IMAGE: India’s Vijender Singh celebrates. Photograph: Dave Thompson/Getty Images There was no stopping Indian boxing star Vijender Singh as he notched up his fourth successive knockout professional win by pummelling Hungary's Alexander Horvath in under three rounds in Liverpool on Saturday night. Vijender had little trouble outpunching his opponent, who failed to get up after being thrown off balance by his body blows in the third round of the six-round contest of the middlewight ... Rediff.com, 1 month ago
One of the Brussels airport bombers has been identified as one of the prison guards of Islamic State hostages by four French journalists kidnapped and held in Syria from 2013 to 2014. Najim Laachraoui, one of the Brussels airport bombers, has been identified as the guard known as ‘Abou Idriss’. One of the journalists, Nicolas Henin, ‘has formally identified’ Abou Idriss as being Najim Laachraoui, his lawyer Marie-Laure Ingouf said, confirming reports in French ...Rediff.com, 1 week ago
The Pulitzer Prize is the highest award in newspaper and online journalism awarded each year in twenty-one categories. Two teams of photographers working for The New York Times and Reuters received the Pulitzer Prize for breaking news photography on Monday for documenting the journeys of migrants and refugees. The photographers followed thousands of migrants engaged in an exodus from Africa, Asia and the Middle East to Europe over the past year, in an effort to escape a sense of seemingly ...Rediff.com, 1 week ago
IMAGE: Ferrari's Finnish driver Kimi Raikkonen drives during Day 3 of F1 winter testing at Circuit de Catalunya in Montmelo, Spain, on Thursday. Photograph: Dan Istitene/Getty Images A prototype ‘halo’ head protection device made its Formula One test debut in Spain on Thursday, with Kimi Raikkonen declaring visibility to be ‘okay’ after lapping with it attached to the cockpit of his Ferrari. - Sad Alonso, Hamilton hit out at 'broken F1' The governing FIA has said a ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Australian photographer Warren Richardson has won the Photo of the Year 2015 award at the 59th annual World Press Photo Contest, results of which were announced on Thursday.Richardson's picture shows refugees crossing the border from Serbia into Hungary, near Horgos (Serbia) and Roszke (Hungary). Taken at night on August 28, 2015, before a secure fence on the border was completed. The 2016 contest drew entries from around the world: 5,775 photographers from 128 countries submitted 82,951 ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
In the world filled with crisis, issues, war, and hate, people took the time to stop and celebrate the day of love. Here is a small compilation of the unique ways Valentine's Day was celebrated across the globe. World Slide Photos: Newly married couple, ...DNA, 2 months ago
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