IMAGE: India’s 19 team celebrates after victory. India dished out a clinical performance to beat hosts Sri Lanka by 34 runs and lift the Asian Cricket Council Under-19s Asia Cup title, in Colombo on Friday. Opting to bat after winning the toss, India Under-19s first posted a competitive 273 for eight in their 50 overs and then rode on its spinners fine bowling effort to bowl out Sri Lanka Under-19 to 239 in 48.4 overs at the R Premadasa Stadium. The first five batsmen, especially ... Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Two Darjeeling high schools girls, who acted as trafficking decoys leading to busting of a cross-border flesh trade ring and an 8-year-old Arunachal girl, who lost her life while rescuing friends in a river, are among those chosen for the National Bravery Award this year. IMAGE:Tejasweeta Pradhan and Shivani Gond, both volunteers with a rights NGO, helped busting of a cross-border flesh trade ring. Photograph: Atul Yadav/PTI Photo For displaying extraordinary valour, Tarh Peeju ...Rediff.com, 5 days ago
Every morning just before 7.30am, several tents are erected in Sector 52 of Gurgaon, which are then taken down in the afternoon, until the next day. The tents host as many as 400 enthusiastic students, who seem to be indifferent to the lack of facilities that ...DNA, 2 weeks ago
When Hitesh Harisinghani and Jahnavi Patel hit the streets of Mumbai after Prime Minister Narendra Modi's demonitisation announcement on Tuesday night, here's what they found. Soon after Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced that Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes would beccome illegal tender from Tuesday midnight, people stormed into nearby ATMs in Mumbai to withdraw whatever money they could. Some people applauded the prime minister’s decision while others thought they deserved a little time ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
For the border residents in Ramgarh sector of Samba district of Jammu and Kashmir, it has been raining bombs and bullets as Pakistan Rangers target several civilian villages along the International Border in the sector. Many border residents say that they have been witnessing death closely since the repeated ceasefire violations by Pakistan. “It rained bombs and bullets on our villages during the day. It was like a war is being fought and we were caught in between, we witnessed death ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
As we celebrate the most awaited festival of the year, these people will be doing their regular jobs. There are no leaves for them; it’s like just another day at work. These good citizens of our nation need special thanks as they ensure that we ...DNA, 2 months ago
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