Swiss ace Roger Federer. Photograph: Getty Images Roger Federer hasn’t won a Grand Slam title this year but the 17-time Grand Slam champion tops Forbes magazine's list of the 10 top tennis moneymakers, announced on Tuesday. The Swiss star made $56.2 million (42.6 million euros) from July of last year through this past June, with endorsement deals from such firms as Rolex and Nike bringing the lion's share of that total, more than $40 million (30 million euros). At age 33, Federer owns ... Rediff.com, 2 days ago
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India’s exponential growth in the last decade has made it the 10th largest economy in the world. But it lacks far behind (ranks 163) when you look at the richest economies in the world. China, on the other hand, comes at 89th position. A country’s wealth is the GDP per person. This means, if the population is large the chances of developing nation to be wealthy are low. India's GDP per capita is $1498.87 (Rs 90,606.69) and China's $6807.43 (Rs 411,509.14). Recently, The World ...Rediff.com, 2 days ago
In an interview to Rediff.com’s Vicky Nanjappa, the author of Fragile Frontiers: The Secret History of Mumbai Terror Attacks, Saroj Kumar Rath, says that the 2008 Mumbai attacks was planned and executed in a bid to keep the militants in Pakistan, especially the Lashkar-e-Tayiba, united and away from Afghanistan. In probably one of the most well-written books on the Mumbai terror attacks, Rath explores every bit of the terror strike before it took place and after it occurred. It ...Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago
The discovery, published by experts from China, France, Denmark and Germany, pointed out that the antigenic variation of the Plasmodium falciparum multicopy var gene family is the key gene linked to severe malaria. It found that expression of a ...Jagran Post, 1 month ago
Average production of oil per day* (barrels per day) Q1 2014 Q2 2014 West Africa 2,600 2,400 North Africa** 800 800 Group Total 3,400 3,200 * Production based on Working Interest, which is PA Resources' ...4 Traders, 1 month ago
Djokovic, who has advanced to the finals each of the last four years hoisting the title in 2011, plays his first-round match against unseeded Argentine Diego Schwartzman but the Serb must navigate an increasingly trickier path. The world number one figures to ...Jagran Post, 1 week ago
'There were three locals who helped in carrying out the attacks. Headley was supported by an Indian named Basheer, who incidentally is also a friend of Rana and arranged the travel documents for Headley. 'When Headley landed in India, he was received by Basheer. But the police never probed Basheer and he continues to remain a mystery to all security agencies. Sabahuddin Ahmed and Fahim Ansari too played a role in carrying out the attacks.' Saroj Kumar Rath, author of the newly-published book ...Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago
Call it paani puri, gol gappa or poochka. This famous street chat is popular across cities in India and one can hardly resist the temptation of having a plate or two. Pani Puri may be called the 'king of chats' but it still remains the forte of the unorganised sector, as it requires minimum investment so most of the sellers or hawkers hail from below poverty line (BPL). Despite these tangy and tasty roadside delicacies being considered unhygienic, an increasing number of kiosks ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
A brighter future for badminton this year says the secretary of Poona District Metropolitan Badminton Association
Pune: The cream of Indian badminton is likely to make it for the second edition of the All India VV Natu Memorial Senior Ranking Badminton Tournament, to be held from August 12-17, here in the city. This was disclosed by Uday Sane, the secretary of Poona ...DNA, 1 month ago
"Today I ask you, the space community, to take up the challenge of developing a SAARC satellite that we can dedicate to our neighbourhood as a gift from India," he said in his address. He asked the scientists to work on a satellite that would ...Jagran Post, 1 month ago
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