLA Navy.' The Chinese defence budget for 2017 was presented at the 5th session of the 12th National People's Congress on March 5. It caters for an increase of 7 percent as ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
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